Keyword: South Africa

The world needs more song and dance than war – Mbete

Speaking during the 13th edition of the International Festival of Language and Culture at Nelson Mandela Theatre on Thursday evening, Mbete, who was guest of honour, said rather than seeing people fight, she would love to see them sing and dance. She said she was delighted to be part of the event.

South Africa to host 14th International Festival of Language and Culture

The 14th International Festival of Language and Culture, South Africa, IFLCSA, will be held this April twenty first, at the Nelson Mandela Theatre in Johannesburg. The Festival is the largest and most prominent global project for promoting world languages and cultures.

International Festival of Language and Culture

The International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) promotes research, learning and information exchanges in support of peace, friendship, understanding, inclusion and diversity. Founded in 2003 with 17 countries participating, the IFLC has grown to include 145 countries with more than 2,000 participants in 2015.

South Africa welcomes International Festival of Language

The globally acclaimed International Festival of Language and Culture (IFLC) is dedicated to cultivating and educating the youth, creating a platform to share their cultural heritage with their peers around the world and to witness exceptional performances by students of diverse nationalities.

Mozambican president: I will continue to support Turkish schools

Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has expressed his support and gratitude to the educational volunteers affiliated with the Gülen movement for their contributions to his country, saying that he has scheduled a visit to the Turkish school in the Mozambican capital Maputo that his son graduated from to show his support.

School Children, Not Tools Of War: A Nigerian’s opinion on Gulen, Hizmet and Erdogan

AS a Nigerian who has experienced Turks and their culture both at home and in Turkey for over a decade of my life, I have come to see and feel Turkey as my second country. My first interaction with the Turkish society was through education in Abuja at one of their many schools nationwide before I went on to spend five years in Istanbul.

Kimse Yok Mu, the prominent outlet for international aid

Activities spanning across 113 nations, the non-profit organizations aid activities continues to reach across the globe defying the Turkish government’s unjustified persecution.

Gandhi’s granddaughter: Hizmet movement realized all we dreamed of

Peace activist and iconic leader Mahatma Gandhi’s granddaughter, Ela Gandhi, has said that the Hizmet movement realized all they had dreamed of, in reference to the activities of the South Africa-based Turquoise Harmony Institute.

President Zuma sends message to the South African – Turkish Business Association Business Awards

President Jacob Zuma has urged the Turkish business people to partner with the Chambers of Commerce in South Africa to help develop small businesses, transfer skills and create black industrialists.

African Professor lauds ‘Kimse Yok Mu’ as model relief organization

University of South Africa Professor Yousuf Dadoo has congratulated Kimse Yok Mu, one of the largest charity organizations in Turkey, for making its work a model for all charitable groups. He said that during a recent visit to Turkey he had been privileged to spend some time with members of Kimse Yok Mu, a relief organization connected to the faith-based Hizmet movement.

Mongolian teacher Galimbek’s message

Because we have been unable to become a regular and normal democracy, every generation and every social segment has once been defined as a domestic enemy in different periods. One of the things that the clandestine structures governing the old Turkey did best was to declare part of the people as an internal enemy and to launch effective propaganda to undermine their image in the eyes of the people.

Deceased Mongolian teacher becomes Twitter trending topic

Mongolian teacher Galimbek Sharivkhan, who died in a car accident in South Africa on Saturday, has become a trending topic on Twitter with the hashtag #MoğolistanınAdemTatlısı (Mongolia’s Adem Tatlı) making the social networking site’s trending topics lists for the world and Turkey on Saturday night. Sharivhan was a teacher in Johannesburg at one of the Turkish schools established by educational volunteers affiliated with the faith-based Hizmet movement, inspired by the teachings of Turkish Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen.

African queen promises to give support to Turkish schools

Queen Ntombi Twala of Swaziland received a group of teachers from Turkish schools and businesspeople, affiliated with the Hizmet Movement, at her palace. “Success of the schools you established pleased me a lot. If you open such schools in our country, my people will benefit from them,” said Ntombi adding that she promise to support schools which will be opened in her country.

Desmond Tutu commends Gulen inspired organization

The Turquoise Harmony Institute, an organization inspired by the philosophies and teachings of Fethullah Gulen that promotes peace, dialogue and tolerance hosted its 7th annual Ubuntu Lecture and Peace and Dialogue Awards Ceremony on the 30th of April in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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