News24 | Two boys drown in dam during school outing in Centurion
The boys, from Daveyton Skills School in Benoni, were in a man-made dam at a private camping site, near the Hennops River.
News24 | Nine years after shouting ‘pay back the money’ at Zuma-era SONAs, EFF seeks damages from forced ejections
The EFF is back in the Western Cape High Court, this time to sue Parliament for damages emanating from the forced removals of its MPs in 2015 and 2017.
News24 | ‘We pray to God’: Wave of fear sweeps over Nelson Mandela Bay during string of kidnappings
A wave of fear has swept over Nelson Mandela Bay in the last few months amid a spate of kidnappings in the metro, with a victim – in most cases
News24 | Why two MK Party rallies in the Eastern Cape were cancelled
The rallies were planned for Saturday at NU2 Stadium in Gqeberha, and at GNF Auditorium in East London.
News24 | Cops forced me to confess to shooting Gauteng teacher, alleged hitman tells court
Slain teacher Palesa Mofokeng’s aunt left the Vereeniging Regional Court fuming after hearing evidence from her niece’s alleged killer that he wants to be released on bail to spend time
News24 | Tuesday’s weather: Heavy downpours, flooding expected to hit several provinces
The South African Weather Service has warned of possible heavy downpours leading to localised flooding and short-term disruption to essential services over the North West, Free State, extreme eastern parts
News24 | How a Northern Cape village turned an alien tree into superfood coffee
A caffeine-free “coffee” from Calvinia in the Northern Cape is turning a problem plant into a healthy drink – and income for a remote community.
News24 | Magashule’s former PA arrested in US, NPA says it will soon start extradition process
The National Prosecuting Authority has said it will soon commence with the extradition process of Moroadi Cholota, the former personal assistant of Ace Magashule.
News24 | Free State high school teacher in court, accused of raping matric pupil
The Free State Department of Education has suspended a teacher from Hoërskool Henti Cilliers in Virginia, amid allegations that he raped a matric pupil.
News24 | Werner de Jager, man accused of killing pastor wife Liezel, has died, allegedly from overdose
Werner de Jager, the Durban man accused of killing his NG Kerk Suidkus pastor wife Liezel, has died.
News24 | Five dead, four wounded in suspected gang-related shootings in Muizenberg
Western Cape police are on the hunt for gunmen who killed five people and injured four others in suspected gang-related shootings in Muizenberg over the weekend.
News24 | Werner de Jager, the man accused of killing pastor wife Liezel has died, allegedly from an overdose
Werner de Jager, the Durban man accused of killing his NG Kerk Suidkus pastor wife Liezel, has died.
News24 | Police search for 3 men who abducted and raped Limpopo teen
Residents of Seleteng village in Limpopo are demanding justice after a 13-year-old girl was abducted and sexually assaulted on Saturday morning.
News24 | ABC to divorce ANC as coalition partner in eThekwini – and ANC is returning the favour in Umvoti
The Abantu Botho Congress and the ANC, who are coalition partners in some KwaZulu-Natal municipalities, are expected to unseat one another in the eThekwini Metro and the Greytown-based Umvoti Local
News24 | ‘Blood spills and will keep spilling every day’: Hanover Park residents demand action from Cele
Language barriers, unanswered phones, a lack of available police vehicles and police brutality were among the concerns Hanover Park residents outlined on Sunday when they gathered outside an imbizo police
News24 | Murder-accused eThekwini metro cop denied legal aid
The murder case of a 27-year-old eThekwini metro police officer who allegedly filmed himself while stabbing his pregnant girlfriend to death has been postponed to the end of April for
News24 | Elderly Eastern Cape woman killed and buried in shallow grave, grandsons arrested
Eastern Cape police have arrested the grandsons of a 72-year-old woman whose body was discovered buried in a shallow grave in her garden in Cacadu, Eastern Cape, over the weekend.
News24 | ‘Seek shelter in safe places’: KZN Cogta warns residents as heavy rainfall batters province
Heavy rainfall is expected to cause more flooding in parts of KwaZulu-Natal on Monday.
News24 | Govt employee accused of accepting bribe from Digital Vibes will learn her fate in May
A former Municipal Infrastructure Support Agent employee on trial for allegedly accepting a R160 000 bribe from controversial communications company Digital Vibes is expected to learn her fate in May.
