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TSiBA Eden wins an award for lifting rural youth out of poverty

The Tertiary School in Business Administration (TSiBA) Eden campus has been awarded the Western Cape Department of Social Development Ministerial Youth Excellence Bronze Award...

Issued by TSiBA Education 20 Apr 2015 12:19

V&A Waterfront and OPEN open co-working hub at Watershed

Last week marked the launch of the V&A Waterfront and OPEN's Workshop17, an innovation and co-working hub at the V&A Waterfront; a space dedicated to enabling and showcasing solutions for Africa; a co-working hub for people to work, meet and accelerate ideas for positive social and economic impact.

20 Apr 2015 10:00

Zero Heroes drives awareness about sustainable commuting among varsity students

Electric transport company EWIZZ has introduced its new Zero Heroes programme, aimed at promoting awareness about sustainable commuting among university students, to three universities in the Cape Town region...

20 Apr 2015 09:33

[TrendTalk] How to be a sustainable brand

Brands that invest in sustainability programmes ensure their own sustainability. It is as simple as that...

By Louise Marsland 17 Apr 2015 14:39

Brown updates SA on electricity shortages

Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown has called on Eskom's residential and business customers to use energy sparingly as the winter season approaches...

16 Apr 2015 09:21

#PassRateChallenge puts maths study guides in the hands of 20,000 Grade 9s

The average mark achieved by Grade 9 learners 2014 Annual National Assessment (ANA) for Mathematics was 10.8%. Only 3% achieved more than 50%...

16 Apr 2015 15:00

SleepOut aspires to ignite a new wave of philanthropy

The 702 Sun International CEO SleepOut at the JSE in Sandton, Johannesburg, launched on Tuesday by the Philanthropic Collection, will see hundreds of South Africa's most powerful business leaders and influencers sleep on the street with nothing but cardboard, a sleeping bag and a mug of soup to fortify them against the chilly Highveld winter night...

16 Apr 2015 09:45

The Community's Kitchen

This past Sunday we had another beautiful experience at the Community Kitchen. We always seem to get more than we bargain for - no one said this was going to be your ordinary soup kitchen.

Issued by The Euclid Society 16 Apr 2015 13:43

FinLit: Graduation day

On 2 April the Euclid Society held the inaugural Graduation Ceremony for the Finlit programme: the business development method used to establish small-medium enterprises of by entrepreneurs from low-income backgrounds...

Issued by The Euclid Society 15 Apr 2015 16:02

Uni-based pitching den open to all entrepreneurs

The LaunchLab Idea's Pitching Den, an innocuous platform for aspiring and emerging entrepreneurs to pitch their business ideas and stand a chance of winning their share of R50,000, is held bi-annually at participating campuses in the Western Cape, namely SU, UWC and UCT...

14 Apr 2015 15:30

Easter treats at Lilitha Crèche

Easter time at the Lilitha Crèche is always a fun affair: Easter bags with Easter eggs, a warm long sleeve top and a colouring in sheet were put together for each child by the ECHO for Children Foundation...

Issued by ECHO Events and Conferences 14 Apr 2015 11:57

CANSA Seal of Recognition awarded to red espresso

red espresso, a proudly South African product that innovated rooibos tea into an espresso, has been awarded the Cancer Association of South Africa Seal of Recognition for its unique health properties...

Issued by CANSA 14 Apr 2015 11:03

[TrendTalk] Branding for good

There is no doubt the tide has turned in marketing, with products and campaigns from big brands working hard at providing solutions to societal problems...

By Louise Marsland 13 Apr 2015 09:46

Eskom implements stage two load shedding

Eskom implemented stage 2 load shedding from 10am yesterday and this was likely to continue until 10pm this evening...

13 Apr 2015 10:38

New award for embedding artistic expression into the fabric of everyday life

The first of its kind, the SA Taxi Foundation Art Award, marks the first crossover between art and graphic design as an award criterion and the first time art will be taken to the public as a moving exhibition - on minibus taxis...

13 Apr 2015 11:20

Zurich Insurance Company sponsors critical hip replacement

It was announced on regional radio recently that Zurich Insurance Company South Africa would sponsor a patient in need of a hip replacement procedure...

10 Apr 2015 11:40

Continental Outdoor flying alongside BirdLife SA to give conservation wings

Continental Outdoor has provided much-needed advertising exposure, amounting to in excess of R2m a year, to further BirdLife South Africa's goals and objectives...

Issued by Continental Outdoor 10 Apr 2015 11:17

EdTech Europe donates $10k to GMin with launch of global Foundation

The financial assistance provided by the EdTech Global Foundation will be the first in a series of philanthropic partnerships moving forward...

10 Apr 2015 12:25

Imperial Green Mobility donates electric vehicles to Shamwari

Imperial Green Mobility has donated several electric all-terrain safari vehicles to an anti-poaching programme in the Eastern Cape. The vehicles will not only provide a completely off-grid solution for a 'green' game reserve experience, but also be utilised by conservationists to track injured rhino and deter poachers...

10 Apr 2015 11:56

UN celebrates Yvonne Chaka Chaka 10th year working on development issues

At a press conference hosted by the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership and UNICEF on 31 March in Johannesburg, Goodwill Ambassador Yvonne Chaka Chaka was recognised for her enduring work and commitment to maternal and child health, particularly for Africans, over the past decade...

9 Apr 2015 16:00

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