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Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017


Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction boosts Protégé Programme

The 33rd Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction pushed the envelope by raising almost R430 000 in aid of the Cape Winemakers Guild Protégé Programme during this past weekend. Auction buyers showed great generosity again this year, supporting the charity auction in aid of the Guild’s Protégé Programme for the development of talented young winemakers and viticulturists through the Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Development Trust. This year’s charity item, 44 magnum 1,5 litre bottles of wine from all the Guild members who had a wine on auction, was purchased for R140Read More

Mars Petcare & Royal Canin partners with to celebrate World Animal Day

Mars global pet companies to host “First ever Soweto Dog Show” with the goal to educate the community about responsible pet ownership and pet nutrition. Mars Petcare, known for brands such as Pedigree® & Whiskas® along with its sister company, Royal Canin have partnered with the Soweto Animal Rescue and Advisory Centre (SARAC), and Paws petshop in Soweto to host an outreach program in celebration of World Animal Day. The pet loving community of Soweto is invited to attend this community outreach program planned to take place on theRead More

SA children’s physical development lagging due to hunger: Thabisa Mkhwanazi

Statistics SA shows that poverty figures are on the rise, with more than half of the population living in poverty, most of whom are children and African. 13.8 million people live below the Food Poverty Line – an increase of 2,3 million since 2011. As a result, malnutrition is rife and is having a major impact on the physical, cognitive and social development of our children, locking in lifelong barriers to health, education and future success. Poverty is the leading cause of hunger, but poverty also results from hunger, andRead More


In light of 10 years of service, Maponya Mall celebrated its birthday at the Heritage Centre on the 29th and 30th September. We came together to commemorate this milestone while embracing the deep heritage within the Soweto community. Maponya Mall is the original pride and joy of Soweto, envisioned by Dr Richard Maponya. Through his commitment and pride, he wished to enrich the community with an institution that the people could call their soul, and bring a high-end shopping experience to the people centred around convenience and the objective ofRead More