Tagged trio get taste of freedom

2016-10-21 11:13

It was a poignant moment for conservation when three male lions took their first tentative steps to freedom in the uMkhuze section of iSimangaliso Wetland Park this week.

Q&A: SA teen Savannah Woodward takes on Red Bull Rookie trials

2016-10-19 06:32

SA racing teen, Savannah Woodward, is participating in the Red Bull Rookies Cup trials in Spain. We find out more about this Benoni-born rider.

‘No man is an island’- chaplain who supports SA island teams

2016-10-07 08:02

SANDF chaplain Wonke Buqa, 38, explains how he offered spiritual comfort to the homesick, seasick and emotionally distressed researchers on Gough Island.

Driving Messrs Boucher, Burger... and 'Mr Mean'

2016-10-04 11:40

When you set foot in John Van Diemen’s cab, you will get more than just a safe trip to your destination.

'I forgive you' – Worcester bomb survivor

2016-09-26 08:08

One of the 67 people who survived the 1996 Worcester bombing says forgiving the man who nearly killed her was one of the most difficult things she has done.

WATCH: Limpopo vet presents world's first test-tube buffalo calf

2016-09-23 09:43

The first Cape buffalo calf conceived through in vitro fertilisation has been born on a game farm in Limpopo, in a breakthrough in the fight to preserve endangered animals.

Four homeless youths rescue man from trapped car

2016-09-22 07:35

A Johannesburg man has made it his mission to help four young homeless youths who rescued him when he was trapped in his car after a collision.

Big cash boost for Karoo astronomy

2016-09-14 15:39

Radio astronomy in Karoo is set for a boost with a substantial capital injection.

Breakthrough operation on unborn child in Durban a first in SA

2016-09-14 09:21

A foetal specialist from Durban has made history by successfully performing a rare operation on an unborn child.

Mistreatment of orphan gives birth to million-rand company

2016-09-12 09:26

The ill treatment of an orphan by a property owner planted a seed that grew into a million-rand company that puts the interests and needs of students at its forefront.


Dolphin dream comes true for terminally ill PE boy

2016-10-21 11:10

A 7-year-old boy with terminal cancer has fulfilled his long-held dream of touching and feeding a dolphin, despite medical challenges along the way.

Zuma wishes Tutu a 'joyful' 85th birthday, good health

2016-10-07 09:54

President Jacob Zuma has wished Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu a happy 85th birthday.

Former prisoners launch marimba band

2016-10-05 09:10

Two former prisoners from Kenton-on-Sea have beaten the odds to start a music project aimed at keeping young people out of prison.

Groot Marico residents given title deeds to houses

2016-10-01 20:14

A total of 360 title deeds have been handed over to disadvantaged communities in Groot Marico, the North West Department of Local Government and Human Settlements has said.

Wayde van Niekerk voted 'South African of the Year'

2016-09-25 10:16

Olympic gold medallist Wayde van Niekerk was voted "South African of the Year" in a Twitter poll organised by Jan "Braai" Scannell to mark Heritage Day.

Emotional reunion 50 years after nurse saves abandoned baby

2016-09-22 13:30

A mother whose premature baby was tossed into a hospital bin nearly 50 years ago has had an emotional reunion with the nurse who saved her child.

Poaching epidemic may lead to 'first hornless rhino herd'

2016-09-20 08:34

Saving the Survivors, a group which cares for injured rhino attacked by poachers, has a special idea that they hope will pay off.

Crowdfunding campaign raises R4m for elderly street vendor

2016-09-14 12:03

An 89-year-old Chicago man who sells popsicles from a street cart has received more than $280 000 (about R4m) in donations from an online campaign set up to help him.

Louisiana woman saved from flooding meets her rescuer

2016-09-14 05:37

Millions of people have seen the viral video of an American good Samaritan rescuing Hailey Brouillette and her dog from south Louisiana floodwaters, but she isn't one of them...

Rhino poaching declines in SA in 2016

2016-09-11 14:34

Rhino poaching in South Africa has declined so far this year compared to last year, but elephant poaching has shown an increase, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has announced.

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