Keith (Skido) Joseph-A Marty To The Cause Of Freedom

Keith (Skido) Joseph was born on 14 May 1959 in Mayville Durban,,where he lived until his family was relocated to Austerville due to the infamous Group Areas Act of 1950.  Growing up all he had was a mother who cared, five siblings, and a desire to succeed and exceed expectations. Growing up in Wentworth this …

Engen Community Stakeholders Forum Collaborates With The Gift Of The Givers To Distribute Food Parcels In Wentworth And Surrounding Areas

Local  charities and donors are providing a beacon of hope for Ward 68 and surrounding areas. On Thursday 14 May, at the Blue Roof, Engen, together with the Community Stakeholders Forum, in collaboration with The Gift Of The Givers, rolled out a massive food parcel drive. The aim was to deliver 1000 food parcels to …

Child Time Feeding Scheme Go The Extra Mile

He is proud to acknowledge the following volunteers; Helen Fisher, Sharleen Johnson, Michael Wagner, Shuaib Seepye, Taahira Seepye, Caleb Naidoo, Ruark Usher, Micaela Esbend, Keonte’ Basson, Leigh-Andre’ Quill. “It fills me with so much joy to see people receiving much needed sustenance,” he said. “I am fulfilled knowing that as I eat at home my …

Rodney Roskruge Introduces On-Air Studies

Rodney Roskruge, author/poet  and surrealist, has formulated an open on-air course, aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the on-air, radio meets web. In addition to traditional course materials, this will provide interactive courses with user forums or social media discussions to support community interactions among students,  teaching assistants as well as immediate feedback …

Money Lenders May Be The Only Resort For Desperate People

Many of us know these dodgy business people as “loan sharks”.  In South Africa, the popular name for these unscrupulous lenders is ‘masonisa’.  We’ve seen them in action as the fictional characters of movies, but they exist in the real world too.  Dishonest lenders prey on people who are desperate for money.  They’re unlicensed moneylenders …

CITY’S MEGA SOCIAL RELIEF PROGRAMME TO BENEFIT 110 WARDS ON TRACK AND CORRUPTION RESISTANT

In its quest to meet the needs of its residents bearing the brunt of the grip of Covid 19 lockdown, the eThekwini Municipality will tomorrow, 08 May 2020, commence with the rolling out of needed social relief programme. The programme will see multitudes of deserving residents receiving food hampers and vouchers worth R600, one of …

THE PRESIDENCY CONFIRMS A POSITIVE CASE OF COVID 19 ON ONE OF ITS ESSENTIAL STAFF

Public and staff access to the Union Buildings is currently limited following the confirmation that a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. In line with government’s guidelines on the management of COVID-19 cases, steps have been taken to secure treatment of the relevant staff member and to provide support to the member’s family. Steps …

Miss May 2020, Kirsten Van Zyl

Our Miss May is Kirsten Van Zyl, who is the embodiment of  Greek Goddess, Teles, who  was known as the Goddess of Perfection. It must be said however that in Greek mythology most of the Gods and Goddesses were seriously flawed. In fact most mythologies highlight the truth that nothing is perfect, be it Divine …