News24 | Widely used HIV drug in SA flagged for reports of resistance – but experts say don’t panic
One of the most notable shifts in HIV treatment over the past two decades is that the antiretrovirals used today have much fewer side effects than the older ones and
News24 | ON THE ROAD | Activist challenges Bheki Cele to walk unprotected in dangerous Gqeberha streets
Community activists have lamented the rampant crime in Nelson Mandela Bay townships and Northern Areas, with one challenging Police Minister Bheki Cele to spend a day in the metro without
News24 | EFF seeks constitutional damages over forced removals from ‘compromised’ Zuma’s SONAs
The EFF has argued its MPs, who were forcefully ejected from Parliament after protesting at two of then-president Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Addresses, should be awarded the same
News24 | Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa escapes North West car accident unharmed
Electricity Minister Kgosientsho Ramokgopa escaped unharmed from a car accident on Sunday afternoon while travelling from North West to Gauteng.
News24 | Living with water not fit for human consumption – a Hammanskraal tragedy
Community members adversely affected by the pollution seeping from the dilapidated Rooiwal wastewater treatment works have detailed the difficulties they have endured while living with dirty water.
News24 | I warned Ramaphosa about water crisis, says FF Plus leader
FF Plus leader Pieter Groenewald has accused President Cyril Ramaphosa of lying when he said 95% of South African households have access to water.
News24 | EFF seeks constitutional damages over forced removal from ‘compromised’ Zuma’s SONAs
The EFF has argued its MPs, who were forcefully ejected from Parliament after protesting at two of then-president Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Addresses, should be awarded the same
News24 | Construction mafia: Abandoned R11bn mega city project leaves military veterans in limbo
Houses meant for military veterans were illegally occupied when they were abandoned by a developer who complained that funds ran dry because so called business forums demanded a 30% stake
News24 | Elections 2024: ANC will not have ‘battered nose’ after elections, says emboldened Ramaphosa
As political contestations heat up ahead of the May general elections, ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa says he is going to make sure his party does not emerge with a “battered
News24 | University of Fort Hare manager fired for gross incompetence remains in charge of powerful trade union
A University of Fort Hare staffer, who was fired for harassment and gross incompetence, remains at the helm of one of the country’s largest trade unions.
News24 | Explosive new allegations about AKA’s role in Anele’s death as inquest postponed again
‘When love kills’ by author Melinda Ferguson contains allegations that Kiernan “AKA” Forbes was responsible for the death of his fiancée, Anele Tembe. Her father, Moses, regrets “not intervening more”
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News24 | Woman travelling to East London by bus allegedly found in possession of drugs worth R3m
A 36-year-old woman was arrested in East London on Saturday after she was allegedly found in possession of crystal meth – also known as tik – worth around R3 million.
News24 | Body of police general worker found in unused house in Limpopo
A manhunt has been launched for suspects responsible for the murder of a 43-year-old man whose body was found in an unused house in Lebowakgomo, Limpopo.
News24 | Monday’s weather: Alerts for thunderstorms in 3 provinces, cloudy, cool for most of SA
According to the South African Weather Service, Monday will be cool and cloudy in most provinces, while parts of the North West, Free State, and Northern Cape can expect severe
News24 | NSFAS board dissolved because of its inability to carry out basic responsibilities – Nzimande
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande says he dissolved the embattled National Student Financial Aid Scheme board because of the members’ inability to carry out and implement basic responsibilities, including overseeing
News24 | SA sees decrease in ‘smuggling’ of children into country over Easter weekend
Border officials say there was a reduction in the number of undocumented or unaccompanied minors arriving at South Africa’s ports of entry over the Easter holidays.
News24 | We have warned about this, says Ramaphosa amid Iran, Israel, US tensions
President Cyril Ramaphosa says his worst fears the conflict in the Middle East will spill over to other regions have been realised.
News24 | No bull! Wandering Cape Flats hippo will be moved to another protected area
The bull male hippo that was found wandering the streets of Grassy Park, Cape Town on Saturday will be translocated to another protected area.
News24 | R3 million and counting: The amount needed for unprecedented number of stranded turtles
The Two Oceans Aquarium Foundation had budgeted for 100 stranded turtle hatchlings in the whole of 2024, but the immense storm in the Western Cape resulted in hundreds of the
News24 | These e-bikes are helping to plug SA’s youth unemployment gap
An eco-friendly delivery solution seeks to address South Africa’s youth unemployment gap.
