News24 | UIF R5bn tender: Thuja Capital CEO loses second defamation case
Businessman Mthunzi Mdwaba has lost a second defamation case after his comments last year that ministers were seeking R500 million in bribes from him.
News24 | More than 1 000 Unisa students face disciplinary hearings for alleged plagiarism
The disciplinary hearings of 1 456 Unisa students, who were allegedly involved in plagiarism earlier this year, started on 25 March.
News24 | Fraud-accused former KPMG bursary specialist Fidelis Moema granted R50 000 bail
The Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court has granted R50 000 bail to former KPMG bursary specialist Fidelis Moema and two co-accused. They allegedly defrauded the firm of R16.5 million, which were
News24 | Only the army can save ‘disastrous’ Nelson Mandela Bay, says safety and security MMC
Nelson Mandela Bay has become notorious for kidnappings and gang-related murders, which happen almost daily.
News24 | Fraud-accused former KPMG bursary specialist Fidelis Moema granted R50 000 bail
The Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court has granted R50 000 bail to former KPMG bursary specialist Fidelis Moema and two co-accused, who allegedly defrauded the firm of funds to the tune
News24 | Clerics step in to forge peace between ANC, IFP leaders in KZN
The KwaZulu-Natal Christian Council has stepped in to mend relations between KwaZulu-Natal ANC leaders and IFP leader Thulasizwe Buthelezi, who is also the Zulu traditional prime minister.
News24 | Eight people arrested after attacking police during drug search
Eight people have been arrested for allegedly attacking police and damaging several police vehicles in Kimberley, in the Northern Cape, on Thursday.
News24 | Atlantis cop murder suspect shot dead after refusing to surrender, IPID investigates
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is conducting a probe after a man sought for the murder of an on-duty Atlantis police officer was shot dead on Thursday when he refused
News24 | Man sentenced after illegal cigarettes were found in his car
A 41-year-old man has to serve an effective two years in prison or pay a R75 000 fine after he was caught in possession of a consignment of illicit cigarettes
News24 | Police search for missing student last seen in Mowbray on Monday
Western Cape police are searching for 20-year-old student Faith Enkali, who went missing in Cape Town on Monday.
News24 | ‘Cop out’: Rise Mzansi opposes DA’s call for devolution of policing powers to solve crime
Political newcomer Rise Mzansi says ongoing calls to devolve policing powers to capable municipalities will not solve crime in the Western Cape.
News24 | Two months on and still no sign of Joshlin Smith – police rubbish rumours she was seen in Saldanha
Friday marks two months since the disappearance of six-year-old Joshlin Smith – a tragedy that has made international headlines.
News24 | Fraud-accused director who won R2.2 million SANDF tender now claims to be an Uber driver
The director of a company, who is accused of committing fraud to win a more than R2 million tender to provide buffs and military goggles for soldiers undertaking peacekeeping missions
News24 | Mkhwebane wants Gcaleka hit with personal, punitive costs order for opposing her gratuity challenge
Impeached Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane says her successor, Kholeka Gcaleka, must be ordered to personally pay punitive legal costs for opposing her challenge to the non-payment of a R10 million
News24 | Slain Gauteng teacher: Alleged hitman drove back to confirm victim’s death, court hears
After shooting a teacher six times in her car, the alleged hitman and the facilitator drove back to the scene of the crime to confirm the job had been done,
News24 | More than 200 nurses who completed community service in North West to stage sit-in to demand jobs
More than 200 nurses will stage a sit-in at the offices of the Department of Health in the North West on Monday, to demand their immediate employment at clinics and
News24 | ‘I can sell myself to people’: Zuma backer Louis Liebenberg unveils his election plan
Diamond dealer Louis Liebenberg, a funder of former president Jacob Zuma, on Thursday unveiled his plans for the upcoming elections, in which he will run as an independent candidate in
News24 | Suspected house robber killed, 2 arrested in Eastern Cape after accidentally pressing panic button
Eastern Cape police have arrested three suspected house robbers after they accidentally pressed a security panic button after entering a property in Mount Pleasant.
News24 | Alleged bursary swindler failed to tell Nedbank he was dismissed by KPMG, court hears
A former KPMG employee has appeared with two others in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court in connection with the siphoning of bursary funds, valued at R16.5 million, from students pursuing
News24 | Slain Gauteng teacher: Doctor allegedly paid hitman, driver R20 000 after hit, court hears
A South African-born doctor allegedly paid a hitman and his driver R20 000 after his ex-wife was gunned down on her way to work.
News24 | Does no confidence motion in Nelson Mandela Bay Mayor Gary van Niekerk exist? GOOD question!
