Subz Pants and Pads’ Facilitator Thabete Changing Girls’ Lives One School at a Time

Subz Pants and Pads’ Facilitator Thabete Changing Girls’ Lives One School at a Time: Although Nokwazi Thabethe will admit to harbouring a few nerves on her first day as a facilitator for Project Dignity – the NPO extension of Subz Pants and Pads – after a few moments spent addressing the schoolgirls, she knew she had found her calling. “I was working in customer care at a contact centre and when I heard about the position as a facilitator for Subz, and I decided to go for it,” said the dynamic uMlazi resident. “I’ve been working with Subz since … [Read more...]

Durban Image: Forest Whitaker on Saving Lives in South Sudan

A Durban tagged image from Flickr - click on the name of the photographer below the image to see more Durban goodness. Forest Whitaker on Saving Lives in South Sudan Image by World Economic Forum Maxwell Hall, Media Lead, Broadcast and Programming, World Economic Forum and Forest Whitaker, UNESCO Special Envoy for Peace; Social Activist, Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative, USA at the World Economic Forum on Africa 2017 in Durban, South Africa, 2017. Copyright by World Economic Forum / Benedikt von Loebell … [Read more...]

Twins’ Lives Turned Around by Cricket and Gela Productions – Featured Durban Blog

Twins’ Lives Turned Around by Cricket and Gela Productions: Life has never been easy for 15-year-old twins Thulani and Thuthukani Chiliza. For years, they lived in a shack on a steep bank near a railway track in Umlazi, with their mother Cindy. Then, in May 2016, heavy rains wreaked havoc in their lives, washing away their home and everything else they owned. The twins and their mother sought refuge at a community centre in the township, sharing a single room with over fifty other people for several months. Through all the turbulence, one … [Read more...]

Durban weekend accidents claim two lives, dozens injured

Durban in the News: Durban weekend accidents claim two lives, dozens injured: Rescue Care paramedics say two people have died in a collision, while in two other separate accidents involving taxis, dozens were left injured. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]