New rhino calendar from STROOP
New rhino calendar from STROOP

Following on its definitive film on the rhino poaching crisis in South Africa, the STROOP team has announced that it is releasing its 2017 calendar this month.

2 days ago

Brand South Africa joins forces with Ukhozi FM to engage citizens in KZN
Brand South Africa joins forces with Ukhozi FM to engage citizens in KZN

Brand South Africa's Play Your Part initiative joins forces with Ukhozi FM in Pietermaritzburg on 1 December and in Ladysmith on 2 December 2016 to drive awareness of the initiative, which encourages active citizenship.

3 days ago

A greenie's guide to recycling exhibition waste
A greenie's guide to recycling exhibition waste

By virtue of the temporary nature of its projects, the exhibition industry tends to be a wasteful business sector. This makes the introduction of innovative waste management solutions essential.

Issued by Scan Display 28 Nov 2016

Local celeb launches #DignityDrive to collect sanitary products for young girls
Local celeb launches #DignityDrive to collect sanitary products for young girls

In celebration of his 30th birthday, local TV personality, Siv Ngesi has opted out of a birthday bash and instead is asking South Africans to do a little good by donating much-needed sanitary products for girls who cannot afford them.

28 Nov 2016

Primedia Outdoor brings early Christmas to Alex's Skeen Primary School
Primedia Outdoor brings early Christmas to Alex's Skeen Primary School

Primedia Outdoor has donated more than R100,000 worth of goods, including stationery and sanitary pads, to Skeen Primary School in Alexandra, at an event attended by City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba.

Issued by Primedia Outdoor 23 Nov 2016

Be #selfieless this festive season with Canon
Be #selfieless this festive season with Canon

Canon SA introduces the #selfieless movement to inspire South Africans to turn their selfie mode off to capture a selfless moment this festive season

Issued by Canon SA 21 Nov 2016

AfriGIS 5th annual Learnership Programme in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions
AfriGIS 5th annual Learnership Programme in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions

AfriGIS welcomed ten new candidates at the AfriGIS induction day recently held at the CTU Pretoria Campus. Since its first launch in 2012, the AfriGIS Learnership Programme has been successful in training individuals who have been carefully selected to pursue a career in IT. AfriGIS, in partnership with MICT SETA and CTU Training Solutions, provides a 12-month structured integrated learning programme that consists of theoretical training at CTU (six months) and practical work experience at AfriGIS (six months). Upon completion of the Learnership programme, Learners are better prepared to represent themselves in the ICT sector with an NQF level 5 National Certificate in IT Systems Development.

Issued by AfriGIS 15 Nov 2016

David Grier to run 1,100km in 20 days to bring 10 smiles to 10 children - The Power of 10 challenge
David Grier to run 1,100km in 20 days to bring 10 smiles to 10 children - The Power of 10 challenge

Cipla Foundation, Cipla SA's social enterprise division, is planning an adventure which will see endurance athletes David Grier and Andrew Stuart running 1,100 kilometres over a period of 20 days with the aim of raising R110,000 over this period for the Cipla Miles for Smiles initiative, which raises funds and awareness for Operation Smile.

Issued by Cipla 14 Nov 2016

Amarula launches online campaign against elephant poaching
Amarula launches online campaign against elephant poaching

Amarula has partnered with Wildlife Direct, based in Kenya, to create awareness around conservation of the African elephant, as experts predict extinction of the species by 2030.

9 Nov 2016

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Africa hit worst by extreme weather in 2015

MARRAKESH - Four of the 10 countries hammered hardest in 2015 by climate-boosted extreme weather are in Africa, according to a report released on Tuesday at UN climate talks in Marrakesh.

9 Nov 2016

#NotAskingForAnything | Cipla Foundation SA
#NotAskingForAnything | Cipla Foundation SA

Our #NotAskingForAnything campaign is more than just a social media hashtag. It's a heartfelt invitation for anyone - from regular, good-hearted people, all the way to big businesses and corporations - to join us in doing whatever we can for real people in need.

Issued by Cipla 7 Nov 2016

Durban celebs and Movember ambassadors join two shave-off events
Durban celebs and Movember ambassadors join two shave-off events

For the past 13 years, across 21 countries, Movember has become a global effort to raise funds and awareness around the often-ignored issue of men's health. Men are encouraged to start Movember clean-shaven and then to grow and groom a moustache (or Mo) for the entire month with the slogan - Help change the face of men's health. Sign up, Grow a Mo, save a Bro.

4 Nov 2016

Godllywood's self-help group continues to develop a spirit of excellence
Godllywood's self-help group continues to develop a spirit of excellence

The Godllywood self-help group highlights a different aspect of a Spirit of Excellence at its monthly meetings, encouraging women to embrace exemplary standards and develop admirable qualities in themselves. Besides challenging women to identify areas for personal growth and correct attitudes or behaviour which do not produce positive results, women are motivated to grow into Godly role models for others to emulate.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 3 Nov 2016