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KZN girl, 16, creates thriving skincare business while still in school

KZN girl, 16, creates thriving skincare business while still in school

KZN girl, 16, creates thriving skincare business while still in school
KZN mom is thankful to community after finding her missing daughter

KZN mom is thankful to community after finding her missing daughter

Nobuhle Zondo penned her gratitude to her community and South Africans at large in a heartfelt Facebook post after finding her missing teenage daughter Naledi, who had been missing for four days. More on Briefly.

KZN mom is thankful to community after finding her missing daughter
Proud mom sends heartwarming message to son who beat drug addiction

Proud mom sends heartwarming message to son who beat drug addiction

Patsy, a proud mom from Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, took to Twitter recently to praise her son who managed to beat his drug addiction. She said her son had three near-death experiences as a result of his habit. More on Briefly.

Proud mom sends heartwarming message to son who beat drug addiction
Tweeps help lady clear her student debt to finally obtain her degree

Tweeps help lady clear her student debt to finally obtain her degree

Ntombizamaswazi Shabalala owed the University of KwaZulu-Natal R5,918 and could not get her certificate until she cleared the amount. She appealed on Twitter for help, after which well-wishers fundraised for her.

Tweeps help lady clear her student debt to finally obtain her degree
KZN man becomes talk of town after revealing he's the next 007

KZN man becomes talk of town after revealing he's the next 007

John Gardener, a hilarious pensioner in KwaZulu-Natal, has become the talk of his retirement village after claiming he's the next 007. He said fans are already asking him for autographs. Read more about him on Briefly.

KZN man becomes talk of town after revealing he's the next 007
From housewife to global fruit exporter: Meet KZN's Smangele Gumede

From housewife to global fruit exporter: Meet KZN's Smangele Gumede

Smangele Gumede owns the 220-hectare Intathakusa farm in Nkwalini, KwaZulu-Natal. The farm produces various fruits, including lemons, grapefruits, oranges, and sugarcane. She supplies her produce both locally and abroad.

From housewife to global fruit exporter: Meet KZN's Smangele Gumede
Meet Senamile Masango, who went from being a teen mom to scientist

Meet Senamile Masango, who went from being a teen mom to scientist

32-year-old Senamile Masango, from KwaNongoma in KwaZulu-Natal in KwaZulu-Natal, is a top nuclear scientist. However, she had to overcome numerous hurdles, including falling pregnant at the age of 16. More on Briefly.

Meet Senamile Masango, who went from being a teen mom to scientist
Gogo who was assaulted by teenager in viral video receives counselling

Gogo who was assaulted by teenager in viral video receives counselling

KwaZulu-Natal's department of social development has dispatched social workers to offer counselling services to the 69-year-old gogo who was assaulted by a 19-year-old girl recently. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

Gogo who was assaulted by teenager in viral video receives counselling
SA rallies behind little Boitumelo who fell into bath of boiling water

SA rallies behind little Boitumelo who fell into bath of boiling water

South Africans are fundraising online to help five-year-old Boitumelo Ngidi, who sustained severe burns after accidentally falling into a bath of boiling water at her home in in Mpophomeni township, KwaZulu-Natal.

SA rallies behind little Boitumelo who fell into bath of boiling water
Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi: 'I have lived far longer than is normal'

Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi: 'I have lived far longer than is normal'

Speaking during a celebration to mark his 90th 90th birthday at the Exhibition Centre in Durban recently, Zulu Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi said he has lived far longer than is usually the case. Read more on Briefly.

Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi: 'I have lived far longer than is normal'
KZN women farmers find ways to overcome poverty and climate change

KZN women farmers find ways to overcome poverty and climate change

Women farmers in KwaZulu-Natal's uMgungundlovu District Municipality previously struggled to grow their crops due to the effects of climate change. A project by SANBI and UKZN is now helping them overcome poverty.

KZN women farmers find ways to overcome poverty and climate change
Meet the Gwala brothers, the ‘God-sent boys’ who feed animals in need

Meet the Gwala brothers, the ‘God-sent boys’ who feed animals in need

Alex and Uvruj Gwala are two young brothers from Kwangcolosi, KwaZulu-Natal, who are inspiring thousands of South Africans with their concern and kindness towards animals in need. Read more about them on Briefly.

