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#Mandela100: Using the spirit of Ubuntu to address knowledge gaps on Wikipedia

Wikimania 2018, held in sub-Saharan Africa for the first time from 18 to 22 July 2018, highlighted clear links to Nelson Mandela's legacy and how we can all help put African knowledge on top as Wikipedia aims to create greater knowledge equity into 2030...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

Steers funds Shout initiative in launching their fourth Shout 'dream station' library on Mandela Day
Steers funds Shout initiative in launching their fourth Shout 'dream station' library on Mandela Day

This Mandela Day Steers and the Shout foundation founders, Kabelo and Dany K, took over Eastern Cape's small town, Motherwell, and awarded 1,500 scholars from Fumisukoma Primary School with a fully-fledged library...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 2 days ago

#Mandela100: Radisson Hotel SA supports SOS Children's Village
#Mandela100: Radisson Hotel SA supports SOS Children's Village

"Responsible business is at the heart of our company's promise of making every moment matter, which also means that we support and help advance the communities in which we operate. Our partnership with SOS will allow us to help provide a home and a better future for the most vulnerable children."

2 days ago

Burger King SA supports early childhood development for Mandela Day
Burger King SA supports early childhood development for Mandela Day

This year, on Mandela Day, the team at Burger King South Africa unveiled the new and improved facilities at the Inamandla Day Care Centre, in Khayelitsha...

Issued by Burger King 3 days ago

#Mandela100: PinkDrive takes to the road in KZN
#Mandela100: PinkDrive takes to the road in KZN

To celebrate the life of Madiba, PinkDrive, together with the Revolutionary Motorcycle Club, is carrying out mammograms, pap smears, prostate-specific antigen screening and health education...

3 days ago

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#Mandela100: Tried-and-tested business networking tips and tricks

It's Mandela Month in SA and social wellness month globally. In giving back, Covve cofounder and CEO Yiannis Gavrielides shares the real reason we find business networking difficult and shares tricks to get better at it, whether you're on the awkward introvert or bubbly extrovert end of the scale...

By Leigh Andrews 3 days ago

#Mandela100: Africa needs leaders who live and exude integrity
#Mandela100: Africa needs leaders who live and exude integrity

Africa's new generation of leaders could learn a thing or two about how to become great, but it takes much more to become an extraordinary leader like Nelson Mandela...

By Rudo Kwaramba-Kayombo 3 days ago

#Mandela100: Mercedes-Benz reminisces over its walk with Madiba
#Mandela100: Mercedes-Benz reminisces over its walk with Madiba

Mercedes-Benz South Africa paid tribute to Nelson Mandela's legacy that defined a country by creating and sharing a video highlighting the special moments and ties the company has had with Madiba...

3 days ago

#Mandela100: Centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth - a tribute in poems
#Mandela100: Centenary of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela's birth - a tribute in poems

The centenary of the birth of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela offers a rich opportunity to reflect on the life of South Africa's extraordinary political leader...

By Louise Bethlehem and Karin Berkman 3 days ago

#Mandela100: SAA shows its support for Mandela Centenary celebrations
#Mandela100: SAA shows its support for Mandela Centenary celebrations

South Africa Airways (SAA) has introduced special initiatives to honour Madiba by branding three aircraft within its fleet - an Airbus A320-200, A330-300, and an A340-600...

3 days ago

#Mandela100: NMBT raises a special centenary flag for Madiba
#Mandela100: NMBT raises a special centenary flag for Madiba

The raising of the centenary flag paves the way forward for Mandela Fridays, which will see the flag hoisted every week, also aimed at building a culture of humanity and kindness for residents and visitors...

18 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme launched
#Mandela100: Mandela Centennial Scholarship Programme launched

The Mandela Institute for Development Studies in partnership with Graça Machel Trust and the Africa Leadership University (ALU) will today, 18 July, announce...

18 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready
#Mandela100: Collaborative event helps SA's youth get work ready

MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet recently partnered with Better SA to host a collaborative volunteer event to help address youth unemployment in SA...

18 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: 'We have no choice but to move forward' - Obama
#Mandela100: 'We have no choice but to move forward' - Obama

"Let me tell you what I believe. I believe in Nelson Mandela's vision, I believe in a vision shared by Gandhi and King..."

