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Combating Africa's inequalities
Combating Africa's inequalities

In this special coverage of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the focus is on SDG 10, which is "Reduced inequality within and among countries". The aim of SDG 10 is for countries to adopt policies that promote the three dimensions of sustainable development - economic, social and environmental...

By Ernest Harsch 10 Jan 2018

BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest
BBC China editor quits in equal pay protest

BBC journalist Carrie Gracie announced Monday she had quit her post as China editor in protest at an "indefensible pay gap" at the British broadcaster, winning support from dozens of colleagues...

8 Jan 2018

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Social media can help conservation

Table Mountain National Park has a problem, but Instagram can help...

28 Dec 2017

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Leveraging digital platforms for the greater good - beyond the 12 days of Christmas

Effective causal communications using the digital ecosystem can be powerful instruments for systemic change and brand longevity, not just in times of giving like the festive season...

By Deseré Orrill 25 Dec 2017

Tozer Events & Marketing Gives The Gift Of Hope
Tozer Events & Marketing Gives The Gift Of Hope

In South Africa, we have a well-known word, or concept if you will, called Ubuntu. It means 'humanity to others' or in other words I am what I am because of who we all are...

Issued by Tozer Events & Marketing 21 Dec 2017

'Tis the season for giving: The Kfm Truck of Love drives into the Cape spreading holiday cheer
'Tis the season for giving: The Kfm Truck of Love drives into the Cape spreading holiday cheer

The Kfm Truck of Love in partnership with LottoStar returned to Cape Town this December to make the holiday period brighter for less fortunate children...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 19 Dec 2017

365 Johnnie Walker statues stride to end woman and child abuse in South Africa
365 Johnnie Walker statues stride to end woman and child abuse in South Africa

Residents of Johannesburg awoke to the sight of 365 Striding Men 'walking' the iconic Nelson Mandela Bridge, prompting the whole of South Africa to ask, who are they? And why have they come?...

Issued by McCann Johannesburg 14 Dec 2017

TLC Marketing Worldwide gives some TLC to the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre
TLC Marketing Worldwide gives some TLC to the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre

TLC Marketing Worldwide has finally fulfilled its dream of making over the Diepsloot Community Loving and Care Centre in order to improve the learning environment of the young children at the Early Childhood Centre Development (ECD)...

Issued by TLC Marketing Worldwide 13 Dec 2017

KwaZulu-Natalians raise hundreds of thousands for Toy Story
KwaZulu-Natalians raise hundreds of thousands for Toy Story

The people of KwaZulu-Natal have pledged R749,631 in an amazing display of generosity during this year's Toy Story Corporate Challenge Day, at Gateway Theatre of Shopping...

Issued by East Coast Radio 13 Dec 2017

BASA expands Creative Futures Business Engagement into Ethiopia
BASA expands Creative Futures Business Engagement into Ethiopia

Business and Arts South Africa is significantly expanding its African partnership initiative with the implementation of Creative Futures programme's Business Engagement in Ethiopia...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 13 Dec 2017

#SiemensAirDrop: Travellers from Joburg to Cape Town encouraged to exchange baggage allowance for water
#SiemensAirDrop: Travellers from Joburg to Cape Town encouraged to exchange baggage allowance for water

This festive season Gautengers will descend on a drought-ravaged Mother City, putting more strain on water supply. They will be encouraged to exchange five kilos of their on-flight baggage allowance for five litres of water...

12 Dec 2017

Corruption Watch launches hard-hitting animation video on anti-corruption day
Corruption Watch launches hard-hitting animation video on anti-corruption day

In commemoration of 9 December 2017, International Anti-Corruption Day, a UN-designated day to raise awareness of corruption around the world, Corruption Watch has released a satirical animation video...

Issued by Corruption Watch 11 Dec 2017

The power of regional radio: CapeTalk, corporates and schools behind Cape's water challenge
The power of regional radio: CapeTalk, corporates and schools behind Cape's water challenge

CapeTalk, in partnership with the Shoprite Group and the University of Stellenbosch, recently announced a smart water roll-out with 100 schools which aims to save one million litres of water a day at schools across Cape Town...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 11 Dec 2017

#Newsmaker: Kerry Hibberd to 'Change the World' w/ 'goodvertising' and Vodacom
#Newsmaker: Kerry Hibberd to 'Change the World' w/ 'goodvertising' and Vodacom

Net#work BBDO strategist Kerry Hibberd is going to be swapping creative strategy for volunteering next year, as part of Vodacom's Change the World programme...

