Group of Canadian charity workers detained in Ethiopia

2020-03-01 15:42

Ottawa has confirmed that a group of Canadians had been detained in Ethiopia after a humanitarian organisation reported that 15 volunteers and workers, including 13 Canadian nationals, had been apprehended.

WATCH | Federer shares his thoughts on retirement and his rivalry with Nadal

2020-02-06 13:56

Tennis great Roger Federer, who is in Cape Town to take on Rafael Nadal in a charity match, says he has no plans of retiring in the near future. Watch.

MacKenzie Bezos to donate half her fortune after divorce from Amazon billionaire

2019-05-29 13:04

"I have a disproportionate amount of money to share."

Skeem Saam’s Clement Maosa on why he will summit Mount Kilimanjaro

2019-05-17 12:33

His involvement in this initiative is a legacy he wants to leave behind.

Businessman touched by family’s plight offers to help

2019-02-04 16:30

When Gauteng businessman Calvin Mutwanamba learnt about the plight of a family of 12 sharing a single shack in Hopewell, he was so touched that he caught the next flight to Pietermaritzburg to rescue them.

Man turns retrenchment despair into 365 'Ubuntu' walks up Table Mountain, raises over R300K for charities

2019-01-13 11:10

When Capetonian Andrew Patterson was retrenched it seemed his world had come tumbling down around him, but instead of curling up in a heap of despair, he has walked up Table Mountain every day for a year to raise money for charity.

Jeff Bezos could be the first 'woke' billionaire philanthropist — but only if he's willing to help solve the problems he's created

2018-09-23 21:08

But in an age of increasing scepticism of powerful institutions, Bezos must contend with a new adversary: a growing sense of public scrutiny.

Is Gigi Hadid the next Angelina Jolie when it comes to philanthropism?

2018-08-21 15:34

The world of fashion is stepping up its efforts to bring awareness to causes affecting refugees and children around the globe.


The 'Gateserer' bromance: Bill Gates ready for throwdown on team Federer, and not for the first time

2020-02-07 05:57

Microsoft founder and tech billionaire Bill Gates can't wait to flex his tennis skills in Cape Town, sharing his excitement at teaming up with familiar partner-in-crime Roger Federer, to take on Rafael Nadal and Trevor Noah for charity.

Dad stole R326 000 charity cash for son with rare illness

2019-11-15 14:20

A dad who lied about being poor in order to raise money for his sick son has been ordered to repay the money.

Celine Dion reluctantly allowed James Corden to give away shoes from her 10 000-pair collection

2019-05-22 17:12

Celine Dion was left shaken and "needing alcohol" after James Corden gave away several pairs of her beloved shoes during Monday night's Carpool Karaoke.

Pamela Anderson angry that charity gala made an over R1 million donation to Notre Dame instead of poverty-stricken children

2019-04-26 11:40

Pamela Anderson has expressed her anger after $112,000 dollars she believed was raised at the Olympique Marseille fundraiser charity gala for poverty-stricken French children was instead donated to the rebuild of Notre Dame Cathedral following the recent fire.

Watch: These rescue dogs joined a yoga session in a Cape Town park

2019-01-24 10:06

They were treated to plenty of licks and tail wags from happy dogs whilst stretching into their Downward Dog positions.

WATCH: R58K donation makes granny's dream come true

2018-12-19 05:32

A 69-year-old grandmother from Willowfountain in Pietermaritzburg will see her longstanding dream of rebuilding her home come true, after her employers crowdsourced almost R60 000 towards renovations.

Patricia de Lille ‘should have Googled’ her campaign name – but the original Forgood doesn’t mind the attention

2018-11-19 13:01

Long before former DA leader Patricia de Lille launched her ForGood campaign, the Forgood online platform was using that name to connect people to causes.

Bonang Matheba received a philanthropy and activist award and reminded us of other celebs with big hearts

2018-10-31 16:53

We love anyone who gives their time or shares their wealth with other people who need it.

WATCH: On your marks, get set, quack! 100 painted ducks race down a river

2018-08-27 20:35

It's the 7th Annual Grand Norwich Duck Race, and more than 100 painted ducks thrilled soggy spectators on their race to the finish line.

Can't leave the office this Mandela Day? Here's how to give back online

2018-07-17 16:11

100+ volunteering opportunities to help make what is the centenary of Nelson Mandela's birth, great.

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