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Proteas and fans donate water

Operation Hydrate ran an initiative where Proteas and their fans donated water. Eliot Mahlase Members of the South African cricket team and their fans donated thousands of litres of water at the SuperSport Park in Centurion on Tuesday. The initiative was sponsored by Operation Hydrate and Momentum ahead of the third One Day International between England and South Africa. The Proteas […]

The time to end racism is now

HOUGHTON – The recently launched Anti Racism Network South Africa (Arnsa) held a press briefing at the Nelson Mandela Foundation based in Houghton to announce that an anti-racism week will be held from 14 to 21 March. The aim of the week is to improve social cohesion in the country and to eradicate racism, once […]

Operation Hydrate initiative receives a big boost at the Foundation

Minister of Water and Sanitation Nomvula Mokonyane joined hundreds of active citizens at the Nelson Mandela Foundation on Friday 29 January, in a drive to provide urgent relief to drought stricken communities across South Africa. As part of the Operation Hydrate initiative that seeks to collect and distribute drinking water to desperate communities, Mokonyane joined volunteers, businesses, […]

Operation Hydrate, Project Hope Grass bring relief to drought victims | Yaseen Theba, Water, Draught, Aurora, Fazel Bhana, Yaseen, Theba,

As the country continues to battle the worst drought in some provinces around the country, many South Africans are coming up with innovative ways to bring relief to those affected. In the past few days, two of these initiatives, Operation Hydrate and Project Hope Grass have called on the public and companies to donate much […]

White Merc gang on the prowl

CRIME & COURTS / 4 February 2015, 1:10pm ANGELIQUE SERRAO Johannesburg – A gang using a white Mercedes-Benz have been targeting the residents of Houghton over the past two months. The gang of five men have been involved in numerous armed robberies and hijackings in the upmarket suburb. Yaseen Theba, from Vision Tactical, said they had been […]

Bafana Bafana get to meet Nelson Mandela

South African captain, Aaron Mokoena, hands over a Bafana Bafana top to Nelson Mandela June 24, 2009 Nelson Mandela met the Bafana Bafana football squad today to wish them well ahead of their Confederations Cup semi-final against Brazil tomorrow. The informal meeting at Mr Mandela’s office in Houghton was attended by the 23 players who make […]