Malala heartbroken by Pakistan school slayings

2014-12-16 15:19

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, says she is heartbroken by "the senseless and cold blooded" killing of scores of children by Taliban militants in Pakistan.

Tutu laments SA's 'time warp'

2014-12-12 17:36

Nobel Peace Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu has made a scathing assessment of South Africa's fall from grace since the euphoria over the end of apartheid 20 years ago.

Tutu urges South Africans to follow in Mandela's footsteps

2014-12-05 00:43

One year after Nelson Mandela's death, fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has called on South Africans to emulate the anti-apartheid hero's example.

Nobel peace prize 'an honour to children in slavery'

2014-10-10 14:08

Indian children's rights advocate Kailash Satyarthi dedicated the Nobel Peace Prize that he shared on Friday with Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai to children in slavery.


Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai and Indian children's rights activist Kailash Satyarthi have won the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize. Social media lit up with messages of congratulations for the two laureates. Watch.

9 comments6049 Views

US rebuked Norway on Obama Nobel Peace Prize

2014-05-15 17:42

Barack Obama's administration rebuked Norway after he won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize, saying it was an awkward honour for an as-yet untested leader, a Norwegian diplomat revealed.


OPCW wins Nobel Peace Prize

2013-10-11 11:51

The OrganiSation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has won this year's Nobel Peace Prize "for its extensive efforts" to rid the world of such arsenals. Watch.

0 comments313 Views

Tutu rejects Nobel Peace Prize for EU

2012-11-30 09:36

Archbishop Desmond Tutu and two other Nobel Peace laureates have written to the foundation in protest at the decision to award the 2012 prize to the EU.

ElBaradei returns to Egyptian politics

2012-04-29 16:03

Egyptian reform leader ElBaradei has launched a new Constitution Party he says aims to unite Egyptians and saves the revolution from a messy transition.

Gbowee launches peace foundation

2012-02-06 22:23

Joint Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has launched a peace foundation in Liberia aimed at lifting young girls out of social squalor and giving them life skills.

Mubarak trial: Defence wants ElBaradei

2012-01-28 22:44

A lawyer for Egypt's former interior minister has requested that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei testify as a witness in his client's defence.

Women's empowerment on Peace Prize stage

2011-12-08 13:36

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, “peace warrior” Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni activist Tawakkol Karman will receive their Nobel Peace Prize this weekend.

Vote: Sirleaf faces stiff competition

2011-10-10 12:04

Africa’s first democratically elected female president who is also a Nobel Prize winner for 2011 is set to face stiff completion at Liberia’s presidential polls against a fiery opposition leader Winston Tubman.

Liberia election campaign ends

2011-10-10 09:47

Liberia has marked the end of campaigning ahead of an election which will test the nation’s fragile peace eight years after the end of a bloody civil war.

US urges China to free Nobel winner

2011-10-08 07:36

The US has re-issued its call for China to free jailed dissident and democracy activist Liu Xiaobo who won last year's Nobel Peace Prize.

UN leader praises Nobel winners

2011-10-07 20:08

UN leader Ban Ki-moon has been quick to praise the three women who won the Nobel Peace Prize in marked contrast to his reluctance to mention the Chinese dissident who won last year.

Liberia's Gbowee sowed peace

2011-10-07 18:29

Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee, joint winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize on led women to defy feared warlords and pushed men toward peace during one of Africa's bloodiest wars.

Nobel Prize ups Sirleaf's vote hopes

2011-10-07 14:50

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received a much-needed boost to her hopes of winning a second term with the award of the prestigious Nobel Prize, just days before voting.

Karman: Nobel prize for Arab activists

2011-10-07 13:24

Yemeni Tawakkul Karman, one of three women awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this year, has dedicated her unexpected win to all activists of the Arab Spring.

Previous Nobel Peace Prize winners

2011-10-07 11:58

Take a look at the list of past winners of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Women share Nobel Peace Prize

2011-10-07 11:10

Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and her compatriot Leymah Gbowee and Yemeni activist Tawakkul Karman have won the Nobel Peace Prize.

Liu Xiaobo briefly let out of jail

2011-10-04 10:25

China's jailed Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been briefly allowed out of prison following his father's death.

Record Nobel Peace Prize nominations

2011-03-01 16:38

A record 241 nominations have been submitted for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, including WikiLeaks and a Russian human rights activist.

China Nobel laureate denied prison visits

2011-02-01 15:00

Chinese authorities are refusing to allow the family of jailed Nobel peace laureate Liu Xiaobo to visit him during the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday, says a rights group.

China 'denies' jail visits to Nobel winner

2010-12-17 08:59

The family of Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo says the prison where he is held has suspended visits by his family members.


Tutu urges pope to meet Dalai Lama

2014-12-15 21:45

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has appealed to Pope Francis to reconsider meeting the Dalai Lama.

Tutu marks 30 years since getting Nobel prize

2014-12-12 08:04

Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu appealed to South Africans to resuscitate the values associated with its early days of democracy as he marked 30 years since receiving the Nobel Peace Prize.

