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Khoisan will continue to camp outside Union Buildings until their demands are met

Using the Nelson Mandela statue at the Union Buildings in Pretoria for shade, six Khoisan, say the time for talking about their demands is over.

'I just froze' - victim of alleged 'cycling rage' attack

Victims of a vicious "cycling rage" attack at a Western Cape nature reserve are still traumatised after a motorist allegedly tried to run them over before a car load of men assaulted them.

Double whammy as cops nab man for licence disc fraud and find 111 000 suspected mandrax tablets

A man has been arrested for the suspected possession of about 111 000 mandrax tablets - which Western Cape traffic officials happened upon when they stopped to check his trailer licence disc, officials say.

DA billboard 'highly opportunistic and totally out of order' - AMCU

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union has joined a chorus of voices criticising the DA and its leader, Mmusi Maimane, for a billboard that lists victims of several tragedies in South Africa under the slogan: "The ANC is killing us."

EXPOSED: Barry who? The Zambian man behind SA's 'Black Twitter CIC'

The person behind the self-proclaimed "Black Twitter CIC" and parody account, Man's Not Barry Roux, which is well known for Sunday exposés, has been identified.

Five on the run after escaping from police custody

Five awaiting trial prisoners are on the run after escaping from police custody while being transferred to the Nelspruit Correctional Services, Mpumalanga police say.

Probe into allegations that teacher forced boy to run in his underwear

An incident involving a teacher, who allegedly told a pupil to run in his underwear after accusing him of stealing shorts, is being investigated, the Western Cape education department says.

PE bookkeeper sentenced to 13 years in prison for defrauding employer

A 45-year-old woman, who worked as a bookkeeper, has been sentenced to 13 years behind bars for defrauding her former employers of R4m, according to the Hawks.

Agrizzi testimony gives NPA key piece of evidence its needs to prosecute, after 8-year delay

Bosasa's former chief operating officer delivers a key piece of evidence to the state capture commission of inquiry about a case the National Prosecuting Authority has been dragging its feet on for the last eight years.

Bull causes havoc in Nelspruit

A massive bull caused havoc in Nelspruit roaming around the West Acres suburb in Nelspruit.

Msimanga's exit was inevitable - ANC Gauteng

The ANC in Gauteng has accused the DA of failing to hold outgoing Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga accountable for his failures in the City and instead creating a way out for him by allowing him to step down.

Tomorrow's weather: Rain across most of the east and parts of the southern coastline

Rainfall is expected across provinces in the east, along the northern border and part of the southern coastline on Saturday.

'I am grateful' - the real Barry Roux speaks out after News24 unmasks parody Twitter account

The real advocate Barry Roux has reacted with gratitude to the unmasking of the @AdvBarryRoux Twitter account.

Deaths of UK mayor, metro cop: KZN health dept denies 'prioritising' autopsies

The Department of Health in KwaZulu-Natal has denied allegations that it prioritised certain autopsies over others at its Park Rynie mortuary in Scottburgh, on the south coast of the province.

'We will cooperate with SIU probe' - KZN water board

KwaZulu-Natal bulk water supplier Umgeni Water has committed to fully cooperating with a presidential proclamation to investigate various expenditure-related concerns at the entity.

Disgruntled Life Esidimeni families protest over compensation

Apparent delays in compensation payments have led family members of Life Esidimeni tragedy victims to stage a protest outside Gauteng Premier David Makhura's offices.

'The ANC is killing it' is not an official elections poster - Zizi Kodwa

A purported elections poster using the tagline, "The ANC is killing it", is not part of the ANC's official elections campaign, the party says.

#News24 ICYMI: More on the Bosasa scandal; Witness recounts Prince Philip's accident; and These gigantic ice scupltures are a work of art

Solly Msimanga is set to step down as the Tshwane mayor, Twitter reacts to the man behind the @AdvBarryRoux account, and here are five things we would like to see in the Super Rugby this year.

Was it a tornado that hit Boksburg? The answer is blowing in the wind

Gauteng residents witnessed a spectacular thunderstorm that was characterised by strong winds, heavy rains and hail.
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