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  1. Young father allegedly hangs baby, then himself

    Date: 18 Dec 2018
    The murder-suicide shocked the Limpopo community and devastated the family. The police are investigating a possible murder-suicide after a 25-year-old man allegedly hanged his 16-month-old son before hanging himself at his house at Maebane near Makhado in Limpopo on Sunday morning. Wife of the deceased Nkhumeleni R... See full details

  2. Middelburg ‘House of Horrors’ mom gets life sentence

    Date: 18 Dec 2018
    The mother of three children plead guilty to charges of abuse, and was sentenced to life imprisonment last week. A mother has plead guilty to charges of child abuse and neglecting to report charges of sexual abuse against her 7-year-old daughter. Her name has been withheld to protect the identity of the children. The... See full details

  3. O’Sullivan sues NPA, ministers, top cops for R156.8m

    Date: 18 Dec 2018
    Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan. Picture: Refilwe Modise. ‘I have been kidnapped, twice, and tortured and been regularly subjected ... See full details

  4. Holiday road carnage starts with 23 dead over weekend

    Date: 18 Dec 2018
    Image: Limpopo traffic authorities Drunken driving, speeding, and not fastening safety belts remain major causes of fatalities, says Road Traffic Management spokesperson Simon Zwane. <div class="single... See full details

  5. Nomboniso Gasa received ‘strange’ R250K deposit, says it was a ‘set-up’

    Date: 17 Dec 2018
    The professor has advised her followers to talk to their banks to avoid being caught out in similar situations. UCT professor and senior associate researcher Nomboniso Gasa on Monday thanked a bank for &ldquo;protecting&rdquo; her from a transaction that could probably have invited trouble in her life. While EFF leaders Floy... See full details

  6. Parents go digital to pay ransoms for 5 kids

    Date: 15 Dec 2018
    AT LEAST five abducted children were returned unharmed to their homes after their parents paid ransoms via eWallet in three separate incidents in Ekurhuleni. The cases of abduction and extortion were reported in three days, on December 1, 2 and 3. Ekurhuleni North cluster police spokesperson Constable Zukiswa Mgijima urged parents to... See full details

  7. DEADLY LOVE TRIANGLE

    Date: 15 Dec 2018
    Woman torched rival&rsquo;s home killing three kids HARROWING details of the reasons behind a deadly love triangle that left three children and an adult dead after a Joburg woman set fire to a rival&rsquo;s home were laid bare in the High Court in Joburg. An Alexandra woman who burnt down a house in which two c... See full details

  8. Bail extended past Christmas for killer mom

    Date: 15 Dec 2018
    &nbsp;A KILLER mother has escaped the prospect of being sentenced and jailed before Christmas. Zikhona Mndela, a young mother found guilty of killing her newborn baby girl, learnt at the high court in Joburg yesterday that she would remain outside until February. Judge Ratha Mokgoatlheng postponed sentencing proc... See full details

  9. Zuma’s legal bills his own – court

    Date: 15 Dec 2018
    Judges slam Ramaphosa, Mbeki for paying for Zuma&rsquo;s corruption charges &ndash; order JZ to pay back R32m FORMER president Jacob Zuma is fast running out of options to continue with his legal battle against corruption charges, after he suffered yet another major setback. Yesterday, Zuma&rsquo;s legal woes deepened after Preside... See full details

  10. We’ll be out in full force - cops

    Date: 15 Dec 2018
    &nbsp; Major operations set to target N3 to Durban, N1 towards Limpopo, N12 to North West and Free State WITH many officially starting their festive holidays this long weekend, police, who will be out &ldquo;in full force&rdquo;, pleaded with road users to be safe during their travels. <span id="artObjectW... See full details

  11. DA ‘shocked’ at Ramaphosa’s praise for Dlamini

    Date: 14 Dec 2018
    The opposition says the president must be &lsquo;delusional&rsquo;. In a statement on Friday, the opposition said President Cyril Ramaphosa had given a &ldquo;shocking radio interview last night&rdquo; in which he made &ldquo;baffling claims with regards to the minister of women, Bathabile Dlamini, stating that she had set the bar w... See full details

  12. Johan Kruger’s farm murder reiterates need for rural safety unit, says DA

    Date: 14 Dec 2018
    A man was attacked and killed on a farm in Limpopo in the early hours of Friday morning. A recent farm murder in Alldays, Limpopo, has strengthened the DA&rsquo;s call to reintroduce a specialised crime fighting unit in rural areas, they say. The party s... See full details

  13. Joburg south Pick n Pay Hyper robbed at gunpoint

    Date: 14 Dec 2018
    The suspects fled the scene prior to the arrival of the response team. SAPS Moffat View can confirm that in the early hours of Wednesday morning, about eight males threatened two security guards who were on duty at Steeldale complex in Johannesburg south with firearms and broke into Pick &rsquo;n Pay Hyper, reports <a href="https://... See full details

  14. Police allegedly refuse to accept Karima Brown laying charges against EFF member

    Date: 14 Dec 2018
    Karima Brown | Image: Twitter The journalist claims the SAPS advised her to get a court protection order. Speaking to her colleague Xoli Mng... See full details

  15. 18-year-old found raped, strangled on abandoned farm in Klein Karoo

    Date: 14 Dec 2018
    Ronel Martins, who was murdered last week. Photo supplied. A suspect was arrested in connection with the murder of 18-year-old Ronel Martins. <span... See full details

  16. Job creation potential of legal dagga not clear – Cosatu

    Date: 13 Dec 2018
    Dagga plants. Picture: Supplied by Hawks The Cannabis Expo launching in Menlyn in Pretoria today could provide a better look at the potential of the legal dagga industry ... See full details

  17. Venda king clings to crown amid involvement in VBS looting

    Date: 13 Dec 2018
    Ramabulana&rsquo;s troubles started after the Reserve Bank report stated he had received a &lsquo;gratuitous payment&rsquo; of more than R17 million from VBS. After the wave of dismissals of ANC municipal mayors this week, Limpopo politicians are gunning for Vhavenda King Toni Mphephu Ramabulana, who is also accused of looting milli... See full details

  18. Justice Project SA says prosecution of e-toll dodgers is still on the cards

    Date: 13 Dec 2018
    Sanral has controversially extended its contract with the Electronic Toll Collection company The &ldquo;rush&rdquo; to enact a law that would ease Sanral&rsquo;s debt collection woes is said to be behind the controversial extension of the road agency&rsquo;s contract with the Electronic Toll Collection (ETC) company. Justice... See full details

  19. SA expats stop Solidarity envoy’s genocide talk in Utrecht

    Date: 13 Dec 2018
    Johan Sloet de Villiers, founder of the Amsterdam-based African-European Indaba. Picture: Facebook The African-European Indaba vigorously lobbied a... See full details

  20. Mngxitama ‘belongs behind bars to be rehabilitated’

    Date: 13 Dec 2018
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/Steve-and-Lekota-at-Brooklyn-SAPS-11-627x418.jpg" alt="Congress of the People (Cope) leader Mosiuoa Lekota, left, is seen with Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr at the Brooklyn Police Station in Hatfield, Pretoria, 12 December 2018. They went to the police station to lay charges against BLF leader Andile Mngxitama wh... See full details

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