Superb Stokes century levels Ashes series in dramatic fashion
on August 25, 2019 at 3:57 pm
An extraordinary 135 not out from Ben Stokes earned England an exciting one-wicket victory in the third Ashes test on Sunday to level the series against Australia at 1-1, with the home side chasing down a record target of 359 in dramatic fashion.
Drone near OR Tambo affects air traffic
on August 25, 2019 at 3:38 pm
There was a disruption of flights at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport on Sunday morning after a drone was sighted close to the airport.
Army on the Cape Flats not the solution, Allan Boesak says
on August 25, 2019 at 3:29 pm
Sending an army to the Cape Flats was not a solution to fight crime, Rev Allan Boesak said in Athlone, Cape Town, Sunday.
No goals at Athlone as newcomers Stellenbosch hold Maritzburg
on August 25, 2019 at 3:28 pm
Premiership newcomers Stellenbosch FC and Maritzburg United played to a goalless draw at the Athlone Stadium on Sunday afternoon‚ providing evidence that the two sides have a lot of work to do‚ especially in front of goal.
Ace Magashule: ANC Western Cape branches accept interim leadership
on August 25, 2019 at 3:01 pm
The ANC says it’s confident that its structures in the Western Cape have accepted the interim leadership structure it has put in place following its decision earlier this month to disband the provincial executive committee.
Woman runs into police station for help with gunman in hot pursuit
on August 25, 2019 at 2:45 pm
A man who chased after a woman while brandishing a firearm got more than he bargained for when she ran into a Durban police station for protection.
KZN police nab two suspects for alleged kidnapping of 22-year-old man
on August 25, 2019 at 2:32 pm
A man bust with hard drugs at an Umhlanga service station is also being charged with kidnapping, along with a co-accused.
David Makhura to tell ANC party bosses why he won’t replace one of male MECs with a woman
on August 25, 2019 at 1:49 pm
Gauteng premier David Makhura will tomorrow meet the ANC top national leadership to explain why he has defied an national executive committee decision to remove one male MEC from his cabinet and replace him with a female.
Rins snatches British GP win from Marquez at final corner
on August 25, 2019 at 1:37 pm
Suzuki’s Alex Rins passed MotoGP world champion Marc Marquez at the final corner to win a thrilling British Grand Prix on Sunday
News24.com | Kenyan scientists harvest eggs to save northern white rhinos
on August 25, 2019 at 12:54 pm
Scientists in Kenya say the northern white rhino is one step away from being saved from extinction.
Eight licensing officials arrested for corruption in Standerton
on August 25, 2019 at 12:46 pm
Eight licensing officials are expected to appear in the Middelburg Magistrate’s Court to face fraud and corruption charges on Monday following their arrest at Lekwa licensing offices in Standerton, Mpumalanga, on Friday.
WATCH | Matric girl ‘blessed with the best’ as ‘mummy’s princess’ flaunts designer farewell
on August 25, 2019 at 12:27 pm
“Love me or hate me, either way I’m going to shine.” So says a grade 12 pupil, who has shared her designer matric farewell with her 23,600 Instagram followers.
Ntseki explains the reasons behind his decision to omit Zwane and Vilakazi from Bafana
on August 25, 2019 at 12:25 pm
Bafana Bafana caretaker coach Molefi Ntseki says he excluded Mamelodi Sundowns duo of Themba Zwane and Sibusiso Vilakazi from the squad to face Zambia in a friendly next month in a bid to lessen their workload.
Aphiwe Dyantyi ‘B’ sample to be tested this week after failed doping test
on August 25, 2019 at 11:43 am
Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi’s ‘B’ sample following a positive drug’s test will be done on Tuesday and the findings should be public by the end of the week.
WATCH | Man who shoved woman shopper is ‘mentally unstable’
on August 25, 2019 at 11:14 am
A man who was shown violently pushing a woman inside a Spar store in Schweizer Reneke is expected to appear in the local magistrate’s court on Monday.
Kevin Anderson withdraws from US Open
on August 25, 2019 at 11:07 am
South Africa’s Kevin Anderson has withdrawn from the US Open‚ which starts in New York on Monday‚ due to an on-going knee injury issue.
