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Le Quartier Français is top StreetSmart restaurant

Top Franschhoek restaurant Le Quartier Français is leading the pack by raising nearly R50 000 in aid of StreetSmart South Africa, the non-profit organisation dedicated to the social upliftment of street children.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Health
New donor managers

The Sunflower Fund has welcomed two new PR and donor recruitment managers to head up the Gauteng region of The Sunflower Fund.  Jared Carneson and Lauren Corlett will be combining their efforts to raise awareness and much-needed funds to pay for individuals to undergo the tissue-typing tests to register for the SA Bone Marrow Registry.    Read More...




HEADLINES, Environment & Bio-diversity
Masuga eco-paper launched

Global pulp and paper producer, Sappi, has come up with an environmentally sound new paper solution that combines the natural look of uncoated paper with the smoothness of a coated grade.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Poverty
Image: Njabulo Children’s Home donation Jet marketing gives to needy children

The marketing division of Jet stores donated 17 boxes of much-needed clothing to the children at the Njabulo Children's Home in Maraisburg. The generous donation will be used to clothe eight boys and four girls.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Government, Poverty
New agency board to tackle poverty head-on

In line with Government’s emphasis on poverty eradication and job creation, the National Development Agency (NDA) recently announced several key changes geared at improving its operations and improving service delivery in reducing poverty in South Africa.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , Enterprise
Foundation Investor Roundtable on Social Entrepreneurship in Africa

The Foundation Investor Roundtable on Social Entrepreneurship in Africa will take place on the eve of the World Economic Forum Africa, May 3, 2011.    Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: A GreenPop ‘treevolution’ BOS Ice Tea green Cape Town

BOS Ice Tea has joined forces with GreenPop to plant trees in under-greened areas in and around Cape Town.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Health
Fight against cancer

Telkom has joined the fight against cancer by signing the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA)s World Cancer Day declaration for a cancer-free society.    Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Health, Social & Community
Image: Avis helps kids jump for joy Jumping Kids fundraising drive

Avis' recent fund raising drive for Jumping Kids, which provides prosthetic limbs to disadvantaged children who have lost limbs, was centred on Avis' annually hosted Travelbags Fundraising event - held this year at Madame Zingara in Melrose Arch, Johannesburg.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , HEADLINES, Government, Health
Image: A cancer-free world? SA joins global declaration

As part of a global declaration, launched in 2006 and revised in 2008, there remains a call to action to take immediate steps to reduce the global cancer burden by 2020. CANSA is taking the lead in South Africa with its ‘Together we are stronger’ campaign launched on World Cancer Day, February 4, 2011, and the signing of the 'Cancer-free' declaration by Sue Janse van Rensburg, CANSA CEO and cancer survivor of over 27 years.

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HEADLINES, Poverty
Image: Niger food security emergency aid US$13 million from IFAD

ROME – The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has announced that a US$6.50 million loan and US$6.50 grant will be provided to the Government of the Niger to help mitigate the impact of the major food and pastoral crisis that hit the regions of Maradi, Tahoua and Tillabery in 2010.    Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Access to safe drinking water in Ghana

GENEVA - Green Cross International (GCI) and Giorgio Armani are partnering to promote access to safe drinking water through GCI’s Smart Water for Green Schools project in Ghana.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , HEADLINES, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Image: Deadline looms for Lotto funding Social welfare organisations invited to apply

The National Lottery Distribution Trust Fund (NLDTF) today issued its 2011 call for funding applications in the Charities Sector. The call invites social welfare organisations to submit applications by 25 March 2011.

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ALL THE NEWS , Education
Image: Raising school costs Appeal by Zanokhanyo

Zanokhanyo Children's Safety Home, located in Makhasa, Khayelitsha in Cape Town, South Africa is trying to fundraise for the children’s 2011 school costs.

 

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ALL THE NEWS , Arts & Culture
Showcasing Dinokeng’s true colours

The Dinokeng Project is empowering local artists from the Steve Bikoville community by involving them in an innovative marketing campaign publicising the project on local community radio station, Moretele FM.    Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Community Chest’s Carnival A celebration of 60 years

One of Cape Town’s iconic events, the annual Community Chest Carnival, celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Agriculture/Food, Food security
Image: World Hunger Relief Month KFC thanks customers

KFC’s Add Hope campaign made its mark on World Hunger Relief Month during October 2010 by raising R1 521 646 through in-store customer donations, which will go towards feeding over 700 000 hungry children in South Africa.

