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ALL THE NEWS , Agriculture/Food, Food security
Image: UN report on the progress towards Zero Hunger According to the UN, the number of people in the world who suffer from hunger continues to increase, with Africa the most-affected continent.

Slow Food - "We need bolder policies to combat poverty, inequality and marginalization that adopt an agroecological, inclusive and socially equitable model of food production."   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS
Image: Proudly SA and SACTWU respond to imported formal suits worn by Bafana Bafana en route to Egypt

Proudly South African and the Southern African Clothing & Textile Workers Union (SACTWU) have noted with dismay the photos of Bafana Bafana travelling to and from Egypt for their recent AFCON campaign wearing wholly imported suits sponsored by Damat.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: New commitment to cross collaboration in the waste management industry solidified

“The purpose of the MoU is to ensure increased cross collaboration between government, the IWMSA, and the private sector within the waste management industry in South Africa. The signing of the MoU will allow the Regulator and the Institute to collaborate on and debate matters of mutual environmental interest and find workable solutions to benefit the entire industry role players.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Education
Image: Uber partners with Old Mutual to bring driver-partners financial literacy sessions Driver-partners in South Africa are extremely important to Uber and for this reason

Uber is proud to bring back the Old Mutual Financial Literacy Sessions for driver-partners at no cost to them. The education sessions, which will run weekly for the next 24 months, kicked off at Uber’s Green Light Hub (driver support centres) in Johannesburg where a number of drivers attended.    Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Sport
Image: Grassroot Soccer at SA AIDS: Talking Points and Takeaways Grassroot Soccer (GRS) joined thought leaders, scientists for the ninth-annual SA AIDS Conference in Durban

It was with great excitement that Grassroot Soccer (GRS) joined thought leaders, scientists, medical practitioners, and influential stakeholders for the ninth-annual SA AIDS Conference in Durban. The biannual conference is the second-largest HIV conference in the world and brings together more than 3,000 people, 25% of whom represent countries other than South Africa. During our time at the conference, GRS had the privilege of sharing two poster presentations.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Education
Image: Philanthropists give over R1.7 billion to 11 local universities Research reveals severely skewed distribution
Many South Africans and South African organisations are giving significantly more philanthropic funding to local universities. However, the vast majority of funding goes to more traditional, research-intensive, historically advantaged universities (HAIs). The challenge is to better understand this discrepancy, and to address how historically disadvantaged universities (HDIs) can attract more funding.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Youth
Image: Woolworths partners with Government to launch their first intake from the YES youth initiative Woolworths and the Youth Employment Services (YES) programme, aims to empower one million young SA's by offering paid, quality work experience.

Woolworths is pleased to announce the official launch of its first intake of candidates from the Youth Employment Services (YES) programme, a government-led partnership with business, labour and civil society which aims to empower one million young South Africans by offering paid, quality work experience.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Funding
Image: Rotary Club of Claremont welcomes new president Tsie Mogoje newly elected president of the Rotary Club of Claremont

“I am honoured to take over the helm of this extraordinary club,” said Tsie Mogoje newly elected president of the Rotary Club of Claremont at her inauguration on Tuesday, 25 June 2019. Tsie will take over the reins for the 2018/2019.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Education
Image: WORD WARRIOR COMPETITION SHARPENS LITERARY SKILLS READ Educational Trust’s annual Word Warrior Competition

READ Educational Trust’s annual Word Warrior Competition has always drawn attention to the creative young wordsmiths in South Africa, and last year’s competition proved no different!   Read More...




HEADLINES, Addiction & Substance Abuse
Image: Celebrating sobriety on International Day against Drug Abuse While statistics indicate that 10% of the population are addicts, the rest of us are also affected in some way.
International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, which is celebrated on June 26, directly or indirectly impacts on all of our lives.  While statistics indicate that 10% of the population are addicts, the rest of us are also affected in some way, as we all have a family member, friends or colleagues that has been inflicted by addiction at some point in their lives.   Read More...



