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Nedbank awards staff for contribution to social upliftment
Nedbank awards staff for contribution to social upliftment

Nedbank hosted its annual Staff Community Builders Awards on Thursday at RoomFive in Rivonia, Johannesburg, with the purpose of recognising its employees for being active citizens...

21 Nov 2014 14:15

Vineyard Hotel awarded Civic Honours for extraordinary acts of service
Vineyard Hotel awarded Civic Honours for extraordinary acts of service

The Vineyard Hotel has been awarded Civic Honours by the City of Cape Town in recognition of extraordinary acts of service and outstanding contributions to the Cape metropole and its residents...

21 Nov 2014 13:35

Expand a Sign supplies branding to World Youth Rhino Summit
Expand a Sign supplies branding to World Youth Rhino Summit

In support of wildlife conservation, Expand a Sign recently supplied branding to the inaugural World Youth Rhino Summit held at the iMfolozi Game Reserve...

21 Nov 2014 09:45

Domestos continues with Cleaner Toilets, Brighter Future campaign
Domestos continues with Cleaner Toilets, Brighter Future campaign

Comedians Trevor Gumbi and Celeste Ntuli joined the unveiling of newly renovated toilets at Jan Kotlolo Primary School this World Toilet Day, 19 November as part of the Domestos Cleaner Toilets, Brighter Future campaign, and spread the word that while toilets are fun to joke about, poor sanitation is no laughing matter...

20 Nov 2014 13:00

Investment in natural systems to address food security challenges
Investment in natural systems to address food security challenges

A two-day field trip through the Umgeni catchment in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, co-hosted by WWF South Africa and Nedbank, highlighted the vital role healthy, well-functioning natural systems play in supporting the country's food and water security...

20 Nov 2014 09:55

[World Toilet Day] Bidvest Steiner prioritises proper sanitation
[World Toilet Day] Bidvest Steiner prioritises proper sanitation

One third of the world's population have no reliable access to adequate sanitation, hence World Toilet Day...

19 Nov 2014 10:50

Have your social media blinkers blocked the Jenna Lowe #GetMeTo21 campaign?
Have your social media blinkers blocked the Jenna Lowe #GetMeTo21 campaign?

Why has Jenna Lowe asked us to help her #GetMeTo21? It's been all over social media lately, but so has everything else, so little surprise if you're not aware of the dire organ donation situation in SA...

By Leigh Andrews 19 Nov 2014 08:00

Tshebedisano Primary rewarded R100k through Albany campaign
Tshebedisano Primary rewarded R100k through Albany campaign

To decrease the level of pollution and dumping, Albany Bakery's Izandla Ziyagezana campaign, which means "one hand helping another", challenged South African schools to collect Albany Superior plastic bags...

18 Nov 2014 15:35

The Empty Shop empties donations into HospiceWits
The Empty Shop empties donations into HospiceWits

Today, Sandton City and partner McCann Johannesburg celebrated The Empty Shop's success with a clothing donation handover of more than 15,000 items to HospiceWits in Parkmore...

18 Nov 2014 13:00

StreetSmart SA raises R220k for street kids
StreetSmart SA raises R220k for street kids

StreetSmart South Africa, dedicated to helping street children rebuild their lives through donations from restaurants in the Western Cape and Gauteng, has handed over R220,000 to The Kusasa Project and Home from Home...

18 Nov 2014 09:40

LifeStraw community project flows upstream to northern Natal
LifeStraw community project flows upstream to northern Natal

Aqua4Life, the official distributors of LifeStraw in southern Africa, in partnership with the Protea Hotel and Rotary, recently delivered lifesaving water filters to schools and clinics in the KwaZulu-Natal rural town of Hluhluwe...

17 Nov 2014 11:40

Social Feed feeds hungry school kids through social media
Social Feed feeds hungry school kids through social media

What if brands bought media that could make a real difference - like feeding thousands of hungry school children healthy meals every single day? It's in answer to this question asked by Hellocomputer that Social Feed was born...

17 Nov 2014 09:15

Third Vital Award goes to Women and Men Against Child Abuse
Third Vital Award goes to Women and Men Against Child Abuse

Women and Men Against Child Abuse (WMACA) is the third winner of the monthly Vital Awards, a national campaign to bring attention to concerns committed to fighting women and child abuse...

14 Nov 2014 13:25

M-Net Magic in Motion Academy provides internship opportunity
M-Net Magic in Motion Academy provides internship opportunity

As a means of investing in skills development and nurturing new talent, television giant M-Net, with its newly established M-Net Magic in Motion Academy, is offering previously disadvantaged...

14 Nov 2014 08:00

Peer-based township school's results suggest alternative model's potential
Peer-based township school's results suggest alternative model's potential

Through its disruptive learning model that combines peer-based learning, quality teaching and technology, the independent African School for Excellence is proving...

