'Avatar was amazing' - corneal transplant patient takes first trip to the movies

2016-05-28 07:26

Corneal transplant patient Philani Twala has had his first ever cinema experience with his new eyes after a Ster-Kinekor campaign helped him get a life-changing operation.

We chat to the hot SA couple that got engaged on stage at Adele's concert

2016-05-27 09:07

We had a quick chat with the South African couple that got engaged at one of Adele’s shows in Barcelona.

PICS: Mystery of missing wedding ring: The dog ate it!

2016-05-26 13:55

When a wedding ring disappeared off a dresser, hardly anyone believed a Mpumalanga toddler when he said the dog ate it.

Joburg karate kids' dream could take off thanks to you

2016-05-26 07:41

The dreams of three young karate practitioners from Eldorado Park in Gauteng wishing to take part in a tournament in Germany might just come true, thanks to generous News24 readers.

Meet the friends who clean Durban's beaches for free

2016-05-25 13:10

A pair of Durban men have rallied their friends together and taken it upon themselves to clean up Durban's beaches.

Drought inspires KZN farmer to lend a helping hand

2016-05-24 09:06

A Nottingham Road farmer and his son have donated 800 bales of hay to farmers suffering from the crippling drought in Hluhlwe.

Bloem Border Collie is SA's first doggie graduate

2016-05-19 11:38

A sheepdog from a farm in Bloemfontein is the first dog in the country ever to be awarded a university degree.

Lost wallet found in the hands of good Samaritan

2016-05-18 10:07

A Durban man who found a wallet used his one day of leave a week to make a signboard and stand at a busy intersection in the hope of finding its owner.

Doctors said she'd never walk... now she's done an obstacle race

2016-05-17 12:46

Doctors said Samantha Stander would never be able to walk. But the second-year medical student has just completed an obstacle race that saw her run and even scale walls.

News24 readers open their hearts to karate kid hopefuls

2016-05-17 10:54

A number of News24 users have come forward to help three young karatekas from Eldorado Park realise their dream of representing SA in a tournament in Germany.


Capetonians' generosity warms up the city's homeless this winter

2016-05-27 10:13

The generosity of thousands of Capetonians means that many of the city’s homeless will get to spend at least a few nights this winter in a warm bed with food in their stomachs.

A couple from Cape Town got engaged on stage at an Adele concert

2016-05-27 07:18

Two South Africans got engaged at an Adele concert on Tuesday night in Spain and we’re freaking out!

Limpopo village cricket team takes field of dreams to YouTube

2016-05-26 11:21

A chance drive near the rural village of Ga-Sekororo, in Limpopo, has exposed a burgeoning passion for cricket in a community that lives on very little.

Elite mine rescue squad risks all to save lives

2016-05-26 07:41

Few make it into the elite squad of the Mines Rescue Services, which is dedicated to saving lives in a country with the deepest mines in the world.

Brave post office worker chases down knife-wielding robber

2016-05-25 11:36

A brave Post Office employee who managed to chase down an armed robber is recovering in a Durban hospital after being stabbed repeatedly in the head, say paramedics.

Durban hospital ward transformed into wedding venue

2016-05-23 13:00

A Durban man confined to a hospital bed has managed to watch his son tie the knot, after his family managed to stream the ceremony via Skype and then brought some of the bridal party to his ward.

'Brave' man comes to rescue of woman being mugged

2016-05-18 12:30

A man has been hailed a hero by police after coming to the aid of a woman being robbed by three men in Butterworth.

Light at the end of the tunnel for exhausted mom of two disabled children

2016-05-18 07:47

Life is looking much better for Nomahlubi Mbulu, a mother of three with two disabled children who felt incapable of taking care of their special needs.

My hard work speaks for me - PhD graduate, 27

2016-05-17 12:12

After years of hard work and determination, a 27-year-old woman is one of the youngest South Africans to have obtained a PhD degree in science.

Dog saved from the brink, now named after Game of Thrones character

2016-05-17 08:40

A dog rescued from the brink of death in KwaZulu-Natal has been given a home and a new name that embodies her warrior spirit. Please note that this article contains a graphic image.

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