The more business owners emigrate, the worse the consequences for job creation, says Solly Moeng.
While most of the Tshwane residents who attended a public hearing on the National Health Insurance Bill have rallied behind the proposed universal healthcare system, they have highlighted daily challenges with public healthcare.
A KwaZulu-Natal man who was found guilty of raping his daughter over a period of 11 years has been sentenced to life imprisonment.
At least 16 learners from Vusisizwe Primary School in Soweto were hospitalised after eating expired sweets.
Two assault cases have been opened after EFF members were removed from the North West legislature during the State of the Province Address.
The death of two men in what is believed to be taxi-related violence in Tsakane, Ekurhuleni, has led to a massive police manhunt for the gunmen.
A prisoner has died and an official has been injured in an incident at St Albans Correctional Centre in Port Elizabeth.
Tazne van Wyk's mother speaks after her little girl's body was found in a storm water pipe outside Worcester in the Western Cape. (Jaco Marais/Gallo Images)
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A Klerksdorp teacher has died of a heart attack after arriving at school to prepare for a sports trip to Vereeniging.
A Cape Town man, thought to be mentally ill, became embroiled in a drawn-out cat-and-mouse game with the police and emergency services as he hid in a tree, in a room in a private flat, and then finally climbed on top of a block of flats and threw roof tiles at the police, all while naked.
Former president Jacob Zuma says he is not using his illness to run from the law and if he is sent to jail, he will serve his time.
A Limpopo nurse has appeared in court on charges of fraud, after allegedly posing as a lawyer and offering to assist a patient injured in a car accident.
The couple will leave the family in March.
The collaboration celebrates Black History Month in the U.S.
This is fuelling dangerous drug resistance in children.
All courtesy of the International Public Art Festival.
They are now engaged.
Some packages have increased, others not.
It seems that children affected by the virus are in the minority. Why is that?
After his recent release from prison, Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe has no regrets for being part of the movement and now wants to fight for inmates' rights.
The founder of vocal group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Joseph Shabalala, will be posthumously nominated for the gold national Order of Ikhamanga.
The Gauteng school community is mourning the death of yet another two pupils - one who was struck by lightning and the other who died in his sleep - increasing the pupil death toll in the province in 2020 to 18.
US Presidential contender Joe Biden has controversially claimed that he was arrested in South Africa during apartheid, while trying to see former president Nelson Mandela.
Finance minister Tito Mboweni has taken to social media to off-load about load shedding.
"It is hectic," says Abdurahiem de Klerk, 61, weeks after qualifying as a teacher and taking up a post at a primary school in Cape Town.
A black gown, no underwear and a green scarf wrapped around her neck - these are the few clues Port Elizabeth police have to work with as they seek urgent help in identifying the body of a woman who was found dumped in a salt pan in Missionvale.
Pleasant, sunny conditions are forecast for Saturday across the republic, with watches for severe thunderstorms for the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, according to the South African Weather Service.
The Passenger Rail Agency of SA will have legal representation to take on Siyangena in court on Monday following an 11th-hour deposit to settle outstanding legal fees.
Just days after a public outcry over claims and counter-claims of gender-based violence were made in Parliament, Gauteng police have arrested more than 100 people for gender-based violence and crimes against children.
Tshwane Metro Police Department officers have pulled over a minibus taxi near Soshanguve in Gauteng to find 29 pupils aboard, that the vehicle was unregistered and that the driver had no licence.
Three men have been sentenced to two life terms in prison for the murder of a police officer and tavern owner during a crime spree in Gauteng in 2016.
The cash-strapped SAA awarded tenders but failed to follow up with signed contracts for the winning bidders, the state capture commission of inquiry has heard.
An angry mob have gone on a rampage, setting alight at least two houses in Parow, Cape Town, after the court appearance of the man accused of murdering 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk.
Eight police officers convicted of murdering taxi driver Mido Macia by handcuffing and dragging him from a police vehicle in 2013 have had their convictions upheld by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
Government's debt burden is spiralling out of control, and it now has to spend R200 billion a year just on the interest of its loans.
Masks used by South African doctors and nurses are also being used to fend off the coronavirus outbreak. But soaring demand could leave South African clinicians empty-handed - and with no alternative.
The commission of inquiry into state capture will on Friday hear testimony from a business executive at Auditor-General South Africa. Watch live.
