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AfricArena Startup Alumni raises over $222m in venture funding
AfricArena Startup Alumni raises over $222m in venture fundingArticle

AfricArena have secured over $222m in funding over the course of five years...

23 Mar 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

Teraco finalises R2.5bn funding for data centre construction
Teraco finalises R2.5bn funding for data centre constructionArticle

The new 38mw hyper-scale data centre in Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg was announced by Teraco in November last year...

3 Feb 2021

Section 12J funds are key to revive SA's economy
Section 12J funds are key to revive SA's economyArticle

Section 12J funds are playing a crucial role in the re-booting of South Africa's economy by creating employment opportunities and saving businesses, while at the same time facilitating significant tax benefits to investors...

13 Jan 2021

Covid-19 pandemic: How UbuntuCare is helping women in impoverished areas earn an income
Covid-19 pandemic: How UbuntuCare is helping women in impoverished areas earn an incomeArticle

Thanks to non-profit initiative UbuntuCare, more than 300,000 cloth masks have been distributed to vulnerable communities throughout the Western Cape...

18 Dec 2020

Lira, Juliet Harding, Mariechan, Gigi LaMayne - 'My Body' (Stand Up)
Lira, Juliet Harding, Mariechan, Gigi LaMayne - 'My Body' (Stand Up)Video

Produced in 1983 and taught in schools around the world, ‘My body’, a song originally developed as part of a sexual abuse prevention programme, has been given a reboot to raise funds against women abuse in South Africa. The new track features artists including Lira, Juliet Harding from GoodLuck, Mariechan, who rose to fame as one third of the girl group, Jamali, and Gigi LaMayne. All funds raised from the streaming of 'My Body' will be donated to the 1st for Women Foundation for its ongoing fight to end woman abuse.

2 Dec 2020

SA artists, 1st for Women partner on powerful reboot of 'My Body'
SA artists, 1st for Women partner on powerful reboot of 'My Body'Article

Produced in 1983 and taught in schools around the world, "My Body", a song originally developed as part of a sexual abuse prevention programme, has been given a reboot to raise funds against women abuse...

2 Dec 2020

Quote This Woman+ aims to amplify voices of women in the media
Quote This Woman+ aims to amplify voices of women in the mediaArticle

Quote This Woman+, an organisation which works to amplify the voices of women in the media, launched a fundraising campaign...

9 Nov 2020

Sunflower Fund to host 'Powered by Purpose' online event
Sunflower Fund to host 'Powered by Purpose' online eventArticle

The Sunflower Fund partnered by DKMS will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, 12 November, titled 'Powered by Purpose' as part of its Sunflower Day celebrations...

2 Nov 2020

Eskort, Saronsberg Cellar and Sam Nhlengethwa collaborate to raise R800,000 for charity
Eskort, Saronsberg Cellar and Sam Nhlengethwa collaborate to raise R800,000 for charityArticle

To raise funds for two children's homes in Heidelberg, Eskort collaborated with Saronsberg Cellar and artist Sam Nhlengethwa in an initiative aptly named Liberi...

Issued by Eskort 13 Oct 2020

African organisations join TUSK in fundraising effort to protect wildlife
African organisations join TUSK in fundraising effort to protect wildlifeArticle

The economic impact on the tourism industry - a key funder of conservation in Africa, has been crippling, leaving Africa's wildlife under threat...

8 Sep 2020

Ride2Live launches #RideWithMe campaign, calls on public support
Ride2Live launches #RideWithMe campaign, calls on public supportArticle

In partnership with the National Cycling Academy Forum (NCAF), and supported by Coronation Fund Managers, Ride2Live has launched the #RideWithMe campaign...

31 Aug 2020

Cape Winemakers Guild announces wines for this year's Nedbank CWG Auction
Cape Winemakers Guild announces wines for this year's Nedbank CWG AuctionArticle

The Cape Winemakers Guild has announced the wines that will form part of the 2020 Nedbank CWG Auction, which will be hosted by Bonhams on Saturday, 3 October 2020 from 12pm (London time)...

20 Aug 2020

Tanya van Lill, CEO, Savca
Private equity likely to weather Covid-19 stormArticle

The private equity industry's resilience in the face of weak macroeconomic circumstances during the 2019 bodes well for the industry's ability to navigate the Covid-19 crisis...

31 Jul 2020

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

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

Bonhams to host the 2020 online Nedbank CWG Auction in October
Bonhams to host the 2020 online Nedbank CWG Auction in OctoberArticle

Bonhams will host this year's online Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction - which will be held live on the Bonhams website on Saturday, 3 October 2020 from 12pm (London time)...

