World renown humanitarian aid organisation Gift of the Givers has assured that there is no need to panic after some residents in Cape Town were shaken by an earthquake at the weekend. There were no reports of any injuries, damage to property or infrastructure and no tsunami warning was issued.[…]
Gift of the Givers (GOTG) has pledged its assistance to aid the fight against the novel coronavirus in South Africa. The humanitarian organisation’s founder, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman said R5 million had been put aside from emergency funds should the need arise. Sooliman announced GOTG would also avail its emergency medical[…]
“FOR the past 28 years that Gift of the Givers has been running, I can’t take the credit. Everything that has been done has been through the grace of the Almighty. And as South Africans, how fortunate we are to have been able to help others internationally in over 40[…]
By Tauhierah Salie As things reach a tipping point for the refugees in the Cape Town CBD, humanitarian organization Gift of the Givers (GOTG) provided much-need aid over the weekend. The sit-in of around 600 refugees at the Central Methodist Church has surpassed its fourth month and refugees have refused[…]
UPDATED: South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed is back in the country after almost three years in captivity in Syria. Mohamed’s family confirmed on Friday that he has now returned safely to the country. VOC News tried to contact the family for comment but they have released a statement asking for[…]
BREAKING NEWS: Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers has confirmed that after more than two years, Shiraaz Mohamed has been freed from captivity in Syria. The South African photo-journalist has been held in captivity by an unknown group in Syria since January 2017, who demanded $1.5m ransom to secure his[…]
Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Giver’s will be compensated for its work in the drought-stricken Makhanda municipality. This was the outcome of a meeting between the NGO, the municipality, the Department of Water and Sanitation and other stakeholders yesterday. It follows a dispute over R10 million owed to the relief[…]
The Department of Water and Sanitation has disputed Gift of the Givers claims that the foundation will be compensated for drought relief interventions done in Makhanda. It comes after mayor of the town’s Makhanda local municipality Mzukisi Mpahlwa requested assistance from both national and provincial government in January, to avoid[…]
In a statement on Saturday, Gift of the Givers revealed that photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed’s captors have demanded $1.5 million (R21.5 million) for his release, which is far more than his family can afford. Following the proof of life video that Gift of the Givers received from Shiraaz’s captors in Syria[…]
Relief aid organisations are rushing to assist the victims of a devastating flood in Kwa Zulu Natal, which has so far claimed the lives of 23 people. Torrential rains have wreaked havoc in the eThekwini municipality, with many homes, buildings and landmarks damaged by the force of the water. The[…]
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