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67 minutes of Love and Consideration

The global community commemorated 67 Minutes for Mandela on the birthday of the late South African Former President Nelson Mandela, 18 July. Here are some acts of kindness and smiles captured as South Africa...
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Flashback: the emotional journey of refugees, asylum seekers

In light of World Refugee Day and this year's theme of #StepWithRefugees, we spoke to the Head of Advocacy at Scalabrini Centre of Cape Town regarding refugees long walk to peace and safety. With the...

Beach Co-Op to launch Plastic Free July with clean-up of Mouille Point

The Beach Co-Op organisation will commemorate the start of Plastic Free July with a two hour beach clean-up of Mouille Point on 29 June. In the fight against marine pollution, Beach Co-Op and the Two...

Oh, what a day: June 16

South Africa, are you ready for this weekend? It is set to be an eventful one what with all the commemorations we’ll be observing all on one day: June 16. Youth Day On this day the...

SA’s youth to discuss Vision 2030 on Youth Day

The International Peace Youth Group (IPYG), in collaboration with the Gauteng Province, the City of Johannesburg, South African Council of NGO’s, Green Peace Africa, the International Women’s Peace Group, Save the Children and Heavenly...
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Dreams coming true for opera-singing Uber driver

From entertaining a passenger with opera to having a life-long passion fulfilled on a grand stage, Menzi Mngoma's dream might just come true. Mngoma (27), a Durban Uber driver, will have the opportunity to audition...
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More than 1,000 walk for peace on Africa Day

About 1,500 people participated in the 6th Annual Commemoration of the Declaration of World Peace peace walk in Cape Town on Africa Day.

Happy Menstrual Hygiene Day

May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day (MH Day), a day that aims "to create a world in which every woman and girl is empowered to manage her menstruation safely, hygienically, with confidence and without shame,...

#AfricaDay: About a thousand school children to participate in IPYG peace walk

On 25 May 2019, the International Peace Youth Group (IPYG) will gather thousands of youth and civil society from across Cape Town to participate in a global peace movement to mark the 6th Annual...
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Students march in support of climate protection

The Fridays For Future movement, which was started by Swedish teen Greta Thunberg (16) in support of climate protection, has spread far and wide, even to South Africa. Instead of heading to school on Friday...

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