Rare SA number plates, bird vs snakes in Kruger... 6 amazing stories you shouldn't miss


Cape Town - From SA most valuable licence plates to epic battle between a bird and two snakes... as November 2016 draws to a close we look back on some of the top stories this week.  

A collection of valuable licence plates has been sold for nearly R2-million in Johannesburg. One of the plates sold includes SA Rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen's '9 - GP'. You won't believe how much someone paid for Joost's lucky number.

Awesome stories

The Kruger National Park is home to wide variety of animals. Given the proximity of so many species, conflict is all but inevitable. Traveller24 posted an epic video of a bird battling snakes. The epic battle was captured on camera.

W24 shares the everything you need to know about 'microblading'. Need to indulge your sweet tooth? Unleash your inner baker with this fantastic recipe for a Peppermint Crisp ice cream cake, courtesy of Food24. 

"And where does he get his straight hair from? - Parent24 sheds light on racism experienced by a mother of a mixed-race boy in Sa.

Here 6 great lifestyle articles:

1 Rare number plates in SA: Mandela-GP, Joost's lucky 'No. 9' sold!

South Africa’s most valuable number plate collection - '1 - GP to 8-GP' - has been sold at an auction for R1 890 000. The “missing” 9-GP, owned by Springbok great Joost van der Westhuizen, has been sold for R167 000 and exceeding its estimated price.

Click here to read the full story.

2 Incredible Kruger: Unusual battle as bird takes out two snakes - Traveller24:

Kruger is South Africa's most iconic wildlife battleground where you'll experience some epic standoffs. But seeing a bird take on not one, but two snakes isn't your everyday occurrence in the mighty Kruger.

Click here to read the full story.

3 "And where does he get his straight hair from?" - Parent24
And other offensive things this mom of a beautiful mixed-race boy has heard.

4  WATCH - Everything you need to know about microblading - W24: 

Keen for always-perfect eyebrows? Here's what you should know about the latest in on point brow tech. 

Click here for the full video.

5  How to make a Peppermint Crisp ice cream cake - Food24:

Who can resist a dessert when it involves this iconic SA treat? You’ll never guess how easy it is to make too! 

Click here for the full recipe.

6 WATCH: How this diabetic lost 130kg - Health24

Watch how a 200kg diabetic shed 130kg after gastric bypass surgery.

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