The more business owners emigrate, the worse the consequences for job creation, says Solly Moeng.
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A Cape Town teenager who achieved seven distinctions in matric in tough living conditions, will be able to fulfil his dream of studying medicine after an organisation heard about his story and offered him a six-year scholarship.
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.
Scholar Dr Marko Svicevic has set a new record for the youngest person to ever obtain a Doctor of Laws degree from the University of Pretoria's Faculty of Law.
Nine women and seven men have began their studies at the Tourvest Field Guide Academy which opened its doors in September 2019.
An inspiring team of doctors at Groote Schuur Hospital’s Breast Cancer Clinic are succeeding in the face of severe resource constraints.
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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.
11 February is 'International Day of Women and Girls in Science'. Check out how Ford SA supports the initiative.
The Siyazama Community Food Garden in Khayelitsha has changed a group of local women's lives, with a ripple effect on the surrounding community.
Itumeleng sleeps every day between 13:00 - 20:00 to start making sandwiches in time to sell them by 04:00 in the morning.
An undercover look inside a hunting convention.
We drive the highly-anticipated Hyundai i30N in SA.
And are now engaged!
'Valentine's is coming'.
Which of these cars is a proper rival to the Hyundai i30N?
Invigorating, life changing and breath taking.
How it all started going downhill immediately.
"As per usual we had an audience of stares, but then a female voice behind me asked if my son would perhaps like an ice-cream."
An unknown man apparently started the wave of good deeds by settling 363 lay-bye accounts at a single Pep store in the Western Cape.
Zimbabwean AI expert William Sachiti this week published open source technology dubbed 'Trees of Knowledge', which aims to improve access to education through smartphones across Africa.
Siyamthanda Mtyeku studied for matric in the one-roomed shack he shares with four other people in Marikana informal settlement in Cape Town - and passed with seven distinctions.
Absa Premiership giants Kaizer Chiefs went the extra mile to surprise a lifelong fan during his farewell from the University of Pretoria.
A police flying squad member in Port Elizabeth gets a brand new car from Police Minister Bheki Cele in recognition of his visible policing skills and fearlessness.
Associate Professor Salome Maswime is a dreamer who is reimagining patient-centred healthcare.
The plan is to grow over 120 000 trees that will be used to create The Great Labyrinth of Africa in Stellenbosch, situated on the Stellenbosch Bridge Smart City development.
"Women will save South Africa" - Oprah Winfrey
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.
Founder of social media group #ImStaying Jarrette Petzer is in a celebratory mode as the group has reached one million followers, spreading positivity in South Africa.
Limpopo matriculant Tiyani Mbendzani lost his sight in Grade 5, but that didn't stop him
being among the country's top 30 achievers.
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.
These inspiring stories from journalist-run Instagram account, Good News, will make your day.
Seeing cute, tuxedoed penguins waddle along our coastline is something easily taken for granted - but they're severely endangered - making this release of 16 penguins rather special.
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.
This is the story of how a group of young people took the world by storm in 2019.
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.
John Dube lived behind an electrical box for three years. Today, he enjoys the comfort of a beautiful room with an en-suite bathroom in a double-storey home.
"When I told her of my plans, the relief she expressed was immense... Flora is a special part of our family." Local mom Lauren says her son's nanny is more than just an employee and buying a bigger home to include her was a no-brainer.
The Animal Welfare Society of South Africa is preparing for a spike in the number of unwanted, stray, homeless and abused animals over the festive season.
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.
From a very young age, Msa Mesatywa would watch the evening news and grew an interest in financial issues and the economy.
Here's a line-up of the upcoming South African movies set to be released next year.
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.
Unlike a medical doctor who relies on a stethoscope as a tool of the trade, Dr Bike uses spanners to help his sick "patients".
A little boy from Cape Town may very well end up a pilot one day, thanks to this remarkable gesture by a local SAA pilot.
After making her first TV appearance as Miss Universe on Good Morning America, newly crowned Zozibini Tunzi visited the Empire State Building.
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.
Husband and wife team Wouter Bam, 29, and Louzanne Bam, 35, ended 2019 off with a bang. The power couple graduated simultaneously with PhDs in engineering at Stellenbosch University.
