Category «Events»

National World AIDS Day 2016

World AIDS Day is commemorated each year on 1 December. The National Department of Health appeals to all South Africans to remember the importance of this day and support those infected and affected by HIV and AIDS. Under the theme “It Is In Our Hands To End HIV and TB”, communities are encouraged to care …

The Mamelodi West Parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa, Pretoria Circuit, to host Charity Day on Saturday, 10 September 2016.

The Mamelodi West Parish of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Southern Africa, Pretoria Circuit, to host Charity Day on Saturday, 10 September 2016. Background Recognizing the role of charity in alleviating humanitarian crises, poverty and human suffering among nations, the United Nations (UN) passed a resolution which designate the 5th of September as the International …

EFF Students Command’s statement on the Women’s Day celebration

The EFF Students Command out rightly rejects the celebration of Women’s Day as a holiday. The EFF Students Command understands the historical connotations of the 9th of August and holds all women who fought during the struggle with the highest regard. However, as a society we cannot continue allocating a day or a month to …

Rhino Conservation Awards – RhinoAlive team chosen as finalists

In a predominantly male-dominated, black or white discussion, three ladies who have formed the RhinoAlive organization discover that there are many shades of grey surrounding the rhino horn trade and its value in Chinese medicine and as a store of wealth. As such, RhinoAlive has been awarded with “Best Awareness, Education and Funding” at the …

Dene Smuts Public Memorial Service

A public memorial will be held for the late opposition MP and respected legislator Dene Smuts on the 12th of the May. Press and public welcome. Date: Thursday, 12 May 2016 Time: 12:30 – 13:30 Venue: Old Assembly Chamber of Parliament Light refreshments will be served thereafter in the Old Assembly Dining Room. The family …

Media Advisory: World Health Day

The Minister of Health, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi together with MEC of Health, KZN, Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo will be commemorating World Health Day in Chatsworth, Durban. This year’s focus will be on the prevention and management of Diabetes. The South African World Health Day event is in partnership with The World Health Organisation, South African NCD …