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Community protest at LIV Village
Community protest at LIV Village

LIV Village, a charitable organisation that Private Property has been a supporter of since its inception, was the target of protests by members of the neighbouring Cottonlands community...

Issued by Private Property 10 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

A heroic day for the Sandton SPCA
A heroic day for the Sandton SPCA

On a fund-raising initiative for the Sandton SPCA on Free Comic Book Day, Global Access helped spread information and knowledge around the SPCA using their interactive technology, Sensanetik...

Issued by Global Access 3 days ago

Drought affects 1.4-million in Angola: UNICEF
Drought affects 1.4-million in Angola: UNICEF

More than 1.4-million people in Angola, including many children, have been affected by a "chronic drought" that has increased the risk of disease, a UN report said on Wednesday, 17 May...

19 May 2017

Clicks sponsors Project Dignity's Girls on the Go campaign
Clicks sponsors Project Dignity's Girls on the Go campaign

Clicks is partnering with Project Dignity on its Girls on the Go campaign, to assist with sponsorship of thousands of reusable sanitary packs...

17 May 2017

Cape Town joins effort to build healthier cities
Cape Town joins effort to build healthier cities

Cape Town has joined the Partnership for Healthy Cities, a global effort to build healthier cities by pursuing a specific policy to reduce non-communicable diseases and injuries by 2018...

17 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

Fashionably conscious: Made in South Africa, it's not just a movement
Fashionably conscious: Made in South Africa, it's not just a movement

A new generation of manufacturing is making local quality clothing. But can their success lead to a revival of ‘Made in South Africa'?

By Cyril Naicker 15 May 2017

67 homes to be built during Mandela Week
67 homes to be built during Mandela Week

In partnership with the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Habitat for Humanity SA is calling on South Africans to join them in their Nelson Mandela International Build Week from the 17-21 July in Orange Farm, Gauteng...

15 May 2017

#AfricaMonth: Africa progressing towards sustainable healthcare
#AfricaMonth: Africa progressing towards sustainable healthcare

Leaders in the healthcare sector will meet at the seventh annual Africa Health Exhibition & Congress, 7-9 June 2017, at the Gallagher Convention Centre...

By Sindy Peters 12 May 2017

Merck Consumer Health launches GEN100 in SA
Merck Consumer Health launches GEN100 in SA

Aimed at raising awareness of healthy living for school-aged children in South Africa, Merck recently announced the launch of its GEN100 programme...

12 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

Support Reach for a Dream this Slipper Day
Support Reach for a Dream this Slipper Day

Following the success of last year's Slipper Day initiative, Wimpy outlets are gearing up for this year's event with the sale of Slipper Day wristbands...

5 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

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

Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates. Source:
Gates and Dangote talk health in Africa

Two of the world's richest men, Bill Gates and Aliko Dangote, have spread their philanthropic wings to drive basic healthcare and disease prevention in Africa...

26 Apr 2017

RMHC South Africa launches first Ronald McDonald House in Africa at Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital
RMHC South Africa launches first Ronald McDonald House in Africa at Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital

The 27-bedroom house will provide accommodation and comfort to hundreds of families of sick children receiving specialised treatment each year...

Issued by Pacinamix 25 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

Creatives: enter Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award this week
Creatives: enter Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award this week

Entries to the Cannes Lions 2017 Young Lions Health Award, in association with Unicef and ‘la Caixa' Foundation, close on 24 April 2017...

20 Apr 2017

Impact of junk status on non-profits, civil society
Impact of junk status on non-profits, civil society

South Africa's downgrade to sub-investment level, along with other developments that impact institutional and economic strength, could be particularly bruising for civil society and non-profits...

13 Apr 2017

Boschendal fostering entrepreneurship in local communities
Boschendal fostering entrepreneurship in local communities

Since taking over the 2,000 ha Boschendal estate near Franschhoek three years ago, the owners have helped local residents establish self-owned enterprises...

6 Apr 2017

McDonald's U14 Schools League reveals 'Small teams, Big dreams' coaches
McDonald's U14 Schools League reveals 'Small teams, Big dreams' coaches

In continuing its commitment to develop dreams of young South Africans at grassroots level, McDonald's SA has partnered with South Africa's renowned soccer legends to be part of the McDonald's U/14 Schools League 2017 under the theme 'Small teams, Big dreams'...

Issued by Pacinamix 6 Apr 2017

Satellifes at night.
Purposefully recolouring township satellites with Grey

Lack of visible house numbers in the townships often results in unnecessary delays in emergency treatment and sometimes, death. Grey Africa's CCO Fran Luckin and head of design Kean Hartnady explain how Grey's Satellifes campaign is saving lives...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Apr 2017

Why South Africa's social grants aren't eradicating malnutrition
Why South Africa's social grants aren't eradicating malnutrition

A national sigh of relief should follow the Constitutional Court ruling that ensures the uninterrupted payment of social grants in South Africa...

By Stephen Devereux 3 Apr 2017

Policy implementation failing SA citizens in guaranteeing access to food
Policy implementation failing SA citizens in guaranteeing access to food

Civil society needs to step up and fight for better access to food, says Professor Ebenezer Durojaye of the Dullah Omar Institute at the University of the Western Cape...

3 Apr 2017

First free ADHD screening programme for underserved communities
First free ADHD screening programme for underserved communities

A new initiative has been launched aimed at screening children for ADHD in underserved communities across the country, free of charge...

30 Mar 2017

Evolve SA’s Kotula Programme gives orphaned and vulnerable children in Jabavu, Soweto an opportunity to excel in the arts through its dance academy.
Evolve SA contributes 20% of profits to CSR programmes

The Evolve Group, which recently relaunched in the country as Evolve Executive Search South Africa - an executive talent and scarce-skills search firm - contributes 20% of its profits to its CSR programmes...

30 Mar 2017

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