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A-team collaboration spearheads cause to help and inspire breast cancer survivors

A-team collaboration spearheads cause to help and inspire breast cancer survivors

In a boost for SA’s breast cancer survivors, the former head of the Tygerberg Breast Clinic, Dr Justus Apffelstaedt, has teamed up with breast cancer support groups, Reach for…

Hope for South Africans suffering with rare diseases thanks to ground breaking initiative

Hope for South Africans suffering with rare diseases thanks to ground breaking initiative

Thanks to a ground-breaking initiative, testing for lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs) can be done in South Africa for the first time. LSDs comprise approximately 50 genetic disorders, which have…

Move over Tiger, Meet SA’s youngest future golf star

Move over Tiger, Meet SA’s youngest future golf star

Steyn City clubs’ youngest member, Simthandile Tshabalala is set to take the golfing world by storm. A number of august personalities have hit the greens on Steyn City’s…

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…