#News24 ICYMI: Teacher receives his classroom after 2 decades, online fundraising helps pay bills for dog attack victim, and more #GuptaLeaks revelations

2017-07-27 19:00
The National Prosecuting Authority advocate Shaun Abrahams appears before a parliamentary committee. (Jaco Marais, Gallo Images, Rapport)

The National Prosecuting Authority advocate Shaun Abrahams appears before a parliamentary committee. (Jaco Marais, Gallo Images, Rapport)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Video

Pravin Gordhan warns recovery from corruption may take 10 years

2017-07-27 11:53

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has criticised those sitting on the fence and allowing state capture to continue crippling the country's economy. WATCH

Cape Town - Doctors encourage the use of dagga for HIV patients, Shaun Abrahams emerges, and more #GuptaLeaks - but with positive spin. Here are stories you should not have missed today.

#GuptaLeaks: Let's hear it for the good guys

When it came to the Guptas, an awful lot of nothing was done by an awful lot of people. But there were exceptions: Ordinary South African men and women who did not simply capitulate to the Guptas' wishes even when those around them, or above them, were happy to do just that.

See some of the people who stayed on the right side of the law here.

Shaun Abrahams calls prosecutor in court to answer a complaint

National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams has emerged. It wasn't where you would think to find him.

Read here to see how he appeared.

'Use dagga every day,' doctors tell HIV patients

Cannabis use could have a protective benefit on the liver of patients co-infected with hepatitis C and HIV.

Read more here.

R170 000 raised for family of 3-year-old dog attack victim

An online fundraising drive to help pay the medical costs for a 3-year-old Athlone girl and her grandfather, who were mauled by dogs, has reached R172 000 in just a month, almost 70% of its target goal of R250 000.

Read more here.

Mpumalanga's teacher-under-a-tree finally gets his classroom

Mpumalanga maths guru Jerry Mbowane was handed the classroom where he can finally share his passion with schoolchildren.

Read his story here.

'10-year disaster' if state capture rot continues - Gordhan

Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has criticised those sitting on the fence and allowing state capture to continue crippling the country's economy.

Read more here.

WATCH: US State Fair ride breaks apart mid-air, kills 1 (Warning: Not for sensitive viewers)

A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair, hurling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven others.

Watch the (graphic) video here.

'Fired by tweet:' Troops, veterans react to transgender ban

A former US naval combat-tested officer said she feels angry that US President Donald Trump is saying transgender veterans like her should be considered unfit to serve.

Read more here.

The Nanny Series

From finding the right nanny to protecting her and your rights, here's everything you have to know when you're thinking of employing a nanny.

Read the full story here.

Read more on:    shaun abrahams  |  donald trump  |  health  |  gupta emails  |  gupta leaks

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
Watch: Investing in the future through child development

An investment of R32-million into 11 early childhood development centres is changing the future for children in the Northern Cape.

Partner Content
What all investors should know about index investing

Index-linked investments are growing fast in popularity globally, and are growing in size and complexity too.

/World
 

French Bulldog helps kids with facial differences

Lentil Bean is a french bulldog who was born with a severe cleft nose, lip and palate.

 
 

Paws

Weird things dogs do
Makeover saves dog’s life
For the love of Corgis!
Can we communicate with our pets?
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

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.

Settings

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.