Johann Rupert: ‘This isn’t just a pause — it’s an entire reset of our economic system’ A rivoting read circulating on whats app at the moment – By Times Live Johann Rupert, 69, is surviving the coronavirus lockdown shacked up with his extended family in Graaff-Reinet, the town where his father Anton was born in…

Ramaphosa praises YES’s achievement in creating over 32,000 committed work experience opportunities and injecting R1.3 billion back into local economies   During the 2020 State of the Nation Address, President Ramaphosa made special mention of the great strides being made by the Youth Employment Service (YES) in tackling South Africa’s youth employment crisis. Since its…

As a company that cares deeply about the communities in which it operates, Engen is assisting a Gugulethu school for differently-abled learners.   South Africa’s favourite fuel brand* has contributed therapy and sporting resources to Tembaletu School for Learners with Special Education Needs that will aid the learners to become inclusive contributing members of society.…

Purpose of the visit to the hospital:  For many children, the holidays are about fun in the sun, playdates and spending quality time with loved ones. Others, like 11-year-old Keanu Isaacs of Bonteheuwel, is currently recovering from severe injuries to his legs which was caused by a motor vehicle that had driven over him while…

In celebration of International Volunteers Day, the City of Cape Town and SANParks Table Mountain National Park took the opportunity to recognise their enthusiastic volunteers. This year marked the City’s first Volunteers Appreciation Event which took place on Thursday, 5 December at the Zandvlei Lookout in the Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.   Volunteers from the…

Join Hope Journey International on Saturday, 14 December at the V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre from 9am, for their international award ceremony which is open to the public. The programme showcases women and youth who create sustainable projects to support their communities financially and ensure they experience social growth.   Date: 14 December 2019 Time: 18h00 – 21h00 Venue: …

The Simonsig Wine Estate crèche and aftercare centre together with the Devon Valley Primary School became the first recipients of a consignment of 30 BMX bicycles donated to the Bottelary Hills Conservancy (BHC) as part of a community outreach programme by the Stellenbosch Rotary Club. According to Derek Moss of Stellenbosch Rotary, the organisation secured…

A big shout-out to Canon in their show of commitment to Africa with Central Role in Africa Innovation 2019 Summit Canon is delighted to support the 9th edition of Africa’s official ministerial summit as the event’s Diamond Partner and Imaging Solution Exclusive Partner  Canon (Canon-ME.com), a world leader in imaging and printing solutions, is proud…

On 24 October 2019, Qhubeka Charity celebrated an important milestone as it distributed the 100 000th bicycle to programme recipients. Qhubeka is a charity that moves people forward with bicycles, helping to improve access to schools, clinics and jobs. Established in 2005, it has been distributing bicycles through learn-to-earn and work-to-earn programmes since.   “Although we…