Feb 11

#ActivateSONA 2016

With the first State Of The Nation on Thursday evening, we took it Twitter and asked people their thoughts, predictions, expectations and what the general feeling was about the President’s address.

Feb 11

SA Youth Predicts SoNA

With everything that has taken place in South Africa in the past year, the State of the Nation Address (SoNA) 2016 is, without doubt, the most anticipated event at the moment. The suspense will finally come to an end this evening as President Jacob Zuma will take a stand to report on the current political …

Feb 11

Moments Away From Sona

Because we are in election season, the President has a lot of confidence boosting to do. It seems as though he will have to boost everyone’s confidence during the address.

Jan 22

Unleash Greatness Within

The inaugural youth and community development initiative Unleash Greatness Within campaign aims to donate 100 school uniforms for primary and high schools in Inanda, Ntuzuma and KwaMashu townships.

Jan 19

Turning a love of farming into a successful business enterprise

Africa needs more women entrepreneurs helping to address the continent’s food security challenges, and one such entrepreneur is Innocentia Maine, the founder of MIS Poultry Farm in South Africa. She is taking her love of farming and building a poultry business that she sees as the first step in creating a multi-faceted successful agribusiness of …

Jan 14


The compassionate teacher shared a girl in her class who walked with broken shoes to school throughout winter. That painful story propelled Adams and Osman to start on the 5th of October Walk a Child to School campaign.

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