Sport24.co.za | Kevin Anderson is no patriot

Sport24.co.za | Kevin Anderson is no patriot

Johannesburg – Kevin Anderson reaching the Wimbledon men’s singles final has stirred South African nationalistic fervour. However, it is worth noting that the adoration bestowed on Anderson as a South African flag-bearer may, in some ways, be misplaced. A...
Fin24.com | IRBA issues R2m in fines, shames some auditors

Fin24.com | IRBA issues R2m in fines, shames some auditors

The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors (IRBA) handed out R2 million in fines this week to 21 auditors that contravened its professional standards, code of conduct and the law. IRBA, for the first time, named and shamed four auditors, all repeat offenders....
Fin24.com | VBS CEO: I knew, heard nothing

Fin24.com | VBS CEO: I knew, heard nothing

The former CEO of VBS Mutual Bank claims he knows nothing about the epic amount of fraud that allegedly sucked R1.5 billion out of the bank he ran. Andile Ramavhunga this week filed a responding affidavit in VBS curator Anoosh Rooplal’s application to sequestrate him...
Sport24.co.za | My job is not over yet – Maharaj

Sport24.co.za | My job is not over yet – Maharaj

Cape Town – Proteas left-arm spinner, Keshav Maharaj, admits his job is far from over after a record-breaking performance on the opening day of the second Test match against Sri Lanka at the SSC ground in Colombo on Friday. Maharaj claimed career-best figures of...
Sport24.co.za | Caster obliterates quality 800m field in Monaco

Sport24.co.za | Caster obliterates quality 800m field in Monaco

Cape Town – Caster Semenya has cruised to victory in the 800m event at the Diamond League meeting held in Monaco  With a very strong field assembled on the night, Semenya once again proved too strong surging away at the start to leave the field in her wake. At...
Sport24.co.za | Boks: ‘Warren for Duane’ isn’t so simple

Sport24.co.za | Boks: ‘Warren for Duane’ isn’t so simple

Cape Town – Purely on paper, it looks a satisfying, logical enough arrangement. Duane Vermeulen unavailable for the Rugby Championship, Warren Whiteley right back in the frame for the Springboks at No 8 as he gradually recaptures his sparkle for the Lions in a late...
News24.com | SEE: The worst toilets in Khayelitsha?

News24.com | SEE: The worst toilets in Khayelitsha?

Flies buzz around and an overwhelming stench comes from the toilet block in K2 informal settlement in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, reports GroundUp. “These are the worst toilets in this ward. The City doesn’t clean them,” says Zanethemba Mthimkhulu, who works...
News24.com | Troubled North West gets help from UN team

News24.com | Troubled North West gets help from UN team

North West Premier Professor Job Mokgoro will on Monday welcome a technical team from the United Nations to assist the province to recover. The troubled province saw violent protests in multiple towns across the province after years of mismanagement by former premier...
Sport24.co.za | Twitter reacts to France winning the World Cup

Sport24.co.za | Twitter reacts to France winning the World Cup

France celebrating (Getty Images) Moscow – France won their second Soccer World Cup 20 years after their maiden triumph on Sunday, seeing off a dogged and desperate Croatia side who refused to lie down in one of the most electrifying finals in recent years....
Sport24.co.za | Klaasen falls short in Wimbledon doubles final

Sport24.co.za | Klaasen falls short in Wimbledon doubles final

London – South Africa’s Raven Klaasen and his New Zealand partner Michael Venus fell agonisingly short in the final of the Wimbledon men’s doubles on Saturday.  In yet another five-set epic, Klaasen and Venus lost 3-6, 7-6 (9/7), 3-6, 7-5, 5-7 to the...
Sport24.co.za | Anderson to face Djokovic in Wimbledon final

Sport24.co.za | Anderson to face Djokovic in Wimbledon final

Cape Town – Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final on Saturday with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal in the second longest semi-final ever played at the tournament. Djokovic, the 2011, 2014 and 2015 champion, will face Kevin...
Sport24.co.za | Djokovic opens up on chances against Anderson

Sport24.co.za | Djokovic opens up on chances against Anderson

Cape Town – Novak Djokovic does not agree that he is the favourite to win Sunday’s Wimbledon final against South Africa’s Kevin Anderson. Djokovic, who has been battling an elbow injury this year and has seen his world ranking slip as a result, has...
Fin24.com | Erin Energy CEO, other top leaders resign

Fin24.com | Erin Energy CEO, other top leaders resign

Three months after it filed for bankruptcy, the top leadership of JSE-listed Erin Energy has resigned, including its Chief Executive Officer Femi Ayoade. The Houston-based energy company is dual-listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the local bourse.  In a short...
Sport24.co.za | Can Lions rekindle their fading coals?

Sport24.co.za | Can Lions rekindle their fading coals?

Rob Houwing, Sport24 chief writer Cape Town – A stirring, near-miraculous four weeks. That is what the Lions need from here if they are to realise – at last opportunity for the foreseeable future, I believe with conviction – the dream of winning the...
News24.com | Duduzane Zuma culpable homicide case postponed

News24.com | Duduzane Zuma culpable homicide case postponed

After appearing in court for just five minutes on Thursday, the case against Duduzane Zuma, the son of former president Jacob Zuma, was postponed to August 23.  Zuma appeared in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on two counts of culpable homicide. The case...
Sport24.co.za | Mallett to make long-awaited SuperSport return

Sport24.co.za | Mallett to make long-awaited SuperSport return

Cape Town – Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett will make his long-awaited return to the SuperSport studio for this weekend’s Super Rugby action. Mallett confirmed the news to Netwerk24 on Tuesday, with a SuperSport spokesperson confirming his scheduled...
Sport24.co.za | Cronje extends Lions stay

Sport24.co.za | Cronje extends Lions stay

Cape Town – Lions scrumhalf Ross Cronje has signed a contract extension with the Johannesburg-based outfit. Cronje told Netwerk24 on Tuesday that he had signed a two-year deal. The 28-year-old played 10 Tests for the Springboks in 2017 but has not been picked by...
News24.com | Is the EFF falling apart under pressure?

News24.com | Is the EFF falling apart under pressure?

2018-07-10 07:49 The EFF’s wheels came off a little bit last week. Perhaps this 8%-party’s honeymoon with the media and a chunk of the voting public is coming to an end. People who took notice of EFF chairperson Dali Mpofu’s outrageous behaviour at...
News24.com | Cape Town mom delivers healthy quadruplets

News24.com | Cape Town mom delivers healthy quadruplets

Cape Town has welcomed the arrival of four of its littlest new residents – who made an appearance when their mother delivered the quadruplets at Tygerberg Hospital, the facility said on Sunday. READ: Multiple pregnancies risky and expensive Two boys and two...
Sport24.co.za | Newlands used as security for WPRU’s debt?

Sport24.co.za | Newlands used as security for WPRU’s debt?

