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About 35 shots were fired in Kensington, Cape Town, as members of People Against Gangsterism and Drugs held an anti-gang motorcade, says community police forum chairperson Mogamat Nordien.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 8:53 pm
A young couple died on Sunday morning when the car they were driving in plunged into the Chuniespoort Dam along the R37 outside Polokwane.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 7:30 pm
A Golden Arrow Bus driver is believed to have been murdered during an attempted robbery in Cape Town resulting in the bus crashing into houses.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 6:03 pm
A new born baby was found wrapped in a plastic bag by a passerby who was going through trash.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:55 pm
Following recent bullying incidents at schools across Gauteng, MEC Panyaza Lesufi says anyone who wants to bully and harm other learners will be removed from the school.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 3:54 pm
“Through my art I have seen the world. People from all over the world come to KwaNdebele to learn about my culture.”
Posted: September 25, 2017, 3:15 pm
Nineteen people have been arrested for public violence during on-going service delivery protests in Lwandle and Nomzamo, Cape Town.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 2:48 pm
The School Governing Body at Klipspruit-West Secondary School has been dissolved, however, teaching is expected to continue on Tuesday, says the Gauteng Department of Education.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 1:49 pm
More than 150 000 candidates have enrolled to write the matric exams this year, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said on Monday.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 11:46 am
I am black, and I am white, but I am also neither. I am coloured. News24 reporters Iavan Pijoos and Nikita Coetzee explore what it means to be coloured.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 8:19 am
Cape Town plans to greatly expand its drop-off facility for bulky waste and recyclables.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 8:03 am
Collecting copper, brass, aluminium and tins, a 38-year-old single father in Pietermaritzburg has been able to pay for his children’s school fees, clothe them and buy groceries.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 6:07 am
A four-year-old boy has drowned in a swimming pool in Helderkruin. A family member is understood to have found the boy floating in the pool and pulled him out.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:55 am
Two suspects accused of being involved in the murder and stabbing of a couple in Chatsworth have been arrested, KwaZulu-Natal police say.
Posted: September 25, 2017, 4:54 am
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is leading a high-powered rugby delegation in London where Team SA is expected to make its bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 8:51 pm
A police officer, who was on routine crime prevention duty, has been shot and killed while following a vehicle with suspicious occupants in Soweto.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 8:14 pm
Bushbuckridge Municipality employees have been stunned after R2 000 was deducted from their salaries.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 7:54 pm
An inquest docket has been opened after a Canadian man died after surfacing from a scuba dive without a pulse at Cape Point.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 7:28 pm
King Shaka kaSenzangakhona remains one of history’s greatest military strategists, Prince Mangosuthu Buthelezi has said at a Shaka Day commemoration.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 6:56 pm
It is unethical to use citizens’ hard-earned pension funds to rescue the failing SAA once again, says the DA.
Posted: September 24, 2017, 6:17 pm