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Giving for Hope Foundation to save over 10 600 jobs through SMME loans

30 April 2020. The Giving For Hope Foundation (GFHF) is currently reviewing 844 applications for loans worth R420-million and is looking to significantly grow its loan-based lifeline for struggling Small, Medium and Micro Enterprises (SMMEs). This is expected to save…

RBM commits R1.5 M for community food security and water supply

RBM has announced a commitment of R1.5 million to meet critical food security, water and health needs in its mine communities in the face of the COVID19 crisis. The company pledged the funds at the opening of the uMhlathuze municipal…

Opinion thought leader piece: The significance of addressing SA’s COVID-19 pandemic locally and naturally

Burt Rodrigues, CEO of Biodx shares his insights into fighting infection during the COVID-19 pandemic When Burt Rodrigues, CEO of Biodx thought of ‘worst case scenarios’ whilst developing his products, his mind went to whole cities where an outbreak of…

LOCKDOWN RELIEF SECURED FOR DESTITUTE WASTE PICKERS COUNTRYWIDE

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries in partnership with the packaging industry have secured a plan to assist waste pickers who have lost their livelihoods during the national lockdown period. “Working with industry and the waste reclaimers associations we…

Tongaat Hulett and Southern Lodestar Foundation tend to hygiene and nutrition needs in wake of Coronavirus

With the coronavirus putting severe strain on hygiene and nutrition resources, agro-processing group Tongaat Hulett and Southern Lodestar Foundation are distributing thousands of hand sanitiser kits and instant porridge packs in KwaZulu-Natal. As the government battles the possibility of a…

Letter of hope, COVID-19

“Hope is a mystery that forseen the beauty and the victory of the future. It is hope that testifies in our hearts that our nation will overcome this deadly virus. Our blessed and beautiful nation has been through a lot…

CARNEGIE HALL POSTPONES 2020 DEBUT TOUR TO SOUTH AFRICA BY ITS NATIONAL YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA-NYO JAZZ

Tour Postponed Due To Effects of COVID-19 NYO Jazz Originally Scheduled to Perform in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Makhanda, and Bloemfontein from June 24-July 7, 2020 (April 2, 2020; NEW YORK, NY)—Carnegie Hall today announced that—due to the effects of COVID-19…

#CoronavirusSA: Gift Of The Givers Launch Crowdfund To Support Doctors On The Frontline

In the face of the potential pandemic, The Gift of The Givers are issuing a call to action to all South African citizens, private & corporate, individuals and companies, to come together and support the medical staff and facilities on…

Registration for the 22nd Annual Durban Business Fair is open

Registration for the 22nd Annual Durban Business Fair is open EThekwini Municipality has announced that the registration for interested businesses to participate in the Annual Durban Business Fair is now open until 29 May. The prestigious fair takes place from…

Joko International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, consumers demonstrated their support to #EndDomesticSilence Joko in partnership with POWA (People Opposing Women Abuse) broke the silence this International Women’s Day and stood together to fight domestic violence against women in South Africa. South Africa…

You And Your Car Can Get Home Safe After A Big Night Out

During 2018/2019, SAPS reported almost 83 000 cases of drunk driving – and that’s just the ones who were caught (those of us who opted for the “back roads” escaped). South Africa has some of the worst road traffic injury stats…

Head’s up Africa. You’ve Been Phished

Of all the countries surveyed, Kenyans (75%) and South Africans (74%) were the most concerned about the risk of cyber crime JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 19, 2020/ — Key findings: 53% of Africans surveyed think that trusting emails from people…

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