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A reimagined South Africa: Opportunities offered by the coronavirus pandemic
A reimagined South Africa: Opportunities offered by the coronavirus pandemic

The crisis of the Covid-19 pandemic offers our country an opportunity to recapture the spirit of ubuntu demonstrated by empathy, responsibility and solidarity...

By Mamphela Ramphele and George Lindeque 24 Mar 2020

Deadline extended for Commonwealth Youth Council membership applications
Deadline extended for Commonwealth Youth Council membership applications

The Commonwealth has extended the deadline for Commonwealth Youth Council (CYC) membership applications to 5 April 2020...

23 Mar 2020

Discovery rises to support Save the Children SA
Discovery rises to support Save the Children SA

Discovery Inc has launched an initiative called Rise (Reducing Inequality and Supporting Empowerment), which will see them partnering with Save the Children South Africa (SCSA), an entity established in 2013 to fight for children's rights.

18 Mar 2020

The Clothing Bank marks a decade of empowering the unemployed
The Clothing Bank marks a decade of empowering the unemployed

The Clothing Bank has for the past decade provided more than 3,000 women in South Africa with the opportunity to achieve financial independence through reselling clothes...

17 Mar 2020

Applications open for 2020 Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD
Applications open for 2020 Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD

Global Citizen Africa has announced that applications for the second annual Global Citizen Fellowship Programme Powered by BeyGOOD are now open. The programme is intended to unearth South African youth with remarkable potential...

Issued by OnPoint PR 17 Mar 2020

Kutlwanong Promaths Programme puts rural learners on a professional career path
Kutlwanong Promaths Programme puts rural learners on a professional career path

"Mathematics and Physical Science are gateway subjects to professional careers," says Tumelo Mabitselo, CEO for the Kutlwanong Centre for Maths, Science & Technology. "Poor marks in these subjects eliminates a range of study and career options for students..."

By Shan Radcliffe 16 Mar 2020

Maths and Science Academy opens to uplift rural Limpopo
Maths and Science Academy opens to uplift rural Limpopo

The SA Medical and Education Foundation (SAME) and corporate donors officially opened the Masia Maths and Science Academy (MMSA) in Ha-Masia, Limpopo on 6 March 2020. The new Maths and Science Academy will serve thousands of learners in the Vuwani region...

13 Mar 2020

Partnership brings youth development programmes to Kruger Park
Partnership brings youth development programmes to Kruger Park

Jock Safari Lodge has formed an official long term partnership with the Wilderness Foundation Africa (WFA) to further conservation education and youth development within the broader community of the Kruger National Park...

12 Mar 2020

Google to train 20,000 women across Africa in 2020
Google to train 20,000 women across Africa in 2020

Google announced it is doubling down on its commitment to women in Africa and aims to train 20,000 women this year...

12 Mar 2020

17 human security projects receive grants from Japanese Embassy
17 human security projects receive grants from Japanese Embassy

This year, 17 non-profit organisations and local authorities in South Africa, Eswatini, and Lesotho will receive support from the Embassy of Japan in South Africa's Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects Programme (GGP) 2020...

11 Mar 2020

VWSA supports YES programme
VWSA supports YES programme

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) is supporting the national Youth Employment Service (YES) programme by offering work opportunities to 520 unemployed youth...

10 Mar 2020

Principal training interventions - finding the right fit
Principal training interventions - finding the right fit

The Old Mutual Education Flagship Project (OMEFP), launched in 2013, committed to investing R350m over seven years in under-resourced schools...

By Kanyisa Diamond, Issued by Trialogue 10 Mar 2020

The Trialogue Business in Society Conference: 20/20 vision
The Trialogue Business in Society Conference: 20/20 vision

Join more than 400 corporate, non-profit, government and academic delegates for a dynamic exchange of ideas on how to enhance responsible business efforts to create meaningful impact in development...

Issued by Trialogue 5 Mar 2020

Advancing 4IR through CSI
Advancing 4IR through CSI

With enormous potential to better human lives, the dawn of the connected technological age has placed telecommunications companies at the foreground of advancement of society...

