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The Power of Positive Women – Thabsile’s Story

This is the first post in North Star Alliance’s “Women and Wellness“ series which celebrates the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day by exploring issues related to women’s health and wellness in the transport sector and related communities.  The following article is by Thabsile Sithole, transcribed by Robin Landis. I am Thabsile Sithole. I am […]

Mr. Mpumelelo “Mpume” Mbangwa ©Brennan Glansbeek CategoriesNews Press Releases

North Star recruits celebrity cricket commentator for truck driver healthcare

North Star, which provides basic healthcare to truck drivers and peripheral communities along transport corridors throughout Africa, has taken on veteran cricket personality Mpumelelo “Mpume” Mbangwa as its ambassador to promote the aims of the organisation. Mbangwa, who represented Zimbabwe in the international cricket arena, has become even more well known for his broadcasts from […]

Blood minerals fuelling epidemics

Nick Kristof’ recent article on blood minerals in eastern Congo has set off a lot of chatter in the blogosphere (see here, and here). There is a lot of talk about company’s “cleaning up their supply chains”. In the growing maelstrom of indignation, let’s not forget the human components of those supply chains: the transporters […]

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