WATCH: A roundup of IOL’s Top 5 stories this week
These are the stories that engaged our readers this week:
Wits University says it was caught off guard when one of their final year medical students, Mumtaaz Emeran, took to social media and crowdfunded R471 000 student debt she owed the institution.
President-elect Joe Biden delivered a forceful rebuke to President Donald Trump's attacks on the legitimacy of his victory, hours after winning the state-by-state Electoral College vote that officially determines the US presidency.
Research by IOL, coupled with insight from private investigators and a Durban NGO, has revealed rampant exploitation of children which involved parents and guardians renting out their children to begging syndicates.
Norma Mngoma, the estranged wife of former finance minister Malusi Gigaba, has spilled the beans about her separation and what used to happen behind the scenes in her marriage.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced tighter restrictions on public gatherings, beach closures, restrictions on alcohol sales and a longer curfew as the country heads into the festive season.