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Rescue workers dig on top of a disused mine shaft in Robertville, west of Johannesburg’s CBD, in a rescue effort to free four illegal miners. Nov 2013

Rescue workers dig on top of a disused mine shaft in Robertville, west of Johannesburg’s CBD, in a rescue effort to free four illegal miners. Nov 2013

Rescue workers attempt to remove a boulder. Nov 2013

Rescue workers attempt to remove a boulder. Nov 2013

An illegal miner is rescued. Nov 2013

An illegal miner is rescued. Nov 2013

An illegal miner removes his clothes after being rescued. Nov 2013

An illegal miner removes his clothes after being rescued. Nov 2013

Dzulani Mudan is checked for injuries. Nov 2013

Dzulani Mudan is checked for injuries. Nov 2013

Ben Ndou and Jesus Dube sit after being rescued. Nov 2013

Ben Ndou and Jesus Dube sit after being rescued. Nov 2013

An Etv reporter interviews Ben Ndou. Nov 2013

An Etv reporter interviews Ben Ndou. Nov 2013

Dzulani Mudan, an illegal miner, drinks Energade after being rescued from a disused mine shaft in Robertville, west of Johannesburg’s CBD, on 25 November 2013. Four miners, which were in the mine since Saturday, were allegedly trapped after a grader moved rubble over the shaft which was their exit. None sustained any serious injuries and were arrested on scene. Nov 2013

Dzulani Mudan, an illegal miner, drinks Energade after being rescued from a disused mine shaft in Robertville, west of Johannesburg’s CBD, on 25 November 2013. Four miners, which were in the mine since Saturday, were allegedly trapped after a grader moved rubble over the shaft which was their exit. None sustained any serious injuries and were arrested on scene. Nov 2013

The dusty hands of one of the miners. Nov 2013

The dusty hands of one of the miners. Nov 2013

An illegal miner is arrested after being rescued. Nov 2013

An illegal miner is arrested after being rescued. Nov 2013

Sarel van der Walt, CEO of the Urology Hospital in Pretoria, looks at the hospital’s new Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, at his hospital in Pretoria. The R20 million rand system uses a console that the surgeon looks through to control robotic arms during surgery. The is the first robotic system of it’s kind in South Africa. Oct 2013

Sarel van der Walt, CEO of the Urology Hospital in Pretoria, looks at the hospital’s new Da Vinci Robotic Surgery System, at his hospital in Pretoria. The R20 million rand system uses a console that the surgeon looks through to control robotic arms during surgery. The is the first robotic system of its kind in South Africa. Oct 2013

Figures in an advertising banner appear to look down on a pedestrian walking along Potgieter street in the Pretoria CBD. Sep 2013

Figures in an advertising banner appear to look down on a pedestrian walking along Potgieter street in the Pretoria CBD. Sep 2013

Performers from the Code Red Drum Corps from South Africa rehearse for the South African Tattoo at Montecasino in Johannesburg. Around 600 performers, including military drum bands, celtic dancers and drummers from Taiwan are taking part in the show which runs from 5-8 September. Sep 2013

Performers from the Code Red Drum Corps from South Africa rehearse for the South African Tattoo at Montecasino in Johannesburg. Around 600 performers, including military drum bands, celtic dancers and drummers from Taiwan are taking part in the show which runs from 5-8 September. Sep 2013

A performer from the South African Police Services Band reads music as he rehearses for the Tattoo. Sep 2013

A performer from the South African Police Services Band reads music as he rehearses for the Tattoo. Sep 2013

A performer from the Massed Pipes and Drums rehearses outside the arena. Sep 2013

A performer from the Massed Pipes and Drums rehearses outside the arena. Sep 2013

Drum Majorettes from Saints perform at the South African Tattoo at Montecasino in Johannesburg. Sep 2013

Drum Majorettes from Saints perform at the South African Tattoo at Montecasino in Johannesburg. Sep 2013

A performer from the Grammy Award winning group, Ten Drums, from Taiwan. Sep 2013

