Saturday , June 19 2021

Goeie Nuus | Good news

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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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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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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Over 2000 Predatory Sharks Spotted on Cape Town’s shores.

According to Sarah Waries, CEO of Shark Spotters, a non-profit safety and research organization based in Cape Town, False Bay has the second largest aggregation of white sharks in the world, and the largest on the doorstep of a major city. Pioneers in shark safety, the dedicated team has proven …

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