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Premier David Makhura pledges support for Memeza Shout!

Premier David Makhura pledged his support of Memeza Shout Crime Prevention Projects in #‎GautengSOPA 2016: “We are committed to build safe and secure communities through strengthening relations between communities and the police. In this regard, we will support the Memeza Community Police Alarm system developed by Ms Thuli Mthethwa. This innovation was developed at the The Innovation Hub in order to find solutions to some of our community policing challenges. It is currently being piloted in Diepsloot where it has made a big difference.” “Madame Speaker we are committed to building safer communities and we will do everything to ensure that the Gauteng City is safer!”

Memeza selected as a Top 40 National Gazelles!


Memeza is excited to announce that we have been chosen as one of the Top 40 National Gazelles, as announced by the Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu yesterday. Selected from 1,700 applicants, the National Gazelles Top 40 are among South Africa’s most promising SMEs, with the potential to grow into significant players in their industry, create jobs, foster innovation and build value for South Africa.

Memeza CEO, Thuli Mthethwa and Minister of Small Business Development, Lindiwe Zulu at the National Gazelles Top 40 launch event that took place on the 19th of July 2016.

Memeza part of the Vodacom Change the World progamme for a 2nd Year!Thank you Vodacom!!!


05 July 2016

Vodacom Change the World stimulates a culture of volunteerism in SA

Today, Vodacom revealed 20 fascinating volunteers that will take part in the 2016 edition of Vodacom Change the World (VCtW), drawn from across South Africa’s nine provinces. These volunteers traded their jobs to plough back their skills in Non-Profit Organisations (NPO) for a year, to touch the lives of ordinary people and help bolster the good work NPO’s are doing in the country. Change the World is part of Vodafone’s ‘World of Difference’ programme that is run in more than 19 countries across the globe. The initiative underscores the importance of partnerships between the private sector and NPOs in the pursuit of the common goal of building a better life for all. This is the 6th year that VCtW will be running in South Africa.

Maya Makanjee, Chief Officer Corporate Affairs at Vodacom explained that:

“We are proud of the work we’ve done in this country through the CtW programme to encourage and stimulate the culture of volunteerism. These 20 volunteers, including one Vodacom staff member have been selected from more than 5,000 entries. To show that we put our money where our mouth is, to date we’ve spent more than R35 million on project funds, salaries and grants to the NPOs.”  This group will bring to a total of 82 volunteers who have been working at different charities across the country since 2010, delivering more than 100 projects. They are medical doctors, lawyers, marketers, social workers, psychologists and speech and occupational therapists. The work they will be doing for the next 12 months will impact people’s lives in areas such as Kliptown in Soweto, Khayelitsha in Cape Town, Mdantsane near East London, Upington, Hartswater, Hoedspruit and Sweetwaters, to mention a few.  

“The quality of candidates that this programme continues to attract shows that there are many South African professionals out-there who are yearning to invest their skills to transform local NPOs. VCtW was set out with this purpose in mind, for professionals to utilise their skills to reach-out to NPOs in order to turn them around so they can be sustainable and impactful,” Makanjee concluded.

Issued on behalf of: Maya Makanjee, Chief Officer – Corporate Affairs, Vodacom Group Limited

Memeza was the runner up finalist in the Management of Systems category for Emerging Enterprises in this years 2016 TT100 Business Innovation Awards. 28 October 2016 – Da Vinci Media Release:

Memeza was the runner up finalist in the Management of Systems category for Emerging Enterprises in this years 2016 TT100 Business Innovation Awards.

In each category, awards were presented to the top emerging, small, medium and large companies.

Congrats Memeza!