Friday, Nov 30


News24.com | Constantia businessman Rob Packham to be tried for wife's murder early next year


Constantia businessman Rob Packham is expected to be tried for the murder of his wife Gill Packham early next year.

News24.com | LIVE: 'The Constitution must protect me like it protects others' - Zuma addresses the crowd

Former president Jacob Zuma has appeared in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg for corruption-related charges, where the judge has ordered a postponement in the matter.

News24.com | EFF says media and public must let law enforcement to investigate Gordhan


The Economic Freedom Fighters has called on the public and the media to allow police to investigate allegations it has made against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan.

News24.com | Post Zim election violence: Rights groups raise concern over Motlanthe-led commission


The Kgalema Motlanthe-led commission of inquiry into Zimbabwe's August 1 shootings has concluded its work, but rights groups have expressed concern over the lack of transparency on how it handled evidence.

News24.com | WATCH: Former president Jacob Zuma in the dock


Former president Jacob Zuma has made yet another appearance for corruption-related charges in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg.

News24.com | WATCH: Jacob Zuma is a 'bumbling fool' - former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke


Former deputy chief justice Dikgang Moseneke held no punches during his valedictory remarks as outgoing chancellor of Wits University.


News24.com | Court dismisses AfriForum's urgent bid to interdict Parliament's land expropriation report

AfriForum's urgent application to interdict the adoption of the Constitutional Review Committee's first report into land expropriation without compensation has been dismissed.

News24.com | LIVE: 'Krugersdorp killer' Marinda Steyn describes her first murder as 'exciting' and an 'adrenaline rush'

The trial continues for Cecilia Steyn, Zak Valentine and Marcel Steyn for the murder of 11 people.

News24.com | Mahumapelo, Mngxitama and Van Rooyen at court to support Zuma


Those who say the participation of former president Jacob Zuma in the ANC's election campaign will impact negatively on the party 'don't understand how the ANC operates', former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo has said.

News24.com | Concerns over Eritrea's role in efforts by Africa and EU to manage refugees


It is difficult to see how the EU can allow its key African migration work to be supervised by Eritrea, writes The Conversation.

News24.com | Cape Town households to shoulder bigger share of water restrictions so economy, business can recover


Cape Town households will shoulder a bigger share of the new water restrictions to make more water available for the region’s economic drivers of agriculture, industry and tourism.


News24.com | Official: 12 die from drinking tainted liquor in India


A government official says at least 12 people have died from drinking tainted liquor in a village in eastern India.

News24.com | The homebody president: Trump keeps it quick on trips abroad


When US President Donald Trump travels abroad, he increasingly likes to keep it quick

News24.com | Former Bok Naka Drotske shot, loses 'almost a third' of his blood

It's understood Naka Drotske was shot at least three times when a group of five men stormed a smallholding outside Pretoria.


News24.com | Little that can aid Moyane's desperate attempts to save his job


It is difficult to understand an argument that President Cyril Ramaphosa did not act rationally when he fired Tom Moyane. The evidence concerning the demise of SARS under Moyane is too damning, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

News24.com | Krugersdorp killings: Court hears that child-like voices emerged from 'possessed' accused

A convicted murderer has refused to co-operate with instructions from a High Court judge, who asked her to reveal the names of the "children" who spoke through a possessed Cecilia Steyn – one of the alleged Krugersdorp killers.

News24.com | WATCH: 'We are not agreed on the president… There is a crisis of legitimacy,' says Chamisa


The MDC maintains that it was cheated of victory in the July 30 election, eight months after long-time leader Robert Mugabe was ousted. Watch this video

News24.com | Top Africa stories: Thousands demonstrate in Harare, 11-year-old girl cleaning up Lagos


Thousands of anti-government demonstrators have marched through Harare under close surveillance by armed police in the first rally since a deadly post election violence, and an 11-year-old girl in Nigeria is on a mission to clean up Lagos.


News24.com | Bastards and bloody agents: Tracking the relationship between the media and the EFF

The EFF and the media have had a fraught relationship ever since the party was established in 2013. But journalists are also copping flak for seemingly being too soft on the party in the past, writes Pieter du Toit.


News24.com | Australia warns of 'hotter than normal' summer raising fire risk


Prediction comes as forest fires force evacuations in Queensland and country's farmers battle drought.

News24.com | Moyane 'not entitled' to lead SARS, Zuma's support 'irrelevant' - Ramaphosa

Cyril Ramaphosa says he has completely lost confidence in Tom Moyane, who has 'shown no respect' for his office.

News24.com | The Saudi women detained for demanding basic human rights


Saudi Arabia continues to hold more than a dozen women rights activists in jail, months after a crackdown on dissent intensified in May.

News24.com | #TotalShutDown urges Johann Rupert to cancel Chairman's Conversation appearance over Mkhari's assault allegations


The #TotalShutDown movement has written to businessman Johann Rupert asking him to cancel his appearance on Power FM's Chairman's Conversation over allegations that Given Mkhari, the chairperson of the station's parent company, assaulted…


News24.com | DRC's Ebola outbreak now 2nd largest in history, WHO says


DRC's deadly Ebola outbreak is now the second largest in history, behind the devastating west Africa outbreak that killed thousands a few years ago, the World Health Organisation says.

News24.com | Nigeria tries to rally troops as extremists' toll revealed


Nigeria's military has finally revealed a death toll of 39 from a new series of extremist attacks on soldiers, while President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that Boko Haram and Islamic State-linked fighters should be wiped "from the…

News24.com | WATCH: Top World news videos for today


Here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

News24.com | Pope urges charity when churches are sold, reused


The Vatican and bishops from Europe and beyond have developed proposed guidelines for the sale or reuse of Catholic Churches to help ensure that they retain their cultural heritage and serve the good of the community, not commerce.

News24.com | The spectacular unravelling of Julius Malema

There was a time when Julius Malema used to call me with tip-offs. My whiteness wasn’t an issue when Malema gave me stories in our common pursuit to expose corruption, writes Adriaan Basson.

News24.com | UN climate talks need compromise, not stubbornness - UN chief


UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged leaders at the UN climate conference kicking off next week to set aside stubbornness and instead compromise to seal a deal on implementing the Paris climate accord.

News24.com | Another day in court for former president Jacob Zuma

It will be a busy morning for former president Jacob Zuma as he makes yet another appearance for corruption-related charges in Pietermaritzburg.