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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.
UPDATE: Shot Scottburgh guard named
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UPDATE: Shot Scottburgh guard named

He was rushed to GJ Crookes Hospital by police.
‘London has spoken’ in EFF-DA agreement, says Mngxitama
South Africa

‘London has spoken’ in EFF-DA agreement, says Mngxitama

In the wake of the EFF ‘handing power’ to the DA in several key metros, an old conspiracy theory has emerged yet again.
Sacked army man goes back to work
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Sacked army man goes back to work

A board of inquiry found there was no evidence that Mamasedi had been abducted.
Elton Jantjies is the ultimate team player
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Elton Jantjies is the ultimate team player

A lot of emphasis has been put on his personal battle with Hurricanes’ All Black flyhalf Beauden Barrett, but Jantjies said it’s never personal for him.
Courtnall Skosan: Juggling a few balls
Rugby

Courtnall Skosan: Juggling a few balls

Former Bulls player is putting up a paw for the Lions.
Make millions using your XBox
Digital Life

Make millions using your XBox

Tournaments are now held in stadiums, as thousands come to watch, while millions watch online from around the world.
Bisraam Rambilass: ‘Shine your light on others’
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Bisraam Rambilass: ‘Shine your light on others’

‘We say that you have to appreciate that each flower has its own fragrance, its own colour and its own beauty.’
Tracing the development of Sandton’s CBD
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Tracing the development of Sandton’s CBD

Take a look back in time to Sandton when it was basically a farm, long before becoming an economic powerhouse.
Athol Trollip’s ‘love’ for isiXhosa language
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Athol Trollip’s ‘love’ for isiXhosa language

He claims he spoke IsiXhosa before English, ‘or simultaneously’, as he grew up alongside the Xhosa community, where he had friends.
Danny Jordaan and the battle for Nelson Mandela Bay
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Danny Jordaan and the battle for Nelson Mandela Bay

He comes from a working class family and was supported by his father Alexander, who was a mechanic.
Kenya out to expose its ‘fake refugees’
Africa

Kenya out to expose its ‘fake refugees’

Kenyan government says it wants to repatriate Somalians and find out which Kenyans are pretending to be Somalians.
We can learn from nature – Julius Mkansi
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We can learn from nature – Julius Mkansi

Just because animals talk differently, doesn’t mean we can’t learn from them, says the wilderness ranger.
Seven years of plenty for public protector
South Africa

Seven years of plenty for public protector

We must soon bid farewell to Thuli Madonsela. She reflects with Yadhana Jadoo on what her term meant to her and what might come next.
Mashinini’s death ‘was murder, not Aids’
South Africa

Mashinini’s death ‘was murder, not Aids’

Mystery continues to surround the death of the young man who started the Soweto Uprising of 1976, which is remembered again tomorrow.

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