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 Jimmy   Manyi  was re-elected as president of the BMF. Pic: MARIANNE SCHWANKHART. 08/10/2009. © The Times.
Guptas sell The New Age and ANN7 to Manyi

The Guptas have agreed to sell their shares in The New Age newspaper and ANN7 channel to Lodidox‚ ow.

Bill Clinton in SA, wants to boost charity

By Sapa-AP | 2012-07-16 11:20:11.0

Former US President Bill Clinton says he's trying to get more support for a charity he helped found that provides training for impoverished South African school children in hopes they can carve out a better future for themselves.

Clinton said Sunday the charity wants to fill gaps that state services cannot meet by attracting private funding and volunteers.

“I hope to get more support and make it bigger,” he said during a visit to a youth centre in the Soweto township outside Johannesburg on his first day of a tour through several African countries.

The City Year charity was launched by former South African President Nelson Mandela and Clinton in 2005. It provided after-school care for 23,000 children since then.

Clinton expects to meet Mandela on Tuesday, a day before he celebrates his 94th birthday.

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