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Celebrating 20 years of freedom with Heart 104.9FM begins today

Heart 104.9FM will present a series of outside broadcasts and activations to honour and celebrate twenty years of freedom. The first in the series will be held at Drakenstein Prison/Mandela's House today, Monday 7 April 2014 (twenty days to 27 April) to build awareness and excitement around this...

#StopRape: What the BEEP has changed one year on?

Today, 567 Cape Talk and 94.5Kfm are reviving the beep campaign. Till 6pm the stations will sound a beep every four minutes, to mark every time a South African is raped. We are talking about what has changed, what remains problematic, what still hurts, what has to be done and will once again be...

Hayani Support Project receives R16,000 from NAB

To assist the Hayani Support Project, a day-care and residential care service for destitute women, children and orphans, the NAB has donated R16,000, which has enabled it put down a deposit to buy the property it was renting in Orange Grove, Johannesburg. "The NPO has been living in a rented house...

Trading Up campaign finalises with R6550 donation

The community station, MFM 92.6, concluded its 'Trading Up' campaign by raising R6550 for the Animal Welfare Society Stellenbosch (AWSS). Initiated by show hosts Ella van Heerden and Eduard De Kock, the campaign involved a branded coffee mug, which the presenters sought to trade up to members of...

Successful concert marks 6th anniversary of Capricorn FM

Celebrating its sixth year in broadcasting, Capricorn FM held a successful music concert on 23 November 2013, featuring Hugh Masekela, Oliver Mtukudzi, Thandiswa Mazwai, Donald, Khuli Chana, Dr Malinga, Dr Thomas Chauke with other performers and bands performing at the Polokwane Rugby Grounds. Over...

Annual toy collection by Good Hope FM is this weekend

The annual toy collection, by Good Hope FM and the Nigel Pierce show, have again dedicated two weeks to bringing Toy Toy to Cape Town. This year, the campaign will give more Capetonians a chance, by making a one-day appearance at V&A Waterfront on Saturday 30 November 2013 from noon until 3pm at a...

Charity art sale

1000Drawings is an empowerment project that culminates in a one-night-only, massive inner-city art sale to raise funds for a deserving cause. At the Night of a 1000Drawings, being held on 7 November 2013 at Sci-Bono in Newtown, Johannesburg, buyers will be spoilt for choice with doodles,...

Orphanage receives donation from Gabriel, AutoZone

Gabriel and AutoZone Nelspruit, major players in the automotive industry, have recently donated new blankets to the Msholozi Orphanage Care Centre on the outskirts of White River. The centre, which has around 70 children, is located in an old military shed that gets very cold in winter. The...

ACSA Open encourages wheelchair tennis

As part of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) World Wheelchair Tennis Tour, the Airports Company South Africa (ACSA) Open took place from 22-25 June 2013 at the University of Johannesburg tennis courts. Karen Losch, manager of Wheelchair Tennis South Africa says, "Future level events such...

Deep sole for #GetThemSomeShoes

Ahead of the 2013 SAMAs, Mi Casa did a live studio stream via YouTube late last week with #GetThemSomeShoes. All Mi Casa fans could #askMiCasa any questions they wanted via Twitter during the live stream. Zando.co.za launched the #GetThemSomeShoes initiative on 4 April 2013 with the aim of donating...

Children's Home and Hospice receives generous donation

Young Gagasi FM morning show producer, Jacinta Ngobese, won a designer watch worth R25,000 at the legendary Oprah mag tea party in February 2013. Ever caring and cheered on by Alex and The Morning Crew, she decided to auction her glitzy prize on air to raise much needed funding for the KwaMashu...

WIN Playhouse gets Easter hols treat at Hilton Hotel

The Women in Need (WIN) Playhouse, which looks after approximately 50 children, participated in a theme party in celebration of the Easter holidays at the Hilton Cape Town City Centre. Team members, together with GM, Markus Fritz arranged a number of activities at the hotel for the children that...

Bos Ice Tea infographic illustrates environmental commitment

Cow Africa has continued its work for the Bos Ice Tea brand by producing an infographic that illustrates how the brand has clear sustainability principles in place since day one. It tells the story of the commitment to the environment, through the company's work with the Greenpop initiative. By...

De Villiers plays Easter Bunny to Red Cross Children's Hospital

Captain Jean de Villiers will be donating 600 Easter Eggs to the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital in Rondebosch Cape Town, this morning 28 March 2013 on behalf of Resolution Health Medical Scheme.

Durban car guards get shade from Expand a Sign

Supporting the Guardian Angels car guards who provide car security along Durban's beachfront, Expand a Sign has donated six Ex-Shade umbrellas. "The company is proud to support these car guards who offer a great community service to surfers, runners and beach-goers alike," says Sharon De Beer,...

