Femada Shamam, Chief Executive Officer of Tafta

Message from the Chief Executive Officer

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As our country prepares for the inevitable announcement of more stringent measures by the Government of South Africa, I’ve had to make a few difficult decisions to ensure the prioritisation of our elders’ welfare during this difficult time. With immediate effect, the Tafta management team has made the following decisions that I ask you to please honour as we navigate the difficult days ahead: Our homes will no longer be open to any visitors, including immediate family members of elders. If you have family members in our buildings and are […]
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Femada Shamam, Chief Executive Officer of Tafta

Message from the CEO

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Dear Friends of Tafta As our country prepares for the inevitable announcement of more stringent measures by the Government of South Africa, I’ve had to make a few difficult decisions to ensure the prioritisation of our elders’ welfare during this difficult time. With immediate effect, therefore, the Tafta management team have made the following decisions that I ask you to please honour as we navigate the difficult days ahead: Our homes will no longer be open to any visitors, including immediate family members of elders. If you have family members […]
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Staff notice

Covid-19 Regulations

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All visitors/ suppliers and contractors must be presented with hand sanitisers on entrance at any building, together with a Visitor’s Precautionary questionnaire – should we experience an outbreak, we would need to provide this information to the NICD for exposure tracking and testing. Should visitors declare travel to high or medium risk countries in recent times (past 20 days) please escalate to the Building supervisor who will escalate case to the Area Manager and Divisional Manager. Visitation to elders will be restricted to only immediate family members, and full disclosure […]
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Sharpville Masacre

Human Rights: How is South Africa doing?

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In South Africa, we celebrate Human Rights Day with a public holiday on 21 March. This marks the day of the Sharpeville massacre in 1960, when 69 people were killed (29 of them children) while protesting the pass laws of the apartheid era (pictured above). Since then, South Africa has made great strides forward. We have freedoms protected by the constitution and laws promoting equality and individual rights. But those laws can be difficult to enforce. First in the world For example, our constitution was the first in the world […]
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Tafta's old school drive in movie

2020 old school drive-in a huge success

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What an incredible turn out and amazing support we had for our TAFTA Old School Drive-in movie at Durban Country Club on 6 March 2020. Patrons enjoyed watching the original Jumanji on the big screen, from their cars or picnic blankets and camp chairs out in the open. Thank you to each and every one who come and supported this wonderful event.
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