Cape Town – It is believed that Newlands has been used as security for the Western Province Rugby Union’s outstanding debts. The WPRU owes investment company Remgro an amount believed to be about R44 million and the Stellenbosch-based company recently announced...
News24.com | LIVE: Thai cave rescue operation resumes

News24.com | LIVE: Thai cave rescue operation resumes

Thai cave rescue bid enters day two A treacherous rescue bid to free a youth football team trapped in a flooded Thai cave entered its second day, with nine of the “Wild Boars” still inside after elite divers guided four out. Looming rain was one of the...
News24.com | Lennit Max: ‘It’s my calling’

News24.com | Lennit Max: ‘It’s my calling’

In May, Lennit Max had a meeting with Police Minister Bheki Cele to discuss a document containing some ideas about police strategy that he had drawn up. Then he forgot about it. Just before 23:00 last Wednesday, when he and his wife Farouz were in bed – “We were just...
News24.com | Big bucks for Cyril’s flights

News24.com | Big bucks for Cyril’s flights

The undertaking by SAA to provide aircraft for President Cyril Ramaphosa and his deputy, David Mabuza, is costing the air force a fortune. City Press’ sister newspaper, Rapport, has learnt that it cost the air force R1.5 million for a single return flight between Cape...
News24.com | Duduzane Zuma to be charged with corruption

News24.com | Duduzane Zuma to be charged with corruption

Duduzane Zuma is due to appear in Johannesburg’s Specialised Commercial Crime Court tomorrow where he is set to be charged with corruption. The son of former president Jacob Zuma will be charged in connection with the role he played in trying to bribe former deputy...
Fin24.com | Give national minimum wage a chance – Treasury

Fin24.com | Give national minimum wage a chance – Treasury

Cape Town – The current proposed national wage formula is different from the data set National Treasury used to develop its initial calculations on the impact of the policy on jobs and the economy, and the policy should be given a chance in its current form.  This is...
Sport24.co.za | Ndoro case throws PSL start date into doubt

Sport24.co.za | Ndoro case throws PSL start date into doubt

Cape Town – The Premier Soccer League (PSL) is set to appeal against the South Gauteng High Court’s decision to overturn their Ndorogate ruling, pending approval from the Board of Governors. READ: Sundowns set to accept record breaking Percy Tau offer On...
Sport24.co.za | Peyper to ref Stormers v Sharks derby

Sport24.co.za | Peyper to ref Stormers v Sharks derby

Cape Town – Local referee Jaco Peyper will be in charge of Saturday’s South African Super Rugby derby between the Stormers and Sharks at Newlands (17:15 kick-off). Peyper will be assisted by compatriots Stephan Geldenhuys and Archie Sehlako, with Marius Jonker...
Sport24.co.za | Forgotten Bok wing linked with move to Kings

Sport24.co.za | Forgotten Bok wing linked with move to Kings

Cape Town – Former Springbok wing Bjorn Basson has been linked with a move to the Southern Kings. Netwerk24 reported on Tuesday that the 31-year-old is currently in Port Elizabeth visiting family and the possibility exists that he could feature for the Kings in...
News24.com | Zim looters returned $850m of funds, says Mnangagwa

News24.com | Zim looters returned $850m of funds, says Mnangagwa

Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa has reportedly revealed that his government has recovered at least $850m of externalised funds after a three months grace period ended. According to the state owned Herald newspaper, Mnangagwa told delegates at the 31st African...
News24.com | Thailand cave rescue: What now for the boys?

News24.com | Thailand cave rescue: What now for the boys?

The rescuers dubbed it “mission impossible” but they defied the odds to locate the 12 boys and their football coach deep in a cave complex. However, the hard part may yet be ahead: getting them out safely. Here are a few ways the hungry and weak boys could...
Sport24.co.za | No money, Div’s Zimbabwe sleep on the streets

Sport24.co.za | No money, Div’s Zimbabwe sleep on the streets

Cape Town – Zimbabwe’s national rugby team have been forced to sleep on the streets of Tunisia as they prepare for their match this weekend. The Zimbabweans, who lost 45-36 to Kenya in a Rugby World Cup qualifier last weekend, are in the north African country...
Sport24.co.za | Bulls still without Odendaal, Nyakane

Sport24.co.za | Bulls still without Odendaal, Nyakane

Pretoria – Bulls captain Burger Odendaal will remain sidelined for their Super Rugby encounter against the Jaguares at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday (15:05 kick-off). Odendaal missed last weekend’s 42-37 defeat to the Sunwolves in Singapore due to a calf sprain...
Sport24.co.za | Lions exodus to gather MORE steam?

Sport24.co.za | Lions exodus to gather MORE steam?

Cape Town – Two more Lions players are reportedly set to move to overseas clubs. Afrikaans publication Netwerk24 reported on Sunday that fullback Andries Coetzee and prop Jacques van Rooyen were considering moves abroad. Two English clubs – Sale Sharks and...
News24.com | Former president Jacob Zuma’s son dies

News24.com | Former president Jacob Zuma’s son dies

A spokesperson for the Presidency has confirmed that one of former president Jacob Zuma’s sons has died.  Vusi Nhlakanipho Zuma, who was the youngest son of Zuma and his late wife Kate Mantsho, died on Sunday night after a short illness.   READ: So who are...
Fin24.com | PIC hit with more claims

Fin24.com | PIC hit with more claims

A former executive at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has accused the continent’s largest asset manager of irregularly fiddling with the bonuses paid to employees, in order to retain R44 million. In an affidavit, ex human resources finance officer Sandile...
News24.com | Payday is coming tomorrow

News24.com | Payday is coming tomorrow

The cast starring in the revival of the classic anti-apartheid stage musical Sarafina! have joined the growing chorus of South African actors who say the film, TV and theatre industry is exploiting them. They have still not been paid what is owed to them by Committed...
Fin24.com | Tom Moyane a ‘despot’, SARS Inquiry told

Fin24.com | Tom Moyane a ‘despot’, SARS Inquiry told

Suspended SA Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner Tom Moyane was an “ego-driven despot” who was “bloated with self-importance”, the inquiry into the organisation’s affairs heard this week. “A series of events since August 2015 has made me feel harassed, victimised,...
Sport24.co.za | Another delay in CSA, SACA agreement

Sport24.co.za | Another delay in CSA, SACA agreement

Cape Town – Cricket South Africa (CSA) and the South African Cricketers’ Association (SACA) have jointly announced a one-week delay in the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the two parties. The agreement, which covers the next four-year...
Sport24.co.za | England changes justified, insists Southgate

Sport24.co.za | England changes justified, insists Southgate

Gareth Southgate (Getty Images) Kaliningrad, Russia – England manager Gareth Southgate defended his decision to leave Harry Kane on the bench among eight changes after losing 1-0 to Belgium to finish runners-up in World Cup Group G. READ: As it happened: England...
Sport24.co.za | Duane signs deal with Japanese club

Sport24.co.za | Duane signs deal with Japanese club

Cape Town – Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen has signed a deal with Japanese club Kubota Spears. The Kubota Spears announced the news on their official website on Thursday. “I am honoured and grateful to be a member of the Kubota family and looking forward...
News24.com | De Lille victorious in bid to overturn DA axing

News24.com | De Lille victorious in bid to overturn DA axing

The Western Cape High Court has set aside the Democratic Alliance’s decision to terminate Patricia de Lille’s party membership for comments she made during a radio interview. A full Bench found on Wednesday that the party’s determination that she...
News24.com | Stacey Adams murder accused to appear in court

News24.com | Stacey Adams murder accused to appear in court

The man arrested after 6-year-old Stacey Adams’ body was found in a shallow grave near her home in Eastridge is expected to appear in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday, Western Cape police said. Lieutenant Colonel André Traut said the man...
News24.com | Malema land court case postponed

News24.com | Malema land court case postponed

The court case, in which EFF leader Julius Malema is accused of inciting supporters to invade land, has been postponed in the Newcastle Magistrate’s Court. The case is expected to be back in court in February 2019. After the case was postponed, the EFF leader...
News24.com | Nomvula Mokonyane’s bling wheels don’t turn

News24.com | Nomvula Mokonyane’s bling wheels don’t turn

An Audi Q7 that the cash-strapped water and sanitation department bought its minister, Nomvula Mokonyane, three weeks before she was reshuffled, is gathering dust in the basement of government’s communications department building. The black luxury car, with a...
News24.com | July Maphosa charged with fraud

