International Day of the Girl: Duchess of Sussex continues to fight for Gender Equality

Meghan Markle is continuing to fight for gender equality. The Duchess of Sussex took to Instagram to share an important message on International Day of the Girl. "Today is International #DayoftheGirl, a day observed globally and created by the United Nations to acknowledge the gender inequality that...

Sarah Langa Mackay rubbing shoulders with David Beckham

Fashion and beauty influencer Sarah took to her Instagram to show some videos and images from the exclusive Haig club beach party hosted in Scotland by the legendary soccer player David Beckham. “Adventure awaits with my #HaigClubSA family as witness breathtaking views and scenery that Scotland has to offer! My adventurous spirit has been activated by @HaigClub once more!

Sudan gets first female chief justice

For the first time a woman has been chosen as the chief justice in Sudan. The Sovereign Council, which is made up of civilian and military officials, confirmed that Supreme Court judge Neemat Abdulllah would head the country's judiciary. Although only two of the 11-member Sovereign Council in charge of Sudan are women,...

Media Monitoring brings back its annual Media Freedom week

Media Freedom Week is an action-packed series of events that serve as an opportunity for those in the media industry to ponder, probe and interrogate some of the key media-related issues of the moment. Each early evening event (18h00 - 20h00) is free and open to the public taking place from the 21st of October to the 24th.

Twitter CEO heads to SA to meet entrepreneurs

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is heading to South Africa in November 2019 to meet with tech entrepreneurs.   Dorsey, in a recent tweet, announced that he'll be visiting Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria and South Africa for the duration of the month. It is not clear when he will be in South Africa. According to its website, Twitter has offices in...

Afrika Tikkun Empowering Young Minds

The competition challenged young people’s aptitudes on critical thinking and general knowledge Afika Tikkun hosted its official quiz and debate competition in Braamfontein at one of the organisation’s centres — Uthando Centre. The competition was also in line with the organisation’s celebration of 25 years in partnership with South Africa. The purpose of the...

Eldos FM, Gauteng Health Department offer free health screening

Breast cancer diagnosis among South African women is increasing and it is one of the most common cancers in the country. It is the most prevalent cancer amongst white and Asian women and the second most common cancer among black and coloured women. With October being breast cancer awareness month, Eldos FM in association with...

Starbucks goes vegan, introduces new spring flavours

Yesterday (October 3, 2019) Starbucks in Rosebank held an exclusive pumpkin spice coffee tasting, introducing new spring flavours and new vegan options. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rAPs9VCWc0E SAPN was there & spoke to Ishan Natalie - Central Operations specialists for Starbucks SA Exclusive Starbucks new flavour coffee tasting...

SABC gets partial bailout

Communications Minister, Stella Ndabeni Abrahams has just announced that the SABC will be receiving two-point-one billion rand on Monday as part of the three-point-two billion rand bail out. Ndabeni-Abrahams says of the eight preconditions by National Treasury, the SABC has fully met five, partially met two, whilst one has not been. Communications Minister Stella...

Soweto, Mamelodi home experience ahead of Shell Helix Ultra Cup

Home is a place filled with rich history and great memories. Mamelodi which means mother of melody is a township situated in Pretoria filled with rich history dating back to the. The township is the home to one of the biggest soccer teams in South Africa, Mamelodi Sundowns. With...