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FEEL GOOD | How this 7-year-old started his hand-sanitiser business after learning about coronavirus

2020-03-19 05:45

When seven-year-old Nkosana Buthelezi learnt about Covid-19 in school, he felt a sudden rush of concern.

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FEEL GOOD | WATCH: Athlete with Down Syndrome sets her sights on major table tennis tournament

2020-03-12 06:03

Cindy Engelbrecht previously represented South Africa at the Sports Union for Athletes with Down Syndrome (SU-DS) World Championships in Athletics in Portugal, where she made the podium for three different events.

FEEL GOOD | After losing a close friend this SA woman walked 3000km to celebrate life

2020-03-07 07:00

Claire Brear took on the daunting adventure of hiking the country's Te Araroa Trail.

FEEL GOOD | How this local teacher uses drama therapy to help children learn

2020-03-02 08:14

"My teaching strategy is a combination of drama therapy, exercise warm ups and dance. I once was involved with the arts society at CPUT and learned many things there that can heal a soul,"

FEEL GOOD | Local teen, a swimmer with Down Syndrome, is making waves in competitive circles

2020-02-16 08:24

In 2018 at the young age of 13 Minke was nominated for Sportswoman of the Year with a Disability, and ultimately became a finalist in the Newcomer of the Year award at the South African Sport Awards hosted by the department of sport and recreation.

FEEL GOOD | Homeless caddie qualifies for Sunshine Senior Tour

2020-02-11 20:38

Five months ago, Llewellyn Barnes was a homeless man, living on the streets of Pretoria and now he will compete in a Sunshine Senior Golf Tour event.

FEEL GOOD | Chiefs make a die-hard fan's dream come true

2020-01-29 08:25

Absa Premiership giants Kaizer Chiefs went the extra mile to surprise a lifelong fan during his farewell from the University of Pretoria.

FEEL GOOD | Meet Salome Maswime, the trailblazing woman appointed as UCT’s new head of Global Surgery

2020-01-24 10:05

Associate Professor Salome Maswime is a dreamer who is reimagining patient-centred healthcare.

FEEL GOOD | WATCH: Emotional next chapter for mom as 'miracle baby' heads to big school

2020-01-15 17:37

It was not just a big first day of school for young Zachary Williams, but also for his mom Lee-Anne, a survivor of cancer, who years ago underwent a groundbreaking procedure, and can now watch her "miracle baby" start the next chapter of his life.

FEEL GOOD | After leaving home and attending boarding school, top-achieving Ngcobo pupil wants to be first doctor in his family

2020-01-07 15:38

Lomso Dumezweni from Dutywa in the Eastern Cape has been selected as one of the country's 33 top achieving pupils from the matric class of 2019 and is a step closer to achieving his goal of becoming a medical doctor.

This local HIV+ mothers programme has a 4-year success record of HIV-free babies

2019-12-17 08:28

mothers2mothers is a non-profit organisation dedicated to eradicating mother-to-child transmission of HIV.

FEEL GOOD | ‘They said my disability was irreversible, but I can do everything’

2020-03-23 07:34

Cape Town-born Suleiman Samaai met with an accident that left him with severe brain injury and physical disability. Now, more than 20 years later, he has managed to beat the odds, join a running club, and complete numerous races.

FEEL GOOD | Born to serve: The metro police cadet who helps strangers

2020-03-11 06:14

When Mohammed Iqbal Kasker, a Capetonian on his way to mosque, got stuck on the busy Koeberg Interchange last week, he was not expecting a student metro police officer to go above and beyond to help him out.

FEEL GOOD | SA's number one ranked fencer secures funding to compete on international stage

2020-03-03 17:51

South Africa's number one ranked fencer in the women's sabre category, Nomvula Mbatha, has secured funding that will see her travel to an Olympic qualifier in Cairo, Egypt, this April.

FEEL GOOD | SA game, to be featured in Paris, teaches thousands of students coding without using a computer

2020-02-17 11:49

South Africa's youth faces one of the highest unemployment rates in the world - but this simple board game could be part of up-skilling for a future-fit workforce.

FEEL GOOD | Gender plays no role on the fire line, says all-women team fighting Noordhoek blaze

2020-01-30 08:07

This week, for the first time ever an all-women brigade of firefighters, called Team Juliet, joined the efforts to contain the Noordhoek wetlands blaze, which had been raging since Sunday.

FEEL GOOD | WATCH: This KZN teen helped his friend with cerebral palsy through matric

2020-01-14 07:10

A KwaZulu-Natal matriculant who was recently awarded for helping his friend with cerebral palsy throughout his high school career, says he did so because "it is the right thing to do".

FEEL GOOD | PhD chemistry student on how she went from humble beginnings to 4 degrees by 25 - ‘I’ve never paid any fees’

2020-01-02 14:23

Hailing from the deep rural village of Lower Kroza Location in the Eastern Cape in a single-parent-headed household of six, she had all the reasons to laden her path with excuses but she didn’t.

FEEL GOOD | From Siya to Zozibini - South Africans who gave us something to smile about in 2019

2019-12-31 06:00

Of the many issues that have gripped South Africa in 2019, there have been moments, thanks to the collective and individual brilliance and kindness of people, that have brought smiles to our faces.

FEEL GOOD | The man on a Cinderella mission to find his #DonutBae

2019-12-27 05:59

Franco Bassi is on a mission to find his Cinderella - a mystery man he met at a Krispy Kreme outlet, who quickly disappeared, leaving behind a glass slipper in the form of a blurry picture.

From Miss to Mr to Dr: Transgender UCT graduand reflects on his dysphoria experiences

2019-12-20 08:10

When Velile Vilane began his decade-long experience as an undergraduate at UCT, he registered as Miss Velile Vilane. When he stepped into the Sarah Baartman Hall at his graduation ceremony he did so as Mr Vilane. And he left the university as Dr Vilane.

'I promised to show everyone. So I did' – student who has muscular dystrophy graduates

2019-12-18 07:14

He might not have been able to stand up, but when Phillip Mphela wheeled himself across the stage at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's summer graduation, the entire audience were up on their feet for a roaring ovation as he received his diploma in Applications Development.

Beating the cycle of poverty: Dr Bike's passion is putting bread on the table

2019-12-16 07:01

Unlike a medical doctor who relies on a stethoscope as a tool of the trade, Dr Bike uses spanners to help his sick "patients".

FEEL GOOD | 'I could see the colour come back into his little face': Local woman saves premature baby

2019-12-11 11:45

When a teenage mother unexpectedly went into labour three months prematurely, she had no idea that a chain of events that started months before would make all the difference to the survival of her tiny baby.

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