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Call for more midwives as millions die in childbirth
Call for more midwives as millions die in childbirthArticle

Midwives are routinely "overlooked and ignored" despite saving millions of lives a year, the United Nations said on Wednesday, urging the world to hire more women and safeguard new life...

Sonia Elks 1 day ago

Powering the economy through alternative energy
Powering the economy through alternative energyArticle

South Africa is finalising the much-anticipated Hydrogen Society Roadmap as the country shapes its industrialisation and economic pathway...

2 days ago

Greening the global textile value chain
Greening the global textile value chainArticle

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

The One Club for Creativity unveils Virtual Creative Week 2021
The One Club for Creativity unveils Virtual Creative Week 2021Article

The One Club for Creativity has unveiled the online Creative Week 2021, taking place from 7-11 June 2021...

23 Apr 2021

The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equity
The One Club's Right the Ratio 2021 Summit to advance industry gender equityArticle

In line with its commitment to advance gender equality and inclusiveness in advertising, The One Club for Creativity has announced its latest Right the Ratio Summit taking place 18-20 May 2021...

21 Apr 2021

LexisNexis South Africa launches ERG Chapter
LexisNexis South Africa launches ERG ChapterArticle

LexisNexis South Africa (LNSA), in partnership with global parent company, RELX Group, launched its Employee Resource Group (ERG) Chapter in South Africa on Tuesday, 13 April 2021, to drive the company's commitment to inclusion and diversity (I&D)...

Issued by LexisNexis 19 Apr 2021

Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa
Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in AfricaArticle

Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme has equipped 2 million women entrepreneurs in Africa...

15 Apr 2021

How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industry
How women are locked out of Nigeria's construction industryArticle

In spite of past initiatives in many parts of the world to increase their participation in the construction industry at all levels, women remain a minority...

Richard Jimoh, Amina Nna Adamu, Luqman Oyekunle Oyewobi and Paul A. Bajere 12 Apr 2021

SDG 17: The key behind ensuring our profession remains relevant
SDG 17: The key behind ensuring our profession remains relevantArticle

Every professional, regardless of whether they are an engineer, lawyer, doctor or accountant, exists to serve society...

Chantyl Mulder, Issued by SAICA 6 Apr 2021

NWU competition discovers and develops next generation of female engineers
NWU competition discovers and develops next generation of female engineersArticle

Are you a high school girl looking at the world around you and imagining ways in which you can make it better? You may be part of the next generation of female engineers...

Issued by North-West University (NWU) 25 Mar 2021

The One Club, Russell's Reserve launch global grant programme for young BIPOC creatives
The One Club, Russell's Reserve launch global grant programme for young BIPOC creativesArticle

The One Club for Creativity and Russell's Reserve have been brought together by Rich Tu, VP of MTV Digital Design to launch Colorful: A Prelude to Young Guns 19, a new global grant programme to help young BIPOC creatives advance their careers...

18 Mar 2021

Expert advice on how to prepare for and excel in the world of work
Expert advice on how to prepare for and excel in the world of workVideo

Lillian Bususu, the graduate placement manager at IIE Rosebank College, shares details of the college’s Graduate Empowerment Programme, how the college prepares students for the world of work and the impact that Covid-19 has had on education and employment. Bususu also explains how issues such as gender equality and SA’s jobs shortage are addressed at a tertiary level.

18 Mar 2021

Robinson and Stinson join The One Club Board of Directors
Robinson and Stinson join The One Club Board of DirectorsArticle

Danny Robinson, CCO at The Martin Agency and Max Stinson, creative director at Wieden+Kennedy have been named to the Board of Directors at The One Club for Creativity...

17 Mar 2021

Expert advice on how to prepare for and excel in the world of work
Expert advice on how to prepare for and excel in the world of workArticle

Lillian Bususu, the graduate placement manager at IIE Rosebank College, shares details of the college's Graduate Empowerment Programme, how the college prepares students for the world of work and the impact that Covid-19 has had on education and employment...

Issued by Rosebank College 17 Mar 2021

Rotary International celebrates 100 years in Africa with CSI showcase
Rotary International celebrates 100 years in Africa with CSI showcaseArticle

This year Rotary International is celebrating 100 years in Africa. The Zone 22 Rotary Africa Centennial International Conference will take place virtually...