A question mark hangs over the existence of a motion of no confidence in Nelson Mandela Bay Gary van Niekerk.
News24 | Friday’s weather: Fire risk for some regions in the Northern Cape as temperatures set to soar
Soaring temperatures could lead to extremely high fire danger conditions over the northern and central parts of the Northern Cape, according to the South African Weather Service.
News24 | Elections 2024: Cape Independence Party loses court bid to appear on ballot paper
The Cape Independence Party lost its legal bid against the IEC to challenge why its name failed to appear on the final candidates’ list.
News24 | Opposition parties say crises-hit Eastern Cape needs urgent intervention
The DA says issues facing the Eastern Cape are “deeply saddening” and need immediate intervention.
News24 | Elections 2024: Cape Independence Party loses court bid to appear on ballot paper
The Cape Independence Party has lost its legal bid against the Electoral Commission of South Africa to challenge why its name failed to appear on the final candidates’ list.
News24 | Adverse weather conditions in KZN have killed more than 500 people since 2019 – Cogta MEC
Bongi Sithole-Moloi, KwaZulu-Natal’s MEC for Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, says the frequency of extreme weather conditions has necessitated a review of strategies aimed at responding to disasters.
News24 | State of the Capital Address: Mayor says Tshwane is working hard to regain the trust of residents
The mayor of Tshwane, Cilliers Brink, said he was more optimistic than ever about the capital city’s future.
News24 | Man named in Phala Phala affidavit gets 20 years in jail for possession of illegal firearms
A man mentioned in former spy boss Arthur Fraser’s explosive affidavit about the theft of US$580 000 from President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Phala Phala ranch was sentenced to an effective 20
News24 | DA ‘will not rest’, says chief whip, as party seeks ad-hoc committee probe into secretary’s salary
In its determination to get answers, the DA has tabled a motion for the establishment of an ad hoc joint committee to investigate claims that the salary of Secretary to
News24 | Alternative routes recommended as service delivery protests disrupt Johannesburg traffic
Service delivery protests have blocked several Johannesburg roads, including Eben Cuyler Drive, Mooki Street, and roads in Noordgesig, Orlando East, and Pennyville, leading to heavy traffic disruptions in the city.
News24 | Two men stoned to death in alleged vigilante attack in Burgersfort, Limpopo
Two men have been stoned to death in an alleged vigilante attack in Riba Cross, Burgersfort, after residents accused them of breaking into properties in the area.
News24 | Seven life sentences each for Khayelitsha extortionists who murdered party guests
Two extortionists who murdered seven people during a turf war in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, were given life sentences for each murder by the Western Cape High Court on Thursday.
News24 | Retired SANDF soldier, company director accused of irregularities in R2m military tender get bail
A retired SA National Defence Force brigadier general has been arrested in connection with alleged irregularities relating to a R2-million tender for heat-resistant buffs and military goggles for soldiers undertaking
News24 | WATCH | Independent law firm to probe drownings of two pupils at school camp
An independent law firm will investigate the death of two Daveyton Skills School pupils who drowned at a school camp in Centurion, according to the Gauteng education department.
News24 | Alleged 28s gang boss Ralph Stanfield granted R250k bail
The Wynberg Magistrate’s Court has granted alleged 28s gang boss Ralph Stanfield R250 000 bail, but he remains behind bars because his bid for bail in a separate case was
News24 | Former CFO of Johannesburg school, two co-accused released on bail in R12.3m fraud case
The former chief financial officer of Star Schools, an institution specialising in matric rewrites, has been released on R100 000 bail following her arrest for allegedly embezzling over R12.3 million.
News24 | Parks Tau booed moments after mentioning ’30 years’ of ANC successes
Mere moments after mentioning “30 years” of democracy, ANC national executive committee member Parks Tau was booed by students from different political formations at a heated election debate held at
News24 | Age of anomalies: 6 000 Free State pupils are between 20 and 30 years old
More than 6 000 pupils in the Free State are aged between 20 and 30, according to statistics seen by News24.
News24 | ‘We want proof’: Dangor puzzled by UK’s ‘unfounded’ claims of a ‘possible terror attack’ in SA
International Relations director-general Zane Dangor is puzzled by the UK’s “strange” claims about the possibility of a terrorist attack on South African soil.
News24 | 6 000 pupils in Free State are between 20 and 30 years old
More than 6 000 pupils in the Free State are aged between 20 and 30 years, according to statistics seen by News24.
