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Well-known local artist, Alexander Krenz, will auction some of his best works on the 9th of July 2009 in order to offer South Africans the chance to be involved in the State of the World Forum. Inviting governments, businesses and activist groups to make a contribution to…
KZN and Durban in particular is fast becoming the global gateway to Africa as the Dube Tradeport and new King Shaka airport reach completion. The province has the highest export propensity, as well as the highest level of industrialization in the country, second only to Gauteng in terms…
Saturday, 23 July 2011 14:30

70, 000 kids receive school shoes

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Over 70 000 school children have received new school shoes across Gauteng through a community initiative that recognises the need to answer basic needs in order to ensure successful learning. Securing a tender with the Gauteng Department of Social Services from July 2008, uJima Bakoena Shoe Cooperative…
Saturday, 23 July 2011 14:30

Appeal for relief for flood victims

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Over 20,000 people have been affected by floods as the 'Cape of Storms' was lashed by wind and rain over the last several days. On Monday the Lourens River in Strand and Liesbeek River outside the city burst their banks. Floods also hit suburbs such as Newlands,…
Saturday, 23 July 2011 14:30

Do It Day appeals for social activists

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Individuals from across South Africa will be taking part in the largest ever day of social activism on the 18th of September 2009, not only offering help to those in need, but also empowering themselves by giving back. Non-profit networking organisation, GreaterGood SA has challenged individuals across…
The continuing increase in greenhouse gases worldwide will have a devastating impact on Africa’s agricultural production, reducing it by 50% by 2020, a grim prospect that requires local government across Africa to take action in the preservation of the environment for the future. Research by the Intergovernmental…
Rural economic development depends on community-led solutions says the National Development Agency. By contributing R124 billion to South Africa’s GDP last year alone, agriculture offers rural South Africans the key to economic development. By harnessing the power of secondary industry and in particular processing sunflower seeds for…
Contact Details Name : Makgodu Tsehloane Company : National Development Agency Phone :011 018 5500 / 083 444 4114 Email : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. URL : www.nda.org.za The Eastern Cape’s high unemployment rate of 28% calls for drastic measures to ensure job…
Despite the promising economic growth that South Africa enjoyed before the current economic downturn, poverty still persists across the country both in urban and rural areas. With South Africa’s unemployment rate estimated at 23.5% and a slowing growth rate due to the economic recession, South Africans need to look…
Mpumalanga - 167 farmers have received training to take part in the production of biofuel, with the aim of creating alternative fuel for South Africa and employing 4150 people when the project is in full production. Currently, 83 of these 167 farmers have benefited from the biofuel…
The PET plastic industry in South Africa has injected R60 million into recycling in South Africa, effectively doubling recycling tonnage in the past four years, a feat made possible through effective industry cooperation. Considering this success a positive step towards SA’s PET recycling goals, PETCO, the PET recycling…
The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) will host a group art exhibition with the theme “Cancer a 2nd Chance” to help spread awareness about cancer. The art exhibition will be held at the William Humprey’s Art Galley in Kimberley from 1 to 22 October 2009. …

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