The lies that led Nosipho Mthembu on the path to paddle pride

13 October 2019 - 00:00 By ALEX PATRICK

A white lie at the age of 11 was the beginning of a winning streak for a girl who grew up to become the first black woman on the national canoeing team.

Since then Nosipho Mthembu, 18, has gone on to compete — and win — for team SA at the Africa Games in Morocco in August. It was her first trip abroad...

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