A performer from the Grammy Award winning group, Ten Drums, from Taiwan. Sep 2013

Celtic dancers perform at the South African Tattoo at Montecasino. Sep 2013

Celtic dancers perform at the South African Tattoo at Montecasino. Sep 2013

The Massed Pipes and Drums perform. Sep 2013

The Massed Pipes and Drums perform. Sep 2013

The national anthem is performed by a member of the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra at the closing of the South African Tattoo. Sep 2013

The national anthem is performed by a member of the Johannesburg Youth Orchestra at the closing of the South African Tattoo. Sep 2013

Members of the Top Secret Drum Corps from Switzerland. Sep 2013

Members of the Top Secret Drum Corps from Switzerland. Sep 2013

Oscar Pistorius prays with his siblings, Carl and Aimee, in the dock of the Pretoria magistrates court in Pretoria. He was officially charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentines day this year. The trial is expected to begin on 3 March 2014. Aug 2013

Oscar Pistorius prays with his siblings, Carl and Aimee, in the dock of the Pretoria magistrates court in Pretoria. He was officially charged with the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentines day this year. The trial is expected to begin on 3 March 2014. Aug 2013

A security guard peeps inside a storefront undergoing renovations in Braamfontein in the Johannesburg CBD. Aug 2013

A security guard peeps inside a storefront undergoing renovations in Braamfontein in the Johannesburg CBD. Aug 2013

A group of women from Soweto warm up before the start of the Active Ageing older persons games for the elderly over 60 years of age in Alexandra township, Johannesburg. 380 people took part in the event which saw people which are over 60 years in age from Gauteng compete against each other in various track and field events. The events included the 100m - 800m track events, jukskei, rugby throw and pass the ball. Aug 2013

A group of women from Soweto warm up before the start of the Active Ageing older persons games for the elderly over 60 years of age in Alexandra township, Johannesburg. 380 people took part in the event which saw people which are over 60 years in age from Gauteng compete against each other in various track and field events. The events included the 100m – 800m track events, jukskei, rugby throw and pass the ball. Aug 2013

An elderly woman waves as she arrives for the Active Ageing older persons games. Aug 2013

An elderly woman waves as she arrives for the Active Ageing older persons games. Aug 2013

Two spectators watch the action at the Active Ageing older persons games. Aug 2013

Two spectators watch the action at the Active Ageing older persons games. Aug 2013

People in the crowd watch the action. Aug 2013

People in the crowd watch the action. Aug 2013

A competitor takes part in the ring throw. Aug 2013

A competitor takes part in the ring throw. Aug 2013

A woman practices the ring throw before the start of the Active Ageing older persons games for the elderly over 60 years of age in Alexandra township, Johannesburg. 380 people took part in the event which saw people which are over 60 years in age from Gauteng compete against each other in various track and field events. The events included the 100m - 800m track events, jukskei, rugby throw and pass the ball. Aug 2013

A woman practices the ring throw before the start of the Active Ageing older persons games for the elderly over 60 years of age in Alexandra township, Johannesburg. 380 people took part in the event which saw people which are over 60 years in age from Gauteng compete against each other in various track and field events. The events included the 100m – 800m track events, jukskei, rugby throw and pass the ball. Aug 2013

Athletes take part in pass the ball. Aug 2013

Athletes take part in pass the ball. Aug 2013

Spectators cheer as athletes cross the line in the 800m. Aug 2013

Spectators cheer as athletes cross the line in the 800m. Aug 2013

Grannies congratulate each other after competing in an event. Aug 2013

Grannies congratulate each other after competing in an event. Aug 2013

A competitor receives attention after completing the 800m event. Aug 2013

A competitor receives attention after completing the 800m event. Aug 2013

Competitors set off the the 200m event. Aug 2013

Competitors set off the the 200m event. Aug 2013

Iindi Mabuza stands in the sun in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Mabuza wears a rainbow coloured wig every day. He says that he does this to 'look beautiful'. Aug 2013

