News24.com : South Africa (56)

News24.com | Mass grave for some Mogadishu victims

With rescue workers saying the hope of finding survivors of the massive Mogadishu bomb are fading to "slim to none", more than 100 unidentified people who were burned beyond recognition in the blast have been buried in a mass grave.

News24.com | D-Day for Brickz to face rape sentence

Kwaito star Sipho Charles Ndlovu, better known as Brickz, is expected to hear his fate in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court.

Channel24.co.za | WATCH: Junior De Rocka surprises his mother with a car

Following in the footsteps of celebs like Thando Thabethe, Minnie Dlamini and Gigi Lamayne, rapper Junior De Rocka has surprised his mom with a new car.

News24.com | Yet another rape allegation surfaces at Gauteng school - MEC

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he has received yet another report of rape – this time from a pupil at a Benoni school.

News24.com | LIVE: #VanBreda: I am not a blood spatter expert, says Olckers

The trial of Henri van Breda continues in the Western Cape High Court.

News24.com | No South Africans among Mogadishu victims - Dirco

The Department of International Relations and Co-operation says no South Africans are among the more than 300 people killed in a terror attack on the Somali capital Mogadishu.

News24.com | To give or not to give: Why the City of Cape Town is wrong about the homeless

Forcing poor people out of their homes in the inner city, and then pricing them out of "the market", does more to "perpetuate chronic homelessness" than random acts of kindness, writes Glenn Bownes.

Sport24.co.za | Sharks legend Ndungane an 'inspiration'

Odwa Ndungane was given a warm send-off in Durban as the Sharks went down to Western Province.

Channel24.co.za | Caster Semenya looks stunning on Destiny Mag cover

The South African gold medal winner flashes a bright smile on the latest cover of the monthly magazine.

News24.com | Somalia struggles to cope with blast aftermath

As doctors and rescue workers struggle, relatives continue to search Mogadishu hospitals for their missing loved ones after a truck bomb killed at least 300 people and wounded another 300.

Sport24.co.za | How Federer solved the Nadal puzzle

Herman Mostert explains how Roger Federer has turned his rivalry with Rafael Nadal on its head.

News24.com | Rohde murder trial: State questions impartiality of defence pathologist's report

A post-mortem report, completed at the request of murder accused Jason Rohde a week after his wife's death, omitted key evidence which could cast doubt over its "impartiality", the Western Cape High Court has heard.

News24.com | State Capture named SA word of the year

State Capture has come out tops as the 2017 South African word of the year, beating White Monopoly Capital and Blesser.

News24.com | AS IT HAPPENED: Panayiotou, mistress didn't want 'conversations to be public', had phones wiped

While testifying in the stand in defence of Christopher Panayiotou in his ongoing trial, his mistress Chanelle Coutts admitted to having data on their phones wiped because they did not want the content of their conversations 'to be public'.

News24.com | Offers of medical help as Somalia reels from Mogadishu massacre

Several countries have offered to send medical aid as Somalia struggles to cope with the sheer scale of the destruction wreaked by the truck bomb attack in Mogadishui, in which 276 people died and 300 were injured.

Sport24.co.za | Paige to leave Bulls for Lions - report

Springbok scrumhalf Rudy Paige is reportedly set to leave the Bulls to join the Lions.

News24.com | California firefighters say they finally 'turned a corner'

With the winds dying down, fire officials in California say they have apparently "turned a corner" against the wildfires that have devastated wine country and other parts of the state over the past week.

News24.com | No retirement package for Phiyega - Mbalula

No retirement package was approved for former national police commissioner Riah Phiyega, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has said.

News24.com | Another school to be probed for alleged sexual assault - MEC

A Mamelodi school is set to be investigated for the alleged rape of a student, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has announced.

News24.com | Justice against Zuma in 'spy tapes' saga 'highly unlikely' - sources

With a possible four-year trial delay and President Jacob Zuma starting a fresh round of appeals, the case looks set to drag on indefinitely, highly placed sources have revealed.

News24.com | R200m in taxpayers' money down the drain

Thanks to a bungled tender process, water pipes that cost South Africans over R200m for a desperately needed pipeline have been left to rot next to a road since 2010, rendering them unusable.

Sport24.co.za | Side Entry: World Cup bid an opportunity to fix mistakes of the past

Thanks to doing a commemorative story about it being 10 years since the Springboks won the 2007 RWC, this week has been something of a trip down memory lane.

News24.com | Thousands spent on bulletproof vests for Parliament 'bouncers'

Parliament has spent almost R84 000 on purchasing bulletproof vests for its so-called 'bouncers', whose main role is to remove unruly MPs from the House.

Sport24.co.za | When Boks were on top of the world

Friday, October 20, marks 10 years since the Springboks won the 2007 World Cup by beating defending champions England 15-6.

Sport24.co.za | Gibson won't learn much from series – Jennings

Ray Jennings doesn't expect new Proteas coach Ottis Gibson to learn much about his team from the series against Bangladesh.

