WATCH: Smoke billows from Cape Town train station

WATCH: Smoke billows from Cape Town train station

Smoke billowed from Cape Town train station on Sunday afternoon. Watch.
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WATCH: 'If the ANC does not fix itself, it seems we might grow tired'

WATCH: 'If the ANC does not fix itself, it seems we might grow tired'

News24 walked the muddy and unpaved streets of Sibangweni and Libode outside Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, and as the national elections draw near, hope for change runs thin.
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Into the heart of a freedom fighter

Into the heart of a freedom fighter

April is Freedom Month in South Africa, culminating in Freedom Day on 27 April - marking our first democratic election in 1994. Explore KwaZulu-Natal's Freedom Route to celebrate.
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WATCH: UCT students build SA's first jumping robot

WATCH: UCT students build SA's first jumping robot

UCT's Dr Amir Patel and his team of students have built the fist jumping robot in South Africa to further the general state of research within robotics as we know it.
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WATCH: Proteas name 2019 Cricket World Cup squad

WATCH: Proteas name 2019 Cricket World Cup squad

The Proteas have named their 15-man squad for the 2019 Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, which gets underway on May 30.
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WATCH: Coal trucks set alight in Hendrina, Mpumalanga

WATCH: Coal trucks set alight in Hendrina, Mpumalanga

Protesting workers from believed to be from the Optimum mine reportedly set alight 6 coal trucks and a bakkie on Thursday morning because they had not been paid in months.
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A genius hack to add fractions

A genius hack to add fractions

Adding fractions is easy, until the denominator is different on both. We compare the method they teach you in school to a more visual and memorable way of adding fractions in this video.
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SA City Guide: Khayelitsha

SA City Guide: Khayelitsha

From township fine dining to an award-winning shack theatre, Khayelitsha has a lot to offer visitors to Cape Town.
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A sneak peek at 'Men in Tutus'

A sneak peek at 'Men in Tutus'

Meet the hairy chested ballerinas who will blow you away with their impressive dance skills.
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Taryn Bennett brings the pages of The Snow Goose to life on the stage floor

Taryn Bennett brings the pages of The Snow Goose to life on the stage floor

Contagious Theatre brings the timeless Paul Gallico novella, The Snow Goose to The Fugard Theatre.
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WATCH: Judge quizzes Packham about 'strange' parts of his testimony

WATCH: Judge quizzes Packham about 'strange' parts of his testimony

Judge Elize Steyn quizzed murder-accused Rob Packham on Wednesday regarding parts of his testimony to 'clear up some questions', after the State wrapped up its cross-examination in the Western Cape High Court. Watch.
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WATCH: DA delivers prison uniforms, handcuffs to ANC headquarters

WATCH: DA delivers prison uniforms, handcuffs to ANC headquarters

DA Gauteng premier candidate Solly Msimanga explains why the party delivered orange overalls and handcuffs to Luthuli House on Wednesday. Watch.
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'Inequality is not a problem, poverty is' - ZACP founder Kanthan Pillay

'Inequality is not a problem, poverty is' - ZACP founder Kanthan Pillay

Kanthan Pillay, founding member of the Capitalist Party of South Africa told News24 in a sit-down interview that his party believes politics should not be left to politicians alone.
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WATCH: Getting pickled on hot cross buns?

WATCH: Getting pickled on hot cross buns?

In this viral video, two Eastern Cape traffic officers see whether eating hot cross buns results in a raised breathalyser test reading. Watch.
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The castles of Poland that will make you dream of knights and magic

The castles of Poland that will make you dream of knights and magic

These are just a handful of the stunning castles in Poland, some hailing from the time of kings, knights and magic.
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WATCH: Packham denies changing his car tyres after wife's murder

WATCH: Packham denies changing his car tyres after wife's murder

Murder-accused Rob Packham on Tuesday denied changing his car tyres following the death of his wife when the State confronted him about two tyre types found on his Audi Q5 at different times last year.
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Baby hippo takes on crocodile and buffalo in cutest riverside squabble

Baby hippo takes on crocodile and buffalo in cutest riverside squabble

Babies, whether human or part of the animal kingdom, all tend to think they can take on the world - with little fear for the consequences of their actions. Fortunately this incident turned out well.
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WATCH: Alex residents pelt Herman Mashaba with papers, bottles

