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contents S IN THIS ISSUE | SERVICE, ISSUE 77, AUGUST/SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2021 SERVE AND DELIVER A round-up of news, snippets and trends GUIDING THE TRANSITION SALGA is focusing on renewal in the run-up to the local government elections SERVICE WITH PRIDE City of Johannesburg: a government of local unity 3 RED ZONES FOR GREEN ENERGY Service interviews the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research 6 SA’s OIL AND GAS GUARDIAN Service speaks to Dr Phindile Masangane, CEO of Petroleum Agency SA 10 MIND THE GAP Dr Nkosana Moyo, the founder of the Minds Institute, on why we must rekindle the spirit of African solidarity 15 OUR YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT SA’s efforts to tackle joblessness can be more effective: here’s how 20 DIGITAL MEDIA GAMBLE Restricting access to the Internet or social media is a risk for African leaders 22 THE LOCKDOWN GENERATION How Covid-19 is likely to slow down a decade of youth development in Africa 24 LIVING LEKKER LOCALLY Service magazine speaks to Proudly SA CEO, Eustace Mashimbye about localisation 27 TOGETHER WE WILL GO FURTHER Vodacom Business keeps the local government efficient and agile 28 SERVICE Service ISSUE 77 AUG/SEPT/OCT 2021 WITH PRIDE City of Johannesburg: a government of L E A D E R S H I P I N G O V E R N M E N T local unity THE LOCKDOWN GENERATION LIVING LEKKER LOCALLY THE CITY WITH PRIDE OF SERVICE 30 IBC 10 IN SERVICE TO SOUTH AFRICA THEMBI NKADIMENG BRIDGING THE SKILLS GAP RENEWED REGULATIONS FOR GAS INDUSTRY Service magazine | 1