WATCH: New Jersey high school head who opened a laundry

2018-08-17 16:59

Akbar Cook realised students were missing school out of fear of being bullied for their dirty clothes, so he found a solution.

10-year-old Retshegofaditswe Hatang summits Kilimanjaro

2018-08-11 21:30

The spirit of Nelson Mandela has inspired ten-year-old Retshegofaditswe Hatang to soar to new heights – to the very top of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Student poses with 4m-long alligator to celebrate graduation

2018-08-07 12:16

Wearing a pretty dress and graduation cap the 21-year old, who’s been studying wildlife and fisheries science at the university, was snapped posing with a 4m-long alligator.

Top spot for local scientist among world's best

2018-07-24 06:00

Shireen Mentor, a 29-year-old resident of Montevideo, near Manenberg, has been named one of the world’s top young scientists.

WATCH: CEO gifts car to Alabama employee who walked kilometres for job

2018-07-19 08:08

Young Walter Carr did not want to miss his first day of work as a mover. So when his car broke down and he was unable to find a ride, he set off walking – a distance of 32km.

SA celebrates MeerKAT launch with dramatic Milky Way black hole image

2018-07-13 09:02

South Africa has officially unveiled its MeerKAT radio telescope and it has produced the clearest image yet of the super massive black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy.

WATCH: Thai cave boys - 17 days in darkness

2018-07-11 08:31

All 12 boys and their coach have been rescued from a cave after an audacious search and rescue mission. Watch the timeline of their ordeal.

Abused lion cub rescued from Paris finds new home in South Africa

2018-07-10 12:36

A lion cub rescued from a Paris apartment has found a new life... in South Africa.

Cape Town mom delivers healthy quadruplets

2018-07-08 21:40

Cape Town has welcomed the arrival of four of its littlest new residents - who made an appearance when their mother delivered the quadruplets at Tygerberg Hospital, the facility has said.

The sky is the limit for 26-year-old pilot

2018-06-30 10:31

"My friends and I would tap our mouths with our hands and scream at the plane, sending up wishes to the pilot to bring us goodies when he flies past again.


Multimillion-rand SA telescope to investigate mysterious dark energy

2018-08-17 11:04

A new multimillion-rand radio telescope is set to be launched in the Norther Cape to probe the deep mysteries of radio bursts and dark energy.

Off-duty policewoman overnight hero after chasing crooks in own car

2018-08-07 17:01

A policewoman from Alexandra, Johannesburg is fast becoming a celebrated hero on social media after she pursued a suspicious vehicle while off duty.

From part-time gardener to Oxford doctorate candidate

2018-07-30 14:41

When Sizwe Mkwanazi worked as a part-time gardener nine years ago, he never thought he’d one day be studying at one of the world’s most prestigious universities.

Firemen help little Sisi get a new pair of legs

2018-07-20 17:36

Her upper legs, according to doctors, would develop properly but she wouldn’t ever be able to use her lower legs.

South African initiative wins prestigious global education award

2018-07-17 21:11

The impact that a South African programme has made on the education of children has earned it a prestigious international award.

Ex-con opening windows of opportunity to make tech hubs out of SA townships

2018-07-12 08:01

Sihle Tshabalala is the founder of Quirky 30, a non-profit company which offers free technology skills training for high school dropouts.

Anonymous donor gives Pretoria twins their hearing

2018-07-10 15:32

When the Lewis twins' hearing loss became profound they were found to be good candidates for cochlear implants.

'It only sunk in when I saw all four of them' - mother of quadruplets

2018-07-09 14:43

A 22-year-old mother of quadruplets has described how overwhelmed she is, but adds she will take care of them.

Archbishop Tutu and wife spend wedding anniversary at Tygerberg Children's Hospital

2018-07-03 07:42

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah Tutu, who have been married for 63 years, celebrated their anniversary at Tygerberg Children's Hospital.

PICS: SA computer boffins claim third place at international high-performance computing contest

2018-06-28 11:55

South African computer boffins have claimed third place at an international high-performance computer competition in Germany.

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