All images © – Anne Barbotteau from Zip Zap Circus.
Celebrating 25 years of Zip Zap's social circus magic

Zip! Zap! Circus! The non-profit Zip Zap Circus is currently celebrating its 25th year with a series of special monthly shows to showcase their talented students. Here's what you can expect.

By Leigh Andrews 13 hours ago

The MEC for the Gauteng education department, Panyaza Lesufi, introduces the new brand ambassadors for this year's Schools’ SleepOut.
Creating conscious capital with CEO SleepOut 2017

This year, the CEO SleepOut will be the SheEO SleepOut, with only women leaders spending the night on the lawns of the Union Buildings in Pretoria, the venue for this year's event which will take place 22 June.

By Danette Breitenbach 17 hours ago

Pick n Pay's Super Animals
Pick n Pay Super Animals return with South African slant

Today, 24 April 2017, Pick n Pay launches a new Super Animals collection - this time focused on South African animals, which will be given out as a pack of four collectible cards every time consumers spend R150 at any Pick n Pay. The campaign will run until 4 June or until the animal cards run out, whichever is first.

1 day ago

Capacity crowd at Ellis Park for UCKG's Good Friday service, prays for South Africa
Capacity crowd at Ellis Park for UCKG's Good Friday service, prays for South Africa

The Universal Church of the Kingdom of God (UCKG) once again hosted one of the largest Good Friday services in South Africa, filling the Ellis Park Stadium to capacity with overflow crowds in the adjacent precinct. Almost 90,000 Church members and their guests gathered for the annual event to have their lives restored through the resurrection of Jesus.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 19 Apr 2017

Donald Gunn
Good Report 2016 Best Campaign promoting good causes goes to Nivea Doll

The Good Report, a collaboration between ACT Responsible and The Gunn Report, identifies the campaigns, agencies, networks and advertisers that use creative campaigns to promote sustainability and social responsibility.

18 Apr 2017

OtD extends volunteer footprint to several SA societies as numbers of purslane trees grow
OtD extends volunteer footprint to several SA societies as numbers of purslane trees grow

On the Dot, South Africa's biggest multi-channel media logistics company that offers distribution solutions for magazines, newspaper, subscriptions, community newspapers and pamphlets through direct to store, home delivery and informal networks, recently demonstrated their commitment to community service and its volunteer project, as employees participated in projects throughout South Africa.

Issued by On the Dot 18 Apr 2017

Five social good innovations
Five social good innovations

Added Value highlights five social good innovations from around the globe.

14 Apr 2017

Amarula launches phase two of conservation campaign
Amarula launches phase two of conservation campaign

Amarula's efforts to save the African elephant has stepped up another gear by releasing 400,000 bespoke Amarula bottles to communicate that there are now only 400,000 elephants left in the wild.

13 Apr 2017

PEG Armoury film supports Syria Campaign following chemical attacks
PEG Armoury film supports Syria Campaign following chemical attacks

The Syria Campaign has leveraged the symbolism of clothes pegs to create a new campaign to increase public pressure on politicians looking to shift the EU and other key countries to a more pro-Assad position. The launch of the campaign follows on from a suspected chemical attack in the country on Tuesday, killing dozens in Idlib province.

7 Apr 2017

Vega students pay tribute to Nelson Mandela through children's hospital
Vega students pay tribute to Nelson Mandela through children's hospital

The Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital, which opened on 2 December 2016, is the culmination of years of effort by many people. Among them were four students of Vega School, a brand of the Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). Each of the group achieved a career pinnacle even before embarking on their first jobs.

Issued by Vega School 7 Apr 2017

Planting a pop of green in Khayelitsha
Planting a pop of green in Khayelitsha

On Saturday, 1 April, I found myself walking across a dusty square between the Sinovuyo Old Age Home and the Litha Methodist Church grounds on Msombovu Road in Khayelitsha.

By Leigh Andrews 4 Apr 2017

Satellifes at night.
Purposefully recolouring township satellites with Grey

Lack of visible house numbers in the townships often results in unnecessary delays in emergency treatment and sometimes, death. Grey Africa's CCO Fran Luckin and head of design Kean Hartnady explain how Grey's Satellifes campaign is saving lives...

By Leigh Andrews 4 Apr 2017

FoxP2 creates SPCA adoption campaign
FoxP2 creates SPCA adoption campaign

The Cape of Good Hope (CoGH) SPCA has launched a new SPCA adoption campaign, with the tagline: 'You can't choose your family, but you can choose your dog'. Created by FoxP2 Cape Town and directed by Anton Visser, the core objective is to drive adoptions along with changing attitudes and behaviours around animals that will ultimately assist SPCAs nationwide in reducing strays, unwanted litters and euthanasia.

28 Mar 2017