#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 1 day ago

Government looks to expedite implementation of land reform, restitution
Government looks to expedite implementation of land reform, restitution

Government is intensifying the implementation of land reform and restitution programmes so that South Africans can leverage land...

1 day ago

Creating brands that influence an intersectionally inclusive world
Creating brands that influence an intersectionally inclusive world

Local brands, marketers and creators need to get better at designing campaigns and content that reflects intersectional narratives and imagery that include LGBTQI+ communities, people with albinism and the disabled...

By Rebone Masemola 9 Oct 2018

Survey shows a majority of South Africans support land reform
Survey shows a majority of South Africans support land reform

Unequal access to land in South Africa continues to prevent citizens from enjoying human dignity, rights and security...

By Benjamin Roberts and Narnia Bohler-Muller 9 Oct 2018

LeadSA Changemakers Conference 2018
LeadSA Changemakers Conference 2018

The fourth Lead SA Changemakers conference will take place on Saturday, 20 October, at GIBS in Illovo, Johannesburg...

Issued by Primedia Broadcasting 8 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement
#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement

Standard Bank has firmed up South Africa's commitment to UN Women's #HeForShe movement. Here's why it's so impactful, especially in Africa, and how you can go beyond clicktivism and get involved, too...

By Leigh Andrews 8 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

Mars makes progress on $1bn 'Sustainable in a Generation' plan
Mars makes progress on $1bn 'Sustainable in a Generation' plan

Mars Multisales Africa, a division of global family-owned food company Mars Incorporated, has announced progress made on the company's global 'Sustainable in a Generation' plan...

4 Oct 2018

#MobJustice, media freedom and the #DrosRape
#MobJustice, media freedom and the #DrosRape

NEWSWATCH: Court reporting is notoriously one of the most strictly regulated fields of journalism, which is why media celebrated this morning when granted an application to take still pictures of the #DrosRape accused...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Oct 2018

Guide to diversity strategies that work
Guide to diversity strategies that work

Despite the challenges that come with managing and getting the best out of and for diverse teams, ways to handle diversity successfully have been identified, tested and shown to work...

By Devan Moonsamy 2 Oct 2018

Technology dominates our lives - that's why we should teach human rights law to software engineers
Technology dominates our lives - that's why we should teach human rights law to software engineers

Artificial intelligence (AI) is finding its way into more and more aspects of our daily lives...

By Ana Beduschi 1 Oct 2018

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#FairnessFirst: Fair chance to climb the career ladder of the future?

CapeTalk radio host Africa Melane served as MC for the recent #BI4Gov Behavioural Insights conference in Cape Town. After a quick tea break chat, he inspired me to share my thoughts on how we need to both be the best we can be and give a hand up, not just a hand out...

By Leigh Andrews 1 Oct 2018

Cape winery settles discrimination case with Paralympian
Cape winery settles discrimination case with Paralympian

Durbanville Hills has reached a settlement agreement with South African Paralympic swimmer, Hendri Herbst, following the institution of legal proceedings in the Equality Court by the Law Clinic on Herbst's behalf...

28 Sep 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

#FairnessFirst: Females, here's how to future-proof your career...
#FairnessFirst: Females, here's how to future-proof your career...

In light of the annual WEF Gender Gap Report, Ayanda Seboni, group executive of brand, marketing and communications at PPS, shares ways for females to stay relevant and effectively future-proof their careers...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Sep 2018

Equity Amendment Bill pushes workplace transformation agenda
Equity Amendment Bill pushes workplace transformation agenda

The Employment Equity Amendment Bill and the Draft Employment Equity Regulations, which aim to fast-track slow transformation in the workplace, are expected to be published in the Government Gazette this afternoon...

21 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

All the winners at the Gender Mainstreaming Awards. Image supplied.
Gender Mainstreaming Awards: Winners announced

The 30% Club has announced this year's recipients of the premier Gender Mainstreaming Awards...

19 Sep 2018

#FairnessFirst: How Nike inspires others to 'just do it' with commodity activism
#FairnessFirst: How Nike inspires others to 'just do it' with commodity activism

What do Colin Kaepernick, Serena Williams and Caster Semenya have in common? Despite each facing controversy in their sporting careers, they're all stars in Nike's inspirational 30th-anniversary campaign, filled with fiery new words to live by...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Sep 2018

Working out what's fair in conservation in sub-Saharan Africa
Working out what's fair in conservation in sub-Saharan Africa

People who care about conserving nature are starting to think more deeply about how communities fit into conservation efforts...

By Jessica Nosizwe P. R. Thorn and Rachel Friedman 14 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

Affordable housing: City of Cape Town and developers at crossroads
Affordable housing: City of Cape Town and developers at crossroads

Politicians, civil servants and people in Cape Town's property industry are at a crossroads...

By Jonty Cogger and Jared Rossouw 13 Sep 2018

South Africa won't become less violent until it's more equal
South Africa won't become less violent until it's more equal

The release of crime statistics in South Africa always triggers great angst among ordinary citizens...

By Anine Kriegler 13 Sep 2018

How does your company measure up on the LGBTI+ workplace equality index?
How does your company measure up on the LGBTI+ workplace equality index?

The South African LGBT+ Management Forum has released its inaugural South African Workplace Equality Index...

12 Sep 2018

Professor Peliwe Mnguni, Unisa SBL
Women in leadership - what does race, gender, class have to do with it

Unisa's Graduate School of Business Leadership (SBL) hosted a conversation with women in leadership during Women's Month...

12 Sep 2018

Empowering Africa's women-led entrepreneurial business ecosystem
Empowering Africa's women-led entrepreneurial business ecosystem

The 4th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) announces opening keynote speakers...

11 Sep 2018

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#YouthReport2018: Being a teenager in 2018, more pressure than peer pressure

The fourth session of the UCT Unilever Institute of Strategic Marketing's Youth Report 2018 release, also presented by Martin Neethling, director of groceries at Pioneer Foods, shared insight into the pressures SA's youth are really under - there's more to it than just 'being a teenager'...

By Leigh Andrews 10 Sep 2018

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