Your past is not your present

Thembisile Mdingi, Ilitha Park, KhayelitshaWe all come from different backgrounds. We were raised by people who had their own views on what life is. Undoubtedly,...

Women rally to help roadside job seekers

Sebenzile Dlani (not his real name) has been looking for a job for more than 15 years, leaving home at 5am to stand...

Woman pleads with Zuma to build her a house

A wheelchair bound Ntombi zanele Fika, 52, who shares her dilapidated one-roomed shack with six children, including her grandchildren, made an impassioned plea to...

The long and short of spiders

Next time you see a spider and reach for a can of insecticide, think again. Not only could they be killing all the moquitoes,...

Terror is a man on a mission

In 2008 Thembinkosi “Terror” Qondela defied the odds and resigned from his permanent job at the University of Cape Town (UCT) to focus on...

Supporting women, creating peace

Women have the power to create peace because they are the foundations of society - but they also need support.This was the message of...

Snapshot gets a boost to stay alive

Bulelani Mvotho, owner of Snapshot Mobile Cinema, in Harare, who had been battling for years to obtain funding to revive his company, has heaped...

Sassa to pay grants early for poll

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced that social grant payments for August have been brought forward and started yesterday, Wednesday...

Ready to impress in China

The young midfielder is part of a 12 man squad which will depart next month for the week-long tournament. Mashwabada joined PPG Langa at the...

Pensioners puzzled by ‘Sassa loan cards’

Senior citizens from different clubs and organisations had the opportunity to share their daily suffering and get help when Ikamva Labantu, in partnership with...