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2017 SERAS CSR Awards now open

The 2017 edition of The Sustainability, Enterprise, and Responsibility Awards (SERAS CSR Awards) Africa is now open for entries...

2 days ago

#CannesLions2017: Creative Data winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Creative Data award ceremony on 20 June 2017...

2 days ago

2017 SheEO SleepOut moved to August

The SheEO SleepOut event has been moved from 22 June to 8 August 2017...

15 Jun 2017

Paralympian teen teams up with CN for anti-bullying campaign in Africa

15-year-old Paralympian, Ntando Mahlangu, is teaming up with Cartoon Network to launch the 2017 anti-bullying campaign, CN Buddy Network in Africa which aims to raise awareness around bullying, empowering children of Africa...

13 Jun 2017

Airbnb hosts open their homes to those in need

In more than 65 emergencies around the world, our community has opened their doors, and spare bedrooms, to those in desperate need of a safe harbor...

By Joe Gebbia 12 Jun 2017

Entrepreneurs challenge transferable human disease with innovative water and sanitation solution

Two entrepreneurs took it upon themselves to find an innovative solution to deal with a deprived human need - water and sanitation - by creating a mobile hand wash called mo-Wash...

By Godfrey Sono 12 Jun 2017

Qhubeka bicycles help keep Paarl communities safe

The first 50 bicycles built at Nederburg in Paarl were given to three neighbourhood watch organisations which oversee safety in the Paarl East area. These bicycles are intended for distribution to vulnerable South Africans...

9 Jun 2017

Partnership to boost hands-on volunteerism

Fundraising programme, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet has partnered with NPO, Better SA for an innovative hop-on-hop-off minibus service facilitating volunteer experiences...

7 Jun 2017

Tasting, testing and toasting success of the #TTKXTheLangaProject

The Guga S'thebe arts and culture centre in Langa was humming all afternoon on Saturday and Sunday, 27 and 28 May 2017 with the sold-out-weeks-ago ‘The Test Kitchen X Langa' pop-up charity event...

By Leigh Andrews 5 Jun 2017

#WorldEnvironmentDay: How eating green can help save the planet

Replacing meat, eggs, and dairy with plant-based foods, even just one day a week, can make a tremendous difference, especially as we face water restrictions, shortages of arable land and the threats of climate change...

5 Jun 2017

Bulldog Rescue Angels giving bully breeds a new lease on life

A charity that specialises in rescuing and rehabilitating bulldogs and associated breeds, Bulldog Rescue Angels will host its first Golf Day to raise some much-needed funds...

2 Jun 2017

Damelin takes part in cancer relay

Damelin took part in a cancer relay at Jan Smuts stadium in East London to demonstrate a message of hope. The event honoured cancer survivors as well as those who are living with this fatal disease...

By Nana Zuke, Issued by Damelin 1 Jun 2017

Moving the microphone to the heart of the communities

Heart FM will once again take the microphone to the heart of Western Cape communities for the 16 Days For Youth initiative from 1 June...

Issued by Heart FM 1 Jun 2017

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International

AGT Foods CEO scoops EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 title

President and CEO of AGT Foods, Murad Al-Katib, was picked from 59 individuals representing 49 countries and named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017. He was chosen not only for his success in building a business empire focused on providing vegetable protein to the developing world, but also for helping to feed refugees.

3 days ago

Self-financing modular homes for the rural poor

India houses the largest proportion of the global poor with no access to adequate housing and electricity.

By Bongani Shweni 15 Jun 2017

Disrupted agriculture, high food prices deepens food insecurity in Africa

While large agricultural harvests in some regions of the world are booming for global food supply, protracted fighting and unrest are increasing displaced and hungry people elsewhere. This according to the new FAO Crop Prospects and Food Situation report which shows that 37 countries - 28 of which are in Africa - require external assistance for food.

12 Jun 2017

Here are the women - FCB's female dynamos tell it like it is

There's no denying the creative industry needs a diversity shake-up across all aspects: gender, race, culture and age. Here, five of FCB's leaders from across the globe share their views on the fact that a truly diverse agency is what will be a truly clever agency - if not today, then tomorrow.

By Leigh Andrews 1 Jun 2017

Highly contagious disease can decimate tilapia populations

A highly contagious disease is spreading among farmed and wild tilapia, one of the world's most important fish species for human consumption. According to a special alert issued by FAO's Global Information and Early Warnings Systems, the outbreak should be treated with concern and countries importing tilapias should take appropriate risk management measures by intensifying diagnostics testing, enforcing health certificates, deploying quarantine measures and developing contingency plans.

29 May 2017

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