News24 | Smiles, title deeds for some Gauteng residents, dashed hopes, homelessness for others
Human Settlements Minister Mamoloko Kubayi and her provincial counterpart, Lebogang Maile, have handed title deeds to Dan Tloome Mega City residents. However, residents from neighbouring areas watched on in disbelief
News24 | Whistleblower claims accounting firm billed KZN municipality twice for one service
The IFP-led Endumeni Local Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal had no capacity to prepare its own financial statements, so it outsourced this key function to an accounting firm.
News24 | ‘We want proof’: Dangor puzzled by UK’s ‘unfounded’ claims of a ‘possible terror attack’ in SA
International Relations director-general Zane Dangor is puzzled by the United Kingdom’s “strange” claims about the possibility of a terrorist attack on South African soil.
News24 | Gunmen behind deadly ambush at Hartbeespoort petrol station still on the run
A group of men involved in a deadly ambush at a petrol station in Broederstroom, the North West, has yet to be arrested.
News24 | WATCH | Fatal school trip not approved by department, says Gauteng Education MEC
The trip was organised by a non-governmental organisation – Rising Stars Generation – at Rock Falls Adventure Ranch. Ninety learners were on the excursion.
News24 | Cop killed responding to a domestic violence complaint in Western Cape town
Western Cape police are investigating the death of a police officer shot during a domestic violence dispute in Mamre.
News24 | Much-needed donations delivered to Khayelitsha centre that tackles HIV/Aids stigmas
Excited boys and girls lined up at the Khumbulani Health, Education and Resource Centre in Khayelitsha on Thursday to welcome a team of Media24 staffers who brought them much-needed donations
News24 | Fort Hare corruption: Long face-off as detectives battle for 20 days to unlock cellphone
A team of detectives investigating fraud and corruption at the University of Fort Hare battled an accused’s facial recognition feature for 20 days to unlock a cellphone and access what
News24 | ‘That’s not cheap’: R40m to ensure crime-free elections in KZN
More than 17 000 police officers will ensure crime-free voting in political violence hotspot KwaZulu-Natal this election at a cost of R40 million, according to provincial police commissioner, Lieutenant-General Nhlanhla
News24 | WATCH | ‘He was the cutest little thing’: Triple murder claims boy, 3, in gang-infested Gqeberha suburb
On Tuesday night, little Emilio Hutchinson, three, and his grandmother, Ellen Hutchinson, 52, were killed when they were shot by gunmen in the bedroom of their Gqeberha home. Also killed
News24 | Thursday’s weather: Partly cloudy and cool to warm conditions forecast for most of SA
The South African Weather Service predicted partly cloudy and cool to warm conditions for most of the country.
News24 | WATCH | Grievances laid bare: security guards strip naked in protest outside Gauteng health department
Out of desperation, the security women stripped naked, trying to get the Gauteng Department of Health to listen to their plight.
News24 | Gauteng govt wants to evict homeless people occupying abandoned houses at R11bn project
Homeless people occupying some of the incomplete and abandoned 173 houses in the Montrose housing project, in Randfontein, which had been earmarked for military veterans, could find themselves back on
News24 | WATCH | Century-old Epworth Children’s Home in Joburg to close after failing to secure funding
Epworth Children’s Home in Johannesburg, a haven for displaced children for more than 100 years, is closing at the end of May.
News24 | ‘He’d threaten her’ – Residents attack Limpopo man seen pushing mom’s body in wheelbarrow
A 42-year-old man stands accused of killing his 69-year-old mother in Tzaneen, Limpopo, with neighbours claiming he would demand her social grant money.
News24 | Western Cape govt considers administration for Knysna Municipality amid service delivery crisis
The DA-led government in the Western Cape has taken its first step towards putting the embattled Knysna municipality under administration.
News24 | Fort Hare service provider allegedly concealed info about accomplice’s qualifications, court hears
University of Fort Hare service provider Terrence Joubert is alleged to have concealed information that his alleged accomplice, Isaac Plaatjies, had fake qualifications.
News24 | Elections 2024: DA to report ‘manipulative, dishonest’ Ramaphosa to Public Protector – Steenhuisen
DA leader John Steenhuisen has threatened to report “manipulative” ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa to the Public Protector for allegedly using state resources to campaign for the May general elections.
News24 | How a KZN woman escaped death twice and her husband and alleged hitmen were tracked down, arrested
Eastern Cape police have arrested a man and two alleged accomplices in connection with the attempted murder, assault and kidnapping of his 34-year-old wife from Durban last month.
News24 | Taken: Latest Nelson Mandela Bay kidnapping victim found after a week, tied up in chains and hooded
Lu Xiao, the latest victim in a string of kidnappings in Nelson Mandela Bay, was rescued a week after his abduction from his retail store in Kariega.