South Africa

South Africa’s Friendship Games Banner & a Look Ahead at their 33rd City Wide Tournament

PeacePlayers South Africa’s Friendship Games took place roughly over a month ago and it turned out to be a huge success. These games were presented by Ed and Penelope Peskowitz and were hosted at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) Howard College – Old Mutual Sports Hall on the 24th and 25th of August. Over 170 high school participants … Continue reading South Africa’s Friendship Games Banner & a Look Ahead at their 33rd City Wide Tournament

PeacePlayers South Africa Fellow Douglas “Doug” Nedab Provides Insight Into His First Month in Durban

This weeks blog is written by International Fellow Douglas “Doug” Nedab II. My first month has been filled with excitement, constant adjustments, and forming bonds with people I already know I’ll never forget. The motherland is like no other place I’ve been to and the scenery is amazing. I can honestly say I wasn’t nervous … Continue reading PeacePlayers South Africa Fellow Douglas “Doug” Nedab Provides Insight Into His First Month in Durban

The Road to Peace

This weeks post is brought to you by PP-NI International Fellow, Leif Frymire.  It was approximately 11.30pm Monday night.  We had left the airport 15 minutes earlier.  In the group chat with all the coaches and coordinators they were taking bets on when we would arrive to the hotel.  At that same moment our van … Continue reading The Road to Peace

PeacePlayers-South Africa Launch Two Refurbished Courts!

This week’s blog is written by Sbahle Mkhize, PeacePlayers South Africa Developments and Events Manager regarding last week’s basketball court launches. Since joining PeacePlayers-South Africa as the Fundraising Manager in 2015, the poor/ deteriorating state of the then, 14 year old basketball courts, were a priority for the fundraising team, to renovate. Many of the … Continue reading PeacePlayers-South Africa Launch Two Refurbished Courts!

PeacePlayers South Africa hosts 29th City Wide Tournament

This past weekend PeacPlayers South Africa hosted its 29th City Wide Tournament. With the programming coming to an end for 2017, PeacePlayers South Africa ended the year off on a high note.The tournament, as always, was hosted at Hoy Park Sports Complex with over 500 Primary school & Leadership development programme participants. The sunny warm … Continue reading PeacePlayers South Africa hosts 29th City Wide Tournament

PeacePlayers South Africa’ Higher Education Expo is a Huge Success!!

  On the 21st of October PeacePlayers International SA hosted their highly anticipated Higher Education Expo for the Leadership Development Programme participants.  The event brought together over 100 youth between the ages of 14-18 at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Westville Campus. The purpose of this special event was to 1.expose the youth to different opportunities … Continue reading PeacePlayers South Africa’ Higher Education Expo is a Huge Success!!