News and Opinions

Eusebius McKaiser: A tribute from Inyathelo

31 May 2023
Eusebius McKaiser, a renowned South African broadcaster, author and political commentator, is remembered by Inyathelo for his significant contribution to public discourse and social commentary. His insightful and thought-provoking work has helped shape important conversations about South Africa. Eusebius passed away on 30 May at the age of 45 years. As a radio host, McKaiser tackled contentious and complex issues, inviting guests from various backgrounds to engage in robust debates. His abi...

In memoriam: Ben Rabinowitz 

12 May 2023
Inyathelo and its associates remember, with affection and gratitude, Cape Town-based entrepreneur and philanthropist, the late Ben Rabinowitz. Mr Rabinowitz and his late wife Shirley supported numerous organisations, projects and causes for over 50 years, spanning  education, health, justice, the environment, sport and music. The Rabinowitz couple described themselves as neither rich nor poor, but having  enough to meet their needs, and were known to seldom turn anyone away when t...

Gauteng NGO budget cuts reversed

08 May 2023
Inyathelo welcomes the undertaking by Gauteng Premier Panyaza Lesufi, according to media reports, that planned cuts to social welfare organisations in the province will be reversed, and SLA’s of affected NGOs will be corrected and subsidies paid. Inyathelo applauds NGOs that expressed their grave concerns following the news of budget cuts, and that some applications for funding had been declined. Inyathelo urges NGOs, in turn, to ensure that their organisations are properly registered, and th...

New SARS requirements for Section 18A certificates

05 May 2023
It’s vital that managers of non-profits, accounting firms and legal entities are fully up-to-date about changes in pertinent tax legislation, if they are to educate and support the donors who generously fund NPOs. Legal terms and requirements can be confusing, however, and it’s easy to become bewildered by current and pending changes to the law, where donations are concerned. Fortunately, Turning Point Chartered Accountants, a multi-disciplinary consultancy offering comprehensive financial s...

Tribute to Noel Daniels

19 April 2023
The Inyathelo Board of Trustees, staff and associates are deeply saddened at the passing of committed educator and human rights campaigner Noel Daniels on 18 April 2023. Noel was a trustee of Inyathelo from January 2012 – October 2018, and was a source of wisdom and experience, particularly in the fields of adult learning, leadership and management. Noel was deeply committed to education, training and development for all, especially those who had been denied access to education in the past. ...

Chat on the Couch: Hope for the Future

28 March 2023
During our #WorldNGODay Celebrations, we spent some time talking to some of our guests about their inspiring work at their nonprofit organisations. Listen to their stories on our #ChatOnTheCouch series.Our first guest is Vanessa Nelson, from Hope for the Future.       View this post on Instagram       A post shared by Inyathelo (@inyathelo) Hope for the Future is an NPO founded in 2002 by Vanessa Sauls Nelson, a mother d...

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