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Maserati raises over R18.3-million for African charities
Maserati raises over R18.3-million for African charities

Thirty-five teams, including five red Maseratis, with 70 high-profile women have raised more than R18.3-million for African charities including the Limpopo Province's Sumbandila Scholarship Trust in a high performance dash across Europe from London to Cannes in the south of France to contest the Cash & Rocket Tour 2015...

25 May 2015 14:15

FoodBank South Africa calls for 'Food Fast' on World Hunger Day
FoodBank South Africa calls for 'Food Fast' on World Hunger Day

FoodBank SA is encouraging the people of South Africa to commit to fast for 12 hours from 7am to 7pm on 28 May 2015, World Hunger Day and make a R40 donation...

25 May 2015 11:28

Elliotdale school gets tech savvy
Elliotdale school gets tech savvy

Deputy Minister of Communications, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, recently handed over 25 desktop computers, among other things, to Ngangolwandle High School in Elliotdale, in the Eastern Cape...

By Yolisa Blom 25 May 2015 08:15

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

NMMU students extend a helping hand
NMMU students extend a helping hand

A group of Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) students raised R5000 for the Human Dignity Centre, a facility for vulnerable children in Walmer township...

22 May 2015 08:30

Office workers raise funds for needy student
Office workers raise funds for needy student

A group of kind-hearted employees from a Port Elizabeth communications company are furiously raising funds to help a young student continue studying towards becoming a teacher...

By Devon Koen 22 May 2015 08:15

ACSA and Prof Boateng donate resource books to UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership
ACSA and Prof Boateng donate resource books to UNISA Graduate School of Business Leadership

As part of a Pan-African quasi-academic and industrial social responsibility initiative currently underway in South Africa, Unisa Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) Professor Douglas Boateng presented a free and open public lecture at the SBL campus in Midrand on Monday, 18 May...

20 May 2015 12:15

ExxonMobil "adopts" Ntshidi Primary
ExxonMobil "adopts" Ntshidi Primary

ExxonMobil has "adopted" Ntshidi Primary School in Mzimela Village, outside Empangeni in Kwa-Zulu Natal, to address a range of socio-economic challenges, including mathematics and science skills shortages...

19 May 2015 15:15

Tru-Cape MTB raises over R65,000 for Grabouw school
Tru-Cape MTB raises over R65,000 for Grabouw school

Funds from the Tru-Cape MTB held at the Grabouw Country Club on Saturday, 2 May will contribute significantly to Grabouw High School...

18 May 2015 15:35

Willowton Group donates science kits to the value of R75,000
Willowton Group donates science kits to the value of R75,000

The future of 820 pupils at Smero Secondary School in Edendale, Pietermaritzburg, is looking bright since Willowton Group generously donated R75,000 worth of science equipment to the school...

18 May 2015 10:15

Airports Company SA addresses challenges facing public hospital
Airports Company SA addresses challenges facing public hospital

Like many public hospitals, Helen Joseph Public Hospital in Auckland Park faces numerous challenges. These include high patient loads, old infrastructure and a need for highly qualified staff...

18 May 2015 09:30

Computer lab to empower Emfuleni learners
Computer lab to empower Emfuleni learners

PRETORIA: Teaching and learning at Radipeu Primary School, a deep rural school in Emfuleni, Vanderbijlpark, will become more exciting with the donation of a specialised computer laboratory...

15 May 2015 14:00

Giving livestock to world's poor, training improves life: study
Giving livestock to world's poor, training improves life: study

MIAMI: Giving the poor goats, chickens or cows and offering regular training in how to make a living has helped improve conditions in five countries around the world, researchers said on Thursday...

15 May 2015 13:00

R1 still making a difference
R1 still making a difference

In August 2013, the Vital Foundation launched its R1 makes a difference campaign to assist organisations in the fight against woman and child abuse, whereby R1 from the sale of every pack of Vital Health Foods supplements is donated to the foundation. Since then, it has raised over R6.8 million for the cause...

