Wealth redistribution: Investment or hostile takeover?

Economic transformation is needed in South Africa to accelerate growth and help overcome challenges of income inequality, argues Tshetlhe Litheko.


Today's Cartoons: Stidy · The Biggish Five · Treknet

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   Send us your pictures  ·   Send us your stories


Crazy Cases

7 comments | 1033 views

People in other countries have always been amused by America's legal system, because it allows you to sue people for anything, including not realising how dumb you could be, even if they already know you're John Boehner, says Jean Barker.


Lessons from Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather Jr

Zareef Minty

Yes, he is arrogant. Yes he overspends his money. But there are no reasons for not respecting the boxing legend, says Zareef Minty.


HIV and the SANDF: Interview with Dr Heila Redpath

Tim Flack

Tim Flack sat down with Dr Heila Redpath, who specialises in HIV medicine, and set out to gather information on HIV in general and how it affects soldiers.


10 steps on how to market yourself for less than a rand

Wandiswa Ntengento

Marketing can sometimes mean breaking your piggy bank in order to be recognised but there are many thrifty ways to market yourself, for free, writes Wandiswa Ntengento.


What makes a language "official" in SA?

Kamela Mahlakwane

Have you ever wondered who decides which language should, and which one should not be regarded as "official", and on what basis? asks Dr Kamela Mahlakwane.


So, you want to write?

News24 Voices Editor

You have a story to tell, and you believe you have talent to tell it well. Now you're just looking for the platform to share your views. Perhaps News24 Voices is the place to do it.


I believe in Braai Day

38 comments | 3614 views

Yesterday we had an opinion that National Braai Day is "a day of forgetting". David Moseley doesn't agree with that sentiment.


Let's not give the TUT students a Bell's

Noluvuyo Mpekelana

Why is it that you will never find such behavior as we currently see at TUT in universities such as Stellenbosch and UCT? asks Nolevuyo Mpekelana.


Stop cherry-picking your heritage

20 comments | 2516 views

With Heritage Day coming up, Lili Radloff has to face the good and bad parts of her heritage.


Why is crime and violence so high in South Africa?

129 comments | 11927 views

We should look back at our recent history if we want to understand the extent of violence and crime in South Africa, writes Chandre Gould.


Voting Booth

Coalitions formed by political parties are:

Previous Results · Suggest a vote


Mother of all derbies in store

S’Busiso Mseleku 2 comments | 1028 views

There is only one subject worth discussing in SA football this week: The MTN8 Soweto Derby final, says S’Busiso Mseleku.


'National Braai Day' a day of forgetting

26 comments | 14898 views

With National Braai Day, Jan Braai appears to have conjured all of the white supremacist-capitalist-patriarchy's powers to overrun the intentions of commemorating the day, says TO Molefe.

Inside News24


The empty orders of Baleka Mbete

Mandla Mbekwa

The words “Honorable member please withdraw your statement” has become redundant in Parliament, says Mandla Mbekwa.


Stand up and speak out

Nabeela Moola

We live in the age of social media, which plays a crucial role in our lives. But how many of us use these platforms effectively? asks Nabeela Moola.


“I know the light is green, just let me finish this sms.”

Rudi Massyn

I don’t know what it is that makes us think it is fine to talk on the cell phone, change gears and handle the steering with our knees all at the same time? says Rudi Massyn.


Will Real Madrid be the real deal?

Marck Maphori

Could the European Champions be stretching their muscle in Europe to be the first side to defend a Champions League title? asks Marck Maphori.


The personal attacks on Judge Masipa are ridiculous

Saber Jazbhay

I find the online attacks on Judge Thokozile Masipa problematic because she cannot be expected to come out defending herself in media, says Saber Jazbhay.


Cisgender male activists a blindspot for women

Rethabile Mashale

I believe men have a critical role to play in dismantling patriarchy but they should not try to lead the struggle for women’s liberation, says Rethabile Mashale.


Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Cashiers/Waiters wanted

Cape Town
Purple Door Recruitment (Pty) Ltd
R4 000 - R5 000 Per Month

PHP Developer

Western Cape
Pebble Stone Recruitment Pty Ltd
R25 000 - R35 000 Per Month

Recruitment Consultant

Table View - Parklands
Your Move Personnel

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Pre-order your iPhone 6 at kalahari.com

Hurry and pre-order your own iPhone 6 now at SA’s favourite online store!

Bargain box – 60% off

Reduced prices, very limited stock. While stocks last. Hurry and shop now!

Mind blow low prices on electronics

Get either the Prestigio multiphone or Proline tablet 7” tablet for only R699. Offers valid while stocks last. Shop now!

30% off Barbie toys

Save 30% on all Barbie toys and accessories. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Baby extravanganza month at kalahari.com

Celebrate baby month with a wide range of awesome baby products. Offers valid while stocks last. Shop now.

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

Love 2 Meet

Your sense of duty is emphasized and you may put your heart and soul into helping, serving and being there for the community in a...read more

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.