In loving memory of Theo Swart

Toastmasters in Southern Africa are deeply saddened by the passing of one our own selfless servant leaders, Theo Swart. He was an Executive member of the District looking after Area I3 – clubs in the Johannesburg East. “Theo passed away in the early hours of Saturday 16 February after a four-month-long fight against the effects…

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In Loving Memory of Fatima Abrahams, DTM

Our Toastmasters Family is at a loss of one of our own selfless servant leaders. Fatima Abrahams, DTM collapsed and passed on Wednesday 19 September 2018 in the afternoon. Fatima had been an illustrious leader who served with respect and excellence as Area Director (2015, 2017, 2018) and Division A Director in 2015-2016. She will…

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High School Teacher & the 5th female wins World Champion of Public Speaking.

With a speech titled “Still Standing,” Ramona J. Smith, a high school teacher from Houston, Texas, won the Toastmasters World Championship of Public Speaking on Saturday, Aug. 25. For the first time in the contest’s history, female competitors swept the top three positions. Smith is only the fifth woman to capture the World Champion of Public Speaking title since…

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Southern Africa Toastmasters adopts the Pathways Learning Experience, a modernised education program

The new program delivers skills needed in the workplace Johannesburg, South Africa, July. 04, 2018 – Southern Africa Toastmasters, a district of Toastmasters International, a world leader in communication and leadership development, launched the Pathways learning experience in 2018. The Toastmasters Pathways learning experience is a modernised learning experience suited to a changing global society.…

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District 74 Public Speaking Championship competes in Vancouver

  Gary Tintinger   Highway resident and member of the Forest Hills Toastmasters club, Gary Tintinger, recently returned from Vancouver, Canada where he represented Toastmasters District 74 (Southern Africa) in the World Championship of Public Speaking.   Club President Jackie Johnson said “We’re extremely proud of Gary’s achievement. It’s a fantastic honour for our club…

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District 74 succeeds!

Toastmasters Southern Africa (District 74) was well represented at the recent International Convention held in Vancouver during August.  District 74 was recognised as one of the 14 President’s Distinguished Districts across the globe, having achieved this accolade for the first time in 25 years. District 74 was able to extend the reach of Toastmasters to…

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