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Free self-sustainable garden and home eco webinar
Free self-sustainable garden and home eco webinar

Alosha Lynov, former CEO of 3D Deco, is offering a week-long complimentary eco webinar for a self-sustainable garden and home, beginning on Tuesday, 30 May...

Issued by Bio Veda 14 hours ago

Red Cherry Interactive's sister company Touch Africa is running a Mandela Day book drive
Red Cherry Interactive's sister company Touch Africa is running a Mandela Day book drive

In the spirit of Mandela Day, Red Cherry Interactive's sister company, Touch Africa (a non-profit organisation), is running a book drive...

Issued by Red Cherry Interactive 14 hours ago

Why resilience matters for schools trying to thrive in tough situations
Why resilience matters for schools trying to thrive in tough situations

Resilience in schools involves a process where teachers, principals, families, students and district officials know and use strategies that help teachers to teach and students to learn.

By Liesel Ebersöhn 17 hours ago

Rural KZN schools beam at generosity of Ithala
Rural KZN schools beam at generosity of Ithala

The spirit of ubuntu came alive when members of Ithala Development Finance Corporation's CSI team visited eight rural schools in KwaZulu-Natal to deliver school uniforms...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 1 day ago

Quality of life on rise for many Africans, report says
Quality of life on rise for many Africans, report says

Africans are seeing a steady improvement in the quality of their lives, with some countries even nearing world averages, says a wide-ranging report out on Monday, 22 May, on the continent's future...

2 days ago

Mark Tulay, director of Strategic Investor Initiative at New York-based CECP
Employees, customers empower CEOs to embrace sustainability

Businesses that contribute to socioeconomic development can dramatically outperform...

18 May 2017

What a new university in Africa is doing to decolonise social sciences
What a new university in Africa is doing to decolonise social sciences

It's not often that you get to create a new university from scratch...

By Jess Auerbach 16 May 2017

#UrbanAgri: Let It Grow Foundation helps communities grow their own urban farms
#UrbanAgri: Let It Grow Foundation helps communities grow their own urban farms

The Let It Grow Foundation is driven by three men with the purpose to heal the soil and teach South Africans to live sustainable and healthy lives through urban farming projects using permaculture methods...

By Cari Coetzee 15 May 2017

Builders, SuperSport unveil multi-purpose sports field in Nelspruit
Builders, SuperSport unveil multi-purpose sports field in Nelspruit

Builders and SuperSport recently unveiled a newly constructed multi-purpose sports field in Tekwane Primary School, Nelspruit...

15 May 2017

Kate HoltAusAID via
New e-learning institution to help create Africa's next generation of farmers

The ongoing and severe shortage of well-trained personnel entering the agri-sector and agri-related industries, including farm managers, section managers, and sales personnel, poses a significant risk to food security on the continent...

11 May 2017

Novus Holdings, Department of Basic Education continue partnership
Novus Holdings, Department of Basic Education continue partnership

The Department of Basic Education (DBE) has awarded a workbook printing contract for a three-year period (2018-2020) to Novus Holdings...

11 May 2017

Open seminar series on Critical Conversations in Sustainability
Open seminar series on Critical Conversations in Sustainability

‘Critical Conversations' is a series of transdisciplinary seminars in sustainability hosted by Regent Business School, The Mercury, and other private and public sector stakeholders. On Wednesday, 17 May, the series features Bobby Peek and Desmond D'Sa...

By Sandra Dunn, Issued by Regent Business School 10 May 2017

TFG SewGood: A successful model of impact investment
TFG SewGood: A successful model of impact investment

Three years ago, TFG launched its SewGood programme to assist more than 40,000 people annually by providing training and skills development...

10 May 2017

Entries for Fedhasa Cape's 2017 Youth Bursary now open
Entries for Fedhasa Cape's 2017 Youth Bursary now open

Fedhasa is calling on all students and trainees from its Cape member institutions, who are studying towards a hospitality qualification and have completed their second year, to apply for funding to the value of R100,000...

