2017 Ukukhanya Kwe Africa School Grade 7 Valediction

The BNZ  Foundation honoured one of its streams the education sector by participating in the farewell ceremony of 120 grade 7 learners at Ukukhanya Kwe Africa primary school at eMolweni Village, Hill Crest in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province. Ms Jenny Wu the Executive Deputy Chairlady from African Chinese Women’s Association provided a message of support to …

2017 BNZ Foundation Blue Breakfast

First Lady  Dr. Bongi Ngema-Zuma, Founder and Patron of the BNZ Foundation, held an exclusive breakfast to commemorate World Diabetes Day. Guests were encouraged to wear blue, as the symbol that represents Diabetes is blue. The aim of the breakfast was to raise awareness and share information about the country’s second biggest killer diabetes and …

2017 Hats and Heels High Tea

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 …

2017 Eqinisweni Secondary School Motivational Tour

First lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma under her BNZ Foundation visited Ivory Park, Ekurhuleni, to give a motivational talk to pupils. Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma was invited by a youth organisation called Kuzondlula Motivators, to motivate pupils in the area as well as in Tembisa. About her impressions of Eqinisweni Secondary School, the First Lady said the school …

2017 MTN Walk The Talk With 702

The BNZ Foundation participated for the third time, at the 2017 MTN Walk The Talk. Leading the team was Founder and Patron Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma where she arrived with her team of more than 160 people wearing the foundations t-shirts and caps for visibility. With a very clear message ‘Walk For Diabetes’ they surely did …

2017 Mandela Day at YMCA Mamelodi

First Lady Bongi Ngema-Zuma spent quality time the elderly to celebrate Mandela Day. Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma visited elderly residents of Mamelodi, Tshwane, with her BNZ Foundation and the Africa Chinese Women Association. Addressing the elders, she encouraged them to live healthy lives and exercise regularly. One of the elders Miriam Ratau (75), said it was …

2017 World TB Day Commemoration

Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma delivered a key-note address during the commemoration of World TB Day at Prince Mshiyeni Memorial Hospital. The event was held in partnership with the Department of Health in KwaZulu-Natal under the theme“Find TB. Treat TB. Working Together to Eliminate TB”. Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma is the Founder and Patron of the Bongi Ngema-Zuma …

2017 African Leadership Magazine Awards

The African Leadership Magazine International Advisory Board under the Chairmanship of Dr. Joe Beasley selected the Madam Bongi Ngema-Zuma as the African Female Leader of the Year 2016 for the work she does through her Diabetes Foundation. Madame Ngema-Zuma was presented with the award during a prestigious event held at Sandton, Johannesburg. The event, which …

2016 World Diabetes Day Commemoration

The Bongi Ngema-Zuma (BNZ) Foundation joined hands with the Free State Health Department to commemorate World Diabetes Day on Saturday 12 November, at Turflaagte, in Bloemfontein. BNZ  Foundation is a non-profit organisation established in 2010, with the vision to “To see a South Africa where diabetes ceases to be a killer due to lack of awareness.” Diabetes …