15 Mar 2021

5 ways to start your SDG journey in 2021
5 ways to start your SDG journey in 2021Article

As industry and technology advance, as new markets, populations and global health risks grow and as natural resources diminish, informed consumers and investors are calling on businesses to step up...

12 Mar 2021

JSE comes out tops with best gender balanced board in G20
JSE comes out tops with best gender balanced board in G20Article

According to the recently released Stock Exchanges Gender Equality analysis report, the JSE has the best gender balance on boards of any developing country...

11 Mar 2021

Diversity matters because diversity wins
Diversity matters because diversity winsArticle

Africa, like everywhere in the world, has been coping with Covid-19, which has disproportionately impacted women. The pandemic is a watershed moment for gender equality...

Ann Cairns 11 Mar 2021

The tech industry needs more gender diversity - here's why
The tech industry needs more gender diversity - here's whyArticle

Women remain significantly underrepresented in tech. This despite a number of studies confirming that gender-diverse companies perform better...

8 Mar 2021

Listen up! The next step in the gender equality conversation
Listen up! The next step in the gender equality conversationArticle

Cancelling 'cancel culture' can open further conversations that lead to gender parity, says Procter & Gamble's Cassie Jaganyi...

Cassie Jaganyi 3 Mar 2021

FedEx Express awarded Best Gender Equality Workplace
FedEx Express awarded Best Gender Equality WorkplaceArticle

FedEx Express has been recognised for most 'Gender Inclusive Workplace' at the World HRD Congress at the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Awards 2021...

3 Mar 2021

Fusion juries named for The One Show 2021, ADC 100th Annual Awards
Fusion juries named for The One Show 2021, ADC 100th Annual AwardsArticle

The One Club for Creativity has announced the first group of creative leaders who will serve on juries for the inaugural One Show 2021 Fusion Pencil and ADC 100th Annual Awards Fusion Cube awards...

26 Feb 2021

Women inch towards equal legal rights despite Covid-19 risks, World Bank says
Women inch towards equal legal rights despite Covid-19 risks, World Bank saysArticle

Women gained legal rights in nearly 30 countries last year despite disruption due to Covid-19, but governments must do more to ease the disproportionate burden...

Sonia Elks 25 Feb 2021

Cell C, Joe Public - an invitation to 'Change Your World'
Cell C, Joe Public - an invitation to 'Change Your World'Article

The Cell C Change Your World campaign launched with a 90-second TV film, revealing the growth journey of a football-mad young girl who, in the shadow of her two brothers, has to go above and beyond to fight for her passion and make her mark in the world...

Issued by Joe Public United 25 Feb 2021

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P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in AfricaArticle

P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

22 Feb 2021

Celebrating International Day of Women in Science at Sappi
Celebrating International Day of Women in Science at SappiArticle

On the International Day of Women in Science, we paid tribute to the women at Sappi for the role they play in helping us build a thriving world for all by unlocking the power of trees, using the power of science...

Issued by Sappi 18 Feb 2021

AU Commission has made a good start on gender equality. But a lot remains to be done
AU Commission has made a good start on gender equality. But a lot remains to be doneArticle

Four of the commissioners are now women. They will work with the AU Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat from Chad (re-elected)...

Ashwanee Budoo-Scholtz 18 Feb 2021

The journey to telling the African story through podcasting
The journey to telling the African story through podcastingArticle

On 12 February 2021, African and international podcasters and podcast enthusiasts alike celebrated #AfricaPodcastDay by participating in the inaugural Africa Podfest...

17 Feb 2021

2021 Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit to focus on resetting Africa
2021 Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit to focus on resetting AfricaArticle

The 6th Forbes Woman Africa Leading Women Summit is set to explore the power of the collective in resetting Africa...

8 Feb 2021

Ramaphosa promotes platform for safety of journalists
Ramaphosa promotes platform for safety of journalistsArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa, African Union (AU) chairperson, has endorsed the Digital Platform for the Safety of Journalists in Africa...

1 Feb 2021

Flexibility + agility = resilience - the new working equation
Flexibility + agility = resilience - the new working equationArticle

Covid-19 did not facilitate the remote working trend, it merely pushed it to the forefront...

