#News24 ICYMI: School protest turns violent; See excitement and tears on the first day of school; and Mila Kunis scoops top award

2018-01-17 18:16
Shaun Gutu with his mom at his first day of school at Jan van Riebeeck Primary, Cape Town. (James de Villiers, News24)

Shaun Gutu with his mom at his first day of school at Jan van Riebeeck Primary, Cape Town. (James de Villiers, News24)

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Cape Town – Several children have been injured in a crash on the first day of school, Proteas are victorious against India at Centurion and the Human Rights Commission wants Edward Zuma to fork out R100 000 for 'hate speech'.

Have a look at some of our leading stories making headlines:

10 arrested in Hoërskool Overvaal protest

Ten people have been arrested for public violence following protest action in front of Hoërskool Overvaal in Vereeniging, Gauteng police say.

Several children injured in crash on 1st day of school

Several children, aged between six and 15, were injured in a minibus taxi that overturned on Sibusiso Mdakane Drive in Umlazi E Section, south of Durban, on their first day of school.

HRC wants Edward Zuma to fork out R100K for 'hate speech'

The Human Rights Commission has asked Durban’s Equality Court to find Edward Zuma guilty of hate speech and order him to pay a fine of R100 000.

WATCH: Parents face tearful goodbyes as first graders start school

Parents had tissues at hand as they dropped their Grade One children off at Sea Point Primary in Cape Town on Wednesday, for the start of their school careers.


Why the proposed Cape Town drought levy is unfair

Day Zero – the dreaded day when Cape Town's taps are expected to run dry has been moved forward to 21 April. That is, unless residents reduce usage even further and the long awaited alternative sources, like desalination plants, come on stream.

Mnangagwa's tips on how to become president

Zimbabwe leader Emmerson Mnangagwa has offered "tips" on how to become president that include surviving a bout of poisoning and skipping the country in fear of your life.

Retrenched quintet takes Bulls to court

Five former Blue Bulls employees are taking their fight to court over what they deem to be an unfair dismissal process.

Twitter reacts to Ngidi's six-fer on debut

Lungi Ngidi picked up a six-fer on debut to help seal the Proteas' victory against India in Centurion and Twitter responded accordingly.

Mila Kunis named Harvard's Hasty Pudding woman of the year

Golden Globe-nominated actress Mila Kunis has been named Woman of the Year by Harvard University's Hasty Pudding Theatricals.

SEE: Woman's marriage proposal gets rejected in shopping mall

Getting rejected by someone you love isn’t how most of us imagine starting the New Year. A Nigerian woman was left devastated after she made a public proposal to her boyfriend and got turned down.

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