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16 January 2019 6:44 AM This woman just drove a 1958 Morris Minor from Scotland to Cape Town

A woman from New Zealand has finally arrived in Cape Town after a gruelling journey by car from Aberdeen in Scotland to Cape Town. Laura Morrison, 36, kept a journal of her journey on social media as she drove "Charlie" - a 1958 Morris Minor she inherited from her dad Neil when he died from cancer in 2016 - across 16 countries. Saddened by her dad's 305

15 January 2019 4:47 AM WATCH: Benni's tribute to 'Chippaldinho' Masinga

Cape Town - Bafana Bafana legend Benni McCarthy has paid tribute to Phil 'Chippa' Masinga - whom he dubs Chippaldinho - in a fitting video following his untimely passing from cancer. McCarthy, now head coach of Cape Town City, says that the 49-year-old "paved the way" for the now retired forward when he got into the Bafana Bafana squad. Further efforts 76

13 January 2019 11:57 AM Danny Jordaan: 'We have lost a giant of SA football'

Cape Town - South African Football Association (SAFA) president, Danny Jordaan, has reacted to the untimely passing of South African soccer legend, Phil "Chippa" Masinga. Masinga passed away on Sunday. He was admitted to hospital in December after he was diagnosed with cancer. “We have lost a giant of South African Football, this is a sad day for our football 81

12 January 2019 7:51 AM Dying woman seeks caregiver for beloved 15-foot-long plant

A Pennsylvania woman who's dying of cancer is trying to find a home for her beloved 15-foot-long plant. LNP reports Gabrellen Pfarr has a few months to live after deciding not to pursue further treatment for cancer. Now, the 83-year-old wants to find a caring home for the sprawling plant she's been nurturing for 10 years in her Lancaster apartment 164

31 December 2018 11:25 AM Notable deaths in 2018

- 15: Dolores O'Riordan, singer-songwriter of Irish band The Cranberries, drowned accidentally in a hotel bath aged 46. - 27: Ingvar Kamprad, Swedish founder of affordable flat-pack furnishing empire IKEA, passed away at home aged 91. - 21: US preacher Billy Graham, spearhead of a worldwide evangelical Christian movement and spiritual counsel to several 96

08 November 2018 9:36 AM Beloved radio presenter Ian Ward diagnosed with terminal cancer

Cape Town - For the past 20 years, Ian Ward has dedicated his life to radio, starting his career on the graveyard shift on UCT Radio and then presenting for Good Hope FM and Heart FM. Other than his work in front of the mic, Ian also founded Clicks Live, a retail radio station operating in all Clicks stores across South Africa. Five years ago, Ian received 204

08 November 2018 6:42 AM Nuclear meds can cure cancer, and it's nothing to be scared of

This according to the CEO of the South African Nuclear Energy Corporation (Necsa), Phumzile Tshelane. Speaking at a press conference in Rosebank on Wednesday, Tshelane said nuclear technology not only helps with quicker diagnosis of cancer, but can be used in treatment as well. "Firstly, the undergraduate degree programme [for doctors] doesn't include 95

21 October 2018 6:59 AM Pizza shop makes 360km delivery for cancer patient

An employee at Michigan pizza shop that usually doesn't deliver made a big exception for a cancer patient and his wife hundreds of kilometres away in Indiana. Julie and Rich Morgan grew fond of Steve's Pizza when they lived in Battle Creek, Michigan, more than two decades ago. They'd planned a trip to the restaurant for Julie Morgan's birthday in September 44

02 October 2018 3:26 AM WATCH: Here are the top World news stories for today, October 2

Indonesia scrambled on Monday to get help into quake-hit Sulawesi island as survivors streamed away from their ruined homes and accounts of devastation filtered out of remote areas, including the death of 34 children at a Christian camp. US President Donald Trump said on Monday he wants the FBI to conduct a "comprehensive" and quick investigation into sexual 55

27 August 2018 6:39 AM Grace Mugabe ill, in Singapore, ex-president reveals

Grace Mugabe is ill and is in Singapore, former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe has revealed. In a surprise letter of congratulations to Emmerson Mnangagwa on his inauguration as president on Sunday, Mugabe admitted that he too was unwell and could not attend the ceremony. “Your Excellency, thank you for your invitation to me and my wife to attend the inauguration 36