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PnP educational programme to improve matric pass rate
PnP educational programme to improve matric pass rate

According to the Department of Education's 2014 matric review, approximately 41% of learners who enter Grade 1 end up matriculating...

22 May 2015 12:00

It's win-win when you Vote4Charity
It's win-win when you Vote4Charity

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet has kicked off its national Vote4Charity survey campaign, asking supporters to vote and win money for their favourite charity...

11 May 2015 13:51

Enter the SAB Foundation Social Innovation competition
Enter the SAB Foundation Social Innovation competition

Entrepreneurs and innovators with innovative, pro-poor products and services are invited to enter for the SAB Foundation Social Innovation Awards 2015 which carries a first prize of R1m...

11 May 2015 07:20

Puma grows wings
Puma grows wings

Puma has collaborated with Wings for Life World Run, confirming a multi-year partnership that kicks off in May this year. It will support event staff and athletes participating in the Wings for Life World Run...

20 Apr 2015 11:56

Partnerships can rectify school sanitation horrors
Partnerships can rectify school sanitation horrors

A recent exposé published in a South African daily newspaper and featured on the front page as "School Toilets of Shame", revealed the horrific truth about sanitation in Gauteng schools - in most cases there isn't any...

By Peter Cowan 2 Apr 2015 10:40

National Breakfast Month sheds light on the power of breakfast
National Breakfast Month sheds light on the power of breakfast

Breakfast is generally known as the most important meal of the day, yet according to a study published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, there's a tendency to skip it...

23 Mar 2015 14:21

Give Wola Nani a helping hand at its book sale
Give Wola Nani a helping hand at its book sale

NGO Wola Nani will be staging a book/DVD/CD sale from 19-21 March 2015 at Howard Centre, Pinelands Cape Town, as part of the mall's annual "Helping Hands" charity outreach...

18 Mar 2015 15:53

Nederburg never neglects the needy
Nederburg never neglects the needy

The 2014 Nederburg Auction, South Africa's premier rare wine charity sale, raised R209,000 for first-time beneficiaries the Breytenbach Centre in Wellington and the Hope Through Action project in Paarl, who have now received these funds...

18 Mar 2015 14:37

SchoolMedia and adidas roll out soccer goal initiative
SchoolMedia and adidas roll out soccer goal initiative

SchoolMedia and adidas donated 40 branded goalposts to 20 schools across Soweto in January as a campaign to create facilities that would encourage learners to play soccer...

17 Mar 2015 07:00

Disadvantaged lives get better with Albany
Disadvantaged lives get better with Albany

Albany, together with Shoprite, visited selected schools in Limpopo and Mpumalanga over a three-day period as part of the Albany School Donations Campaign...

16 Mar 2015 10:51

Vans teams up with Skateboarding for Hope
Vans teams up with Skateboarding for Hope

Vans has signed up as presenting partner for the year-long Skateboarding for Hope community outreach programme...

11 Mar 2015 14:50

For Greenpop, the grass is greener with Houdt
For Greenpop, the grass is greener with Houdt

With every Houdt product sold, the lifestyle tech accessory brand, through Greenpop, contributes to reforestation in Africa...

10 Mar 2015 15:35

Festival aims to create awareness of water scarcity
Festival aims to create awareness of water scarcity

The Watershed Festival hopes to restore the public's appreciation of clean and accessible drinking water, reminding them of its worth, scarcity and the absence of a substitute...

9 Mar 2015 09:57

PnP promotes sustainable transformation with community food garden
PnP promotes sustainable transformation with community food garden

While community food gardens can address food security, they also create opportunities for people to take ownership of improving their own long-term health and wellbeing...

5 Mar 2015 16:50

Go get your McMuffin on, this National Breakfast Day
Go get your McMuffin on, this National Breakfast Day

Paying tribute to the most important meal of the day, McDonald's will be celebrating National Breakfast Day (#McDBreakfastDay) for the third consecutive year on 9 March 2015...

26 Feb 2015 12:11

Bookmarks Awards reflect a maturing industry
Bookmarks Awards reflect a maturing industry

Winning a Bookmarks Awards is important. It is meaningful for a number of reasons, of which the winning is the least important...

