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Senegalese humanitarian appointed Fifa’s first female secretary-general (2)

Fifa’s new secretary-general is an African, and just as extraordinary, a woman. Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s appointment is being greeted with optimism in the football world with Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino believing she is the best person to help him rebuild the organisation.

Senegalese humanitarian appointed Fifa’s first female secretary-general

Fifa’s new secretary-general is an African, and just as extraordinary, a woman. Senegal’s Fatma Samba Diouf Samoura’s appointment is being greeted with optimism in the football world with Fifa’s president Gianni Infantino believing she is the best person to help him rebuild the organisation.

South Africans help flood-stricken nations

South Africans help flood-stricken nations

The humanitarian group Gift of the Givers is distributing relief parcels to families displaced by the floods in Malawi, said to be the worst in the nation's history. And the South African National Defence Force is helping rescue efforts in Mozambique, which has also been hit by flooding.
Gift of the Givers en route to Gaza

Gift of the Givers en route to Gaza

South African humanitarian organisation Gift of the Givers departed from Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday night en route to Gaza, where they will deliver 16 tons of emergency medical supplies valued at around R15-million.

Recycle to save energy and water, and reduce pollution; here’s how:

Here's what recycling does for the environment, the economy, and the manufacturing industries.

What’s all the fuss about recycling? Here’s what you save!

Recycling helps reduce energy used during manufacturing, freeing it up to be used for other purposes such as lighting and heating.

Recycling companies across South Africa

recyclingbins tbA number of companies around the country make it simple to recycle plastics, paper, glass and even building materials. Here's a guide to recycling across South Africa.

Landfills should be the last resort

landfill top tbThe idea is simple: save land by sending as little rubbish to solid waste landfills as possible. As more people consume more things, more waste is generated. This means more land needs to be given over to containing rubbish – land that could have been used for agriculture or housing, for example.

Recycling dos and don’ts

recycling-paper tbRecycling is all the rage if you're a committed greenie; but there are important dos and don'ts you need to know to separate and recycle your rubbish properly.

Gift of the Givers responds to Philippine disaster

South Africa-based Gift of the Givers is racing against time to get much-needed medical and food supplies to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The organisation will also send medical and clean-up teams to the disaster-ridden area.

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