WATCH: Heroes save bus passengers after driver has a stroke

2018-06-22 21:00

CCTV footage captured from the long-distance coach shows the moment the driver suffered a stroke and started dangling sideways by his seatbelt while on a motorway.

WATCH: The story behind that viral Comrades dance

Iago Marçal caught South Africa's attention when he was filmed doing a dance recently during the Comrades Marathon. News24 tracked him down to find out what inspired the irresistible jig. Watch.

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Woman with cerebral palsy prepares to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

2018-06-14 12:56

A 39-year-old woman diagnosed with cerebral palsy plans on pushing her body to the limit by climbing up Africa’s tallest mountain.

'Survive and thrive' - Goedgedacht Trust founder develops path of success for children in poverty

2018-06-13 11:01

Social development is a marathon, not a sprint, says Goedgedacht Trust founder.

South Africans rally behind amputee Comrades runner to get a medal

A petition has been launched to persuade Comrades Marathon organisers to award amputee runner, Xolani Luvuno, with an official medal for his herculean effort.

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WATCH: Amputee runner's inspiring Comrades finish

It took a monumental effort, just shy of 16 hours, but amputee runner Xolani Luvuno did the unimaginable when he finished the Comrades Marathon on crutches. Watch.

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No whey! Dairy factory in Mossel Bay goes drought-friendly by extracting water from milk

2018-06-07 08:28

A Nestle dairy factory in the Garden Route town of Mossel Bay has figured out a way to reduce its reliance on municipal water by extracting water from cow’s milk.

'Hi, I'm Pepper' - first humanoid robot in SA gently introduces herself

2018-06-05 06:44

Pepper, the first humanoid robot in South Africa, is a demonstration of how customer-facing robots can ease business and help people.

'Protesting wives win backpay for husbands' – report

2018-06-01 08:33

A cash strapped coal mining company in Zimbabwe has reportedly agreed to pay its workers' salary arrears after the miners' wives staged a four months long protest

'Hero' Malian who saved child hanging from balcony to get French citizenship

2018-05-28 15:07

A Malian migrant who saved a four-year-old child hanging from a fourth-floor Paris balcony after scaling the building with his bare hands was honoured by French President Emmanuel Macron and offered citizenship.


#OurLostChildren: Remembering Sadia Sukhraj - killed in botched hijacking

2018-06-16 10:45

At Everest Primary School in Shallcross, which Sadia Sukhraj attended, her teachers and classmates are still grappling with the 9-year-old's death in a botched hijacking. Watch.

PE police shower abandoned 3-month-old baby girl with love

2018-06-15 12:06

The police may deal with hardened criminals every day, but officers in Port Elizabeth have shown their softer side by showering love on an abandoned baby girl who was found freezing cold in a ditch.

WATCH: Durban runner raises R280 000 for Aids centre during Comrades

Ultra marathon runner Dean Wight is no stranger to crossing the finish line at the Comrades Marathon, in fact he’s done it 27 times. But this year was extra special. Watch.

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Love-struck couple crosses globe taking wedding pics

2018-06-13 10:14

A Brazilian husband and wife have the unusual hobby of travelling around the world pretending they've just got hitched again.

Chainsaw attack: 'I started walking without crutches', says triathlete Mhlengi Gwala

2018-06-11 20:18

South African triathlete Mhlengi Gwala, who underwent leg surgery following a brutal chainsaw attack in Durban has started walking without crutches.

Stellenbosch University's botanical garden first in SA to receive international honour

2018-06-08 07:18

Stellenbosch University's botanical garden has become the first in South Africa, and the second in Africa, to receive Botanic Gardens Conservation International accreditation.

Woolworths says goodbye to plastic, but it will take time

2018-06-06 12:30

Woolworths is shifting away from single-use plastics in its stores, while other retailers are also moving to eliminate plastic and educate customers.

In war-torn Syria, 'cat man' starts rare animal clinic

2018-06-04 13:15

At an unlikely cat shelter in rebel-held northern Syria, Mohammed Alaa al-Jaleel gently holds a feline patient on her back as an ultrasound probe is rolled across her pregnant belly.

'Spiderman' of Paris: folk hero fresh off migrant trail

2018-05-28 20:24

Mamoudou Gassama, the young Malian hailed as a hero in France for scaling a multi-storey building to rescue a child hanging from a balcony, is no stranger to danger.

WATCH: Real-life 'Spider-Man' from Mali heroically scales building to rescue child in Paris

2018-05-28 10:25

A young Malian man has been hailed as a hero after he sprang into action to save a four-year-old child hanging from a fourth-floor balcony by single-handedly scaling the facade of the building and hauling the youngster to safety.

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