: International (330) | We must never apologise for righting the wrongs of apartheid - Premier Mathabatha

South Africans must never apologise for wanting to fix the wrongs of apartheid's economic exclusion of black people in the country, Limpopo Premier Stan Mathabatha says. | It's Zuma or SA, says Maimane

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane challenged ANC parliamentarians to make a choice between President Jacob Zuma and all of South Africa when it comes to an upcoming motion of no confidence vote. | UK police arrest man with 'weapon' near Parliament

London police say they have arrested a man for possession of offensive weapons near Britain's Houses of Parliament. | German soldier posing as refugee arrested in attack plot

A German soldier who led a "double life" pretending to be a Syrian refugee has been arrested on suspicion he planned a gun attack with racist motives. | All Blacks count injury toll ahead of Lions

Blues hardman Jerome Kaino has joined a growing list of All Blacks sidelined by injury as the Super Rugby competition takes its toll. | ICC passes changes to curb 'Big 3' dominance

The ICC has received a thumping mandate from its members to proceed with a broad restructure aimed at curbing the dominance of the "Big Three". | WRAP - Calls for a Zuma-free SA on Freedom Day

Freedom Day has been marked by the jokes and jeering of a defiant President Jacob Zuma, as various detractors continued a chorus of calls for his political demise. | Sharapova congratulates mum-to-be Serena

Maria Sharapova offered her congratulations to pregnant rival Serena Williams after her return to tennis. | Mandela's memory evoked at anti-Zuma rally

Having failed to implement Nelson Mandela's vision, President Jacob Zuma must step down, the late president's assistant Zelda La Grange, said at a freedom movement rally in Pretoria. | We are not fools - Sadtu on Zuma

Western Cape members of the SA Democratic Teacher's Association strongly criticised the way the ANC is handling the controversies around President Jacob Zuma, at a lecture in memory of late party stalwart Oliver Tambo. | Jilted soldier makes wife eat his faeces after she asks for divorce

A jilted Zimbabwean soldier who made his wife eat his faeces after she had asked for a divorce was dragged before the Mutare magistrate' s court facing abuse charges. | LIVE: 'In 2019 the ANC will be punished' - UDM

The Freedom Movement and several political parties will hold a mass rally against President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria today. | SA is still not economically free – KZN ANCYL

The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal celebrates Freedom Day cautiously because the country is still not economically free'. | ICC looks to end domination of 'Big 3'

The International Cricket Council is revising its financial model to bring an end to a potential domination by its 'Big Three' members. | Should white people celebrate Freedom Day?

The 27th of April marks our country's first post-apartheid elections held on this day in 1994, writes Mondli Zondo. | Final verdict for Chad's Habre on war crimes appeal

Chad's former president Hissene Habre will learn on Thursday if his lawyers' appeal against sentences for war crimes, crimes against humanity and rape have been successful, following his landmark conviction by a special court last year. | Trump's first 100 days in 10 tweets

Since entering office, President Donald Trump has used Twitter to issue declarations on everything from America's geopolitical rivals to his personal feuds with the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger. | Van der Walt to captain Sharks against Jaguares

Philip van der Walt will captain the Sharks when they take on the Jaguares in a crucial Super Rugby clash in Buenos Aires. | 5 most expensive double-cab bakkies in SA

With the arrival of the new Volkswagen Amarok in South Africa, Charlen Raymond lists five of SA's most expensive double-cab bakkies. | LIVE: Freedom Day rally in Pretoria against Zuma

The Freedom Movement and several political parties will hold a mass rally against President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria today. | Port Elizabeth's biggest taxi rank has no toilets

A taxi rank in Port Elizabeth has been operating without functioning public toilets for the past seven years. | Ward Councillor Andile Lili calls for residents to rebuild demolished shacks

Protesting residents have barricaded Baden Powell Drive with burning bushes and firewood after law enforcement officials demolished four shacks in Khayelitsha. | White man gets 15 years for shooting 5 black men at protest

A white Minnesota man has been sentenced to over 15 years in prison for shooting and wounding five black men who were demonstrating against the police killing of an African-American. | Freedom Movement and political parties to hold Freedom Day rally

The Freedom Movement and several political parties will hold a mass rally against President Jacob Zuma in Pretoria on Thursday. | Cape Town airport faces land claim

