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'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.

Adorable teen lifeguards have trained to save lives since 7-years-old

2019-12-11 06:52

What does it take to be a lifeguard? A lot of hard work and dedication, according to these two Plett locals.

Kolisi faces stiff competition for prestigious BBC award

2019-12-10 08:03

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi could cap a memorable year in style after being nominated for the BBC Sports Star of the Year award.

 

 

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This guy can ride a bike! SA's motorsport athlete Wade Young clinches his fifth Motul Roof of Africa title

2019-12-10 09:13

Remember his name. SA's Wade Young is one of SA's best motorsport athletes and he is only destined for even greater things. Young has won the 2019 Motul Roof of Africa in emphatic fashion, leading the three-day hard enduro event in Lesotho from start to finish.

Injured passenger humbled by pilot's kind act

2019-12-07 06:45

While in a lot of pain following an accident in Nigeria, Louis de Jager had unexpected help from an SAA pilot while flying back home.

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WATCH | Joe Slovo Park's finest home? Self-taught builder shows off his shack palace

2019-12-06 05:28

Tucked away between a cluster of shacks, Fernando Mucavele created a palace in the middle of Joe Slovo Park. The builder who works on site, building homes for others, says he had a dream of creating a palace for himself.

These 5 award-winning women are using their childhood traumas to help others heal through their true-life play

2019-12-02 15:39

These ladies from Intsusa represent many people in South Africa who are dealing with trauma.

Heartwarming image of girl waiting for adoptive parents to arrive at Joburg orphanage goes viral

2019-11-29 07:16

Door of Hope is a child-care organisation in Johannesburg that gives abandoned children new hope with forever families.

PICS: Billiat donates R100k in sports equipment to former school

2019-11-18 13:03

Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Khama Billiat has taken time out from his busy playing schedule to donate R100 000 in sporting equipment to his former school.

This little 8-year-old cancer fighter's racetrack dream comes true at Kyalami

2019-11-14 12:18

It was a dream come true for eight-year-old Kagiso Mathews, currently fighting cancer, as he received gifts and went for a spin in Porsche race car.

WATCH: Adorable pre-school class erupts at RWC boy's homecoming

2019-11-11 18:45

Dzingira-junior Matenga's mom sent us this adorable video link of how his classmates reacted when he returned from Japan after watching the Rugby World Cup Final.

Is a granny's letter to Rassie Erasmus the key to the much lauded subs strategy?

2019-11-11 19:35

Was the threat of a good "patz" from one patriotic granny perhaps the motivation for Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus to get his substitutions strategy perfect? A heartwarming letter shared on the popular Facebook group #IAmStaying might prove to hold the clue.

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.

Bok trophy tour: 'I will cherish this forever,' says excited fan after getting shirt signed

2019-11-07 17:33

Supporters decked out in green and gold have gathered at the Union Buildings from early in the morning to send the Springboks off on their Webb Ellis trophy tour, which will be criss-crossing the country.

KFC Proposal: Flights, DJ sets, honeymoon destinations - SA rallies behind its new favourite couple

2019-11-08 13:54

In keeping with the national mood of all things good and happy, the #KFCProposal video of a man proposing to his soon-to-be-wife has gone viral on social media, with some famous names offering "gifts" for the wedding.

Charlize Theron honoured for her 'fearless' career in Hollywood

2019-11-09 11:35

Charlize Theron was honoured by Hollywood Friday for a "fearless" career in which she tackled themes including sexual harassment long before the #MeToo movement up-ended the industry.

Buddy backs SA chess whizz-kid, 11, in bid to take on world's best

2019-10-23 09:53

A friend of an 11-year-old chess whizz-kid has started a fundraiser so that her friend from Crossroads in Cape Town can travel to Namibia to compete in the African Youth Chess Tournament in December.

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.

WATCH: Meet the adorable sniffer dog keeping SA travellers safe

2019-12-05 07:53

Jane is one of seven dogs in charge of sniffing out dangerous goods at Cape Town International Airport - watch how she does it.

19-year-old farmer has big plans – and hopes Ramaphosa will be a customer

2019-12-02 05:56

“I have already started breeding Bonsmara cattle and my aim is to be a registered stud farmer by 21,” says Thabo Dithakgwe

How a tiny rural village came together to build a top Cape high school

2019-11-25 12:09

The story behind the Jakes Gerwel Technical School is a heartwarming one. It is a story about ubuntu; a reflection of what happens when people with a similar vision unite.

This Stellenbosch teen unexpectedly has all his petrolhead dreams coming true at the biggest motorsport event in SA

2019-11-23 06:05

16-year-old Joshwin Bock from Cloetesville, Stellenbosch, is a young man of very few words but his passion for cars and motorsport speaks volumes. His heart-warming story is awe-inspiring for any petrolhead.

Former beggar's kind act to help motorist whose car broke down lands him a job

2019-11-19 07:02

When motorists pull up next to Sibongiseni Nkosi in Auckland Park, he smiles, waves and asks them about their day. But unlike a month ago, he does not have to beg them for food or small change.

SA man beats 29 finalists to be crowned best barista in international competition

2019-11-18 13:24

Donning his South African flag with pride, Teddy Nzama has beaten 15 000 Starbucks employees to be crowned the best barista across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Mom of eight shares her transformative birth experiences at a government hospital

2019-11-17 06:45

Mom of eight, Claire Brauer, talked to Parent24 about her experience at Groote Schuur government hospital.

Nurse takes up the fight to aid forgotten Robben Island freedom fighters

2019-11-15 11:15

As a Robben Island prisoner and former freedom fighter, 72-year-old Harold Matsididi has seen his fair share of torture, grief and loneliness. But he now has renewed hope.

How a tiny rural village came together to build a top Cape high school

2019-10-20 04:45

The story behind the Jakes Gerwel Technical School is a heartwarming one. It is a story about ubuntu; a reflection of what happens when people with a similar vision unite.

#KFCProposal: 'We never imagined that our love story would have touched so many people'- SA's new favourite couple

2019-11-08 22:27

Hector Mkansi and Nonhlanhla Soldaat, the couple who has captured the hearts of thousands of South Africans after a video of Mkansi proposing inside a KFC went viral, have expressed their gratitude to the kindness and warmth they have received.

#KFCProposal: Who's pledged what for the couple's wedding day

2019-11-08 18:17

South African social media is all abuzz with wedding fever as people discover and celebrate their new favourite couple – all set off by the #KFCProposal on Twitter. Here is who has pledged what to their nuptials so far.

'I was proud to have my dad there' - Springbok captain Siya Kolisi

2019-11-06 21:00

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi said he was happy to be able to take his father abroad, something he says he's sure his father would have wanted for him as a child, but he didn't have the means.

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.

'We wanted to win it for South Africa' - Rassie Erasmus

2019-11-06 13:46

When the Springboks left in August to take part in the Rugby World Cup, they had one goal in mind, to win and bring the William Webb Ellis Cup back to South Africa.

World Cup winner joins hikers in Cape Town to wish Boks well for Rugby World Cup final

2019-10-31 05:15

As the Springboks prepare for the Rugby World Cup final in Japan, some 15 000km back in Cape Town, a group of fitness and rugby mad lovers trekked to the top of Lion's Head to wish the national team well.

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