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Multilingual broadcast journalist-turned-real estate entrepreneur, Rokelle Sun.
#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 21 May 2019

PG tackles youth unemployment collaborating with YES
PG tackles youth unemployment collaborating with YES

The PG Group (PG) has heeded President Cyril Ramaphosa's call to create new work opportunities for the country's vast number of unemployed youth...

20 May 2019

Arts & Culture Trust launches 25th anniversary fundraising campaign
Arts & Culture Trust launches 25th anniversary fundraising campaign

To mark the 25 years since it was established, the Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) has launched the 25 Million Reasons to Give campaign. The fundraising campaign aims to encourage investors to help it raise R25m for the arts...

16 May 2019

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How marketing with CSR at its heart can change the world

Fitting in perfectly with the rise of purpose-led marketing across the globe is Jeanne du Plessis, corporate affairs and citizenship leader at Procter and Gamble (P&G) South Africa. Du Plessis is a passionate believer that business can and should be a force for good in the world...

By Leigh Andrews 14 May 2019

Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025
Girls4Tech programme aims to reach one million girls by 2025

First launched in South Africa in 2017, Mastercard's inquiry-based STEM programme Girls4Tech has so far reached more than 400,000 girls (ages 8-12) in 25 countries...

14 May 2019

2019 Eco-Logic Awards finalists announced
2019 Eco-Logic Awards finalists announced

The finalists in the eighth annual Eco-Logic Awards, presented by The Enviropaedia, have been announced with the awards to be presented on 5 June, World Environment Day...

10 May 2019

How SA's youth can be empowered to drive meaningful change
How SA's youth can be empowered to drive meaningful change

Government, business and civil society need to make a significant and conscious investment in creating and funding programmes to empower the youth in South Africa to take advantage of their talent, boundless energy and capacity to create meaningful change in their communities, says Chris Meintjes, CEO of Activate! Change Drivers...

7 May 2019

3315 YES recruits join Nedbank
3315 YES recruits join Nedbank

Late last week the Nedbank Group hosted President Cyril Ramaphosa as the bank welcomed and inducted 3315 previously unemployed youth...

6 May 2019

Get involved and take a girl child to work
Get involved and take a girl child to work

Cell C's Take a Girl Child to Work is one of South Africa's largest collaborative acts of volunteerism, with more than 550 organisations to host girl learners aged 13-18 in their workplace over three days this year...

3 May 2019

Online marketplace Thola Africa shines a light on local artisans
Online marketplace Thola Africa shines a light on local artisans

New online marketplace Tholaafrica.com is making it easier to shop African artisanal wares, with its selection of bespoke fashion and décor crafted by local creatives and designers...

26 Apr 2019

Supporting young, local entrepreneurs and start-up businesses
Supporting young, local entrepreneurs and start-up businesses

Entrepreneurship should be encouraged and developed as entrepreneurs create and bring to life new technologies, products and services and create new markets and jobs along the way...

Issued by Total 15 Apr 2019

Our responsibility towards education as a basic human right
Our responsibility towards education as a basic human right

The government has made provision for both basic education, and further education, in the South African Constitution...

By Sizwe Nxasana 15 Apr 2019

Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme
Amy Foundation tackles youth unemployment through YSD Programme

Roughly 6.21 million young South Africans without jobs, leaving many feeling hopeless and discouraged by the lack of opportunities...

15 Apr 2019

Omni HR Consulting announces CSR flagship project for 2019
Omni HR Consulting announces CSR flagship project for 2019

The 12th of April marks the official opening of the Nyanga Message Hub - Omni HR Consulting's flagship corporate social responsibility project for 2019...

Issued by Omni HR Consulting 12 Apr 2019

World Bank unveils plan to strengthen human capital in Africa
World Bank unveils plan to strengthen human capital in Africa

The World Bank has launched its Africa Human Capital Plan, a new plan to help African countries strengthen their human capital by enabling the continent's young people to grow up with optimal health and equipped with the right skills to compete in the digitising global economy...

