Are you restless and ready to build a new world?
Are you restless and ready to build a new world?

If you are itching to pioneer at the frontier of social innovation on the African continent, apply for this catalytic opportunity with the Bertha Centre...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 13 Aug 2018

Dancing to victory in Impact Inspired Launchpad
Dancing to victory in Impact Inspired Launchpad

Geluksdal Dance Academy has been named the winner of Impact Hub Joburg's 2nd annual Impact Inspired Launchpad...

13 Aug 2018

Indaba Institute celebrates its first ECE graduates in the Cape Winelands
Indaba Institute celebrates its first ECE graduates in the Cape Winelands

The Indaba Institute in Stellenbosch held its first graduation ceremony for 22 students, including five recipients of Indaba Foundation bursaries late last week...

10 Aug 2018

Coronation inspires 200 schoolgirls through unique Women's Day event
Coronation inspires 200 schoolgirls through unique Women's Day event

To celebrate Women's Day, Coronation hosted 200 schoolgirls from 20 schools at two inspirational events in Johannesburg and Cape Town...

Issued by Coronation 6 Aug 2018

Paxful, Zam Zam Water make Bitcoin-funded charity in Africa a reality
Paxful, Zam Zam Water make Bitcoin-funded charity in Africa a reality

Global crypto-marketplace Paxful, together with its implementation partner NPO Zam Zam Water, has launched #BuiltWithBitcoin...

6 Aug 2018

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#Loeries2018: Joe Public on running for the creative future

When you think of Loeries Creative Week, you're likely to picture glitzy award nights and networking with industry colleagues over drinks in Durban. If you work at Joe Public United, it's more likely a picture of sweat and the satisfaction of improving SA's creative future...

By Leigh Andrews 3 Aug 2018

Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust encourages the habit of giving back
Cyril Ramaphosa Education Trust encourages the habit of giving back

"On what would have been Nelson Mandela's centenary, we encourage all South Africans to take the spirit of giving back beyond 67 minutes and into their everyday lives," says Donné Nicol, Chief Executive Officer at the Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 30 Jul 2018

Edufundi celebrates reading on Mandela Day
Edufundi celebrates reading on Mandela Day

NGO Edufundi and sponsors Tsogo Sun and Corevest celebrated Mandela Day at Ikhwezilesizwe Primary, in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, to hand out books as part of their Reading Corners Project...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 24 Jul 2018

South Africa's new higher education disability policy is important, but flawed
South Africa's new higher education disability policy is important, but flawed

South Africa finally has a disability policy that's specific to the higher education sector...

By Oliver Mutanga, Bothwell Manyonga, Sindile Ngubane 24 Jul 2018

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#Mandela100: Using the spirit of Ubuntu to address knowledge gaps on Wikipedia

Wikimania 2018, held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time from 18 to 22 July 2018, highlighted clear links to Nelson Mandela's legacy and how we can all help put African knowledge on top as Wikipedia aims to create greater knowledge equity into 2030...

By Leigh Andrews 20 Jul 2018

R5m in bursaries available from Bursary Lottery
R5m in bursaries available from Bursary Lottery

The newly launched Bursarylottery.co.za aims to connect South African students with financial assistance options to further their education...

19 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme launched
#Mandela100: Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme launched

The Mandela Institute for Development Studies in partnership with Graça Machel Trust and the Africa Leadership University (ALU) will today, 18 July, announce...

18 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready
#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet recently partnered with Better SA to host a collaborative volunteer event to help address youth unemployment in SA...

18 Jul 2018

67 minutes for Madiba
67 minutes for Madiba

This Mandela Day Sizanani and Eskilz will be visiting Mother of Peace Orphanage and are looking for sponsors to assist them in making a difference in these kids' lives...

Issued by Eskilz College 16 Jul 2018

Goedgedacht popup classroom
Goedgedacht popup classroom

The Goedgedacht Trust is an organisation that builds schools in impoverished areas throughout Africa - opening the door to success through learning...

