TV series: ordinary people show the way

TV series: ordinary people show the way

The third episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, featuring up-and-coming musician Brandon Phillips, community farmer Jimmy Botha, and high school with a difference The Ethembeni Enrichment Centre, broadcasts on SABC 1 at 12h30 on Sunday, 6 November.
Telling inspirational South African stories

Telling inspirational South African stories

The second episode of Brand South Africa's Play Your Part TV series, featuring actress and comedienne Shimmy Isaacs, architect Mokena Makeka and showjumping pioneer Enos Mafokate, broadcasts on SABC 1 at 12h30 on Sunday.
Artists recycle

Artists recycle, re-evaluate ‘waste’

South African artists Hannelie Coetzee and Usha Seejarim, founders of the Such Initiative, are creating eco-conscious public art from waste to raise awareness about recycling.
Creating jobs

Creating jobs, tackling climate change

Climate change innovation is taking off in a big way in South Africa - as demonstrated by initiatives such as The Fresh Air Factory, a Durban-based community project that creates "green" products by recycling locally available materials.
SA extends eNaTIS system to Namibia

‘Blow the whistle on reckless driving’

South African motorists and members of the public should report reckless driving and unroadworthy vehicles by phoning 0861 400 800, Transport Minister Sbusiso Ndebele said at the launch of this year's Transport Month campaign.
SA companies urged to 'Adopt-a-School'

SA companies urged to ‘Adopt-a-School’

Community members braved rainy weather to gather in Butterworth in the Eastern Cape on the weekend for the national launch of the Accord on Basic Education and Partnerships with Schools campaign, which calls on businesses to "adopt" schools and donate facilities to them.
Rugby sewing initiative kicks off

Rugby sewing initiative kicks off

A resourceful new project called Touch Initiative is teaching unemployed seamstresses to manufacture rugby balls out of old billboards and plastic bags, thus creating jobs, helping the environment, and keeping rugby fever high.
Hope through hockey in Diepsloot

Hope through hockey in Diepsloot

Hockey coach Silver Malele is giving youngsters from Diepsloot township, north of Johannesburg, hope for a future beyond the dusty grounds on which they practice, and something positive to focus their energies on.
Online resources to help pupils

Partnering for better SA schools

Industry and community leaders have been called on to become partners in the School at the Centre of Community project (S@CC), which tackles educational challenges in South Africa.
Getting needy kids hooked on books

Getting needy kids hooked on books

The Bookshelf Project provides books and bookshelves to organisations that work with youngsters in poor communities, bringing the joy of reading to thousands of needy South African children.
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