Tensions are high outside the Goodwood Magistrate's Court as more than a hundred protesters descended on the courthouse to protest against the brutal murder of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk.
The National Treasury has released the much-awaited Public Procurement Bill for public comment, after the document, aimed at streamlining state tender processes, was approved by Cabinet.
Seated on a plastic chair inside his single-room family shack in Rustervaal, Vereeniging, Cassim Omar, 38, wiped away tears as he recounted how he was called to the scene to find his wife's lifeless body lying in a pool of blood.
A business executive at the Office of the Auditor-General is expected to testify before the state capture commission that the AG found SAA in a "shambolic state".
When faced with unemployment, 27-year-old Itumeleng Lekomanyane, did not sit idly by. He made a plan. With the last R800 in his pocket he opened a sandwich business to try and make ends meet for himself and his 3-year-old-daughter.
South Africa’s has an estimated budget deficit of R150 billion in the medium term, and fresh mining profits won't put much of a dent in that.
Members of the opposition raised some criticism on some policy issues, like Eskom, the NHI and expropriation without compensation, with recommendations on how President Cyril Ramaphosa can rectify them. On Thursday, he responded.
Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has slammed Police Minister Bheki Cele for saying the city's law enforcement officers are operating illegally.
Despite an additional 1 100 new police officers being deployed in the Western Cape, the province still does not have enough men and women in blue, Premier Alan Winde has said.
A sunny Friday is in store for much of South Africa, with the Northern Cape set to experience severe thunderstorms, according to the South African Weather Service.
The man arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk absconded from parole a year before she went missing in Elsies River, Cape Town.
Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has denied allegations of interference made by the Public Servants Association.
The Western Cape has some of the world's best solar and wind resources and has the ability to become the emerging market leader in renewable energy, Premier Alan Winde has said in his State of the Province Address.
The premier of Limpopo has now agreed to reinstate government spokesperson Phuti Seloba. The bargaining council ordered that his earlier suspension be lifted and he be reinstated but the premier initially refused.
Alleged underworld figure Nafiz Modack and his co-accused - Colin Booysen, Ashley Fields and Jacques Cronje - had faced a litany of charges - from extortion to money laundering - in relation to an alleged racket which targeted the nightclub and restaurant security industry in Cape Town.
President Cyril Ramaphosa apologises to both Julius Malema and South Africa for "the political back-and-forth of domestic abuse claims" in Parliament which "trivialised" a national crisis.
A former University of KwaZulu-Natal student is offering a R10 000 reward for finding a protester who assaulted a professor during ongoing protests this week.
The president says government is "taking bold steps to hold the economy in good stead for the future".
It should be treasonous to deny that apartheid was a crime against humanity, President Cyril Ramaphosa has said at the start of his response to the debate on his State of the Nation Address.
Three KwaZulu-Natal police officers and two Folweni police station staffers have gone above and beyond the call of duty to help deliver a baby.
The DA tables a motion of no confidence against Merafong's mayor and speaker over the VBS Mutual Bank scandal and service delivery issues.
An ANC member has been shot and killed in Rustervaal, outside Vereeniging, at a meeting held to elect a candidate for the upcoming by-elections.
Two "good Samaritans" - one a local surfer and the other a local body boarder - have rescued a German tourist who was caught in a rip current in Herolds Bay.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has delivered the eulogy at the funeral of the founder of Ladysmith Black Mamabazo, Joseph Shabalala.
Former president Jacob Zuma has landed at OR Tambo International Airport.
Four people have appeared in court after the Limpopo township erupted into violence after the murder of a 17-year-old boy.
A 48-year-old father of three takes up the challenge to cycle from Pretoria to Knysna, not for a cause, but for the experience.
A KwaZulu-Natal couple who "sold" houses they did not own or have a mandate to market or handle transfers for were sentenced in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court for fraud amounting to around R10.5m.
Supporters of former president Jacob Zuma are planning to give him a warm welcome at OR Tambo International Airport on Saturday.
Police arrest two people when they swoop on properties in Parow, Cape Town, after an angry mob earlier took the law into their own hands in frustration at the murder of Tazne van Wyk.
The DA has submitted further 'evidence' to National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise to strengthen the party's motion for the removal of Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.
The commission of inquiry into state capture has heard that Swissport SA allegedly did not have a grounding licence at the time of its submission for a tender at SAA.