WATCH: Alex residents pelt Herman Mashaba with papers, bottles

Alexandra residents have prevented Joburg Mayor Herman Mashaba from chairing the Integrated Development Plan session that was meant to take place in the Johannesburg township on Monday night.
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WATCH: 'Let's talk about Marikana' - Mashaba challenges Ramaphosa after unsuccessful Alex meeting

WATCH: 'Let's talk about Marikana' - Mashaba challenges Ramaphosa after unsuccessful Alex meeting

Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has lashed out at President Cyril Ramaphosa, saying that if the president knows how to act fast, he should have done so during the Marikana tragedy.
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WATCH: Meet Mitchell's Plain's international Down Syndrome beauty queen

WATCH: Meet Mitchell's Plain's international Down Syndrome beauty queen

Nineteen-year-old Shumeez Scott has not let Down Syndrome define her, instead she recently bagged the title of the inaugural Magnificent Women Icon (MWI) Phenomenal International Pageant for Special Needs People in Gambia.
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WATCH: Gaza rescue lions walk on grass for the first time

WATCH: Gaza rescue lions walk on grass for the first time

They may have been rescued from Gaza's most notorious zoo, but two lions which found sanctuary in South Africa, still have a long road to recovery ahead of them.
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WATCH: Marelize finishes cycle race after a few falls and hitting a tree

WATCH: Marelize finishes cycle race after a few falls and hitting a tree

Marelize Horn, 19, the Namibian woman who rode her bicycle into rugby posts in a video that went viral in March, completed a 5km cycle race in Irene, Gauteng, at the weekend, but not without hitting the dirt a few times.
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WTM Africa delegates miss event due to visa issues and that is 'just sad'

WTM Africa delegates miss event due to visa issues and that is 'just sad'

Six business travellers from Ghana ended up missing the World Travel Market Africa due to delayed visa processing.
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WATCH: Over the edge with a high rise window washer

WATCH: Over the edge with a high rise window washer

News24 spent the morning with professional rope technician Yanga Gwe, one of the figures Capetonians will see every so often dangling from the outside of the city's skyscrapers.
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WATCH: New lease on life for two lions rescued from notorious Gaza zoo

WATCH: New lease on life for two lions rescued from notorious Gaza zoo

Two rescue lions, Motan and Pisa, found a new home at Lionsrock, in the Free State. They travelled all the way from Gaza for this new lease on life.
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3 Easter treats to make with the kids

3 Easter treats to make with the kids

Buy a bunch of ingredients, smother it in chocolate and have it all – we're making bunny bait, rocky road bunny bark and bunny twists for Easter.
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Sam Smith on wanting to drink South African wine, eat chicken wings and collab with Billie Eilish

Sam Smith on wanting to drink South African wine, eat chicken wings and collab with Billie Eilish

Channel24 spoke to one of the most popular singers in the world right now, Sam Smith, about coming to South Africa on his incredibly popular Thrill of It All tour.
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WATCH: Ramaphosa says Mashaba is 'scared' of protesting Alex residents

WATCH: Ramaphosa says Mashaba is 'scared' of protesting Alex residents

President Cyril Ramaphosa visited Alexandra in Johannesburg in his capacity as ANC president on Thursday, following last week's #TotalShutdown in the area.
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WATCH: Hero gym staff given red carpet treatment after saving man's life

WATCH: Hero gym staff given red carpet treatment after saving man's life

Two quick-thinking Planet Fitness, Johannesburg, employees have been lauded for their bravery. The men saved Gareth Utton's life after he lost consciousness and slipped underwater.
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WATCH: Pieter-Louis Myburgh encouraged by discussions around the book

WATCH: Pieter-Louis Myburgh encouraged by discussions around the book

Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule's Web of Capture author Pieter-Louis Myburgh says he is encouraged by the conversations people are having about the issues unpacked in the book.
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WATCH: 'Gatvol' Litha Park residents block key intersections over inaccurate water billing

WATCH: 'Gatvol' Litha Park residents block key intersections over inaccurate water billing

he shutdown movement on Thursday shifted to Cape Town's Litha Park where residents blocked key intersections in Khayelitsha. They complained about what they say is inaccurate water billing and disconnections over disputed amounts owed.
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Winter has landed: Introducing White Walker by Johnnie Walker

Winter has landed: Introducing White Walker by Johnnie Walker

In collaboration with HBO®, and Game of Thrones, Johnnie Walker South Africa launched the new White Walker by Johnnie Walker on Wednesday the 10th of April 2019 at Shepstone Gardens.
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WATCH: Service delivery protests spread from Alexandra to rest of SA

