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110 Episodes
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Husband charged with murder of KZN reverend Liezel de Jager

On Monday, the husband of a KZN reverend who was murdered in 2021, appeared in court accused of her murder. Liezel de Jager, who was a reverend at the NG Kerk Suidkus in Amanzimtoti, was found dead in her driveway in October of 2021 after coming from a jog. News24's…
28 Nov 10 min

Kirsten Kluyts murder: Police arrest a 21-year-old man

On Sunday, police said they'd arrested a 21-year-old man for the murder of 34-year-old teacher Kirsten Kluyts. Kluyts was killed while participating in a running event in Parkmore, Sandton, in late October. News24's Mihlali Ntsabo speaks to News24 Joburg metro reporter Alex Patrick for more on the case.
27 Nov 7 min

Unpacking COP28: What it means for SA

As the United Nation's largest climate summit kicks off this week, News24 sustainability reporter Lameez Omarjee will chat with climate scientist Dr Chris Trisos to find out how it impacts South Africa and its climate future.
27 Nov 22 min

The Weekly Digest: More fire for Phakeng & bogus TikTok doc is a free man…for now

In today’s episode, we discuss the scathing report by the University of Cape Town, with News24 reporter Marvin Charles, which found former vice-chancellor professor Mamokgethi Phakeng and former council chairperson Babalwa Ngonyama guilty of severe governance failures. We also give you the latest update on why phony TikTok doctor Matthew…
2 Nov 17 min

The Weekly Digest: Counting on the census, SAMAs drama and doping delays

In today's episode of The Weekly Digest, we unpack the research methodologies in conducting a census. We speak to News24 Sport about the contention around South Africa's anti-doping policies. And we also look at the latest controversy regarding the prestigious South African Music Awards.
12 Oct 18 min

A deadly clash: What we know about the Israeli-Hamas conflict

The surprising deadly assault Hamas launched on Israel has seen thousands dead and injured, with the number of casualties expected to rise. But how did conflict start, and how did we get here? Listen to News24's Mihlali Ntsabo in conversation with News24 Foreign Editor Phillip de Wet on what we…
11 Oct 11 min
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