He plans to plant indigenous trees in every country he passes through and end the trip by planting trees for the KwaZulu-Natal women he is riding to help.
He was a giant of the game, not just in terms of the enormous statistical achievements that flowed so elegantly off his bat, but also in terms of his quiet influence.
Femicide, or the murder of a woman at the hands of a man, captured national headlines in 2018 with dozens of marches and court cases highlighting the plight of women in the country. Coinciding with Women’s Day, News24 took a look back at some of the cases where justice was achieved over the last 18 […]
‘The least you can do is help somebody else,’ Dr Imtiaz Sooliman says of the remarkable achievements the organisation has chalked up.
He also designed the new R2 coin which features, among others, a minibus taxi as a symbol of freedom of movement, and celebrates 25 years of democracy.
Speaking to the marchers, founding member Avril Andrews’ grandson, Levi, made an emotional plea for the gangsters to ‘stop killing babies and children’.

PICS, VIDEO: Muldersdrift’s Logwood Village loses its lifeline

Two months ago, the facility had a fully-functioning production line, quality control procedures and a truck to deliver the products.

Tokollo Dlamini: Teenager with a drive for life

The humble and kind-hearted Kempton Park 12-year-old is a winner, who in a demonstration game hit her drive way further than President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Karla Pretorius: A giant in Proteas netball

Pretorius has become widely recognised among the world’s best since making her international debut for the Proteas in 2011.

Marc Batchelor: ‘Man-mountain of a striker’ was larger than life

He was on the field to win games and to protect his teammates, Marc Batchelor’s childhood friend George Dearnley said yesterday.

Manny Nichas: I just love the food business

Manny Nichas is CEO of the Mozambik chain of Mozambican restaurants which aims to have a sizeable chunk of its income from repeat business.

Michael Rattray: Veteran hopes for pot of gold with Rainbow Bridge

Trainer Eric Sands’ charge is a cheeky horse, but jockey Gavin Lerena is ‘very confident’ of a win. And there would be few, if any, more popular or deserving winners.

Gift of Sight restores nine-year-old Mamelodi girl’s vision

Lefa’s mother says that the improvement in her child’s vision following the first cornea transplant was in itself remarkable.

Jumbo problem pits Botswana villagers against conservationists

At least 34 people have been killed by elephants since the hunting ban came into effect – 15 last year alone, when 9,000 properties were destroyed.

Pule Mabe: the secret inventor becoming a green entrepreneur

His goal is to have his Enviro Mobi vehicle made locally and sold to municipalities and private waste management companies across the country.

Fifty years ago, mankind took ‘one giant leap’

Fifty years ago tomorrow, NASA launched Apollo 11 on its journey to the moon and the first successful moon landing.

Peter Kirsten – Reflections of ’92 World Cup

With his latest successors struggling to put up a fight at this month’s World Cup in England, Kirsten blames poor squad selection.

I am doing it for my dad – Lungi Ngidi

‘Everything I do, I try to make him proud wherever he is. He would tell me that as long as I do my best that’s all that matters.’

Greg Nott: The lawyer who has Caster Semenya’s back

With Athletics South Africa crumbling in 2009 and Semenya standing alone against the IAAF, Nott decided to offer her some pro bono assistance.

Fasihah Hasan: Angry youth will save SA

Millenials have a more urgent and immediate purpose to change what is wrong in South Africa.

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