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Goeie Nuus | Good news

Zolani Mahola crowdfunding to save the lives of 4 local children!

Zolani Mahola, the lead singer of Freshlyground, is lending her support to the South African Bone Marrow Registry for a cause close to her heart. The ‘Give a Little, Save a Life’ campaign, launched on donations based crowdfunding platform, BackaBuddy, aims to raise R300 000 to assist for four local children who are …

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Project Dignity has 9 341 reasons to celebrate 2018

It’s been a busy year for the team from Project Dignity, the non-profit organisation which distributes reusable sanitary wear – Subz Pants and Pads – to grateful young women across the country. The recent activation, which took place at Amagcino Primary School in Umgababa on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, was …

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UFS researcher one step closer to treat HIV/Aids

South Africa has the biggest and most high-profile HIV epidemic in the world, with an estimatedseven million people living with HIV in 2015. In the same year, there were 380 000 new infections while 180 000 South Africans died from AIDS-related illnesses. Invasive fungal infection, common in certain groups of patients with immune …

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Graduate’s research contributes to food security

Global food security is currently threatened both by climate change and the low diversity of crops relied on by humankind to feed a growing world population. Marcele Vermeulen, a graduate in the Department of Plant Sciences who will receive her PhD at the December graduation ceremonies at the University of …

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Dis Desember en tyd vir die Jakaranda Kinderhuis Liggiefees!

Desember is hier en dit is tyd om saam met jou gesin te ontspan. So hoekom reël jy nie sommer ’n gesinsuitstappie, wat ook ’n verskil kan maak in kinders se lewens wat nie gelukkig genoeg is om die feestyd saam met hulle geliefdes te vier nie? Deur vanaf 1 …

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Cape Town Man Living Homeless for 48 hours to feed the poor

Founder of non-profit soup kitchen, Ladles of Love, Danny Diliberto (49) is going to live as a homeless person for 48 hours to experience what life is like for over 7000 homeless individuals in Cape Town. During his time on the streets on the 29thand 30thof November, Danny will live …

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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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