News24.com | July Maphosa charged with fraud

A former director at the Gauteng social development department has been charged with fraud for allegedly using taxpayers’ money. July Maphosa was last week granted R10 000 bail when he appeared at the Randburg Regional Court. Maphosa resigned from the department in...
News24.com | The DA wants Lindiwe Mazibuko back

News24.com | The DA wants Lindiwe Mazibuko back

DA members in both Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) are holding their collective breath in the hope that former parliamentary leader Lindiwe Mazibuko will heed the call to stand as a premier candidate. City Press understands that a number of people in both provinces...
News24.com | Losing their manhood in becoming men

News24.com | Losing their manhood in becoming men

In the past 12 years, more than 800 men and teenage boys have had their penises amputated after botched traditional circumcision procedures. The news comes after the death of three initiates in Libode, west of Mthatha, after attending illegal initiation schools. All...
Sport24.co.za | Siya seeks good tasting finish

Sport24.co.za | Siya seeks good tasting finish

Cape Town – The Springboks have made a bit of a habit in the past of not closing out winning series in the style that perhaps their superiority over the opposition should have demanded, but skipper Siya Kolisi says that if it happens this time it won’t be...
News24.com | Job Mokgoro elected North West premier

News24.com | Job Mokgoro elected North West premier

The North West officially has a new premier after a month of deep divisions within the ANC over who should fill the vacancy. Professor Job Mokgoro, 70, was sworn in as a member of the provincial legislature and elected premier of the province on Friday. Mokgoro...

News24.com | WATCH: Meet the teacher who wears school uniform

Kenyan Alex Maina Kariuki is a school principal with a difference. He insists on wearing the same school uniform as his students. Kariuki says he doesn’t know what people think about him when they see him in school uniform, “but I would imagine they see me...
Sport24.co.za | Erasmus excited by ‘lightning fast’ Papier

Sport24.co.za | Erasmus excited by ‘lightning fast’ Papier

Cape Town – He is still just 21-years-old and is in his first full season of Super Rugby with the Bulls, but already Embrose Papier is a Springbok.  His debut came in the 22-20 loss to Wales in Washington at the start of the month, and now he will be given...
Sport24.co.za | SuperSport, Willemse set to meet – lawyer

Sport24.co.za | SuperSport, Willemse set to meet – lawyer

Cape Town – Ashwin Willemse has reportedly agreed to meet with SuperSport management to discuss his stance on the findings of the independent review into his on-air studio walkout last month. On May 19, Willemse famously walked off a live SuperSport broadcast,...
News24.com | ANC veteran Billy Modise dies

News24.com | ANC veteran Billy Modise dies

South Africa’s former chief of state protocol and recipient of the National Order of Luthuli, Billy Modise has died.   Modise died after a long illness in hospital on Wednesday evening. He was 87. Modise was chief of state security under Thabo Mbeki’s...
News24.com | Protests close two major national routes

News24.com | Protests close two major national routes

Two major national routes were blocked by protesters on Wednesday, with the N3 at Van Reenen’s Pass in KwaZulu-Natal and the N2 through the Western Cape town of George turned into no-go zones. “Protesters have blocked the N3 Toll route in both directions...
Sport24.co.za | Kiwi ref for final Springboks v England Test

Sport24.co.za | Kiwi ref for final Springboks v England Test

Fixtures Saturday, 09 June 2018 Japan v Italy, Oita Bank Stadium 07:45 New Zealand v France, Eden Park 09:35 Australia v Ireland, Suncorp Stadium 12:00 South Africa v England, Emirates Airline Park 17:05 Argentina v Wales, Estadio Bicentenario 21:40 Sunday, 10 June...
News24.com | Four shot at Cape Town taxi rank

News24.com | Four shot at Cape Town taxi rank

Three minibus taxi owners and a bystander were injured in a shooting at Cape Town’s busy Joe Slovo taxi rank near Canal Walk shopping mall on Tuesday morning. “Police are on the scene at the Joe Slovo taxi rank, Milnerton, where unknown persons opened fire...
News24.com | Mashaba critic faces DA axe

News24.com | Mashaba critic faces DA axe

The DA’s federal legal commission has recommended that former member of the mayoral committee of finance in Johannesburg Rabelani Dagada’s membership be terminated after he failed to toe the party line at a council meeting last month. DA councillors had been...
News24.com | Audio exposes Transnet boss in Gupta tender

News24.com | Audio exposes Transnet boss in Gupta tender

An audio recording of a Transnet tender subcommittee meeting reveals how a director of the state company showed apparent bias towards Gupta-linked German company T-Systems. Stanley Shane, a director at Transnet and chairperson of the board’s acquisitions and disposals...
News24.com | Durban arts face bleak future amid funding crisis

News24.com | Durban arts face bleak future amid funding crisis

Twelve Durban arts and culture organisations are facing a rocky future as a funding crisis hangs over them. Many are laying the blame at the door of feuding city politicians and officials, who deny the accusations. The organisations had been banking on receiving a...
News24.com | Who owns Miriam Makeba?

News24.com | Who owns Miriam Makeba?

“In actual fact, Miriam Makeba runs her business from the grave. The ZM Makeba Trust and Siyandisa Music – of which she was a director – are what she wanted for her legacy and anyone who says otherwise is not being truthful,” says Dumisani Motha during a...
News24.com | No live chickens at the World Cup for Nigeria fans

News24.com | No live chickens at the World Cup for Nigeria fans

Chicken on plates, no problem. In the stadiums, not so much. A Russian official in the city of Kaliningrad says authorities forbade World Cup fans from bringing live chickens to matches. Some fans dye chickens in the national colors as a good luck symbol, including...
News24.com | ‘Salaam, boeta Bassa’

News24.com | ‘Salaam, boeta Bassa’

“Salaam, koerantman.” “Salaam, boeta Bassa.” That was more or less always the start of the conversation between brother Ismail Bassa and me in his broken Afrikaans. He was always at the mosque, or the masjiet, as we here in Malmesbury know it....
Sport24.co.za | PICS: England splash around on Durban beach

Sport24.co.za | PICS: England splash around on Durban beach

Fixtures Saturday, 09 June 2018 Japan v Italy, Oita Bank Stadium 07:45 New Zealand v France, Eden Park 09:35 Australia v Ireland, Suncorp Stadium 12:00 South Africa v England, Emirates Airline Park 17:05 Argentina v Wales, Estadio Bicentenario 21:40 Sunday, 10 June...
Sport24.co.za | RG Snyman opens up on Bok debut

Sport24.co.za | RG Snyman opens up on Bok debut

Cape Town – Springbok lock RG Snyman is making a name for himself in a hurry.  He was immense in his Test debut on Saturday as the Boks overturned a 24-3 deficit to beat England 42-39 at Ellis Park, and it hasn’t taken long for critics to start comparing...
Sport24.co.za | Poite to referee Boks v England Test in Bloem

Sport24.co.za | Poite to referee Boks v England Test in Bloem

Fixtures Saturday, 09 June 2018 Japan v Italy, Oita Bank Stadium 07:45 New Zealand v France, Eden Park 09:35 Australia v Ireland, Suncorp Stadium 12:00 South Africa v England, Emirates Airline Park 17:05 Argentina v Wales, Estadio Bicentenario 21:40 Sunday, 10 June...
News24.com | Man decapitated in fall from vehicle

