All men social club launched to fight Gender-Based Violence

LOCAL In light of the growing scourge of Gender-Based Violence, men in Eastern Cape have formed the Brotherhood social club, to encourage boys and men to unite against GBV. The aim of the organisation is to instill discipline and promote community development. The group has officially launched another branch. They[…]

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Govt support services launched at Saartjie Baartman

With the last few days of Women’s Month, the Department of Social Development (DSD) has launched the Khuseleka One Stop Centre at the Saartjie Baartman Centre for Women & Children in Athlone. The Khuseleka Model is an initiative of the DSD that provides support services to women and children who[…]

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New book on GOTG to launch

The official Cape Town launch of a new book detailing the work of South African humanitarian agency Gift of the Givers will take place on Tuesday 28th October. Imtiaz Sooliman and the Gift of the Givers: A Mercy to All tells the story of the establishment of South Africa’s only[…]

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Tensions over planned leaflet launch on Korea border

South Korean activists vowed Friday to push ahead with a political leaflet launch over the border with North Korea, despite threats of retaliation from Pyongyang, appeals for restraint from Seoul and the angry opposition of local residents. The activists plan to release balloons carrying around 40,000 leaflets criticising the North’s[…]

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DIC launches Hospital Angel Network

A group of volunteers have come together to form the Hospital Angel Network (HAN) to assist the vulnerable at hospitals in the city. The Discover Islam Centre’s Hospital Angel launch on Saturday saw a full house at Islamia College’s auditorium where a committee of medical professionals spoke about their new[…]

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Imam Bassier's book launched

Ten years after the iconic scholar’s passing, the autobiography of the late Imam Abdurahman Bassier was finally launched on Wednesday evening, as family, friends and top ulema came out to pay homage to the former head of the Boorhaanol Islam mosque. The book, titled ‘Born to Serve’, was written almost[…]

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