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#MusicExchange: Francois Van Coke to pay tribute to Johnny Clegg

Francois Van Coke will join a host of artists to pay tribute to Johnny Clegg in the Digital Tribute Concert on 31 July 2020...

By Martin Myers 30 Jul 2020

#ACACaresCovid19: Investing in culture, content and creativity

More in our series of powerful insights from marketing industry leaders Monde Twala, senior vice president and co-general manager of ViacomCBS Networks Africa and Mbali Hlophe, Gauteng MEC for Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation, pointing the way to futureproofing economies...

29 Jul 2020

#StartupStory: Burying social ills to create a brighter future

Melun Jeptha noticed two empty plots of land that were being used as dumping grounds and decided to do something about it...

By Evan-Lee Courie 28 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: How Liberty Two Degrees is helping co-create a better tomorrow

To help restart the economy and pay it forward, Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) launched its #CreateTomorrow campaign...

By Sindy Peters 27 Jul 2020

GivenGain opens up premium features free of charge

Global fundraising platform for charities GivenGain has opened up access to all its premium fundraising features free of charge...

27 Jul 2020

Need for collaboration, cooperation, co-creation during Covid-19 pandemic

Speaking at a recent Trialogue webinar, 'Supporting local government in the midst of a global pandemic', Paul Smith, Kagiso Trust's local government support head, recounted its ongoing work with the Makana municipality...

24 Jul 2020

3M, United Way collaborate on SA Covid-19 relief programme

3M South Africa has partnered with United Way South Africa in implementing a $220,080 Covid-19 relief programme to provide nutritional food, fresh water, hygiene, and sanitisation products to vulnerable families...

24 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: Thanks so very blooming much

Frontline workers at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital were surprised with a floral tribute thanking them for their selfless efforts in the fight against Covid-19.

24 Jul 2020

Cooking up a storm: Restaurant staff protest across South Africa

Curfew and alcohol ban cited as major factors as the industry sheds thousands of jobs...

By Zoë Postman, Nokulunga Majola, Ashraf Hendricks, Joseph Chirume and Lucas Nowicki 23 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: Highlighting plastic pollution through art - Q&A with performance artist Luke Rudman

Port Elizabeth-based visual and performance artist Luke Rudman has partnered with Greenpeace Africa to highlight the devastating plastic pollution crisis during #PlasticFreeJuly. We got in touch with Rudman to chat inspiration, empowerment and tackling the systemic plastic crisis...

By Ruth Cooper 22 Jul 2020

Amazon's Paul Misener on the link between innovation and diversity

Amazon veteran Paul Misener shared insight into how the e-commerce giant approaches innovation and the profound role a diverse workforce plays in this process...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jul 2020

More than 300 chefs, 10 cities, over 67,000 litres of soup for Mandela Day

Over 300 chefs took to their stoves on Mandela Day, producing 77,455 litres of soup to feed the vulnerable in South Africa...

21 Jul 2020

Basa's 67 grants for Mandela Day

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela spent 67 years fighting for social justice. In honour of his legacy, Business and Arts South Africa (Basa) is making 67 Artist Relief Grants for medical assistance available to creatives diagnosed with or hospitalised due to Covid-19...

Issued by Business and Arts South Africa 20 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: NPO addresses healthcare staff shortages in rural hospitals

While there has always been an imbalance of professional healthcare workers and services between urban and rural communities, the Covid-19 pandemic has intensified this problem...

20 Jul 2020

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