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17:01 #News24 ICYMI: NPA to prosecute Zuma; Rainbow polony cleared of listeria – RCL Foods; and 20-year-old smashes Wayde's 200m SA record


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  • Mother blames Home Affairs for son's 'stagnant life'

    16 March 2018 5:40 PM 16

    Pretoria – A Pretoria mother is blaming the Department of Home Affairs for her son sitting at home after he "successfully" completed his matric last year. Caroline Smith, 55, from Eersterust in Pretoria claims that she has been waiting for her son Akeano Smith's unabridged certificate since she first applied for it in April 2017. Smith told News24 that she applied

  • #News24 ICYMI: NPA to prosecute Zuma; Rainbow polony cleared of listeria – RCL Foods; and 20-year-old smashes Wayde's 200m SA record

    16 March 2018 5:01 PM 20

    Cape Town – The National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams has no choice but to charge Jacob Zuma, writes Adriaan Basson, the "world's most comfortable shoe" is now made from South African trees and an emirates hostess who "fell off" a plane bound for Dubai dies. The NPA will prosecute former president Jacob Zuma on 16 charges of corruption

  • WATCH: Two men beaten up for allegedly kidnapping girl in Eldorado Park

    16 March 2018 4:03 PM 17

    Johannesburg – Two men were hospitalised after community members beat them up for allegedly kidnapping a young girl in Eldorado Park on Friday. Captain Philemon Khorombi said community members alleged that the two men, who were collecting plastic bottles, kidnapped the girl and put her in a trolley. He said police were called to the scene after they received

  • French arms company Thales to be prosecuted along with Zuma

    16 March 2018 3:43 PM 19

    Pretoria - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) will prosecute the local affiliate of French arms company Thales, along with former president Jacob Zuma, for its role in the arms deal saga. "The charges have been reinstated for them as well and they will appear in court with Zuma," NPA spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku told News24. Thales' local affiliate

  • Emirates airhostess who fell from plane dies… she 'had injuries all over her face'

    16 March 2018 1:12 PM 17

    The woman had been rushed to Kisibu hospital from the airport after falling from the doorway on Wednesday. Reports said that the flight attendant was preparing the flight for boarding when the incident happened. According to BBC on Friday, the woman, whose nationality has not been revealed, died soon after arrival at the hospital. The report quoted the hospital's

  • Zim 'has moved on', Mnangagwa says in response to 'private citizen' Mugabe's claims

    16 March 2018 11:43 AM 17

    Harare - Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday that the country "has moved on" in response to claims by former president Robert Mugabe that he was ousted in an illegal "coup d'etat". Mnangagwa added in a short statement that he "noted recent remarks made to the media" by Mugabe who spoke to foreign journalists at a location in Harare

  • Ethiopian immigration on hold after Israeli budget passes

    16 March 2018 11:31 AM 15

    Jerusalem - An activist group says the reunification of hundreds of families split between Israel and Ethiopia is on hold after Israel failed to set aside funding for the Ethiopians' immigration in next year's budget. Alisa Bodner, a spokeswoman for the Struggle for Ethiopian Aliyah, called on Israel to resolve the issue without further delay

  • BREAKING: Abrahams to announce decision on Zuma prosecution on Friday afternoon

    16 March 2018 9:03 AM 17

    Johannesburg – National Prosecuting Authority boss Shaun Abrahams is expected to make his much-anticipated announcement on Friday afternoon on whether or not former president Jacob Zuma will be facing criminal charges. The announcement will be made at 15:30 at the NPA offices in Silverton, Pretoria, spokesperson Luvuyo Mfaku told News24. The Constitutional

  • WATCH: Why are there so many pythons in Harare?

    16 March 2018 8:21 AM 17

    Harare - Snake expert Ben Vermeulen of Harare-based Reptile Rescue says he has been called in to remove nine pythons since January, and that python sightings are now much more frequent. "What we're finding is that a lot of the snake species are migrating into Harare because of the explosion in the rat population, and the Gambian (pouched) rats that we have," Vermeulen

  • Don’t take us away from our customers, traders ask Mayor Athol Trollip

    16 March 2018 7:39 AM 17

    Port Elizabeth - About 60 informal traders in Port Elizabeth told Mayor Athol Trollip that they are unhappy with the area the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has relocated them to. The traders had operated in KwaDwesi outside Ziyabuya Shopping Centre before they were removed in January, partly due to road construction on the R57, GroundUp reported