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Master Card introduces a secure online shopping checkout to SA

Monday, 21 July 2014

FNB Property Barometer forecasts a rise in foreign sales of SA property

Monday, 21 July 2014

Nelson Mandela Foundation sends condolences on the passing of Nadine Gordimer

Friday, 18 July 2014

V&A Waterfront to honor Madiba with a daily celebration of Mandela's life during July

Tuesday, 15 July 2014

South African to Lead Global Internal Audit Organisation

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Department of Transport Promises Investment in Infrastructure to Fuel Economic Growth

Monday, 14 July 2014

FNB Fund offers social and psychological support for tertiary bursary students

Friday, 11 July 2014

News24Live - South Africa's first online news video channel launches

Thursday, 10 July 2014

Jozi African Talent Speed Dating Event

Tuesday, 08 July 2014

Man to spend month living entirely off R1 coins

Tuesday, 08 July 2014

Wesbank sets out to educate and inform customers

Monday, 07 July 2014

New app to virtually map the creative industry in Cape Town

Monday, 07 July 2014

JHB academics to initiate an ambitious urban farming project

Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Strong outlook for the South African franchise industry

Tuesday, 01 July 2014

A new South African website about lawyers and the law launched

Tuesday, 01 July 2014

Renewable energy to boost the Eastern Cape economy

Tuesday, 01 July 2014

FNB full service bank account cheapest in South Africa

Wednesday, 25 June 2014

Table Mountain National Park to get major upgrade

Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Make a difference this winter

Monday, 23 June 2014

Liberty hopes that a year's free cover will educate young

Monday, 23 June 2014

MTN ranked as one of the top sustainable global companies

Thursday, 19 June 2014

Military Veterans Get Free Services

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Helping a Mama out. How the Humble Refuse Bag is Feeding Families.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Free Wifi for South Africa's Taxi Commuters

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

School children receive bicycles by the MTN Foundation

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Investors still love South Africa

Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Cape Town Rated as the most beautiful city in the world

Monday, 09 June 2014

O.R. Tambo International kicks off its annual Fire and Safety Winter Warmer Campaign

Monday, 09 June 2014

Durban rated as one of the world's most underrated cities by CNN

Thursday, 05 June 2014

Ripples for Good to continue community projects in KZN schools

Monday, 02 June 2014

Cape Town Development and ECD Directorate to invest nearly R16 million for access to education

Monday, 02 June 2014

SA hospitality businesses awarded Certificate of Excellence

Monday, 02 June 2014

Stellenbosch Wine Routes makes Drinks Business Awards cut again

Monday, 02 June 2014

Amarula: Hitting that sweet spot and doing good at the same time

Monday, 02 June 2014

Do It Yourself

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Two of the largest solar energy plants in South Africa come Online

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

A feather in cap for UCT's high quality research

Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Western Cape Company gets national listing with Walmart Sams Club Brazil

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Shear delight as SA tops world

Tuesday, 27 May 2014

You Can Do Better

Monday, 26 May 2014

South African firm instrumental in Brazil's airport upgrade

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Pearson Invests R28-Million In Low-Cost Private School Chain In South Africa

Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Roundabout Water Solutions

Monday, 19 May 2014

Are you Keen to make a difference?

Friday, 16 May 2014

SA Observatory Finds Stars in Milky Way

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Think Outside the Can Challenge

Thursday, 15 May 2014

SA Entrepreneur Shares Secrets of Success

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

60 is the New 30 : A New Generation of South African Entrepreneurs

Tuesday, 13 May 2014

This man is too old to play professional football, so he did something even better.

Friday, 09 May 2014

SA Movie Nominated for 13 AMAA'S

Thursday, 08 May 2014

Eskom Expo sends Young Learners to Los Angeles

Thursday, 08 May 2014

Launch of 'My Green Home' Challenge

Monday, 05 May 2014

Dell ICT Centre offers learners a kick start at a bright future

Monday, 05 May 2014

South African dads develop baby 'survival kit'

Thursday, 01 May 2014

Durban Activist Wins International Environmental Prize

Thursday, 01 May 2014

Oliver Awards honours South Africa's black business leaders

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

Wits Students' Surgical Society to Launch Kilimanjaro Challenge 2014

Friday, 25 April 2014

Marathon Winners get Accolades

Friday, 25 April 2014

Public Protector named to the TIME 100

Thursday, 24 April 2014

FunDza Literacy Trust Named as a WISE Awards Finalist

Tuesday, 22 April 2014

Weekly Blog

Living spaciously in a spacious land

Author: Justin Foxton
Monday, 21 July 2014

article thumbnail The ‘Eureka’ moments of life - those moments when the clouds part and the sunshine streams through; those moments when we ‘get it’; perhaps even catch a glimpse of the eternal– are infrequent but always extraordinary. In these moments it feels like something falls into place deep within us; like we are found; like life suddenly has new clarity. Sound like I am smoking a little wacky as I write this? Would that it were that simple.
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Travel Blog

Home surfers prepare for J-Bay return

Author: -
Tuesday, 15 July 2014

article thumbnail This week will see Jeffreys Bay play host to an ASP World Championship Tour event for the first time since 2011. The J-Bay Open is the sixth of 11 stops on this year’s Association of Surfing Professionals Tour, and Jeffreys Bay is preparing to welcome some of the globe’s best surfers looking to test themselves against one of the world’s most daunting right-hand point-breaks. 
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Stories of Help

Showing Love Can Help - Heartbeat

Thursday, 19 June 2014

When Heartbeat was founded, it was estimated that by 2015 almost 6 million children would have lost one or both parents to HIV/AIDS. The overwhelming challenge of caring for orphaned and vulnerable children has placed a grave burden on communities. Heartbeat is dedicated to ease the burden on these children and provide them with material and emotional support.
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Latest Videos

Making incredible change: Nkotlana Rosey Seima at TEDxWesterfordHighSchool


As part of Mandela's birthday celebrations it would be great to get SA based positive Youth Activism on the Global map. We ask our readers to view this Tedx video and share it. If we secure 10 000 views it will be placed on the main TED site and go global.    
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Steuart as a Speaker

article thumbnailSteuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future' Click here to watch a 5 min action video.

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SA's Daily Fast Fact

41 South African beaches were awarded Blue Flags, an international indicator of high environmental standards for recreational beaches in 2013.

Over the next 36 weeks we at www.sagoodnews.co.za will be telling the stories of "Amazing South Africans" who are driven by commitment and powered by purpose, and who very often swim against the tide in their pursuit of making a difference. They are driven by significance not success, their contribution is often unacknowledged and unheralded but invariably impacts those in greatest need.

#4 Find a lift - 'Connecting like-minded people on similar routes'


article thumbnail Carpooling with online platforms is an idea that is growing fast in Europe and North America. After a car accident that changed his priorities in life, Daniel Claasssen decided to launch the concept in South Africa! This is called ‘Find a Lift’ and it can help you to save money, make new friends and reduce your environmental footprint. In the following interview, Daniel explains us how he created it in 2008, and what his next challenges are for the future. 
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