Taliban splinter group threatens Malala

2014-10-11 13:12

A powerful breakaway faction of the Pakistani Taliban has threatened teen education activist Malala Yousafzai with "sharp and shiny knives", hours after she was declared joint winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize.

Malala at school when told of Nobel Peace Prize award

2014-10-10 12:36

Teenager Malala Yousafzai was at school in the city of Birmingham in central England when she was told she had won the Nobel Peace Prize, a spokesperson says.

Guessing game ahead of 2014 Nobel literature prize

2014-10-07 14:03

Amid fevered speculation over who gets the Nobel literature prize this year, punters and experts are considering language, geography, genre and even age to try and pin down the winner.


Christiane Amanpour speaks with Thorbjorn Jagland, Chairman of the Nobel Committee, about the choice for the Peace Prize. Watch.

1 comments431 Views

Malala Yousafzai described her shooting by the Taliban to CNN's Christiane Amanpour. Yousafzai is a top contender for the Nobel Peace Prize.

1 comments909 Views

Summit fatigue leads to bad decisions

2012-11-22 14:34

Europe is governed at night by leaders in an advanced state of exhaustion, disregarding evidence that this can lead to bad decisions, or non-decisions.

Yemen Nobel laureate gets death threat

2012-02-17 16:02

Yemeni Nobel Peace laureate Tawakkul Karman has received a death threat from Muslim militants for alleged blasphemy, a report says.

Nobel Peace Prize jury probed

2012-02-02 10:01

Nobel Peace Prize officials are facing an inquiry over accusations they have drifted away from the prize's original selection criteria by choosing such winners as President Barack Obama.

3 women get Nobel Peace Prize

2011-12-10 17:04

Three women who fought injustice, dictatorship and sexual violence in Liberia and Yemen have received the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.

Norway laments icy China relations

2011-10-11 17:55

Norway's foreign minister has lamented the icy relations between his country and China since last year’s Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to jailed dissident Liu Xiaobo.

40 hurt in Nobel prize celebration

2011-10-10 11:52

Forty women have been wounded in Yemen's second largest city after regime supporters attacked an all-female street celebration of the Nobel Peace prize win of Tawakul Karman, medical officials say.

Gbowee: Nobel is for African women

2011-10-08 07:38

Nobel Peace Prize joint winner Leymah Gbowee has said after the award was announced that "this is a Nobel for African women".

Sirleaf deserves Nobel Prize - Tutu

2011-10-07 22:13

SA's Desmond Tutu has praised Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's joint award of the Nobel Peace Prize, which he won in 1984, saying she deserved it "many times over" for bringing stability to Liberia.

Nobel Prize 'honours Liberia struggle'

2011-10-07 20:07

Joint Nobel Peace Prize winner and Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the award is recognition of her country's "many years of struggle for justice, peace, and promotion of development".

Nobel Committee: Women vital for peace

2011-10-07 16:01

As it awarded the Nobel Peace Prize to a trio of women, the Nobel Committee declared that democracy and peace cannot be achieved unless women get the same opportunities as men.

Nobel winner's NGO says award a major boost

2011-10-07 13:30

The NGO founded by Leymah Gbowee, the Liberian who has been awarded a share of the Nobel peace prize says the recognition would provide a huge boost to the women's movement.

Liberia's Sirleaf 'a women's rights icon'

2011-10-07 12:41

Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who has been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, has emerged as a champion of women's rights since becoming Africa's first elected female president in 2005.

Trio honoured for women's rights work

2011-10-07 11:34

The Norwegian Nobel Committee says it decided to give the Nobel Peace Prize to Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman of Yemen for their work on women’s rights.

Sirleaf among possible Nobel winners

2011-10-07 10:21

Speculation ahead of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement is rife with Africa’s Liberian first democratically elected woman president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf among possible winners.

Former Nobel winner snubs Obama

2011-05-27 14:51

Lech Walesa, Poland's Solidarity-era legend, ex-president and 1983 Nobel Peace Prize winner says he will not accept an invitation to meet with US President Barack Obama.

Nobel Peace Prize: WikiLeaks nominated

2011-02-02 22:37

A Norwegian lawmaker says he has nominated WikiLeaks for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.

Arab protests attract Nobel interest

2011-01-31 14:00

Protest movements across the Arab world, Russian human rights activists and WikiLeaks's Julian Assange will all likely be in the running for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, observers say.

Chinese media media slam Nobel prize

2010-12-11 14:35

China's state media has lashed out at the Nobel Peace Prize committee for the "farce" of recognising Liu Xiaobo.

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go! - shop online today

Save up to 40% on outdoor accessories!

Tents, sleeping, day packs and more. While stocks last. Shop now!

Month End Madness Sale!

Save up to 60% on across a wide range of goods from books to electronics, DVDs and many more. Sale end 31 January 2015. Shop now!

Valentine’s Day gifts – 14 Feb!

Gifts to spoil him and her. While stocks last. Shop now!

30% off fragrances

Get 30% off fragrances for him and her. While stocks last. Shop now!

Up to 30% off All Textbooks

Save up to 30% off an extensive range of prescribed textbooks for all major universities and FET colleges. Shop Now!

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

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 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.