8 May 2017

iSimangaliso investments in development and conservation starting to yield benefits
iSimangaliso investments in development and conservation starting to yield benefits

The region in which iSimangaliso Wetland Park is located was experiencing a declining tourism economy when it was listed and proclaimed as South Africa's first world heritage site in 2000...

5 May 2017

How ‘community projects' can help with unemployment
How ‘community projects' can help with unemployment

South Africa's employment rate is currently sitting at an average of just over 25%, peaking at over 27% at the end of 2016. While that figure decreased at the start of 2017, the fact remains that a quarter of South Africa's citizens remain jobless....

By Prof Elain Vlok 4 May 2017

Nominations open for 2017 Global Citizen Award
Nominations open for 2017 Global Citizen Award

Henley & Partners is calling for nominations for its 2017 Global Citizen Award...

4 May 2017

Nedbank releases 2016 Sustainability Review
Nedbank releases 2016 Sustainability Review

Nedbank's 2016 Sustainability Review highlights how it contributes to the sustainable development agenda of the South Africa, with a focus on products and services, partnerships and operations...

4 May 2017

All images © – Anne Barbotteau from Zip Zap Circus.
Celebrating 25 years of Zip Zap's social circus magic

Zip! Zap! Circus! The non-profit Zip Zap Circus is currently celebrating its 25th year with a series of special monthly shows to showcase their talented students. Here's what you can expect...

By Leigh Andrews 26 Apr 2017

Cape Town places second in 2017 Ideas World Cup
Cape Town places second in 2017 Ideas World Cup

The Colombian city of Bucaramnga won the 2017 Ideas World Cup with a whopping 13,539 ideas generated...

26 Apr 2017

My Business Indaba roadshow to empower youth, women, SMMEs
My Business Indaba roadshow to empower youth, women, SMMEs

The call by government to develop township enterprises, co-operatives and SMMEs to revitalise township economies is fully supported at the highest levels by Ithala Development Finance Corporation...

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 26 Apr 2017

The role of NGOs in Africa: are they a force for good?
The role of NGOs in Africa: are they a force for good?

Non-governmental organisations have become key actors in responding to poverty and related suffering...

By Sally Matthews 26 Apr 2017

South African Green Schools Programme launches
South African Green Schools Programme launches

The inaugural South African Green Schools Programme has been in Polokwane as a pilot project...

26 Apr 2017

The MEC for the Gauteng education department, Panyaza Lesufi, introduces the new brand ambassadors for this year's Schools’ SleepOut.
Creating conscious capital with CEO SleepOut 2017

This year, the CEO SleepOut will be the SheEO SleepOut...

By Danette Breitenbach 26 Apr 2017

Ntabeni Primary School
Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools addressed literacy rights of rural children

The Nal'ibali's Story Powered Schools team celebrated World Book Day by addressing the literacy rights of rural children...

26 Apr 2017

Africa Rice Center via  - Irrigation infrastructure to the Tutu inland valley for rice prodution
New FAO satellite tool helps African farmers optimise water productivity

With FAO's new tool, the WaPOR open-access database going live, measuring how efficiently water is used in agriculture, particularly in water-scarce countries, is going high-tech...

24 Apr 2017

What happens when you build a business solution, but your customers find other uses for it
What happens when you build a business solution, but your customers find other uses for it

Whilst ADDaBIT was formed on the principle of a bit for now and a bit for later, it has grown to serve more purposes than to drive crowd-saving - and its fans have found applications that the founder, Michael Griffin, never considered...

Issued by ADDaBIT 21 Apr 2017

Trialogue conference to tackle socio-economic issues
Trialogue conference to tackle socio-economic issues

Graça Machel is the keynote speaker at the tenth annual Trialogue Business in Society Conference...

21 Apr 2017

Support the love of reading this World Book Day
Support the love of reading this World Book Day

The national reading-for-enjoyment campaign, Nal'ibali is giving away books to the value of R250,000 to its literacy development partners in honour of World Book Day on 23 April 2017, and is calling on the public to help increase that...

19 Apr 2017

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