Community and Family News

26 Sep
With our youth, we spend time learning from Jesus that God’s word is there for us to know and love. And in learning to know and love God’s word, we explore ways to enact what we’re shown, which is creative, loving, unexpected, un-expecting service of each other.
(pic courtesy The Dispatch)
28 Jan
East Londoners this weekend can spin their way towards raising funds for a local charity. Ultimate Events and Body Culture Health and Wellness Centre are hosting the Body Culture 48-hour Charity Spinathon at the Hemingways Mall amphitheatre at the weekend. 
Pedals started spinning yesterday as people from all over the city joined in the fun in aid of a good cause.
Parenting: a Journey of Love (pic courtesy WCC)
21 Oct
In a new book titled Parenting: a Journey of Love author Dr Fulata Lusungu Moyo of the World Council of Churches (WCC) offers profound perspectives on parenting, especially in context of HIV/AIDS in Sub Saharan Africa.
20 Sep
This is the target set by Habitat for Humanity South Africa as they embark on their National Corporate Build during the week of the 3 - 7 October 2011.
Nompukane Dondashe and her husband Xomoyi Ngubombini (pic courtesy The Dispatch)
19 Aug
Proving that the spirit of ubuntu is still alive and well in Buffalo City, three senior citizens are set to benefit from a community initiative to rebuild their houses after they were gutted by fire.
03 Aug
Clergymen in Port Elizabeth’s Helenvale area are rolling up their sleeves in a bid to restore the moral fibre of the community and ultimately rid the area of poverty, gangsterism and crime.
07 Feb
Violence against women in conflict areas in Africa has reached epidemic proportions. Yet as conflict continues to unfold, from the Ivory Coast to the ever-turbulent Democratic Republic of the Congo, it is still mostly a silent disaster.
29 Nov
Members of the East London community have opened their hearts to actively participate in lessening the impact of violence against women and children.
'Angels of Alexandria' (pic courtesy The Herald)
25 Oct
If there really are angels on Earth then Neels and Molly Bam must be the real deal. For the past 18 years, the “Angels of Alexandria” have been caring for abused, abandoned and sick children at their Jehovah Jireh Haven in the conservative seaside town.
Xolile Raymond Bonakele (pic courtesy the Herald)
22 Sep
Although Motherwell resident and The Herald GM Citizen of the Year award nominee Xolile Raymond Bonakele is by no means a rich man, he wants to share what little he has.