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ALL THE NEWS , Health
Edgy advertising

There are many television adverts that are easily ignored and forgotten, but not this one.    Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Sport
Tin Can appointed as PR agency

The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport has appointed Tin Can as its PR agency. Tin Can will be responsible for publicising the institute’s efforts regarding its anti-doping strategy in sport; education on drugs in sport; and its efforts regarding collaboration with other national anti-doping agencies throughout the world.    Read More...




Videos
Image: Sustainable World: Johannesburg, South Africa - recycling

Short documentary which examines positive solutions to environmental problems. 
This film looks at the recycling of waste in Johannesburg.
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ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Gauntlet thrown down to media industry

The bigFIG (digital) and Africa Geographic (print) partnership has thrown down the gauntlet to South Africa’s media and publishing industry: “We will plant more than 2500 indigenous trees in 2011,” declared bigFIG CEO Simon Espley at a recent tree-planting exercise. “And we will match or better this number in the years going forward.” What is your business doing to mitigate its carbon footprint, was his challenge?   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Agriculture/Food, Food security , Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
National Peace corps announces winning project

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The National Peace Corps Association (NPCA), the nation’s leading nonprofit organisation supporting Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and the Peace Corps community, announced today that Johnstone Baguma of Uganda is the grand-prize winner of the Africa Rural Connect (ARC) 2010 ideas competition. Winners of the year’s four rounds and other noteworthy ideas submitted to the ARC online contest, including runners-up, competed for the grand prize.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Health, Social & Community
Community radio station raises R3 million in one day

101.9 Chai FM, a Jewish community radio station that broadcasts to the greater Johannesburg area recently raised a whopping R3.6 million, in one day, for a nonprofit ambulance service.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Health, Social & Community
Image: R1 million for Red Cross burn's unit Engen charity golf day delivers results

A few years back Engen committed to donating funds through the organisation's sports sponsorship initiatives to the Children’s Hospital Trust, the fundraising arm of the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital. The aim was to raise R1 million come the end of 2010 and to inject addition power and further fuel this fund raising drive, The Engen Charity Golf Challenge in aid of the Red Cross Children’s Hospital’s Burns Unit took place on 9 December 2010 at the King David Golf Course in Bellville, Cape Town.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Health, Social & Community
Image: 'Movember' raises money for cancer Hairy ad men the winners in charity drive

The extremely competitive advertising industry recently joined forces for a whole month in an unusual display of camaraderie - moustache growing. The initiative was the global annual 'Movember' fundraising campaign by the CANSA Foundation to raise money for men’s health, every November month.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Education
2010 MTN Business Leading CEO Council

Ex-Springbok captain and founder of the Make A Difference (MAD) Foundation, Francois Pienaar has confirmed that 'The Chosen' - The 2010 MTN Business Leading CEOs Council, via The Chosen Trust, has agreed to donate R600 000 it received as pledges from leading CEOs and business leaders to the MAD Foundation.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Food & Trees for Africa receives aid

Thanks to donations from kulula fans, kulula has raised R1 million in aid of Food & Trees For Africa (FTFA). This social enterprise uplifts communities across the Southern African region through its award-winning greening initiatives.   Read More...




COMPANY NEWS , Education
Breakfast team to visit schools

Pick n Pay, Lead SA and 94.7 Highveld Stereo’s Breakfast Xpress team will visit five schools in the Johannesburg area throughout the week to discuss key challenges facing learners, as well as highlight the values promoted by Lead SA.   Read More...




HEADLINES, Housing & Living Conditions, Poverty
Image: Davos to look at new reality IMC highlights SA at WEF

It is a different South Africa which is going to the World Economic Forum in Davos this week.

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ALL THE NEWS , HEADLINES, Education
Image: Bridging rural digital divide Company recognised for unique solution

A South African designed and manufactured solution for people who have no access to internet services received international recognition when it was shortlisted for an AfricaCom Award for best solution for rural services.

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HEADLINES, HIV/AIDS
Image: African leaders speak out on HIV/Aids Series of public service announcements spark conversation

The Soul City Institute’s Regional Campaign, in partnership with the Champions for an HIV-Free Generation have produced a series of one minute ‘conversations’.   Read More...




Social & Community, Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy , ALL THE NEWS , HEADLINES
Image: Red flag on gender violence Outdoor advertising raises awareness

South Africa is a society currently characterised by excessive levels of violence and abuse, being directed primarily at our women and children.


 
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COMPANY NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Image: Get rid of your jeans for good Recycle jeans for the environment

Continuing its tradition of commitment to sustainability, Levi Strauss South Africa encouraged consumers to be kinder to the environment by recycling their jeans while giving back to the community.

