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MyPlanet, supporting rhino conservation in transparent manner
MyPlanet, supporting rhino conservation in transparent manner

With International Rhino Day just around the corner, on 22 September 2014, there is a renewed focus around raising funds for rhino conservation and concern around misappropriation of funds.

19 Sep 2014 13:30

Tongaat Hulett sponsors Rally to Read
Tongaat Hulett sponsors Rally to Read

Tongaat Hulett, in partnership with Rally to Read, is investing in twelve rural KwaZulu-Natal primary schools.

19 Sep 2014 10:00

With Chevrolet and One World Futbol the possibilities through play are endless
With Chevrolet and One World Futbol the possibilities through play are endless

As part of Chevrolet's global What Do You #PlayFor? campaign, the vehicle manufacturer has reached an epic milestone with delivery of the 1-millionth One World Futbol donated by the brand.

19 Sep 2014 08:00

'Slipper Day' a success thanks to SA support
'Slipper Day' a success thanks to SA support

Reach For A Dream held their annual Reach For Your Slippers campaign also known as "Slipper Day" on 1 August 2014. The campaign called on all South Africans to "reach for their slippers", and to wear them to work or school to help a child fight a life-threatening illness.

19 Sep 2014 07:45

Climate change: the South African scenario
Climate change: the South African scenario

On Tuesday, 23 September, more than 120 world leaders will meet in New York to announce how they each intend to tackle climate change. Two days before the summit, billed as the 'largest mobilisation on climate change', the People's Climate March will demand for urgent action.

By Sindy Peters 18 Sep 2014 11:49

Golden Valley sponsors Pioneer Rally
Golden Valley sponsors Pioneer Rally

Golden Valley Casino is sponsoring R100,000 towards the 2014 Pioneer Rally in aid of the Pioneer School for the visually impaired.

17 Sep 2014 13:15

LexisNexis SA initiates Cycle against Trafficking Challenge
LexisNexis SA initiates Cycle against Trafficking Challenge

LexisNexis South Africa has initiated a three-day cycling challenge for the benefit of three KwaZulu-Natal NGOs active in the field of anti-human trafficking.

17 Sep 2014 12:20

Libraries popping up in unexpected places
Libraries popping up in unexpected places

Literacy Week (8 to 12 September) saw the Read Education Trust having Readathon pop-up libraries pop up in unexpected places.

16 Sep 2014 13:45

Community Chest funds R30m towards community projects
Community Chest funds R30m towards community projects

The Community Chest has announced an investment of up to R30-million in the form of operational and project funding for communities during the 2014/2015 financial year.

16 Sep 2014 10:45

Kumba hands over R16m bioenergy and organic vegetable project
Kumba hands over R16m bioenergy and organic vegetable project

Kumba Iron Ore's Thabazimbi mine launched a R16-million farming project in the community of Regorogile, near Thabazimbi, earlier this month.

16 Sep 2014 09:20

BDO supports shelter for vulnerable women and children
BDO supports shelter for vulnerable women and children

BDO Durban's female staff recently participated in a charitable initiative that entailed collecting groceries and personal care items on the wish list of vulnerable women and children at the specially selected Ikhaya Le Themba.

15 Sep 2014 11:45

The Times' Phendulani Literacy Quiz gets underway this week
The Times' Phendulani Literacy Quiz gets underway this week

Grade 6 and 7 learners from more than 40 under-resourced schools in South Africa put their literary knowledge to the test at the 6th Phendulani Literacy Quiz - a competition that aims to develop the literary knowledge and comprehension skills of learners through reading.

15 Sep 2014 10:00

Cancer survivors hit the road with Cancer.vive
Cancer survivors hit the road with Cancer.vive

Journeying ten days from 25 September, a group of over 50 cancer survivors, supporters, crew and media travel more than 2,300km on motorcycles and in other vehicles taking a message of hope and inspiration to over 10,000 people.

15 Sep 2014 09:10

REDISA sponsors isiXhosa writing competition
REDISA sponsors isiXhosa writing competition

REDISA has announced its sponsorship of the story writing competition organised by the Puku Children's Literature Foundation and supported by the Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign.

12 Sep 2014 10:00

Proceeds of art auction at MOST go to Phakama Women's Academy
Proceeds of art auction at MOST go to Phakama Women's Academy

Steve Limbrick's 12 paintings of iconic, comic sheep were auctioned at the MOST Awards ceremony last week in support of the VWV Group's Phakama Women's Academy.

