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Single mum turns to Twitter for R10 prepaid power and gets an unexpected surge of kindness

2019-06-19 12:50

Despite rarely using social media, a Cape Town mother's tweet went viral as well-doers donated towards her electricity and her son's school fees.

WATCH: Water from air - Here's how Ford, World Vision's cool tech will help drought-stricken communities in SA

2019-06-14 12:07

Drought-stricken communities in the Eastern Cape are set to benefit from an innovative mobile water-generation project launched by World Vision South Africa, and funded by the Bill Ford Better World Challenge.

WATCH: 'I just like dancing' – Brazilian Comrades runner shows off his 'vosho', 'gwara gwara' moves

2019-06-10 16:21

Brazilian Comrades Marathon runner Iago Marçal has gone viral again this year for his dance moves during the 87km race.

Homeless ‘Oupa’ rescues Joburg woman from criminals

2019-06-07 15:35

Zanele Masule was returning home from running a few errands on Wednesday evening when men armed with guns started running towards her.

Thousands in need get free meals on Eid

2019-06-05 16:35

In the spirit of Ramadaan, NGOs and individuals in the larger Western Cape Muslim community have come together to help feed the poor and needy on Eid.

WATCH: Roar footage - abused, malnourished Lichtenburg lion cubs finding their voices again

2019-06-04 14:06

Two malnourished lion cubs rescued from a breeding farm in Lichtenburg have shown incredible signs of progress. WATCH.

WATCH: R440 000 and counting for petrol attendant

2019-06-03 21:56

South Africans are digging deep into their pockets to repay Cape Town petrol attendant Nkosikho Mbele for an act of kindness towards a customer in need. Watch.

'Hero paramedic' rescues elderly woman from building fire in Durban

2019-06-02 18:59

A brave paramedic rescued an elderly woman after a block of flats in Noble Road, opposite the Berea Centre in Durban, was engulfed by flames.

WATCH: Hippos scrum their way onto Limpopo rugby pitch

2019-05-31 11:50

Players at the Letaba Rugby Club in Tzaneen may have to make room for new teammates. Watch.

PE perps no match for police dog Jack as he makes 10th 'arrest'

2019-05-30 13:33

Every dog has its day, but not every dog can claim to have arrested 10 criminals.

 

Township basketball teams celebrate Youth Day at the CTICC

2019-06-17 13:59

The two-day Youth Day Classic Basketball Tournament has kicked off on June 16 with about 800 youngsters.

Woman raises R16 000 for homeless man who saved her from tsotsis

2019-06-11 12:35

A 29-year-old Johannesburg woman is determined to help a homeless man build a new home, after he saved her from a group of thugs.

Cape Town firefighter the first female to fill operations position in 174 years

2019-06-10 05:21

Cape Town firefighter Arlene Wehr has become the first woman to fill a position at operations level in the city's fire service since its establishment in 1845.

WATCH: Huawei Taco-ver: Mexican restaurant offers free tacos to Huawei owners after US ban

2019-06-07 13:26

La Taqueria Taquitos in Mexico City is nacho usual restaurant - after recent US trade restrictions and Google blocking the telecoms giant from using Android apps.

From Cape Flats nature lover to Kirstenbosch curator: Meet Werner Voigt

2019-06-05 07:47

Werner Voigt chose composting over video games when he was a teen, and after years of study and work experience, he has been appointed as the curator of the world-famous Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden in Cape Town.

Shell has exciting plans for Nkosikho Mbele - the petrol attendant who went the extra mile

2019-06-04 09:37

Nkosikho Mbele went the extra mile for a customer when he paid for her petrol. Now Shell plans to send him many miles away to spread his story, and will also donate R500 000 to a charity.

WATCH: Lion receives life-saving radiation treatment in a first for Pretoria hospital

2019-06-03 15:32

A 16-year-old lion had been given a new lease on life after receiving radiation treatment at Mediclinic Muelmed in Pretoria. Watch.

Petrol attendant explains why he lent customer R100: 'I wish to bring peace and to bring people together'

2019-06-01 07:07

A Cape Town petrol attendant says he never dreamed he would be widely praised for lending R100 to a customer who had forgotten her bank card.

Petrol attendant lauded for lending woman R100 for petrol

2019-05-31 10:36

A petrol attendant has received wide praise after he lent a woman, who couldn't find her bank card, R100 for petrol.

Australian 'Egg Boy' donates $70 000 to Christchurch victims

2019-05-30 11:39

Will Connolly came to be known as 'Egg Boy' when he cracked an egg over controversial ex-senator Fraser Anning's head.

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