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In commemoration of the centenary of our late former President Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, the Western Cape Health Department, together with the support of Sea Harvest, has launched a programme where 100 operations will be performed on patients at various hospitals around the province to reduce surgical backlogs.

Birth to Twenty Plus Study: Analyzing Effects of Violence in the Lives of SA Children : Prof Shanaaz Mathews talks about findings of the recently published Birth to Twenty Plus (BT20+) study—which followed more than 2000 children in Soweto from birth to 22 years old (also known as Mandela’s Children)—shows that 99% of these children have been exposed to some form of direct or indirect violence during this period.

With a huge push for businesses to go green, it’s important to walk the talk and what better opportunity to do this than when planning a conference? “Companies need to demonstrate to their key stakeholders exactly how they are reducing their own carbon footprint. An ideal platform to showcase one’s commitment to going green is at a conference where delegates are able to have a first-hand experience of working and living the ‘green way’,” says Jan Palm, President of the Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA).

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Sea Harvest will promote SMME’s & establish new entrants into the fishing sector & assist with funding, vessels, skills & access to markets.

A community in rural Limpopo is celebrating a fully resourced creche, better equipped carers and good nutrition for preschoolers.

One of the country’s biggest fund-raising programmes, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet has pledged up to R1 million in donations.

Across South Africa there are over 16 000 under resourced primary schools that provide adequate library facilities to libraries.

Community food gardens to sell their vegetables at selected Checkers stores on Friday (18 May) to raise awareness ahead of World Hunger Day - 28 May

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The Qhubeka community also includes municipal government, corporate sponsors, schools and community policing forums

The centre, which cares for and educates 64 young learners, was in desperate need of renovations: the existing buildings were not structurally sound.

Victims often face overwhelming challenges when trying to secure justice.

The Qhubeka community comes together to distribute another 350 bicycles for schoolchildren in Orlando, Soweto.

Applications open for popular annual Inyathelo Advancement course at Inyathelo’s Cape Town offices in Woodstock from 16-21 July 2018.

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