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Crime Stop, Crime Line tip-offs lead to 52 arrests
Crime Stop, Crime Line tip-offs lead to 52 arrests

The South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Primedia Group partnership, via the collaboration between Crime Stop and Crime Line, is continuing to yield successes in fighting crime...

27 Jan 2015 11:25

Women explore "Who am I?" to help them be a positive influence for others - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
Women explore "Who am I?" to help them be a positive influence for others

The theme of the third meeting of Godllywood's 12 Parts of Me programme, designed to empower women to live fulfilling and joyful lives, was taken from Shakespeare's famous line "to be or not to be"...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 27 Jan 2015 11:17

Enabling The Love Trust - Brand Alive
Enabling The Love Trust

Brand Alive has launched a groundbreaking new social investment initiative designed to create real and sustainable value for South African non-profit organisations where it counts most...

Issued by Brand Alive 22 Jan 2015 11:40

Kaya FM, ABI and Thebe Foundation prepare primary school learners for back-to-school 2015 - Kaya FM 95.9
Kaya FM, ABI and Thebe Foundation prepare primary school learners for back-to-school 2015

Kaya FM and Amalgamated Beverage Industries welcomed learners from Mvelaphanda Primary school and Reagile Primary back to school by giving them tools to ensure a successful start to the year...

Issued by Kaya FM 95.9 16 Jan 2015 10:19

It's back-to-school time with Gagasi FM - Gagasi FM
It's back-to-school time with Gagasi FM

Gagasi FM's annual back-to-school CSI campaign, Geleza neGagasi, is back. Each year the station sets aside R120,000 to assist deserving learners and students, particularly those from disadvantaged communities...

Issued by Gagasi FM 14 Jan 2015 11:12

Sponsor an early learning playground with Cotlands
Sponsor an early learning playground with Cotlands

Cotlands is launching a new ad campaign this week, called 'Sponsor a playgroup', in time for back to school. The non-profit early childhood development organisation is addressing the education and social crisis...

14 Jan 2015 09:19

Activation creates awareness of Ronald McDonald House Charities NPO
Activation creates awareness of Ronald McDonald House Charities NPO

McDonald's South Africa's CSI project, Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC), assists with improving the health and well-being of sick children who are being treated at hospitals by providing support...(video)

8 Jan 2015 09:10

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

Blue Label Telecoms brings satellite connectivity to disadvantaged Namaqualand communities - Cellfind
Blue Label Telecoms brings satellite connectivity to disadvantaged Namaqualand communities

Two disadvantaged farming communities in the Northern Cape have had satellite dishes installed so that they can purchase prepaid electricity without having to travel long distances to do so...

Issued by Cellfind 18 Dec 2014 10:34

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

GraphicMail gives back with #sendmeal - GraphicMail
GraphicMail gives back with #sendmeal

This time of the year people are busy with holiday shopping and getting ready for the summer vacation. Many South Africans, however, aren't as fortunate, and something as trivial as a healthy meal can be a luxury...

Issued by GraphicMail 12 Dec 2014 13:18

Godllywood shares secrets of how women can change themselves and adjust their relationships - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
Godllywood shares secrets of how women can change themselves and adjust their relationships

Professional women from a wide range of industry sectors attended the first of 12 monthly meetings aimed at helping women think about their role in society, address prevalent problems and work through possible solutions...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 9 Dec 2014 12:28

In commemoration of our founder's legacy: Join us in paying tribute
In commemoration of our founder's legacy: Join us in paying tribute

The Nelson Mandela Foundation has launched a rich media exhibition and digital activation to drive global awareness of Madiba's living legacy...

Issued by Nelson Mandela Foundation 8 Dec 2014 11:27

Algoa FM's Big Walk paints new picture for kids' cancer in EC - Algoa FM
Algoa FM's Big Walk paints new picture for kids' cancer in EC

The Provincial Hospital in Port Elizabeth will soon be the home of a modern Paediatric Oncology Ward, thanks to the generosity of the 9,000 people who took part in the 2014 Algoa FM Boardwalk Big Walk for Cancer...