ALL THE NEWS , Youth
Image: The President’s Award for Youth Empowerment #WORLDREADY Formal Education Alone is Not Enough to Equip Youth to Succeed in Life

As South Africa celebrates Youth Month, the largest international youth achievement programme, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, known locally as The President’s Award for Youth Empowerment (TPA) is calling attention to the significant role non-formal education is playing in equipping youth to succeed in life.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Sport
Image:  Microsoft pushing Team Dimension Data to new heights Microsoft South Africa is proud to announce that it is the official cloud partner of Team Dimension Data (Team DD).

The sponsorship aims to transform the world of cycling by using cloud capabilities to unlock new opportunities for Team DD in this ever-evolving world of digital transformation. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is Africa’s first and only registered WorldTour cycling team competing at the highest level in all of cycling’s showpiece events.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Join us for our Mandela Day 2019 campaign YOUPSA invites you to join in our campaign

With Mandela Day around the corner on 18 July 2019, Youth Potential South Africa - YOUPSA invites you to join in our campaign, giving our children a future where they can flourish.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Seychelles leads action on marine protected areas. Seychelles is one of 12 countries that has stepped forward to lead ‘action groups’ under the Blue Charter
'Champion’ countries of the Commonwealth Blue Charter are laying the groundwork for joint action and robust, innovative strategies to tackle the world’s most pressing ocean issues.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Skills Development
Image: MYSCHOOL SUPPORTS LEARN TO EARN’S GRAPHIC DESIGN COURSE MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet is funding the essential upgrade of the hardware and software for the Learn to Earn Graphic Design Training course.

Learn to Earn, which offers unemployed, disenfranchised  people a hand up, not a hand out, runs 14 market-relevant training programmes across four Western Cape campuses. The short, intensive skills programmes are aimed at the holistic development of the students providing them with opportunities to gain scarce skills, financial acumen and vital preparation for the world of work.    Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Arts & Culture
Image: Makhanda prepares for the National Arts Festival The National Arts Festival is an event on the SA cultural calendar, and the biggest annual celebration of the arts on the African continent

The banners, posters and flags are going up as Makhanda (formerly Grahamstown) prepares to host the 45th National Arts Festival, 11 days of amazing, in a feast of arts, culture and free entertainment. This year the Festival is on from 27th June till 7th July.    Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Youth
Image: Engen’s Busisiwe Mkhungo finds her wings this Youth Day Youth Month is special as it provides an opportunity to reflect on the importance of helping young gifted South Africans

Youth Month is special as it provides an opportunity to reflect on the importance of helping young gifted South Africans explore new horizons and reach for the stars. Busiswe Mkhungo a young chemical engineer is one of many whose horizons have broadened thanks to Engen. Reflecting on the significance of 16 June in our country’s history, Busisiwe advises the country’s youth to focus on the real world and stop putting all their energy into boasting on social media.  “I’m really concerned about social media because it’s stealing people’s dreams.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Funding
Image: Inyathelo hosts free screening of global fundraising virtual conference The event was a free, two-day virtual conference called Fundraising Online 2019 (#FRO)

Cape Town-based not-for-profit (NPO) and social impact organisations recently had the opportunity to learn about fundraising, change management and innovation from some of the world’s best.   Read More...




Safety & Security, Social & Community
Image: Freedom Day with meaning for youth - GunFree SA ALEXANDRA – Alex youth on a mission to silence the guns.

Freedom Day 2019 was a worthy cause to Alex Youth who partnered with GunFree SA to fight the alarming gun violence in their community. This was through sports, arts and other forms of entertainment at the Alex Mall and off the street where they are exposed and recruited into crime.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Social & Community
Image: Duke of Sussex presents innovation awards at Commonwealth 70th anniversary A campaigner against gender-based violence, an inventor of life-saving medical devices and the boss of a pioneering recycling company, were among the recipients of the Commonwealth's Innovation for Sustainable Development Awards.   Read More...