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi could cap a memorable year in style after being nominated for the BBC Sports Star of the Year award.
The new Miss Universe showed her parents incredible gratitude to just hours before she won the pageant.
After wowing the judges and fans throughout the competition Zozibini Tunzi managed to swoop the title, taking over from Catriona Gray.
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.
Two years ago, Thanduxolo Sixaka helped an elderly couple put their shack up again after the wind blew it down. The grateful couple later gave him their booming meat business in return.
These ladies from Intsusa represent many people in South Africa who are dealing with trauma.
Lebo Magoma melted many hearts when he was captured in tears as World Cup-winning captain Siya Kolisi signed his rugby boots.
These women own South Africa's first eco-friendly brick company which manufactures bricks using sand and recycled plastic.
Door of Hope is a child-care organisation in Johannesburg that gives abandoned children new hope with forever families.
The Streetscapes garden in Vredehoek assists homeless people through simple interventions, such as helping them get their IDs, reports GroundUp.
Artist Jooj from Cape Town took on this task to fuel his curiosity.
Hosted by the Cape Town Society for the Blind, this is a remarkably enlightening experience. Here's why...
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.
A Durban grandfather and cancer survivor, who trekked more than 550km across India for charity, says the mental determination to raise funds for those in need helped push him past the finish line.
Breast surgeon, Dr Liana Roodt, is leading the fight for women with breast cancer in South Africa’s public health care.
A Wakkerstroom woman who missed her flight was set to spend the night at OR Tambo International Airport, but a kind man took pity on her and paid for her overnight accommodation.
Abduragiem de Klerk thought he was going to die as he pedalled up a hill in his first cycle race on a bicycle he chose to buy one day instead of drugs to continue his habit.
She first got into farming through a garden at a nearby school, where she planted spinach, lettuce, carrots, beetroot, and several other leafy greens.
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".
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.
Hollywood kicks off its annual award season with the glitzy Golden Globe Awards and we're holding thumbs for a South African to win.
A brother and sister who were separated as children more than 20 years ago, finally met face to face again over Christmas.
2019 was the year South Africans proudly took up space and made the country proud.
Ntombizandile 32 weeks pregnant routine check-up took a complete different direction when she got to her consultation and had to be admitted right away.
A list of top-achievers who gave us reason to celebrate this past year.
"We were so shocked when the doctor told us it is cancer. It was something I had never thought about, because nobody in my family has ever had it."
Christmas came early for 363 clients at a PEP Stores branch in Mossel Bay, Western Cape.
A book a day, prepares a child for the rest of her life.
The thrill of graduation attire, being capped and looking out into the crowd to see family and friends beaming with pride is one to which Kwanele Mlinganiso does not mind getting addicted.
A Durban paramedic has risked his life to save a dog from a burning and collapsing shoe factory in Shetland Road, Wentworth, south of Durban.
mothers2mothers is a non-profit organisation dedicated to eradicating mother-to-child transmission of HIV.
In-between the bad news of 2019, cute animals swooped in as the shining light on our dark news feeds.
South African opera singer Pretty Yende has been honoured with The Order of the Italian Star from the Italian Consulate in Cape Town.
South African author Kopano Matlwa's award-winning novel, 'Coconut' is being turned into a movie.
What does it take to be a lifeguard? A lot of hard work and dedication, according to these two Plett locals.
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.
Meet the student from Ivory Coast who has created an award-nominated African emoji app, Zouzoukwa.
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.
A marching band walked a retiring Eastern Cape school principal home - and the tears flowed.
Jane is one of seven dogs in charge of sniffing out dangerous goods at Cape Town International Airport - watch how she does it.
The bank received the home loans as security for a lending deal.
“I have already started breeding Bonsmara cattle and my aim is to be a registered stud farmer by 21,” says Thabo Dithakgwe
Tebogo Mathe from Pretoria is the national winner of the 2019 SME Toolkit BUSINESS/PARTNERS Business Plan Competition for Aspiring Young Entrepreneurs.
Children are our future. And there is one Soweto-based Day Care Director who is making sure the seed of aviation is planted in the minds for a group of kids based in Dobsonville.
“Your attitude determines your altitude.”
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