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The Annual Band Aid Winter Blanket Drive for 2022 is already in full swing and stepping up multiple levels to bring Love and Warmth for many more beneficiaries than it ever did before.

With activities around the Band Aid Winter Blanket Drive's collection points for donations and distribution to beneficiaries already up and running, as with nearly all Band Aid SA initiatives, supporters can also look forward to gaining access to Exquisite Entertainment.

Published in Entertainment News
Tuesday, 08 November 2016 18:14

We Need Your Ingredients for our Stone Soup

One of our favourite stories here at Colored Girls Rock that have resonated with many of us since childhood is the story of Stone Soup.


A traveller reached a village where the people were not very friendly to strangers or even to each other.
He proceeded to make a fire, took out a large pot, filled it with water and added stones to it, all the while whistling a happy tune.

Published in Community News

Twilight for Children's Educational Rights in Blikkiesdorp - Picture: Facebook - Molo Songololo
We have for the past few years been saying that there is nothing temporary about the abomination called the Symphony Way Temporary Relocation Area or as it is better known, Blikkiesdorp. Even if the people are moved to proper housing in the near future, they will be permanently stuck with all manner of scars.

As if suffering the indignation of being forced to move there is not enough, a further clear violation of human rights, specifically children's rights is happening right under our noses as there are, according to the children's rights charity Molo Songololo, at least 43 children in Blikkiesdorp who are being denied enrolment in school.

Published in In The News