A group of protesters has gathered outside the Goodwood Magistrate's Court where Moyhdian Pangarker, the man accused of murdering eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk, briefly appeared.
High-profile ANC politicians again have come out to support corruption-accused ANC MP Bongani Bongo for an appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court.
Enock Mpianzi's family will need to consider the complete forensic report into his death before they consent to its public release, its legal representatives say.
Battered and bruised alleged child killer Moyhdian Pangarker appears in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court in Cape Town amid strict security for the kidnapping and murder of eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk.
Hundreds attend a night vigil for murdered Tazne van Wyk in Elsies River in Cape Town. The 8-year-old girl's body was found in Worcester after she went missing two weeks ago.
The woman at the centre of the David Masondo imbroglio is suing the university over a sexual abuse case, highlighting institutional failure.
Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has expressed grief at the killing of a 14-year-old Freedom Park Secondary School pupil in the province.
EFF leader Julius Malema's wife Mantoa Matlala has accepted the apology President Cyril Ramaphosa extended during his reply to the debate on the State of the Nation Address, following claims that her husband abused her.
Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to return to South Africa on Saturday after receiving treatment for an undisclosed illness in Cuba, and 'thousands will gather' to welcome him.
It's been a difficult start to the 2020 school calendar for Gauteng, with several pupils dying in various tragic accidents. We speak to News24 reporter Sesona Ngqakamba about 13-year-old Enock Mpianzi's drowning. Listen.
The family of a Parktown Boys' High School Grade 8 pupil who drowned while attending an orientation camp near Brits in North West wants those found guilty of wrongdoing to be criminally charged.
ANC MP Boy Mamabolo has apologised to EFF leader Julius Malema and his wife Mantoa for his claim made during the State of the Nation Address (SONA), in which he claimed that Malema had beaten his wife.
An all-important legal tussle over allegedly corrupt contracts at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa is finally heading to court. As things stand, the state rail operator won’t have any legal representation in the matter, despite pleas to President Cyril Ramaphosa, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni and Transport Minister Fikile Mbalula.
"I prayed day and night for her. We hoped and felt in our hearts that she's alive… I also asked the Lord that nothing happen to her, that he didn't do anything to her. That if she came home, she would be traumatised, but we could work with that and stand by Carmen through thick and thin," said Cheryl Thomas.
Three people were arrested for stripping an ambulance that was torched during a protest in Port Elizabeth, police spokesperson Brigadier Tembinkosi Kinana has said.
A ceiling has collapsed on pupils at Kgomba Primary School in Hammanskraal, the Gauteng Department of Basic Education said.
The Department of Correctional Services is investigating apparent prison Facebook posts by two of the people sentenced for the murder and rape of Hannah Cornelius and the brutal attack on her fellow student, Cheslin Marsh.
EFF leader Julius Malema followed President Cyril Ramaphosa's cue on Thursday, offering an apology to the first citizen and South Africa over domestic abuse claims that surfaced in Parliament and admitting he should have known better.
Speaking to News24, the family's legal representative, Ian Levitt, said the report was incomplete and had had no input from the 13-year-old's family.
In what could be considered as a warning to the fightback campaign against his reforms, President Cyril Ramaphosa warns that "those who continue to steal from the people" will face the full might of the law.
The SA Communist Party has condemned comments made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on the issue of land expropriation in South Africa.
A KwaZulu-Natal man who bludgeoned, stabbed and burnt a police administrative clerk, gets a life sentence.
The body of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk was found in a stormwater drain near the N1, the Worcester Standard reports.
The Gauteng Education Department postpones the release of the much-anticipated report into the death of Parktown Boys' High pupil Enock Mpianzi.
86 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy have been added to Eskom’s grid via Scatec Solar’s Sirius solar park outside Upington.
Former intelligence head Mo Shaik slams the DA after the party claimed Shaik had resigned as Minister Lindiwe Sisulu's special advisor due to pressure from the party.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has responded to the debate on his State of the Nation Address following two days of pressure from opposition parties vigorously debating his speech in the National Assembly.
Research has shown local producers only produced 27% of the increased chicken demand in South Africa between 2010 and 2017.
Three alleged illegal miners arrested with gold-processing equipment worth R5m are expected to appear in the Westonaria Magistrate's Court in Gauteng for illegally processing gold.
The minister has suggested redirecting mining royalties to a sovereign wealth fund.
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