Cheetahs and Lions earn dramatic home Currie Cup semis
on August 25, 2019 at 11:00 am
The Free State Cheetahs and Golden Lions will host Currie Cup semifinals after a dramatic final weekend of Pool action saw the Griquas slip to third and the Sharks take the fourth spot.
Eskom turnaround strategy revealed
on August 25, 2019 at 10:20 am
A leaked document shows in detail how Eskom plans to turn around its fortunes.
Man set alight, another shot in bloody Sunday in Johannesburg suburb
on August 25, 2019 at 10:09 am
A man believed to be in his late twenties was shot dead near Zandspruit, west of Johannesburg, on Sunday morning. Another person sustained serious injuries when he was severely assaulted in the same area.
Nine die in Zebediela horror crash
on August 25, 2019 at 10:05 am
Nine people were killed and 27 more sustained serious injuries in an accident in Limpopo on Saturday night.
Perks for ex presidents and spouses tallied up
on August 25, 2019 at 9:30 am
The lifestyles of SA’s former presidents are under scrutiny in parliament.
Reward offered to help find ‘persons of interest’ in House of Ameera robbery
on August 25, 2019 at 8:59 am
A reward is being offered to help find four “persons of interest” who might be able to assist in an investigation into a robbery at a high-end jewellery store in Sandton last month in which items worth an estimated R8m were stolen.
SA has two new lottery winners, one from Soweto
on August 25, 2019 at 8:58 am
South Africa’s lottery operator Ithuba has announced there is a winner of the R141m Powerball jackpot.
Judge who ruled against Public Protector falls victim to fake Twitter account
on August 25, 2019 at 8:35 am
The Office of the Chief Justice has warned the public about a fake Twitter account purported to belong to Gauteng high court Judge Sulet Potterill.
Case closed, Red Bull doesn’t give you wings: R10m lawsuit for false advertising settled
on August 25, 2019 at 8:00 am
Red Bull is paying out unhappy customers who claim the company falsely promised them wings after drinking the energy drink.
Ex school principal Velenkosini Hlabisa takes baton from Mangosuthu Buthelezi as IFP president
on August 25, 2019 at 7:39 am
IFP leader in the KwaZulu-Natal legislature Velenkosini Hlabisa has been voted in as president of the party.
News24.com | Bashir lawyers seek release on bail as corruption trial continues
on August 25, 2019 at 5:15 am
Sudan’s deposed President Omar al-Bashir has appeared in court for the second hearing of his corruption trial, during which his legal team asked for his release on bail.
Orlando Pirates crash out of Caf Champions League
on August 24, 2019 at 9:07 pm
Orlando Pirates were bundled out of the Caf Champions League in an embarrassing first round setback as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Zambian rookies Green Eagles to crash out 2-1 on aggregat
Liverpool dispatch Arsenal for third straight win
on August 24, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Liverpool made it three wins out of three as Mohamed Salah scored twice in a convincing 3-1 victory over Arsenal on Saturday to take control at the top of the Premier League.
News24.com | Zimbabwean opposition official arrested over protests
on August 24, 2019 at 7:21 pm
A senior official of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party has been arrested for failing to stop an outlawed protest, the party says.
Rampant Mamelodi Sundowns make light weight of Otoho d’Oyo to advance
on August 24, 2019 at 7:09 pm
For most parts of the first half, Mamelodi Sundowns picked apart this modest Otoho d’Oyo side from Congo Brazzaville with precision and ruthlessness of army trained snipers.
Samir Nurković scores a stupendous goal as Chiefs are held by SuperSport
on August 24, 2019 at 6:25 pm
Bradley Grobler stole Samir Nurković’s thunder with a late equaliser, but had a late penalty saved by Nigerian goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi as Kaizer Chiefs escaped with a 1-1 draw against SuperSport United.
News24.com | Zimbabwe union rejects govt pay deal as anger over economy grows
on August 24, 2019 at 5:20 pm
The main Zimbabwe public sector union has rejected a pay offer from the government, which is trying to avert threats of strike action amid growing anger over the country’s ailing economy.
Patrick van Aanholt gives Crystal Palace shock 2-1 win at Manchester United
on August 24, 2019 at 4:18 pm
A stoppage-time goal by defender Patrick van Aanholt gave Crystal Palace a memorable 2-1 win at Manchester United after a toothless display by the home side in the Premier League on Saturday.
