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WRC, CSIR host dialogue on environmental refugees, climate-induced migration
WRC, CSIR host dialogue on environmental refugees, climate-induced migration

Organised by the Water Research Commission (WRC) in collaboration with the CSIR, experts from a range of institutions recently convened in Pretoria to discuss the impacts of environmental refugees and climate-induced migration in Southern Africa in general, and South Africa in particular...

2 days ago

SAVA notes a successful 2017 conference
SAVA notes a successful 2017 conference

The Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) recently hosted its 2017 Vinyls SA Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton...

2 days ago

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#CannesLions2017: Titanium Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Titanium Lions award ceremony on its final night, 24 June 2017...

1 day ago

Screenshots from the Grand Prix-winning 'Boost Your Voice', as well as Gold-winning 'We're the Superheroes' and 'Child Replacement Programme'.
#CannesLions2017: Integrated Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Integrated Lions award ceremony on its final night, 24 June 2017...

1 day ago

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Zuckerberg on Facebook's new mission statement

CNN's Laurie Segall interviewed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in an exclusive broadcast interview - his first in nearly five years. They chat about the company's new mission statement, political divisions, democracy, and internet access... [video]

2 days ago

It's time to take affordable housing in SA to the next level
It's time to take affordable housing in SA to the next level

There can be no arguing against the fact that the provision of affordable housing is a vital component of the social transformation and empowerment efforts of local and national governments across South Africa...

By Leanne Govender 2 days ago

Add Hope empowers NGOs to make a difference
Add Hope empowers NGOs to make a difference

NGOs are often able to make money donated go much further than people realise due to the partnerships and pricing they have in place...

3 days ago

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FAO distributes seeds and fertilisers to a million people in north-east Nigeria

"Investing in agricultural assistance today will provide food for tomorrow; and can ensure people have a source of food even when they are cut off from other forms of humanitarian aid."

3 days ago

Now more than ever, NGOs must be embraced
Now more than ever, NGOs must be embraced

In a troubled year, it is more important than ever that we help those who help others...

By Therina Wentzel 3 days ago

2017 SERAS CSR Awards now open
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...

21 Jun 2017

Development programme empowers small-scale farmers with agricultural knowledge
Development programme empowers small-scale farmers with agricultural knowledge

The Farmer Development Programme aims to provide all farmers in rural SA with agricultural knowledge regarding good planting practices, sustainable farming, business plans, planting techniques and the use biotechnology...

21 Jun 2017

Reliance Compost earns gold at Eco-Logic Awards
Reliance Compost earns gold at Eco-Logic Awards

Reliance Compost, provider of 100% Certified Organic Compost produced from green garden refuse, won a gold Eco-Logic Award in the Recycling and Waste Management category...

21 Jun 2017

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Why the world needs to get smarter about water consumption

In 1900, just 15% of the world's population lived in cities. Now that proportion is over 50%...

By Dragan Savic 21 Jun 2017

SA, Rwanda to enhance environmental protection
SA, Rwanda to enhance environmental protection

South Africa and Rwanda share a common concern and responsibility to enhance cooperation in the fields of environmental protection and sustainable development...

21 Jun 2017

Stalled PPAs are hurting investors and govt's growth objectives
Stalled PPAs are hurting investors and govt's growth objectives

The DoE and Eskom again did not provide any clarity to investors in the renewable energy sector as to when the power utility will sign PPAs...

21 Jun 2017

Grand Prix-winning 'Care Counts'.
#CannesLions2017: Creative Data winners!

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

20 Jun 2017

Innovation Lions' Grand Prix-winning 'Humanium Metal Initiative’.
#CannesLions2017: Innovation winners!

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

20 Jun 2017

Climate imperils Ethiopia's coffee output: study
Climate imperils Ethiopia's coffee output: study

Climate change could wipe out more than half of Ethiopia's coffee production unless farmers move to higher ground, scientists warned. Climbing temperatures and dwindling rainfall have already degraded prime growing areas...

20 Jun 2017

Zambia hotels winning at sustainability with agricultural and entrepreneurship projects
Zambia hotels winning at sustainability with agricultural and entrepreneurship projects

The Royal Livingstone Victoria Falls Zambia Hotel team's agricultural and entrepreneurship projects have had far-reaching impacts in terms of sustainability and socio-economic development...

20 Jun 2017

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

President and CEO of AGT Foods, Murad Al-Khatib, was picked from 59 individuals representing 49 countries and named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017...

20 Jun 2017

Mpho Nemukula, poultry farm manager, Sovereign Foods
SA youth driven by passion, finds success as poultry farm manager

Mpho Nemukula, who works as an area manager for Sovereign Foods in Uitenhage knew that she wanted to be a farmer. Her love of and passion for farming has contributed to her success as a poultry farm manager...

20 Jun 2017

BRICS countries have an important role to play in achieving SDGs
BRICS countries have an important role to play in achieving SDGs

BRICS countries have an important role to play in achieving the international goals to eradicate hunger and poverty by 2030. They form an important economic block. Together they produce more than one-third of global cereal production...

20 Jun 2017

Wind farms are hardly the bird slayers they're made out to be. Here's why
Wind farms are hardly the bird slayers they're made out to be. Here's why

People who oppose wind farms often claim wind turbine blades kill large numbers of birds, often referring to them as “bird choppers”...

By Simon Chapman 20 Jun 2017

Dutch designers use human waste to make electricity
Dutch designers use human waste to make electricity

The Compost Kliko Toilet could lead to people getting away from flushing potential down the toilet...

By Bongani Shweni 20 Jun 2017

#CannesLions2017: Glass Lions winners!
#CannesLions2017: Glass Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Lions Glass award ceremony on 19 June 2017...

19 Jun 2017

Canes Lions PR Grand Prix winner Fearless Girl, by McCann New York, State Street Global Advisors.
#CannesLions2017: PR Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes PR award ceremony on 19 June 2017...

19 Jun 2017

Boost Mobile's Promo & Activation Lions Grand Prix-winning work.
#CannesLions2017: Promo & Activation Lions winners!

The 64th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity hosted the Cannes Promo & Activation award ceremony on 19 June 2017...

19 Jun 2017

Partnership helps female farmers, youth bridge the unemployment gap
Partnership helps female farmers, youth bridge the unemployment gap

As the girls' interest in farming grew and with quite a few interested in setting up cooperatives, Khulisa decided to seek additional opportunities and with the support of the Monsanto Fund, enrolled 28 girls at Buhle Farmers Academy...

19 Jun 2017

Code4Change aims to reach 300,000 learners by 2020
Code4Change aims to reach 300,000 learners by 2020

#CodeClimbers have created a crowdfunding campaign to raise R100,000 for Code4Change to bring coding to three schools in Gauteng...

19 Jun 2017

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