Meet the Gwala brothers, the ‘God-sent boys’ who feed animals in need
Forced to raise siblings at 14: 'That’s not how my story ends'

Forced to raise siblings at 14: 'That’s not how my story ends'

Cabangile Mdluli, from KwaZulu-Natal, was just 14 years old when she had to become an adult and care for her three siblings. All they relied on was a R640 social grant. However, she excelled in school and is now at UCT.

Forced to raise siblings at 14: 'That’s not how my story ends'
Married couple inspires many with their strawberry farming business

Married couple inspires many with their strawberry farming business

Yoliswa and Xolani Gumede, from Ballito, KwaZulu-Natal, run a successful strawberry farming business and inspire thousands of South Africans in the process. They also create employment. Read more on Briefly.co.za.

Married couple inspires many with their strawberry farming business
Brave woman rescues abandoned baby despite risk of losing her new job

Brave woman rescues abandoned baby despite risk of losing her new job

Londiwe Ndlovu, from Cato Manor in KwaZulu-Natal, selflessly rescued an abandoned baby recently despite the risk of losing her new job. Fortunately, her employer understood when she checked in late for work. Read on Briefly.

Brave woman rescues abandoned baby despite risk of losing her new job
Lady wants to donate beautiful dress to student for matric dance

Lady wants to donate beautiful dress to student for matric dance

@MissCOCO_rsa, a beautiful lady in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, revealed on Twitter recently that she's donating her stunning dress to a student for their matric dance. Tweeps praised her for the initiative. Read on Briefly.

Lady wants to donate beautiful dress to student for matric dance
Volunteer boy appeals for help after bullies burned down his shack

Volunteer boy appeals for help after bullies burned down his shack

Smanga is a 14-year-old animal volunteer in Amanzimtoti, KwaZulu-Natal. Some boys in his neighbourhood bully him for his volunteer work. They even burned down his tin shack. Well-wishers are rallying to help him.

Volunteer boy appeals for help after bullies burned down his shack
Young black KZN farmer proves that access to land can create success

Young black KZN farmer proves that access to land can create success

Afrika Mkhangala is a successful young black farmer in Abaqulusi, KwaZulu-Natal. He farms spinach, cabbage, and beans. His farm supplies to local Spar outlets. Afrika's success has inspired many South Africans.

Young black KZN farmer proves that access to land can create success
83-year-old gogo says all she wants is a house before she dies

83-year-old gogo says all she wants is a house before she dies

An unnamed gogo lives in a dilapidated shack in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal province. A Twitter user shared her photos and said all she wants is an RDP house before she dies. Read more about it on Briefly.co.za.

83-year-old gogo says all she wants is a house before she dies
Lady who fell pregnant at 19 and lost her child becomes scientist

Lady who fell pregnant at 19 and lost her child becomes scientist

31-year-old Senamile Masango, from KwaZulu-Natal, fell pregnant at the age of 19 and later lost her daughter. She overcame these challenges to become a leading nuclear physicist. She's now giving back via her foundation.

Lady who fell pregnant at 19 and lost her child becomes scientist
Keeping royalty and culture alive: Meet SA’s 7 kings and 1 queen

Keeping royalty and culture alive: Meet SA’s 7 kings and 1 queen

South Africa's government officially recognises seven kings and one queen spread throughout the country. They help to keep royalty and traditional culture alive. Briefly.co.za provides a brief background of each of them.

Keeping royalty and culture alive: Meet SA’s 7 kings and 1 queen
Blood moon and royal brandy: King Zwelithini’s 70th birthday party

Blood moon and royal brandy: King Zwelithini’s 70th birthday party

Pietermaritzburg businessman, Sanele Ngcobo, organised a lavish dinner party to mark King Goodwill Zwelithini's 70th birthday on 27 July. Highlights included the blood moon as well as Bayede-branded brandy. More on Briefly.

Blood moon and royal brandy: King Zwelithini’s 70th birthday party
Jacob Zuma’s supporter flock to Pietermaritzburg High Court ahead of Friday appearance

Jacob Zuma’s supporter flock to Pietermaritzburg High Court ahead of Friday appearance

Loyal supporters of Jacob Zuma gathered to hold a night vigil outside of the Pietermaritzburg High Court on Thursday night. The event was attended by ANC supporters and a group made up of religious and business leaders.

Jacob Zuma’s supporter flock to Pietermaritzburg High Court ahead of Friday appearance
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