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South Africans urged to use their social calendar this winter to help raise funds to build much needed children’s hospital   03 July 2013 – As we approach the end of the winter season, South Africans are being encouraged to host social dinners with friends and family in what is being called the National Winter Dinner Challenge, a campaign that aims to help raise funds for the building of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. “We
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The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust (NMCHT) and the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) on Thursday, 30 May 2013, signed a memorandum of understanding that will see the SABC utilising its numerous broadcast platforms to create awareness for the fundraising efforts of the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. The Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital is a unique initiative as it is being built with the support of donors from across the globe, in honour of Mr. Mandela.
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It’s a sad morning as the whole country wakes up with half of the beloved Morning Live team on SABC2 missing. Since the news broke yesterday, of the sudden passing of Vuyo Mbuli a dark shadow has been cast over all of us. We have not only lost a talented contributor and pioneer in the broadcast television, but also a philanthropist and a keen supporter of Madiba’s legacy. He was a Trustee of the Nelson
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Influential Women Champion Paediatric Specialisation Nursing Campaign 19 March 2013 – Some of South Africa’s most influential women have come together to raise funds to recruit and train nurses in Paediatric Nursing Specialisation for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital. This week the group met with Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital Trust CEO Sibongile Mkhabela for a “champions’ lunch” at the Nelson Mandela Children’s Fund head office in Johannesburg. The lunch served as the launch of the
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  Download e-book   View on website   The African Business Review wrote: Construction of the Nelson Mandela Hospital will start in 2013 and according to Project Director Joe Seoloane, will be ready to welcome patients in quarter four of 2014. The structure planning itself is already well underway, with completion anticipated as soon as July 2014. The commissioning stage will follow to ensure the hospital is running like a well-oiled machine when it opens its
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In his speech to mark 16 days of Activism against Women and Child Abuse on Monday, 10 December, in Rustenburg, Vice President of South Africa Kgalema Motlanthe said reported statistics over the last few years reveal that 5 out of 7 children are abused.   “These high rates of violence are the clearest indication that more still needs to be done, necessitating that we sustain these efforts beyond the calendar and awareness programmes throughout the
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