News24.com | Malawi court bans planned airport, border protests
on August 24, 2019 at 11:11 am
A Malawi court has ordered a ban on protest at the country’s airports and border crossings as authorities try to avert new post-election demonstrations aimed at shutting down key transport hubs.
News24.com | Lead pollution in Zambia town a public health ’emergency’: HRW
on August 24, 2019 at 7:22 am
Children living in a central Zambian mining town are still exposed to high levels of toxic lead 25 years after the mine closed, Human Rights Watch says, as lawyers announced plans to take legal action.
News24.com | 17 die in road crash in central Nigeria: official
on August 24, 2019 at 5:18 am
Seventeen people were killed when a passenger bus collided with an oncoming truck in central Nigeria, a road safety official has said.
News24.com | Zimbabwean comedian abducted, beaten and forced to drink sewage for ‘mocking government’
on August 23, 2019 at 10:30 am
A popular Zimbabwean online comedian and satirist has said she was abducted from her Harare home and beaten by unknown assailants, becoming the latest perceived government critic to be attacked in recent weeks.
News24.com | Court grants bail to Zimbabwe ex-VP facing graft charges
on August 22, 2019 at 3:52 pm
A former Zimbabwean vice president facing corruption charges was granted bail, his lawyer said.
News24.com | WATCH | Could Africa’s largest wind farm boost Kenya’s green energy plans?
on August 22, 2019 at 2:41 pm
Based in northern Kenya, Lake Turkana Wind Farm is now fully operational and could help the country to reach 100% green energy by 2020. Kwame Amoah Mensah reports.
Traveller24.com | WATCH | Ghana draws African-American tourists with ‘Year of Return’
on August 22, 2019 at 1:21 pm
US preacher Roxanne Caleb blinked away the tears as she emerged from a pitch-dark dungeon where African slaves were once held before being shipped across the Atlantic to America.
News24.com | Uganda, Rwanda leaders sign pact aimed at ending standoff
on August 22, 2019 at 12:24 pm
The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.
News24.com | Why the DRC Ebola outbreak was declared a global emergency and why it matters
on August 22, 2019 at 10:00 am
In mid-July the World Health Organisation declared the Ebola epidemic in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a public health emergency of international concern.
News24.com | OPINION: Repression and dialogue in Zimbabwe: twin strategies that aren’t working
on August 22, 2019 at 6:44 am
Emmerson Mnangagwa’s strategy of coercion and dialogue has hit a series of hurdles. These include the continued opposition by the MDC and on-going scepticism of international players about the regime’s so-called reformist narrative, writes Brian Raftopoulos.
News24.com | Somali state braces for election with risks to regional stability
on August 22, 2019 at 4:52 am
Somalia’s southern state of Jubaland is under lockdown ahead of a tense election which has pitted regional authorities against Mogadishu and sparked tensions with neighbouring Kenya and Ethiopia.
News24.com | Foreigners arrested with ivory bracelets at Kenyan airport
on August 21, 2019 at 1:10 pm
A Spanish woman has become the second foreigner in a week to be arrested at Kenya’s international airport for wearing an ivory bangle, the wildlife service said Monday.
News24.com | Zimbabwe bans third opposition protest
on August 21, 2019 at 5:13 am
Zimbabwean police have outlawed anti-government protests that had been scheduled to take place on Tuesday in Gweru, the country’s third largest city, the main opposition Movement for Democratic Change has said.
News24.com | Sudan forms sovereign council to lead transition: spokesperson
on August 21, 2019 at 3:51 am
Sudan’s generals and opposition alliance on have formed a sovereign council that will head the country during its three-year transition to civilian rule, a spokesperson has said.
News24.com | Cameroon anglophone separatist leader gets life sentence – lawyers
on August 20, 2019 at 12:24 pm
A military court in Cameroon has handed down life sentences to the head of the country’s anglophone separatist movement, Julius Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, and nine of his followers, lawyers said.
News24.com | Ebola kills boy aged 7 in DR Congo’s South Kivu
on August 20, 2019 at 3:50 am
A child has died from Ebola in DR Congo’s South Kivu, health authorities have said, the second person to succumb to the virus since the epidemic spread to the eastern province.