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Paddle Pop and Tygerberg Children's Hospital all scream for ice cream
Paddle Pop and Tygerberg Children's Hospital all scream for ice cream

Because ice cream makes everything better, the Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation distributed Paddle Pop ice creams, as part of the brand's "week of joy" campaign, to the kids and their visitors at the Tygerberg Children's Hospital yesterday...

19 Dec 2014 11:30

Swimmers aim to raise awareness of water crisis
Swimmers aim to raise awareness of water crisis

Globally renowned extreme swimmers, Andrew Chin and Toks Viviers, will take to the polluted Wilge River at Harrismith in the Free State on 6 January and swim over ten days to Frankfort, 200km downstream...

19 Dec 2014 10:34

Public urged to join Gift of Light campaign for festive season
Public urged to join Gift of Light campaign for festive season

Philips has launched its 'Gift of Light' campaign during the festive season, enabling the public to make a donation from as little as R300 to provide a healthier and safer home environment for impoverished communities...

19 Dec 2014 08:06

StreetSmart raises R185k for Gauteng beneficiaries
StreetSmart raises R185k for Gauteng beneficiaries

Following its recent Western Cape donation, StreetSmart SA has handed over R185,000 to its 2015 Johannesburg and Pretoria beneficiaries, namely Kids Haven and the PEN Streetwise Project...

18 Dec 2014 14:30

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

Valprè donates 600 trees as part of recycling-tree planting initiative
Valprè donates 600 trees as part of recycling-tree planting initiative

In partnership with the Wildlands Conservation Trust, Valprè Spring Water has planted 600 trees across six local Gauteng schools as part of its commitment to uplifting the local environment and communities...

17 Dec 2014 12:00

Below average company CSI reporting widespread
Below average company CSI reporting widespread

While criticism at claims made about community development and project delivery usually focuses on the public sector, its private CSI counterpart is often the scene of sloppy reporting with low standards of measuring the effects of work done...

17 Dec 2014 10:00

[21 Icons - Season 2] Taddy Blecher
[21 Icons - Season 2] Taddy Blecher

The acclaimed series 21 ICONS South Africa will feature the twentieth icon of its second season: Dr Taddy Blecher, a pioneer of the free tertiary education movement in South Africa...

15 Dec 2014 10:28

SAA provides specially developed children's magazine
SAA provides specially developed children's magazine

In partnership with the Nal'ibali national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, SAA will offer passengers travelling with children, and unaccompanied minors, a specially developed magazine...

15 Dec 2014 08:49

Sun International committed to serve green listed seafood
Sun International committed to serve green listed seafood

Serving only green listed seafood sourced from sustainable suppliers as approved by the Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative (SASSI) by 2017 - that is the commitment by all Sun International owned restaurants...

15 Dec 2014 06:41

Engen celebrates 21 years with R200k donation to children's wheelchair project
Engen celebrates 21 years with R200k donation to children's wheelchair project

In celebration of its 21st birthday celebrations, Engen Petroleum has donated R200,000 to the National Council for Persons with Physical Disabilities in South Africa (NCPPDSA)...

11 Dec 2014 10:10

Scholarship paves road for achiever
Scholarship paves road for achiever

Jason Field, 23, was awarded the R50,000-a-year premier's top achievers scholarship by Noxolo Kiviet for his outstanding academic performance in the special needs pupils' category five years ago...

11 Dec 2014 09:05

TGRC awards winning schools of glass recycling competition
TGRC awards winning schools of glass recycling competition

The Glass Recycling Company has awarded the winning schools in South Africa that collected the highest quantities of glass during TGRC's Annual Schools' Glass Recycling Competition...

10 Dec 2014 11:40

Consistent growth in CSI spend stagnates in 2014
Consistent growth in CSI spend stagnates in 2014

Research undertaken by Trialogue, a corporate social investment (CSI) consultancy, has seen the typical year-on-year growth of CSI expenditure stagnate in 2014...

10 Dec 2014 10:10

giveITback donates solar PC lab to KZN school
giveITback donates solar PC lab to KZN school

Africa's first commercially available solar powered container (PC) lab built within a shipping container, will improve access to information and communication technologies (ICT) in non-affluent, rural and remote communities...

9 Dec 2014 08:26

MSC Cruises, Ukuthemba Foundation partner for a good cause
MSC Cruises, Ukuthemba Foundation partner for a good cause

MSC Cruises will stage a charity event in support of the children of the Ukuthemba Foundation, in Cape Town's harbour aboard the MSC Opera on Saturday, 24 January 2015, with a guest performance by South African-born songstress, Nomakhosi.

8 Dec 2014 15:56

Air Traffic and Navigation Services donates libraries to rural schools
Air Traffic and Navigation Services donates libraries to rural schools

Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) recently donated a library to Ineeleng Primary School in the Northern Cape, including a trained librarian and approximately 1,000 books...

8 Dec 2014 08:20

Cipla Foundation and the Pebbles Project host wellness day for local community
Cipla Foundation and the Pebbles Project host wellness day for local community

Health screenings were conducted for over 330 members of the local Stellenbosch farming community at Owethu on 22 November as part of a wellness day hosted by the Cipla Foundation and the Pebbles Project...

5 Dec 2014 08:55

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

Africa United features new Ebola prevention communications for West Africa
Africa United features new Ebola prevention communications for West Africa

At yesterday's official draw for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015, the Confederation of African Football announced the launch of Africa United, a global health communications campaign aimed at preventing the spread of Ebola in West Africa...

4 Dec 2014 09:45

MasterCard Foundation commits to university partnership
MasterCard Foundation commits to university partnership

The MasterCard Foundation is committing $86.6 million to work in collaboration with four new African university partners...

3 Dec 2014 14:15

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

EduPlant nurtures a new generation of eco-savvy entrepreneurs
EduPlant nurtures a new generation of eco-savvy entrepreneurs

Winners of this year's EduPlant tree planting and entrepreneurial competition were announced recently at an awards ceremony for schools that have had the most success in the programme...

3 Dec 2014 09:30

REDISA launches transporter workshops for SMME development
REDISA launches transporter workshops for SMME development

The Recycling and Economic Development Initiative of South Africa ran its first Transporter Workshop in Maitland on 27 November where REDISA officials trained 20 active transporters on efficiency, what is required in terms of providing a service to dealers, and insights on the support provided by the organisation...

2 Dec 2014 08:10

SAP Africa and FIRST LEGO League support skills development of SA youth
SAP Africa and FIRST LEGO League support skills development of SA youth

During a showcase event held last week, SAP Africa showcased its continued sponsorship of FIRST LEGO League South Africa where COO Derek Kudsee announced a financial contribution of R1,4 million...

1 Dec 2014 11:05

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

'Tis the season to be... giving the gift of hearing with MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet
'Tis the season to be... giving the gift of hearing with MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet

Fa la la la la, la la la la. This is the sound of Christmas: joyful carols; the crinkling of wrapping paper; the tapping of dancing feet; the crackle of the braai. And to share the magic of the festive season, Woolies is giving the gift of hearing to 200 children with impaired hearing...

27 Nov 2014 12:30

#UTEForce affects change in uMkhanyakude through soccer
#UTEForce affects change in uMkhanyakude through soccer

Chevrolet Ute Force, in partnership with Dreamfields, is rolling out an interschool soccer league with 18 primary schools in the uMkhanyakude District, an impoverished farming community in Pongola, at Injula Primary School...

27 Nov 2014 11:45

"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

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