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Kantar announces South Africa's top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 and Q4 2020
Kantar announces South Africa's top 10 Best Liked Ads for Q3 and Q4 2020Article

Kantar has announced the top 10 best liked TV ads in South Africa for the third and fourth quarter of 2020...

Issued by Kantar 6 May 2021

Get your free digital copy of Public Sector Leaders (PSL) April edition - out now!
Get your free digital copy of Public Sector Leaders (PSL) April edition - out now!Article

Human rights and constitutional democracy are the golden threads which run through this bumper April edition of Public Sector Leaders...

Issued by Topco Media 15 Apr 2021

NWU fights GBV
NWU fights GBVArticle

During the first three weeks of lockdown last year, gender-based violence (GBV) victims were trapped with their abusers, with no place to hide...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 8 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: Crowd-sourced safety platform SOSS steps up in fight against GBV
#StartupStory: Crowd-sourced safety platform SOSS steps up in fight against GBVArticle

Looking to help curb the number of GBV cases and assist those at risk, Thabo Nonkenge and his business partners have developed SOSS...

Sindy Peters 7 Apr 2021

Civil society needs to be included in rebuilding SA
Civil society needs to be included in rebuilding SAArticle

A year on after the Covid-19 pandemic reached South African shores, we have yet to see the full impact of lockdown on South Africans, especially on young people whose lives have were largely paused...

Siphelele Chirwa 24 Mar 2021

GBV-themed choreopoem-play My Vagina Was Not Buried With Him to show at Joburg Theatre, Soweto Theatre
GBV-themed choreopoem-play My Vagina Was Not Buried With Him to show at Joburg Theatre, Soweto TheatreArticle

Napo Masheane's choreopoem-play My Vagina Was Not Buried With Him will open at the Joburg Theatre on 19 March 2021 before moving on to the Soweto Theatre on 24 March.

17 Mar 2021

#MusicExchange: The Voice SA top 12 finalist Ramelo releases debut single "Heyi Wena"
#MusicExchange: The Voice SA top 12 finalist Ramelo releases debut single "Heyi Wena"Article

South African soulful singer Ramelo released her debut single "Heyi Wena", last week.

Martin Myers 10 Mar 2021

New board urged to remedy dysfunctional forensic labs
New board urged to remedy dysfunctional forensic labsArticle

The newly appointed National Forensic Oversight and Ethics Board are urged to find solutions to the current dysfunctional state of the National Forensic Science Laboratories...

3 Mar 2021

Rachel and Siya Kolisi get on board GBV-themed short film "#WeAreDyingHere" as executive producers
Rachel and Siya Kolisi get on board GBV-themed short film "#WeAreDyingHere" as executive producersArticle

Siya and Rachel Kolisi have come on board the gender-based violence-themed short film, "#WeAreDyingHere", as executive producers...

25 Feb 2021

'Girlfriend' loses fight for husband's estate - Was it really necessary?
'Girlfriend' loses fight for husband's estate - Was it really necessary?Article

We spend all our time trying to create wealth and building our legacies for our loved ones, and yet so few people dedicate any time to estate planning that creates clarity and certainty for when we're gone...

Issued by Capital Legacy 23 Feb 2021

Markham's 'Help! Don't Harm' campaign raises R500k for Sonke Gender Justice
Markham's 'Help! Don't Harm' campaign raises R500k for Sonke Gender JusticeArticle

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa call last year for a collaborative effort in the fight against gender-based violence (GBV), Markham amplified its ongoing efforts...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 15 Feb 2021

YFM's The Best Drive features Black Coffee on 'International Mondays'
YFM's The Best Drive features Black Coffee on 'International Mondays'Article

Gauteng's biggest youth station YFM's drive time show The Best Drive caught up with South African DJ, record producer and songwriter, Black Coffee...

Issued by YFM 99.2 10 Feb 2021

Sun, sun, sun here we come
Sun, sun, sun here we comeArticle

New 13-part YouTube series, Sharing the Sun, to explore the close relationship between South Africa and Japan...

Issued by OnPoint PR 8 Feb 2021

Old Mutual terminates sponsorship with MacG after transphobic comments
Old Mutual terminates sponsorship with MacG after transphobic commentsArticle

Macgyver "MacG" Mukwevho, podcaster and former radio host, has landed in hot water following comments made surrounding transgender women...

26 Jan 2021

Vodacom zero-rates its GBV awareness app
Vodacom zero-rates its GBV awareness appArticle

The zero-rate ensures that Vodacom users will not incur any data costs when downloading the app or accessing many of the referral links to GBV support services found in the app...

21 Jan 2021

Cricket SA launches Black Day ODI in support of fight against GBV
Cricket SA launches Black Day ODI in support of fight against GBVArticle

Cricket South Africa will on Saturday, 23 January, launch the Black Day One-Day International in Durban at the Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Cricket Stadium...

19 Jan 2021

Liquor Traders Formation requests urgent meeting with Ramaphosa
Liquor Traders Formation requests urgent meeting with RamaphosaArticle

The Liquor Traders Formation has requested an urgent meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa to discuss ending the third alcohol sales ban currently in place...

