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15 November 2018 4:50 PM #News24 ICYMI: ‘Massive’ fuel price drop on the cards; South Africa makes world's first human urine brick; and MPs vote for land expropriation without compensation

NDPP hopeful Andrea Johnson believes not even the pope can save the NPA, FlySafair apologises after employee’s snarky remark to Jeannie D over delayed flight, and this is the Unisa employee who manufactures fake news to divide SA. A News24 investigation can now reveal that William Mahlatse Ramatseba, an office administrator at the University of South 28

15 October 2018 4:00 PM Gigaba's lawyers request Redi Thlabi to retract allegations

As promised, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba’s lawyers have set their sights on media personality and author Redi Thlabi. Thlabi took to social media on Monday to confirm that Gigaba's lawyers had sent her a letter, asking to retract her public allegations regarding the new visa regulations for children. "So last week an ex-colleague got a call from honourable 45

28 September 2018 6:59 AM The critically acclaimed Sharp Objects starring Amy Adams coming to M-Net

Cape Town - The critically acclaimed, tense psychological thriller Sharp Objects will soon be available to South African viewers. Based on the bestselling novel of the same name from Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn, the eight-episode limited series was created by Emmy nominee Marti Noxon and directed by Emmy winner Jean-Marc Vallée. It stars five-time 138

12 September 2018 5:24 AM Defiant Oz paper reprints 'racist' Serena cartoon

Melbourne - An Australian newspaper defiantly republished a controversial cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams on its front-page on Wednesday, slapping aside "politically correct" accusations that the drawing was racist and sexist. Melbourne's Herald Sun cartoonist Mark Knight's caricature of Williams throwing a tantrum at the US Open, was originally 32

11 September 2018 3:27 PM Florence could hit with punch not seen in more than 60 years

Hurricane Florence could inflict the hardest hurricane punch the Carolinas have seen in more than 60 years, with rain and wind of more than 209km/h. North Carolina has been hit by only one other Category 4 storm since reliable record keeping began in the 1850s. That was Hurricane Hazel in 1954. In comparison, Florida, which is closer to the equator and in line with the part of the Atlantic 38

20 August 2018 7:53 PM Israeli journalist and peace activist Uri Avnery dies at 94

Uri Avnery, a trailblazing Israeli journalist and peace activist and one of the first to openly advocate for a Palestinian state, has died. He was 94. Avnery passed away on Monday at a Tel Aviv hospital after suffering a stroke. For decades, he was a symbol of the Israeli peace camp, easily recognised by his thick white beard and white hair. A member 48

04 July 2018 2:09 PM Mpofu ponders next move after De Vos misses deadline to remove SARS inquiry blog post

A blog post by legal expert Pierre De Vos remained online on Wednesday afternoon despite advocate Dali Mpofu's request via Twitter, for it to be removed because it was, among other things, "possibly racist". "If you do not remove this article which I find defamatory, insulting & possibly racist from any public space in which you have published it plus any references 39

06 June 2018 8:15 PM High seas fishing would go broke without 'massive' subsidies: study

Tampa - Fishing on the high seas would be an unprofitable business, but for the billions of dollars in government subsidies that keep an often destructive industry afloat, international researchers said Wednesday. The high seas refers to areas beyond nations' territorial waters, where species like tuna tend to be overfished and migratory sharks - 44% of which 51

31 May 2018 4:14 AM ISIS claims deadly attack on Belgium police

The Islamic State group (ISIS) on Wednesday claimed one of its "soldiers" killed two policewomen and a student in the Belgian city of Liege this week, the jihadists' Amaq propaganda agency said. "The author of the attack on the city of Liege in Belgium is a soldier of the Islamic State," ISIS said in a statement published on Amaq's Telegram account a day after 48

17 May 2018 3:39 PM Trevor Noah to host EA games big reveal

Cape Town - Local comedian and host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah will be hosting EA's big Battlefield V reveal. The live reveal will take place on 23 May at 13:00 (Pacific Time) on YouTube and, Trevor announced on Twitter. In the video Trevor also confirmed the title of the game: Battlefield V. He says: "We've got big news," as he sips from a mug with a big "V" on the side. He also captioned 32