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Dr Naeem Kathrada's branch of medicine may not be in demand amid the coronavirus pandemic, but his organisational skills have seen him get Gift of the Givers' first Cape Town drive-through coronavirus testing site up and running in just over a week.
Gift of the Givers is starting its drive-thru Covid-19 testing at four sites, but it is only for people who are referred by a doctor and who meet the criteria.
A bakkie belonging to disaster relief group Gift of the Givers, used to transport audiologists and equipment to schools, has been hijacked in Soweto.
South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed, who has been held hostage in Syria since 2017, has apparently escaped from his Syrian captors, humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers announced on Sunday, however, his family says they are still awaiting official confirmation.
The Gift of the Givers have been told by foreign nationals seeking refuge at a church in Cape Town that "their services are no longer needed".
The Gift of the Givers foundation will be delivering eight truckloads of fodder to farmers in Graaff-Reinet, following a request from emerging and commercial farmers.
The mother of John Bothma, one of two South Africans who went missing in Vietnam, says she is feeling "hopeless" since the possibility was raised that they may have been victims of an organ harvesting syndicate.
The wife of Gerco van Deventer, the South African paramedic who has been held hostage in Libya since November 2017, has pleaded for his return, saying his family needs him.
Gerco van Deventer, a 43-year-old father of three, has been held captive in Libya since 2017 and his wife and family are struggling to raise the $1.5m (about R22m) his captors are demanding for his release.
Jane Daniels has been counting down the hours to see her son. By the end of the day, she will finally get to hug her Denzil, holding him for the first time since he went missing in 2013.
Retailer Woolworths and its community loyal programme MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet have contributed a R500 000 donation to the Gift of the Givers Foundation to support medical workers.
South African non-profit orgasiation Gift of the Givers has put plans in place to bolster public health care services by offering discounted Covid-19 tests at some hospitals.
The founder of humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, has denied he put kidnapped photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed's life in danger.
Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers says it is struggling to keep up with the impact of the drought in the Eastern Cape.
Cape Town is nudging toward its maximum advisable level of water use after consumption increased to 644 million litres per day, says the City.
Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers has sent teams to drought stricken town of Graaff-Reinet in the Eastern Cape, where the main water supplying dam has run dry.
Similarities in the cases of two missing South Africans living and working in Vietnam have revealed a pattern that indicates a possibility that organ harvesting was involved, according to Gift of the Givers founded Imtiaz Sooliman.
What started as a simple instruction from a spiritual leader has grown into a global humanitarian organisation that has contributed R2.8bn in aid to 43 countries.
A South African man who was kidnapped in Burkina Faso is believed to have died, but his wife refuses to accept this until she has proof.
Government has agreed to compensate charity organisation Gift of the Givers to a value yet to be determined, for its interventions to alleviate the drought in Makhanda.
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