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New kit gives Newlands schools a boost

THROUGH the Small Projects Foundation' (SPF) sport programme, the Newlands schools rugby and netball teams received their new kit sponsored by Kistefos last week. The...

WATCH | ‘Future ANC president’ Duduzane Zuma making ‘back-breaking work look easy’

ANC ward 11 branch chairperson Duduzane Zuma traded in his fancy suit for shorts and a black rubbish bag at the weekend‚ getting his...

WATCH | In the heart of the runaway Rhodes Memorial fire with hikers, joggers...

Firefighters have been working since Sunday morning to extinguish the runaway fire that has engulfed Firefighters have been working since Sunday morning to extinguish...

Book tells story of cricket star barred from representing SA due to racism

Lately, references to racism in sport have raised their ugly head again, with a number of top sportsmen, particularly cricketers, having their say. Interestingly, almost...

KZN premier tells citizens ‘the Covid-19 storm is here’

KwaZulu-Natal is in the midst of weathering the Covid-19 storm, as confirmed by a drastic increase in positive cases over the past week. Addressing the...

Fond memories of growing up

Exactly nine months after my late father returned from active service in North Africa in May 1945, I made my appearance in the big...

How the D’Oliveira affair affected SA cricket

The 1960s were turbulent years for cricket in this country, but by the end of the decade there was no doubt that SA was...

Autographed book on online auction captures bygone age

During the 1950s, when this scribe was a young lad, it was always an exciting occasion to take a brisk 2km walk from our...

Bulls pulls off major coup signing as Jake White’s revolution continues

The Blue Bulls have pulled off a major coup with the signing of uncompromising loose forward Nizaam Carr. Carr‚ who was capped five times by...

Body found on Table Mountain as national parks reopen

State pathologists are investigating the death of a person found on Table Mountain on the first day of national parks being open again since...

Guards tied up with shoelaces, electronics worth R4,5m stolen from Midrand school

Equipment worth an estimated R4,5m has been stolen from a school in Midrand. Police spokesperson Capt Kay Makhubela said Noordwyk Secondary School was broken into...

Robin Peterson’s appointment silver lining on dark day for SA cricket

The best news South African cricket has had since Faf du Plessis lost the toss in Visakhapatnam almost three weeks ago broke in the...

Chester Williams broke barriers and gave hope to young black rugby players

Few South African rugby players have attained such lofty status that their full names aren’t required to know who they are. Joost‚ Victor and...

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi back to face the Pumas

Springbok skipper Siya Kolisi will face the Pumas this weekend‚ but it is the Nelspruit-based variety in the Currie Cup and not the Argentinean...

Emergency workers in storm water drain baby rescue drama

The faint cries of a baby, believed to a newborn, trapped in a stormwater drain could be heard as Durban emergency workers battled to...

Kolisi warns England no complacency in Bok camp

  Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has warned England that there will be no complacency from his team in the third Test at Newlands on Saturday. The...

BCM’s Nxarhuni name changes discussed

By Mamela Gowa Non-Xhosa speakers and South African tourists have been encouraged to learn how to pronounce isiXhosa names as the consultation phase of changing Buffalo...

Fight in water queue forces Cape Town to crack down

BY DAVE CHAMBERS Guards are being posted at a popular Cape Town spring after an outbreak of fisticuffs. In a sign of rising tension over access...

Murder, rape suspects left injured after residents torch police van

Angry residents in Newlands outside Mdantsane yesterday attacked and torched a police van with two murder and rape suspects inside. Police spokesman Captain Nkosikho Mzuku...

Lions coach De Bruin surprised at how Western Province easily beat the Sharks in...

He was most pleased with his team’s latest win which resulted in qualification for the Currie Cup semi-finals‚ but Golden Lions coach Swys de...

Former players defend banned Rabada‚ say ‘Suspension is f*****g silly!’

BY TELFORD VICE‚ LONDON South African bowler Kagiso Rabada after a taking a wicket. File photo  Image: AFP Former players from both sides of the divide have...

Worst is still to come‚ forecasters warn storm-tossed Cape Town

Capetonians who expected to wake up to a devastated city on Wednesday were warned: the worst is still to come. Forecasters said the storm predicted...

Veggie gardens saving little lives

Project helps community to grow, make own baby food IN AN effort to help combat malnutrition in children, the Small Projects Foundation (SPF) has established...

Schools programme offers ray of hope

Empowerment projects reap rewards BASED in East London, the Small Projects Foundation (SPF) has been changing the lives of impoverished and vulnerable communities around South...