 


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CHANGE MAKER
Image: CHERYL HARPER, founder of WeCanChangeOurWorld our featured Change Maker ....
Q: Why are you involved in this sector?
A: I am passionately obsessed at making a difference in our wonderful country, South Africa, and feel strongly that it is up to each individual ...........




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ALL THE NEWS , HIV/AIDS
Image: Outdoor campaign for HIV/AIDS Demand for awareness

With the astounding number of people being infected and affected daily by HIV and Aids, and the alarming amount of children being orphaned as a result, there is a definite increasing demand for greater awareness as well as educational campaigns focused primarily on the prevention of this dreadful disease.
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ALL THE NEWS , Health, Social & Community
CANSA salutes its volunteers

International Volunteer Day on 5 December 2010 offered volunteer organisations and individual volunteers the opportunity to make their contributions visible and for the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), it was a day to recognise and honour loyal CANSA Volunteers.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Social & Community
Image: Annual toy run Bikers show heart over Christmas

The annual Motorcycle Toy Run is a tradition that dates back to 1983: a day where burly bikers show how big their hearts are by uniting to ride for the biggest motorcycle charity event in the world.   Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Health
Comrades Marathon donates

The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) donated 20 ‘special edition’ Comrades blankets to the Greys Hospital’s Oncology Department in November.    Read More...




ALL THE NEWS , Environment & Bio-diversity
Accolades for Avis’ sustainability efforts

Avis’ sustainability efforts were recognised at this year’s Imvelo Responsible Tourism awards when it was selected as a finalist in three out of the four categories it entered, namely Best Social Involvement Programme, Best Single Resource Management Programme (Water) and Best Overall Environmental Management System. 

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HIV/AIDS, COMPANY NEWS , ALL THE NEWS
Award winning film for AIDS Day

Nu Metro Cinemas puts its weight behind The Topsy Foundation and offering exclusive screenings of South Africa’s official entry for the Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language film.   Read More...




Civil Action/Philanthropy, Advocacy
Image: Fourth Annual Philanthropy Awards

At the annual Inyathelo Philanthropy Awards held in Cape Town, fifteen exceptional people were honoured for their philanthropic efforts in South Africa.   Read More...




Health, COMPANY NEWS , ALL THE NEWS
Image: EDCON donates towards breast cancer support

Johannesburg - Edcon's third consecutive sponsorship of the annual Journey of Hope Cancer Ride consisted of a R200 000 sponsorship.

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Animal Welfare
Image: Animal Clinic celebrates its 14th anniversary

Although we were always aware that there was a desperate need for veterinary services in Khayelitsha we had no idea that our project would grow the way it has.

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Social & Community
Image: Annual Fundraising Dinner raised R503 000 The Amy Biehl Foundation held gala dinner

Through the wonderful support of all our sponsors, entertainers and the guests on the evening, the Amy Biehl Foundation managed to raise R503 000-00 during their gala dinner on 20 November held at the Southern Sun Cape Sun. Michael Mol was MC, Joey Burke a true entertainer as auctioneer and performances by Aviva Pelham, James Bhemgee, Sans of Time, Thembi Mtshali-Jones, Mtika and the Amy Biehl Foundation children, kept the guests entertained.   Read More...




Videos

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Social & Community
Image: Jet brightens festive season for kids in need bringing much-needed Christmas cheer

In partnership with the Nashua Children's Charity Foundation, Jet Stores has spent the past few weeks bringing some much-needed Christmas cheer to many orphaned and abandoned children at care homes across the country.     Read More...




Sport, COMPANY NEWS , ALL THE NEWS
Image: Annual soccer tournament in Free State sponsored Edcon sponsors 2010 Dreamfields community soccer tournament

Edcon hosted a Community Soccer tournament in Welkom on Saturday, 6 November together with Dreamfields SA.   Read More...




Enterprise

Changing consumer patterns, fuelled by fragmented media, greater product choice and lifestyle changes, combined with environmental and social changes are keeping marketers on their toes.   Read More...




Environment & Bio-diversity, COMPANY NEWS , ALL THE NEWS
Imperial Logistics invests in zero emission cooling technology

Johannesburg, 22 November 2009 – Perishable goods distributors, Fast’nFresh, which falls under the umbrella of IMPERIAL Logistics Refrigerated Services has taken delivery of three ecoFridge fitted trailers and a rigid body truck.   Read More...




Social & Community
Good Hope and Media24 Toy Toy together

Nigel Pierce and the rest of the Good Hope FM breakfast team spent Monday morning Toy Toy-ing at Media24 to get toys for less fortunate kids and they were not disappointed.     Read More...



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