Donderdag , Februarie 20 2020

Goeie Nuus | Good news

Homeless Caddie qualifies for professional golf tour!

Up until 5 months ago, Llewellyn Barnes (59) was a homeless man, living on the streets of Pretoria. This March, against all odds, he will participate amongst professional players in the Senior Tour, a major golf tournament. A difficult childhood At an early age, Llewellyn faced many obstacles. He became an …

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Over R225k crowdfunded in less than 24 hours after devastating Greyton Wildfire destroys Lismore Winefarm

On the 17 December 2019, a devastating wildfire destroyed Lismore Winefarm in Greyton, Western Cape – the home and livelihood of well-known pioneering farmer and winemaker, Samantha O’Keefe (48) and her two children, Quinn (14) and Keenan (16). The fire which started in the nearby nature reserve and initially posed no threat …

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Europe Business Assembly Director Ivan Savvov Will Speak At the UN Headquarters in Geneva

Are you aware of how dangerous and harmful fake news can be for the professional reputation of individuals, companies, and institutions? Europe Business Assembly Director Ivan Savvov is going to speak about this top important subject during the public hearings at the UN Headquarters in Geneva, on 20 February 2020. Why Fake …

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FOUR PAWS relocates two tiger trade victims from its big cat centre TIERART to LIONSROCK

Two tigers, both victims of inappropriate private keeping, have arrived at the FOUR PAWS project LIONSROCK Big Cat Sanctuary in South Africa on 23rd October 2019. Tigers Bela and Sharuk were born in 2014 in the garden of a private keeper in Germany. Their third sibling, called Imara, unfortunately did …

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11 year old Young Chess Champ ready to represent SA after receiving SA Colours!

Shortly after receiving her South African colours for chess, Amahle Zenzile (11) from Crossroads, Cape Town has been invited to once again represent South Africa at the African Youth Chess Tournament to be held in Namibia. Two years ago, Amahle who lives with her grandmother, started playing chess for the Crossroads …

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Rape survivor completes 729km journey to empower women, children and men affected by sexual assault.

Owner of Date Night SA, Leilani Kuter (45) from Roodepoort, Gauteng was brutally raped and left for dead when she was only 18 years old and living at the NG-church Youth Centre in Vermeulen Street, Pretoria. She unknowingly let a dangerous man in his late 20s by the name of “Frankie” …

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Nu Metro raised over R50 000 for FOUR PAWS Animal Welfare Foundation

Nu Metro Cinemas donated over R50 000 to the FOUR PAWS Animal Welfare Foundation at their Canal Walk cineplex in Cape Town – to “Rise Up and Roar” for one of the 21st century’s most important conservation causes. A donation drive was launched in July, whereby cinemagoers were given an …

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South Africa leads top 9 richest countries in Africa in 2019

The 2019 Wealth Report which is compiled by AfriAsai Bank has ranked African countries according to their wealth on the continent.  On the ranking, South Africa tops the list with its total High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) where 39,200 people are holding most of the country’s wealth at $649 billion. …

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STEPtember – Campaign to support 2000 SA Children Born with Clubfoot

Around 2 000 children are born with clubfoot in South Africa every year.  Clubfoot is a birth defect that is treatable. Untreated clubfoot causes disability. Children with untreated clubfoot cannot wear shoes or walk normally because their feet are rigid, turned inwards and pointed down.  This is the challenge that …

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Roadside ‘roosterbrood’ master, Poppie, invited to Italy as special guest!

Six years ago, Stan Engelbrecht (43) from Cape Town met Poppie van As (63), an elderly underprivileged lady who has a small roadside ‘roosterbrood’ stand on the N1 in Laingsburg. “I happened to be cycling in Laingsburg around New Years about 6 years ago, and to be honest, the first …

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