News24.com | 'Facebook rapist' prison escape: Whose body replaced what was believed to be Thabo Bester's?An autopsy report has revealed that the charred remains found at Mangaung prison, from where 'Facebook rapist' Thabo Bester escaped, showed signs of blunt force trauma before the prison caught fire.
News24.com | Unions guns for Premier’s R1.2 million man over ‘diploma’The Hawks in Limpopo have denied dropping an investigation into the qualifications of a labour relations director who a union claims enjoys protection because he is Premier Stanley Mathabatha’s henchman.
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News24.com | Working to ensure 'safety is prioritised': Durban's Florida Road hosts its first Open Streets eventOn Sunday, Durban's Florida Road will see minimal vehicle movement as the city gears up to host its first Open Street pilot programme.
News24.com | Four Western Cape men bust with abalone worth R4.5m plead guilty, sentenced to prison or R150 000 fineThe Hawks Serious Organised Crime Investigation team, Crime Intelligence, as well as officials from the Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Environmental Affairs, arrested four men in Milnerton during a search and seizure operation where abalone worth R4.5 million was discovered in January.
News24.com | Eastern Cape floods claim three lives, divers search for missing personThree people have died this week after heavy flooding wreaked havoc in parts of the Eastern Cape.
News24.com | DCS confirms that 'Facebook rapist' Thabo Bester escaped prisonThe Department of Correctional Services (DCS) has confirmed that Thabo Bester escaped from prison.
News24.com | 'Direct lightning strike' probably behind massive power outage in Nelson Mandela Bay, says mayorNelson Mandela Bay authorities say that Saturday morning's thunderstorm could have caused the major power outage that hit large parts of the metro.
News24.com | PICS | Fur a good cause: 'Brave' riders raise more than R170 000 for SPCA at Cape Town Cycle TourMore than 40 Race2Rescue Cape of Good Hope SPCA cyclists braved the gruelling 109km Cape Town Cycle Tour last weekend, choosing to ride for the organisation because of its work and dedication to animals.
News24.com | KZN man gets four life sentences for raping four young boys, including his stepbrotherA 20-year-old man has been sentenced to four life terms for the rapes of four young boys, including his stepbrother.
News24.com | Hyundai dealership says it's not liable for client's car that was stolen from its premisesHyundai Fourways says it is not liable for the stolen car because the owner signed a waiver.
News24.com | 'We are broken': Family of murdered eThekwini Municipality intern wants justiceThe family of the Luyanda Cele, 24, says her murder has caused an "unhealable wound" and called on the police to ensure justice is served.
News24.com | We need an electoral system that is fit for purpose - Lawson Naidoo at conference on ConstitutionSouth Africa needs an electoral system that is fit for purpose, says Lawson Naidoo who was part of a panel discussion about governance and the electoral system.
News24.com | PICS | We all have a purpose: Pensioner, 80, becomes UJ's oldest graduate in autumn graduation seasonAn 80-year-old grandfather who recently got his PhD from the University of Johannesburg said he pursued the degree because he still wanted to have a purpose in life.
News24.com | PICS | 'Joyful and welcoming': How two Cape Town artists captured the likeness of Desmond Tutu in bronzeWhen the statue of the late Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu was unveiled in Cape Town, artists Cristina Salvoldi and Tania Lee looked at the tears in the eyes of Tutu's family members.
News24.com | Whistleblowers must be protected, says Raymond Zondo at University of Fort Hare lectureWhistleblowers who expose corruption must be supported and encouraged to speak up, said Chief Justice Raymond Zondo during the OR Tambo lecture at the University of Fort Hare in the Eastern Cape.
News24.com | Presidency defends Ramaphosa after media asked to leave when Belgian delegate questioned Ukraine stanceThe Office of the Presidency defended Cyril Ramaphosa's request for journalists to leave the Cabinet room after Belgium's Foreign Affairs Minister Hadja Lahbib made a few veiled jabs about South Africa's non-aligned stance on Ukraine.
News24.com | 'Constitution needs to be amended,' says ANC chief whip Pemmy MajodinaANC chief whip Pemmy Majodina called for the amendment of the country's Constitution, saying it was initially meant for transitional purposes and that it no longer served the needs of the majority.
News24.com | Saturday's weather: Severe thunderstorms to lash north-eastern parts of Eastern CapeA yellow level 1 warning for severe thunderstorms was issued for the north-eastern parts of the Eastern Cape.