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Happy to be his dad’s lynchpin
Mike de Kock now calls on the family to help out – or, more correctly, his son Mathew.
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The sports photographer who captured SA’s three Rugby World Cup victories
Award-winning South African sports photographer Wessel Oosthuizen has been capturing great moments in sport since 1962. He was there to document the Springbok Rugby World Cup triumphs in 1995, 2007 and 2019. He speaks to The Citizen about his experience.
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WATCH: Toby Venter – CEO who puts pedal to the metal
The Porsche SA boss who would rather be in a racing suit than jacket and tie, is revered for saving the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit from becoming a business park.
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Little girl’s mom’s long wait for documents … and school
A legal intervention through the Children’s Court eventually led to Nosipho and Ayanda being registered as SA citizens, says their mother, Primrose Moyo.
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’15 million’ people in SA are unregistered, and many are ‘stateless children’
The world is sitting on a time bomb of a growing mass of stateless people who find themselves in destitute and desperate situations in foreign countries.
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Being born with clubfoot doesn’t mean kids can never walk
The STEPS Foundation helps to treat children born with the defect in public hospitals using the internationally endorsed Ponseti Method that excludes surgery.
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Ayesha Ramadhani: ‘Make me safe,’ refugee begs UN

features Ayesha Ramadhani: ‘Make me safe,’ refugee begs UN

Born in Burundi, she has moved around Africa for 25 years, trying to find a safe haven… now she is ready to hit the road again to protect her family.

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MSF Tshwane Migrant Project provides a refuge from the pain

features MSF Tshwane Migrant Project provides a refuge from the pain

Here refugees can enjoy a shower, have a washing line to hang clothes and get medical examination, internet, legal advice and coffee.

features Siya Kolisi – Carrying the hopes of a nation

‘It would be huge to show our country that no matter where we come from, if we can bind to one plan, we can achieve our goals.’

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Duane Vermeulen: Bounce of ball may decide Boks’ fate

features Duane Vermeulen: Bounce of ball may decide Boks’ fate

In a semifinal it will all come down to pressure, said Vermeulen, who believes the team will know how to deal with the added expectations.

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Krugersdorp teen helps to feed hungry children

features Krugersdorp teen helps to feed hungry children

The Boitumelo Food Parcel Foundation has so far managed to feed 300 children per month since the beginning of the year.

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Frans Steyn – Love or hate him, you can never ignore him

features Frans Steyn – Love or hate him, you can never ignore him

The enigmatic backline star known in the Bok team as ‘Toppie’ is enjoying every moment at his last Rugby World Cup.

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When tenacity fuels a meteoric rise

features When tenacity fuels a meteoric rise

After getting a national diploma at Mangosuthu University in 2004, Khumbu Shelembe struggled to get a job. Today, she feels like she’s in a dream.

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Priven Reddy: From rags to riches

features Priven Reddy: From rags to riches

Shrugging off self-pity for his early circumstance and setbacks, which included the death of his father Christie when he was 11, has helped Reddy with resilience.

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Viwo Kulati – ‘Chilly Breeze’ blows into town

features Viwo Kulati – ‘Chilly Breeze’ blows into town

The sultry songstress showed promise from a young age, and has risen to become a force in the local music industry.

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Gerrie Coetzee – record-breaking giant’s life immortalised

features Gerrie Coetzee – record-breaking giant’s life immortalised

The movie ‘Gerrie’ tells of the glory years of South Africa’s former world heavyweight champion.

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MEC Tasneem Motara ready to get her hands dirty

features MEC Tasneem Motara ready to get her hands dirty

Destined for higher office, Tasneem Motara was groomed into politics by leaders and veterans of the ANC Women’s League.

features Shaun Veldsman – Veteran whistleblower bids farewell

He will bring an end to a career spanning two decades as TMO in today’s Currie Cup final.

features Jeremy Mansfield: Radio legend makes every moment count

After having been diagnosed with leukemia, he rediscovered himself on Hot 91.9FM.

features Ayanda Nino Maphosa – ‘Queer baby’ on a journey of discovery

Disowned by his family and forced to live on the streets of Hillbrow, Maphosa has now started the treatment to bring about the transformation he had been yearning for his whole life.




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