COMPANY NEWS , Youth
Image: YOUNG ACTIVISTS WALK FROM DURBAN TO CAPE TOWN FOR DISABLED YOUTH Walk aims at raising investment for inclusive and equitable quality education in SA

Youth-led non-profit organisation, Enabling Disability Education Nationally (EDEN), is preparing for the second edition of its Walk For Youth Disability Education (#Walk4YDE19), a charity campaign for the benefit of South African youth with disabilities.    Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Education
Image: SHIPMENT OF 300,000 CHILDREN’S BOOKS A BOOST FOR READING Book donation to benefit thousands of children nationwide

Children cannot learn to read, or love to read, if they do not have access to books and stories. That’s why the DG Murray Trust (DGMT) and FNB have teamed up with Books For Africa and logistics company DSV to get books into the hands of approximately 80 000 children across the country.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Women Empowerment
Image: Woman diver reaching new depths in TNPA One of only two female divers to have entered the Transnet National Ports Authority system, overcoming adversity to achieve her goals.

Coming nose to snout with a great white shark would be enough to turn most trainees away from a diving career – but not Makhosazana Sengo. Being one of only two female divers to have entered the Transnet National Ports Authority system, Sengo is well versed in overcoming adversity to achieve her goals.    Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Education
Image: Our 2019 year has started with a bang! We have been busy ... WELCOMING OUR 2019 YEAR BEYOND PROGRAMME VOLUNTEERS

Our wonderful YEBO programme continues to flourish! In February, we welcomed our new group of volunteers:   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Early Childhood Development (ECD)
Image: Penreach Play Day 2019 “Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning.”- Fred Rogers

Penreach experiences the transformative power of play for young children on a daily basis, in preschools and homes across the region. But once a year, we celebrate the power of play on World Play Day by bringing together thousands of 4-year olds at Mbombela Stadium, and playing our hearts out the whole day.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community
Image:  42 days to Mandela Day  ... What difference will you be making ?

Spend your 67 Minutes on the 18th of July creating high impact & vital 'Calming Kits' for classrooms in the conflict ridden Cape Flats. In addition, your contribution will raise funds to support trauma training and mentoring of teachers to ensure that every child has a caring adult in their life.   Read More...




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Image: Adele Kirsten advocates for a gun-free South Africa

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Safety & Security, Social & Community
Image: There should be no guns for private citizens - Minister of Police Bheki Cele Ban guns for private citizens, says Bheki Cele as 30,000 weapons are destroyed

Minister of Police Bheki Cele says in the future he hopes to see a South Africa where only law enforcement officers would carry firearms. There should be no guns for private citizens, Minister of Police Bheki Cele said at Arcelor Mittal Steel in Vereeniging on Wednesday, where 30,000 firearms were destroyed.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Enterprise
Image: Proudly SA company Smergos champions the needs of the disabled Specially designed bags that fit neatly on any wheelchair, giving the user a way to carry their belongings.

When Nicholas Smit was out looking for a birthday gift for his wheelchair bound friend, Nicole Vergos in 2012, he struck on the idea of a wheelchair bag, as he saw that she often struggled to keep her belongings on her lap when propelling herself in her chair. But Nicholas struggled to find what he was looking for locally and imported products were exorbitantly priced. And so Smergos was co-founded by both, born out of Nicholas’ idea and Nicole’s need.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , HEADLINES
Image: Woolworths partners to boost innovative recycling villages In celebration of World Environment Day, a day that encourages citizen-action to improve our environment, Woolworths has announced a partnership aimed at increasing recycling rates in South Africa.  The new initiative is a trial that will upgrade two existing WILDLANDS recycling villages and open three additional recycling villages in popular KwaZulu-Natal shopping centres where there are Woolworths’ stores.   Read More...