Issued by Bittersuite 16 Jul 2018

L-R: AECOM Educational Trust bursary recipients Tshilidzi Bridget Lutsinge, Nokubonga Lady-Peace Nxumalo, and Keabetswe Beverly Sehoole
AECOM Trust prioritises women empowerment with 3 more bursary recipients

AECOM is providing financial assistance to young women in previously disadvantaged communities, awarding bursaries through its Educational Trust...

16 Jul 2018

Africa needs to build its statistical capacity
Africa needs to build its statistical capacity

High quality data crucial for success of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa, says the Economic Commission for Africa...

13 Jul 2018

People in mining-dependent countries fare better in SDGs
People in mining-dependent countries fare better in SDGs

In the last two decades, people's quality of life has improved faster in countries where mining plays a big part in the economy, than those who don't...

11 Jul 2018

ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight
ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight

ACSA, looking to drive social upliftment within the poverty nodes surrounding its nine airports, has invested heavily in supporting disadvantaged individuals from these communities...

By Sindy Peters 10 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Nal'ibali shares special series for Mandela Day
#Mandela100: Nal'ibali shares special series for Mandela Day

Commemorating the centenary celebration of Nelson Mandela's birthday, Nal'ibali is sharing a special series of three children's stories...

9 Jul 2018

100 coaches for Madiba with the KNVB
100 coaches for Madiba with the KNVB

2018 marks the year that Nelson Mandela would have celebrated his 100th birthday. In celebration of his ongoing legacy, the Mandela Foundation, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) will kick off the first of four KNVB Worldcoaches workshops in RSA...

Issued by Optimize Enhancing Effectiveness 9 Jul 2018

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How fab labs help meet digital challenges in Africa

Fab labs serve at the same time as production, creation and prototyping workshops, hands-on training spaces and facilitators of social ties...

By Stéphanie Leyronas, Gwenael Prié, and Isabelle Lio 9 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: UCT launches the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance
#Mandela100: UCT launches the Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance

The Nelson Mandela School of Public Governance was launched at the University of Cape Town...

5 Jul 2018

Canon works to help young people tell their stories
Canon works to help young people tell their stories

Through its Young People Programme, Canon provides coaching and tools to empower young people to bring their stories to life and make their voices heard on topics that are important to them...

Issued by Canon SA 3 Jul 2018

I-Innovate introduces AI to under-served school communities in Cape Town
I-Innovate introduces AI to under-served school communities in Cape Town

STE(A)M educational specialist I-Innovate has partnered with US developers Curiosity Machine and local organisation Sakhikamva Foundation, to bring the AI Family Challenge concept to South Africa...

29 Jun 2018

#FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018
#FairnessFirst: Why SDGs are at the (Lion)heart of #CannesLions2018

A stand-out factor of Cannes Lions 2018 was the introduction of the SDG Lions to this year's Festival of Creativity. We can make the world a better place through creativity...

By Leigh Andrews 25 Jun 2018

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Partnership sees coding introduced at previously disadvantaged schools

ORT South Africa (ORT SA) and Chevron South Africa have partnered to implement coding programmes in previously disadvantaged schools in Ivory Park, north of Johannesburg...

25 Jun 2018

Red & Yellow School launches Mandela Day Challenge to corporates
Red & Yellow School launches Mandela Day Challenge to corporates

The Red & Yellow Creative School of Business has launched a Mandela Day Challenge to corporates in alignment with their social promise - to ensure that at least 10% of their students don't pay for themselves...

Issued by Red & Yellow 21 Jun 2018

#CannesLions2018: SDG Lions shortlist
#CannesLions2018: SDG Lions shortlist

The Cannes Lions Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Lions shortlist has been released, with an SA entry making the grade...

21 Jun 2018

Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit
Building the Shared Value ecosystem in Africa - Insights from 2018 Africa Shared Value Summit

One of the strongest themes of the 2018 Africa Shared Value was the importance of businesses investing in the creation of sustainable Shared Value ecosystems for long-term success...

Issued by Shift Social Development 18 Jun 2018

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