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Meet KZN's first black female neurosurgeon

2017-11-17 06:37

Dr Nomusa Shezi knew as early as Grade 3 that she wanted to be a doctor. Now she is one of only five black African women neurosurgeons countrywide.

WATCH: Joburg boy rewarded for saving his disabled twin brother

2017-11-11 19:27

“It is very rare to come across a child with the ability to act quickly and sensibly under such stressful and frightening circumstances.”

Man lauded for saving five kids, including baby, in KZN mega-storm

2017-11-03 22:11

A young man from Umlazi, south of Durban, gave five drowning kids the beautiful gift of life, when he saved them from a storm that battered Durban last month.

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WATCH: Driving Miss Caroline - helper's hilarious, inspiring first experience behind the wheel

A video of a Cape Town man taking his family’s helper for her very first driving lesson is making headlines — and for all the right reasons.

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School principal inspires learners to be bookwise

2017-11-01 06:01

Determined to see the children at her school succeed, Motherwell’s Elufefeni Primary School principal, Amanda Ntsumpa, has dedicated herself to establishing a culture of reading among the pupils.

UCT-led team makes new dinosaur discovery

2017-10-26 07:31

A team of scientists from universities in South Africa, the UK and Brazil have discovered the first evidence of a large carnivorous dinosaur roaming Southern Africa 200 million years ago.

Khayelitsha's up and coming pantsula dancer

2017-10-23 07:44

Fast and slick foot movements, popping and locking, head-spinning, crawling and hat throwing. This is the art of pantsula dancing.

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WATCH: Life's a beach for this spoilt lamb

When a Pringle Bay family took in a frail lamb, they could never have guessed that she would become a permanent member of their flock. Two years on, the headstrong ewe is living everything but a dog's life. Watch.

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Gogos get a health kick out of soccer

2017-10-10 09:25

In a battle to stay fit and beat the effects of diabetes, arthritis and high blood pressure, pensioners aged between 60 to 80 in Imbali, Pietermaritzburg, have taken to soccer and athletics.

Prison inmates stage play at Artscape

2017-09-30 17:10

'People don’t want to work with perpetrators … Nobody wants to go there,' says Jacquline Hoorn, a social worker at the non-profit organisation, Nicro.

 

Train robbery hero learning to walk again, sights set on Paralympics

2017-11-16 06:47

Left with a disability after trying to stop a train robbery, Darryn August now has his sights set not only on walking, but emerging victorious on a different platform - the Paralympic Games.

Running with Ambrose

2017-11-07 13:04

Running in the Soweto Marathon and bonding with a complete stranger, forgetting about political turmoil and just enjoying the magic of the day, that was what it meant to be South African, writes Howard Feldman.

Our favourite comments on the Driving Miss Caroline video

2017-11-02 13:28

A hilarious video of a Cape Town man taking his family's helper for her first driving lesson has gone viral. See some of the comments on our Facebook post of the video.

Recycling initiative brings hope to homeless

2017-11-01 06:02

The key to clean living and helping the growing number of hungry people in the Nelson Mandela Bay may be located just around the corner – in Walmer Heights, to be exact.

#News24 ICYMI: #BlackMonday protest action; ANC mum on 'gangster' Zuma and meet SA's deaf barista champion

2017-10-30 18:40

Charl Langeveldt booted out as Proteas bowling coach, the decapitated body of missing Cape Town businessman has been found and Gauteng Premier David Makhura to appear at the Life Esidimeni hearing.

Popcorn cinemas make waves

2017-10-26 06:01

For just R1 for popcorn, you can watch a movie at Buhle Sithela’s pop up cinema in Khayelitsha.

Meet these granny beauty queens: 'People tell me I look like Cinderella'

2017-10-20 20:02

Glittering in strapless gowns, mermaid dresses and princess frocks, in Atlantic City a roomful of grandmothers and great-grandmothers are putting their best stiletto forward.

Bikini power: Japan's lady bodybuilders smashing stereotypes

2017-10-12 15:01

Glistening with sweat, Satoko Yamanouchi's biceps ripple and the veins in her neck throb as if about to pop as she strikes a fearsome pose at the Japan bodybuilding championships.

Cape Town's dancing taxi guardjie on the move

2017-10-06 07:17

Nadeem Diempie Swartz, a taxi guardjie from Hanover Park, has become a hit with commuters and motorists alike as he shows off a new sequence of moves every day to ease frustration as vehicles slowly crawl into the city bowl.

This couple secretly pays up customers' restaurant bills

2017-09-29 17:25

A mystery couple has been picking up the bills for other customers. The man is reported to have said he pays the bills because: "I grew up poor and now I'm not."

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