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South Africans in all spheres of life and all around the world.

South Africa’s Madiba Freed On This Day in History

On this day in 1990, Nelson Mandela left Victor Verster Prison in Cape Town a free man, after spending 27 years in prison. Accompanied by...

Sport Coach an Unsung Hero in Delft

Merlin Mosoko has trained dozens of children to play basketball. “Here we don’t only play basketball. We are also taught about the dangers of substance...

Angels’ Work in the Karoo, South Africa

Ivonne Gentle has been looking after dying dear ones since she was six years old, when the first of her three sisters passed away...
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The Importance of a Warm Greeting Instilled in Kimberley Pre-Schoolers

Pre-schoolers at St Patrick's Christian Brothers' College in Kimberley have a special way to teach their PR (Pre-Reception) class the value of a warm...

Top Engen Maths & Science School Achiever Determined to Make a...

Losing her beloved grandmother during her final matric exams forced Thabiso Ndlovu to suppress the pain and soldier on in pursuit of the results...

Fleeing the Fire in Betty’s Bay

What would you pack in a suitcase if you suddenly had to abandon your home because of fire? Pat had chosen a blue suitcase...

Woman Can’t Keep the Dog that Saved Her Life

Scotty rescued Nonzame Vuyi in a shack fire in Cape Town; now he may have to be sent to the Eastern Cape. “Do you know...

Nitanja Steyn: The Yearning of a South African Heart

South African expat Nitanja Steyn has lived in the Netherlands, the US and Germany since leaving SA in 2014. But no matter where she...

Zimbabwe Vice President Returns to South Africa for Treatment – NewsDay

Zimbabwe's Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is receiving treatment in South Africa, the second time in four months, after falling ill last week, a privately...

President Ramaphosa Named 2018 Newsmaker of the Year

The National Press Club has named President Cyril Ramaphosa as the 2018 Newsmaker of the Year. This annual award, hosted by the National Press Club...

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