12 Apr 2019

Why social entrepreneurship in South Africa?
Why social entrepreneurship in South Africa?

As the financial pressure for those working for non-profit organisations continues, the debate for and against social entrepreneurship is intensifying in South Africa...

Issued by Gordon Institute of Business Science 10 Apr 2019

From grain to glass: Pernod Ricard's roadmap to sustainability
From grain to glass: Pernod Ricard's roadmap to sustainability

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has launched its 2030 Sustainability and Responsibility roadmap as part of the company's Transform and Accelerate strategic plan...

10 Apr 2019

Tata invests R2.3m in postgraduate scholarships for 2018/19 academic year
Tata invests R2.3m in postgraduate scholarships for 2018/19 academic year

53 students at four South African universities have been awarded with scholarships totalling more than R2.3m for the 2018/19 academic year as part of the Tata Postgraduate Scholarship Programme...

10 Apr 2019

GSF helps spur transformation with bursaries for students from disadvantaged communities
GSF helps spur transformation with bursaries for students from disadvantaged communities

Having launched in 2014, the Globeleq Scholarship Fund (GSF) is responsible for 25% of all renewable energy funded-scholarships...

9 Apr 2019

SA textbooks not inclusive, DBE report finds
SA textbooks not inclusive, DBE report finds

Should our textbooks tell the story of the country as it is, or should they be aspirational? That's the question posed by Professor Crain Soudien...

5 Apr 2019

PPC launches brick-making workshops in Gauteng townships
PPC launches brick-making workshops in Gauteng townships

PPC is running brick-making workshops in various townships across Gauteng with the aim of improving the skills of local brick-makers...

5 Apr 2019

CellCgirl Bursary Fund sees 7 young women graduate
CellCgirl Bursary Fund sees 7 young women graduate

Seven young disadvantaged women, with financial help and guidance from the CellCgirl Bursary Fund, have recently graduated...

3 Apr 2019

Mark Eddo, Yonov Agah, Paul Holthus and David Luke at ABEF2018.
Tunis to host 2019 Africa Blue Economy Forum

Capital city of Tunisia, Tunis, will host the second Africa Blue Economy Forum (ABEF) set for 25-26 June this year...

1 Apr 2019

Last chance to register for The Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2019
Last chance to register for The Trialogue Business in Society Conference 2019

Registration for the Trialogue Business in Society Conference closes on Wednesday, 3 April 2019. Join more than 400 development stakeholders for a dynamic exchange of ideas on how to enhance and sustain impact in development work...

Issued by Trialogue 29 Mar 2019

AppCentrix donates laptops to Gauteng schools
AppCentrix donates laptops to Gauteng schools

AppCentrix will donate 160 laptops to schools in Gauteng as part of its socio-economic development programme...

25 Mar 2019

Engen presents Brownies&downieS with R10K donation
Engen presents Brownies&downieS with R10K donation

Brownies&downieS, a non-profit café that trains young adults with intellectual disabilities, is located across the street from the Engen head office in Cape Town...

25 Mar 2019

CTIA skills development programme sees 45 graduate with house building skills
CTIA skills development programme sees 45 graduate with house building skills

Cape Town International Airport's (CTIA) skills development programme has resulted in 45 community members from the informal settlements of Freedom Farm and Malawi Camp graduating this month...

25 Mar 2019

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AGT Foods to sponsor Greenpop tree planting festivals

AGT Foods Retail & Food Ingredients has teamed up with Greenpop as sponsor for its tree planting festivals taking place in Africa...

15 Mar 2019

New fellowship programme launched for young Global Citizens in South Africa
New fellowship programme launched for young Global Citizens in South Africa

Global Citizen has established a new programme designed to discover, support and empower young Global Citizens of exceptional drive, talent and ability throughout South Africa...

Issued by OnPoint PR 15 Mar 2019

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