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News24.com | Land: The people speak - Calls for unity and equality in Kokstad


Black and white speakers called for unity at the Joint Constitutional Review Committee's hearing on amending Section 25 of the Constitution in Kokstad on Saturday. There was, however, an EFF supporter who said whites should go to Europe.


News24.com | SEE: 1.6 tons of cocaine seized from boat


Two men have appeared in a British court via a video link after a large amount of cocaine was seized from a boat in the English Channel.

News24.com | WATCH: Ethiopian journalist reunited with family after nearly 20 years


Ethiopian journalist Addisalem Hadgu has been reunited with his wife and children after he flew to the Eritrean capital Asmara on the first direct flight between the two nations in 20 years.

News24.com | Tears, then giggles: Honduran baby is back in parents' arms


For months, a Honduran couple watched their only son grow up in videos while he was kept in US government custody. That's where he took his first steps and spoke his first words.


News24.com | WATCH: Several train carriages on fire in Cape Town


A thick black cloud could be seen billowing between high rise buildings in the city centre.

News24.com | VIDEO | Train carriages on fire in Cape Town


Several train carriages caught alight at the Cape Town railway station on Saturday afternoon. Watch dramatic footage from the scene here.


News24.com | Six nabbed for kidnapping, assault after badly injured man found in car


Six people are expected in the Ntuzuma Magistrate's Court next week after they were caught driving with a severely injured man believed to have been attacked in a vigilantism incident.

News24.com | Democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump


In all corners of America, democratic socialism surging in the age of Trump

News24.com | ANCYL KZN leader shot dead, suspect arrested


An ANCYL leader in KwaZulu-Natal has been shot dead in apparent politically motivated killing, the league says.

News24.com | WATCH: Era of land seizures is over, Mnangagwa tells whites at a rally in Harare


Zimbabwe's president is trying to rally white minority voters as the race in this month's historic election becomes too close to call.

News24.com | US groups warn of security threats to 2019 Nigeria vote


Widespread violence in Nigeria could affect next year's presidential election, two US pro-democracy groups say.


News24.com | Ramaphosa advises ANC KZN members not go to court to challenge conference outcomes


ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa has advised ANC KZN members to refrain from going court to challenge the results of the eighth provincial elective conference.


News24.com | The White House week when 'no' meant 'yes'


Trump's press conference with Putin tips off a week of verbal zigs and zags.

News24.com | Mango Airlines says SMS about 'black and HIV positive' employee fake, investigating source


Mango Airlines says it is investigating the "false allegations" made in an SMS circulating on social media in which an HR staff member ostensibly tells an employee the company cannot allow the person to work with them as he/she is "black…

News24.com | ANC Gauteng top 5 announced


The ANC in Gauteng has elected its new top leadership in the province at its 13th provincial conference.

News24.com | ANC KZN Top 5 elected after shaky start to conference


The KwaZulu-Natal ANC's eighth provincial elective conference has elected a new top leadership after a shaky start to its highly-anticipated conference.

News24.com | Swazi political party 'challenges electoral system in court'


A Swaziland political party has challenged the country's political system a month before Africa's last absolute monarch goes to the polls.


News24.com | WATCH: Truck dangles off bridge on Florida highway


Traffic had to be shut down on one side of a bridge outside Tampa, Florida in the United States after the cab of a semi-truck went over the guard rail and was dangling above the water.


News24.com | Knife attacker on Germany bus arrested, several injured


Several people have been injured in an attack by a man wielding a knife on a bus in northern Germany, officials say.

News24.com | Delegates wait for announcement of results at ANC KZN conference


Vote counting has been concluded at the 8th provincial conference of the ANC in KwaZulu-Natal.

News24.com | Zimbabweans in South Africa fear elections won't be free and fair


A handful of Zimbabweans living in SA picketed outside the Zimbabwe Consulate in Cape Town this week, demanding that the country's electoral body respect the SADC principles and guidelines governing democratic elections, GroundUp says.


News24.com | Suspects escape after police find abalone worth R4.5m on Western Cape farm


Abalone worth R4.5m has been seized on a farm in Philadelphia, Western Cape police said on Saturday.


News24.com | WATCH: Russia suspects spying over new missiles


Hours after Russia released footage of its military might, it raided its own space research agency.

News24.com | Khayelitsha residents install their own communal taps


Residents dig up trenches and install the pipes and taps themselves on weekends when everybody is home.

News24.com | At least 21 Nepalese girls 'rescued' from Kenya strip clubs


Police in Kenya have rescued at least 21 young Nepalese women during a raid on two strip clubs in an upmarket suburb of the capital Nairobi, detectives say.


News24.com | Cape Town's apartheid-era hostel dwellers want family homes


The hostel dwellers say they have been ignored by the City and want improved living conditions.

News24.com | Makhura elected unopposed as Gauteng ANC chairperson


Gauteng Premier David Makhura has been elected as ANC provincial chairperson at the party's 13th elective congress, unopposed.

News24.com | Man sentenced to prison over fake airport bomb threat


An Ohio man who called in a bomb threat so he wouldn't miss his flight has been sentenced to four months in prison.


News24.com | EXCLUSIVE: Report hints at 900 000 ghost-voters in Zim election


With less than two weeks to go until Zimbabweans head to the polls, a further analysis of the voter's roll has shown that as many as 900 000 records may have been tampered with, to influence the results, according to a report by…

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Beauty queen sentenced to death, Mnangagwa's medication at rally


A Kenyan court has sentenced a 24-year-old beauty queen to death for murdering her boyfriend, and a picture of Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa taking medication in front of his Zanu-PF supporters at a rally has gone viral.