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PICS: Trucks crumpled after deadly head-on collision

Cape Town – The N6, near the Smithfield and Bethulie crossing in Free State, was closed for most of Wednesday afternoon following a collision between two trucks which left both drivers dead. Provincial health department spokesperson Mondli Mvambi said the crash

KZN branches which backed Ramaphosa showed maturity – Bheki Cele

Johannesburg – ANC National Executive Committee member Bheki Cele says the fact that almost 200 branches in KwaZulu-Natal nominated Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the party’s next president shows maturity beyond tribal lines. Cele made the comments during an interview with


Cape Town – The Stellenbosch Magistrate’s Court has postponed the case of four men, accused of raping and murdering Stellenbosch student Hannah Cornelius, due to “issues” in the investigation. Eben van Niekerk, Nashwill Julies, Vernon Witbooi and Geraldo Parsons appeared in

LIVE: President must be held personally liable – #StateCapture judgment

Judgment is expected in the North Gauteng High Court on the DA’s application for an order that President Jacob Zuma adhere to the Public Protector’s State of Capture remedial actions.

We prayed and God saved us – Vaal tornado survivors

Johannesburg – The only thing that kept the Nkuthas and Mtshalis alive after a tornado swept through Mamello on Monday evening was faith. The narrow road to the informal, about 4km from Vaal Marina, runs through open fields populated by small

Leaked SANDF document details powers of

Cape Town – Proposed draft regulations for a state of emergency would give the president the right to appoint a “control officer”, who would have far-reaching powers, including the prohibition of the dissemination of information. A “reasonable” member of a security


Cape Town – Author Jacques Pauw has described no further threats of arrest as a great relief, after a new investigating officer had been assigned to the case against him and News24 investigative journalist Pieter-Louis Myburgh. Colonel Reuben Govender was on

News24 Edge, W24 win at Digital Media Africa Awards 2017

Cape Town – Media24 has come out shining at the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) Digital Media Africa Awards 2017, scooping four accolades from 10 categories, it was announced on Tuesday. The awards, presented by WAN-IFRA, recognise publishers

Most councillors in no-show for Metsimaholo

Sasolburg – The anticipated first council meeting of the Metsimaholo Municipality in the Free State did not go ahead on Tuesday afternoon after 22 of the 42 elected councillors failed to show up for the meeting. The councillors were expected to

Vaal tornado leaves more than 1 000 homeless

Midvaal – The tornado that ripped through the Vaal Marina on Monday has left more than a thousand people homeless.  It swept through the Vaal Dam on Monday evening, blowing off roof tops, uprooting trees and destroying fences and walls in