Archive for category: Giving Back

What’s it Like Working at the SPCA?

What’s it Like Working at the SPCA?

95 / December 21, 2011 10:01 am

The Durban & Coast SPCA has been ‘speaking for animals’ for over 100 years. From humble beginnings in 1897, the branch has grown to a large and successful organisation operating from spotless, modern premises in Springfield Park. The day-to-day running [...]

Meet Zain Bhikha

Meet Zain Bhikha

69 / December 2, 2011 9:38 am

Zain Bhikha is a singer- songwriter who has inspired fans the world over with his messages of hope and upliftment. Through his music, creative workshops and television, Zain has gained a loyal following of young and old fans. Zain recorded [...]

Join (Red) this World AIDS Day

Join (Red) this World AIDS Day

70 / December 1, 2011 10:16 am

World Aids Day is a chance to assess where our governments and citizens are winning & losing the fight against HIV/AIDS. While HIV/AIDS figures have been steadily dropping in most countries since the peak of the mid-90’s, the disease is [...]

Painting Hope in the Dark

Painting Hope in the Dark

27 / November 10, 2011 1:41 pm

A young white artist from Pietermaritzburg will venture into one of the country’s most infamous townships, living amongst the locals until he has completed his latest project. Anthony Kirkwood, aka Gasak has been creating graffiti murals for about 5 years [...]

Mo Bros Have the Mo-st Fun!

Mo Bros Have the Mo-st Fun!

12 / October 24, 2011 11:07 am

6 Days til Movember! It’s that hair-larious time of year again when men all over the world will once more join together in the macho camaraderie that is Movember. Now, we know what you’re thinking, there’s still almost a week [...]

Joburg Prepares to host the ‘Young World’

Joburg Prepares to host the ‘Young World’

806 / August 19, 2011 1:05 pm

2012 could be a landmark year in Johannesburg for yet another reason. The city of gold has been shortlisted to host next year’s One Young World Summit. After beating out competition from leading cities in Australia, China, South Africa, Peru, [...]

Protect our Precious Pachyderms

Protect our Precious Pachyderms

9 / August 18, 2011 1:19 pm

It’s hard to believe and extremely sad to think about. Africa’s rhinos are being slaughtered at a rate of almost 1 per day. The same species that fought its way back from the brink of extinction in the early 70’s [...]

Happy Madiba Day!

Happy Madiba Day!

57 / July 18, 2011 10:57 am

The country is all aflutter today and it’s not the fuel crisis that is dominating headlines, but the birthday of Madiba. At 8am this morning over 12 million school children simultaneously sang a special birthday song to the former president, [...]

Grow your Stubble for Street Kids

Grow your Stubble for Street Kids

1,146 / July 14, 2011 11:27 am

You’ve heard of Movember, right? The charity initiative that aims to raise awareness of men’s health issues by encouraging men to grow their moustaches for the month of November each year? Well, hold on to your facial hair! Beards for [...]

Mental Illness is not a Myth

Mental Illness is not a Myth

7 / June 29, 2011 12:08 pm

You may not know it but July is Mental Health Awareness Month. Every year the SA Federation for Mental Health – together with its constituencies and affiliates embark on an awareness campaign to draw the attention of the community at [...]