May 26, 2017

NEWS 24 Top Stories – Breaking news

NEWS 24 Top Stories – Breaking news

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Rebels in South Sudan have claimed that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is "taking bribes" from President Salva Kiir's government to block their leader Riek Machar - currently in South Africa - from returning home.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 2:07 pm
The most recent developments in the ongoing war between the police and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) raise fascinating legal questions about the limits of the each's powers, writes Alet Janse van Rensburg.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 1:56 pm
The SANDF is trying to illegally evict around 600 people living on a run-down military base in Marievale, Johannesburg, the chairperson of the resident's association claims.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 1:30 pm
A highly sensitive investigation diary, and records that may expose details of an informant, have apparently been leaked in a mammoth firearms smuggling case involving 3 028 police dockets linked to stolen guns.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 1:29 pm
Dates, venues, kick-offs time and line-ups for Round 14 of the 2017 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 1:00 pm
Former Western Cape premier Ebrahim Rasool believes 2017 is the ANC's last, decisive chance at a revival, and should start with President Jacob Zuma going.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 12:56 pm
Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane does not know the definition of a Gupta-linked company.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 12:49 pm
Populist leaders have contributed to a rise in crime, Gauteng Community Safety MEC Sizakele Nkosi-Malobane has said.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 12:49 pm
Minister of Sport and Recreation Thulas Nxesi supports South Africa's bid to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 12:00 pm
Masked gunmen who attacked a bus carrying Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of the Egyptian capital "used automatic weapons" to kill at least 26 people, an official says.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:53 am
A comprehensive wrap of all the collated matches, scores and match reports from Week 14 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:40 am
South Africans gathered outside the University of Johannesburg Soweto campus to stand up against gender-based violence on Friday morning.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:14 am
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) has launched an urgent High Court application against the acting police commissioner, in a bid to stop any SAPS members with a personal interest in cases from investigating the police watchdog’s members.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 11:05 am
DA leader Mmusi Maine was deported from Zambia because he intended pressurising the courts to release Hakainde Hichilema, the country’s High Commissioner Emmanuel Mwamba says.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:54 am
A late try from Jonathan Faauli secured a draw for the Chiefs against the Blues at Eden Park in Auckland.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:33 am
Four dead suspected robbers, recovered rifles and explosives in the boot of a hijacked vehicle – this was the outcome of what had started off as a routine patrol by the police’s flying squad in Benoni.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:19 am
ANC stalwarts and veterans have pleaded with the party’s national executive committee to show leadership over serious state capture concerns.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 10:19 am
South Africa's fuel price has increased significantly in the last 10 years. We delve into how the price has fluctuated.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 7:48 am
The ANC, dear comrades, is falling apart as you meet and the country, supporters and members of the ANC are looking for leadership that must and should take us out of this nightmare, writes struggle stalwart Wally Serote.
Posted: May 26, 2017, 6:54 am
Check out what is happening in your favourite cities this weekend from 26 - 28 May.
Posted: May 25, 2017, 7:00 pm

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