The group of visiting boys on the balcony of the Port of Ngqura’ Admin Building overlooking port activities. Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) joined the Department of Basic Education and corporate South Africa in observing the national Tomorrow’s Man initiative, with the port landlord’s head office and certain ports opening their doors to dozens of male learners. Tomorrow’s Man, spearheaded by national vehicle tracking company, Tracker, is aimed at empowering and developing high school boys, by exposing them to positive role models, career guidance and the working world. It was formerly known as The Men in the Making programme. The boys hosted by TNPA were a mix of employees’ sons as well as previously disadvantaged learners from TNPA’s adopted high schools across the country. TNPA’s Adopted Schools programme is designed to build the Authority’s capabilities within the ports by developing mission critical skills within its communities from the ground up. TNPA Corporate Social … [Read more...]
About Alan Straton: Passionate about Port Elizabeth and definitely NOT packing for Perth. Alan's ethos is epitomised in the words of Nelson Mandela; "I have fought against white domination and I have fought against black domination. I have cherished the idea of a democratic and free society. If need be, it is an ideal for which I am prepared to die."