Intimate partner violence one of the most frequent trauma in SA

SASOP has highlighted the long-term effects of the trauma of gender-based and domestic violence on survivors’ mental health and ability to function.

Robbers hit buses again

Giovanni Arendse, who witnessed the robbery told the Plainsman that it had traumatised him and prevented him from going to work.


Alan Committie returns to Pieter Toerien’s Theatre On The Bay for his annual festive season comedy show.

Music fund-raiser fights blindness

This year’s show features blind and sighted artists in a range of musical genres, dance, art and fashion under the direction of producer Natalia da Rocha.

Tribute show

Belinda Davids wowed crowds at the opening night of The Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston.

Ben Voss

Benny Bushwacker, aka Ben Voss, ends his national tour with his one-man show at the Baxter Theatre.

Pupils taught to unlearn violence

This year, the summit coincides with the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children Campaign.

Aids awareness

The Mustadafin Foundation held a march on Sunday December 1 to raise awareness of World Aids Day.

Spine Road High remains top blood donors

Pupils and staff collectively donated 619 units of blood, increasing their contribution by 82 units from last year.


Nurul Quraan Institute works to to empower youth with Islamic foundational skills and to ensure that pupils are groomed to lead South Africa in all spheres of life.