Official opening of Langeler Towers

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After almost a decade in the planning and building stage, Tafta’s landmark 11 storey Langeler Towers was officially opened at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday 29 March 2017. Pictured above cutting the ribbon are (from left to right) Cardinal Wilfred Napier, Femada Shamam (Tafta COO), Margie Smith (Tafta CEO), Coucillor Mpume Ntshangase, Wicus Jacobs (Tafta Vice Chairperson). Guests of honour included his Eminence, Cardinal Wilfrid Napier OFM, city councillors and representatives of major donors including the Victor Daitz Foundation, Nemit Trust, Comburs Foundation and the Department of Human Settlement. Cardinal […]

Durban celebrities embrace Tafta’s “Hug Therapy” campaign

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Durban’s influential personalities have thrown their support behind a novel campaign launched by the Association for the Aged (Tafta) by giving of their time to show love to the elderly. Former Miss South Africa finalist and model, Julia Petersen along with Gagasi FM DJ, Mzokoloko Gumede were among the do-gooders, who took time off their busy schedules to add much-needed joy and companionship to senior citizens. During their visits to Langeler Towers and John Conradie House on Durban’s South Beach and John Dunn House in Wentworth, many residents immediately recognised […]