Gift Of The Givers Foundation

Even if the wells run dry …

This year’s National Arts Festival is going ahead despite the drought that is plaguing Makhanda

Water dept under fire as Gift of the Givers withdraws from drought-hit Makhanda

After being promised reimbursement for financial assistance, Gift of the Givers has been left high and dry by the water and sanitation department

Shiraaz Mohamed release will not be easy — Amec

The Gift of the Givers are confident of the photographer’s release from Syria, but the situation is sensitive and complicated

Alex fire leaves scores destitute as they work on rebuilding

Approximately 500 shacks were reduced to ash on Thursday in what residents say began as an altercation involving someone living at the settlement

The business of war in Yemen­ – how Saudi dollars keep the arms flowing

No one, not even seemingly principled South Africa, can resist selling weapons to a warring, rogue state

As Cape Town drought bites, what is ‘Day Zero’?

"Day Zero" is the day when city officials will be forced to cut off the normal water supply to more than one-million households.

The questions abducted photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed answered to prove he is alive

It was these 10 questions that helped determine almost a year after Mohamed was kidnapped in Syria that he is still alive, the family said

Family prays for Shiraaz Mohamed’s return after receiving proof of life

The Mohamed family has waited anxiously for news of Shiraaz's whereabouts and health after he was kidnapped under mysterious circumstances

Drought relief, 10 litres at a time

Have a happy, guilt-free holiday in Cape Town by taking water with you – or send some as a gift

​Gift of the Givers pressed for answers on Shiraaz Mohamed kidnapping

The founder of the philanthropic organisation says there are no new leads in the search for the SA photographer who was kidnapped in Syria.

Shiraaz Mohamed’s family distances itself from NGO’s deal claim

Truth Collective South Africa, told the media that it was working with Mohamed’s abductors, to have him returned home safely and unharmed.

Timeline: The kidnapping of Shiraaz Mohamed in Syria

Mohamed was on assignment with Gift of the Givers when he was kidnapped.

Latest

Focus on FW de Klerk distracted attention from the troubling state of the nation

Some political analysts say President Cyril Ramaphosa is taking too long to mend the country, others says it is the ANC itself that must be fixed

Eastern Cape MEC orders graft investigation after two workers killed at troubled district municipality

The killing of two council workers at the Amathole district municipality appears to be linked to tender fraud and corruption

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it