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CRET students continue to achieve excellent results

The Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust provides bursaries and support towards tertiary studies for disadvantaged students, while providing young adults with opportunities to gain essential work experience...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 20 Mar 2017

Urban farming project to deliver Harvest of Hope

UCook will contribute a portion of its gross profits to Abalimi Bezekhaya, its preferred supplier of organic produce, to support the organisations upskilling urban farming project, Harvest of Hope...

20 Mar 2017

Five lessons in strategy from the non-profit world

During a recent trip to Innsbruck to work with SOS, I learned a lot about the parallel workings of the for-profit and not-for-profit worlds...

By Nicola Tyler 20 Mar 2017

GSB graduate launches ‘Epic Scholarship' fundraiser

UCT GSB alumnus Mervyn Christoffels will participate in the 2017 Absa Cape Epic cycle race as part of the Team GSB Foundation to raise funds for talented but financially disadvantaged students wanting to do an MBA at the GSB...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 17 Mar 2017

Sinakho graduates sew their way to financial security

The 15 women of the 2016 Sinakho Women and Youth Development Programme are ready to enter the world of fashion, after graduating this week...

17 Mar 2017

Parmalat honours South Africa's top township entrepreneurs

The Parmalat Phuma Phambili programme, initiated in 2015, aims to work with emerging fast food and retail businesses as a business enabler...

15 Mar 2017

GIBS hosts the fourth International Conference on Responsible Leadership

Responsible and effective leadership is under the spotlight at the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Illovo, Johannesburg this week...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 14 Mar 2017

First Johnson & Johnson Africa Innovation Challenge winners

Johnson & Johnson has announced the winners of the first Africa Innovation Challenge at the Global Entrepreneurship Congress today, 14 March 2017...

14 Mar 2017

Registration deadline for the McDonald's U/14 Schools League fast approaching

The 2017 McDonald's U/14 Schools League registration is underway and open to all schools in South Africa. Now in its eighth year, the league promises nothing but exciting things for schools and players.

Issued by Pacinamix 13 Mar 2017

Private-public collaborations for the upliftment of underprivileged schools

On 10 March, the Industrial Development Corporation celebrated five fruitful years of partnership with Adopt-a-School (AAS) Foundation and the Department of Education at an event in Bushbuckridge...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 13 Mar 2017

New structure for Val de Vie Foundation

Having launched a new structure to its foundation, Val de Vie Estate, a Nation Builder business, is encouraging homeowners to get involved in the communities around the Paarl-Franschhoek Valley...

13 Mar 2017

PPC partners DRC stakeholders to empower local communities

PPC Barnet has initiated a new technical training centre and a local farming project in the DRC with the aim of boosting employment and community economies in nearby villages surrounding the cement plant...

10 Mar 2017

#EatOutHelpOut: StreetSmart SA restaurants helping their communities out

New signage is helping identify participating restaurants as members of the StreetSmart SA restaurant community, allowing restaurants to promote their support more visibly and helping philanthropically inclined diners to...

9 Mar 2017

Coca-Cola Beverages launches ‘Grow my Business' in Soshanguve

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has launched its first ‘Grow my Business' training in Soshanguve, empowering 57 small business owners with relevant knowledge...

9 Mar 2017

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