UNICEF and Unilever partner for healthy schools
5 August 2015 - The health, sanitation and well-being of learners at schools is a key priority of UNICEF, both nationally and globally. In an environment of poor sanitation facilities in schools, children are unable to fulfil their educational potential.
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Yvonne Chaka Chaka honoured
31 March 2015 - In recognition of her 10 year anniversary working on humanitarian issues with the UN as Roll Back Malaria Goodwill Ambassador and as UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for East & Southern Africa, renowned singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka was honored.
Santam’s 2015 Child Art Calendar promotes children’s rights
18 December 2014 - Thanks to a unique partnership between UNICEF South Africa and Santam, ‘children’s rights’ was chosen as the theme for the insurer’s 2014 Child Art Project.
Teaming up for children: All Blacks and UNICEF
20 June 2014 - Today, two of the world’s biggest global brands are launching an international partnership around a common vision: using the power of sport to change the lives of children, families and communities.
Santam and UNICEF spotlight Children's Rights through Art
21 March 2014 - As South Africa celebrates Human Rights Day on Friday, 21 March, it's significant to note that this year marks the 25th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Katy Perry is UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador
3 December 2013 – At a special event today at UNICEF Headquarters, global pop superstar Katy Perry was appointed UNICEF’s newest Goodwill Ambassador, with a special focus on engaging young people in the agency’s work.
Santam and UNICEF partner to promote quality education and safer schools
13 March 2013 – Santam today partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the Department of Education in Mpumalanga to promote safer schools and quality education in the province.
Unilever Foundation and UNICEF partner for Health
31 October 2012 – The Unilever Foundation and UNICEF today joined forces to promote behaviour change related to hygiene and sanitation practices, and strengthen the capacity of school and health professionals in South Africa.
Unique art supports UNICEF
Looking for an unusual and special gift? Hunting for a unique piece to grace your home or business? Consider this: an authentic, beautifully presented artwork, displaying part of the original fence that surrounded Robben Island Prison.
Penguins and reindeers rally to help children
What do friendly reindeers, cute penguins, chubby Santas and cuddly teddies have in common? They’re all adorable soft toys on sale at Mr Price Home stores now – to help raise funds for UNICEF and the Red Cap Foundation.
Sport for Development scores a goal at Senaoane
August 2011 - A healthy body, a healthy mind. This is one of the philosophies behind the Sports for Development programme, which in now in its fourth year at Senaoane Secondary School in Soweto.
Discovery and UNICEF helping to close the gap in access to childhood vaccination
13 April 2011 - Supporting the National Department of Health’s goal of eradicating preventable childhood diseases, UNICEF, in partnership with Discovery, launched Discovery UNICEF Immunise SA today.
Tshedi Mholo - devoted to children in need
13 July 2010 - Tshedi Mholo, UNICEF Celebrity Advocate in South Africa, cups her hands around a mug of steaming hot chocolate on a very cold winter morning in Johannesburg. It is less than 48 hours after Spain conquered Netherlands in the final match ..
South Africa celebrates World Literacy Day
Nearly five million South Africans are illiterate. According to the Minister of Education, about 54% of the population have not completed an adequate level of education.
UNICEF and STIXX Marketing announce partnership
Stixx Marketing (Pty) Ltd has announced the launch of a skin-friendly sticker for sports fans which will be sold in a variety of locations with proceeds expected to benefit UNICEF and its work in the development of vulnerable children in South Africa.
UNICEF Celebrity Advocates visit Makgofe Secondary School, Limpopo Province
Feb 2008, Limpopo… UNICEF Celebrity Advocates Nicole Fox and KB Ngakane, both well-known tv and radio personalities, and Tshedi Mholo, lead singer of Malaika, were the special guests of UNICEF at the Makgofe Secondary School in Makgofe Village, Limpopo.
Robben Island Media Kidocracy Konfrence ends
11 Dec 2007 - The five-day Media Kidocracy Konference, organised by Bush Radio in association with UNICEF, celebrated 18th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, children’s right to participation and issues affecting children in Africa.
Media Kidocracy Konfrence 2007
5 to 10 December: Robben Island, Cape Town. Celebrating the 18th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the international Children’s day of broadcasting.
8th Media Kidocracy Konfrence opens today on Robben Island
5 December - In a youthful celebration of freedom and democracy, young people from South Africa and the African continent will converge on Robben Island from 5-10 December to take part in the eighth annual Bush Radio Media Kidocracy Konfrence.
Danny K visits UNICEF South Africa’s Country Office
16 October 2007 - Danny K, renowned contemporary South African music artist visited UNICEF's Country Office to meet staff and to discuss his future support for UNICEF's work with children in South Africa.
Stars Line up to endorse Let’s Play a Million Campaign
Johannesburg, 1 May 2007…More than 20 big name South African celebrities have endorsed the UNICEF and SuperSport Let’s Play a Million campaign, urging the public to donate one soccer ball to help improve children’s lives through sport.
2 to 4 February 2005: Africa Unite Symposium
Artists, activists and young people celebrate Bob Marley's 60th birthday