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News24 celebrates 20 years in existence.
News24 celebrates 20 years in existence.

An unrepresented Durban dad has secured a landmark ruling that offers protection to pupils at private schools who haven't paid their school fees; Afrikaans singer Chris Chameleon has admitted that Bles Bridges is not his biological father; and Thulas Nxesi has published for comment a new draft law to regulate expropriation of property in South Africa.

Have a look at some of our top stories for the day:

IPID, police face off in court over classified documents in corruption cases

National Police Commissioner General Khehla Sitole and the head of the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID), Robert McBride, are facing off in court.

'Someone must have prayed': Relief as Paarl blaze is brought under control by firefighters and locals

"Someone must have prayed," said Paarl resident Pieter Koen, after the Paarl fire was brought under control on Friday.

Mbalula says he will launch court challenge to Public Protector's finding on his Dubai holiday

Former minister Fikile Mbalula has broken his silence, saying he will be challenging Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's finding that he violated the Constitution and the Executive Members Ethics Code over his family trip to Dubai in 2017.

Durban dad scores landmark court victory for pupils at private schools

An unrepresented Durban dad has secured a landmark ruling that offers protection to pupils at private schools who haven't paid their school fees.

20/20 vision: News24 reflects on 2 decades of breaking news, innovation and editorial excellence

As 2018 draws to a close, we at News24 have taken a moment to reflect on our 20 years of existence.

Beyoncé shares two sweet new snaps of twins Rumi and Sir Carter

Beyoncé shared two new snaps of her twins Rumi and Sir Carter and they are getting so big now!

Here is how expropriation – with or without compensation – would work under the new Expropriation Bill

On Friday morning the minister for public works, Thulas Nxesi, published for comment a new draft law to regulate expropriation of property in South Africa.

Burger to quit Saracens, head back to SA

Rugby World Cup winner Schalk Burger has confirmed he is leaving Saracens at the end of the season and will head back to South Africa with serious concerns over the future of the country’s Super Rugby franchises.

Kirsten, Gibbs unsuccessful in Indian women's job

Former Proteas batsmen Gary Kirsten and Herschelle Gibbs were unsuccessful in their application for the Indian women's head coach role.

Chris Chameleon finally admits that Bles Bridges is not his father

Local Afrikaans singer Chris Chameleon has taken to Facebook to release a video in which he confirms that popular singer, Bles Bridges is not his biological father.

Kim Kardashian and grandma MJ bond over 2-month marriages

If the caption under Kim Kardashian’s latest IG snap gives you a sense of déjà vu then here’s why…

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