Conjoined KZN twins doing well after surgery

2017-03-22 22:48

Conjoined twins Nkosingiphile and Simphiwe Mbuyisa are doing well after they were separated in a 13-hour operation by a team of specialists.

Kimberley's inmates say book club keeps them mentally fit

2017-03-17 10:38

Residents serving time behind the high walls of the Kimberley prison have turned to books to keep mentally fit, in preparation for a better life once released.

SA's entrepreneurial environment tops Russia, Mexico, Brazil

2017-03-14 19:14

South Africa provides better conditions for entrepreneurship than 20 countries that have higher per capita GDP, shows a new study.

Boy, 9, knows all about being a goody two shoes

2017-03-10 09:51

Dario Gouveia is just a normal nine-year-old who loves sport, but he has touched the hearts of thousands with his shoe collection initiative.

Hikers grateful after rescue

2017-03-02 06:01

A KZN South Coast man of the cloth has expressed his gratefulness after he and his friend were rescued in Port Edward after getting lost during a hike.

Recipe for sweet success

2017-02-28 08:21

Five free-spirited gents from Sunnyside Park old age home are breaking gender stereotypes with their custom-made range of chocolates for those with a sweet tooth.

Sitting in the barber chair with Gordhan, Asmal and De Klerk

2017-02-24 08:10

Pravin Gordhan, Bantu Holomisa, FW de Klerk and Kader Asmal have all graced Shamiela Diedericks's barber shop, near Parliament.

Woman and taxi driver save kids from flood water

2017-02-23 13:24

Despite the flood water coming up to his hips, a taxi driver has carried two primary school children to safety on his back, while a woman helped the rest of the children out by forming a human chain behind her.

From cash to cake: News24 readers reach out to grant-dependent family

2017-02-22 09:28

From birthday cakes to monetary donations, News24 readers have dug deep to help a Cape Town family surviving solely on R1 050 a month in government grants.

Plucky pensioner, 76, patrols Mitchells Plain's crime-ridden streets

2017-02-21 12:42

Armed with only a torch, Wilhelmina Minnaar, 76, hits the streets of Mitchells Plain at 04:30 every day with neighbours Margaret Wolhuter, 65, and Elizabeth Jacobs, 66, on the lookout for criminals.


Giyani-to-Cape Town walker energised by warm welcome in Kimberley

2017-03-22 14:43

The warmth and generosity of strangers in Kimberley has energised Nkosinathi Manganyi, who made a stop in the town on his 1 976km walk from Giyani to Cape Town.

Black excellence: Top tax and IT firms join forces

2017-03-17 05:02

A leading online tax firm has joined forces with an entrepreneur, who started his IT business from the boot of his car.

Missing baby found alive after hijacking

2017-03-12 07:04

Siwaphiwe Mbambo, the one-month-old baby who was taken in a car hijacking at a Durban shopping centre on Friday has been found alive, police have confirmed.

eKasi cuisine from Khayelitsha to the world

2017-03-08 08:27

Khayelitsha restaurateur Abigail Mbalo-Mokoena is taking her diners on a trip through her childhood with township food 'made for the 21st century palate'.

Concert-ready after 50 years

2017-02-28 10:03

A Cape Town resident who waited more than 50 years to play with a symphony orchestra will soon have his wish come true.

How volunteers helped a Mfuleni mom to finally bring her sons home

2017-02-27 08:15

Fuziwe Veli will soon have a new home after volunteers helped build her a two-bedroomed brick house in Mfuleni, Cape Town. WATCH.

Joburg 'baby bin' centre offers hope for abandoned babies

2017-02-23 20:41

The Door of Hope was started 17 years ago to provide a safe place for babies abandoned by their mothers, and has taken in more than 1 500 infants over nearly two decades.

Farmers, cops save kids from bus stuck in floodwaters

2017-02-22 10:02

Free State farmers and police struggled for hours to save a busload of schoolchildren after the vehicle got stuck in floodwaters on a low-water bridge.

DUT students finalists in Furniture Design Competition

2017-02-22 07:41

Two aspiring designers from the Durban University of Technology have been selected as finalists in the Furniture Design Competition, to be held in Durban in March.

Why SA shouldn't be overly pessimistic

2017-02-20 20:04

There are seven reasons why South Africans should guard against being overly pessimistic, says the chief economist of Old Mutual Investment Group.

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