Radio station provides 100 learners with uniforms

As part of its annual CSI initiative, Ligwalagwala FM has donated school uniforms to 100 disadvantaged high school pupils to be delivered early next week in Mpumalanga. Listeners nominated deserving schools during a charity drive on the Breakfast show in December 2012. The schools include; Makhosana...

Bizcommunity features on SABC1's Media Career Guide Show

Be sure to catch Bizcommunity.com's editor-at-large, Simone Puterman, on the repeat show of SABC1's Media Career Guide Show tonight, Monday, 11 February 2013, from 11pm-11.30pm. She will provide insightful career guidance for the marketing, advertising, media and retail industries. The show is...

MySchool card spreads love

During the month of love, remember to swipe a MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet card and a percentage of your Valentine's Day purchase will be donated to your beneficiary of choice, whether it is a charity caring for children or the elderly, an environmental, wildlife cause, or a school. The card may be...

Responsible Drinking Media Awards open next month

As part of its campaign on responsible journalism, brandhouse is calling all South African media to keep in mind that the company's annual Responsible Drinking Media Awards (RDMA) officially launches next month. Through the RDMA initiative, the company believes that journalists can make a difference...

Casino donates race proceeds to charity

Hemingways Casino, which raised R12,620 through its annual Nite Race held in September 2012, has handed over the equivalent in goods to the Cambridge Victims Support centre at the Cambridge Police Station. Its CSI chairperson Xoliswa Magengele says the donation acknowledges the casino's support for...

Video highlights from Shesha Tuks challenge

On 6 Novemeber you might have seen your Twitter timeline flooded with the #SheshaTuks hashtag due to 10 bloggers and influencers that were racing around the Sandton CBD on tuk tuks, asking their followers for clues to complete 10 challenges. The race was hosted to raise awareness for 25 new Old...

Nominate a Christmas wish for Breakfast Xpress

The annual 94.7 Highveld Stereo Christmas Wish campaign has partnered with M-Net Cares to grant the wishes of people who just do not have the means to help themselves. The show opened this week and wish granting has begun. Nominations can be emailed to document.write('' +...

Princess graces Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile

This year's Peermont Emperors Palace Charity Mile at Turffontein Race Course on Saturday 3 November 2012 saw her Serene Highness Princess Charlene of Monaco as the guest of honour. She joined other celebrities such as Oscar Pistorius, Alfred "Shorty" Ntombela, middle, Phuti Khomo, Juanita Mitchell,...

Philanthropy conference, gala dinner at month end

The 2012 Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards take place in Johannesburg on Tuesday 30 October 2012 and form part of the 2012 African Grantmakers Network Conference and the Private Philanthropy Circle Symposium. To find out how you can be part of this week of African philanthropy, contact Alfred Thutloa on...

Trekking for Trash

Social change adventurer, Camilla Howard and fellow adventurer Michael Baretta will shortly be embarking on 'CAN DO! Trekking for Trash', a 3000km seven-month long expedition, walking along the South African coastline (from Alexander Bay on the Namibian border to Kosi bay on the Mozambican border)...

Drop recycled waste at V&A Waterfront this weekend

To celebrate Recycling Day SA on 14 September, which falls during Clean-up SA Week (10 - 15 September 2012), Capetonians can drop their recyclable waste at one of three recycling stations at the V&A Waterfront this weekend. Proceeds will be donated to The Haven night shelter. For more, contact the...

HWB contributes to 'Reach for your slippers'

By purchasing 'Reach for your slippers' stickers for each of the staff last week, HWB Communications contributed to the Reach For A Dream Foundation's on-going goal of fulfilling the dreams of children between the ages of three and eighteen who suffer of life-threatening illnesses. Evelyn...

Shoprite Checkers Women of the Year Awards broadcast next week

A broadcast of the Shoprite Checkers Women of the Year Awards, handed out on 21 July 2012, will be broadcast during prime time on Wednesday 8 August 2012 on Mzansi Magic, DSTV at 9pm and again on Women's Day, 9 August 2012 at 2pm. For more: Bizcommunity: Shoprite Checkers Women of the Year Award...

SEACOM launches mentorship programme to celebrate third birthday

SEACOM celebrated its Foundation Day on Monday 23 July 2012, by giving back to the community through its Solution Quest, beginning with Tembisa Secondary High School. This is a three-month social collaboration and mentorship programme where its employees will work with selected scholars to help them...

Europcar will deliver Mandela Day donations this week

The Europcar team did its part for Mandela Day by collecting groceries, clothing, books and toys for the New Generation Combined School in Vlakfontein. The items will be donated to the school this week.

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