tru fm in partnership with Vision 4 Women hosted a Women’s Month event entitled “Yet I Rise” on 19 August 2011. The theme was in line with the plight faced by women on a daily basis. The message was communicated through the topics that the esteemed guest speakers tackled aimed at assuring women that despite adversity at home; in the workplace and in life in general women still need to rise.
The event was in the form of a three course gala dinner with performances by Siphokazi and Ntsiki Mazwai who also distributed 200 autographed copies of her book WENA!
Guest speakers included SABC’s Tembisa Marele who shared her findings from her Phd research on The Representation of Womenin the workplace in the ...
The station has embarked on an I CARE campaign to strengthen its corporate social investment by relieving youths who are in extreme and hopeless poverty. The trufm broadcast area has a high rate of unemployment hence the station felt it necessary to embark on a campaign of this nature.
The main purpose of the campaign is to provide temporal relief to the people who are loyal listeners of the station and the community at large. The I CARE campaign will continue until the end of March 2012 and has assisted 20 families with groceries worth R 1000 each since the beginning of June 2011 trufm
The feedback that the station receives shows that there was a definite need for such a project. The I CARE ...
Q: What does Heritage Month mean to you?
Buck: Heritage month means a celebration of who and what we are as a people, a celebration of all aspects of South African culture.
Abongile: Heritage month is about celebrating where we come from, our culture as people of South Africa and just preserving culture as a whole.
Beema: Embracing, acknowledging and celebrating who we are.
Q: Describe YOUR Heritage.
Buck: Firstly, I am a Xhosa man wakwa Radebe, umthi mkhulu, ndlebe zintle zombini, uBungane, umashwabada
Secondly, I’m a black South African with a history as stirring as it is inspiring. A future uncertain as is bright.
Lastly, I’m an Eastern Caper, filled with talent potential.
Abongile: I am a proud Xhosa woman who was ...
This weeks hotty is a man whom is associated with wild, large, land animals. When he gets hold of the ball, one would hear chants of "Beeeeeeeaaaaaast" coming from fans in the stadium, this weeks hotty is none either than Zimbabwean born Tendai Mtawarira. He was born on the 1st of August 1985, he is 26 years of age and is a Leo, another association with an animal, the Leo zodiac sign is a lion, and we all know lions are the kings of the Jungle. He views himself as a warrior, his philosophy in life is that "You have to fight for what you want, you have to be prepared to die for what you believe in".
When asked about where he got his ...