News24.com | Maritzburg College students face disciplinary as school is investigated for racism

Three learners from a top Pietermaritzburg school, who created a stir on social media on Friday when photos surfaced of them displaying shirts with EFF slogans, are facing a disciplinary hearing.

Fin24.com | Zim's EcoCash disables foreign payments on forex shortage

Zimbabwe's Econet Wireless has disabled international payments on its Mastercard-linked EcoCash mobile money debit card, citing foreign currency shortages.

Sport24.co.za | Cheetahs: No sweat over Rhule at No 15

Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan is confident that Raymond Rhule will be a good job at fullback in their clash against the Golden Lions.

News24.com | 54 killed, 39 missing in Vietnam floods and landslides

Floods and landslides caused by a tropical depression have killed 54 people in northern and central Vietnam while rescuers were trying to search for another 39 people still missing.

News24.com | LIVE: #SAStorms: Light thunderstorms expected for KZN

The SA Weather Service says over the next six days, KZN can expect light thunderstorms, while no storms are expected in Gauteng.

News24.com | LIVE: 'Features of manual strangulation' revealed in Rohde trial

The murder trial of Jason Rohde continues at the Western Cape High Court where the State's second witness, forensic pathologist Dr Akmal Coetzee-Khan, has told the court that the post mortem performed on Susan Rohde indicated a "staged hanging".

News24.com | Jason Rohde 'staged wife's suicide wrong' - pathologist

Suspicious findings from a Spier Hotel room and Susan Rohde's body suggested a more sinister and calculated death than the suicide that her husband claimed he found, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

News24.com | 'I'm not the only victimised whistle blower' - Holtzman to challenge Parliament dismissal

Parliament's dismissed security head Zelda Holtzman, who believes she has been targeted for lifting the lid on irregularities, plans to legally challenge its decision to sack her over what she has described as "trumped up" charges.

News24.com | Riot police, water cannons out in force in Harare

Riot police and water cannons were out in force at the start of an operation to clear illegal street vendors from Harare, witnesses say.

Sport24.co.za | Mitchell backs Gqoboka for Bok call-up

Blue Bulls coach John Mitchell reckons prop Lizo Gqoboka could come into contention for a Springbok berth on the end-of-year tour.

Sport24.co.za | Baroka confirm club's highest earner gets R200k

Baroka chairperson Khurishi Mphahlele says the club's players earn between R50 000 and R200 000 per month.

News24.com | Judgment in the #AhmedTimol inquest to be handed down

After months of testimonies and deliberation, judgment in the Ahmed Timol inquest is expected to be handed down at the North Gauteng High Court.

News24.com | 'I will never hear his voice again' - distraught mom of slain Lichtenburg boy

The parents of a 15-year-old Lichtenburg boy who was shot dead during a protest have opened up about their son's killing.

Sport24.co.za | Outgoing Bok assistant a 'rugby intellectual'

Irish club Munster are delighted to have acquired the services of Springbok assistant coach Johann van Graan.

News24.com | Results of Liberia's election delayed

Liberia's election results have been delayed by hitches at a number of polling stations, with Vice President Joseph Boakai and footballer George Weah seen as the front runners to succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

News24.com | Police fire rubber bullets to disperse protesting Lichtenburg residents

Less than 24 hours after a teenager was shot and killed and two others injured by a man who shot at a group of protesters, some community members have taken to the streets again to barricade Lichtenburg's main road.

News24.com | DA calls on Zuma to suspend Mkhwebane while Parliament holds inquiry

The DA has called on President Jacob Zuma to suspend Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, while Parliament holds an inquiry into her conduct.

Channel24.co.za | Charlize Theron weighs in on Harvey Weinstein scandal

Charlize Theron is the latest high profile actress to add her voice to the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

News24.com | Kenyan police use tear gas to disperse protesters

Police in Kenya's capital have used tear gas to disperse thousands of opposition protesters holding peaceful demonstrations demanding reforms to the election commission.

Fin24.com | PIC looting concerns raise red flags for proposed state pension fund

Concerns that politicians view the Public Investment Corporation as a cash cow will loom large over discussions to establish an overarching pension fund for South Africa.

Sport24.co.za | Lions welcome back 5 Boks

The Golden Lions have welcomed back five Springbok players as they prepare to face the Free State Cheetahs in a Currie Cup clash.

News24.com | Mugabe's Cabinet reshuffle likely to 'negatively impact economy' - expert

President Robert Mugabe's reassignment of former finance minister Patrick Chinamasa is "going to undermine the country's re-engagement strategy with the international community", says an expert.

News24.com | LIVE: Death toll climbs in #DurbanStorm

KZN residents are urged to stay safe indoors as the first reports of fatalities caused by the massive storm sweeping through Durban have started streaming in.

News24.com | Jason Rohde's 'mistress' could testify for State

The woman who property mogul Jason Rohde admitted to having an affair with, is set to testify for the prosecution, it was revealed in a list of State witnesses.

News24.com | City of Cape Town wants to get Metrorail back on track

The City of Cape Town says it wants to take control over the beleaguered Metrorail, which it said is in danger of collapsing.