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Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:24 pm
A police spokesperson said explosives were used in the attack on the armoured vehicle on the R555.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 8:16 pm
The dire state of health infrastructure and services in the Eastern Cape has made headlines during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 6:48 pm
A Limpopo man was sentenced to three life terms in prison for the murder of Samson Sithole, 3, and the rape and murder of Boitumelo Ramatsobane Matsekoleng, 6.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 6:08 pm
Low-lying areas have been advised to be on the lookout for flooding tomorrow as thunderstorms and a cold front look set to bring an end to September.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 5:46 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa said Africa needs financing of US$100 billion for "fiscal space and liquidity" for the continent's governments amid the economic fallout of Covid-19.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 5:04 pm
Chairperson of the state capture inquiry, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, has postponed the testimony of former Free State MEC Mosebenzi Zwane.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 5:00 pm
Farms and unused parcels of land that have been sitting empty for years in rural areas will be occupied and used for housing and other recreational facilities.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 4:00 pm
KwaZulu-Natal police are investigating a double murder after two women were found with gunshot wounds to the head in bushes on the side of Sigede Road in KwaMashu.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 3:57 pm
The patient had been transferred from ICU after treatment for gunshot wounds before he was shot again in his hospital bed.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 3:16 pm
Convicted former crime intelligence boss Richard Mdluli described himself as an ordinary South African and "not unique".
Posted: September 29, 2020, 3:12 pm
South Africa has a high level of environmental burden of disease, with 16% of all deaths estimated to be related to the state of the environment, Health Minister Zweli Mkhize has said.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 2:38 pm
The City of Cape Town and Germany have signed a financial agreement which will provide an additional R100 million in Covid-19 relief funding.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 1:40 pm
Bheki Cele has denied that he attended any event or has any personal relationship with the KwaSizabantu Mission in KwaZulu-Natal.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 1:17 pm
The court has instructed the City of Cape Town to engage face to face with residents occupying an abandoned circus school in Observatory. The City wants to evict them, but the residents want to either purchase or lease the land.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 1:10 pm
The DA is getting ready to grill minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula when she appears before the portfolio committee on defence about the air force flight to Zimbabwe with ANC comrades.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 12:38 pm
Herman Mashaba's Action SA has been given 30 days to appeal the decision taken by the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) which rejected its application for political party status.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 12:05 pm
The South African Weather Service has warned that an intense cold front is expected to make landfall in the Cape provinces during the course of the week.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:55 am
Outstanding statements in the case against alleged child rapist and sex assault accused Willem Breytenbach saw the matter again postponed in the Cape Town Regional Court.
Posted: September 29, 2020, 10:07 am
A 50-year old Christian mission in KwaZulu-Natal stands accused of gross violations of human rights, turning a blind eye to sexual abuse and alleged money laundering. After an investigation of seven months, News24 can today reveal the depth of the rot at KwaSizabantu.
Posted: September 22, 2020, 9:08 pm