Minister Blade Nzimande: 2017 University Fees Media Briefing

Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr. BE Nzimande's statement on Government's 2017 fee support to students from poor, working and middle class families Good morning ladies and gentlemen of the media, and thank you very much for making time to be here for this important announcement.

Our public universities are a significant national asset. They empower the next generation with skills and knowledge, and contribute significantly to the ability of our economy to compete globally through innovative and appropriate research.

Heartbeat Centre for Community Development: Up-Skill Community-Based OVC and Youth Programmes

Heartbeat Centre for Community Development is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that focuses on providing educational, material, health and social services to orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and their families in South Africa. Heartbeat exists to empower these OVC to reach their full potential, through quality service provision, development and capacity building. Its ultimate goal is to develop sustainable communities with the capacity to care for and protect the rights of these youth and their families.

Gordon Institute of Business Science: Social Entrepreneurship Programme

The flagship programme of the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Network for Social Entrepreneurs, the Social Entrepreneurship Programme (SEP), is designed to blend world-class business expertise with the complexities of social change. It is designed for leaders who are looking for the skills, tools and resources needed to build and run an effective social enterprise. Classes provide a platform for passionate debate and a space where the diverse worlds of entrepreneurs, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), business and government meet.

As an SEP delegate you will:

Call for Applications: MINDS East Africa Civic Education Workshop in Elections and Governance

The Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is a continental institute that seeks to address the short, medium, and long-term development challenges in Africa in a holistic and comprehensive manner.

MINDS is calling for applications for the East ‪Africa‬ Regional Civic Education Workshop in ‪‎Elections‬ and ‪‎Governance.

The workshop will take place in February 2016.

SAHA: Advocacy Officer

South African History Archive (SAHA) is a nonprofit organisation committed to documenting and raising awareness of past struggles against apartheid, as well as ongoing struggles in the making of democracy in South Africa. In line with this central mission, SAHA's Freedom of Information Programme (FOIP), launched in 2001, is dedicated to using the Promotion of Access to Information Act, 2000 (PAIA) to extend the boundaries of access to information in South Africa.
SAHA seeks to appoint an Advocacy Officer based in Johannesburg.

Carpenter's Shop: Business Development Manager

The Carpenter’s Shop is a charitable organisation operating in the heart of Cape Town. It is based at 14A Roeland Street, which has been a venue for developing people’s skills since the 19th century. Today, the Carpenter’s Shop offers security and support combined with practical skills training that enable our clients to rise above their circumstances and, in some cases, reconnect with their families.
The Carpenter's Shop seeks to appoint a Business Development Manager, based in Cape Town. The Business Development Manager will develop their Social Enterprises.

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

Adonis Musati Project: Fundraiser

The Adonis Musati Project (AMP) was named after a young Zimbabwean man who died of starvation on the streets of Cape Town while queuing to get his asylum papers. The project strives to empower marginalised refugees and migrants in South Africa through fostering sustainable support networks and encouraging personal development that achieves lasting change.

AMP seeks to appoint a part-time Fundraiser to further expand its existing institutional and private donor base. This position is based in Cape Town.

BUSKAID Benefit Concert in Aid of The Asha Trust for Early Childhood Development

ASHA Trust is a not for profit organisation that establishes and supports formal and home-based early childhood centres in economically challenged communities.

ASHA Trust is hosting a BUSKAID Benefit Concert on 11 April 2015 in Parktown.

BUSKAID string ensemble performs special concert for a good cause, join the ASHA Trust  for early childhood development for a night of musical inspiration to benefit preschool education in needy communities.

Tickets/Fee: R180 for adults and R125 for children, Book now at Computicket.


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