News24 | R3 million and counting: the amount needed for unprecedented number of stranded turtles
The Two Oceans Aquarium Foundation had budgeted for 100 stranded turtle hatchlings in the whole of 2024, but the immense storm in the Western Cape resulted in hundreds of the
News24 | 4 killed after car rolls on M1, crashes into Parktown car dealership
Four people were killed after the car they were travelling in rolled on the M1 highway, and crashed into a nearby car dealership in Johannesburg.
News24 | ‘A form of mathematics’ – Unisa to award Dr Esther Mahlangu an honorary doctorate for geometric art
Unisa will award cultural ambassador, Dr Ester Mahlangu with an honorary doctorate.
News24 | ‘We are in a mess’ – Zuma believes South Africa is yet to attain freedom
uMkhonto weSizwe Party leader Jacob Zuma says anyone who believes that South Africa is enjoying freedom is “mistaken”.
News24 | A lucrative ‘love affair’: ANC president Ramaphosa banks on feelings to sustain hegemony
ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa says he is unfazed by the formation of the uMkonto weSizwe Party ahead of the May general elections.
News24 | SAHPRA recalls Benylin batches containing toxic, fatal compound but cautions against public panic
Two batches of Benylin cough syrup have been recalled after high levels of diethylene glycol were discovered in the medicine.
News24 | Abantu Batho Congress markets itself along racial and tribal lines, wants separate Zulu state
“Vote for Abantu Batho Congress to bring back the land of the Zulus!” This is the pro-Zulu message the Abantu Batho Congress (ABC) advanced to its supporters at its election
News24 | University of Western Cape staff demand explanation after council snubs ‘most suitable’ VC candidate
About 205 academics and support staff from the University of the Western Cape have endorsed an open letter calling on the council to explain why a candidate who was rated
News24 | NSFAS asks universities to continue paying allowances to students until July
The embattled National Student Financial Aid Scheme has asked universities to continue paying allowances to students until July.
News24 | ‘Honesty, truth and hard work’: Achmat galvanises supporters, slams parties’ ‘lies’ en route to Parly
Long-serving LGBTQI+ rights and HIV treatment activist Zackie Achmat has taken a swipe at political parties for lying to their constituents.
News24 | Ramaphosa has ‘no regret’ about granting remission to Zuma, who’s using early release as meal ticket
President Cyril Ramaphosa says he does not regret granting former president Jacob Zuma remission in the wake of the uMkhonto weSizwe Party taking the Electoral Commission of South Africa to
News24 | Boozed and busted: 10 motorists, including one who offered R100 bribe, arrested for drunk driving
At least 10 motorists are spending this weekend in jail after being caught driving under the influence of alcohol on Friday night.
News24 | ‘This is not OK’: Muizenberg CPF condemns killing of three young people in suspected gang violence
Western Cape police have launched a manhunt for gunmen who brazenly shot dead three people in Hillview, Muizenberg, in the early hours of Saturday morning.
News24 | Cape Town parent asks court to stop appointment of new principal at school
A parent has gone to court to stop a provincial education department from appointing a principal to a school until a dispute over the dismissal of the previous headmaster has
News24 | SEE | How Anti-Gang Unit arrested alleged 28s boss in Cape Town’s Constantia
On a cool September day last year, an uncommon scene played out in a quiet street of Cape Town’s upmarket Constantia when members of the police’s Anti-Gang Unit scaled the
News24 | WATCH | Holy cow! Hippo goes on a walkabout in Cape Town suburb
Minibus taxi driver Arnold Brown rubbed his eyes in disbelief as he drove through the streets of Grassy Park, Cape Town, when he spotted a hippo in front of him
News24 | SA internet crunch: Another month to go before cables are repaired
Repair work is under way on the damaged subsea cable infrastructure that caused widespread internet outages a month ago. It will still take a month to complete on current schedules.
News24 | Holy cow! Hippo goes on a walkabout in Cape Town suburb
Minibus taxi driver Arnold Brown rubbed his eyes in disbelief as he drove through the streets of Grassy Park, Cape Town, when he spotted a hippo in front of him
News24 | ‘This is hugely tragic.’: 6 people dead, 4 injured in two Cape Town fires
Four adults and two children have been burnt to death in devastating fires that broke out in Bonteheuwel and Khayelitsha.
News24 | NSFAS officials ‘broke procurement laws’ to secure R177m Foreshore lease – Auditor-General
The Auditor-General has red-flagged a R177-million, five-year lease deal the beleaguered National Student Financial Aid Scheme signed for Foreshore office space in the Cape Town CBD.