News24.com | Man decapitated in fall from vehicle

A man has been decapitated after apparently falling from a vehicle and being struck by a number of other cars on the N2, north of Durban, before paramedics arrived on Sunday evening. Crisis Medical paramedics said a man, believed to be 30 years old, was declared dead...
Sport24.co.za | 1 Blitzbok makes overall Sevens Dream Team

Sport24.co.za | 1 Blitzbok makes overall Sevens Dream Team

Cape Town – One Blitzbok has cracked the nod for the 2017/18 World Rugby Sevens Series Dream Team. The team was announced after the conclusion of the Paris Sevens on Sunday. The Springbok Sevens side defended their Paris crown when they beat England 24-14 in the...
Fin24.com | Battle looms over labour law changes

Fin24.com | Battle looms over labour law changes

Acurate’s egg. That is the best way to describe the amendments to the labour laws now passed by the National Assembly. The modern version of this expression means that, while it is good in parts, overall, it is unpalatable. The one major good part, rightly hailed last...
News24.com | The dire state of  healthcare

News24.com | The dire state of healthcare

It’s a waiting game – shuffling between a cold hospital bench and steel chairs in a winding queue to receive help. And it’s a hard game on a winter morning, more so for the ill. City Press joined the queues at the Far East Rand Hospital in Springs, Gauteng, one of...
Fin24.com | Four sectors hardest hit by fuel price hikes

Fin24.com | Four sectors hardest hit by fuel price hikes

Johannesburg- The Automobile Association (AA) has warned of another fuel price hike in July, while motorists are still reeling from the third consecutive increase in June. The rand breached the 13 mark to the US dollar this week alongside other emerging markets,...
Sport24.co.za | Rassie: No mental scars from Wales defeat

Sport24.co.za | Rassie: No mental scars from Wales defeat

Cape Town – Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus is not worried that his team will lack preparation for Saturday’s series-opener against England in Johannesburg. A 26-man Springbok squad left for America last week for a Test against Wales in Washington DC. However, 15...
News24.com | 2 cash-in-transit heists foiled by police

News24.com | 2 cash-in-transit heists foiled by police

Police have managed to foil two cash-in-transit heists in Limpopo and Gauteng. One suspect was shot dead and seven were arrested during the two separate incidents. SEE – MAP: 140 heists and counting – tracking the ‘dangerous’ surge in 2018...
News24.com | Coligny murder: Farmworkers back in court

News24.com | Coligny murder: Farmworkers back in court

The trial of farmworkers Pieter Doorewaard, 27, and Philip Schutte, 34, who are accused of killing Matlhomola Moshoeu in Coligny last year, is expected back in the North West High Court in Mahikeng on Wednesday. The pair allegedly caught Moshoeu stealing a sunflower...
Sport24.co.za | England’s Durban base surprises Rassie

Sport24.co.za | England’s Durban base surprises Rassie

Cape Town – England’s decision to set up camp in Durban this week has surprised Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus. The Boks and England meet in the first of three Tests in Johannesburg on Saturday, yet Eddie Jones has instead opted to spend the week training...
Sport24.co.za | Blitzboks get favourable draw in Paris

Sport24.co.za | Blitzboks get favourable draw in Paris

Cape Town – The Blitzboks have received a favourable draw for this weekend’s Paris Sevens, the final event of the 2017/18 World Rugby Sevens Series. READ: 1 Blitzbok cracks nod for London Dream Team South Africa’s 21-17 final defeat to Fiji at the London Sevens...
News24.com | Guatemala volcano eruption kills dozens

News24.com | Guatemala volcano eruption kills dozens

At least 25 people were killed when Guatemala’s Fuego volcano erupted on Sunday, belching ash and rock and forcing the airport to close, the country’s disaster agency said. “The toll was 25 dead as of 9:00pm (03:00 GMT on Monday),” the...
Sport24.co.za | Rassie disappointed after Bok loss

Sport24.co.za | Rassie disappointed after Bok loss

Washington –  Rassie Erasmus, SA Rugby’s Director of Rugby, offered no excuses for the Springboks’ narrow 22-20 loss against Wales in difficult conditions in Washington DC on Saturday evening. Wales scored their third and decisive try right at the end of the...
News24.com | ‘Mazzone’s appointment is illegal’

News24.com | ‘Mazzone’s appointment is illegal’

A legal opinion obtained by a rival of the DA’s Natasha Mazzone for the position of deputy federal chairperson has found her election to the post to be invalid. The advice, sought by Gauteng South chairperson Khume Ramulifho and distributed to the DA’s federal...
News24.com | KZN ANC in bid to avoid bloody split

News24.com | KZN ANC in bid to avoid bloody split

ANC KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) members aligned to Cyril Ramaphosa have offered an eleventh-hour concession ahead of next week’s provincial conference, agreeing that Sihle Zikalala should stand uncontested for the position of chairperson. Several insiders told City Press this...
Fin24.com | How to grow the black farmer

Fin24.com | How to grow the black farmer

In this joint piece, Sam Motsuenyane and Paul Ntshabele discuss the history of land dispossession and what needs to be done to empower agriculturists who are not white. Paul Ntshabele: “Black people cannot farm, Paul. Even if we gave you all the farms, what are you...
News24.com | Six die as car overturns near Maccasar

News24.com | Six die as car overturns near Maccasar

Six people died in a fatal car accident near Macassar during the early hours of Saturday morning. Western Cape traffic chief Kenny Africa said the vehicle had overturned on the N2 near the Shell One Shop at around 01:30 on Saturday morning, heading towards Cape Town....
News24.com | Ten die on KwaZulu-Natal roads in one night

News24.com | Ten die on KwaZulu-Natal roads in one night

At least 10 people have died on KwaZulu-Natal roads following multiple fatal accidents during the course of Friday evening. KwaZulu-Natal Emergency Medical Services (EMS) spokesperson Robert McKenzie said six people had died in a serious crash between two vehicles on...
News24.com | KZN premier condemns racist anti-Indian post

News24.com | KZN premier condemns racist anti-Indian post

KwaZulu-Natal Premier Willies Mchunu on Friday condemned a racist post aimed at the Indian community. In a statement, Mchunu noted the Facebook post by Nkuleko Mkhize targeting Indians, that has been making the rounds on social media. “We condemn the callous...
Sport24.co.za | Is Rassie shifting nearer true Bok ‘fetcher’?

Sport24.co.za | Is Rassie shifting nearer true Bok ‘fetcher’?

Cape Town – The significance of Kwagga Smith’s selection for South Africa in the Test match against Wales in Washington DC on Saturday may have got a little lost in the understandably more widespread analysis of Rassie Erasmus’s first Springbok team. But if the Lions...
Sport24.co.za | 7 debutants in Bok starting XV to face Wales

Sport24.co.za | 7 debutants in Bok starting XV to face Wales

Cape Town – Pieter-Steph du Toit will captain a young Springbok team featuring seven uncapped players in the starting line-up against Wales in Washington DC on Saturday (kick-off 23:00 SA time). Du Toit (lock) will lead South Africa for the first time when they...
News24.com | Mahumapelo stays as ANC North West chair… for now

News24.com | Mahumapelo stays as ANC North West chair… for now

Former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo has, for now, survived calls for him to go as ANC chairperson of the province. However, he is not off the hook yet because a special national executive meeting (NEC) can still be called to decide on his fate. ALSO READ: ANC...
Sport24.co.za | Rassie: Why I made Kolisi Bok captain

Sport24.co.za | Rassie: Why I made Kolisi Bok captain

Cape Town – Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says race had no role to play in his decision to appoint Siya Kolisi as captain for the series against England next month. Kolisi will become the first black player to lead the Springboks in a Test match and when asked...
Channel24.co.za | PICS: Miss South Africa 2018 crowning moment

