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A young graduate shares the chemistry behind her success this youth month

A young graduate shares the chemistry behind her success this youth month

Success takes hard work, self-motivation and according to this young graduate, education is the steppingstone. Hard work and self-motivation. These are some of the secrets to success according…

Caps off to Twizza’s educational initiative

Caps off to Twizza’s educational initiative

Soft drink brand splashes cash on schools’ recycling project. Part and parcel of any thriving business is giving back – and nothing could be more evident than with Twizza, which…

Nal’ibali wins international prize for reading for joy

Nal’ibali wins international prize for reading for joy

South Africa’s Nal’ibali has been awarded The Joy of Reading Prize by the Systematic Joy of Reading in Denmark. Nal’ibali (isiXhosa for “here’s the story”) is…

The annual Take a Girl Child to Work campaign is back to inspire another generation of women leaders

The annual Take a Girl Child to Work campaign is back to inspire another generation of women leaders

Yesterday, thousands of girls across the country gain valuable first-hand work experience while participating in the Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day.   Author Megan Werner…

Former Public Protector’s big climb for a better future!

Former Public Protector’s big climb for a better future!

Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela is refusing to rest on her laurels! Instead, she’s spearheading a group of influential South African women as they climb Africa’s highest peak…

A-team collaboration spearheads cause to help and inspire breast cancer survivors

A-team collaboration spearheads cause to help and inspire breast cancer survivors

In a boost for SA’s breast cancer survivors, the former head of the Tygerberg Breast Clinic, Dr Justus Apffelstaedt, has teamed up with breast cancer support groups, Reach for…

R2.1m to 21 causes around SA – thanks, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet!

R2.1m to 21 causes around SA – thanks, MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet!

Many of us are used to swiping our MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet loyalty cards at the checkout counter – but few of us know what it means to communities in need. Over…

Kwikspace lives up to its name and changes lives of learners from overcrowded school

Kwikspace lives up to its name and changes lives of learners from overcrowded school

Kwikspace Modular Buildings lay a foundation to foster a climate of learning in the Western Cape.     School infrastructure, safety and finances are all issues within our education sector…

A determined young woman targets the Ironman 70.3 Durban to inspire an end to sexual abuse in SA

A determined young woman targets the Ironman 70.3 Durban to inspire an end to sexual abuse in SA

A motivated Philippa Dods takes aim at raising awareness towards the end of sexual abuse in SA.   “I believe that crime against women and girls is not only a…

On your marks, get set and go as runners break a sweat for the community in this years Women’s Challenge

On your marks, get set and go as runners break a sweat for the community in this years Women’s Challenge

Part of the race entry fee will be donated to the Sanitary Sistas initiative which provides much needed monthly sanitary pads to schoolgirls.   Thousands of runners are expected to…

Library promises new chapter in lives of impoverished Sea Vista community members

Library promises new chapter in lives of impoverished Sea Vista community members

Energy minister praises renewable energy sector’s contribution to socio-economic development. ST FRANCIS BAY – ENERGY minister Jeff Radebe praised the renewable energy sector’s contribution to socio-economic development…

Off the grid community garden initiative yields a rich harvest

Off the grid community garden initiative yields a rich harvest

Oliver’s Village, a non-profit organisation plants the seed of hope for a local community.   The garden at Oliver’s Village – named after Charles Dickens’ famous orphan…