15 May 2015 07:00

Applications open for 2015 BYM Summit
Applications open for 2015 BYM Summit

The 15th annual BYM summit - a week-long summit for South Africa's most innovative young leaders to come together, learn from the nation's decision makers and craft solutions to relevant developmental challenges - will be held in Joburg from 16 to 20 July 2015...

14 May 2015 13:30

Sedibeng sewer scheme brings relief to residents
Sedibeng sewer scheme brings relief to residents

SEBOKENG: The Sedibeng Regional Sewer Scheme (SRSS) is expected to bring much needed relief for residents living in the Sedibeng District Municipality...

By Gabi Khumalo 14 May 2015 11:15

Campaign to restore dignity to girl learners
Campaign to restore dignity to girl learners

PRETORIA: The Dignity Dreams Nelson Mandela Day Campaign is a non-profit organisation which has set an ambitious goal to raise funds to distribute 18,000 dignity dream packs to young girls by 18 July 2015...

14 May 2015 11:00

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD gives sight to over 1 million
LIGHT FOR THE WORLD gives sight to over 1 million

Last year LIGHT FOR THE WORLD carried out 53,100 sight-saving cataract surgeries and reached a total of 1.2 million people in developing countries, contributing to the decline of the global rate of blindness...

14 May 2015 10:30

NPOs moot taking over delivering of social services
NPOs moot taking over delivering of social services

PRETORIA: Representatives of non-profit organisations (NPOs) have recommended to the Department of Social Development that they should take over the responsibility of delivering social welfare services to South Africans...

13 May 2015 14:00

Social Development to engage with NPOs
Social Development to engage with NPOs

PRETORIA: With a view to strengthen partnerships, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has decided to use this year's Budget Vote as a platform to engage with non-profit organisations...

13 May 2015 09:15

StreetSmart SA raises over R1 million for street kids
StreetSmart SA raises over R1 million for street kids

StreetSmart South Africa has announced its Top 5 donor restaurants of 2014, namely Licorish Bistro, Saxon Five Hundred/Qunu, La Mouette, Savoy Cabbage and Myoga, that led the group of 91 participating restaurants, collectively raising over R1 million...

11 May 2015 14:05

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

Free online conference addresses how to fundraise
Free online conference addresses how to fundraise

Fundraising Online 2015 is a free, virtual conference which will enable anyone who is involved in digital marketing and fundraising for non-profit organisations, to hear from some of the leading experts in this field...

11 May 2015 13:37

PR students launch 'Feed a Dream' at Cape school
PR students launch 'Feed a Dream' at Cape school

On 15 May, fourth-year PR students of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) and the Peninsula School Feeding Association (PSFA) will launch their #FeedADream campaign to learners...

11 May 2015 13:35

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

Graduates urged to own the future
Graduates urged to own the future

PRETORIA: Director General in the Presidency and Secretary of Cabinet, Dr Cassius Lubisi, has encouraged graduates from the North-West University to contribute positively to the development of the country...

8 May 2015 09:41

SA schools get International Space Station inspiration with OSAAT
SA schools get International Space Station inspiration with OSAAT

Want to inspire SA scholars? Think you can go one better than a live Russian cosmonaut broadcast while directly over Africa? Read on...

8 May 2015 06:00

What if each person on Twitter donated a blanket? #TBD2015
What if each person on Twitter donated a blanket? #TBD2015

Since the Twitter Blanket Drive's launch in 2010, thousands of blankets have been collected to provide some relief from the cold...

7 May 2015 15:15

Lodestone upbeat on distribution growth
Lodestone upbeat on distribution growth

Recently listed Lodestone Reit (LDO) managed to grow its diversified portfolio to 22 properties valued at R1.013bn by the end of March‚ the company showed in its financial results for the nine months to March‚ released on Wednesday...

By Alistair Anderson 7 May 2015 13:30

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