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Episode 178: Short course - Building and maintaining a sustainable business.

Date: 23 Jun 2016
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Social entrepreneurs provide sustainable solutions for Africa' development priorities...

3 May 2016

Africa 'Polio Free' campaign gains momentum
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29 Apr 2016

MTN Foundation donates sh109m free medical service
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29 Apr 2016

Google gives multi-million Rand grant to Africa NGO
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African organisation SAFOD is the beneficiary of a R10 million Google grant...

20 Apr 2016

Promoting Sustainable Development Goals through African women's perspective
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10 Mar 2016

Merck launches "Merck More Than a Mother" campaign in Uganda
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Merck, a leading science and technology company, have announced the launch of its second "Merck More than a Mother" campaign in Africa for the first time in Uganda...

24 Feb 2016

Entries open for 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'
Entries open for 'The Bobs - Best of Online Activism'

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8 Feb 2016

Ugandan 'Feed a Child' initiative made possible by MTN Mobile money
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African startups named among 100 most inspiring uses of tech
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Global NPO technology donation platform links 54 African countries
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Google makes $10,000 available for NPOs in South Africa, Botswana & Kenya
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3 Sep 2015

Deadline extended for ONE Africa Award
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The deadline for applying for the 2015 ONE Africa Award has been extended until midnight Monday, September 7, 2015...

2 Sep 2015

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An African civil society or non-governmental organisation will receive the $100,000 ONE Africa Award to continue to amplify the work they are doing on the continent.

20 Aug 2015

Expanded partnership provides CSI programmes in Africa
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The three-year extension of the pro-bono agreement, signed in 2008 between Standard Bank and the Global Fund, aims to provide better financial tools and skills to organisations implementing programs to fight AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria in Africa.

20 Aug 2015

Collect-a-Can salutes women entrepreneurs who recycle
Collect-a-Can salutes women entrepreneurs who recycle

This Women's Month, Collect-a-Can pays homage to the women of our nation who are investing in social good in their communities and making a sustainable contribution to our local economy and environment through waste management and recycling...

30 Jul 2015

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans
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17 Jul 2015

SA schools get International Space Station inspiration with OSAAT
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MTN Uganda and Marathon donate UShs.450m to Karamoja Water Project
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