During the day there was an interactive story explaining Mandela Day with singing and dancing to finish on a high note.
Across the country a total of 46,001 trees, including 4,730 bamboo and tree-equivalent spekboom plants, have been planted since the start of this initiative in 2008.
On the day of goodwill, Olifantsvlei Primary School in Eikenhof received the news that Adopt-A-School Foundation would contribute for some time.
Optometrist Dire Thomas, who was conducting the eye tests, said it was important for every pupil to have their eyes checked.
Nelson Mandela Day is celebrated annually in honour of former South African president.
Zulu will embark on a partnership with Kasi Angels Foundation in delivering 67 pairs of shoes to 67 schools around the country.

City of Tshwane gears up for International Mandela Day

Mokgalapa said Wednesday’s tour was a precursor and appreciation of what was to come on Thursday.

Mogoeng criticises media for ‘biased’ coverage

The chief justice spoke out against the description of Keletso Bizoski Manyike in a Sunday Times report.

BLF makes a six-point proposal to end gangsterism without involving military guns

The party has advocated for gangsterism to be ended through development, rather than sending the military. 

Heroin-based nyaope grips South Africa

‘It’s a terrible cycle to break out of.’

This is what will shape SA in the next decade – report

The 2019 Indlulamithi barometer showed SA was being ‘pulled’ between the gwara gwara and iSbhujwa scenarios.

Public believes corruption keeps climbing, report finds

The Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) Africa says ‘in SA, a staggering 70% believe the government is not doing enough to tackle corruption’.

Obama Foundation opens ‘Convening of Rising African Leaders’ in Joburg

The next four days will feature plenary sessions, skill-building workshops and leadership development training, among others.

Land Reform committee condemns KZN land invasion, farm manager assault

The attack on the farm manager happened during an invasion of a 7,500 hectare farm, valued at more than R300 million.

AfriForum takes City of Tshwane to court over ‘illegal’ electricity tariff increase

According to Jaco Grobbelaar, AfriForum’s district coordinator for greater Pretoria, the process followed by the metro was illegal.

City of Cape Town’s Smith is lying about looking after us, say the homeless

In a series of videos on social media, people who currently live on the city’s streets paint a different picture to the official line.

ANC paid influencers behind Cape Town homeless outrage – DA’s JP Smith

The City’s head of safety says the ANC has engineered an outcry despite the treatment of the homeless in their metros being worse.

If you’re on the street it is because you have elected to be – DA’s JP Smith

Outrage over reports that Cape Town’s homeless will face fines is ‘manufactured’ by the ANC’s ‘media machine’ and their ‘political minions’, he says.

Reports of Cape Town fining the homeless ‘paint a distorted picture’ – Maimane

The DA leader will reportedly provide feedback following communication with Cape Town mayor Dan Plato.

Agrizzi heads to Alex to ‘make a difference’ following R200K fine

The former Bosasa COO says he actually wants to donate money to a good cause, choosing not to see it as nothing more than a hefty k-word fine.




today in print