Play Your Part episode 13: get involved


Episode 13 of Play Your Part features Maimane Alfred Phiri, Kass Naidoo and Pamela K Bess. Here’s how you can get involved with them and their initiatives.

Play Your Part episode 13: get involved
Maimane Alfred Phiri represented South Africa at the football World Cup in France in 1998. The former football star is the founder of the Maimane Alfred Phiri Games. (Images: Brand South Africa)

Brand South Africa reporter

Born and bred in Alexandra in Johannesburg, Maimane Phiri started a social responsibility project in 2001 to involve youngsters in sports such as football.

The former football star is one of the guests featured on episode 13 of the Play Your Part TV series, which airs on Saturday, 9 December 2017 at 18:00 on SABC2.

Here’s how you can get involved with Phiri’s initiative, as well as with the other guests on this week’s episode:

Maimane Phiri

Phiri is the founder of the Maimane Alfred Phiri Games, or MAP Games, as well as the Maimane Alex Development Foundation which hosts the games, an annual winter football tournament. For Women’s Month, the foundation also focused on other sport codes such as netball, athletics and basketball.

Contact details

  • Website:
  • Twitter: @MAP_gamesalex

Kass Naidoo

Naidoo publishes news of women in sport and in South Africa. Her online initiative, gsport4girls, celebrates women in sport by hosting an annual awards.

Contact details

  • Website: and
  • Twitter: @KassNaidoo and @gsport4girls

Pamela K Bess

Social entrepreneur Bess has a passion for media development and entrepreneurship. She is the founder of Abesu Media and Communications, DoTV Africa and Positive Vibez NPC. Through these initiatives she provides training and development opportunities that promote entrepreneurship.

Contact details

  • Website: and Facebook
  • Twitter: @PamelaKBess and @DoTVAfrica

Play Your Part is broadcast at 18:00 on Saturdays on SABC2.

To get involved in playing your part in South Africa:

  • Check out the conversation on Twitter: #GetInvolved; or
  • Find out about initiatives on Play Your Part here.

Tell us how you Play Your Part through our social media channels:

  • Follow us on Twitter: @PlayYourPartSA;
  • Follow Brand South Africa on Twitter: @Brand_SA;
  • Like us on Facebook: Official Brand South Africa.

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