17 Jul 2020

#BizUnity: Can your business help make the Tekkie Tax circle bigger?
#BizUnity: Can your business help make the Tekkie Tax circle bigger?Article

Now, more than ever, business SA is needed to lend a heroic hand...

Sindy Peters 1 Jul 2020

91-year-old pounds the pavement to raise R108m for SA's vulnerable
91-year-old pounds the pavement to raise R108m for SA's vulnerableArticle

Inspired by Tom Moore, the British army veteran who raised £39m for charity in the United Kingdom, 91-year-old business titan Solly Krok has committed to raise R108m...

28 May 2020

Up the Creek goes online with relief show
Up the Creek goes online with relief showArticle

Up the Creek has joined forces with some key players in the industry to put together an online show on Saturday 6 June to raise much needed funds for the events industry...

22 May 2020

Shoprite Group customer donations to Solidarity Fund hit R1m
Shoprite Group customer donations to Solidarity Fund hit R1mArticle

The Shoprite Group has thanked its customers for reaching the R1m mark in funds raised for the Solidarity Fund, and matched customer contributions with another R1m...

6 May 2020

Gray philanthropy ecosystem makes R180m available
Gray philanthropy ecosystem makes R180m availableArticle

The Gray philanthropy ecosystem in South Africa has made available R180m of funding to assist with the economic, educational and medical shortages created by the coronavirus crisis...

4 May 2020

33 artists to raise funds via new DreamStream Festival
33 artists to raise funds via new DreamStream FestivalArticle

The DreamStream Festival will be held from 24-26 April 2020. The streaming festival is aimed at raising funds for the unsung heroes of the entertainment industry...

22 Apr 2020

Robyn Farrell, CEO of 1st for Women Insurance
Crowdfunding campaign launched to support nurses on Covid-19 frontlineArticle

1st for Women Insurance and donations-based crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy have teamed up with Gift of the Givers and Vula Mobile to create a dedicated online crowdfunding campaign for nurses...

9 Apr 2020

How to help Gift of the Givers support medical staff on Covid-19 frontline
How to help Gift of the Givers support medical staff on Covid-19 frontlineArticle

Gift of The Givers is crowdfunding via the BackaBuddy platform in support of the medical staff and facilities on the frontline of the Covid-19 pandemic, who will be treating the affected...

24 Mar 2020

Fry's joins new global plant-based food collective The Livekindly Co.
Fry's joins new global plant-based food collective The Livekindly Co.Article

A new global plant-based food collective, called The Livekindly Co., launched in New York and has joined forces with The Fry Family Food Co...

12 Mar 2020

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

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

What to do in the Garden Route for every month of 2020
What to do in the Garden Route for every month of 2020Article

The Garden Route in the Western Cape is the perfect place to unwind during short breaks, long weekends and family holidays...

Linsey Schluter 27 Jan 2020

Dino Zuccollo, fund manager at Westbrooke Alternative Asset Management
Treasury to cap S12J tax incentiveArticle

If National Treasury retains the changes on S12J investments, individuals and trusts will now only be allowed to invest R2.5m per annum and corporate investments will be capped at R5m per annum...

25 Nov 2019

President celebrates Adopt-a-School Foundation's billion-rand investment that reaches over 1 million learners
President celebrates Adopt-a-School Foundation's billion-rand investment that reaches over 1 million learnersArticle

In October, the Chairperson and co-founder of the Adopt-a-School Foundation (AAS), President Cyril Ramaphosa, addressed over 700 industry leaders at the Foundation's 13th annual 'Back to School' Party...

Issued by Adopt-a-School 28 Oct 2019

#ImStaying announces partnership
#ImStaying announces partnershipArticle

What started as a simple video clip on Facebook has grown into one of the fastest-growing pages globally on Facebook...

18 Oct 2019

Campaign to raise $10 million for anti-poaching technology to protect rhinos
Campaign to raise $10 million for anti-poaching technology to protect rhinosArticle

PureWild Fund (PWF) has launched the Rhino Refuge Project, a global fundraising and awareness campaign to raise $10 million to protect South Africa's most vulnerable rhino populations...

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 17 Oct 2019

Conservation = tourism = jobs
Conservation = tourism = jobsArticle

There is no doubt about the strong link between tourism and conservation. Many countries are taking advantage of wildlife tourism to help protect endangered species...

Issued by Irvine Partners 23 Sep 2019

Fine wines to go under the hammer at first Strauss & Co Fine Wine Auction in Cape Town
Fine wines to go under the hammer at first Strauss & Co Fine Wine Auction in Cape TownArticle

The Strauss & Co Fine Wine Auction is set to take place on Saturday, 14 September from 10am at The Westin in Cape Town. The sale features 376 lots of the finest local and international wines, including benchmark vintage wines from Meerlust, Kanonkop, Sadie Family, Klein Constantia and many more, along with the finest from Bordeaux...

