Nest egg spent on new wing for women's centre

2016-06-30 08:47

Your old couch or mismatched furniture could be put to better use, as the Saartjie Baartman Centre appeals for donations to kit out the new wing of its Cape Town premises.

Law and music a perfect combination for Nkandla lawyer

2016-06-28 08:25

Advocate Sarah Pudifin-Jones's long list of accomplishments includes working on the Constitutional Court's Nkandla matter and performing with American singer Josh Groban.

R20m boost in Chris Hani Baragwanath’s paediatric clinic gives parents a sigh of relief

2016-06-24 10:32

A new paediatric surgery outpatient clinic will be built at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital to allow parents to stay with their children.

Durban women turn dumping sites into green spaces

2016-06-22 11:27

A group of Durban women have made it their business to clean up several illegal dumping sites in their city out of a simple desire to make a difference.

If you do something with all your heart, it will be good - blind barista

2016-06-17 11:10

Joseph Matheatau is a blind barista who works at the Kaleidoscope coffee shop in Worcester who says he can see his future is bright.

Youth newspaper to share good news about Helenvale

2016-06-15 15:15

The youth-driven Helenvale Newsletter hopes to tell good news stories from the Eastern Cape community when it launches in Youth Month.

Labrador plucked from sea fighting for her life

2016-06-15 08:04

Xena the Labrador's miraculous rescue from the ocean this week has left many hearts warm. However, her adventure is far from over as she fights the repercussions of her near-drowning.

Life of hardship leads young KZN scientist to seat among the Laureates

2016-06-08 14:41

A man who hails from humble beginnings in rural KwaZulu-Natal is set to attend one of the world's most prestigious gatherings of scientists and academics.

Zille opens SA's first deaf-run coffee shop

2016-06-07 14:51

With a deaf younger sister, it was especially meaningful for Western Cape Premier Helen Zille to open South Africa’s first deaf-run coffee shop in Cape Town.

PICS: Joy and smiles as Joburg's elderly are surprised with winter blankets

2016-06-06 07:32

Some of Johannesburg's neediest pensioners have been treated to a warm meal and free blankets to keep them warm for the winter, thanks to News24 readers.


Joburg karate kids ready to take on Germany

2016-06-29 08:20

After appealing for funds to compete in the world championships, six young karatekas from Eldorado Park can now represent the country in Germany next month.

Watch: Toddler gets hearing aids, does happy dance!

2016-06-27 10:53

This video will make you realise just how important our senses are.

PMB teen turns ordinary cardboard into remarkable artworks

2016-06-22 12:00

Cardboard is so often thrown away or recycled, but for Qiniso Gwamada (19) it is a valuable material he uses to create remarkable artworks.

'I owe my dad this degree' - student who fought her way into top SA university

2016-06-22 09:00

When Zola Maphila tells the Grade 12 class of Christel House to get their heads into their books, they listen.

90-year-old donates over 400 pints of blood

2016-06-17 09:35

The Guinness Book of World Records has recognised a 90-year-old South African as the oldest regular blood donor.

Kokstad farmer finds first black truffle of season

2016-06-15 13:01

It is believed that the first Perigord black truffle of the season has been found on a farm near Kokstad.

Local host of stranded US students praises 'phenomenal' rescue team

2016-06-14 07:16

The host of three American college students who got stuck on a ledge in the Jonkershoek Mountains has praised the "phenomenal" team that rescued them.

Alex township owl day a hoot

2016-06-08 13:57

Paintings of owls adorned the fences of five schools in Alexandra this week, to highlight the importance of these rodent-killing birds of prey.

Restaurant owner honoured at Sea Rescue award ceremony for bravery

2016-06-07 08:29

A restaurant owner who rescued three women who were caught in a rip current at Kleinmond beach has been honoured at the 49th National Sea Rescue Institute Awards ceremony.

Diepsloot cycling group keeps wheels rolling safely

2016-06-03 09:04

A group of 200 cyclists who choose to cycle to work instead of using expensive public transport has received a good safety boost with a donation of safety equipment to the value of about R15 000.

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