Siya Kolisi announced as Global Citizen: Mandela 100 advocate with key focus on hunger and nutrition
Siya Kolisi announced as Global Citizen: Mandela 100 advocate with key focus on hunger and nutrition

International advocacy organisation Global Citizen has announced that Siya Kolisi will become an advocate for the Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100...

Issued by OnPoint PR 1 day ago

Bertha Centre celebrates launch of SA's first social impact bond
Bertha Centre celebrates launch of SA's first social impact bond

Social impact bonds are ideally suited to emerging markets and have the potential to reduce costs and improve service delivery say experts from the UCT GSB Bertha Centre...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 1 day ago

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Fruit South Africa: Sow the critical seeds of fruit consumption amongst our kids

We owe it to our children to advocate for their awareness around nutrition and obesity, and their fruit consumption seems a good place to start...

By Konanani Liphadzi 1 day ago

Why more women don't win science Nobels
Why more women don't win science Nobels

One of the 2018 Nobel Prizes in physics went to Donna Strickland, a major accomplishment for any scientist. Yet much of the news coverage has focused on the fact that she's only the third female physicist to receive the award...

By Mary K. Feeney 3 days ago

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Mimecast launches Global Citizenship Program
Mimecast launches Global Citizenship Program

Mimecast Limited has announced the launch of its Global Citizenship program, that aims to support charitable organisations that are building resilience in communities...

15 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy
#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session...

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2018

Growsmart Western Cape literacy competition winners
Growsmart Western Cape literacy competition winners

Liwa Primary School from Nyanga has won the Growsmart literacy competition, beating 160 other schools in the Western Cape finals, which were recently held at the V&A Waterfront...

9 Oct 2018

Profile your work on the Trialogue Knowledge Hub - a digital platform for social investment info
Profile your work on the Trialogue Knowledge Hub - a digital platform for social investment info

The Trialogue Knowledge Hub is an online body of knowledge for business and other actors that invest in socio-economic development...

Issued by Trialogue 9 Oct 2018

#5ForChange: Discover the 'New York of Africa' with Dlala Nje
#5ForChange: Discover the 'New York of Africa' with Dlala Nje

What started off in 2012 as a games arcade for the 400-plus kids of Ponte City in Hillbrow, Johannesburg, has evolved into an inspiring social development project...

By Sindy Peters 4 Oct 2018

UCT Graduate School of Business brings African context to global sustainability conversation
UCT Graduate School of Business brings African context to global sustainability conversation

An international sustainability project that is co-hosted by the UCT Graduate School of Business (GSB) and the Beedie School of Business at Simon Fraser University, Canada has won a significant global award - recognising its impact in the world of business...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 Oct 2018

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Futuregrowth invests in SA's first ECD social impact bond

Futuregrowth Asset Management, acting on behalf of client funds, recently concluded an investment in the Impact Bond Innovation Fund...

3 Oct 2018

Atlas Oranto Petroleum to construct schools in South Sudan
Atlas Oranto Petroleum to construct schools in South Sudan

Oranto Petroleum has completed the award of a contract for the construction of two primary schools in South Sudan...

3 Oct 2018

#BI4Gov: Why Day Zero was less nudge effect, more kick-in-the-butt effect
#BI4Gov: Why Day Zero was less nudge effect, more kick-in-the-butt effect

Ever wondered how nudges turn into true behavioural change that benefits society? With the Western Cape's recent #DayZero success as a prime example, all was revealed at SA's first-ever two-day #BI4Gov Behavioural Insights conference, held at the CTICC over 27 and 28 September 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 28 Sep 2018

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Empowering women lies at the centre of controlling population growth in Africa

I think about the future of my continent in terms of three questions: Are Africans healthy? Do they have access to a good education? And do they have opportunities to apply their skills?

By Alex Ezeh 28 Sep 2018

#5ForChange: OLICO Maths Education makes maths make sense for SA learners
#5ForChange: OLICO Maths Education makes maths make sense for SA learners

Maths intimidates a lot of people. Even into adulthood many of us shudder at the mere mention of trigonometric identities...

