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Civil Society and NGO’s
R3m fundraising target smashed by Midmar Mile swimmers  (HOWICK) – DESPITE a lagging economy, swimmers at South Africa’s premier open water championship, the aQuellé Midmar Mile, have smashed an ambitious target of raising R3-million for charities nationwide, fundraisers announced on Monday [12 February]. Drawing amateur and serious athletes of all ages, this past weekend’s event...
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We at the Nelson Mandela Foundation have been deeply saddened to hear of Rica Hodgson’s passing.  Our condolences to her family, friends and comrades. Rica was a veteran of struggle, an anti-apartheid activist throughout her adult life, a freedom fighter, and an exile between 1963 and 1990. Our Director of Archive and Dialogue, Verne Harris,...
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Montego Pet Nutrition’s Click2Feed campaign raises 23 225 meals for animals in need  Johannesburg, 11 January 2018 – Montego Pet Nutrition has raised 23 225 nutritious meals through its sixth annual Click2Feed campaign, an initiative that will see just over four tons of dog and cat food donated to 30 various animal charities and welfare organisations this month. In addition, the...
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SAYes mentoring
SAYes Mentoring Celebrates Young Programme Graduates, Calls for New Mentors   Cape Town, South Africa – SAYes (www.sayesmentoring.org) a Cape Town non-profit that facilitates mentoring for young people living in children’s homes, today announced 83 mentees graduated from its 2017 mentoring programme. To prepare for 2018, the organization is now calling for more volunteer mentors...
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Tenth Year Of Partnership Between HERBALIFE Family Foundation and Acres Of Love This year marks the 10th anniversary of a partnership between the Herbalife Family Foundation and Acres of Love. For the last 18 years, Acres of Love have been providing support and care for orphans across the country. There are currently 29 Acres of...
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Way to go! By Alexis Haden – www.thesouthafrican.com Outgoing Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has been announced as one of the “five extraordinary women who are responding to leadership challenges of the 21st century” by the Tällberg Foundation. The women were selected by secret ballot from a pool of 270 nominations across 60 different countries, According...
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“I had to move mountains to get to where I am” Thembi Sithole She started out washing cars in a panel beating shop. Soon, she was repairing plastic bumpers and promoted to receptionist. What nobody foresaw was that 13 years later, Thembi Sithole would become an equal partner to her boss and owner of her own...
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Junior Innovators Competition Gives Flight to Tomorrow’s Big Ideas The Junior Innovators Competition, showcasing the entrepreneurial potential of South Africa’s best and brightest young minds, drew to a close on Thursday 6 October, at Investec in Sandton. The final leg of a demanding five-day schedule saw the announcement of the grand-prize winner of R60 000, with...
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BEFORE On 22 September 2016, the final 750 of 1,000 trees were planted by Food & Trees for Africa in the Mahube Valley in Mamelodi East. The tree planting ceremony is part of the 100 wishes, 1000 trees Ackermans Ububele campaign which the value retailer has undertaken in their centenary year. Says Hanifa Jassiem, CSI spokesperson...
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Global Graduate of the Year winner announced by Jesse Green Since 2012, the Adzuna Graduate of the Year competition has been a great opportunity for top graduates to stand out from the crowd, and this year’s competition has been no different. The competition came to a close yesterday with the announcement that the South African...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'