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Media effectively used to save the giraffe

The University of the Free State (UFS) is leading the fight against the extinction of giraffes and has assembled the largest research team in the world to manage, coordinate, and address this issue. Seven UFS departments are involved in this research. Dr Francois Deacon, a wildlife habitat expert in the …

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Music Festival to raise funds for Hearing Impaired Children

For the last 18 years, the Pinkie Fest has united partygoers looking for a good time and a positive atmosphere. The Gauteng event, which had a relatively small start has grown into a heavy hitting music festival, supporting local talents and has become one of the most anticipated parties on the event calendar …

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BIKERS VIR MANDELADAG – Motorfietsrit om meisies in die skool te hou hierdie Mandeladag

BIKERS FOR MANDELA DAY, in samewerking met die Nelson Mandela-stigting, gaan vanjaar saamtrek met een doel voor oë; en dit is om “Meisiekinders Op Skool” te hou deur sanitêredoekies in te samel vir die driemiljoen meisies wat op ’n jaarlikse basis skool mis omdat daar nie geld is vir basiese …

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Security officer overcoming obstacles to obtain masters!

Mxolisi Mgolozeli is no ordinary Protection Services employee at the University of the Free State. While some of his colleagues enjoyed family time after work, Mgolozeli would head straight for the library – a sacrifice which led to him being one of 12 students who received a master’s degree in …

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13 Young Helenvale students hope to escape poverty through poetry

After leaving a lasting impression at the McGregor Poetry Festival last year, the Helenvale Poets from Port Elizabeth have been invited to attend the Western Cape festival for a second time in August later this year. Through encouraging creativity and self-expression, the Helenvale poets, have found a constructive way to …

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Over R26 000 raised for youngsters detained in China after Visa Scam

Enticed by the opportunity to teach English in China, the group, all under the age of 25, entrusted Owen Wang, an agent claiming to represent Sanda Youth International. Before leaving South Africa the students were given student visas and told their work Visas will be issued upon arrival. With their contracts …

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Half a Million to Save beloved Dance School in Imizamo Yethu Township – Cape Town

Amoyo Dance School caters to the impoverished children in Imizamo Yethu Township in Hout Bay Cape Town and have done impacted the lives of these young students in a remarkable way. Kim Worrall (43) from Hout Bay, was volunteering in the victim support centre at the local police station, when she …

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6 friends take on the Comrades Marathon for little girl with Cerebral Palsy

After a speaking to his wife Nicky, an occupational therapist at L.U.C.C.A, a support and care centre for special needs children in Randburg, Byron Leggett and 5 friends decided to take on the mammoth Comrades marathon to open up a young girl’s life to new possibilities. The friends from Johannesburg …

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Running 648km to prevent suicide – Comrades Runner Zanele Hlatshwayo

On the 18th of January 2018, Zanele Hlatshwayo (33) from Orlando West, Soweto founded, non-profit initiative, Rise18, a movement aimed at creating a dialogue around mental illness and suicide prevention. At only 24 years old, Zanele faced a world of unanswered questions, when her father, Phillip Hlatshwayo, took his own …

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