By Jessica Tennant 4 Dec 2017

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#NoExcuse: New movement to get Champion Men involved in tackling gender-based violence

In SA, instances of femicide are five times the global average and one in five women are assaulted by their partner. #NoExcuse has been launched, with Carling Black Label and Takuwami Riime! as the inaugural supporters, to...

30 Nov 2017

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Fastjet, (Red) and Oliver Mtukudzi team up in the fight for an Aids-free generation

A new partnership between Fastjet and Aids organisation (Red) will be launched with the release of a new track, Holiday by legendary singer-songwriter Oliver Mtukudzi. 100% of the proceeds from track sales will be donated to the Global Fund...

28 Nov 2017

Global Street Store Day is launched to celebrate the 700th Street Store
Global Street Store Day is launched to celebrate the 700th Street Store

On 14 January 2014, M&C Saatchi Abel hosted the first-ever Street Store event in Cape Town - a rent-free, premises-free, pop-up clothing 'store' for the homeless...

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 24 Nov 2017

Godllywood Self Help teaches that when a decision to follow God's Word is made, lives change
Godllywood Self Help teaches that when a decision to follow God's Word is made, lives change

The final meeting of Godllywood Self Help explored the age-old question of why many women feel unfulfilled despite having achieved success in different areas of their lives...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 22 Nov 2017

SHOUT opens libraries in Tembisa and Soshanguve
SHOUT opens libraries in Tembisa and Soshanguve

The SHOUT Foundation, a philanthropic organisation founded by popular South African artists Danny K and Kabelo Mabalane have done it again. In raising awareness of childhood literacy the organisation opened two libraries...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 22 Nov 2017

Making a 'splash' about Toy Story
Making a 'splash' about Toy Story

More than 500 toys have been donated towards Toy Story 2017 yesterday morning, after a Northlands Primary school learner challenged East Coast Radio Breakfast's Darren Maule to a 1km relay swim...

Issued by East Coast Radio 21 Nov 2017

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Curating 'creativism' and wearing it forward with the Mal Foundation

Net#work BBDO's Mike Schalit founded the not-for-profit Make a Life (Mal) Foundation a while ago as a banner for initiatives that use creativity for good. Here, Schalit and Mal designer-in-chief Emma Strydom explain how their recent t-shirt designs have benefitted the Seed library initiative and more...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Nov 2017

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Net#work BBDO opens two more school libraries

Net#work BBDO's non-profit foundation, Mal has opened its 11th and 12th Seed libraries at the Tlamatlama Primary School in Tembisa and Mafumbuka Primary School at Soshanguve on Monday, 13 November 2017...

16 Nov 2017

OFM ringing in the festive season
OFM ringing in the festive season

OFM will be ringing in the festive season with the ever-popular "SPAR Carols by Candlelight" in Potchefstroom and Bloemfontein. As always, the night will be dedicated to charity...

Issued by OFM Radio 15 Nov 2017

Tractor Outdoor sponsors Reach For A Dream Foundation
Tractor Outdoor sponsors Reach For A Dream Foundation

Tractor Outdoor has partnered with the Reach For A Dream Foundation to assist its Aircraft Raffle campaign by contributing billboard space to promote the initiative...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 14 Nov 2017

WhyFive BrandMapp Top End Study 2017 released
WhyFive BrandMapp Top End Study 2017 released

The WhyFive BrandMapp 2017 Top End Study that annually tracks changes at the top of South Africa's wealth triangle reveals a significant colour shift at the wealthy end of the rainbow nation...

3 Nov 2017

Levergy agrees on partnership with JAG Foundation
Levergy agrees on partnership with JAG Foundation

2017 Discovery Sport Agency of the Year, Levergy has agreed on a pro-bono partnership with the JAG Foundation, South Africa's biggest sports development programme...

Issued by Levergy 31 Oct 2017

Firewater offers free digital session for local charities
Firewater offers free digital session for local charities

Sandton-based digital and PR agency Firewater is inviting charities from across Joburg to a free Digital and PR Therapy session...

31 Oct 2017

Five benefits of using custom recycled products to market your company
Five benefits of using custom recycled products to market your company

Using environmentally friendly products in the course of running your business helps in further preservation of natural resources and also projects a responsible image of your company - a fresh angle to your marketing strategy...

Issued by Naija Writers’ Coach 26 Oct 2017

A vital message
A vital message

The Brand Film Co. (a member of The Brand Alive Group), in association with Perfect Directions and Salmon Motion Design, have created a highly compelling three-minute film for The Love Trust...

Issued by Brand Alive 19 Oct 2017

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