A collaborative campaign between McCann Worldgroup Johannesburg, Picture Tree and the Tears Foundation is helping in creating awareness about child abuse – and giving young children a much-needed voice in the #MeToo conversation. The #MeToo movement gained prominence late in 2017, when the hashtag sparked frank and meaningful exchanges about the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace.
The South African government on Friday said there is an increase in the renewable energy investment and they want to see more money put in the energy sector. This was said by South Africa's Energy Minister Jeff Radebe speaking at a stakeholder engagement in Johannesburg on Friday.
A renewed surge in attacks on armoured trucks that transport vast amounts of money between retailers and banks is hurting South Africa's economy, given that the bulk of transactions in the country are still conducted in hard cash, industry officials said this week. Cash-in-transit attacks had been on the wane after peaking at 467 in 2006/07, but have spiked higher again over the past year.
One of KwaZulu-Natal's finest musical talents, Thokozani Mhlambi, is set to perform a once-off concert in Johannesburg this June. Known professionally as Dr Thokozani Mhlambi, this South African composer, cellist and cultural thinker is set to dazzle Joburg audiences with his musical showcase: Zulu Song Cycle – having just performed at Cape Town's Baxter Theatre recently.
Four years ago, after signing up for “My Green Home” – an effort by the Green Building Council of South Africa to make buildings more energy efficient – her family saw their house in the middle-class suburb of Pinelands retrofitted with energy saving LED lights, low-flow showerheads and roof-top solar panels, as well as winter insulation. As part of the green makeover, the family also learned to cut their energy use by hanging laundry out to dry rather than using a tumble dryer, switching off appliances that aren't being used, and switching to washing laundry with cold water.
In March 2018, privately owned Primedia Group , one of South Africa's most predominant names in broadcasting, cinema and entertainment, appointed Omar Essack as its new CEO. Previously, Essack served as the CEO of Primedia Broadcasting , the group's largest division, where he spearheaded the repositioning of the organization's radio assets, which include four radio stations and its online news publishing site, EWN [Eyewitness News], in total reaching an estimated 3 million people weekly on FM and another 3 million online.
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