By Vino Govender 5 Mar 2020

#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration
#DI2020: Ignite your inner activist - representation through illustration

The second day of #DI2020 kicked off with a powerful presentation by Italian illustrator Olimpia Zagnoli on the politics of taking up space and the personal nature of colour in creative work...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Feb 2020

Women narrow gender gap at tertiary institutions
Women narrow gender gap at tertiary institutions

The gender gap in attendance of tertiary education institutions has narrowed from 8.4 percentage points in 2002 to 4.8 percentage points in 2018, with females outpacing men during that period...

25 Feb 2020

Mo Salah named first ambassador for Instant Network Schools
Mo Salah named first ambassador for Instant Network Schools

Egyptian footballer Mohamed Salah has become the first ambassador for Instant Network Schools which aims to give a quality education to refugee and host country students...

25 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: 'Living your best life' with Pride Factor
#StartupStory: 'Living your best life' with Pride Factor

Dene Botha, a self-taught entrepreneur has been recognised as one of Avance Media's 100 Most Influential Young South Africans for 2019...

By Evan-Lee Courie 24 Feb 2020

Nomzamo Mbatha partners with Cotton On Foundation on educational projects
Nomzamo Mbatha partners with Cotton On Foundation on educational projects

Nomzamo Mbatha will assist the Cotton On Foundation with its journey to deliver quality education to young South Africans...

20 Feb 2020

4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020
4 African finalists make the shortlist for Commonwealth Youth Awards 2020

All 16 finalists will each receive a trophy, a certificate and £1,000 to expand the scope of their projects...

19 Feb 2020

#FairnessFirst: Sona 2020, the AU, Miss Universe pledge to empower women
#FairnessFirst: Sona 2020, the AU, Miss Universe pledge to empower women

Here's how President Ramaphosa's Sona address for 2020 promised to shine a light on making a better future through inclusive economic growth, with a firm stance on the empowerment of women and taking steps against gender-based violence...

By Leigh Andrews 17 Feb 2020

#WomenInScience: Female titans of tech in South Africa
#WomenInScience: Female titans of tech in South Africa

We are in the midst of a technological revolution set to disrupt the world as we know it...

By Onyi Nwaneri 14 Feb 2020

2019 JBX and Jackalberry Challenge nears the R1m mark in fundraising
2019 JBX and Jackalberry Challenge nears the R1m mark in fundraising

Spurred on by a worthy cause, cyclists traversed hundreds of kilometres during the 2019 JBX and JackalBerry MTB Challenges to raise over R750,000 for the Ubuhle Christian School in Bronkhorstspruit...

Issued by BMi Research 12 Feb 2020

Vusi Mfupi at St Martins De Porres, for the Room 13 Inspiration Day in Soweto.
Art is the solution to SA's 'decade of action' in education and re-skilling

The re-introduction of art in schools is an essential starting point to instilling the requisite skills necessary to the next entrants of higher education students being ready for the modern economy - of the fourth industrial revolution...

By Ntombi Malaza 10 Feb 2020

Registration now open for the Trialogue Business in Society Conference
Registration now open for the Trialogue Business in Society Conference

Responsible business consultancy Trialogue, in collaboration with corporate partners and sponsors, will present the 13th annual Trialogue Business in Society Conference on 21 and 22 April...

Issued by Trialogue 7 Feb 2020

Experts at engineering symposium call for more young female students in STEM
Experts at engineering symposium call for more young female students in STEM

Science and engineering experts attending the recent Engineering for Girls Symposium at the Baze University in Abuja, Nigeria, called for more young female students to pursue...

7 Feb 2020

'Nobody eats GDP' says AfDB president during economic report launch
'Nobody eats GDP' says AfDB president during economic report launch

While Africa's economies are growing strongly, growth alone cannot meet the needs of the continent's poorest citizens...

6 Feb 2020

Applications open for Shoprite bursary programme
Applications open for Shoprite bursary programme

Students studying scarce skills - such as Information Technology (IT), Chartered Accounting, Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Pharmacy and Retail Business Management - are invited to apply for the Shoprite Group's 2020 bursary programme...

4 Feb 2020

TFG Foundation provides food for thought
TFG Foundation provides food for thought

Over the last five years, TFG Foundation in partnership with TFG brands invested around R17.2m across various education initiatives, impacting over 500,000 lives...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 4 Feb 2020

Greater focus needed on human capital development in Africa
Greater focus needed on human capital development in Africa

If Africa is to beat the challenges of the next decade and meet global development targets, its governments must foster innovation...

3 Feb 2020

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