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Child Protection Week - We all have a role to play!
Child Protection Week - We all have a role to play!

2-9 June marked Child Protection Week, a campaign to raise awareness on the rights of children as articulated in the Children's Act of 2005...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 10 Jun 2019

All the 2019 Eco-Logic Awards winners
All the 2019 Eco-Logic Awards winners

The recently held 2019 Eco-Logic Awards saw newly appointed minister of environment, forestry and fisheries Barbara Creecy deliver the keynote address, during which she emphasised the need for sustainable practice...

10 Jun 2019

Yusrah and Naseerah Du Toit in the RX Radio studio.
#YouthMonth: Voices for the future of the nation with RX Radio

RX Radio has just celebrated its second year on air, as the station that's effectively for the children, by the children, as the Red Cross Children's Hospital's internet station...

By Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2019

Masango's Blackboard in action.
#YouthMonth: Chalking up the success of Blackboard's 'kids-helping-kids' cycle

In 1976, students took to the streets and helped shape the South Africa we're living in today. In 2019, students are going to need a different tool to shape our future...

By Leigh Andrews 6 Jun 2019

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#WorldEnvironmentDay: Cape Town Green Map celebrates 10 years of sustainable living

The Cape Town Green Map celebrates its tenth birthday with the launch of its revamped website...

5 Jun 2019

Grassroots commercial enterprises launched at Yes4Youth hub in Tembisa
Grassroots commercial enterprises launched at Yes4Youth hub in Tembisa

The Youth Employment Service has launched two new business partnerships at the Kago Yes4Youth Community Hub in Tembisa, the first step to fulfilling its next development goal of becoming a commercial centre...

3 Jun 2019

The world then and now, and how the way we protect our children needs to change
The world then and now, and how the way we protect our children needs to change

This National Child Protection Week (CPW), Google South Africa and Media Monitoring Africa hosted a roundtable putting a spotlight on the importance of online safety for children...

By Jessica Tennant 31 May 2019

MiX Telematics equips special needs schools with technology-based learning tools
MiX Telematics equips special needs schools with technology-based learning tools

MiX Telematics, in partnership with iSchoolAfrica, recently donated Apple iPads and other technology equipment to both the Vera School for learners with autism and the Alta du Toit school for learners with intellectual and physical difficulties...

30 May 2019

The art of communication is the language of caring
The art of communication is the language of caring

Prof Juan Bornman from the University of Pretoria together with Enterprises University of Pretoria reached out to lend a hand by recently presenting the emergency communication board to the Embassy of Mozambique...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 28 May 2019

Inclusive education, one pen at a time
Inclusive education, one pen at a time

BIC - through its partnership with the Read Educational Trust and Brainwave - is on a mission to distribute 1.5 million pens to learners at disadvantaged schools across South Africa...

Issued by Zinto Activation Group 27 May 2019

Luke Dale Roberts
Luke Dale Roberts joins Farm Africa's Chefs for Change initiative in Kenya

Chef Dale Roberts will be offering his culinary knowledge to the local Tilapia fishing communities...

27 May 2019

Onyi Nwaneri, director of partnerships and marketing at Afrika Tikkun
#AfricaMonth: Ubuntu for the future of Africa

Africa's youth are the future of the continent and the philosophical principle of ubuntu can ensure a brighter tomorrow...

By Onyi Nwaneri 24 May 2019

Multilingual broadcast journalist-turned-real estate entrepreneur, Rokelle Sun.
#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

PG tackles youth unemployment collaborating with YES
PG tackles youth unemployment collaborating with YES

The PG Group (PG) has heeded President Cyril Ramaphosa's call to create new work opportunities for the country's vast number of unemployed youth...

20 May 2019

Arts & Culture Trust launches 25th anniversary fundraising campaign
Arts & Culture Trust launches 25th anniversary fundraising campaign

To mark the 25 years since it was established, the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) has launched the 25 Million Reasons to Give campaign. The fundraising campaign aims to encourage investors to help it raise R25m for the arts...