13 Nov 2014 15:30

Four young aspirant golfers treated like pros
Four young aspirant golfers treated like pros

Four boys from the Umhlali Country Club Junior Development Academy tee'd off alongside amateur golfers from all over the world to compete in the Sven Tumba Classic...

13 Nov 2014 14:30

'Balls for Brovember' Action Football Tournament raises money for cancer
'Balls for Brovember' Action Football Tournament raises money for cancer

The first 'Balls for Brovember' Action Football Tournament will take place on 29 November 2014 at Discovery Soccer Park in Johannesburg to raise funds as part of November's proverbial prostate and testicular cancer drive...

13 Nov 2014 11:06

How response-driven innovation can address challenges in ECD
How response-driven innovation can address challenges in ECD

The Early Childhood Development Conversation 2014 created an opportunity for ECD stakeholders to discuss how response-driven innovation can address these challenges without disrupting the current ECD system...

13 Nov 2014 10:40

Snors for a Cause raises R100k for testicular and prostate cancer awareness
Snors for a Cause raises R100k for testicular and prostate cancer awareness

Hundreds of riders on motorcycles of all shapes and sizes participated in the first Harley-Davidson Snors for a Cause Motorcade on Saturday, 1 November, to raise awareness of men's health and the fight against men's cancer...

12 Nov 2014 16:20

Applications open for January 2015 intake of Digify candidates
Applications open for January 2015 intake of Digify candidates

Digify, the Google and IAB SA-backed three-month digital bootcamp run by youth agency Livity Africa, is calling talented 18-to-25-year-olds to apply for its January 2015 intake...

12 Nov 2014 15:30

Geberit funds new volunteer accommodation facility at LIV
Geberit funds new volunteer accommodation facility at LIV

Recognising the significant work of the Lungisia Indlela Village (LIV) in KwaZulu-Natal, Geberit has to date donated R1,200,000 with a further CHF 50,000 planned for 2015, towards rebuilding new accommodation facilities for volunteers at the home.

12 Nov 2014 11:15

Investec invests in TBP's future plans for small business and entrepreneurs
Investec invests in TBP's future plans for small business and entrepreneurs

Recognising the importance of entrepreneurial activity in stimulating the country's economy, Investec has donated 58 Marshall Street to The Business Place to help facilitate its future plans...

11 Nov 2014 13:40

Starting Chance campaign serves Nyanga community from an ECD perspective
Starting Chance campaign serves Nyanga community from an ECD perspective

In partnership with SASDI and UCT, the Tower Property Fund has launched the Starting Chance campaign - an early childhood development (ECD) project in Nyanga, Cape Town.

11 Nov 2014 11:55

Unilever announces winners of 2014 Omo Spar Schools Challenge
Unilever announces winners of 2014 Omo Spar Schools Challenge

Following Unilever's announcement of the winners of the 2014 Omo Spar Schools Challenge, the winning schools received mini science portable laboratories and sports kits to the value of R2.2 million.

11 Nov 2014 10:50

Driver Wellness campaign making final rounds for 2014
Driver Wellness campaign making final rounds for 2014

Engen's annual Driver Wellness campaign has visited 20 Engen truck stops and retail sites over the past six months, educating long distance truck drivers about the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle whilst on the road.

7 Nov 2014 14:20

Inyathelo honours extraordinary philanthropists committed to sustainable social change
Inyathelo honours extraordinary philanthropists committed to sustainable social change

The eighth annual Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards, honouring those whose personal giving has contributed towards sustainable social change in South Africa, took place at the Zip Zap Circus Dome in Cape Town last night.

7 Nov 2014 11:10

2014 Nedbank Capital Sustainable Business Awards winners announced
2014 Nedbank Capital Sustainable Business Awards winners announced

Now in their third year, the Nedbank Capital Sustainable Business Awards were established to broaden the scope of the successful Nedbank Capital Green Mining Awards that ran between 2006 and 2011.

7 Nov 2014 08:46

Sea Harvest's Kids for Kids campaign alleviates waiting list at children's hospital
Sea Harvest's Kids for Kids campaign alleviates waiting list at children's hospital

Through its Kids for Kids initiative, a portion of the sales of every crumbed Sea Harvest product sold from November till February 2015 will be donated to the Children's Hospital Trust.

6 Nov 2014 10:55

Victoria Beckham inspires young women to make better decisions
Victoria Beckham inspires young women to make better decisions

Former Spice Girl and international fashion designer, Victoria Beckham recently pledged her support at an interactive intervention to empower girls and young women infected with and affected by HIV during her first South African trip in her capacity as United Nations (UN) AIDS Goodwill Ambassador.

4 Nov 2014 14:30

Cycle tour changes a life in fight against crime
Cycle tour changes a life in fight against crime

The annual Change a Life Cycle Tour raises funds for the Mike Thompson Change a Life Trust which are used for the prevention of crime and the rehabilitation of victims of criminal offences.

3 Nov 2014 15:30

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