Gift of the Givers founder denies he put kidnapped photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed in danger

2019-12-20 05:36

The founder of humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers, Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, has denied he put kidnapped photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed's life in danger.

Gift of the Givers brings relief to drought stricken Graaff-Reinet

2019-10-01 17:55

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.

Burkina Faso kidnapping: SA man believed to be dead, but wife holds on to hope

2019-07-30 12:11

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.

Gift of the Givers called to rescue another Western Cape municipality as it awaits funding

2019-01-05 12:02

Gift of the Givers is once again lending a hand in another drought-stricken municipality in the Western Cape.

The day the town ran dry

2017-11-19 00:00

Beaufort West, one of five Western Cape towns worst hit by the drought, is now totally dependent on underground water. Gift of the Givers drills down in a last-ditch bid to save the day.

SA hostage in Mali marks 2000 days in captivity

2017-05-17 19:35

More than five years after her son had been captured by a rebel group in Mali, Stephen McGown’s ailing mother wants him freed before she takes her last breath, Gift of the Givers says.

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.

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.

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.

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.


'Way beyond the urgency and emergency phase', Gift of the Givers 'battle' with worsening Eastern Cape drought

2019-12-08 17:27

Humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers says it is struggling to keep up with the impact of the drought in the Eastern Cape.

Gift of the Givers founder looks back on 27 years: 'The least I can do is help someone else'

2019-08-06 18:56

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.

Western Cape government disputes Gift of the Givers' claims on Laingsburg water crisis

2019-01-05 14:09

The Western Cape government has disputed some of the claims made by Gift of the Givers on the water crisis in Laingsburg.

Born to give: on the road with Imtiaz Sooliman

2017-12-03 06:00

It’s 25 years since Gift of the Givers began and, to mark the occasion, Poloko Tau and Tebogo Letsie accompany its founder on an inspiring, eyes-wide-shut Cape meander.

McGown: Gift of the Givers unaware of reported €3.5m ransom

2017-08-04 11:36

The Gift of the Givers says it knows nothing about a ransom of more than R50m that was allegedly paid for the release of South African hostage Stephen McGown.

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.

Sooliman slams 'absconding' parents

2016-04-26 21:11

Founder of Gift of the Givers Dr Imtiaz Sooliman has challenged parents to act more responsibly around their children, saying they had 'absconded' from parenting duties.

New video emerges of South African held hostage in Mali

2015-12-02 07:55

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".

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.

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.

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