Issued by GO Content Lab 22 Jan 2021

Johan Botes
#BizTrends2021: The post-pandemic workplace - a look at key trendsArticle

Putting the brakes on business travel and physical offices due to tech transformation...

Johan Botes 11 Jan 2021

Kuhle Mnisi, operator investor, Secha Capital
#BizTrends2021: 4 strategies to rethink investing in SMEsArticle

Last year proved that SMEs are the backbone of the South African economy. Yet, existing debt, lack of cash reserves, outdated financials, and an inability to operate during the national lockdown, forced almost half of South African small businesses to shut down...

Kuhle Mnisi 11 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Understanding your "why" - establishing a new norm through purpose-driven actions
#BizTrends2021: Understanding your "why" - establishing a new norm through purpose-driven actionsArticle

In a year when we arguably found ourselves with more time on our hands than ever before, thanks to the Covid-19 lockdowns, the upside was the opportunity to step back from our hectic diaries, to consider the cost to society of our relentless focus on corporate profit.

Ramsay Rankoussi 21 Dec 2020

Real tangible investments that can impact SA's economy
Real tangible investments that can impact SA's economyArticle

Renier de Wit of Gaia and Gaia Venture Capital Ltd discusses the ins and outs of the fund's investment approach, its underlying assets, and the importance of this tax-deductive dispensation...

21 Dec 2020

The One Club announces initial group of ADC jury chairs
The One Club announces initial group of ADC jury chairsArticle

The first group of jury chairs for the ADC 100th Annual Awards has been announced...

17 Dec 2020

A teacher holds a child as young women learn business skills at Centre D'Apprentissage Feminin (C.A.FE.) in Bamako, Mali, Africa in June 2018. The school is funded by the Canadian NGO Education internationale, a co-operative offering exchange and development services in education. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Sean Kilpatrick
Covid-19 is stifling NGO efforts to promote gender equality when it's most neededArticle

Covid-19 has presented an opportunity to increase gender equality both in Canada and worldwide. Rebuilding with women at the forefront will help communities succeed post-pandemic.

Andrea Paras 11 Dec 2020

ERRP to revitalise post-Covid building industry
ERRP to revitalise post-Covid building industryArticle

The government's plans for construction industry revitalisation through the South African Economic Reconstruction and Economic Plan (ERRP) are in line with the global trend...

David Gelb & Stephen Arrow 9 Dec 2020

SAICE inaugurates Vishal Krishandutt as its 118th president
SAICE inaugurates Vishal Krishandutt as its 118th presidentArticle

Vishal Krishandutt was recently inaugurated as the South African Institution of Civil Engineering's (SAICE) 118th president...

4 Dec 2020

Zimbabwean journalist wins 2020 APO Group African Women in Media Award
Zimbabwean journalist wins 2020 APO Group African Women in Media AwardArticle

APO Group announced Zimbabwean journalist Debra Matabvu as the winner of the 2020 APO Group African Women in Media Award at the 6th Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Virtual Conference and Awards held 2-3 December 2020...

4 Dec 2020

Gender equality - Past, present and future
Gender equality - Past, present and futureArticle

We are once again in the throes of a familiar predicament. 2020 has, unfortunately, yielded even more reason for the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence...

Dhesigen Naidoo 1 Dec 2020

Continental report ranks how friendly African governments are towards girls
Continental report ranks how friendly African governments are towards girlsArticle

While the African Union's legal and policy framework does refer - patchily - to the rights, interests and plight of girls; continental bodies and national governments can and should do more...

Rongedzayi Fambasayi 25 Nov 2020

ConCourt victory for domestic workers
ConCourt victory for domestic workersArticle

Yesterday, judgment was handed down in the Constitutional Court of the Republic of South Africa which declared section 1(xix)(v) of the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 unconstitutional to the extent that it excludes domestic workers employed in private households from the definition of "employee", thereby preventing them from accessing workers' compensation.

20 Nov 2020

Diversity and inclusion in a business imperative
Diversity and inclusion in a business imperativeArticle

There's a famous saying by diversity and inclusion consultant Verna Myers: "Diversity is being invited to the party, inclusion is being asked to dance, and belonging is dancing like no one's watching"...

18 Nov 2020

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