Princess of Africa appointed NEPAD goodwill ambassador
Princess of Africa appointed NEPAD goodwill ambassador

Internationally renowned singer and humanitarian Yvonne Chaka Chaka has been appointed the NEPAD Agency's goodwill ambassador for TB and nutrition...

4 hours ago

Research chairs on waste management appointed
Research chairs on waste management appointed

Government has launched South Africa's first ever research chairs on waste management...

6 hours ago

Wave goodbye to 'pale, stale, male' industry events with WiM Africa

Women in Marketing (WiM) Africa launches through their Loeries Masterclass today. Find out why it's an opportunity to showcase to the rest of the world the transformative creativity and innovation that comes from the continent, the African stories that can resonate with anyone and the world-class work being done here...

By Leigh Andrews 3 hours ago

#WomensMonth: Renewables, sustainability and singing in the car

Nomzamo Landingwe Macoso is broad-based black economic empowerment (BBBEE) strategist at Nordex Acciona Wind Power...

By Nicci Botha 6 hours ago

Woodstock residents win right to challenge City of Cape Town on housing

Residents facing eviction from their homes in Bromwell Street, Woodstock, are entitled to challenge the City of Cape Town's housing plan, the Western Cape High Court has ruled...

By Barbara Maregele and Tara Osborne 5 hours ago

Mutualpark office launches waste-to-drinking water filtration plant

Old Mutual's Mutualpark office in Pinelands, Cape Town recently launched the first corporate-based waste-to-drinking water filtration plant in the country...

23 hours ago

Altos Tequila challenges bartenders to share their sustainable ideas

Altos Tequila recently launched its Tahona Society's Collective Spirit Project competition in Johannesburg...

1 day ago

We are guinea pigs in a worldwide experiment on microplastics

One of the main problems with plastics is that although we may only need them fleetingly - seconds in the case of microbeads in personal care products, or minutes as in plastic grocery bags - they stick around for hundreds of years...

By John Meeker 1 day ago

#WomensMonth: A burning desire to deliver meaningful green energy projects

Delivering green energy to Africa while working in a dynamic team, and making real positive changes in rural communities are the things that make Katherine Persson, general manager: Windlab, tick...

By Nicci Botha 2 days ago

SAFE launched to rid SA schools of pit toilets

With nearly 4,000 schools with pit latrines, President Cyril Ramaphosa says the launch of the Sanitation Appropriate for Education (SAFE) initiative is an answer to an emergency...

1 day ago

Tougher Climate Change Bill needed, says NGOs

The Life After Coal/Impilo Ngaphandle Kwamalahle Campaign has called for a more robust, proactive Climate Change Bill...

2 days ago

#FairnessFirst: Code-switching and dealing with queen bees in the workplace

The negative impact of code-switching and tokenism, why females speak almost three times as many words a day as men and how to deal with queen bees in the workplace were hot topics at the most recent Future Females Cape Town morning session. Here's what you missed...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

5 brilliant female engineers changing the sanitation landscape

Lack of sanitation is one of the world's leading development challenges...

By Dr Sudhir Pillay 3 days ago

#WomensMonth: An entrepreneur with a lot of heart and sole

Whether its shoes, leather goods, coffee or healthy snacks, serial entrepreneur, Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu, has the Midas touch when it comes to transforming quintessential Ethiopian products into global brands...

By Nicci Botha 3 days ago

Occupiers of Cape Town buildings hold first congress

About 300 members and supporters of Reclaim the City gathered at Queen's Park High School in Woodstock...

By Phathiswa Shushwana 3 days ago

Combining communications and social science to foster sustainable behaviour

The use of behavioural science together with communications to help people in communities and organisations act in more sustainable ways is increasing worldwide...

By Hugh Tyrrell 3 days ago

Can sound help save a dwindling elephant population? Scientists using AI think so

Deep in the rainforest in a northern corner of the Republic of Congo, some of the most sophisticated monitoring of animal sounds on Earth is taking place...

By Jennifer Langston 3 days ago

Are you restless and ready to build a new world?

If you are itching to pioneer at the frontier of social innovation on the African continent, apply for this catalytic opportunity with the Bertha Centre...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 days ago

Dancing to victory in Impact Inspired Launchpad

Geluksdal Dance Academy has been named the winner of Impact Hub Joburg's 2nd annual Impact Inspired Launchpad...

2 days ago

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