Tsogo Alumni Society

Tsogo High/Secondary School Alumni – NPO Registration No.053-952-NPO

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3 weeks to go (Tsogo Alumni Society 1st Annual Fundraising Golf Day and Alumni Dinner)

We are 3 weeks away from the Tsogo Alumni Society 1st Annual Fundraising Golf Day and Alumni Dinner (Thursday 28 September 2017). We still have a number of options available for alumni to take part. First, we would like to update you on fundraising efforts of this event.

To date we have raised just over R200,000 through a combined effort of the Tsogo Golf Day event committee. The proceeds of this event will go towards the Tsogo Infrastructure Improvement Project . Our goal is to raise over R 1 million.

Now more than ever, we need alumni to come to the table. You can still contribute by:

  • Purchasing a four ball with other alumni, family or friends (R5000)
  • Buying a dinner only ticket (R400)
  • Donating directly

Booking/Payments/Donations

Bank: First National Bank (FNB)

Account Name: Tsogo High School Alumni Society

Account Number: 62560915773

Account Branch: 250655

Reference: golf_NAME_SURNAME

Email proof of payment to tsogo-alumni-golf@googlegroups.com and also notify us what package you are booking for. You can also pay via Card via Quicket.

The organising committee:

  • Dan Marokane (Tsogo 19..)
  • Vincent Kekana (Tsogo 1988)
  • Thabo Ncalo (Tsogo 1997)
  • Thabiso Setshedi (Tsogo 2008)
  • Moshabi Pitsoane (Tsogo 1985)
  • Moletsane Moletsane

 

Tsogo Alumni Society AGM + Networking Event Jan 2017

Note the Date and Venue change.

The Tsogo Alumni Society will hold its 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM):

When: 11 February 2016
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Waterfall Heights Clubhouse, Cnr. Bekker Street & Jason Close
Midrand, Vorna Valley

You can RSVP here [Link] (Tickets are limited)
A basic ticket is R50 and you can also choose to donate through your ticket purchase.

Join other alumni, reconnect and also give your inputs into our plans for 2017.

Please pass this on to other Tsogo alumni in your social circles.

https://www.quicket.co.za/events/24887-tsogo-alumni-society-agm-networking-event/

Alumni Networking Evening Oct 2015

The Tsogo Alumni Society held a networking evening for Alumni at Stanlib (thanks to Mr. Thabo Ncalo) in Melrose Arch on the evening of the 29th October 2015. We are very thankful for those who were able to make it. We hope for this to be the first of many. Look out for more events in future. If you haven’t already, join our mailing list. Look at “The Alumni Starter Pack”. If you would like to help host (get a venue, logistics of the day etc.) let us know by emailing us at tsogoalum@gmail.com


Comrades Marathon 2015

With enduring strength and will-power, our fellow Tsogo Alumni members

  • Tumi Mphahlele (1990),
  • Ofentse Modisakeng (1996),
  • Pono Mogoera (1997),
  • Moses Mokgoko (1998).
  • Molefe Nthite (1999),
  • Modibedi Absalom Moumakwe (2000),
  • Tshepiso Bokaba (2002)

have successfully completed the 90th edition of the Comrades Marathon on the 31st May 2015. The Tsogo Alumni Society would like to take this opportunity to congratulate them for attaining this milestone.

“It always seems impossible until it is done” Nelson Mandela.

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Economic and Investment Opportunities in Africa

This is another of our Alumni contributed articles. Hope you enjoy it.

Background (1960 – 1989)

Africa (Source: http://familypedia.wikia.com/wiki/Africa)

Africa (Source: http://familypedia.wikia.com/wiki/Africa)

The African continent has been stuck in a period of economic stagnation and decay since the late 1960’s and 1970’s. As the winds of political change started sweeping through much of Africa during this period, political and liberation priorities overtook most other priorities – including sustaining economic development. The beginning of this period of political freedom for Africa coincided with a protracted but near-silent ideological war in the northern hemisphere – the Cold War!

Africa being a large provider of resources to the world became a playground for this ‘silent’ war. Many African political leaders simply became pawns of either the capitalist West or Soviet-linked powers. The priority on economic development unfortunately took a back-seat between the late 1960’s (as most of Africa started gaining independence) and a very notable year – 1989!

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