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Police are investigating a case in which a 12-year-old boy allegedly raped a 5-year-old at a hospital in Mpumalanga, and the provincial health department is also conducting an internal probe.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 9:06 am
Five people have died and two have been injured after unknown gunmen fired shots in Sihlanu Avenue, near the Nyanga terminus in Cape Town.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 8:28 am
A Sandstrom swept though Upington over the weekend.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 7:47 am
An emergency meeting has been held, following reports that the Physical Sciences Paper 2 was leaked and circulated.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 7:10 am
Stay up to date with the latest news, views and analysis as the number of coronavirus cases in SA increases.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 7:00 am
The stench of mouldy sewage and large ponds of murky stagnant water are the first things that hit you when entering Zone 23 in Langa, Cape Town.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 6:27 am
It has taken a fleet of five fire engines and 21 firefighters to extinguish a blaze that occurred when a petrol tanker and two other trucks collided in Bedfordview.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 5:58 am
An alleged gangster has been arrested in the Eastern Cape after he accidentally shot himself in the upper leg.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 5:34 am
A Limpopo man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping a 10-year-old girl from his neighbourhood.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 5:24 am
South Africa has recorded 65 more Covid-19-related deaths, bringing the death toll to 20 968.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 4:51 am
Legal action will be pursued by the City of Tshwane after a fourth boy drowned in Hammanskraal, in a trench that was dug by an external contractor working on a housing project.
Posted: November 24, 2020, 4:05 am
Self-proclaimed prophet and fugitive, Shepherd Bushiri, says news that three warrants of arrest have been issued against him are not shocking or surprising.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 7:52 pm
A 48-roomed housing unit, a church branch, a butchery, and several grocery stores in Roodepoort were plunged into darkness after City Power disconnected illegal connections.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 7:08 pm
Former President Jacob Zuma's decision to excuse himself from the Zondo commission, without asking for permission from the chairperson of the inquiry, threatens the rule of law.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 7:03 pm
Several provinces can expect severe thunderstorms, which are expected to result in damaging winds and localised flooding on Tuesday, according to the South African Weather Service.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:29 pm
The Department of Basic Education is faced with another blow after the matric Physical Science exam Paper 2 appeared to have been leaked.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 6:19 pm
"If he gets bail, he will die, we will kill him." These were the calls made by members of the public, sitting in the gallery of a Tshwane court where a 45-year-old man accused of raping two girls made his first appearance.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:53 pm
Police Minister Bheki Cele says statements made by EFF leader Julius Malema over the weekend against SAPS members will not be taken lightly.
Posted: November 23, 2020, 5:26 pm
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
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Posted: April 8, 2020, 11:22 am