Oasis in Ashes: The day a fire swallowed a town


On 30 December 2018 a devastating fire gutted the historical mission station of Wupperthal, destroying scores of properties and robbing the residents of their homes, livelihoods and heritage.

I am Nene


She was 19 years old and full of life. A first year film and media studies student at the University of Cape Town, Uyinene Mrwetyana's family described her as someone who "only knew love". Then, on August 24, 2019, her light was snuffed out.

Profile of killer | Who is murdering Tshwane's homeless?


While police have not said whether the spate of murders was the work of a serial killer, they have called the perpetrator the "nocturnal prowler". They're on the hunt for a suspect... before more bodies turn up.

Buried Truth


On Tuesday, August 13, the farmer, Martin Visser, was found guilty of murdering Pieterse, 33, who worked on a neighbouring farm. He used a spade to beat Pieterse and a quad bike to drag his body before forcing the farmworker's two friends to bury him in February 2015. Buried Truth is the story of the events surrounding Pieterse's shocking murder and Visser's trial. Watch the News24 original documentary above.

Angels of Death


A year after the brutal attack on five on-duty police officers in the small town of Ngcobo, in the Eastern Cape, allegedly by members of the controversial Seven Angels Ministry, the officers' names have been etched onto a wall at the police station to honour their memory.

Stealing Sunflowers


On April 20, 2017, two white men allegedly caught 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu stealing sunflowers on a farm. They claimed they were driving him to the local police station when he allegedly jumped off their bakkie and broke his neck. An eyewitness claims Matlhomola was pushed. Many residents believed the latter. On that day, everything in Coligny changed.


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