features 11.10.2016 03:55 pm

Mother tells story of daughter’s battle with cancer

The young woman died of lung cancer in 2014.

Venessa Bougaard, mother to the late Tezlyn Bougaard, from Riverlea, Johannesburg, has emphasised that every person should not take cancer symptoms for granted because their lives could depend on it, Westside Eldos reports.

Mother tells story of daughter’s battle with cancer
Mother tells story of daughter’s battle with cancer

Mother tells story of daughter’s battle with cancer

The young woman died of lung cancer in 2014.

Tata’s daughter keeps the Mandela family front of mind
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Tata’s daughter keeps the Mandela family front of mind

‘We are showing that he was a man, a family man, a grandfather and not just a statesman or a politician,’ says Makaziwe.
Deon van Zyl: I made lots of mistakes along the way
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Deon van Zyl: I made lots of mistakes along the way

In ‘My Life on the Tracks – The Rohan Vos Story’, Rohan Vos shares some intimate and personal details about his life in vivid detail.
The deadly reality of illegal mining
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The deadly reality of illegal mining

WARNING: HIGHLY GRAPHIC AND DISTURBING PHOTOS. What’s going on in the country’s abandoned mines will blow your mind.
UPDATE: Dog stabbed during break-in recovering well
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UPDATE: Dog stabbed during break-in recovering well

The dog arrived at the vet with collapsed lungs.
Albie Sachs: ‘Roses and lilies will grow out of my arm’
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Albie Sachs: ‘Roses and lilies will grow out of my arm’

Sachs is a gentle soul, with a voice that can calm even the fieriest headed being – he captures peace.
Rewards ‘not a solution’ to Telkom woes
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Rewards ‘not a solution’ to Telkom woes

Telkom workers’ five-week wage dispute has been disrupting its operations.
Upmarket Cape kills Craig Hepburn’s dream
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Upmarket Cape kills Craig Hepburn’s dream

Disappointed by people more focused on silence than trying to contribute.
Anton Mzimba’s wish is an end to rhino poaching
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Anton Mzimba’s wish is an end to rhino poaching

Mzimba views being a ranger as a calling and is driven by his passion for wildlife and the bush.
Be careful what you throw in a bin
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Be careful what you throw in a bin

Anyone who finds intact credit cards, IDs, cheque books and retail cards in rubbish bins poses a threat to their owner.
When in Venda, avoid standing at all costs
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When in Venda, avoid standing at all costs

The Citizen will be publishing a series of articles exploring the similarities and differences in cultural principles and what constitutes disrespect in different cultures. This week, we go north.
Sedibe sings song of success
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Sedibe sings song of success

She is currently one of the youngest chartered accountants accredited by the SA Institute of Chartered Accountants.

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