A mother speaks to News24 after losing her son and his father in two days, gas explosion disrupts internet connections and hitmen allegedly hired for NMB councillors. Here are some the stories you may have missed today.

EXCLUSIVE: Robbery at chief prosecutor's office

The office of the chief public prosecutor in Pretoria has been broken into - the latest in a series of robberies at state institutions.

The vote of no confidence is Mbete's big moment, but will she pass the test?

All eyes are on Speaker Baleka Mbete, who has to make a decision on whether or not the upcoming vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be conducted in secret, writes Melanie Verwoerd.