18 Jan 2021

Enterprises UP's first virtual certificate ceremony with the Faculty of Theology and Religion
Enterprises UP's first virtual certificate ceremony with the Faculty of Theology and ReligionArticle

Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP) together with the Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Pretoria (UP) hosted a virtual certificate ceremony for delegates who completed their training programmes in 2019...

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 15 Dec 2020

Legal resource hub launched to fight GBV
Legal resource hub launched to fight GBVArticle

A free-to-access information hub has been launched online for those seeking guidance and help regarding the complexities of the law around gender-based violence...

Issued by LexisNexis 14 Dec 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: Hits right note for women
#OrchidsandOnions: Hits right note for womenArticle

Orchids: song for girls, young women about consent, boundaries; New airline Lift's dive into illogical clich├ęs gets it an Onion....

Brendan Seery 7 Dec 2020

#16DaysofActivism: Powa partners Joko in campaign to help #EndDomesticSilence
#16DaysofActivism: Powa partners Joko in campaign to help #EndDomesticSilenceArticle

People Opposing Women Abuse (Powa) has partnered with Joko in a campaign calling on South Africans to help #EndDomesticSilence by recording voice notes to the president...

7 Dec 2020

Take This Thread and break the pattern of gender-based violence in South Africa
Take This Thread and break the pattern of gender-based violence in South AfricaArticle

Joining South Africa, and the rest of the world, to help raise awareness is Take This Thread - a movement aimed at helping break the pattern of abuse by focusing on helping survivors of GBV achieve financial independence...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 30 Nov 2020

How Take This Thread is using skills development to empower GBV survivors
How Take This Thread is using skills development to empower GBV survivorsArticle

Take This Thread is a movement aimed at helping break the pattern of abuse by focusing on helping survivors of gender-based violence (GBV) achieve financial independence...

27 Nov 2020

Help is needed for victims
Help is needed for victimsArticle

Prof Hayley Walker-Williams, the deputy director of the School of Psychosocial Health at the North-West University (NWU), gives insight into why GBV victims find it hard to leave these relationships and what can be done to help them...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 27 Nov 2020

Alcohol industry sponsors R30m worth of medical supplies in Eastern Cape
Alcohol industry sponsors R30m worth of medical supplies in Eastern CapeArticle

The South African alcohol industry has stepped up its efforts to assist in curbing the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in recently identified hot spots in the Eastern Cape province...

26 Nov 2020

Uber, local NGO to launch mandatory safety education for driver-partners
Uber, local NGO to launch mandatory safety education for driver-partnersArticle

Uber has partnered with Rainn, and Nisaa Institute for Women's Development, to raise awareness of gender, power dynamics, and sexual harassment among driver-partners and riders by launching safety education videos. This will be mandatory for driver-partners.

26 Nov 2020

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Taxi industry urged to adhere to Covid-19 protocolsArticle

The Gauteng MEC for Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure, Jacob Mamabolo, has called on taxi industry leaders to continue to comply with the Covid-19 protocols, as volumes of movement are expected to increase during the festive season...

26 Nov 2020

Meet the Telkom Netball League superstars
Meet the Telkom Netball League superstarsArticle

Telkom is a proud sponsor of the Telkom Netball League (TNL), in partnership with Netball South Africa. Meet some of the players with aspirations to one day put our country on the map...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 26 Nov 2020

Anant Singh produces film highlighting 16 Days of Activism against GBV
Anant Singh produces film highlighting 16 Days of Activism against GBVArticle

Anant Singh has produced a gender-based violence awareness film to highlight the call for people to act against this scourge in our society...

25 Nov 2020

SA missed its opportunity during lockdown to turn the tide on GBV pandemic
SA missed its opportunity during lockdown to turn the tide on GBV pandemicArticle

While President Cyril Ramaphosa has described violence against women and girls as the second pandemic, with Covid-19 being the first, civil society leaders say they respectfully disagree...

25 Nov 2020

GBV in the workplace: Where to from here?
GBV in the workplace: Where to from here?Article

In September 2019, the #SandtonShutdown protest took place in an effort to highlight the crucial role of businesses in tackling gender-based violence. One of the placards during the protest read, "Make my safety your business". The message was clear. Businesses were urged to make gender-based violence one of their strategic issues and actively address it in the workplace...

Nadine Mather and Pascale Towers 23 Nov 2020

Sibani Mngadi
Taverners Summit addresses responsible trading and social responsibilityArticle

The tavern industry should play its role in promoting responsible behaviour and avoid the pressure to immediately recoup the financial losses suffered from alcohol sales ban during the coming festive season...

20 Nov 2020

Eco-friendly charcoal production to boost SA's water security
Eco-friendly charcoal production to boost SA's water securityArticle

The global outcry against the use of braai charcoal produced from rainforest trees, which leads to devastating forest degradation primarily in South American and African countries, is boosting the demand and production of eco-friendly charcoal...