Channel24.co.za | PICS: Miss South Africa 2018 crowning moment

Miss South Africa 2018 (Photo: Gallo) The 60th anniversary of the Miss South Africa pageant took place at the Sun Arena at Time Square in Pretoria.  The final year medical student at the University of Cape Town also walked away with the title of Miss Universe South...
News24.com | DA split will doom party to permanent opposition

News24.com | DA split will doom party to permanent opposition

2018-05-28 08:49 Rumour has it that the once promising, self-proclaimed leader of the opposition is facing a moment of reckoning, 100 days after Cyril Ramaphosa took over as the president of the country. The DA is reportedly facing a possible split due to concern by...
Fin24.com | OPINION: We need to produce what Africa consumes

Fin24.com | OPINION: We need to produce what Africa consumes

They descended from all the corners of southern Africa and on their lips was the word ‘integration’. Speaker after speaker who addressed the Southern African Railways Association decried the difficulty of travelling within the Southern African Development Community...
News24.com | Sexual offenders may be in our schools

News24.com | Sexual offenders may be in our schools

As Child Protection Week begins it has been revealed that the SA Council of Educators (Sace), which has the task of vetting teachers, has not had access to the sexual offenders’ list for a decade. With a spate of reported incidents of teachers sexually abusing...
News24.com | Mashaba ‘running amok’ in Joburg, says IFP

News24.com | Mashaba ‘running amok’ in Joburg, says IFP

The Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) in Gauteng says it has grown weary of the DA’s big brother attitude, and particularly that of the party’s Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba, who they say is “running amok” and can only be checked by the Economic Freedom...
Sport24.co.za | Kohli: AB changed the way batting was seen

Sport24.co.za | Kohli: AB changed the way batting was seen

Cape Town – India’s captain Virat Kohli has paid tribute to South Africa’s AB de Villiers after the Proteas batsman announced his retirement from international cricket earlier in the week. De Villiers called it a day after representing his country in 114 Tests,...
News24.com | Tshwane mayor, Solly Msimanga, hijacked in Midrand

News24.com | Tshwane mayor, Solly Msimanga, hijacked in Midrand

Executive Mayor of Tshwane, Solly Msimanga, was hijacked in Midrand during the early hours of Saturday morning, with the thieves making off with his silver Mercedes Benz CLS 250. Clearly shaken, Msimanga told News24 that he had been out with friends for dinner in...
Sport24.co.za | CSA: Proteas men and women must be paid equally

Sport24.co.za | CSA: Proteas men and women must be paid equally

Cape Town – Cricket South Africa (CSA) acting CEO Thabang Moroe wants to see the country’s women and men cricketers treated equally, and that means that they must be paid the same.  That is the hope and one of the key discussions taking place between CSA...
Sport24.co.za | Depressed Wallaby prop banned for cocaine use

Sport24.co.za | Depressed Wallaby prop banned for cocaine use

Sydney – Wallabies prop James Slipper was on Thursday banned for two months after testing positive for cocaine, with the apologetic Reds skipper revealing he was being treated for depression. The front-rower, who has played 86 Tests and previously captained...
News24.com | ANC mourns passing of Mirriam Stofile

News24.com | ANC mourns passing of Mirriam Stofile

The African National Congress has lauded the struggle efforts of Mama Mirriam Stofile, 97, who died in the early hours of Thursday morning. ANC spokesperson Pule Mabe said Mama Stofile, mother of the late Reverend Makhenkesi Stofile, “had been sick for a while...
News24.com | SA woman, 25, found dead in the Bahamas

News24.com | SA woman, 25, found dead in the Bahamas

The family of a South African woman has been left with more questions than answers after the 25-year-old’s body was found in a hotel in the Bahamas. Carla van Eeden had finished crewing on a yacht and decided to spend a few days relaxing on Paradise Island, off...
Sport24.co.za | Stormers agree to release Senatla for sevens

Sport24.co.za | Stormers agree to release Senatla for sevens

Cape Town – The Blitzboks will have speedster Seabelo Senatla available for the final two World Rugby Sevens Series events of the 2017/18 season. Senatla has missed a considerable amount of sevens action this season as he was part of the Stormers’ Super Rugby...
Sport24.co.za | Rassie hints at a few surprises in Bok squad

Sport24.co.za | Rassie hints at a few surprises in Bok squad

Cape Town – Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says rugby fans can expect a few surprises when he names his squad for upcoming Tests against Wales and England. READ: Rassie drops hint at picking Bulls duo for Washington DC Test Erasmus was speaking on SuperSport’s...
News24.com | WATCH LIVE: Henri van Breda judgment

News24.com | WATCH LIVE: Henri van Breda judgment

21 May, 10:04 AM Triple murder accused Henri van Breda is in the Western Cape High Court where he will learn whether he has been found guilty of killing his parents and brother. Martin (54), Teresa (55), and Rudi van Breda (22), were hacked to death in the early hours...
Fin24.com | Why the Japanese are keen on SA

Fin24.com | Why the Japanese are keen on SA

Executives from three hundred of Japan’s top companies landed in South Africa two weeks ago in an effort to explore investment opportunities here and, ultimately, in the rest of the continent. Their arrival was opportune for South African President Cyril Ramaphosa,...
Sport24.co.za | Rassie faces his first big test in charge

Sport24.co.za | Rassie faces his first big test in charge

Johannesburg – On Saturday, Johan “Rassie” Erasmus takes the first step out of the honeymoon period by naming his first squad as Springbok coach. Maiden Bok squads can be things that either get players, fellow coaches and supporters in your corner or very much...
News24.com | Gupta link in R647m train deal

News24.com | Gupta link in R647m train deal

A confidential report on Transnet’s R50bn deal to buy 1 064 locomotives implicates a second Chinese supplier in paying what appear to be kickbacks to a Gupta-linked firm. The 108-page report by law firm Werksmans shows that China North Rail (CNR) paid a middleman to...
News24.com | Taxpayers fund Mswati-Lungu bromance

News24.com | Taxpayers fund Mswati-Lungu bromance

The growing bonds of friendship between Swaziland’s King Mswati III and Zambian leader Edgar Lungu have reached new, but worrying, levels for the two countries’ citizens. This is after Lungu was presented with a piece of land on the outskirts of Manzini in Swaziland....
Sport24.co.za | Kohli: AB is not a normal human being

Sport24.co.za | Kohli: AB is not a normal human being

Cape Town – Indian captain Virat Kohli believes that his Royal Challengers Bangalore team-mate, AB de Villiers, is other-worldly. De Villiers rocked the cricketing world on Thursday with another moment of individual brilliance, this time with his fielding when...
Sport24.co.za | Du Preez twins: First-time allies for Boks?

Sport24.co.za | Du Preez twins: First-time allies for Boks?

