Woolworths launches One Small Spoon campaign to help drive food security in SA
Woolworths launches One Small Spoon campaign to help drive food security in SA

Woolworths launched its One Small Spoon campaign on World Food Day earlier this week in an effort to unite its various stakeholders in a consolidated drive to promote food security in South Africa.

2 days ago

Updated ocean economy scorecard on SA's marine resources released
Updated ocean economy scorecard on SA's marine resources released

WWF-SA has released an updated ocean economy scorecard on the state of the country's marine resources. While there has not been any major regression in the past two years, according to the scorecard, there are still many areas of concern.

2 days ago

#ShovaForHope - 4 heroes, 106km, 2 charities, 1 goal
#ShovaForHope - 4 heroes, 106km, 2 charities, 1 goal

Expand a Sign's #ShovaForHope programme focuses on four heroes, 106km for two charities - with one goal in mind - raising awareness and money for vulnerable children in KwaZulu-Natal.

Issued by Expand a Sign 3 days ago

Court drama as state tries to force through coal mining plan
Court drama as state tries to force through coal mining plan

In a last-minute move, the government is attempting a new strategy to push through a coal mine in a formally protected Mpumalanga wetland area.

By John Yeld 3 days ago

M&C Saatchi Abel gives light to new Nelson Mandela Bay precinct
M&C Saatchi Abel gives light to new Nelson Mandela Bay precinct

M&C Saatchi Abel has led a consortium that has won a bid to design a new precinct for Nelson Mandela Bay to honour Madiba's contribution to South Africa, as well as elevate the city's status as a hub for socio-economic transformation, tourism and employment opportunities. The city hosted a competition open to all South Africans to submit their ideas, but it was the Nelson Mandela Bay Tower of Light concept that ultimately won.

Issued by M&C Saatchi Abel 3 days ago

Should vegans avoid avocados and almonds?
Should vegans avoid avocados and almonds?

A video recently doing the rounds on Facebook included a segment from the BBC comedy quiz show QI. The video asks which of avocados, almonds, melon, kiwi or butternut squash are suitable for vegans. The answer, at least according to QI, is none of them.

By Dominic Wilkinson 3 days ago

SAB Foundation awards SA's most promising social innovators with R12.5m
SAB Foundation awards SA's most promising social innovators with R12.5m

The first place winners in this year's SAB Foundation Social Innovation and Disability Empowerment Awards took home more than R1m each for their innovations.

16 Oct 2018

Enda Molewa, who died in September, granted permission for coal to be mined in a protected area, when she was minister of environmental affairs. Photo from
Court challenge to Mpumalanga coal mine

While much of her work was widely admired and supported, the legacy of the late Edna Molewa, who was environmental affairs minister, is not uncontested. And perhaps nowhere more so than in her decision to allow a new coal mine to be developed within a critical biodiversity and water conservation area of the highly threatened Mpumalanga grasslands.

By John Yeld 16 Oct 2018

What southern Africa needs to do to manage rising temperatures
What southern Africa needs to do to manage rising temperatures

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a special report outlining what would need to be done to keep the world from warming up by more than 1.5°C.

By Professor Bob Scholes 15 Oct 2018

The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!
The best Biz summer holiday (content) package ever!

Feeling a bit state-capsized, swept along by more waves than a cryptocurrency chart? Here are some life-saving festive content ideas:

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Oct 2018

Mimecast launches Global Citizenship Program
Mimecast launches Global Citizenship Program

Mimecast Limited has announced the launch of its Global Citizenship program, that aims to support charitable organisations that are building resilience in communities.

15 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy
#FairnessFirst: How sending girls to school changes the economy

Ever thought the answer to breaking the country's poverty cycle was as simple as improving basic education for females? Economist Dr Dawie Roodt explained the implications at last week's Ads24 Food for thought session.

By Leigh Andrews 15 Oct 2018

Government looks to expedite implementation of land reform, restitution
Government looks to expedite implementation of land reform, restitution

Government is intensifying the implementation of land reform and restitution programmes so that South Africans can leverage land for the betterment of their lives and the growth of the economy. This is according to President Cyril Ramaphosa who led a land restitution ceremony on Sunday, 14 October. He handed over 4,586 hectares of land to the community of KwaMkhwanazi in Empangeni, KwaZulu-Natal.

15 Oct 2018