16 May 2019

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How marketing with CSR at its heart can change the world

Fitting in perfectly with the rise of purpose-led marketing across the globe is Jeanne du Plessis, corporate affairs and citizenship leader at Procter and Gamble (P&G) South Africa. Du Plessis is a passionate believer that business can and should be a force for good in the world...

By Leigh Andrews 14 May 2019

Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025
Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025

First launched in South Africa in 2017, Mastercard's inquiry-based STEM programme Girls4Tech has so far reached more than 400,000 girls (ages 8-12) in 25 countries...

14 May 2019

2019 Eco-Logic Awards finalists announced
2019 Eco-Logic Awards finalists announced

The finalists in the eighth annual Eco-Logic Awards, presented by The Enviropaedia, have been announced with the awards to be presented on 5 June, World Environment Day...

10 May 2019

How SA's youth can be empowered to drive meaningful change
How SA's youth can be empowered to drive meaningful change

Government, business and civil society need to make a significant and conscious investment in creating and funding programmes to empower the youth in South Africa to take advantage of their talent, boundless energy and capacity to create meaningful change in their communities, says Chris Meintjes, CEO of Activate! Change Drivers...

7 May 2019

3315 YES recruits join Nedbank
3315 YES recruits join Nedbank

Late last week the Nedbank Group hosted President Cyril Ramaphosa as the bank welcomed and inducted 3315 previously unemployed youth...

6 May 2019

Get involved and take a girl child to work
Get involved and take a girl child to work

Cell C's Take a Girl Child to Work is one of South Africa's largest collaborative acts of volunteerism, with more than 550 organisations to host girl learners aged 13-18 in their workplace over three days this year...

3 May 2019

Online marketplace Thola Africa shines a light on local artisans
Online marketplace Thola Africa shines a light on local artisans

New online marketplace Tholaafrica.com is making it easier to shop African artisanal wares, with its selection of bespoke fashion and décor crafted by local creatives and designers...

26 Apr 2019

Supporting young, local entrepreneurs and start-up businesses
Supporting young, local entrepreneurs and start-up businesses

Entrepreneurship should be encouraged and developed as entrepreneurs create and bring to life new technologies, products and services and create new markets and jobs along the way...

Issued by Total 15 Apr 2019

Our responsibility towards education as a basic human right
Our responsibility towards education as a basic human right

The government has made provision for both basic education, and further education, in the South African Constitution...

By Sizwe Nxasana 15 Apr 2019

Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme
Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme

Roughly 6.21 million young South Africans without jobs, leaving many feeling hopeless and discouraged by the lack of opportunities...

15 Apr 2019

Omni HR Consulting announces CSR flagship project for 2019
Omni HR Consulting announces CSR flagship project for 2019

The 12th of April marks the official opening of the Nyanga Message Hub - Omni HR Consulting's flagship corporate social responsibility project for 2019...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 12 Apr 2019

World Bank unveils plan to strengthen human capital in Africa
World Bank unveils plan to strengthen human capital in Africa

The World Bank has launched its Africa Human Capital Plan, a new plan to help African countries strengthen their human capital by enabling the continent's young people to grow up with optimal health and equipped with the right skills to compete in the digitising global economy...

12 Apr 2019

Why social entrepreneurship in South Africa?
Why social entrepreneurship in South Africa?

As the financial pressure for those working for non-profit organisations continues, the debate for and against social entrepreneurship is intensifying in South Africa...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 10 Apr 2019

From grain to glass: Pernod Ricard's roadmap to sustainability
From grain to glass: Pernod Ricard's roadmap to sustainability

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has launched its 2030 Sustainability and Responsibility roadmap as part of the company's Transform and Accelerate strategic plan...

10 Apr 2019

Tata invests R2.3m in postgraduate scholarships for 2018/19 academic year
Tata invests R2.3m in postgraduate scholarships for 2018/19 academic year

53 students at four South African universities have been awarded with scholarships totalling more than R2.3m for the 2018/19 academic year as part of the Tata Postgraduate Scholarship Programme...

10 Apr 2019

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