18 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Obama pays tribute to Mandela and invites the world to find its better angels
#Mandela100: Obama pays tribute to Mandela and invites the world to find its better angels

The world is celebrating the memory and legacy of one of Africa's most illustrious leaders, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela...

By Cheryl Hendricks and Keith Gottschalk 18 Jul 2018

Change a life through education this Mandela Day
Change a life through education this Mandela Day

East Coast Radio is teaming up with UKZN to mobilise the people of the KwaZulu-Natal to assist underfunded students complete their studies by donating as little as R67 this Mandela Day...

Issued by East Coast Radio 17 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Obama and active citizenship: why his Mandela address matters
#Mandela100: Obama and active citizenship: why his Mandela address matters

Former US President Barack Obama's Nelson Mandela Annual lecture in honour of the centennial commemoration of Mandela's birth is slated to be...

By Aaron X. Smith 17 Jul 2018

67 minutes for Madiba
67 minutes for Madiba

This Mandela Day Sizanani and Eskilz will be visiting Mother of Peace Orphanage and are looking for sponsors to assist them in making a difference in these kids' lives...

Issued by Eskilz College 16 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: What NPOs wish corporates knew before Mandela Day
#Mandela100: What NPOs wish corporates knew before Mandela Day

In a recent poll of over 200 NPOs, we asked them what their biggest challenge was when it came to working with corporates...

By Joanne van der Walt 16 Jul 2018

Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse celebrates Mandela 100 with tribute playlist on Deezer
Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse celebrates Mandela 100 with tribute playlist on Deezer

South African musician Sipho 'Hotstix' Mabuse has compiled a special tribute playlist for Nelson Mandela's centenary birthday on music service Deezer...

16 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: SA Chefs, Lucky Star commits to helping disadvantaged entrepreneurs in catering
#Mandela100: SA Chefs, Lucky Star commits to helping disadvantaged entrepreneurs in catering

Thirteen homegrown entrepreneurs in the field of industrial, commercial and private catering and events have completed successful up-skilling through the Lucky Star Caterers Academy incubator programme...

13 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Mobile HIV clinics hit the road
#Mandela100: Mobile HIV clinics hit the road

Shout-It-Now has designed a new community-based HIV screening and immediate ART initiation service that dovetails with the goals and services of the public health system in Gauteng...

13 Jul 2018

Beautiful News renews partnership with Mercedes-Benz to continue sharing inspiring stories
Beautiful News renews partnership with Mercedes-Benz to continue sharing inspiring stories

Mercedes-Benz has announced the renewal of its partnership with Beautiful News, which means Beautiful News will keep telling its stories through powerful short films and photographs...

12 Jul 2018

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#Mandela100: Dove goes beyond skin-deep beauty with No Digital Distortion Mark

We've seen a marked rise in returning to real values and letting a brand's humanity and true beauty shine through its messaging in 2018...

By Leigh Andrews 12 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: 100 volunteering opportunities across SA
#Mandela100: 100 volunteering opportunities across SA

Volunteering platform Forgood.co.za has compiled a comprehensive list of 100 volunteering opportunities for Mandela Day...

11 Jul 2018

#Mandela100: Nal'ibali shares special series for Mandela Day
#Mandela100: Nal'ibali shares special series for Mandela Day

Commemorating the centenary celebration of Nelson Mandela's birthday, Nal'ibali is sharing a special series of three children's stories...

9 Jul 2018

100 coaches for Madiba with the KNVB
100 coaches for Madiba with the KNVB

2018 marks the year that Nelson Mandela would have celebrated his 100th birthday. In celebration of his ongoing legacy, the Mandela Foundation, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) will kick off the first of four KNVB Worldcoaches workshops in RSA...

Issued by Optimize Enhancing Effectiveness 9 Jul 2018

Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams and Oprah to appear at Global Citizen Festival in South Africa
Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams and Oprah to appear at Global Citizen Festival in South Africa

Newswatch: International advocacy organisation Global Citizen officially announced today that Beyoncé and Jay-Z will headline the first Global Citizen Festival to be held in Africa, a free-ticketed event on Sunday, 2 December 2018 at the FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.

9 Jul 2018

CEO SleepOut apologises for 'Robben Island room bid'
CEO SleepOut apologises for 'Robben Island room bid'

Newswatch: Trustees of the CEO SleepOut have apologised in a group statement for any offence caused after its 'Robben Island room bid' came under fire on social media this week....

6 Jul 2018

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