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Couple who met at Rhodes University asked guests to donate money for struggling students as wedding gift

2019-10-15 10:28

Instead of accepting gifts, a couple asked their wedding guests to donate money settle students' fee debts at their alma mater, Rhodes University.

From Cape Flats to Norway: Manenberg academic's A-grade journey is rooted in Kaaps

2019-10-13 09:03

A proud child of the Cape Flats' interest in the language spoken in the streets he calls home has opened him up to a world of opportunities.

Durban waiter shares R5000 tip with colleagues

2019-10-11 15:32

When he recently received a generous tip of R5000, Murphy Masenga extended that generosity by sharing it amongst his fellow workmates.

Wishes pour in for Desmond Tutu on his 88th birthday

2019-10-07 14:17

Birthday wishes have poured in for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu who has turned 88.

JMPD officer hailed for helping motorist change tyre on busy Joburg freeway

2019-10-03 15:51

A Twitter user has shared photographs of a Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer on his knees, helping a motorist to change a tyre.

WATCH | Innovative Joburg motorists turn burst water pipe into makeshift car wash

2019-09-27 12:59

One man's burst pipe turned into another's car wash in Sandton, Johannesburg on Thursday.

SA teen wins international photography award for rhino dehorning shot

2019-09-26 07:00

Nineteen-year-old Kgaugelo Neville Ngomane has won a prestigious environmental photographic competition with his powerful image of a rhino dehorning.

#ImStaying celebrates what makes Mzansi home

2019-09-21 09:00

It's the small things that make SA home - the friendly greeting you get from a cashier, being escorted by a taxi driver while lost in Joburg and trying to establish along with the rest of social media if Hugo ever phoned the police after that brawl.

No more 'eating' paper? Maties student, 19, wins prize for edible straws

2019-09-18 09:15

A University of Stellenbosch student's hobby has turned into a full-blown business after creating edible straws that would allow people to enjoy their drinks and still be environmentally-conscious.

R2.7m raised to fund heart surgeries for the Nelson Mandela Children’s Hospital

2019-09-11 21:24

A charity drive in a modified VW Beetle across Africa and Europe coupled with a radio initiative to raise money for life-saving heart surgeries for children in Southern Africa have managed to raise nearly R3m for the Nelson Mandela Children's Hospital.

 

Police captain cuts weekend short, drives 300km to catch wanted murder suspect

2019-10-13 16:57

Captain Simon Motolla was attending a wedding more than 300km away when he drove back to the capital city to help capture a wanted murder suspect who had been on the run for over a year.

Woman sells biscuits to make niece's dreams of becoming a pilot come true

2019-10-12 08:41

An Atteridgeville woman has turned to baking biscuits to raise the money needed to get her niece through flight school to achieve her dream of becoming a pilot.

WATCH | 91-year-old grandpa graduate gets PhD, but he's not done yet!

2019-10-10 15:31

Like many of his peers this great grandfather from Pretoria enjoys walking and birding, but unlike his peers, Andries Conradie recently became the oldest man to obtain a PhD at the University of South Africa. Watch.

Cop holds the line, defends SA at empty Rugby World Cup embassy stall

2019-10-04 09:07

Career policeman Frederick "FC" van Wyk is no stranger to tackling criminals, but he put himself to a different test when he defended SA from tourists speaking badly about his country at an embassy stall at the Rugby World Cup.

Check mate: Edenvale's 7-year-old chess prodigy

2019-09-28 08:25

While most 7-year-olds are playing with Lego blocks, one grade R pupil is fast becoming a highly rated chess champion.

WATCH | Police officer dashes onto busy highway to rescue dog hit by car

2019-09-27 08:28

A Florida police officer is getting praise for darting into a busy interstate to rescue a dog that had just been hit by a car. WATCH NOW.

Just Nuisance's stolen cap and collar to be replaced on Heritage Day

2019-09-24 08:07

Simon's Town's iconic dog statue, Just Nuisance, will receive a new cap and collar on Heritage Day, after his originals were ignominiously stolen in May.

Kind KZN man holds onto wallet for a month while searching for its owner

2019-09-19 09:59

An unemployed KwaZulu-Natal father of two went the extra mile after he found a woman's wallet and held onto it for a month until he was able to return it.

Schweizer-Reneke pupil shines with 'mind-controlled 3D-printed prosthetic hand'

2019-09-13 06:25

A Grade 11 Hoërskool Schweizer-Reneke pupil is hoping to find a way to help amputees to not spend hundreds of thousands of rand on prosthetics.

'God's angel' whisked off stranded mom with sickly child to Cape Town hospital

2019-09-09 23:13

Kelly Malan, 35, was en-route to her family doctor after she had been informed by her daughter's teacher that she had become sick twice at the school on that day.

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