A Cape Town family is still waiting for a land claim on Cape Town International Airport to be settled. | 'Huge' explosion near Damascus Airport

A massive explosion hit near the Damascus International Airport in the early hours of Thursday morning, a monitoring group says, without specifying the cause. | Cross examination of captain in Panayiotou case continues

The cross examination of the investigating officer in the case against Christopher Panayiotou, Captain Kanna Swanepoel, has begun in the Port Elizabeth High Court. | Kristian dies a day after his 12th birthday following attack by lion

Kristian Prinsloo has died a day after his 12th birthday after he was attacked by a so-called tame fully grown lion outside Lephalale. | Attorney names murderer before dying

The last words of fatally injured Sam Ntsoko was to tell the police, "Nico did it" and before anyone could help, he died in a Pretoria law firm's parking area. | 'Best feeling in world' as Sharapova wins on return

Maria Sharapova marked her return from a 15-month doping ban with a rusty win over Roberta Vinci in Stuttgart, describing victory as the "best feeling in the world". | DA to report Mbalula to SAHRC over Zimbabwean soldier comments

The DA wants to report Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to the SA Human Rights Commission for the comments he made about former Zimbabwean soldiers illegally entering the country to rob and kill. | Cosatu must bar Zuma from speaking at May Day celebrations - Nehawu

Cosatu's biggest affiliate Nehawu has written to the federation, demanding that President Jacob Zuma be replaced as main speaker at its May Day celebrations. | Man arrested for allegedly planning to have Cabinet members assassinated

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in Midrand for allegedly plotting to assassinate officials perceived as state capture beneficiaries, the Hawks say. | Top Cape cops paid me back in cash - businessman

A financial investigator who claims that businessman Salim Dawjee helped high-ranking police officers with expenses would not have seen that they actually reimbursed him in cash, the Western Cape High Court has heard. | Jonathan Demme, Silence of the Lambs director, dies

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs has died. | Coligny boy died jumping off moving bakkie, businessman says

The 12-year-old Coligny boy who died after allegedly being caught stealing sunflowers broke his neck jumping off a moving bakkie, a local businessman has said. | Europe is an option, says EP Rugby boss

EP Rugby Union president Andre Rademan has admitted there is a possibility for them to join a European competition. | Woman watches as home is petrol bombed by Coligny protesters

A distraught Coligny resident has told News24 how all she could do was watch as protesters petrol bombed her house with her pets still inside. | WATCH: Video footage emerges of petrol station assault, robbery

A Durban man has been left traumatised after he was assaulted and robbed at a Merebank petrol station. | Sundowns, V Club resume Champions League rivalry

Title-holders Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa will tackle V Club of the Democratic Republic of Congo for the second successive season in the CAF Champions League. | Ntlemeza wipes cellphone clean before handing it back

Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza has returned his state issued cellphone, but not before erasing all records on it, his lawyer says. | Van Breda, NDPP get leave to appeal livestream ruling

Murder-accused Henri van Breda and the National Director of Public Prosecutions have been granted leave to appeal against a High Court ruling granting Media24 permission to livestream his trial. | Entry onto De Zalze estate is possible, defence argues

The windows in the Van Breda family's former dining room are big enough to climb through, the Western Cape High Court has heard. | United probes death of giant bunny on one of its flights

United Airlines is investigating a report that a giant rabbit died on one of its trans-Atlantic flights. | 'We never apologised to Zuma over reshuffle' - Mantashe

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says he and other senior party members who spoke out against President Jacob Zuma's cabinet reshuffle were never asked to apologise. | SAA granted interdict against striking cabin crew

The Johannesburg Labour Court has granted SA Airways an interdict against striking SA Cabin Crew Association members. | We are calling it quits - owner of Coligny shop open for 70 years

A business owner in North West says he is closing his shop after it suffered nearly half a million rand worth of damage during violent protests. | Former Zim soldiers in SA 'to rob, kill' - Mbalula

Former Zimbabwean soldiers are illegally entering the country to rob and kill, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has said. | International rugby returns to Soweto

International rugby will return to Soweto's Orlando Stadium and debut at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban in June. | The role of NGOs in Africa: are they a force for good?

Non-governmental organisations are criticised for pandering to the whims of the donor community at the expense of local populations. The real question is: can they bring about real change?, writes Sally Matthews.