Investment In Brief


* SABC2 will run a telethon to raise funds for the Haiti earthquake victims on Thursday, 28 January 2010, on the Morning Live show, 6-8am.

The channel has entered into partnership with Absa Bank, Independent Newspapers and the department of International Relations to raise funds and Solly Mokoetle, group chief executive officer, together with the deputy director of International Relations will challenge all South Africans, foreign embassies, sports bodies, artists and religious groups to donate towards the Haiti Disaster Fund.The fund's bank account number is 923 884 4487 at the Absa Branch Code 632005.

* East Coasters donated more than R1 million and 40 000 toys to East Coast Radio's Toy Story 2009 campaign brought to you by OUTsurance. The R1 million was utilised to buy food parcels designed to meet the daily needs of child headed households comprising of between four and six members for a period of five weeks.

The 40 000 toys that were so generously given by East Coasters were sorted according to gender and age.

* The Durban Film Mart will provide African film-makers with the opportunity to pitch film projects to leading financiers and meet and network with internationally reputed directors and producers in order to form alliances for future collaborations. The FilmMart is expected to be a place for film financiers to locate fundable African projects and encourage project collaboration between African film-makers from different African countries.For more information on the Durban FilmMart and project submissions visit the website on or contact Musonda Chimba.

Durban Film Office : +27 31 3114248