20 Nov 2020

Africa Rising International Film Festival puts spotlight on GBV, BLM and unjust systems
Africa Rising International Film Festival puts spotlight on GBV, BLM and unjust systemsArticle

The third instalment of the Africa Rising International Film Festival (ARIFF) is scheduled to take place virtually from 27-29 November 2020...

9 Nov 2020

Celebrating top women: Yael Geffen, artfully uniting extraordinary properties with extraordinary lives
Celebrating top women: Yael Geffen, artfully uniting extraordinary properties with extraordinary livesArticle

"Never give up, don't be afraid of failure and be yourself - unapologetically." - Yael Geffen, CEO of Lew Geffen, Sotheby's International Realty

Fiona Wakelin 28 Oct 2020

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Value chains boost water security, SME growthArticle

A value-adding 'green' chain called Clear to Grow is being applied in areas around South Africa to reduce invasive alien plant species, boost local economic development, replenish water table levels and grassland environments, create micro industries, and provide entrepreneurial development...

28 Oct 2020

City of Cape Town invites NGOs to apply for new grant funding
City of Cape Town invites NGOs to apply for new grant fundingArticle

Organisations wishing to apply for a portion of the R14m in grant funding have to outline exactly which projects they require funding for, and have to submit a business plan and supporting documentation, in line with the City of Cape Town's Grant-in-Aid policy.

27 Oct 2020

Bursary to empower the next generation of marketing professionals
Bursary to empower the next generation of marketing professionalsArticle

The AAA School of Advertising is proud to partner with alumnus Abey Mokgwatsane and The Association for Communication and Advertising (ACA) to empower the next generation of marketing professionals...

Issued by AAA School of Advertising 26 Oct 2020

92 cases struck from court roll in three months due to police inefficiency
92 cases struck from court roll in three months due to police inefficiencyArticle

At least 92 cases were struck off the court roll due to inefficiencies by the South African Police Service (SAPS) between July and September this year. With 66 of the 92 cases related to domestic violence, femicide or gender-based violence (GBV)...

Mary-Anne Gontsana 22 Oct 2020

Marketing degree bursary on offer from Abey Mokgwatsane
Marketing degree bursary on offer from Abey MokgwatsaneArticle

The ACA has a vested interest in addressing transformation within the industry and the economic barriers to attaining qualifications in the advertising profession, and is pleased to announce that it has secured funding from well-known industry professional Abey Mokgwatsane, to administer a bursary on his behalf...

Issued by Association for Communication and Advertising 19 Oct 2020

Calls for South Africans to buy local to reignite growth
Calls for South Africans to buy local to reignite growthArticle

If South Africa is to adopt the right localisation policy at a larger scale, about 3.2 percentage points could be added to the country's annual GDP, says President Cyril Ramaphosa...

16 Oct 2020

Digital strategy and content for Adolescent Girls and Young Women Programme
Digital strategy and content for Adolescent Girls and Young Women ProgrammeArticle

Nacosa seeks the services of a suitably qualified and experienced consultant to develop a comprehensive digital strategy, content and analytics for engaging and retaining vulnerable adolescent girls and young women and amplifying their voices during the Covid-19 pandemic...

Issued by Nacosa 8 Oct 2020

Skin Renewal's Umhlanga branch is relocating to exciting new premises in The Umhlanga Arch
Skin Renewal's Umhlanga branch is relocating to exciting new premises in The Umhlanga ArchArticle

Skin Renewal's Umhlanga branch is finally relocating to exciting new premises in The Umhlanga Arch, Durban's "premier destination for living your best life"...

Maureen Allem, Issued by Renewal Institute 1 Oct 2020

SAIBPP launches Women's Forum, webinar addresses equity, access, assets
SAIBPP launches Women's Forum, webinar addresses equity, access, assetsArticle

Earlier this month, the South African Institute for Black Property Practitioners (SAIBPP) launched its Women's Forum with a live virtual event...

28 Sep 2020

Thari addresses social ills against women and children in school communities
Thari addresses social ills against women and children in school communitiesArticle

Thursday, 10 September, saw Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation's Thari Programme host a thought lab webinar with various stakeholders to raise awareness around challenges faced by women and children in South Africa...

Issued by Cyril Ramaphosa Foundation 23 Sep 2020

NWU promotes inclusion and acceptance
NWU promotes inclusion and acceptanceArticle

The North-West University (NWU) will host its annual Gender Awareness Week (GAW) and Language Awareness Week (LAW) events from 28 September to 2 October...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 23 Sep 2020

Have your say on GBV Bills
Have your say on GBV BillsArticle

Parliament has urged all South Africans to participate in the public consultation process to strengthen the current draft legislation dealing with gender-based violence (GBV)...

18 Sep 2020

Youngster leads provincial epidemiology
Youngster leads provincial epidemiologyArticle

The Government Communication and Information System's (GCIS) Public Sector Manager magazine September edition is out now...

Issued by Topco Media 17 Sep 2020

History will be made at this year's VUT spring graduation
History will be made at this year's VUT spring graduationArticle

A 31-year-old baker will become the Vaal University of Technology's (VUT) first ever visually impaired graduate later this year...

Mike Khuboni, Issued by Vaal University of Technology 14 Sep 2020

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