Latest articles on Community

Community yoga as a labour of love

The Toolbox, founded and run by Nomzamo and Nosizwe Mji, offers community outreach yoga programmes, as well as regular studio classes

Using the COPC Toolkit to plan integrated healthcare delivery

The toolkit integrates data to better predict and respond to health needs in an area

We are not meant to be alone

"uKukhapha is the bedrock of isiNtu. This untranslatable notion of uMntu ngumntu ngabantu".

Striving for a malaria-free Africa

Communication Award for outreach and creating awareness by a team or individual

Open dialogues for multiple use water services

Maintaining water projects that communities have initiated is vital to keep them running

The ideal partner in multiple use water services

A public-private partnership working together with the water users themselves can deliver 'green growth'

Community standing on its own

Florence Negondeni and other residents of Tshakhuma went to the mountain and piped water to 4 000 people

Synthetic seventh heaven: the perils of chemsex

The dangers of "chemical sex" are many, including addiction, overdose and HIV infection, and the tally of victims is mounting, campaigners warn.

Social services: Charity begins at home

Our woefully inadequate welfare system begs a new, integrated approach from the government.

Make way for the wise man of Winterveldt

What kind of a book would the biography of the leader of Winterveldt, arguably the largest informal settlement in the southern hemisphere, make?

Diepsloot toddler killings: A community enraged

Residents of Diepsloot are baying for blood after the death of two toddlers in the area. And they say they are just as angry at the police.

R10m grant for co-operatives

Every year the first Saturday of July is celebrated as International Co-operatives Day.

R10m grant for co-operatives

Every year the first Saturday of July is celebrated as International Co-operatives Day.

Building community assets

CSI can make a difference, but can it make a measurable impact on an entire community?

Meeting fails to satisfy Alex housing protesters

Community members who are furious at the lack of sufficient housing and service delivery in Alexandra, north of Johannesburg, have met ward councillors to discuss their frustrations, which had led to public protests and the occupation of government-built homes earlier in the week.

vital information

The Mail & Guardian’s essential coverage of the ongoing coronavirus crisis is free to read for everyone.

If you would like to support us, please consider taking out a subscription.

Latest

Vaccine trial results due in December

If successful, it will then have to be manufactured and distributed

White men still rule and earn more

Women and black people occupy only a few seats at the JSE table, the latest PwC report has found

The PPE scandal that the Treasury hasn’t touched

Many government officials have been talking tough about dealing with rampant corruption in PPE procurement but the majority won't even release names of who has benefited from the R10-billion spend

Press Releases

WiMSA shines a light on the future of women in mining

Men in mining must begin to take it upon themselves to support the development of women in the industry

Department of Public Works and Infrastructure reveals second gender-based violence advocacy artwork

The men and boys of South Africa are important role players in this mission to ensure that women are respected, protected and treated equally

Empowering the voice of women in leadership to enable full participation in their roles in leadership and decision making

Sibanye-Stillwater has 13% female representation in its workforce and is actively working to achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

Surviving the tobacco ban

Nicotine is given as the ‘likely’ reason for lower Covid-19 infection rates but authorities still stress the health risk of smoking

Smokers hold thumbs for cigarette ban to be lifted

SATTA is worried about the impact of the ban on its own members activities and how the ban is helping black marketeers to make millions of rands illegally

Covid-19: Outlook on the economy, politics and labour

Old Mutual had experts unpack the effects of the pandemic and provide practical tips on how to deal with the financial impact of job losses and salary cuts

Opt-in to Popia

All business owners should take note: there is a lot of work ahead to ensure compliance with the POPI Act that has just come into effect

Capital Legacy talks life

The Covid-19 pandemic is revealing how few people actually sort their affairs to the benefit of their loved ones they leave behind when they pass on

The best local and international journalism

handpicked and in your inbox every weekday