Today’s philanthropists have a much more interventionist interpretation of their role. They know that a cheque can only get you so far.
African philanthropy is said to be about understanding the issues facing the communities to be served.
Billionaires in Africa are stepping forward to give back to their communities, but is it more than charity?
Patrice Motsepe's huge financial pledge to help less fortunate South Africans has set a new benchmark for South African philanthropists.
Patrice Motsepe has signalled a major realignment of the landscape of South African philanthropy.
Africa is changing. There are signs of new energies, interests, actors and wealth, writes Neville Gabriel.
In Africa, everyone is both a philanthropist and a recipient of philanthropy. Nothing is more unAfrican than being left to bury a loved one alone.