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‘Why did we take over 20 years?’ – Zuma on free education

Former president Jacob Zuma questioned why the country took so long to introduce free higher education for the poor and working class when he delivered a lecture in uMlazi, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday. “When I took this decision in 2017, it was

PE attorney faces trust account theft and money laundering charges

A Port Elizabeth attorney appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court for allegedly stealing from a trust account, the Hawks said on Thursday. Captain Anelisa Feni said 56-year-old Louis Erasmus appeared in the court on Wednesday for theft and money laundering

Teacher in court for alleged rape of Hermanus school pupil

A Hermanus school teacher appeared in the town’s court for the alleged rape of one of his pupils, police said on Thursday. “This office can confirm that the [teacher] was arrested on [Tuesday] for rape, kidnapping and pointing of a firearm

#News24 ICYMI: SA backs Caster after IAAF ruling; Christo Wiese sues Steinhoff; and How Saldanha dodged Day Zero

Motorists are in for a steep petrol price hike, more delays in the Sassa saga and claims of mismanagement rocks the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse. Have a look at some of our leading stories making headlines: SASCOC disappointed with IAAF ruling,

DA vs De Lille war turns ugly

While embattled Cape Town Mayor Patricia De Lille prepares for another round in her battle with the Democratic Alliance (DA), the party has decided to dedicate an entire page on its website to explain why she must go. A page on

WATCH: Heavy rains flood Cape Town roads

26 April, 12:01 PM Cape Town got some much-needed rain throughout the evening of April 25, but the heavy downpour resulted in flooded roads. Several areas including Somerset West, Edgemead and parts of Blouberg were affected. READ MORE: Cape Town roads

Rain floods Cape Town roads as cold front hits – with more rain expected

Overnight rain in parched Cape Town has resulted in flash flooding and the closure of some roads in the city. “I don’t have much information for you. I only [know] about flooding in Koeberg Road,” provincial traffic chief Kenny Africa told

Effigy of Lesufi

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi was subjected to having an effigy of himself paraded in Tshwane on Tuesday because of his work towards equalising education, he said on Wednesday. “These morons came to our offices to “hang” me! We defeated your

‘I expected it. Now it’s time for another fight’ – De Lille after motion passes

Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille is not surprised by the result of the Democratic Alliance Cape Town caucus’ successful motion of no confidence in her and is preparing for another fight. De Lille was responding to media questions after 138

Life-saving water safely reaches Saldanha Bay

Five billion litres of life-saving water arrived in Misverstand Dam on Wednesday, just as Saldanha Bay was about to run out of water. “The five billion litres of water that we released from Berg River Dam has arrived in Misverstand Dam,”