Sindy Peters
ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight

ACSA helps disadvantaged airport communities take flight[Sindy Peters] ACSA, looking to drive social upliftment within the poverty nodes surrounding its nine airports, has invested heavily in supporting disadvantaged individuals from these communities...

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Leigh Andrews
#Mandela100: The Madiba magic of mentoring

Think Creative Hub's cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng 'Nkgabi' Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi.
Think Creative Hub's cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng 'Nkgabi' Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi.
[Leigh Andrews] With 2018 the 'Madiba Centennial Year' and July Mandela Month, corporate eyes are firmly focused on CSI and sustainability projects. You can also bring that 'Madiba magic' down to the personal level in your work mentoring efforts. Think Creative Hub's cofounders and creative directors Nkgabiseng 'Nkgabi' Motau and Mukondi Ralushayi explain the importance of being both a mentor and mentee...

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Sindy Peters
#YouthMonth: GirlCode seeks to narrow tech industry gender gap with AWS

#YouthMonth: GirlCode seeks to narrow tech industry gender gap with AWS[Sindy Peters] Initially launched as a hackathon specifically for women, GirlCode has flourished...

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Robin Fredericks
Call 2 Care uplifts communities with garden education, after-school programmes

Call 2 Care uplifts communities with garden education, after-school programmes[Robin Fredericks] About a year ago, we interviewed Cape Town-based non-profit organisation, Call 2 Care which invests its time and efforts to uplift communities in underprivileged areas through sustainable food access and gardening education.

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Lynn Joffe
How storytelling rocked behaviour change in Bali

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[Lynn Joffe] It's always quite intimidating to attend a conference in a foreign land...

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Shan Radcliffe
Pizza Hut changes pizza boxes into reading boxes

Pizza Hut changes pizza boxes into reading boxes[Shan Radcliffe] The Pizza Hut African Literacy Project launched in Cape Town yesterday, in collaboration with the READ Educational Trust - marking the first leg in the pizza franchise's mission to get more of Africa's children reading.

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Danette Breitenbach
It's time to stop tiptoeing around FGM, says Leyla Hussein

is a Somali psychotherapist, writer, specialist on female genital mutilation (FGM) and gender rights, and lead campaigner working to end violence against women and girls.
[[https://oslofreedomforum.com/speakers/leyla-hussein Leyla Hussein]] is a Somali psychotherapist, writer, specialist on female genital mutilation (FGM) and gender rights, and lead campaigner working to end violence against women and girls.
[Danette Breitenbach] In today's world, the girl child is the most vulnerable, and female genital mutilation (FGM) is one of the cruellest practices and forms of discrimination against girls and women...

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Danette Breitenbach
The world is 'still waiting for a women's revolution' - Zineb El Rhazoui

The world is 'still waiting for a women's revolution' - Zineb El Rhazoui[Danette Breitenbach] Late last year, Saudi Arabian women were granted the right to obtain a driver's licence...

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Sindy Peters
Serve others and the money will follow, says entrepreneur Pontsho Manzi

Serve others and the money will follow, says entrepreneur Pontsho Manzi[Sindy Peters] Pontsho Manzi, managing director of Botlhokwa Group, is a businesswoman with the Midas touch...

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Shabeer Jhetam
#BizTrends2018: Recycling and other green trends

#BizTrends2018: Recycling and other green trends[Shabeer Jhetam] Being green is certainly seen to be trendy, but while many are claiming to be, are they actually green?

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Professor Elain Vlok
#BizTrends2018: How 'community projects' can help with unemployment in 2018

#BizTrends2018: How 'community projects' can help with unemployment in 2018[Professor Elain Vlok] South Africa's employment rate is currently sitting at 27%, which is at its highest level since September 2003...

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Brenda Martin
#BizTrends2018: SA has reached its second energy transition tipping point

#BizTrends2018: SA has reached its second energy transition tipping point[Brenda Martin] At SAWEA's annual wind industry conference held in mid-November 2017, the outcome of a major national research study was launched...

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Theunis Coetzer
#BizTrends2018: Recycling of wastewater is the key to water security

#BizTrends2018: Recycling of wastewater is the key to water security[Theunis Coetzer] Could it be that recycling the water we have is the key to water availability relief...

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Andy Hadfield
#BizTrends2018: Why the internet and non-profits need to become friends

#BizTrends2018: Why the internet and non-profits need to become friends[Andy Hadfield] From crowdfunding and instant mobile payments for emergency relief to virtual volunteering...

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Simon Clarke
#BizTrends2018: Sustainability reporting and performance - observations and trends

#BizTrends2018: Sustainability reporting and performance - observations and trends[Simon Clarke] Large companies continue to face an increasing number of sustainability reporting requirements, both internally and externally, every year...

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Hannl Cronje
#BizTrends2018: Bridging the disconnect between NGOs and the business sector

#BizTrends2018: Bridging the disconnect between NGOs and the business sector[Hannl Cronje] NGOs have failed to adapt to new circumstances of the 21st century...

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Sindy Peters
#GlobalFoodSecurity: Food Forward SA turns to digital solution in quest to reduce hunger

#GlobalFoodSecurity: Food Forward SA turns to digital solution in quest to reduce hunger[Sindy Peters] Food Forward South Africa has over the last two years developed a virtual platform that allows it to streamline how it carries out its mission...

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Sindy Peters
#GlobalFoodSecurity: How Africa can feed itself and the world

Professor Adipala Ekwamu, executive secretary of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture ()
Professor Adipala Ekwamu, executive secretary of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture ([[https://blog.ruforum.org/ RuForum]])
[Sindy Peters] Professor Adipala Ekwamu, executive secretary of the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RuForum), gave an inspiring keynote presentation at the third International Conference on Global Food Security held in Cape Town this week.

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Sindy Peters
UN's Amina Mohammed stirs leadership to invest more in women and girls

UN deputy secretary-general Amina J Mohammed delivering the 15th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Cape Town on 25 November 2017. (Image: )
UN deputy secretary-general Amina J Mohammed delivering the 15th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture in Cape Town on 25 November 2017. (Image: [[https://www.nelsonmandela.org/multimedia/entry/annual-lecture-2017-album NMF]])
[Sindy Peters] UN deputy secretary-general Amina J. Mohammed delivered this year's Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture at the CTICC in Cape Town over the weekend...

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Sindy Peters
#WindAc 2017: Do cats and windows kill more birds than wind turbines?

#WindAc 2017: Do cats and windows kill more birds than wind turbines?[Sindy Peters] Yes, they do - cats and windows do kill more birds than wind turbines, but that's no reason to disregard the fact that wind turbines also kill birds...

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