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UCKG's groups make the world a better place as they continue to serve others on Mandela Day - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
UCKG's groups make the world a better place as they continue to serve others on Mandela Day

Each year since Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday in 2008, 18 July has been marked by global volunteerism and a call to action for people to recognise their individual responsibility to change the world. Mandela's living legacy of service is taken up by individuals, communities and corporates on Mandela Day, with people devoting 67 minutes of their time to community service as a display of commitment to fighting poverty and promoting peace and reconciliation.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 22 Jul 2015 14:45

Jacaranda FM and Consol Glass light up communities - Jacaranda 94.2 FM
Jacaranda FM and Consol Glass light up communities

Project Khanya to give light to those in need

Issued by Jacaranda 94.2 FM 21 Jul 2015 13:43



Students graduate from the Careers24 Job Readiness Initiative - Careers24
Students graduate from the Careers24 Job Readiness Initiative

Students from the Job Readiness Initiative, sponsored by Careers24 and implemented with partners Silulo Ulutho Technologies (Pty) Ltd and Learn to Earn (NGO-PBO), graduated in Phillipi and Khayelitsha in the first week of July. The pilot initiative focused on working with students who either are studying to improve their career prospects or to find employment in different sectors to where they are currently working.

Issued by Careers24 21 Jul 2015 13:21

#24things4madiba encourages reading, writing
#24things4madiba encourages reading, writing

As part of Mandela Month, #24things4madiba recently held a 'Read-a-Fun' event in Cape Town and Gauteng where students from Media24's flagship initiative - WeCan24 - had the opportunity to tap into their journalistic skills by interviewing, photographing and reporting on celebrity guests and #24things4madiba.

20 Jul 2015 16:04

[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans
[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans

On Thursday, 16 July 2015, Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding (@bizWazza) started the show with Kira Koopman, Team Lead: Knowledge Delivery, at the Red & Yellow School (@redyellowschool).

17 Jul 2015 10:34

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[Mandela Day heroes] In the business of doing good

More and more big companies are engaging in corporate social initiatives as part of their business strategy. But how do they solve the conundrum of connecting with an audience that is growing increasingly savvy to traditional advertising ploys, adding to their bottom line and doing something socially meaningful at the same time?

By Nicci Botha 17 Jul 2015 08:26

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 140: IMC speaker Alistair King and Red & Yellow's Mandela Day plans

On the next Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, Thursday, 16 July 2015, from 9-10am, show host Warren Harding chats to Kira Koopman, Team Lead: Knowledge Delivery, at the Red & Yellow School (@redyellowschool).

15 Jul 2015 12:18

'Have A Ball' this Mandela Day
'Have A Ball' this Mandela Day

Saturday, 18 July will see Adverb, an integrated marketing communications and events agency, boot up again and celebrate Mandela Day at their 'Have A Ball' campaign at Fives Futbol, Century City in Cape Town.

13 Jul 2015 14:16

Alexandra clean-up on International Mandela Day - Ornico
Alexandra clean-up on International Mandela Day

The Greater Alexandra Chamber of Commerce (GALXCOC) invited Ornico to participate in cleaning the London/Vincent Tshabalala Road and Jukskei River for Nelson Mandela Day and the team is excited to get involved. The "Blitz Clean Up Day", taking place on 17 and 18 July in Alexandra Township, aims to get the community, business and the public sector to spend their #67Minutes meaningfully.

Issued by Ornico 13 Jul 2015 10:29

First intake of 2015 students graduate from Phakama Women's Academy - VWV Group
First intake of 2015 students graduate from Phakama Women's Academy

The first 2015 intake of Johannesburg Phakama Women's Academy students have graduated - with all 32 second- and third-year students from the University of Johannesburg (UJ), the AAA School of Advertising, and the Vega School of Brand Leadership making the grade.

Issued by VWV Group 13 Jul 2015 10:19

Cell C hands over blankets to SOS Children's Village PE
Cell C hands over blankets to SOS Children's Village PE

The people of the SOS Children's Village in the Eastern Cape will be cosy and warm this winter - thanks to Cell C's initiative of keeping those that need it most warm as the chill bites.

7 Jul 2015 14:15

In order for what you have to flourish, use it for the benefit of others - Universal Church of the Kingdom of God
In order for what you have to flourish, use it for the benefit of others

The most recent meeting of Godllywood's 12 Parts of Me programme was themed: "I have it" and the evening's message was reflected through an Italian flavour. Dressed in green, red and white, to represent the colours of the Italian flag, guests were given a piece of pizza dough at the beginning of the meeting.

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 30 Jun 2015 10:24

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Sustainability: a lever for growth

Sustainability is becoming more and more about business as companies realise that it can be a lever for growth.

By Danette Breitenbach 30 Jun 2015 07:30