Category Archives: COMMEMORATIVE DAYS

World TB day 2011

Journalists are being given information on tuberculosis and a tour ahead of the commemoration of the World TB Day on the 24 March 2011 at Umlazi’s Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital to be attended by the Minister of Health and the KwaZulu-Natal Premier, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and Dr Zweli Mkhize respectively. It is expected that the

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Nelson Mandela International Day launched

Nelson Mandela International Day was launched by a panel of schoolchildren on Monday in the absence of the recuperating former president. Foundation spokesperson Sello Hatang said a decision was made ahead of the launch not to mention Madiba’s health to avoid it overshadowing the event.

Monday’s launch, held at the Nelson Mandela Foundations’s premises in Houghton saw

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Economic empowerment for SA women

Economic empowerment for South African women will be the focal point of Women’s Month 2011, Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities Lulu Xingwana said on unveiling this year’s programme. “We will use Women’s Month to highlight the economic empowerment of women as a critical element of success for South Africa’s efforts to achieve

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September is Tourism Month

Did you know? South Africa is ranked 55 out of 139 destinations in the world as a country rich in cultural resources. South Africa has a rich and diverse cultural heritage, which includes galleries, rock art centres, museums and cultural villages which showcase the traditions, lifestyle and value systems of indigenous cultural communities. The proportion

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Remembering a decade later

Devterms remembers the heroes who tragically lost their lives a decade ago when the World Trade Centre (twin towers) plummeted to the ground by terrorist hijackings, the crash of Flight 93 in Pennsylvania and flight 77 into the Pentagon. May those children who lost parents grow up to be strong leaders. May the innocent no

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Heritage Month – September

September is Heritage Month in South Africa. This year the theme for Heritage Month is “Celebrating the Heroes and Heroines of the Liberation Struggle in South Africa”. This theme throws the spotlight on the idealism and heroism of those who fought to liberate the country from colonialism and apartheid. Their memories will be evoked, their

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