Cape Town – They can be hard to tell apart, especially on gloomy or muddy occasions. It’s perfectly understandable, considering that Dan and Jean-Luc du Preez are twins, have near-identical, economical hairstyles and sport massively similar (pretty massive too)...
News24.com | Two dead in suspected gas explosion at KZN house

News24.com | Two dead in suspected gas explosion at KZN house

A man and woman were burnt to death after their house caught alight in Zamani, near Darnall, on the far northern KwaZulu-Natal coast on Thursday morning, IPSS Medical Rescue said. “Neighbours reported hearing an explosion believed to be a gas bottle. When they...
News24.com | Gauteng cop gunned down outside his home

News24.com | Gauteng cop gunned down outside his home

A senior South African Police Service manager was shot and killed outside his Protea South home on Wednesday night, Gauteng police said on Thursday. Gauteng police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said preliminary reports indicated that the brigadier had...
Sport24.co.za | Loosies: Lions’ snag could become Rassie’s

Sport24.co.za | Loosies: Lions’ snag could become Rassie’s

Rob Houwing, Sport24 chief writer Cape Town – Has anyone stopped to properly consider the link between the Lions’ reduced efficiency in Super Rugby this year and the absence for large tracts of skilful, tearaway loose forwards Warren Whiteley and Jaco Kriel? And...
Sport24.co.za | Matfield picks his Bok locks for England series

Sport24.co.za | Matfield picks his Bok locks for England series

Cape Town – Legendary former Springbok lock Victor Matfield has picked his Bok lock pairing for the upcoming three-Test series against England. Matfield said he had been impressed by the performances this season of Bulls lock Lood de Jager. But when De Jager was...
News24.com | The new rule of life being absolutely free

News24.com | The new rule of life being absolutely free

2018-05-16 10:00 Imagine this scenario. You drive your car to the local shopping mall and you park it in a pay zone. You go into a supermarket in the mall and every aisle is full of advertisements on screens as you make your way around the shop to buy food. You notice...
Sport24.co.za | Lions, Boks hold breath on Whiteley fitness

Sport24.co.za | Lions, Boks hold breath on Whiteley fitness

Cape Town – The Lions are hopeful that captain Warren Whiteley will be ready for action in the coming weeks. The No 8 remains sidelined with a knee injury that prevented him from featuring on the Lions’ recent four-game Australasian tour. Lions CEO Rudolf...
News24.com | Roads blocked as taxi violence erupts in Delft

News24.com | Roads blocked as taxi violence erupts in Delft

Burning tyres have blocked off Delft Main and Hindle roads in Delft after taxi violence erupted in the area on Monday. Cape Town law enforcement spokesperson Wayne Dyason said that a group of taxi drivers and owners have allegedly started throwing stones at passing...
News24.com | Bride-biting Zim crocodile shot dead: report

News24.com | Bride-biting Zim crocodile shot dead: report

Zimbabwe game rangers have shot dead the crocodile that attacked and mauled a former national tennis player just days before her wedding, state media is reporting. “We have since managed to track and kill the crocodile because since it tasted human blood it was...
Fin24.com | Salaries at risk as VBS bank saga hits 15 councils

Fin24.com | Salaries at risk as VBS bank saga hits 15 councils

Fears are mounting that up to 15 municipalities across the country could collapse because they are not likely to recover their R1.5bn investments at VBS Mutual Bank. Their exposure to VBS was “too large compared to their operating revenue”, according to a Treasury...
News24.com | Makhura to hand out land

News24.com | Makhura to hand out land

As illegal land invasions in Gauteng spike, Premier David Makhura will – as of June – give away identified vacant land to people who are prepared to build houses for themselves. Makhura said the pace of “rapid land release” will be dependent on the willingness of...
Sport24.co.za | Cheetahs boss: SA rugby has a future up north

Sport24.co.za | Cheetahs boss: SA rugby has a future up north

Johannesburg – This time last year, the Cheetahs and the Southern Kings were the poor cousins of South African rugby, facing Super Rugby relegation and destined for the northern hemisphere cold in PRO14 rugby. A year later, the Super Rugby franchises –...
News24.com | Supra Mahumapelo: ‘The people love me’

News24.com | Supra Mahumapelo: ‘The people love me’

Supra Mahumapelo insists that he is still popular among the people of North West and that he has the best plan to ensure the ANC improves its support in next year’s election. People “resonate well” with him during his visits to the villages and only a small group of...
News24.com | Another protection order against DD Mabuza

News24.com | Another protection order against DD Mabuza

The man who this week slapped David Mabuza with his second protection order has enlisted forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan’s services to pursue criminal charges against the deputy president. Jan Venter shot to infamy a few years ago when he became a central figure...
News24.com | Two die as vehicle rolls in Cirtusdal

News24.com | Two die as vehicle rolls in Cirtusdal

Two men have died and a third is seriously injured after their vehicle rolled on the N7 outside Citrusdal early on Saturday morning. Western Cape Traffic Chief, Kenny Africa said the accident had occurred at around 05:20 on Saturday morning when the driver of a Ford...
News24.com | Court rules Gupta relative can travel to India

News24.com | Court rules Gupta relative can travel to India

The Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court has granted Varun Gupta, the nephew of the controversial Gupta brothers, permission to travel to India. Magistrate Jan Greyvenstein delivered his ruling on Friday morning saying, “I place my trust in you”. Gupta...
Sport24.co.za | SA Rugby pledges commitment to SANZAAR

Sport24.co.za | SA Rugby pledges commitment to SANZAAR

Cape Town – SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has rejected a report indicating that South African sides are planning to leave Super Rugby for the PRO14 competition in Europe. The Wales Online website reported last weekend that the Sharks would be the next South...
News24.com | WATCH LIVE: De Lille vs the DA

News24.com | WATCH LIVE: De Lille vs the DA

11 May, 10:27 AM Patricia de Lille is in the Western Cape High Court to take on the DA, City of Cape Town and Electoral Commission of South Africa over her mayorship. It follows the party’s decision to strip her of her membership on Tuesday. , Read...
Sport24.co.za | Sharks duo set for Super Rugby milestones

Sport24.co.za | Sharks duo set for Super Rugby milestones

Durban – Sharks coach Robert du Preez has named his team for Saturday’s Super Rugby encounter against the Bulls in Pretoria (17:15 kick-off). Du Preez has made just one change to the starting XV that thumped the Highlanders 38-12 in Durban last week. In...
News24.com | At least 27 dead after dam bursts in Kenya: police

News24.com | At least 27 dead after dam bursts in Kenya: police

At least 27 people died when their homes were swept away after a dam burst in southern Kenya following heavy rains, police said Thursday. The incident in Solai, near the Rift Valley city of Nakuru, occurred Wednesday evening, regional police chief Gideon Kibunjah told...
News24.com | Cape Town recycling centre threatened with closure

News24.com | Cape Town recycling centre threatened with closure

From early morning until late at night, men carry huge bags filled with plastic to be weighed at Michael Khumalo’s recycling centre in Vrygrond. Khumalo tells GroundUp he employs about 20 residents to pack, weigh and load the materials gathered by the community....

News24.com | DA kicks De Lille out of party

The Democratic Alliance has confirmed the cessation of Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille’s membership from the party. James Selfe, chairperson of the DA’s federal executive, made the announcement at a media briefing in Cape Town on Tuesday.  The DA charged...
News24.com | Feud over Winnie’s legacy

News24.com | Feud over Winnie’s legacy

Struggle veteran Matthews “MK” Malefane and the family of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela are at odds over plans to build a museum in Brandfort to honour her. He claims her family, to whom he was once close, has sidelined him. Malefane lived with Madikizela-Mandela in...
News24.com | State official’s spending spree

News24.com | State official’s spending spree

A senior government official is being investigated for allegedly splashing thousands of rands of taxpayer’s money on a car for his girlfriend and furniture for her house during a two-year spending spree. Between 2014 and 2016, July Maphosa, a director at the...
News24.com | Kidnapped baby Eden, from Brackendowns, found

News24.com | Kidnapped baby Eden, from Brackendowns, found

Eden Laird, a 13-month-old baby boy who was kidnapped from his home in Brackendowns, Alberton, on the East Rand earlier this week, has been returned to his family. Dessie Rechner, director of missing children NGO Pink Ladies, said the boy had been safely returned to...
Channel24.co.za | WATCH: Funeral service of Akhumzi Jezile

