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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 3 days ago

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

FoxP2 welcomes Sello Leshope as strategic planning director
FoxP2 welcomes Sello Leshope as strategic planning directorArticle

FoxP2 has brought Sello Leshop into its fold as strategic planning director effective from 1 April...

Issued by Dentsu 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

'Wathint' abafazi, wathint' imbokodo' (You strike a woman, you strike a rock.)
'Wathint' abafazi, wathint' imbokodo' (You strike a woman, you strike a rock.)Article

Despite being subjected to the same involuntary stress test during Covid as men, women have shown a significant degree of resilience...

Issued by Ask Afrika 8 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

#BehindtheMask: Chioma Umeala, up-and-coming actress, filmmaker and producer
#BehindtheMask: Chioma Umeala, up-and-coming actress, filmmaker and producerArticle

This week I catch up with Chioma Umeala, known as Ayo on BET Africa's Isono...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Feb 2021

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SA needs to play catch up to benefit from green minerals trendArticle

There is a great future for commodities like the platinum group metals, copper, cobalt and lithium, as the global drive to decarbonisation intensifies...

17 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

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

Alcohol industry recovery - glass half full
Alcohol industry recovery - glass half fullArticle

The alcohol industry, which supports over one million livelihoods, is relieved at the easing of ban, but the debate as to how we deal with our attitudes around alcohol in SA is long overdue...

Michael Smollan 4 Feb 2021

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Alcohol industry welcomes easing of ban, pleads for transparencyArticle

The SA alcohol industry welcomes President Ramaphosa's announcement yesterday evening to partially reinstate the sale of alcohol...

2 Feb 2021

Brands that harnessed the power of purpose in 2020
Brands that harnessed the power of purpose in 2020Article

It's no secret that 2020 was one of the most challenging years in modern history. According to the Global Web Index' Connecting the Dots 2021 Report, the Covid-19 pandemic was a baptism by fire for many brands...

Angela Northover 22 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

President Cyril Ramaphosa
Ramaphosa promotes innovation to rebuild economyArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa advocates innovative interventions to rebuild the country's Covid-battered economy in his first weekly newsletter of 2021...

19 Jan 2021

DJ Fresh and Euphonik taken off air amidst rape allegations
DJ Fresh and Euphonik taken off air amidst rape allegationsArticle

DJs Fresh (Thato Sikwane) and Euphonik (Themba Mbongeni Nkosi) have reached a mutual decision to be taken off air as cops probe rape allegations against the two popular DJs...

18 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

Appointments to strengthen the NPA
Appointments to strengthen the NPAArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa has made four senior appointments in the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)...

15 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Strengthening NPO skills and processes
#BizTrends2021: Strengthening NPO skills and processesArticle

As an important contributor of skills and research to the non-profit, higher education and philanthropy sectors, Inyathelo shares trends towards ensuring NPO sustainability in 2021...

Nazeema Mohamed, Feryal Domingo and Soraya Joonas 8 Jan 2021

Why women mentoring women is critical for empowering underprivileged girls in Africa
Why women mentoring women is critical for empowering underprivileged girls in AfricaArticle

The well-known Africa proverb goes, "If you educate a man, you educate an individual, but if you educate a woman you educate a nation." This is further substantiated by the fact that...

Regina Honu 5 Jan 2021

Fighting HIV and Aids in times of Covid-19
Fighting HIV and Aids in times of Covid-19Article

World Aids Day is marked on 1st December every year to raise awareness about the disease. The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/Aids (UNAids) is the UN entity tasked with fighting HIV infections, discrimination and Aids-related deaths...

31 Dec 2020

#Newsmaker: Gugulethu Mhlungu, Careers Magazine's new editor
#Newsmaker: Gugulethu Mhlungu, Careers Magazine's new editorArticle

Gugulethu Mhlungu, popularly known as Gugs, was recently appointed editor of Careers Magazine...

Jessica Tennant 28 Dec 2020

Gov-X Innovation Challenge: What it is and why it's important for SA's cybersecurity
Gov-X Innovation Challenge: What it is and why it's important for SA's cybersecurityArticle

It was recently announced that the University of the Western Cape: Future-Innovation Lab partnered with KnowBe4 to host a cyber-themed learning programme and hackathon called 'Gov-X Innovation Challenge'. But what exactly is this challenge?

21 Dec 2020

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

Govt introduces tighter restrictions on alcohol sales
Govt introduces tighter restrictions on alcohol salesArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced tighter Level 1 lockdown restrictions amid the second wave of Covid-19 infections. Among the amendments are reintroduced restrictions on alcohol sales...

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

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

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

Africa poised to benefit from strong European backing in its recovery
Africa poised to benefit from strong European backing in its recoveryArticle

The seventh edition of the Southern Africa Europe CEO Dialogue was held, this year, in a hybrid physical and digital format in Johannesburg...

Issued by Optimize Agency 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

South Africans urged to #MakeTime to teach our sons that crimes against women and children are unacceptable
South Africans urged to #MakeTime to teach our sons that crimes against women and children are unacceptableArticle

In an effort to spread this message, NGO 1000 Women today launches a major national movement campaign urging parents to do the brave thing by making a pledge to #MakeTime to speak to our sons to teach them about consent, boundaries and respect for women...

Issued by TBWA 27 Nov 2020

YFM's Perspective On Y talks gun violence
YFM's Perspective On Y talks gun violenceArticle

YFM, Gauteng's biggest youth station, will be focusing on a discussion that has affected many South Africans, the effect gun violence has on our communities...

Issued by YFM 99.2 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

Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020 winners list
Twyg Sustainable Fashion Awards 2020 winners listArticle

The Sustainable Fashion Awards celebrate South African designers, retailers and personalities leading sustainable, ethical, circular and regenerative practices in the fashion industry...

23 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

Spar WC hands over R412,500 to Saartjie Baartman Centre
Spar WC hands over R412,500 to Saartjie Baartman CentreArticle

Thanks to the generosity of loyal Spar shoppers, Spar Western Cape was able to hand over a cheque of R412,500 to the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women and Children.

20 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

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Diabetes prevention and care needs more nurses with extra training and supportArticle

As the world grapples with Covid-19, a quieter and even more ferocious pandemic ravages the globe. Type 2 diabetes rates continue to soar internationally, linked to lifestyle factors such as poor diet, excessive sugary drink consumption, being sedentary, stress and smoking...

Sundeep Ruder 16 Nov 2020

The 19th Vodacom Journalist of the Year regional winners
The 19th Vodacom Journalist of the Year regional winnersArticle

The winners of the 19th Vodacom Journalist of the Year (VJOY) regional awards has been announced...

13 Nov 2020

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