12 Sep 2014 08:00

UNISA alleviates impact of academic conference on environment
UNISA alleviates impact of academic conference on environment

When organising its HELTASA 2013 Conference, UNISA committed to reducing its effects on the environment by incorporating a R100 donation into the registration fee per delegate which has been donated to Food & Trees for Africa.

11 Sep 2014 10:00

Night of 1000 Drawings raises R130k for Thomas Wildschutt Primary
Night of 1000 Drawings raises R130k for Thomas Wildschutt Primary

The Night of 1000 Drawings on 28 August 2014 at the Good Hope Centre in Cape Town attracted over 1,500 people and raised R130,000 for the Thomas Wildschutt Primary School in Retreat.

10 Sep 2014 13:45

Rare Disease Society of SA preps 'potjie with a purpose' cook-off
Rare Disease Society of SA preps 'potjie with a purpose' cook-off

The Rare Disease Society of South Africa's annual potjiekos competition will see Sandton residents participate in a cook-off to raise funds and awareness about life threatening, rare diseases.

10 Sep 2014 11:55

Public Investment Corporation continues to invest in libraries project
Public Investment Corporation continues to invest in libraries project

The Public Investment Corporation has been investing in Breadline Africa's Mandela Day Libraries Project since 2012 and continues to do so with the recent launch of two new libraries.

9 Sep 2014 13:00

Ford transforms shipping containers into homes for underprivileged communities
Ford transforms shipping containers into homes for underprivileged communities

As part of Ford's Global Week of Caring, the company converted shipping containers into homes, as well as a soup kitchen, for underprivileged communities in Nelson Mandela Bay yesterday.

9 Sep 2014 10:34

Gary Player Invitational celebrates 15 years of 'giving golf a heart'
Gary Player Invitational celebrates 15 years of 'giving golf a heart'

South Africa's premier charity golf tournament, the Gary Player Invitational is celebrating its 15th anniversary at the Lost City Golf Course at Sun City from 20 to 23 November.

8 Sep 2014 14:00

Reliance sponsors Ride the Rhino
Reliance sponsors Ride the Rhino

In memory of the 1004 rhinos poached last year, Reliance Compost has partnered with the fourth annual Resolution Health Ride the Rhino race, taking place in conjunction with World Rhino Day later this month.

8 Sep 2014 13:10

South Africans challenged to become bone marrow donors
South Africans challenged to become bone marrow donors

The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town, a long-standing supporter of The Sunflower Fund, has produced a new 30-second ad that highlights the fund's National Bandana Day Campaign and the need for new donors...

5 Sep 2014 16:05

Whiskas donates R250k to Cheetah Outreach Trust
Whiskas donates R250k to Cheetah Outreach Trust

Through its Nurture their Nature campaign, Whiskas has generated R250,000, which its donated to the Cheetah Outreach Trust, a cheetah education and conservation project based in the Western Cape.

5 Sep 2014 13:00

SkyVision provides e-learning opportunities for underprivileged students in Ghana
SkyVision provides e-learning opportunities for underprivileged students in Ghana

SkyVision Global Networks Ltd. has extended its commitment to Ghana's Crossover Academy by providing satellite for the orphaned students.

5 Sep 2014 10:05

REDISA to transform SA through skills and small business development
REDISA to transform SA through skills and small business development

The 7th Annual Global Economic Symposium (GES) is underway, hosting 600 industry representatives from across the globe to discuss and develop solutions to current global economic challenges.

5 Sep 2014 09:00

Ithala launches 'Teach Children to Save' campaign
Ithala launches 'Teach Children to Save' campaign

KZN's provincial development finance agency, Ithala has launched the 'Teach Children to Save' campaign to inspire youth through financial literacy.

4 Sep 2014 09:15

Literacy app launching on 8 September
Literacy app launching on 8 September

On Monday, 8 September, the Nal'ibali reading-for-enjoyment campaign, in partnership with Mxit Reach, will launch a literacy app...

4 Sep 2014 08:45

State-of-the-art medical simulation lab in aid of clinical education
State-of-the-art medical simulation lab in aid of clinical education

Philips has installed a high-tech medical training simulation lab on the UJ's premises during a stopover in Johannesburg on its fifth consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow.

4 Sep 2014 08:20

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