Safe & healthy food for all Kenyans - we’re almost there!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Sept. 13, 2021, 5:48 a.m.

Thanks to YOU and the thousands of Kenyans who called on the government to ban toxic pesticides in our food, we are one step closer to our goal!

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Slow Food promotes agroecology as the agriculture of the future

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 6, 2021, 1:02 p.m.

The Building Local Economies in East Africa Through Agroecology project is finished.

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19th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture Announcement

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 28, 2021, 5:51 p.m.

The 19th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture will be delivered on 25 August 2021 by the outgoing Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, whose term ended on 15 …

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Imperial enhances its digital supply chain offering in Africa

riaan@wecanchange.co.za March 12, 2021, 8:11 p.m.

Imperial is proud to announce that Vitalliance, its joint venture with technology provider One Network Enterprises, has been selected to steward the OpenLMIS platform serving nine countries in Africa, beginning …

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Bryan Habana and Land Rover support Red Cross in Coronavirus pandemic

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Jan. 13, 2021, 5:40 p.m.

Rugby legend and Land Rover Ambassador Bryan Habana has visited a British Red Cross centre in London to thank staff and volunteers for their work during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Leading premium education group launches world’s 1st online school with access to over 60 campuses

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 6, 2020, 6:34 p.m.

In a global first for the education industry, Inspired Education becomes the largest premium international group to take education online with the launch of King’s College Online.

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DAVID BECKHAM TRAVELS TO THE FUTURE TO ANNOUNCE THE END OF MALARIA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Dec. 3, 2020, 9:16 p.m.

A striking short film video featuring David Beckham was launched today to help reignite hope that collectively, we as global citizens are capable of uniting to defeat the world’s oldest …

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World Fisheries Day: Leading the sustainable fisheries sector

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 22, 2020, 4:56 p.m.

Safeguarding our fisheries is one of the most important environmental topics of our time. Recent research has alarmingly highlighted that more than two-thirds of the world's fisheries have been over-exploited …

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Louisenthal Wins “IACA Award for Best New Environmental Sustainability Project”

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Nov. 18, 2020, 4:21 p.m.

Today, Louisenthal won the Award for the Best New Environmental Sustainability Project by the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA).

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Decolonising international development!

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 20, 2020, 11:01 a.m.

International development practitioners and organisations should question how they can decolonise their work by adopting African-led solutions, says Ivorian-American Stephanie Kimou, founder and principal consultant at Population Works Africa.

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GIVENGAIN BECOMES FULLY DISTRIBUTED ORGANISATION

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 6, 2020, 1:44 p.m.

Global charity fundraising platform GivenGain has given its employees carte blanche to choose where they want to work from in future.

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Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines Partner on their 40th Humanitarian Delivery Flight

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Oct. 2, 2020, 8:28 p.m.

Boeing and Ethiopian Airlines recently launched their 40th humanitarian delivery flight when the airline’s new 787 Dreamliner departed Everett, Wash., carrying more than 20,000 pounds of humanitarian supplies.

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U.S. CARES Act offers hope for local NPOs, universities

riaan@wecanchange.co.za Aug. 5, 2020, 8:33 a.m.

Many South African non-profit organisations (NPOs) and universities are struggling due to diminished funding – but a change in United States tax law offers a glimmer of hope for some.

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Ministers welcome Commonwealth interventions to rebuild hard-hit sport sector

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 28, 2020, 2:45 p.m.

Commonwealth collaboration is vital to the recovery of the sport sector which has suffered a crushing blow from essential measures to stem the spread of COVID-19.

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TEAMING UP WITH ATLAS FOUNDATION FOR MANDELA DAY

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 26, 2020, 5:54 p.m.

Africa celebrates Mandela Day every July 18th to honour Madiba’s birthday and encourage everyone to give just 67 minutes of their time or 67 Rands to a good cause.

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A brave new world: Building back better from COVID-19

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 21, 2020, 5:52 p.m.

COVID-19 is a human tragedy that has irrevocably impacted on the day-to-day lives of vast swathes of humanity. By early July 2020, almost 13 million cases of the disease had …

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18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture: Inequality Defines Our Time

riaan@wecanchange.co.za July 18, 2020, 5:41 p.m.

The Nelson Mandela Foundation partnered with the United Nations (UN) today in hosting the 18th Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, delivered by UN Secretary-General António Guterres on the theme Tackling the …

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Uber & Mastercard provide 120,000 trips to frontline workers in MEA

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 22, 2020, 6:15 p.m.

The partnership with Mastercard is setting the benchmark for Uber across the MEA region. Mastercard has committed 120,000 free trips and meals to those supporting communities across the Middle East …

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How to prevent the COVID-19 pandemic from becoming a hunger epidemic

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 21, 2020, 6:37 p.m.

Before COVID-19, 135 million were experiencing hunger so severe that it threatened their lives and livelihoods. Now with COVID-19, that number could double by the end of 2020.

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World must continue to fight the invisible infection of corruption - Secretary-General

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 17, 2020, 7:14 p.m.

Countries’ response to Covid-19, their long-term development and the meeting of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are all threatened by the “invisible infection” of corruption, the Commonwealth Secretary-General has warned.

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Commonwealth academies statement on climate change, biodiversity and sustainable energy

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 10, 2020, 6:12 p.m.

COVID-19 has had a profound impact across the globe, affecting health and health services, impacting the global economy, and exacerbating social and economic inequalities.

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The McKenna-Travers Award for Compassionate Conservation - Call for applications 2020

riaan@wecanchange.co.za June 5, 2020, 7:10 p.m.

International wildlife charity Born Free is delighted to announce that applications for the McKenna-Travers Award for Compassionate Conservation (MTA) 2020 are now being accepted.

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Commonwealth health ministers agree to share advice and solutions in coronavirus battle

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 20, 2020, 6:31 p.m.

Commonwealth health ministers have agreed to coordinate their response in tackling the coronavirus pandemic.

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Commonwealth Secretary-General urges breaking the silence on International Day against Homophobia, B

riaan@wecanchange.co.za May 19, 2020, 6:43 p.m.

International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia takes place on 17 May.

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What Now, of the Kilimanjaro Mountain Crew?

riaan@wecanchange.co.za April 28, 2020, 3:57 p.m.

How a tiny African non-profit and its Partner climbing companies are taking steps to help the lives of thousands of Kilimanjaro guides and porters during this virus crisis.

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