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Tackling South Africa’s current diabetes crisis

Tackling South Africa’s current diabetes crisis

Recent studies have indicated that the Covid-19 pandemic has amplified the widespread influx of diagnosed diabetes cases in South Africa. Studies conducted in 2021, thus far, have also indicated that the prevalence of diabetes is higher in KwaZulu-Natal than anywhere else in South Africa.

GBVF: It Stops Now!

GBVF: It Stops Now!

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is the annual international campaign which takes place between 25 November (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) and 10 December (Human Rights Day).

Child Protection: Where policy meets justice

Child Protection: Where policy meets justice

Violence against children remains a significant challenge facing South Africa. Despite extensive efforts to reduce violence against children, the legacy of violence and inequality in the country make curbing the scourge a complex endeavour.

Fighting For Dignity – Hon. Lindiwe Zulu: Minister of Social Development

Fighting For Dignity – Hon. Lindiwe Zulu: Minister of Social Development

Honourable Lindiwe Zulu is the Minister of Social Development and served as Minister of Small Business Development between 2014 and 2019. Previously, Hon. Zulu took on the role of International Relations Special Advisor to the President, and also served as the Head of Communication for the PAN African women’s organisation, in Angola, in 1988.

Eastern Cape: Working towards water security

Eastern Cape: Working towards water security

The Agri SA Disaster Relief Foundation has been established to relieve the plight of farmers and farm workers as drought conditions persist. This fund channels donations from the public to assist farmers with feed after being affected by natural disasters.

Edward (Eddie) Ndopu: Reinventing Activism Globally

Edward (Eddie) Ndopu: Reinventing Activism Globally

Today, Ndopu is a South African award-winning activist, humanitarian, and public intellectual. He is also one of seventeen eminent global advocates appointed by the Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Sustainable Development Goals. He has also served as a Special Advisor to RTW Investments — a leading investor in scientific and medical innovation.

COVID Update: Third Shot’s A Charm?

COVID Update: Third Shot’s A Charm?

On 15 October the Minister of Health announced that South African teens would be eligible to receive their jab. This followed a recommendation by the Vaccine Ministerial Advisory Committee which was supported by Health MECs and Cabinet.

Meet Nomfundo Mcoyi, Founder & CEO of Icebolethu Group

Meet Nomfundo Mcoyi, Founder & CEO of Icebolethu Group

Icebolethu Group has been in business since 2009. The company was founded by Nomfundo Mcoyi who is also the GCEO of the organisation. Icebolethu Group currently has over 100 branches in and around KwaZuluNatal and has recently opened a head office and a customer service centre in Kempton Park, Gauteng.

Disinfecting The Muscle of UV and Ozone

Disinfecting The Muscle of UV and Ozone

Xylem’s Wedeco brand has transformed the industry by drastically reducing the carbon footprint of water treatment plants around the world with highly-efficient, reliable and environmentally-friendly technologies.

The digital future of healthcare in SA

The digital future of healthcare in SA

The pandemic has heightened the demand for healthcare services across the globe. Locally, it has laid bare the challenges that plague the healthcare sector in South Africa. These include shortages of healthcare personnel, delays in accessing healthcare, and inadequate access to medicines, equipment, and technology.

African Industrialisation Meets All-Round Awareness This Month

African Industrialisation Meets All-Round Awareness This Month

Each year, our country commemorates National Disability Rights Awareness Month, which links up with the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3 December. The Disability Awareness Month offers an opportunity for us to actively work on removing the barriers that individuals with physical, mental, cognitive, sensory, emotional, and/or developmental impairments experience daily.

Meet Thembelihle Mbatha – The Bold CFO Behind CSOS

Meet Thembelihle Mbatha – The Bold CFO Behind CSOS

Thembelihle Mbatha, Chief Financial Officer at Community Schemes Ombud Service (CSOS), was the winner of the 2018 Oliver Empowerment Public Sector Leader Award. She is also the founder of a family NPO which is called the Maji-Mbatha Foundation – providing mentorship to young girls and boys from disadvantaged communities.

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