By Danette Breitenbach 23 Feb 2015 11:11

Pink mushroom punnets raise R400k+ for Reach for Recovery
Pink mushroom punnets raise R400k+ for Reach for Recovery

The Power of Pink Pink Punnet 2014 campaign raised R445,643 for Reach for Recovery to purchase silicone prostheses for underprivileged women who can't afford reconstructive surgery after a mastectomy...

19 Feb 2015 11:45

Amorim's CWG sponsorship sets corks popping
Amorim's CWG sponsorship sets corks popping

The Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme, a celebrated mentorship scheme for aspiring young winemakers, has started 2015 on a high note with the announcement of a major sponsorship by Amorim Cork...

28 Jan 2015 15:41

Crime Stop, Crime Line tip-offs lead to 52 arrests
Crime Stop, Crime Line tip-offs lead to 52 arrests

The South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Primedia Group partnership, via the collaboration between Crime Stop and Crime Line, is continuing to yield successes in fighting crime...

27 Jan 2015 11:25

New tuck shop system to bring healthy eating to school systems
New tuck shop system to bring healthy eating to school systems

The Sandwich Baron, which specialises in healthier 'fast food' alternatives, has embarked on a tuck shop initiative by collaborating with Reddford House School...

23 Jan 2015 10:35

Latest Nivea TV commercial features real people and their inspirational stories
Latest Nivea TV commercial features real people and their inspirational stories

Michael Shabalala, Gogo Hazel Myezo and Boitumelo all feature in Nivea's new television commercial which flighted nationally from 5 December 2014...

13 Jan 2015 13:00

Sunday Times and PnP to give away R1m in school fees
Sunday Times and PnP to give away R1m in school fees

The Sunday Times and Pick n Pay are opening a competition where they will be giving away R1 million worth of school fee prizes...

18 Dec 2014 10:00

Over 500k will go a long way for needy families this Christmas
Over 500k will go a long way for needy families this Christmas

The R525,150 raised at the Shoprite group of companies' annual Supplier Awards function, held in Stellenbosch on 29 November 2014, will be donated to FoodBank SA...

4 Dec 2014 12:41

PnP holds another "Day for Madiba"
PnP holds another "Day for Madiba"

To commemorate the anniversary of Nelson Mandela's passing, Pick n Pay will once again hold a "Day for Madiba" in its stores on 14 December, with that day's profits going to the Nelson Mandela's Children's Hospital Trust...

4 Dec 2014 12:30

Peter Cowan
Fostering Ubuntu for a brighter future

As early as the 1950s, the term "Ubuntu" has been seen in African literature ... The word encompasses a plethora of social rights movements, simply translating to the most basic action and human kindness...

By Peter Cowan 3 Dec 2014 10:57

Pick n Pay's Women's Walks raise R1m for breast cancer awareness
Pick n Pay's Women's Walks raise R1m for breast cancer awareness

Pick n Pay's Women's Walks raised R1 million towards enabling PinkDrive to provide breast screening and education to even more women around the country, who without the PBO, may not have had access to these free services...

28 Nov 2014 14:30

Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent
Academy for African Filmmakers to mentor young African talent

The Academy for African Filmmakers is a new initiative by Unilever and MOFILM to help young African talent develop their storytelling and pitching skills while working on real live Unilever briefs with the possibility of having their work broadcast...

27 Nov 2014 16:15

"Share the sound of an AIDS-free generation" and support (RED)
"Share the sound of an AIDS-free generation" and support (RED)

This is The Coca-Cola Company's international call to join efforts in helping end mother-to-child transmission of HIV with the launch of a new campaign in partnership with (RED), titled exactly that...

27 Nov 2014 07:00

Bonnie Ramaila
Is CSI a farce or impactful?

Where is the difference if it's not sustainable and soon forgotten?

By Bonnie Ramaila 24 Nov 2014 10:15

Belvedere vodka goes (RED)
Belvedere vodka goes (RED)

A special edition bottling of Belvedere premium vodka, which has teamed up with (RED) to raise proceeds for the global fund that finances programs to fight HIV/AIDS in Africa, has been launched in South Africa...

19 Nov 2014 15:14

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