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Gauteng matric pupils donate their shoes after last exam

2016-11-30 10:33

After they put their pens down at the end of their last exam, a group of Gauteng matric pupils took off their shoes and left it behind for those less fortunate.

Long-lost wedding ring finds way home after 20 years

2016-11-24 12:47

The owner of the lost wedding ring that has been found after 20 years on a KwaZulu-Natal beach is ecstatic.

Keep your chins up – we’ve come a long way SA! – Pennington

2016-11-23 11:34

A new report shows how far we’ve come in 22 years of democry - read this If corruption and cronyism is tipping you towards believing SA is going to hell in a handbasket.

'Angel' policeman runs guest house for injured owner

2016-11-22 13:03

A policeman has helped to run a Welkom guest house for more than three weeks after the elderly owner fell and broke her hip.

The social club for Khayelitsha's elderly

2016-11-21 09:00

Social clubs offer respite for the elderly. Every day, club members get exercise, two meals, the chance to make a small income through soap making or sewing, and plenty of company.

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WATCH: Policeman's upbeat tune goes viral

WATCH: Warrant Officer Dawie Williams has South Africans tapping their feet to this heartfelt rendition of gospel song Count Your Blessings.

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Thriving car wash started with one man in a wheelchair

2016-11-18 08:27

Business is booming five years after two unemployed friends, down on their luck, started a car wash in Langa.

Teen burn victim making good recovery

2016-11-16 13:17

A 16-year-old Pretoria boy who sustained third-degree burns in a freak accident says he is still in a bit of pain but is recovering.

From jobless tractor driver to successful pillow maker

2016-11-15 10:08

Left jobless following the Zimbabwean government's land reform in 2010, tractor driver Tafadzwa Mukwayo came to Johannesburg and hit on the idea of making pillows.

Proudly SA: World champ Brad Binder finishes Moto3 career in style

2016-11-14 09:55

Brad Binder underlined his class, talent and champion-credentials with an utterly amazing victory at the Valencia GP.

 

Manenberg mosaic artists transform Civic Centre entrance

2016-11-29 17:01

First they created detailed mosaics to adorn the walls of a housing project in Manenberg. Now, they have gone on to decorate the entrance to the Cape Town Civic Centre with their mosaic murals.

The spinach king of Khayelitsha

2016-11-23 13:05

After successfully opening his first “green” bakery in Khayelitsha in 2014, "Spinach King" Lufefe Nomjana opened his second bakery four months ago and plans to franchise his concept.

Mouth-painter's masterpieces spread inspiring messages

2016-11-22 18:05

Brenton Swartz’s strokes are precise, clean, and controlled as he moves his head with a brush firmly between his lips.

From dumping ground to community space

2016-11-22 06:00

A Cape Town pensioner who has worked tirelessly to maintain a patch of land previously used as a dumping ground now has plans to start a community vegetable garden.

KwaZulu-Natal nurse who saved miracle baby honoured

2016-11-18 15:27

A KwaZulu-Natal nurse has been recognised and rewarded for helping to ensure that an unborn baby got life-saving surgery.

Pensioner 'overwhelmed' after winning R25m lotto jackpot

2016-11-18 13:09

A Johannesburg pensioner says she cried when she heard that she had finally hit the jackpot after buying a lottery ticket each week for 16 years.

Home teaching maths guru lands big sponsorship

2016-11-17 11:03

After teaching maths and physics from his Bushbuckridge home for the past 27 years, Caltex will help Jerry Mbowane, 58, run his classes in a proper school environment.

Boy, 8, survives freak accident as door handle pierces eye socket

2016-11-16 07:49

An 8-year-old boy whose eye socket has been pierced by a door handle will not lose his sight, thanks to a team of medical experts.

Paramedic, taxi driver save family of ducks on busy highway

2016-11-15 09:25

A taxi driver and a paramedic have helped save a family of ducks from certain death on a Johannesburg highway.

Cape Town desperate to shake off holiday-only image

2016-11-11 07:16

This is how the City of Cape Town plans to compete with iconic cities like New York, Vancouver and Sydney for a slice of global business.

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