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For UCKG volunteers, service is a way of life, making every day a Mandela Day

During the weekend before Mandela Day and on his birthday, volunteers from UCKG touched the lives of thousands of people, devoting 67 minutes or more to community social work at close to 50 different organisations countrywide

Issued by Universal Church of the Kingdom of God 2 days ago

A reimagined approach is needed to solve South Africa's social ills

South Africa's ability to solve issues will not only come from traditional platforms but rather from an integrated and united approach that is inclusive of different ways of thinking and solving challenges

By Khangelani Dziba 24 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Going beyond armchair activism

There's been a rise in criticism for only performing acts of good on Mandela Day, but there's a similar trend of eye-rolling at the clicktivism of keyboard warriors or ‘slacktivists'

By Leigh Andrews 24 Jul 2017

#Yochallenge: Bite-size bikram for a good cause

The problem with taking a stand in July, even if you do so for a host of #MadibaDay and #CSIMonth initiatives, is that these are usually limited to just that one day of the year. Here's how you can stretch your body - and your wallet - to uplift others this August

By Leigh Andrews 21 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: 5 For Change black-tie gala raises over R240k

5 For Change's annual black-tie fundraiser raised more than R240k treating guests to a five-star experience while also raising awareness about five inspiring social enterprises which are changing the way Cape Town gives back

By Juanita Pienaar 21 Jul 2017

FCB Joburg MD meets Aluwani fundraisers at Vic Falls

FCB Joburg managing director Thabang Skwambane has joined former Aluwani interns Warren Handley and Tom David at Victoria Falls for a few days of their epic journey on foot from Kilimanjaro to Johannesburg

Issued by FCB Africa 21 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Does your brand walk its CSR talk?

Ken Egbas, founder of The SERAS, unpacks some of the awards' most significant impacts on the African CSR landscape

By Sindy Peters 21 Jul 2017

Winners of Resolution Social Venture Challenge agents of change in their communities

21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded

20 Jul 2017

Star-studded new British Airways safety video adds comic relief

In a new and entertaining pre-flight safety video, British Airways spreads important safety messages, while boosting fund-raising for Flying Start - the charity partnership between British Airways and Comic Relief

19 Jul 2017

Printing SA and Konica Minolta's skills development initiative

Printing SA and Konica Minolta pay it forward through skills development in the Western Cape and in Gauteng

18 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Why having an authentic approach to your CSI initiatives is key to sustainable growth

It's a bad idea, as part of your CSR strategy, to pose with a big cheque to show that you are ‘doing good', says Chris Bischoff, research and sustainability specialist at Reputation Matters

By Sindy Peters 18 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: How Smile 90.4FM uses the power of radio to make a positive difference

To end off its recent Winter Wish programme, the Smile 90.4FM team went to meet with the children of The Learning Vine Tutor Centre, delivering boxes of stationery and toys to the value of R10,000

By Sindy Peters 17 Jul 2017

Fundraising for Advertising Standards Authority at halfway mark

The Advertising Standards Authority calls on the industry to support its fundraising efforts to prevent the collapse of the ASA

11 Jul 2017

Enterprises UP supports entrepreneurial activities

Beneficiaries of Enterprises UP's enterprise development initiatives have over the years enjoyed varying levels of success following the support received in terms of training programmes and research and advisory services

Issued by Enterprises University of Pretoria 10 Jul 2017

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International

Subscription gains help put NY Times in profit column

NEW YORK - The New York Times Co. said on Thursday gains in paid digital subscriptions and stronger online advertising revenues helped the newspaper swing to profit in the second quarter.

21 hours ago

Audi pulls 'sexist' China ad after public outcry

SHANGHAI, China: German automaker Audi apologised on Thursday over an advertisement it aired in China that was slammed as sexist for showing a bride-to-be being roughly examined like a piece of livestock.

21 Jul 2017

Facebook to test news story paywalls: report

SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook will test limiting the number of published news stories that can be read for free on its Instant Articles platform for premium publishers, US media reported on Wednesday.

21 Jul 2017

NBC News launches new broadcast on Snapchat

NEW YORK - NBC News launched a news show Wednesday on Snapchat, a first-of-its- kind broadcast aimed at wooing a younger audience.

21 Jul 2017

Scopen: Industry trends in Mexico vs South Africa

Scopen has just finished presenting its 4th edition of Agency Scope in Mexico. More than 40 agencies subscribed to the report and were able to learn and understand the state of the industry in a turbulent period.

By César Vacchiano 20 Jul 2017

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