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The Trek4Mandela expedition sets to take on Africa’s highest peak for a worthy cause

The Trek4Mandela expedition sets to take on Africa’s highest peak for a worthy cause

The Trek4Mandela expedition aims to scale mountains to raise awareness for a worthy cause.   The Trek4Mandela expedition will once again see a group of intrepid adventurers taking on Africa…

The world’s largest digital heart to shine a spotlight on heart health in South Africa

The world’s largest digital heart to shine a spotlight on heart health in South Africa

 To commemorate World Health Day (7 April), South Africans have broken a world record for a purpose.   We did it! Philips South Africa is the Guinness World Record Holder…

Cycling towards a World Record, one heartbeat at a time

Cycling towards a World Record, one heartbeat at a time

South Africans are tackling the rising incidents of cardiac diseases one pedal at a time.   Cape Town, South Africa – Three semi-professional cyclists, 2,200 kilometers and five…

South Africans, ready to show their hearts ahead of World Health Day

South Africans, ready to show their hearts ahead of World Health Day

The race is on to bring awareness of cardiac health to South Africans.   In South Africa five people suffer a heart attack every hour, contributing to 17.3 million…

From teasing to triumph – how three youngsters have modern medicine to thank

From teasing to triumph – how three youngsters have modern medicine to thank

Three young boys living in a rural community along the Eastern Cape coastline had, until recently, one thing in common: they were mercilessness teased by strangers and even friends and…

Tour of Good Hope backs Olive Children’s Foundation

Tour of Good Hope backs Olive Children’s Foundation

The Takealot Tour of Good Hope road race will throw its weight behind the Olive Children’s Foundation this year, using its status to raise awareness of young children who…

New sponsor for Berge & Dale road race

New sponsor for Berge & Dale road race

The Berge & Dale cycling road race will celebrate its 20th anniversary in style next month, with Takealot.com coming on board as naming sponsor for one of the country…

uShaka’s Swimanathi promotes water safety!

uShaka’s Swimanathi promotes water safety!

Summer doesn’t just mean fun in the sun for every youngster in KwaZulu-Natal. Although many live along the East Coast of South Africa, children from disadvantaged communities seldom…

Embassy of Japan donates hiv/aids mobile clinic & gynaecology facility

Embassy of Japan donates hiv/aids mobile clinic & gynaecology facility

Residents in Maboloka, Madibeng, in the North West Province, will soon have access to an HIV/AIDS Mobile Testing Centre, thanks to the Embassy of Japan’s Grant Assistance for…

Premature deaths on the decline

Premature deaths on the decline

This World Prematurity Day, 17 November 2018, the South African Breastmilk Reserve (SABR) is celebrating the lives of almost 20 000 premature babies that have been saved through the provision…

2018 Motul Roof of Africa: Harder to Ignore

2018 Motul Roof of Africa: Harder to Ignore

For its 51st edition, the Mother of Hard Enduro has undergone an ‘extreme’ make-over. With an all-new route, the 2018 Motul Roof of Africa will provide riders with…

STEPPING UP FOR THE DIABETES CHALLENGE!

STEPPING UP FOR THE DIABETES CHALLENGE!

Diabetes is known as the tsunami of the 21st century, killing more people worldwide than AIDS and cancer combined, and yet, people know so little about this serious illness. &nbsp…