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Left to Fend for his Family at 15, Today he is a Successful Trader

Fruit and vegetable vendor Norris Phaswana started earning money from trading when he was 15. Today, Phaswana, 44, sells fruits and vegetables from his...

He’s the World Draughts Champion, But is Struggling to Make Ends Meet in South...

Lubabalo Kondlo is the world champion at the game of draughts. He is on a mission to develop and spread the game in South...

Wildebeest Migrations in East Africa Face Extinction

Across the world, migratory animals like wildebeest – which rely on movement to find food, water and calving grounds – are under threat. This is...

Tired of Waiting for Water, Ebaleni Residents Say They Won’t Vote

“How can I cast my vote when I’m still sharing stream water with dogs and cows?” asks Zwelihle Zimu. He is one of the residents...
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Animal Cruelty Charges Laid Against Lion Farmer in South Africa

The NSPCA has laid criminal charges against Jan Steinman, a lion farmer in North West, for several contraventions of the Animal Protection Act after...

The Story of an Atypical South African Farmer Driven by Purpose

Charles Back had an unusual response to a farm attack that almost killed him. Unusual because he refused to let it start a race-based...

Family of Learner Killed on Metrorail Suffer 2 More Tragedies in 1 Week

“Simo spent his birthday cold, lying in the mortuary”, a heartbroken Cora Kwepe, great aunty of Zonnebloem NEST Senior School learner, Simo Kwepe, told...

Strand Property Owners Protest Against Land Occupation

About 100 property owners in Strand, Cape Town, picketed at the municipal buildings on Thursday afternoon. They demanded an explanation from the City of...

Cyclone Idai: Zimbabweans Rally to Help Each Other

With little faith in their government, Zimbabweans took the rescue effort into their own hands after Cyclone Idai hit the Chimanimani region. Steve Kretzmann...

Online Gambling in South Africa Under the Spotlight

Gambling laws and customs around the globe differ greatly. In the United Kingdom, any form of gambling you can imagine is pretty much available...

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