Township trainer beams after athletes bag medals

2015-10-09 10:43

Two youngsters from Munsieville township who qualified for the National Cross Championships last month returned home with bronze medals at the weekend, their proud trainer says.

Soup-er food truck a family affair

2015-10-08 07:03

Wendell Petersen’s wheels of change have been travelling across the Mother City as he tries to change lives, one plate at a time. "There is no greater feeling than feeding someone who's struggling to survive."

Once mangy mutt goes from shopping bag to fun and games

2015-10-05 13:00

The once mangy mutt who was left for dead in a plastic shopping bag in Helderberg a few months ago, has finally found his forever home.

Murderers 'happy' to build home for poor KZN family

2015-10-02 14:48

Convicted murderers and other criminals say they were happy to build a home for a poor KwaZulu-Natal woman and her two children.

Souperman: Making a difference by feeding homeless children on the Cape Flats

2015-10-01 11:00

Once a month, entrepreneur Wendell Petersen runs a soup kitchen from his food truck and hands out food to those who need it most: homeless children.

Limpopo man goes to extremes for rhino awareness

2015-09-29 07:58

A man who is walking from Modimolle to Cape Town pulling a 120kg fibreglass rhino says only by going to extremes can you get people to change.

Man pulled from burning car on N1 Cape Town

2015-09-25 21:09

Two men have pulled a motorist out of his burning car on the N1 in Cape Town, a city official says.

Homeless man rescues man from near drowning in Cape Town

2015-09-25 12:37

A homeless man in Cape Town has been commended for coming to the rescue of a man who was drowning at a beach in Sea Point, Cape Town.

Theatre made of shipping containers opens in Langa

2015-09-25 07:41

Built out of old shipping containers, recycled wooden fruit crates and straw and clay, an upgraded cultural hub unveiled this week in the heart of Langa is itself a work of art.

Boy, 12, to climb Kilimanjaro for his community

2015-09-23 08:41

Johannesburg schoolboy Keanan Greyson plans to celebrate his 13th birthday on Mount Kilimanjaro - and raise funds for his community along the way.


Isis the pitbull an unlikely saviour for snared dogs

2015-10-08 16:19

A Durban man and his pit bull Isis have developed a reputation as ad hoc trackers – helping to find two dogs trapped in snares in the bush near his Waterfall home in as many months.

You are a miracle sir, doctor tells man as bullet misses his heart

2015-10-06 11:44

A Pretoria man who was shot in an apparent attempted hijacking, with the bullet missing his aorta by a millimetre, says doctors are baffled at how he managed to survive.

The top 10 ads South Africans like most

2015-10-02 15:24

South Africans love local stories to shine through advertising, the latest Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads list reveals.

Art in a Khayelitsha fruit & veg shack

2015-10-02 12:07

Mpho Mathebula rents a small space in a fruit and vegetable shop in Khayelitsha to sell his paintings and beadwork.

Dad halts daughter’s wedding so her stepdad could help give her away

2015-09-30 10:51

A US wedding is making headlines after a father paused his daughter’s wedding to invite her stepfather to join him in walking her down the aisle. View pics of the emotional moment here.

SA surfers take on the World Adaptive Surfing Championship in the US

2015-09-26 07:43

At the age of five, a car accident left Antony Smyth with a paralysed arm. This weekend he captains South Africa at the inaugural World Adaptive Surfing Championship in California.

Fearless homeless man 'a hero' for saving drowning man

2015-09-25 19:52

Thembinkosi Gqotso, a homeless person who rescued a man from drowning, showed "no fear" when he spotted the fully dressed victim in distress in the waves at Sea Point, his friends say.

Pupil committed to helping others after losing arm during school trip

2015-09-25 10:38

A freak accident led to Xilombe Tlakula’s right arm being amputated at the elbow, but this has not crushed his indomitable spirit.

#TutuYippee takes time out for tea

2015-09-23 13:26

Following two stints in hospital, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu says he’s getting better and could even go out for tea with his wife, Leah.

'We knew he would win' - Ballet boy's granny

2015-09-22 06:20

Leroy Mokgatle winning a gold medal in an international ballet competition was no surprise, the teenager’s grandmother has said.

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