Snake catcher shares summer safety tips

Snake catcher shares summer safety tips

With the temperatures finally starting to feel like summer in the Cape, snake catchers are receiving more and more callouts for removals. Justin Collocott, owner of Snake Removal Helderberg says the summer heat brings snakes out of hibernation
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Captain Kolisi inspires crowds in Cape leg of Bok Tour

Captain Kolisi inspires crowds in Cape leg of Bok Tour

Thousands of Capetonians hit the streets in the CBD to show their support for the team. Today the Springboks wrap up their final leg of their victory tour after winning the 2019 Rugby World Cup earlier this month. Video by Kelly-Jane Turner Mardon
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Mzansi Twitter planning wedding for #KFCPROPOSAL couple

Mzansi Twitter planning wedding for #KFCPROPOSAL couple

Mzansi Twitter has taken the liberty of planning a wedding for the couple who got engaged in a KFC. Twitter found the couple from video captured at the KFC Vaal outlet earlier this week.
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How you can have your say on NHI Bill

How you can have your say on NHI Bill

Since the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill was introduced to Parliament in August 2019 over 100 000 written submissions have been received. In early November the first public hearings on the NHI were held in various towns in the Northern Cape.
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Fridays off at Microsoft Japan boost productivity by 40%

Fridays off at Microsoft Japan boost productivity by 40%

Microsoft Japan saw a 40% increase in productivity and a dip in company costs after the tech giant tested a three-day weekend. The 'Working Reform Project' gave 2,300 employees every Friday off for one month and it didn't count towards their leave
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Chatsworth tattoo artist, Macalister Dalton, defies all the odds

Chatsworth tattoo artist, Macalister Dalton, defies all the odds

Macalister Dalton of Chatsworth does not want to be classed as "physically disabled". The 27-year-old tattoo artist who suffers from a rare disease that affects all the muscles in his body prides himself on perseverance and focus.
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A trip down memory lane with author, Kiru Naidoo

A trip down memory lane with author, Kiru Naidoo

Author Kiru Naidoo, wrote about his personal account of growing up in Chatsworth. The memories he made, the people he grew up with and the experiences he got to share. Video by: Jehran Naidoo #Inspire #Inform #Empower
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Deaf photographer, Adhil Ramnath, goes beyond expectations

Deaf photographer, Adhil Ramnath, goes beyond expectations

Adhil Ramnath from Shallcross in Durban was born with a hearing disability. However, he doesn't like being classified as "deaf" and sees his impairment as just a mere obstacle that has come his way. Video by: Jehran Naidoo
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How Jean Weirich Wiggil danced away her cancer woes

How Jean Weirich Wiggil danced away her cancer woes

Jean Weirich Wiggil was diagnosed after finding a lump in her breast. She immediately went through with treatment, some of which "made me feel lifeless," she added. Video by: Jehran Naidoo #Inspire #Inform #Empower #Sapa #Sapa_TV Cancer Revolution
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Springboks skipper Kolisi wins UK writers' award

Springboks skipper Kolisi wins UK writers' award

Siya Kolisi was voted the UK Rugby Union Writers' Club personality of the year for 2019 after leading South Africa to their World Cup triumph in Japan.
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Holgate team tackles southern Africa's toughest mountain passes

Holgate team tackles southern Africa's toughest mountain passes

The Kingsley Holgate Foundation (KHF) team started 2020 tackling the 3 262m Tlaeeng Summit in Lesotho, one of the highest, driveable road passes in Africa.
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Soccer kept Lovie Naidoo motivated

Soccer kept Lovie Naidoo motivated

Lovie Naidoo stands against every common misconception, every negative remark towards women on the sports field. The 59-year-old from Chatsworth fell in love with soccer because of her son and she never looked back. Video by: Jehran Naidoo #Inform
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