- The Port Nolloth police put the elderly front and centre while they promoted the Older Persons Act
- The act aims to protect, promote and maintain the status, rights, well-being and security of older persons
- They the project as a huge success, the posted pictures of officers engaging with stakeholders in the area
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Cops in the Northern Cape went from door to door in Port Nolloth visiting elderly people in a drive to promote the Older Persons Act.
The act aims to protect, promote and maintain the status, rights, well-being and security of older persons.
On Wednesday, 13 October, officers visited elderly people and distributed gifts and good parcels.
The police posted an update on their official Facebook page and hailed the drive as a "great success".
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Old couple wear clothes people forgot in their shop, model them to become big fashion stars
Earlier, Briefly News reported that an old couple, Chang Wan-ji and Hsu Sho-ere, who are 83 and 84 years old, got media attention in 2020 for their unconventional method of fashion.
They both run a laundry service and they always had to deal with the situation where people forget their clothes and never pick up, New York Post reported.
Why not wear them?
One day, their grandson, Reef Chang, who is a fashion enthusiast, thought up an idea for them to put the clothes to good use.
He persuaded them to wear the old clothes and pose for the camera so that he can help them post on social media, South China Morning Post reported.
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Thabiso Mbhele is one of Briefly News’ loyal readers and recently shared an inspirational story with his social media followers. The proud guy just finished building his loving grandmother a beautiful house.
Mbhele took to Facebook to share great photos of the dwelling in a collage and his granny, Duduzile Mthethwa, will now have a decent place she can call home. The local lad’s friends and peeps are delighted as they share positive messages.
Briefly News also congratulates Thabiso, who is seen as a good influence on his community and Mzansi at large.