Remembering his time in WW2

2017-05-22 11:51

Seventy-two years after the end of WW2, a veteran of the war has finally put pen to paper and written his memoir as a legacy for his family.

Mother’s Day: Why we love our mums

2017-05-14 10:28

Ahead of Mother’s Day, City Press asked a few of SA’s better-known folk what their mums mean to them.

Is that a flying Toyota Yaris? SA kids create awesome Dream Car Art

2017-05-11 08:09

Toyota SA has announced the winners of its Dream Car Art contest. Check out Sumayyah Yusuf Moosa's 'UniYaris', a flying magical car, and more great art by local children.

Poppie the paralysed dog on her way to US after back op

2017-05-08 20:21

A paralysed dog that stole the hearts of a group of researchers in Botswana just over two months ago is on her way to the US – hopefully after a back operation to repair her fractured vertebrae.

Stolen animal rescue mobile clinic van found

2017-05-04 12:11

A Cape Town animal welfare organisation's mobile clinic van has been found, shortly after being stolen outside its premises.

UCT students treat Pollsmoor prisoners to a touch of beauty

2017-05-03 08:37

Twenty University of Cape Town law students shelved their books to spend time pampering hundreds of women prisoners at Pollsmoor prison.

Big hit for ex-addict

2017-04-18 06:01

A matric pupil from Retreat feels like she has been given another chance to bat in life by playing softball.

Special Easter surprise for family who survive off social grants

2017-04-14 09:29

For the first time in years, Berenice and Hilton Plaatjies’s children will have Easter eggs for Easter, thanks to News24 readers.

UKZN dropout uses tuckshop money to finally complete studies

2017-04-13 07:23

It cost Mervin Chetty R280 to start a tuck shop in his mother's kitchen that would eventually go on to pay for his bachelor's degree at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

UWC graduate becomes first black African woman to earn a biotech honours cum laude

2017-04-12 10:32

Sinazo Bali, 23, from the University of the Western Cape, has become the first black woman in Africa to earn an honours degree in biotechnology cum laude.


Police captain opens her heart and home to domestic violence victim

2017-05-19 08:08

A police officer in Port Elizabeth recently went above and beyond the call of duty when a woman had contacted her after being assaulted by her live-in partner.

Mandla Mandela and wife Rabia announce birth of firstborn

2017-05-12 12:12

Chief Mandla Mandela and his wife Rabia Clarke have announced the birth of their firstborn.

School principal visits bunking pupils' homes

2017-05-10 22:55

There has been a drop in absenteeism at a George school after the principal started going to the pupils’ homes if they didn’t pitch for school. And it's showing in their marks.

134 year old woman receives a helping hand

2017-05-05 18:22

Johanna Ramatse who may well be the oldest living person in the world at 134 years old has become the proud owner of a refurbished house in Stinkwater township.

Mossel Bay brother and sister reunited after 33 years

2017-05-04 11:08

An elderly brother and sister, who had last seen one another 33 years ago, have been reunited thanks to the dogged determination of a relative.

The taxi driver who swaps a steering wheel for a shovel

2017-04-19 07:58

Cape Town minibus taxi driver Yamkela Ncume couldn’t stand the accumulating filth and stagnant grey water in Dunoon’s Gousbloom Street, so he started cleaning it himself.

Sand artist sculpts a living on Port Elizabeth beaches

2017-04-15 07:30

Talented artist Siyabonga Duma is making a living by turning beach sand into sculptures.

WATCH: 'Love at first sight' for pit bull, baby springbok

2017-04-13 21:18

A pit bull that is best buddies with a springbok on an Eastern Cape farm proves that the dogs are not as vicious as they are made out to be, according to their owner.

Khomani San elder gets second chance after knee op

2017-04-13 06:07

Khomani San tracker Andrew Kruiper has been given a second chance to do what he loves, thanks to a double knee replacement operation.

Man witnesses sunrise from hot air balloon two days before dying

2017-04-11 13:04

Two days before losing his battle against dementia and motor neuron disease (MND), a Bloemfontein businessman got to fly over the Magaliesberg in a hot air balloon and witness a breathtaking sunrise.

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