Giving to children instead of clients

In place of a year-end gift to the industry, Mediamark and its agency partners have donated shoes worth R32,000 to 300 underprivileged schoolchildren at the Livhuwani and Tsumbedzo primary schools in Meadowlands, Soweto for the first term of 2015. Mediamark asked agencies to support the effort...

4 Feb 2015

SA excels at helping poor

South Africa leads in using taxes and transfer payments to help the extremely poor, a World Bank report shows. "No other country of the 12 in the survey used its fiscal policy as effectively to reduce poverty," World Bank economist Catriona Purfield told The Times. The other countries surveyed...

5 Nov 2014

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation extends scholarship application deadline

The deadline to apply for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Scholarship has been extended. Applications will close on 30 October 2014. This opportunity is open to current Grade 6 pupils who will start Grade 8 in 2016. To apply, visit www.allangrayorbis.org to download an application form, or SMS...

20 Oct 2014

91 delegates graduate from Engen's computer school

The eleventh group of students to graduate from the Engen Computer School have received certificates for completing various computer and business skills courses. The school equips delegates with introductory-level computer skills, which cover nine units of the National Certificate: Information...

4 Jun 2014

Dermalogica honours women empowerment

In support of Cell C's women empowerment initiative, 'Take a girl child to work day', Dermalogica FITE joined forces with These Numbers Have Faces to make two young ladies days extra special on Friday, 30 May. Asisipho Beda (19) and Thuliswa Halam (17) are currently in their first year at UCT,...

2 Jun 2014

Fives Futbol joins forces to inspire local community kids

HMS Portland, a British Royal Naval Type 23 frigate will be visiting Cape Town on the 4 and 5 April 2014. The ship's crew along with Fives Futbol will be hosting an outreach session at the V&A Waterfront whereby approximately 120 underprivileged kids will be given the opportunity to partake in...

2 Apr 2014

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