ALL THE NEWS , Health
Image: How Seniors And Their Caregivers Can Ensure They Stay Healthy And Sharp In Their Golden Years

On reaching the age of 65, the risk of developing dementia doubles after every 5 years, reports the American Academy of Family Physicians, reports the American Academy of Family Physicians. This has proven to be a problem that negatively affects the elderly in South Africa. They are increasingly becoming fraud victims, due to their decreased cognitive functions. Thankfully, a healthy diet and increased physical activity can protect the elderly from such incidences. How so?   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Enterprise
Image: 2019 Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards: Meet the winners Supplier development is becoming an increasingly important strategy for many corporates

Supplier development is becoming an increasingly important strategy for many corporates, not only from a scorecard compliance perspective, but also as a means of growing the economy and increasing job opportunities. The Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards recognise companies who are making significant strides in their supplier development initiatives by acknowledging those who go beyond the scorecard, fostering learning, showcasing best practice and encouraging collaboration.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Early Childhood Development (ECD)
Image: Importance of Learning through Play in Parent-Child Relationships in South Africa The LEGO Foundation and Sesame Workshop, announced the results of a multi-country research project.

The LEGO Foundation and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organisation behind Takalani Sesame, announced the results of a multi-country research evaluation of Play Every Day, a program designed to shift parent and caregiver perceptions about the educational value of play and to encourage play that contributes to children’s early development and learning outcomes.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Education
Image: Local community creche transformation made possible by SRSA investment SRSA donated a 12-metre shipping container to enhance the learning and working environment at the Siyathanda Creche.

Manufacturer of the popular Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands, Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (PTY) LTD (SRSA), donated a 12-metre shipping container to enhance the learning and working environment at the Siyathanda Creche near Ladysmith.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Education
Image: World Hunger Day - Help Us Feed A Future! Did you know that more than 3 million children in South African experience chronic hunger every day?

Also, 66 million primary school children across the developing world attend classes hungry, 60% of which are girls.    Read More...




CHANGE MAKER
Image: Here’s the incredible, super human story of Riad Masoet How do you honor a hero who embodied the limitless boundaries of human potential?

A survivor of MS (multiple sclerosis) for 22 years, a brain cancer survivor for 8 years, a disabled crusader for human inclusion, universal access and social justice.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Youth
Image: A Better Version of Oneself The Story of Xhantilomzi Jacob

Xhantilomzi Jacob is just 25 years old and has lived to tell the tale of a short life marked by alcohol abuse, toxic patterns of masculinity and a random accident in his childhood that left him bedridden and uncertain about his ability to ever walk again.   Read More...




Safety & Security, Social & Community
Image: Alex youth take on gun violence - GunFree SA Shacks and flats along the avenues that make up Alexandra township are laden with high levels of violence.

In 2017/18, 90 people were murdered, up from the year before; the past year also saw an increase in other serious and violent crimes, including attempted murder, aggravated robbery, rape and sexual assault.

“It’s not nice walking around feeling unsafe or like something bad can happen to you at any minute. It’s exhausting and it’s time to bring change to Alex” Maryann Nobele – Youth Organiser   Read More...




HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: #Beating air pollution on World Environment Day 2019 This coming Wednesday, 05 June 2019, is World Environment Day, themed #BeatAirPollution.
The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) has recognised that this theme has come at a time that is specifically relevant to South Africa as a new Carbon Tax Bill which will come into effect as of 01 June 2019. The IWMSA is taking the opportunity to shed some light of this new piece of legislation and how it will affect business, consumers, and the environment.   Read More...



ALL THE NEWS , Education
Image: Technology lends a helping hand to special needs schools MiX Telematics donate Apple iPads and other technology equipment

MiX Telematics, in partnership with iSchoolAfrica, continues its commitment to empower teachers and learners with classroom practices and educational technology that assist learners to overcome some of their learning difficulties. MiX Telematics donated Apple iPads and other technology equipment to both the Vera School for learners with autism and the Alta du Toit school for learners with intellectual and physical difficulties.

