BBBEE Training for Fundraisers

Maximise your fundraising potential! Black economic empowerment (BBEEE) deals undertaken by the JSE’s 100 largest companies have channelled nearly R52bn to NGOs and PBOs and various charities.

Is your organization making the most of these BBBEE funding opportunities?

Do you understand what funders are looking for in a proposal?

Are you losing out to similar NGOs in your sector?

Learn how to increase and maximize your BBBEE funding potential!

Master Class in Public Service Excellence

USB-Ed’s Impumelelo: The Stellenbosch Academy for Social Innovations Centre, in partnership with the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, are bringing project presenters in water, sanitation, recycling, and waste management from the e’Thekwini and Drakenstein Municipalities to present to a key group of public managers drawn from the Gauteng municipalities and region. 

Call for Papers: Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa

Health Economic and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD) is a self-funded, applied research unit based at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban. HEARD conducts a range of research-from pure to applied- seeking to support all those intent on designing interventions to reduce the HIV pandemic in all sectors  in  the  SADC and East Africa region. Its research agenda is driven by current issues and is aimed at producing knowledge and evidence critical to informed policies and actions.

Innovations in HIV Prevention in Africa

African Youth Day Conference 2011

The Organisation of African Youth (OAYouth) is the youth platform for information exchange, forum for debate on African issues and a network of future political, corporate, academic, literary, religious and traditional leaders in all African contexts.

The African Youth Day was declared and adopted by the African Union (AU) in 2006 to be commemorated on 1 November each year. It has since evolved as the most powerful platform of young people of Africa.

Joe Slovo Foundation to be Launched

The family of late struggle icon Joe Slovo has announced the establishment of the Joe Slovo Foundation, an initiative aimed at helping the government to deal with the housing backlog and improve access to education.

According to Martin Dolny, Slovo’s brother-in-law and the foundation’s fundraiser, the foundation will give priority for supporting the expansion of housing cooperatives to expedite the housing delivery, as well as legal and professional services.

CCEDU Launches Elections SMS Platform

NGOs, under the Citizens Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU), have launched a short messaging service (SMS) platform to receive complaints regarding the ongoing elections.

Godwin Byaruhanga, an official from CCEDU, says the campaign will involve appealing to the public to vote candidates basing on their ability to address social issues and not those who give them freebies.

NGOs Call on Mubarak to Dissolve Parliament

Three Egyptian NGOs have called President Hosny Mubarak, to dissolve the newly- elected parliament because of ‘alleged election fraud’.

The Independent Coalition for Elections' Observation released video footage of what it says was bribery, ballot cards being forged and violence at different polling stations across the country.

One of the videos, taken by members of the NGOs, purports to show a 12-year-old boy casting a ballot, while another shows a five-year- old who was allegedly shot in his feet near a polling station in southern Egypt.

Govt’s Proposed Electricity Mix Criticised

The government’s integrated resource plan (IRP) for this year has been heavily criticised, largely by civil society, which say it would be disastrous for the economy and the environment.

A number of NGOs and community groups, which participated in the Department of Energy public hearings recently, called on the state to scrap the plan and to start the process again.


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