Channel24.co.za | WATCH: Funeral service of Akhumzi Jezile

Akhumzi Jezile (Photo: Gallo) Cape Town – The funeral service for TV presenter and producer Akhumzi Jezile is underway at the Rhema Bible Church in Randburg. The funeral service follows a memorial service which was held to honour the star on Thursday at the same venue...
News24.com | Resign or be recalled – ANC top six tell Supra

News24.com | Resign or be recalled – ANC top six tell Supra

Time is running out for embattled North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo after President Cyril Ramaphosa met with him on Thursday to communicate the ANC national working committee’s (NWC’s) verdict that he must resign or be recalled. Two sources confirmed to...
News24.com | Makhosi Khoza joins OUTA as executive director

News24.com | Makhosi Khoza joins OUTA as executive director

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) announced on Friday that former ANC MP Makhosi Khoza would join it as an executive director and head of its local government programme.  OUTA CEO Wayne Duvenage announced the new executive board appointment and its local...
News24.com | Man in custody for Khayelitsha cop murder

News24.com | Man in custody for Khayelitsha cop murder

A man accused of killing a policeman in Khayelitsha will remain in custody until his next court appearance on May 7, the Hawks said on Wednesday. Captain Philani Nkwalase said Lwandile Wiseman Somdaka, 32, appeared in the Khayelitsha Magistrate’s Court on April...
News24.com | ‘I love it here’ –  PMB dump site resident

News24.com | ‘I love it here’ – PMB dump site resident

“Some may call it Gomorrah, but this is our home,” says Joseph Mlambo. Three years ago he joined more than 50 families who live along the Msunduzi River opposite the New England municipal landfill site in Pietermaritzburg, GroundUp reports.  Their homes...
News24.com | Cosatu is not independent from the ANC – Vavi

News24.com | Cosatu is not independent from the ANC – Vavi

The South African Federation of Trade Union’s (Saftu) general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi has said that Cosatu was not independent of the ANC. He was speaking to eNCA after addressing a May Day rally in Port Elizabeth on Tuesday. “Independence is the name....
News24.com | Guptas linked to R100m VAT scam

News24.com | Guptas linked to R100m VAT scam

The controversial Guptas have been implicated in a R100m VAT scandal which has been running for years – but it appears the state will not take any action against them. Nine people from up-market neighbourhoods in Centurion and Durban have been arrested for allegedly...
Channel24.co.za | Local celebs pay tribute to Akhumzi Jezile

Channel24.co.za | Local celebs pay tribute to Akhumzi Jezile

2018-04-29 09:35 Akhumzi Jezile (Photo: Gallo) Cape Town – Local celebs have taken to social media to remember former YO.TV presenter and Tempy Pushas actor, Akhumzi Jezile. The TV and radio personality died in a car accident on the N6 near Queenstown early on...
Channel24.co.za | UPDATE: SA TV stars die in horror crash

Channel24.co.za | UPDATE: SA TV stars die in horror crash

2018-04-28 22:05 Thinus Ferreira, Jenni Evans Akhumzi Jezile (Photo: Gallo) Cape Town – The former YO.TV presenter and Tempy Pushas actor, Akhumzi Jezile (29), along with four others died following a horrific car accident on Saturday. According to police...
News24.com | Fire breaks out at Motumo Trading Post

News24.com | Fire breaks out at Motumo Trading Post

Police in Botlokwa, outside Polokwane, are investigating an incident where parts of the Motumo Trading Post were burnt to ashes. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said security guards on site had noticed a fire had broken out at seven thatch-roofed...
Sport24.co.za | Lions go down to Reds in Brisbane

Sport24.co.za | Lions go down to Reds in Brisbane

Cape Town – The Reds returned to the victory trail when they secured a 27-22 win over the Lions in their Super Rugby clash in Brisbane on Saturday.  As the scoreline suggests, the home side were made to work hard for this win and both sides scored four tries...
News24.com | Sewer pipe collapses and destroys homes

News24.com | Sewer pipe collapses and destroys homes

Seven families were moved to temporary shelters after a sewage pipe collapsed last week in Overcome Heights informal settlement, GroundUp reported on Thursday. Two homes disappeared into the holes that formed after the collapse and several others were affected. Wynand...
Sport24.co.za | Rassie: It would be stupid to ignore Strauss

Sport24.co.za | Rassie: It would be stupid to ignore Strauss

Cape Town – The possibility of a return to the Springbok set-up for Adriaan Strauss looks increasingly likely after coach Rassie Erasmus said on Tuesday that it would be “stupid” to ignore the 32-year-old.  Strauss, who was named Bok captain under...
News24.com | ROUND-UP: Protest incidents flaring up around SA

News24.com | ROUND-UP: Protest incidents flaring up around SA

2018-04-25 10:45 While the nationwide Saftu strike is still ongoing, other seemingly unrelated incidents of protest action – including those in the North West – are flaring up in different parts of the country. – Are you there, or are you affected?...
Sport24.co.za | All Blacks pay tribute to Bok legend Habana

Sport24.co.za | All Blacks pay tribute to Bok legend Habana

Cape Town – The All Blacks have paid tribute to Bryan Habana after the legendary Springbok winger announced his retirement from rugby on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Habana is the second-most-capped Springbok of all time with 124 Test caps. Habana played 25 Tests...
Sport24.co.za | Habana’s stellar career in numbers

Sport24.co.za | Habana’s stellar career in numbers

Cape Town – Springbok legend Bryan Habana has decided to hang up his boots and retire from all rugby at the end of the European season. The 34-year-old will be remembered as one of the greatest players South African rugby has ever produced. READ: Twitter reacts...
News24.com | Teen killed in North West protests

News24.com | Teen killed in North West protests

Violent protests in Taung, North West, have claimed the life of a teenage boy, police said on Tuesday. Provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Sabata Mokgwabone said the 16-year-old had died during protest action on Monday. Protests have gripped parts of the...
Sport24.co.za | Chiefs charged for Moses Mabhida violence

Sport24.co.za | Chiefs charged for Moses Mabhida violence

Cape Town – The Premier Soccer League (PSL) confirmed that Kaizer Chiefs will appear before a Disciplinary Committee on Thursday, May 3. MUST READ: 5 candidates to replace Komphela at Kaizer Chiefs Amakhosi lost 2-0 to Free State Stars in the Nedbank Cup...
Sport24.co.za | Kaizer Motaung slams Moses Mabhida violence

Sport24.co.za | Kaizer Motaung slams Moses Mabhida violence

Cape Town – Kaizer Chiefs chairperson Kaizer Motaung released a statement condemning the acts of violence that took place at the Moses Mabhida stadium. WATCH: Chiefs fans run amok, destroy stadium Amakhosi suffered a 2-0 Nedbank Cup semi-final defeat against...
Sport24.co.za | Khoza to address Moses Mabhida chaos

Sport24.co.za | Khoza to address Moses Mabhida chaos

Cape Town – The Premier Soccer League (PSL) have confirmed that chairperson Irvin Khoza will address the media following the acts of violence that took place at the Moses Mabhida Stadium. Kaizer Chiefs were beaten 2-0 by Free State Stars in a Nedbank Cup...
News24.com | His way or no way

News24.com | His way or no way

The last time Mahikeng saw protest and looting of this magnitude to oust its leader was in March 1994 when residents demanded that president of Bophuthatswana Lucas Mangope resign. They wanted him to allow his Bantustan to be part of the new democratic dispensation in...
News24.com | 3 dead, 3 wounded in Cape Town shooting

News24.com | 3 dead, 3 wounded in Cape Town shooting

Create Profile Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24. This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network. , Read...
News24.com | Is a South African renaissance in the making?

