Tuesday , October 19 2021

Goeie Nuus | Good news

Save our Stories – Decolonise South African Bookshelves

For the first time, a local publisher is doing something that will make a difference. Storied is an initiative from South Africa’s leading independent local publisher, Jacana Media. The entity, drawing on Jacana’s experience in the publishing industry, will reignite the local creative-writing and fiction sector through targeted financial investment …

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Uplifting a local community through the joy of having drive

The upliftment of youth in underprivileged communities is not a simple feat; how does one motivate youngsters – who battle poverty, substance abuse and the ever-looming pressures of violence and gang conformation – to aspire to a better life? For retired maths teacher Pieter Holloway, founder and manager of the …

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Local artist plans to pack a punch to crowdfund for cancer charity

While most people know Garth Taylor for his chart-topping radio hits, few know that he is an avid fitness fanatic and that kickboxing is his second passion (in fact, he won the SA Amateur Kickboxing Champion in the Lightweight Category in 2014).  In an effort to raise funds for the …

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Abriella (10) Record Swim to raise 2 million for Red Cross

Abriella Bredell (10) a grade 5 pupil from Victory Christian School in Jeffreys Bay is proving that dynamite definitely comes in small packages, training at Brenton’s Swim School and Liquid Lines since the age of 2, Abriella has a passion for swimming and has dedicated her young life to the …

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