WATCH: Sassy UKZN graduate steals the show as she struts her stuff at graduation ceremony

Chrysantha Palan has become the star of her graduation at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where she turned the stage into a catwalk. Watch.

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WATCH: UCT's new vice-chancellor remembers attending school under a tree

University of Cape Town's incoming vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng tells News24 about her memories of attending school classes under a tree, starting university at 16, and her vision for UCT. Watch.

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SA readies latest ocean-watching satellite for launch

2018-04-17 10:31

Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane is to unveil South Africa's most sophisticated satellite.

Family of SA paratrooper relieved that his remains are coming home after 40 years

2018-04-14 13:20

A chance encounter between an old Angolan man and a Scottish tourist has led to the discovery of the remains of a South African paratrooper who died nearly 40 years ago.

Ndebele artist Ester Mahlangu receives honorary doctorate

2018-04-10 08:49

Ndebele artist Esther Mahlangu has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Johannesburg for the Ndebele painting that she has loved since the age of 10.

Here's how the Tenacious crew proves that where there's a will, there's a way on the high seas

2018-04-09 07:26

The world's largest operating wooden hulled tall ship, Tenacious, which has docked in Cape Town, was purpose built for sailors with disabilities.

Vehicle licence centres a pain? City of Joburg, Cape Town steps up with major improvements for motorists

2018-04-05 12:36

The Department of Public Safety's Licensing Directorate says it has embarked on a project to improve services and customer experiences at licensing centres.

Meet the woman behind Ndwamba Market, Nyanga East's first supermarket

2018-04-05 06:13

After taking over from her father, Khosi Liwani owns Ndwamba Market in Nyanga East, Cape Town, which has been upgraded as part of a private-public partnership.

'Without God I wouldn't have had the strength to go through this' - UCT student

2018-04-03 12:11

After enduring a series of tragedies, UCT student Sipho Mbadaliga still managed to graduate with the rest of his class, a testament to the mental strength and resilience human beings are capable of.

'My husband is only alive because of you': Cop praised after helping hijacked man

2018-03-28 21:45

After stopping to help a distressed man on the N12 highway in Johannesburg, Captain Ramothakhi Maqabe says he learned how quickly life can change for a person.


SA man pays tribute to friend through school refurbishment programme

2018-04-18 07:18

Grief-stricken Rob Broster has honoured his friend's memory by contributing to a school refurbishment programme - and he has roped in a number of good Samaritans along the way.

Meet UCT's incoming vice-chancellor, who started school under a tree

2018-04-17 11:02

Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng says focusing on what she's good at has helped get her where she is.

'We need help' - top SA judo fighter in desperate need of funds to compete in championships

2018-04-17 10:28

Lithemba Magajana has been selected to take part in the African Judo Cadet Championships in Burundi - and he needs help.

Rural North West school gets green electricity

2018-04-13 08:09

Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane is to launch a renewable energy system at a school in the North West province to demonstrate the reliability and scalability of renewable energy.

Local communities to benefit from KZN game reserve project

2018-04-09 22:17

A total of 76 jobs will be created while beneficiary communities will have a 51% shareholding in the Mayibuye Game Reserve Wildlife Economy project, says the Department of Environmental Affairs.

SA's MeerKAT astronomers score massive win in discovering super magnetic star secrets

2018-04-06 05:41

South Africa's MeerKAT radio telescope has scored an impressive observational victory with the publication of its magnetar study in The Astrophysical Journal.

WATCH: Security guard reunites owner with lost R2 000

Imagine withdrawing R2 000 from an ATM in South Africa and forgetting to take the money. By the time you realise your mistake, your money would be long gone, right? Not if Oscar Gumede, a Fidelity Security officer, has any say in the matter. Watch.

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Two Oceans 'crutch runner' aiming even higher

2018-04-04 06:20

Ipeleng "Crazy Legs" Khunou is hoping to finish his next Two Oceans half marathon in less than 3h15s, his time at this year's race.

'Miraculous': Teen survives 12 hours in Los Angeles sewage

2018-04-03 10:37

A 13-year-old boy has been rescued after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles and spending more than 12 hours in the city's mazelike underground pipeline system.

Caring cop gets fine-feathered friend back into the flying squad

2018-03-24 07:00

Even the life of a small injured bird is worth trying to save for Warrant Officer Charles Lamola of the Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria.

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