Last July, US President Barack Obama set the spark for his Power Africa programme that will help sub-Saharan African countries build power production and transmission projects and double their electricity access. President Obama announced in Cape Town, South Africa, his plan to mobilise US$16-billion for investments that will generate 10,000 megawatts of electricity.
By Kingsley Ighobor 19 Dec 2013 07:04
XZIBIT is challenging 1,000 people to donate R50 a month for 12 months to the One Child At A Time Trust, a subsidy programme offered to disadvantaged children for education by Ambleside school of Hout Bay in Cape Town.
Issued by XZIBIT 18 Dec 2013 13:03
This time of year the urge to give back to those less fortunate arises, and at GraphicMail, the feeling is no different. The South African email service provider (ESP) has come up with a way to help those less fortunate, and what better way to lend a helping hand through something an ESP knows best? Emails.
Issued by GraphicMail 18 Dec 2013 11:27
While filling the car with luggage, toys, eats and drinks, please don't forget to pack what's most important - the car seat or booster seat, to protect what matters most - in case of a real emergency.
Issued by Matrix 18 Dec 2013 10:48
As a gesture of appreciation to all of our clients for their support during 2013 and in lieu of purchasing year-end gifts for you, PocketMedia Solutions has donated R20,000 to Cotlands in your name.
Issued by PocketMedia 18 Dec 2013 10:03
Every December, the South African National Blood Service makes a plea for donations. The problem is that most people are on holiday and have other things on their mind.
Issued by Gentlemen 18 Dec 2013 08:55
The DigitLab team decided that rather than having a last team building for 2013, they would spend a day helping a worthy cause. They identified a charity called The Nyusa Project, which was recently launched and based at Kwadinabakubo School in Molweni KZN.
Issued by DigitLab 17 Dec 2013 13:11
As part of its quarterly CSR initiative, BMi Research recently planted grass and colourful flowers at the Lambano Sanctuary in Wychwood.
Issued by BMi Research 12 Dec 2013 11:33
Responding to President Jacob Zuma's call for a national day of prayer and reflection, a capacity crowd of more than 7,500 people joined government ministers and leaders of the UCKG at a memorial service to honour the life of former President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela.
Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 11 Dec 2013 12:10
The Community Chest invites the public to join it in signing the Nelson Mandela Tribute Board as we celebrate the legacy of Tata Madiba.
Issued by The Community Chest of The Western Cape 11 Dec 2013 09:45
Internationally, the month of April has been designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Its goal is to raise public awareness about sexual violence and to educate communities and individuals on how to prevent sexual violence. (video)
11 Dec 2013 08:52
On the Dot Montague Gardens Pamphlet Division decided to forfeit their year-end party this year and rather used their party money for gifts for the children of Solomon's Haven.
Issued by On the Dot 9 Dec 2013 13:15
The story of South Africa is a story woven from the fabric of contradictions, struggle and survival into a garment of celebration, exuberance and endurance - based on the life story of one man.
By Lorenzo Davids, Issued by The Community Chest of The Western Cape 9 Dec 2013 12:16
The Hyatt's global corporate responsibility platform, Hyatt Thrive, has given South African group, Women of Vision a US $7500 grant to further the organisation's efforts in education and personal advancement. The group has also launched #SHARINGJOY, a fundraising social media campaign.
9 Dec 2013 09:26
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