DURING the month of April, Chief KhoiSan SA has led a contingency walking from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town. This is a bid to bring attention to marginalised South African indigenous communities, primarily the Damasonque and Damasqua tribes.
ARE you saving your favourite old denims in your cupboard in the hope that you will lose weight and be able to squeeze back into them?
FUNDRAISING will take a quirky form through the "Tekkie Tax" campaign, as they encourage those who pledge donations to wear their favourite pair of tekkies in and outside the office. The first of its kind, Tekkie Tax, will take place on May 31.
THERE'S nothing like a mother's love and it is rare that moms are taken care of as they are too busy taking care of everyone else.
WEST End residents have proved crime fighting does not require a badge, it just requires proactive community members who are aware of the needs of the community and are willing to do their best to ensure that they are met.
SEVEN Port Elizabeth performers will be jetting off to the United States in June to audition in front of some of the world's most influential talent scouts.
TWO Port Elizabeth models – one from the Northern Areas and the other from a township – have landed contracts with top agency Boss Models after participating in a homegrown version of a reality TV modelling competition.
"IT'S simple - if you want to learn to swim, jump into the water," which is exactly what the Eastern Cape disabled swimming team did as they participated in the recent South African Disabled Swimming Championships.
IF THE epitome of sporting spirit is to have represented one's country in a world event, then former South African hockey player, Clyde Abrahams can easily be referred to as the model athlete.
HAVING a valid driver's licence is a prerequisite for almost any job. Yet this is a skill that often gets overlooked.
AT the age of 11, Bakier Salie is set to live out his dream of becoming an international footballer, after being picked to go to Portugal to train with the Benfica and Lisbon soccer academies.
SOS Children's Villages is an independent, non-governmental, social development organisation that provides family based care for children, especially those who are orphaned.
THE United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA) celebrates its coming of age as it turns 21 this year.
HIP-HOP MCs Earl Swartz and Agemi Arends are firmly establishing themselves in the Afrikaans hip-hop arena. They are inspired by vital social challenges such as HIV/Aids and the importance of education.
WHAT is up with all the rude children today? I remember a time when children respected people and the environment around them.
COMBATTING cruelty to animals is rather like trying to empty the sea with a cup, says veteran animal activist Patsy Wagner, who has been working for the Animal Anti-Cruelty League for three decades.
STAFF from the South African Breweries (SAB) rolled up their sleeves and got dirty in a bid to improve the quality of life of the elderly citizens at the Adcock Homes in Schauderville.
HIGH school pupils from all over the metro exchanged their school uniforms for glitz and glamour to participate in the Mr and Ms High Schools Port Elizabeth pageant.
THOSE who can't speak for themselves have also been represented in this year's Ironman Corporate Challenge which took place on April 13.
THE Northern Areas History and Heritage Project (NAHHP) is a non-profit initiative administered by a group of concerned individuals and heritage and development practitioners in Nelson Mandela Bay who came together in 2006 to formulate a project aimed at documenting the cultural and historical needs of the northern areas.