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Cape Town desalination plant, The Good News Company

Almost there: hope for Cape Town residents

Pushing forward, as always, the Mother City is expected to handle its business by August 2017, as far as water shortages are concerned. With restrictions placing more and more pressure on businesses and homesteads, the announcement of the city’s first desalination plant’s completion comes as

Another gold for Wayde

Wayde van Niekerk is clearly in peak form. His latest triumph comes at the IAAF Diamond League met in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he took pole position once more in the Mens 400m race. Van Niekerk remains humble and focused, praising God and showing gratitude every

Mayor Mashaba walks the walk

South Africans are all too familiar with politicians who make promises on the campaign trail. City of Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba, continues to prove that his is a leadership of servitude. On 3 July 2017, the Democratic Alliance released an official statement which covered the

SA enters @PlasticFreeJuly

3 July marks International Plastic Bag Free Day, and South Africans have come together to show their support. Rethink The Bag tweeted their sale of non-plastic bags in partnership with the 2 Oceans Aquarium in Cape Town, and other activists, community members and organisations seem

Wade Van Niekerk, The Good News Company

Van Niekerk strikes again!

Years of intense training have been paying off for the South African sprinter and middle-distance runner, Wayde van Niekerk. Since smashing the world record at the last Olympic games, van Niekerk has constantly been in the limelight for his follow-up successes. It seems he is

Harvard University, The Good News Company

Next step for Umlazi’s young hero

Mfundo Radebe, in 2016, was awarded a R900k scholarship to attend Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. His flawless academic and social investment record, for his age, have wowed esteemed professionals across the globe, especially in light of his personal background. Radebe is no stranger to

Mumbai beach restored by 2000 volunteers

On the eve of World Environment Day 2017, 2000 volunteers grouped together to rid Versova Beach of more than 160t of trash. This astounding cleanup happened over a small stretch of shoreline, just 2km long. Led by Lawyer, Afroz Shah, the mass effort was a

JHB Mayor sets a fine example for the world

Muslim communities around the world celebrated Eid-al-Fitr over Sunday 25th and Monday 26th June 2017. As the Muslim faith continues to receive harsh criticism in Europe and the Americas, other countries and political leaders have made the concerted effort to show solidarity and love to