Eldorado Park anti-drug and community activist Dereleen James who became a prominent and recognisable figure across South Africa when she wrote a heart-wrenching letter to President Jacob Zuma pleading with him for direct assistance in the large-scale Eldorado Park drug crisis has spearheaded the establishment and recent launch of the Yellow Ribbon Foundation.
The 17-year-old Grade 11 high school student beat Mthokozisi Ndaba, 25, from KwaZulu-Natal to become the youngest contestant to ever win of the SA Idols competition.
The teen walks away with a brand new Ford Focus, R1 000 000, in cash prize, R50 000 worth of a fashion voucher from Truworths, R20 000 of musical instrument from YAMAHA, and a recording deal.
The 12th Annual Avon Justine ithemba Walkathon took place, Sunday 22nd of October, at the Marks Park Sports Club , in Judith Road ,Emmarentia, Johannesburg.
The Eldos FM team participated in the walk to support the crusade against breast cancer.
In our weekly news wrap for the week ending 20 October 2017 we look at the continued postponements in The Court Case of four-year-old murder victim Shaynice Talla; We also look at the ongoing Human Rights Commission Investigation & a Kliptown March Around the Issue of Housing; A man was taken into custody for the alleged rape of his girlfriend; Ennerdale hosts its annual Drug Awareness Rally and Johannesburg is warned of possible water restrictions. Read more details further below.
Despite a dramatic year, for Klipspruit West High School with racially charged protests against the appointment of black principal stability returns to the troubled high school.
The Gauteng Education Department has reinforced security at Klipspruit West Secondary School to ensure learning and teaching is not disrupted again on Thursday morning.
HALF of South African youth between the ages of 20 and 39 are involved in road crashes by factors that can be avoided.
Last year 6047 young people were involved in fatal car accidents; 1790 of those who died were drivers and more than 2090 were passengers.
The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) convened a four day investigative hearing in Eldorado Park in response to complaints it has received.
The hearings arose on the back of recent public unrest in Eldorado Park and the repeated disruption of teaching and learning at Klipspruit West Secondary School.
NEWS WRAP FOR THE WEEK - 2 October 2017- 6 October 2017
The Human Rights Commission to host investigative hearing in Eldorado Park; Adel Fisher- Peters murder case postponed; Alleged inequity in Klipspruit to be addressed; 4 year old finally laid to rest; Free rabies vaccination for Eldos pets
Eldorado Park and other areas affected by drug abuse will be getting new Drug Rehabilitation Facilities.
Yesterday afternoon, after much anticipation and concern about challenges at Klipspruit West Secondary school, a closed meeting was held between the Patriots for Equality-a body formed to represent the interest of the school- and the Gauteng department of education.
Cyber bullying has become a serious problem for many young people which makes their lives unbearable. This type of bullying occurs on all social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, twitter etc.
What is cyber bullying? Cyber bullying is when someone is threatened and harassed or even the spreading of gossip or the spreading rumours to intimidate someone.
This post 1994 struggle of Coloureds to attain equality and to oppose unfair discrimination brought on them by Black supremacists, needs to be told.
Well, here it is. The premiere of Davy's Fire (one of the first Coloured communities that opposed marginalisation).
Davy's Fire starring Keanu Swartz & Juliet Gerber is produced by Brotherville Productions and the Kullid Foundation with the selfless assistance from actors, the communities and private individuals.
Get your tickets from
Mr Martin Hill (073 966 2557)
Mrs Christabelle Pienaar (073 318 4825)
Mr Keano Swartz (062 264 2330)
Mr Brandon Isaacs (061 974 0564)
Wayde van Niekerk cruised to victory in his first serious 400m race in Lausanne on Thursday night as he grabbed his second world lead.
The Olympic champion even slowed before crossing the line‚ but he still stopped the clock on 43.62sec‚ a record for this Diamond League meet and a time faster than any active athlete in the world.
Only four other men in history have been quicker‚ including American Michael Johnson‚ who had held t previous 43.66 meet record.
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