Rhulani Baloyi: November Lead SA Hero and tutor in Alexandra

Rhulani Baloyi is Lead SA hero for November for his commitment to making a difference in his community of Alexandra, Johannesburg.

Baloyi first started with coaching soccer to young people and assisting them with equipment to participate in soccer tournaments.

He extended his coaching to tutoring in maths and science after encouraging some of his friends to make more impact.

In an interview with 702's Stephen Grootes, he shared his journey and passion which contributed to him being an inspiration within his community.

Focusing on football alone is really not good enough... We need to tap into educational opportunities for these youngsters.

Rhulani Baloyi, Lead SA November Hero

Listen to the interview below:

Read More
Major medical breakthrough: New gene pegged as cause of heart attacks in youth

Major medical breakthrough: New gene pegged as cause of heart attacks in youth

This is being called the biggest medical advancement in South African cardiology since Dr Chris Barnard's first heart transplant.

Parents urged to check tertiary institutions are legit before registering kids

Parents urged to check tertiary institutions are legit before registering kids

The Council on Higher Education says parents need to be wary of the increasing number of fly-by-night tertiary institutions.

FLOOD PICTURES: Mashatile to help Alexandra victims

FLOOD PICTURES: Mashatile to help Alexandra victims

Six people have lost their lives after flash floods caused by heavy rain in parts of Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni and Tshwane.

Couple starts Kgololo Academy in Alex to help boost township education

Couple starts Kgololo Academy in Alex to help boost township education

Kgololo Academy is a university prep school in Alex township founded by social entrepreneurs Waahida Tolbert and Thulani Mbatha.

'A potential opening on the horizon' for Alexandra Heritage Precinct

'A potential opening on the horizon' for Alexandra Heritage Precinct

Alex Heritage Centre is still closed to the public, despite its construction 10 years ago. Museum expert Steven Sack explains why.

What the ANC, DA and EFF are offering Alexandra residents

What the ANC, DA and EFF are offering Alexandra residents

More promises to meet the needs of the people as political parties vie for votes in Alexandra township.

Popular articles
What men need to know about checking for prostate cancer

What men need to know about checking for prostate cancer

Urologist and sexual health expert Dr Shingai Mutambirwa says it's vital for men above 40 to check their prostates annually.

"I'm no longer going to watch Isidingo"

"I'm no longer going to watch Isidingo"

Will Isidingo lose viewership over it's episode tackling racism?

Why SA remains unequal despite government intervention

Why SA remains unequal despite government intervention

The latest Gini index reveals SA is one of the most unequal countries in the world in terms of income distribution.

[Listen] SA's youngest female PhD grad opens up about her achievement

[Listen] SA's youngest female PhD grad opens up about her achievement

23-year-old North-West University student Musawenkosi Saurombe aces her PhD thesis passing with no amendments.

Mandela's granddaughter calls for Jacob Zuma to step down

Mandela's granddaughter calls for Jacob Zuma to step down

Ndileka Mandela says it's a blatant "No" when asked if she will be voting for the ANC in the next elections.

Terror expert explains why Hawks probe on coup plotter arrest doesn't add up

Terror expert explains why Hawks probe on coup plotter arrest doesn't add up

A man who allegedly plotted assassination of prominent South Africans including Zuma, Guptas and Maine is set to appear in court.

Warder recalls "prison hell" as he retires after four decades at Pollsmoor

Warder recalls "prison hell" as he retires after four decades at Pollsmoor

Chris Malgas speaks about his experiences as a prison warder at the notorious Pollsmoor prison for four decades.