By Sindy Peters 27 Sep 2018

Open Streets Exchange set for African cities
Open Streets Exchange set for African cities

Open Streets Cape Town and UN-Habitat are hosting the first Open Streets Exchange for African cities from 22 to 29 October 2018...

20 Sep 2018

Blind SA launches R1m fundraising campaign to #GiveWordsWings
Blind SA launches R1m fundraising campaign to #GiveWordsWings

Meropa Communications, as part of its pro-bono work, has developed and produced an ambitious fundraising campaign to raise R1m for non-profit organisation, Blind SA...

13 Sep 2018

#TourismMonth: NMBT, Ofentse Boloko team up to explore Addo Elephant National Park with 14 Khayalethu youth
#TourismMonth: NMBT, Ofentse Boloko team up to explore Addo Elephant National Park with 14 Khayalethu youth

Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism in collaboration with Mr PE UberMann, took 14 youths from the Khayalethu Youth Centre to Addo Elephant National Park to explore various tourism activities...

13 Sep 2018

Mmabatho Maboya takes the baton as CEO of Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation
Mmabatho Maboya takes the baton as CEO of Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation

Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation, with a staff complement of 150 and close to a million beneficiaries, has announced the appointment of Mmabatho Maboya as its new Chief Executive Officer...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 11 Sep 2018

Five ways to help your child harness the power of reading at home
Five ways to help your child harness the power of reading at home

In celebration of International Literacy Day on 8 September, Coronation hosted literacy workshops for parents to arm them with the necessary tools to improve their children's reading skills at home...

Issued by Coronation 7 Sep 2018

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#YouthReport2018: Generation jobless and the high inequality economy

Explaining concepts like the 'missing middle' and various African economic myths and misconceptions, Professor Haroon Bhorat shared the harsh economic realities of growing up in South Africa today, at the launch of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Sep 2018

Get ready to dress up to the nines for #5ForChange
Get ready to dress up to the nines for #5ForChange

Turning seven this year, 5 For Change has been an annual highlight on the Cape Town social and philanthropic calendar. In 2018, however, its founders are shaking things up...

By Sindy Peters 7 Sep 2018

Standard Bank turns #GoodFollowsGood into stationery
Standard Bank turns #GoodFollowsGood into stationery

Standard Bank has launched a social campaign on Twitter to turn tweets into tangible educational tools...

6 Sep 2018

Dell EMC digitalises the Boks for Books initiative
Dell EMC digitalises the Boks for Books initiative

Dell, together with the Springboks, has launched the first of its Boks for Books initiatives, at its solar learning lab in Soweto...

5 Sep 2018

KZN Rotary Club looks to education to help break cycle of poverty
KZN Rotary Club looks to education to help break cycle of poverty

Determined to take a step towards breaking the cycle of poverty in KwaZulu-Natal's Midland, members of the Rotary Club of Hilton and Howick have embarked on an early childhood development education project...

3 Sep 2018

#IGC2018: Innovative thinking and jobs for the youth in South Africa
#IGC2018: Innovative thinking and jobs for the youth in South Africa

The idea of youth employment creation became critical two years ago when South Africa was facing downgrades by ratings agencies...

By Tashmia Ismail-Saville 3 Sep 2018

Conference highlights the power of business to positively impact society
Conference highlights the power of business to positively impact society

Nation Builder hosted the fourth annual In Good Company Conference earlier this month with business leaders, social innovation experts and impact investment thinkers...

31 Aug 2018

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South Africa's university students face a crisis: nearly a third go hungry

There is a common perception that students represent the elite, and so cannot possibly suffer from hunger...

By Stephen Devereux 30 Aug 2018

After a slow start, South Africa can still speed ahead on SDGs. Here's how
After a slow start, South Africa can still speed ahead on SDGs. Here's how

Three years ago 193 member states of the United Nations adopted the world's most ambitious set of development goals yet...

By Willem Fourie 24 Aug 2018

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