Thursday , November 26 2020

Goeie Nuus | Good news

Lawyers against Abuse to Open a Second Centre in Orange Farm for GBV Victims

Johannesburg, South Africa (Wednesday 25 November) – In January 2021, Lawyers against Abuse (LvA) will expand its services for gender-based violence (GBV) victims by opening a second Centre in Orange Farm, the southernmost township in Johannesburg. Since 2014, LvA has operated a walk-in Centre in Diepsloot where it provides free, …

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Local Rugby star from KZN (20) to tackle an American Dream

Philani Simamane (20) from Pietermaritzburg, Kwa-zulu Natal has always dreamed of playing rugby overseas and obtaining a university degree. Despite coming from a disadvantaged background, Philani was appointed as a prefect at Maritzburg College and completed his National Senior Certificate in 2019 with a bachelor’s degree pass. As a talented …

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Doctor cuts her 60cm locks to empower 3 girls battling serious illnesses!

Anaesthetist working at Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Dr Patricia Brown (36) from Greymont, Johannesburg has always found strength in her long hair. Now she is ready to part with her 60cm locks, to empower young girls battling serious illnesses, so they too can find their confidence. Partnering with A Few …

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BackaBuddy raises R200 Million for charitable causes, salutes 250 000 donors

With over R200 000 million raised for charitable causes in South Africa, donations-based crowdfunding platform,BackaBuddy, celebrates the 250 000 donors who have uplifted those in need. Re-launched in 2015, BackaBuddy has welcomed over 16 600 individual online fundraising campaigns for medical expenses, tuition fees, sporting tours, community projects and good …

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The First African Manual for Monitoring Litter has been Published

Recently, Sustainable Seas Trust (SST) in partnership with the Western Indian Ocean of Marine Science Association (WIOMSA) published their African Marine Litter Monitoring Manual. A simple and reliable guide for monitoring litter, it is the first manual ever to be written on how to measure plastic and other litter flowing …

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You can still get your slippers and contribute to a great cause!

The celebrated annual Slipper Day, which is Reach For A Dream’s largest fundraising campaign, was scheduled to happen on 8 May 2020 but due to the lockdown it was postponed resulting in many children who are suffering from life-threatening illnesses are seeing their dreams being put on hold. Dreams can’t …

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67,000 litre soup target smashed by over 300 chefs in 10 cities

In a remarkable display of the true spirit of Mandela Day, over 300 chefs stood proudly behind their stoves, united despite the devastation of their industry, taking collective action to put their heart where their passion lies – feeding people – and sending a clear and unequivocal message of the …

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Klerekas.com skep werk vir meer as 40 mense, in styl.  

Met die slagspreuk, AS JY MOET KOES, DOEN DIT IN STYL, en aangespoor deur die president se opmerking dat dit nou die era van die masker is en dat jy daarsonder nie die huis sal kan verlaat om te gaan werk of inkopiesdoen nie; gaan KLEREKAS.COM jou nou in staat …

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CT Cycle Heroes raise funds for boy (5) with rare genetic condition.

Aaron Lipschitz (5) from Sea Point, Cape Town, is the first child in South Africa to be diagnosed with Interleukin-12 Receptor Defect, a rare genetic condition that affects the immune system. Of the few known cases worldwide, Aaron is the only child who is unable to tolerate any food without …

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