 
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ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community
Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (PTY) LTD (SRSA), donated a 12-metre shipping container to enhance learning and working environment

Manufacturer of the popular Dunlop, Sumitomo and Falken tyre brands, Sumitomo Rubber South Africa (PTY) LTD (SRSA), donated a 12-metre shipping container to enhance the learning and working environment at the Siyathanda Creche near Ladysmith.    Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Women Empowerment
Image: Engen supports Caring4Girls at Sinenjongo High School Sinenjongo High Schoolone of 30 schools to benefit from Engen’s R2.5 million cash injection to the Imbumba Foundation’s Caring4Girls programme.

Caring4Girls visited the Cape Town school this month to provide female learners with sanitary towel packs to help keep them in school during their monthly cycles. 

 
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ALL THE NEWS , Funding, Sport
Image: Appeal for support : SA Children's Home Overcoming great obstacles in his life made him very determined to make a success of his career

We need R70,000 for the year to cover his accommodation.

One of our boys who completed his matric last year, is an orphan who has spent most of his boyhood in the Home. He completed his schooling on a scholarship at SACS and has been accepted at ETA College to study Sport Management this year.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Social & Community
Image: Robben Island Museum celebrates Africa Month by recognising African languages Robben Island served as the ideal setting for Africa Day 2019 by hosting the annual celebration of the formation of the Organisation of African Unity
Celebrating 25 years of democracy and freedom. Year of indigenous African languages. Each year the Africa month initiative encourages us to rethink what it is to be African and this year we are challenged to question the notion of categories of Africans divided along lines of culture and language.   Read More...



ALL THE NEWS , Education, Women Empowerment
Image: Embrace Mother’s Day Connect Honours 4500 New Moms Embrace honoured new mothers across the country this past Mother’s Day through a programme launched four years ago known as Mother’s Day Connect.

The purpose of the initiative is to offer support to new mothers and help them adapt to motherhood within the first 1000 days after given birth.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Skills Development
Image: RISK AND REPUTATION FOR EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEERING Employee volunteering is still an immature industry in South Africa – but the sector is growing rapidly, and punching above its weight.

This is according to Andy Hadfield, CEO of forgood, a social impact online platform that connects people to causes. Hadfield recently moderated a panel discussion on employee volunteerism programmes, at the Trialogue Business in Society 2019 Conference.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Education, Health
Image: Menstrual Hygiene Day to Shine Spotlight on Period Poverty Prof. Thuli Madonsela is hard at work preparing to climb Mt Kilimanjaro. They will be trekking in aid of raising funds for sanitary wear and education

As the world prepares to commemorate Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28 May 2019 – also International Day of Action for Women's Health – a group of influential SA women, led by Prof. Thuli Madonsela, is hard at work preparing to climb Mt Kilimanjaro. They will be trekking in aid of raising funds for sanitary wear and education for young girls in SA.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Slow Food Launches an Action to Save the Bees Today’s species are facing extinction rates 100 to 1000 times higher than normal due to human impacts.

Slow Food launches an international “Slow Bees” action, aiming to rise in defense of pollinators and provide greater resonance, outreach and visibility to the threats bees and other pollinators, plants and biodiversity face today.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Education, Funding
Image: MYSCHOOL ANNOUNCES ‘21 YEARS OF GIVING BACK’ WINNERS 21 charities and schools across the country received cash donation of R100 000 to boost their good work in their communities.

In celebration of its 21st anniversary last year, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet community loyalty programme launched the ‘21 years of Giving Back’ campaign with R2.1 million to give away to 21 causes.  Supporters were invited to nominate any South African charitable organisation or school that matters to them, even if they were not yet beneficiaries of the programme.  This has enabled 21 charities and schools across the country to each win a cash donation of R100 000 to boost their good work in their communities.     Read More...



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