News24.com | Is a South African renaissance in the making?

2018-04-20 08:34 Joseph Ingram Our annual visit to the grand kids in Cape Town seems different this year than it has been in the recent past. South Africa actually appears to be turning over a new leaf with the opening of the trial on corruption charges of its former...
Sport24.co.za | Sazi Sandi leads new-look Junior Boks

Sport24.co.za | Sazi Sandi leads new-look Junior Boks

Cape Town – Junior Springbok prop Sazi Sandi will lead a new-look Junior Springbok squad in their second warm-up match against Georgia at the Danie Craven Stadium in Stellenbosch on Friday. SA Under-20 coach Chean Roux made several changes to his match-day squad...
News24.com | Trump’s petty policy on used clothes for Africa

News24.com | Trump’s petty policy on used clothes for Africa

Garth Frazer, University of Toronto Fostering international development has long been viewed as central to the moral, humanitarian, strategic and security interests of the United States. In particular, there is one area where the United States has been a leader in...
Sport24.co.za | SA player banned for 4 years for doping

Sport24.co.za | SA player banned for 4 years for doping

London – A South African playing second-tier rugby union in England has been banned from all sport for four years by British anti-doping authorities after testing positive for three banned steroids, it was announced on Wednesday. United Kingdom Anti-Doping said...
Sport24.co.za | Bulls coach: Gelant looked like his old self

Sport24.co.za | Bulls coach: Gelant looked like his old self

Cape Town – Bulls coach John Mitchell was overjoyed by the performance of fullback Warrick Gelant after their win over the Sharks in Durban. Gelant produced a man-of-the-match performance by scoring a hat-trick of tries in his side’s 40-10 victory on...
Sport24.co.za | Unsavoury associates hold SA Rugby back

Sport24.co.za | Unsavoury associates hold SA Rugby back

Johannesburg – In the build-up to the SA Rugby presidential elections, SuperSport started airing a 15-minute documentary called Saru ’18: Reboot. Possibly gatvol of being misrepresented by bastard columnists like this one, the short film was SA Rugby (Saru) and...
Fin24.com | Survé tried to score PIC billions

Fin24.com | Survé tried to score PIC billions

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) was investing in Sagarmatha Technologies, the fantastically overvalued new venture by media mogul Iqbal Survé, and documents from December show the state-owned asset manager was concerned about keeping that investment separate...
News24.com | Rural North West school gets green electricity

News24.com | Rural North West school gets green electricity

Science and Technology Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will on Friday launch a renewable energy system at a school in the North West province to demonstrate the reliability and scalability of renewable energy. The 2.5kW Hydrogen Fuel Cell (HFC) System will be...
News24.com | PE homeowners complain about land occupiers

News24.com | PE homeowners complain about land occupiers

Tensions are on the rise between land occupiers and people in formal housing in Port Elizabeth. A number of informal settlements have sprouted up in various parts of Nelson Mandela Bay municipality – in Wells Estate, Ikamvelihle, Ramaphosa and Motherwell. In...
Sport24.co.za | Caster cruises into 800m final

Sport24.co.za | Caster cruises into 800m final

Cape Town – South Africa’s Caster Semenya on Thursday cruised into the women’s 800m final at the Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast. Who to watch: Team SA on Day 8 Semenya dipped under two minutes, crossing the line in 1:59.26. She...
Sport24.co.za | Bruintjies to Simbine: Take me with you!

Sport24.co.za | Bruintjies to Simbine: Take me with you!

Cape Town – South Africa’s 100m silver medallist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games, Henricho Bruintjies, has credited gold medallist Akani Simbine for carrying him through Monday’s final.  It was one of South Africa’s great nights in athletics as...
News24.com | Cop killed in Cape Town by gang of 6

News24.com | Cop killed in Cape Town by gang of 6

A policeman was shot and killed in Khayelitsha, Cape Town, after responding to a complaint, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. Officers from Khayelitsha police station had gone to Site C on Monday night when they came under fire, said Brigadier Novella Potelwa....
News24.com | World news: 10 Things to Know for Monday

News24.com | World news: 10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about on Monday: 1. WHO TRUMP CRITICISES AFTER SUSPECTED SYRIA CHEMICAL ATTACK The president condemns a “mindless” chemical attack that kills at least 40 people,...
News24.com | Syria ‘chemical attack’: What we know

News24.com | Syria ‘chemical attack’: What we know

Beirut – An alleged chemical attack in Syria’s rebel-held Douma has sparked international outrage, with Washington warning Sunday of possible military action, while Damascus and Moscow said the reports were mere “fabrications”. What happened?...
News24.com | We must not want to be Winnie

News24.com | We must not want to be Winnie

A story that is not often told about the weekend of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison is the one about the desperate quest to find his wife the night before he was freed. When then president FW de Klerk caught everyone by surprise by announcing...
Sport24.co.za | Van der Burgh into 50m breaststroke semi-final

Sport24.co.za | Van der Burgh into 50m breaststroke semi-final

Cape Town – South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh advanced to the semi-final of the men’s 50m breaststroke at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games on Sunday. He will be joined by Michael Houlie and Brad Tandy who also advanced, posting the 7th and 11th...
Sport24.co.za | Simbine, Bruintjies speed into 100m final

Sport24.co.za | Simbine, Bruintjies speed into 100m final

Cape Town – South Africa’s Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruintjies are into the final of the men’s 100m event at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Both sprinters ran well within themselves finishing second in their semi-final heats for...
News24.com | Zuma goes to war

News24.com | Zuma goes to war

Former president Jacob Zuma is planning a long, drawn-out battle to fight corruption charges – a battle that will take place inside the courts and on the streets. But an increasingly dire financial situation could hamper the multipronged strategy that Zuma and his...
News24.com | Eskom, Transnet in SIU cross hairs

News24.com | Eskom, Transnet in SIU cross hairs

President Cyril Ramaphosa this week upped the ante in the fight against corruption when he appointed the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) to probe state capture at Eskom and Transnet. The proclamation, which was gazetted on Friday, will add another layer of...
News24.com | Winnie hated for being a woman, says Malema

News24.com | Winnie hated for being a woman, says Malema

Criticism of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela is due to patriarchal hypocrisy, EFF leader Julius Malema said in Thembalethu, George, in the Western Cape on Friday. “They hated her because they hate African women,” said Malema while addressing a crowd gathered at...
Sport24.co.za | Star Bulls prop linked with move to Scotland

Sport24.co.za | Star Bulls prop linked with move to Scotland

Cape Town – Bulls prop Pierre Schoeman is reportedly set to join Scottish club Edinburgh. The move is yet to be officially confirmed, but Afrikaans website Netwerk24 understands that Schoeman will leave the Bulls after the conclusion of this year’s Super Rugby...
Sport24.co.za | WANTED: Second spinner for Proteas

Sport24.co.za | WANTED: Second spinner for Proteas

Cape Town – The tour is more than three months away … but there is also no further room for any “physical evidence” to aid the national selectors, given the completion of the 2017/18 Sunfoil Series and domestic season as a whole. So deciding on a second specialist...
Sport24.co.za | Smith dismissal stands out for Rabada

Sport24.co.za | Smith dismissal stands out for Rabada

Johannesburg – Kagiso Rabada was a key figure – on and off the field – in South Africa’s 3-1 series win over Australia.  READ: Proteas in the money following ICC Test Team ranking cut-off The 22-year-old finished with 23 wickets across the four...