Philips has launched its 'Gift of Light' campaign during the festive season, enabling the public to make a donation from as little as R300 to provide a healthier and safer home environment for impoverished communities...
19 Dec 2014 08:06
At yesterday's official draw for the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015, the Confederation of African Football announced the launch of Africa United, a global health communications campaign aimed at preventing the spread of Ebola in West Africa...
4 Dec 2014 09:45
The Academy for African Filmmakers is a new initiative by Unilever and MOFILM to help young African talent develop their storytelling and pitching skills while working on real live Unilever briefs with the possibility of having their work broadcast...
27 Nov 2014 16:15
This is The Coca-Cola Company's international call to join efforts in helping end mother-to-child transmission of HIV with the launch of a new campaign in partnership with (RED), titled exactly that...
27 Nov 2014 07:00
On the last Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show, host Warren Harding spoke to Christopher de Bod and Narayan Murthy, as well as Jo Shaw from WWF-SA...
3 Oct 2014 15:11
Kaelo Engage has expanded into East Africa with the opening of a new division in Nairobi, Kenya and the launch of Maisha-Bora, a multimedia platform showcasing corporate social responsibility projects...
30 Sep 2014 12:11
Unilever believes that creativity is the key to making sustainable living commonplace - its vision not only for itself as a company, but SA and the African continent as a whole...
By Jessica Taylor 22 Sep 2014 10:35
The 2014 African Investing for Impact Barometer was released on 9 September in Cape Town. Its message: investment with a positive impact on society and the environment is on the rise in both South Africa and Nigeria...
Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 15 Sep 2014 11:00
Sunday, 5 October 2014, will see the fourth Kids of Africa 'Run for Fun' event take place in an aim to raise funds and also to celebrate its ninth anniversary...
9 Sep 2014 13:29
Underprivileged schoolchildren are reportedly to benefit from the recent donation of SkyVision's satellite connectivity solutions to further support students at Ghana's Crossover International Academy...
5 Sep 2014 10:56
As part of its ongoing drive to create dialogue and facilitate knowledge transfer within the corporate social investment and responsibility sphere, Kaelo Engage hosted a breakfast dialogue at the Johannesburg...
13 Aug 2014 11:17
On 23 July 2014, Pan-African telecom enabler SEACOM will celebrate the fifth anniversary of its commercial launch, by donating time and providing support to communities that need assistance across the countries where it does business.
17 Jul 2014 19:04
Cannes Lions and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have launched the fourth Cannes Chimera Initiative creative brief, which closes for entries on 1 August 2014. (video)
11 Jul 2014 14:31
Mozambique choirs are ready to showcase their talent at the 5th Annual Manda Wilderness Choir Festival on 16 August 2014.
23 May 2014 11:48
Powered by Mi-Fone, the first African mobile devices brand, 'Oju', (literally meaning 'faces' in the Yoruba language from Nigeria), has revealed the full range of 65 Afro emoticons at the global launch for the brand late last week.
15 Apr 2014 08:49
Imperial Health Sciences recently 'adopted' Saidia Furaha, a non-governmental organisation that runs the small children's home situated in Kitengela, just on the outskirts of Nairobi, as well as a number of community outreach programmes.
10 Apr 2014 14:44
This week Airtel Tanzania announced that it will once again be sponsoring the Mwanamakuka Awards, an initiative that aims to support women to achieve sustainable economic development from chronic poverty.
6 Mar 2014 09:32
CNN has launched a new CNN Freedom Project documentary, 'Cocoa-nomics', from the cocoa plantations of the Ivory Coast presented by Richard Quest. The documentary highlights the fight against child labour.
28 Feb 2014 13:06
Greater access to vital healthcare information, disaster relief and training provided as the non-profit expands its global programmes on the continent.
30 Jan 2014 15:40
Airtel Networks Zambia Plc has launched a staff corporate social responsibility initiative, 'Get involved and make a difference'. Members of staff have donated various clothes, toys, books and food items worth over K4,000 to House of Moses orphans.
6 Jan 2014 09:49
Last July, US President Barack Obama set the spark for his Power Africa programme that will help sub-Saharan African countries build power production and transmission projects and double their electricity access. President Obama announced in Cape Town, South Africa, his plan to mobilise US$16-billion for investments that will generate 10,000 megawatts of electricity.
By Kingsley Ighobor 19 Dec 2013 07:04
marcusbrewster will be working with designer fashion jewellery line, Bullets4Peace, to launch its range in South Africa as well as raise social consciousness about violence and the effects of guns and bullets in the country.
7 Nov 2013 07:12
A North-South collaboration was launched at Womex 13 by the Africans for Africa Network. The collaboration takes the form of a two-week residency programme and two public events taking place at the Emthonjeni Arts in South Africa in December 2013, in partnership with Mali's the Festival au Desert.
30 Oct 2013 14:30
2100 Cameroonian girls aged between 6 and 15, mainly from Northern Cameroon, an area ravaged by poverty, started school last month at the beginning of the country's school calendar after MTN Cameroon resolved to sponsor their education for the next six years.
30 Oct 2013 07:14
It has recently come to the attention of the Loeries that the 'Project Uganda' entry for MTN, created by MetropolitanRepublic, does not meet the Loeries entry criteria.
19 Oct 2013 11:12
As a joint venture, MTN Uganda and the Kingdom of Buganda has launched a Mobile Money fundraising platform where the kingdom's subjects and well-wishers will contribute funds to support Kabaka's various development initiatives.
15 Oct 2013 13:48
Engen Lesotho have contributed R100,000 sponsorship to the annual Morija Arts & Cultural Festival which runs until 6 October.
1 Oct 2013 10:27
MTN has launched a new global brand campaign which gives people a nostalgic feel about the impact of mobile telephony and technology in our daily lives. (video)
18 Sep 2013 08:41