Iindi Mabuza stands in the sun in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Mabuza wears a rainbow coloured wig every day. He says that he does this to ‘look beautiful’. Aug 2013

Tourists watch a giraffe cross a road near Skukuza in Kruger National Park. July 2013

Tourists watch a giraffe cross a road near Skukuza in Kruger National Park. July 2013

Promiscuous squirrels enjoy themselves at the Letaba camp. July 2013

Promiscuous squirrels enjoy themselves at the Letaba camp. July 2013

A rhino family group are seen near Skukuza. July 2013

A rhino family group are seen near Skukuza. July 2013

'Poachers' are seen as rangers simulate a poaching incident during International Ranger's Day at the Letaba shooting range in Kruger National Park. International Ranger's Day is an annual event to demonstrate the ranger's skills in the field. July 2013

‘Poachers’ are seen as rangers simulate a poaching incident during International Ranger’s Day at the Letaba shooting range in Kruger National Park. International Ranger’s Day is an annual event to demonstrate the ranger’s skills in the field. July 2013

Waterbuck are seen at sunrise at the Letaba camp. July 2013

Waterbuck are seen at sunrise at the Letaba camp. July 2013

A Kruger Park ranger holds his rifle as he walks to a carcass of a rhino. July 2013

A Kruger Park ranger holds his rifle as he walks to a carcass of a rhino. July 2013

Rangers fire at a target. July 2013

Rangers fire at a target. July 2013

A ranger holds up a target representing a poacher. July 2013

A ranger holds up a target representing a poacher. July 2013

A 'poacher' is apprehended as rangers simulate a poaching incident. July 2013

A ‘poacher’ is apprehended as rangers simulate a poaching incident. July 2013

Rangers sing and dance during International Ranger's Day at the Letaba shooting range. July 2013

Rangers sing and dance during International Ranger’s Day at the Letaba shooting range. July 2013

Kruger park rangers walk through the bush to a carcass of a rhino which was poached earlier this month. July 2013

Kruger park rangers walk through the bush to a carcass of a rhino which was poached earlier this month. July 2013

An investigator uses a metal detector to search for a bullet used to poach a rhino. July 2013

An investigator uses a metal detector to search for a bullet used to poach a rhino. July 2013

An investigator takes DNA samples from a rhino poached at Kruger National Park. Over 300 rhinos have been poached in the park this year. July 2013

An investigator takes DNA samples from a rhino poached at Kruger National Park. Over 300 rhinos have been poached in the park this year. July 2013

Elephants frolic in a dam near Letaba lodge. July 2013

Elephants frolic in a dam near Letaba lodge. July 2013

Children sing for Nelson Mandela in Danville, Pretoria, as he spends his 95th birthday in Hospital. July 2013

Children sing for Nelson Mandela in Danville, Pretoria, as he spends his 95th birthday in Hospital. July 2013

Supporters of Nelson Mandela outside the hospital where he is being treated. Nelson Mandela is spending his 95th birthday in a critical but stable condition in the Pretoria Mediclinic Hospital. July 2013

Supporters of Nelson Mandela outside the hospital where he is being treated. Nelson Mandela is spending his 95th birthday in a critical but stable condition in the Pretoria Mediclinic Hospital. July 2013

Messages on the wall of the hospital. July 2013

Messages on the wall of the hospital. July 2013

Supporters of Nelson Mandela outside the hospital where he is being treated. July 2013

Supporters of Nelson Mandela outside the hospital where he is being treated. July 2013

Sharika Visser stands with her mother holding a mirror made for Mandela by her husband. July 2013

Sharika Visser stands with her mother holding a mirror made for Mandela by her husband. July 2013

A person writes on the wall of Betty's Tuck Shop in the Pretoria CBD to celebrate Nelson Mandela's birthday. July 2013

A person writes on the wall of Betty’s Tuck Shop in the Pretoria CBD to celebrate Nelson Mandela’s birthday. July 2013

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