City tables concern regarding national draft directions prohibiting distribution of cooked food via public institutions to public The City of Cape Town has noted with concern the draft directions before Lindiwe Zulu, Minister of Social Development, which proposes to prohibit the distribution of cooked foods by public institutions for vulnerable citizens. In this regard, I…

Cape Townians are being called on to help make a difference in the lives of the marginalised and unemployed who have been unable to earn an income due to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent national lockdown. “Big Issue vendors, many of whom are breadwinners, have been unable to sell their magazines and as a result…

“Alone we are a drop, together we are an ocean” #TitansForChange like the Mandela’s, the Ghandi’s, the Mother Theresa’s and the many more, who have inspired through their service to humanity, have all asked us to be a community and start where we are, with what we have, no matter small, no matter how big,…

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: …