WATCH: Service delivery protests spread from Alexandra to rest of SA

Service delivery protests have sprung up in various parts of South Africa ahead of national elections in May. These protests follow on the heels of #AlexShutDown demonstrations.
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WATCH: 'He's biting him! Man in hospital after lion attack at Free State Lodge

WATCH: 'He's biting him! Man in hospital after lion attack at Free State Lodge

A 55-year-old man was severely injured when he was bitten on the arm while cuddling a lioness at a lodge in Virginia, Free State.
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WATCH: 'I will never get over apartheid' - Chris Hani's daughter

WATCH: 'I will never get over apartheid' - Chris Hani's daughter

April 10 marked the 25th anniversary of the assassination of iconic struggle icon and South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Chris Hani. Hani's daughter Lindiwe denounced those who called for the country to "move on from apartheid".
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WATCH: Chris Hani's daughter on meeting her father's killer

WATCH: Chris Hani's daughter on meeting her father's killer

Chris Hani's daughter Lindiwe Hani gets candid about meeting Clive Derby-Lewis and Janusz Waluś.
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WATCH: Launch of Ace Magashule book disrupted

WATCH: Launch of Ace Magashule book disrupted

A group of protesters disrupted the launch of Pieter-Louis Myburgh's book, Gangster State: Unravelling Ace Magashule's web of capture, in Johannesburg.
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WATCH: Bryanston hit captured on CCTV

WATCH: Bryanston hit captured on CCTV

A man, believed to be Serbian, was shot dead in an apparent hit in Bryanston, Johannesburg, on Tuesday morning.
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WATCH | True blue: Ramaphosa launches new trains in Cape Town

WATCH | True blue: Ramaphosa launches new trains in Cape Town

President Cyril Ramaphosa unveiled two new trains at Cape Town Station as part of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa's (PRASA) efforts to improve commuter services.
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All out Kruger battle as buffalo fights lions and crocodile

All out Kruger battle as buffalo fights lions and crocodile

An old buffalo bull was first chased by a pack of lions into a dam in Kruger National Park, and then had to fend off a crocodile trying to catch it in its jaws.
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WATCH: Hero gym cleaner saves swimmer from drowning

WATCH: Hero gym cleaner saves swimmer from drowning

A cleaner has been lauded as a hero after saving a swimmer from drowning in a Johannesburg gym pool.
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WATCH: Beer truck gets drained by looters

WATCH: Beer truck gets drained by looters

There was an unexpected "open bar" when a beer truck lost part of its load in Mitchells Plain on Monday, and tipplers rushed over to grab a freebie.
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WATCH: Singer and The Voice SA coach Lira takes on snake wrangling

WATCH: Singer and The Voice SA coach Lira takes on snake wrangling

Thembisa Mdoda challenges Lira to snake wrangling in the first episode of Not A Diva on Mzansi Magic (DStv 161) at 21:30 on Thursday, 11 April.
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WATCH: Century-old Dutch Reformed church on West Coast destroyed in fire

WATCH: Century-old Dutch Reformed church on West Coast destroyed in fire

A Dutch Reformed church in Redelinghuys, a village in the Bergrivier Local Municipality in the Western Cape, about 160km north of Cape Town, was completely destroyed in a fire on Tuesday morning.
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WATCH: ANC candidates given thumbs up on IEC vetting process

WATCH: ANC candidates given thumbs up on IEC vetting process

The IEC concluded it vetting process on Tuesday with an announcement that only one objection was withheld against former PAC president, Alton Mphethi.
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WATCH: Not A Diva

WATCH: Not A Diva

Thembisa Mdoda hosts Mzansi Magic's new reality show, Not A Diva which airs Thursdays at 21:30 on DStv 161.
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Up close and personal with sharks in Gansbaai

Up close and personal with sharks in Gansbaai

Marine Dynamics is a shark cage diving company in Kleinbaai, Gansbaai. Offering guests a full day of great white, copper shark and stingray sightings - the company is also dead-set on marine conservation.
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WATCH: Students loot Hillbrow shop

WATCH: Students loot Hillbrow shop

Alleged members of the Congress of South African Students (Cosas) who marched to Luthuli House on Monday afternoon, interrupting an ANC top six meeting, went on a looting rampage in the Johannesburg CBD and Hillbrow, police have confirmed.
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