6 Sep 2019

Sun Exchange announces equity crowdfunding campaign with Uprise.Africa
Sun Exchange announces equity crowdfunding campaign with Uprise.AfricaArticle

Sun Exchange has announced that it will be launching a R7 million Uprise.Africa equity crowdfunding campaign...

3 Sep 2019

Art, Design and Textile Design ComPETition winners revealed
Art, Design and Textile Design ComPETition winners revealedArticle

The winners of the Art, Design and Textile Design ComPETition, presented in association with Hill's Pet Nutrition and Domestic Animal Rescue Group, were announced at the Cape Town Homemakers Expo...

2 Sep 2019

Celebrate every step with the Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer
Celebrate every step with the Algoa FM Big Walk for CancerArticle

Waves of pink-clad walkers will colour the Port Elizabeth beach-front for the 21st annual Algoa FM Big Walk for Cancer on Saturday, 26 October...

Issued by Algoa FM 29 Aug 2019

Mo Abudu.
Mo Abudu: Woman of many firstsArticle

A trailblazer in changing the negative narrative about the continent of Africa...

Phindile Xaba 21 Aug 2019

Conference calls on women to embrace - not fear - technology disruption
Conference calls on women to embrace - not fear - technology disruptionArticle

The 20th annual Women in Business Conference on 16 August at the UCT Graduate School of Business will be bringing together industry leaders to explore how female disruptors can win in a world transformed by technology...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 25 Jul 2019

There's a need for more disruption in Africa's tech scene
There's a need for more disruption in Africa's tech sceneArticle

The business opportunities that have changed the fortunes of the continent and how these businesses are impacting and transforming the quality of lives in Africa...

Olukayode Kolawole 22 Jul 2019

Joe Schofield, reigning International Bartender of The Year 2018. Image supplied.
International Bartender of The Year hosts masterclasses in SAArticle

Joe Schofield, reigning "International Bartender of The Year 2018" and one of the more recognised names in the global bar industry, is set to land on South Africa's shores June 2019...

14 Jun 2019

Cape Town Homemakers Expo launches pet design category
Cape Town Homemakers Expo launches pet design categoryArticle

The Cape Town Homemakers Expo has launched a competition ideal for animal-loving designers...

6 May 2019

New business journalism series on leading women in tech in Nigeria
New business journalism series on leading women in tech in NigeriaArticle

Ventures Africa explores the Future of Nigeria's tech with 10 leading women in its newly launched business series...

3 Apr 2019

HospiceWits Night with the Stars to close SA Fashion Week
HospiceWits Night with the Stars to close SA Fashion WeekArticle

The 2019 HospiceWits Night with the Stars will close off SA Fashion Week at Sandton City in Johannesburg on 7 April 2019...

2 Apr 2019

National Assembly approves Division of Revenue Bill
National Assembly approves Division of Revenue BillArticle

The National Assembly has approved the Division of Revenue Bill and the Financial Matters Amendment Bill...

14 Mar 2019

New local proptech app Flow raises R20m in seed funding
New local proptech app Flow raises R20m in seed fundingArticle

Local proptech startup Flow, which aims to revolutionise the rental space by rewarding good tenant behaviour, has raised R20m in seed funding...

29 Jan 2019

The unmistakable style of giving
The unmistakable style of givingArticle

Luxury apparel brand, Fabiani, in partnership with the TFG Foundation, has reached its R1m milestone in support of much-needed initiatives at The Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital...

Issued by TFG (The Foschini Group) 25 Jan 2019

OFM hosting Central SA's biggest charity golf event
OFM hosting Central SA's biggest charity golf eventArticle

The 16th edition of the Shoprite Checkers OFM Chip for Charity will take place at the Bloemfontein golf club and promises to be a fun-filled day of golf with clients or friends - all for a good cause...

Issued by OFM Radio 11 Jan 2019

Over R1m raised at Silicon Valley gathering to support rural education in SA
Over R1m raised at Silicon Valley gathering to support rural education in SAArticle

Over R1m was raised for the Nelson Mandela Institute for Education and Rural Development at a recent gathering in San Francisco...

13 Dec 2018

(DUREX)RED donation fights HIV/AIDS through Global Fund
(DUREX)RED donation fights HIV/AIDS through Global FundArticle

Durex, together with The Global Fund and Gates Foundation, will donate a total of $10m to benefit charities in southern Africa...

Issued by Durex 29 Nov 2018

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