Still no word on Shiraaz Mohamed on his 39th birthday

2017-04-18 20:38

There are no updates on the whereabouts of South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed since his kidnapping three months ago, says his former wife, Shirley Govender.

Gift of the Givers, Dirco can't confirm reports on missing SA journalist

2017-02-17 11:38

The Gift of the Givers and the Department of International Relations have distanced themselves from reports that kidnapped South African journalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, was alive & plans were under to have him brought home soon.

Questions over kidnapped journalist's Syrian visa

2017-02-04 14:25

Gift of the Givers says it and its personnel did not apply for Syrian visas upon entering the country, as they received permission from the civilian-controlled region they were working in.

We believe Shiraaz Mohamed is still alive - Gift of the Givers

2017-01-23 11:27

The Gift of the Givers says it believes that abducted South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed is still alive, but is still seeking proof.

'We are paralysed with worry' – family of Shiraaz Mohamed

2017-01-18 11:10

The family of a South African photojournalist, Shiraaz Mohamed, who was kidnapped in Syria last week, say they are paralysed with worry.

Mystery surrounds kidnapping of SA journo in Syria

2017-01-15 12:23

Details about the kidnapping of South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed in Syria remain obscure, the Department of International Relations says.

Gift of the Givers appeals to South Africans to help trapped Syrians

2016-12-16 16:01

South African humanitarian aid organisation Gift of the Givers has appealed to the public to support efforts to help Syrian civilians trapped in the war-torn country.

Urgent SA appeal for Syrian aid

2016-08-09 17:09

An urgent appeal for South Africans to assist Syrian civilians in Aleppo has been issued by the Gift of the Givers.

Water convoy heads for drought-stricken Senekal

2016-01-12 12:08

Five trucks carrying water are on their way to drought-stricken Senekal and surrounding areas, Gift of the Givers says.

I hope to be home soon - SA hostage in Mali

2015-12-02 09:25

A South African man who has been held hostage in Mali for four years has assured his family that he is well, in a video released to Gift of the Givers.


Cape fire victims receive huge support from locals

2017-03-11 22:45

Individuals, charities and companies have opened their hearts and wallets to help the fire victims following the devastating fires in Hout Bay, Cape Town.

Durban man believed killed in Syria

2017-02-14 20:47

A 22-year-old Durban man is believed to have been killed in war-ravaged Syria, civic activist Yusuf Abramjee has said.

Raids, arrests in search for Shiraaz Mohamed - NGO

2017-02-03 15:30

People will be rounded up and arrested as the search for South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed continues in Syria, according to the Gift of the Givers.

Messages of support and pleas for Shiraaz Mohamed's safe return

It's been over a week since photographer Shiraaz Mohamed was kidnapped in Syria.

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Al-Qaeda-linked group to help find abducted photographer

2017-01-15 20:15

Al-Qaeda-linked group An Nusra has offered to help in the search for South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed, who was apparently kidnapped by armed men as he was leaving Syria.

South African photojournalist kidnapped in Syria

2017-01-14 12:01

A South African photojournalist has been kidnapped in Syria and has still not been heard from, according to disaster relief organisation Gift of the Givers.

Five years on: Negotiations continue for SA hostage in Mali

2016-11-24 07:59

Gift of the Givers has said negotiations are continuing in an effort to have two hostages being held in Mali, including South African Stephen McGown, freed after five years of captivity.

Abramjee defends 'CEO Sleepout'

2016-07-30 14:42

The controversial CEO Sleepout will take place again next year, possibly on Robben Island, in spite of criticism of the fund-raising event, spokesperson Yusuf Abramjee said.

Having Stephen home would be best Christmas gift – SA hostage’s dad

2015-12-02 12:29

If South African hostage Stephen McGown returns home by Christmas, it will be a great gift to his father, who celebrates his birthday on December 25.

WATCH: SA hostage in Mali sends love to family and negotiators in video

The Gift of the Givers has described a new video of two hostages being held in Mali, including South African Stephen McGown, as "absolutely credible and realistic".

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