Issued by Algoa FM 5 Dec 2014 09:57

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

Mortimer Harvey and Mark White Nissan heed call for help from Hot 91.9FM on behalf of Benoni SPCA - Mortimer Harvey
Mortimer Harvey and Mark White Nissan heed call for help from Hot 91.9FM on behalf of Benoni SPCA

On Thursday last week, Hot 91.9FM called on listeners to help the Benoni SPCA after their vehicle was involved in a car accident, leaving it beyond repair. Mortimer Harvey and Mark White Nissan came to the rescue...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 3 Dec 2014 13:43

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

Women in Action launch New Beginning programme to help women change their lives - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
Women in Action launch New Beginning programme to help women change their lives

A programme to help women work through the pain of their past, which has enslaved their minds and keeps them thinking in "victim mentality", has been launched by Women in Action (WiA), a dedicated group of pastors' wives...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 3 Dec 2014 10:57

Women in Action offers free counselling to help victims of abuse Break the Silence - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
Women in Action offers free counselling to help victims of abuse Break the Silence

Women in Action's Save a Tamar counsellors marked the start of the annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children by offering counselling to members of the public passing through Beyers Naude Square...

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 1 Dec 2014 22:01

Converse Africa and Tractor Outdoor donate GROWbag planters to urban farming communities in Cape Town - Tractor Outdoor
Converse Africa and Tractor Outdoor donate GROWbag planters to urban farming communities in Cape Town

Cape Town-based NGO, "Soil For Life", has been delivering training on food gardening in underprivileged communities across the city for over 12 years. They teach people how to establish organic vegetable gardens at their homes...

Issued by Tractor Outdoor 1 Dec 2014 14:27

East Coast Radio raises more than R1.6 million for KZN's children - East Coast Radio
East Coast Radio raises more than R1.6 million for KZN's children

East Coast Radio raised R1,649,612 in 12 hours this month for its key annual CSI initiative, East Coast Radio's Toy Story with Game...

Issued by East Coast Radio 1 Dec 2014 12:29

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

34 bringing the sound of hope to iKhaya le Themba - 34
34 bringing the sound of hope to iKhaya le Themba

34 has created an initiative to bring the supportive voices of family and loved ones to the sidelines of an after-school facility's sports field in the Imizamo Yethu informal settlement in Hout Bay...

Issued by 34 27 Nov 2014 11:35

Jacaranda FM's Sisters with Blisters raises R400,000 for abused women and children - Jacaranda 94.2 FM
Jacaranda FM's Sisters with Blisters raises R400,000 for abused women and children

Over 5,000 men, women and children and pets took to the streets in Fourways for the Sisters with Blisters 5km fundraising walk to raise awareness of the plight of woman and children in solidarity with the 16 Days of Activism campaign...

Issued by Jacaranda 94.2 FM 27 Nov 2014 11:33

"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

Primedia Outdoor CSI triple jump in KZN - Primedia Outdoor
Primedia Outdoor CSI triple jump in KZN

November was a busy CSI month for Primedia Outdoor as the company embarked on a week-long mission to two schools and an early childhood development centre. This required many weeks of planning, preparation and logistics. ...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 25 Nov 2014 12:14

Primedia Outdoor makes a happy return - Primedia Outdoor
Primedia Outdoor makes a happy return

Primedia Outdoor returned to Ezibeleni School for the Mentally and Physically Challenged to distribute the shoes they sized up in October as well as hand over all the wheelchairs and mobility aids acquired for some of the learners...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 24 Nov 2014 13:15

Bonnie Ramaila
Is CSI a farce or impactful?

Where is the difference if it's not sustainable and soon forgotten?

By Bonnie Ramaila 24 Nov 2014 10:15

Jackal Berry MTB Challenge 2014 - BMi Research
Jackal Berry MTB Challenge 2014

The fourth Jackal Berry MTB Cycle Challenge is set to hit the dirt tracks from 28-29 November, with riders and sponsors hoping to raise R200,000 for the Ubuhle Day Care and Development Centre in Bronkhorstspruit...

Issued by BMi Research 21 Nov 2014 10:21

The Primedia Outdoor "Nelly There" Team do the Momentum 94.7 Challenge with time to spare - Primedia Outdoor
The Primedia Outdoor "Nelly There" Team do the Momentum 94.7 Challenge with time to spare

"Nelly There" is a fundraising concept to assist Nelly Zitha, the wheelchair-bound receptionist at Primedia Outdoor, pay for essential physiotherapy not covered by medical aid...

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 19 Nov 2014 16:22

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