Gift of the Givers makes contact with SA man's captors

2015-11-24 19:09

Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers has made contact with the group that took South African Stephen McGown and Swede Johan Gustafsson hostage in Mali four years ago.

Gift of Givers provides nourishment at student protest

2015-10-23 05:28

Gift of Givers will provide nourishment for university students as they head to the Union Building to be addressed by President Jacob Zuma on increasingly high university fees.

SA not asked to help with European refugee crisis - home affairs

2015-09-07 18:18

South Africa has not yet been asked to provide help during the European refugee crisis, the Department of Home Affairs says.

Gift of the Givers to donate food to 'starving' miners

2015-08-20 15:53

Destitute miners in Kroondal are so hungry that they have resorted to eating cats, rats and wild vegetables to survive. Now Gift of the Givers has stepped up to help end 'this unacceptable human suffering'.

SA man traumatised by Mali hostage-taking

2015-08-08 13:45

A South African national who found himself at the centre of a hostage-ordeal at a hotel in Mali is extremely distraught, the Gift of the Givers says.

Genghis Khan documentary leads to arrests

2015-07-19 15:47

A documentary about ancient Mongolian leader Genghis Khan might have been the reason for the arrests of 10 South African tourists in China.

Vodacom CEO relieved to hear of family's release in China

2015-07-17 16:27

Vodacom CEO Shameel Joosub has expressed his relief after it was announced that his uncle, aunt and brother will be making their way back home from China after being detained for a week.

China SA arrests for suspected espionage - FF Plus

2015-07-16 07:41

The South Africans detained in China were arrested for suspected espionage, the Freedom Front Plus says, while a Chinese official says the foreigners were apparently detained for distributing "terrorist" materials.

Ramaphosa must assist detained South Africans - Gift of the Givers

2015-07-15 13:32

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa must intervene to assist the five South Africans detained by the Chinese government, the Gift of the Givers says.

Govt in contact with families of SA nationals held in China

2015-07-14 19:40

The Department of International Relations and Co-operation says it is in contact with some of the relatives of the 10 South Africans arrested in China.


News24 readers lend a helping hand to shack dwellers

2015-11-16 21:55

Shack dwellers at Msawawa informal settlement near Kya Sands are still rebuilding as the thunderstorms and hail poured.

Aid for notorious Durban hostel

2015-10-12 20:40

Volunteers from aid and relief NGO Gift of the Givers descended on the notorious Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi to distribute food on Monday.

Korkie's teary reunion with negotiator

2015-08-23 12:10

Former al-Qaeda captive Yolande Korkie has had an emotional reunion in Bloemfontein with the Gift of the Givers' negotiator Anas al-Hamati, who helped secure her release in Yemen.

We thought we were going to die - SA volunteer in Mali

2015-08-09 14:59

A Gift of the Givers volunteer has detailed how he and two fellow South Africans were convinced they were going to die when a siege broke out at the hotel they were staying at in Mali.

Gift of the Givers tries to make contact with SA man's captors

2015-07-23 18:49

Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers says that it is hoping that the captors of South African national Stephen Malcolm McGown and Swedish citizen Johan Gustafson will soon make contact.

First group of South Africans detained in China back home

2015-07-17 22:23

The first group of South Africans detained in China have arrived back home, Gift of the Givers says.

5 arrested South Africans returning from China - charity

2015-07-16 16:38

Five of the 10 South Africans detained in China are returning home, Gift of the Givers says.

Dirco is dealing with SA nationals held in China - Ramaphosa

2015-07-15 19:51

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the Department of International Relations and Co-operation is actively dealing with the matter of SA nationals imprisoned by China on an "hour by hour basis".

Details of charges against South Africans held in China still sketchy

2015-07-15 09:29

The Department of International Relations and Co-operation says it has no fresh information on the arrest and detention of 10 South Africans in China, but Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's official visit to the country is not connected to the incident.

10 South Africans arrested in China, remain in custody

2015-07-14 14:21

Ten South Africans have been arrested without charge in China, having been part of a 20-strong tour group detained by Chinese officials last week, humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers says.

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