Hats, Heels and High Tea for a good cause

IT WAS hats, heels, the rustle of money and the passing of cheques as the Dr Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation celebrated Women’s Month on Saturday at the CSIR in Pretoria. The event was also used to share information about South Africa’s second-biggest killer – diabetes – and encourage participants to dig into their pockets to ensure …

Everyday is Mandela Day for the BNZ Foundation

Everyday is #MandelaDay for the BNZ Foundation As The Foundation we kicked off the Mandela Month programme in June with a visit to a home for the elderly in Mamelodi Pretoria; reaching out to the community to promote diabetes awareness, diabetes testing and a healthy lifestyle. We also reached out by providing seedlings to start …

Bongi Ngema-Zuma selected as the African Female Leader of the Year 2016

The African Leadership Magazine International Advisory Board under the Chairmanship of Dr Joe Beasley has selected the First Lady of South Africa, Mrs Bongi Ngema-Zuma as the African Female Leader of the Year 2016.  Madam Ngema-Zuma was presented with the award during a prestigious event held yesterday (23 February) at Sandton Sun Hotel in Johannesburg. …

First lady tackles diabetes

A doting mother, global activist, philanthropist, leader and game-changer in the diabetes space, Bongi Ngema-Zuma is many things to many people. In her role essentially as the first lady of South Africa, a generally accepted title for the wife of the president, her main duty can be summed up as one thing; “taking care of …

Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation and Southern African Chinese Women’s Association make much-needed donation to mark Child Protection Week

Bongi Ngema-Zuma Foundation and Southern African Chinese Women’s Association make much-needed donation to mark Child Protection Week. The children in the paediatric oncology unit at Soweto’s Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital received a surprise visitfrom the First Lady, Dr Bongi Ngema-Zuma, on Sunday afternoon. She was there to personally deliver much-needed supplies and equipment that had been purchased …