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  1. Prasa pays massive compensation bill

    Date: 08 Apr 2019
    THE Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) has paid out a total of R103 million in compensation to people injured as a result of open coach doors in moving trains since March last year. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="htt... See full details

  2. Calls for law agencies to probe ‘Libyan millions’

    Date: 08 Apr 2019
    Opposition parties urge Ramaphosa to &lsquo;come clean&rsquo; on claims of R422m kept at Nkandla CALLS were yesterday made to South African law enforcement agencies to investigate millions of dollars that allegedly belonged to former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and secretly kept at former president Jacob Zuma&rsquo;s... See full details

  3. Bird Island’s chilling secrets still calling to investigative journo

    Date: 06 Apr 2019
    INVESTIGATIVE journalist Chris Steyn&rsquo;s battle for more information about allegations of paedophilia by apartheid-era leaders is far from over. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.prcdn.co/img?regionguid=ffcdbcbf-721a-48dd-b154-4adc125df956&scale=264&file=698820190406000... See full details

  4. Robbers no match for city runner

    Date: 06 Apr 2019
    MARATHON runner Michael Ndlovu, 52, escaped a potential attack on Thursday morning after being confronted by armed men on his way to work &ndash; by sprinting away. For the veteran runner, who is training for the 39th Virgin Money London Marathon on April 28, the would-be attackers had little chance of catching him. ... See full details

  5. Creche filmer not on SAPS radar

    Date: 06 Apr 2019
    THE woman who allegedly shot the videos of three toddlers being assaulted in a creche hasn&rsquo;t been arrested, despite allegations that she attempted to blackmail the school&rsquo;s owner. In a series of Whatsapp messages, the woman, according to the owner of the creche&rsquo;s lawyer, Danie van Zyl, said she ... See full details

  6. Plush Sandton

    Date: 06 Apr 2019
    Upscale suburb has allegedly become a fertile hunting ground for criminals who often pose as casual labourers MICHELLE Smith* and her family were unwinding at their home near Fourways after a busy day on February 20. Their children were tucked into bed and she and her husband were about to go to sleep when they heard the family dog... See full details

  7. Guptas offered me R2m a month, says Dukwana

    Date: 06 Apr 2019
    FORMER ANC Free State treasurer Mxolisi Dukwana yesterday revealed how the governing party&rsquo;s secretary-general Ace Magashule took him to the Guptas and offered a R2 million monthly bribe for the duration of a 10-year deal. Dukwana made the startling revelations at the Commission of Inquiry into State Capture saying... See full details

  8. Maimane to meet with public protector over Ramaphosa’s Bosasa imbroglio

    Date: 06 Apr 2019
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Pledge06-627x418.jpg" alt="DA leader Mmusi Maimane at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, 20 February 2019, during the Electoral Commission 's official signing of the Code of Conduct Pledge by political parties contesting the 2019 National and Provincial elections. Picture: Nigel Siban... See full details

  9. ANGER OVER CRÈCHE OF HELL

    Date: 05 Apr 2019
    Dramatic video captured vicious assault on kids This is unacceptable; we condemn it. We as social development have decided to close the school down Nandi Mayathula-Khoza MEC PARENTS who quickly rescued their then two-year-old boy in 2017 from a horror Carletonville cr&egrave;che after learning of violent assa... See full details

  10. State gunning for social workers who ‘failed’ baby

    Date: 05 Apr 2019
    THE State is set to go after the Gauteng social workers &ldquo;who could have prevented&rdquo; the gruesome death of baby Daniel. Steve Rubin, the prosecutor who managed to secure the conviction and long-term sentences for Daniel&rsquo;s abusive and killer guardians Maryke* and Timothy*, said in open court this week that... See full details

  11. Escaped murderer rearrested in Mpumalanga AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to Facebook

    Date: 04 Apr 2019
    Collins Hlongwane was arrested in White River last Wednesday evening. Collins Hlongwane escaped from the bakery inside the correctional centre where he was working.&nbsp;A m... See full details

  12. Motlanthe to join fight to legalise (or at least decriminalise) drugs

    Date: 04 Apr 2019
    The former president is now a member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy. Former president Kgalema Motlanthe has joined the Global Commission on Drug Policy (DCDP). The organisation has been vocal in its opposition to the so-called &ldquo;war on drugs&rdquo; &ndash; the global effort, spearheaded by the United States (U... See full details

  13. Msimanga to burn ‘hundreds’ of e-toll statements outside Sanral offices

    Date: 04 Apr 2019
    Sanral announced the immediate suspension of pursuing e-toll debt, but Msimanga says that&rsquo;s not enough.Democratic Alliance (DA) Gauteng Premier candidate Solly Msimanga will create a bonfire&nbsp;using hundreds of e-toll statements outside the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) offices in Centurion today. Msimanga sa... See full details

  14. Too few MPs to deal with Shivambu assault complaint – ethics committee

    Date: 04 Apr 2019
    Floyd Shivambu allegedly attacking journalist Adrian de Kock. Picture: Twitter video screenshot/@JasonFelix <h2 cl... See full details

  15. Shivambu approached ‘Stellenbosch mafia’ for funding – report

    Date: 04 Apr 2019
    Floyd Shivambu. Picture: Facebook The EFF deputy president has been accused of trying to fund businesses with money from his supposed enemies. An ... See full details

  16. Woman gets life for raping her cousin

    Date: 04 Apr 2019
    THE life sentence handed to a woman, 30, for raping a 10-year-old boy, was a lesson that children are not safe from rape, even around women and relatives. This is according to the mother of the boy, who was raped three times since 2017 by her niece. After each rape the woman promised not to do it again, leading t... See full details

  17. Metro police acted unconstitutionally, SCA rules

    Date: 04 Apr 2019
    A COURT has delivered a scathing judgment against the City of Joburg for the unconstitutional, &ldquo;disrespectful and demeaning&rdquo; manner in which its police officers removed homeless people living underneath a bridge in the CBD. The city has been ordered to pay the group of about 27 homeless people R1 500 each, to... See full details

  18. Baby Daniel killers pay hefty price

    Date: 04 Apr 2019
    Family rally around convicted murderer DESPITE a judge contending that baby killer Timothy* &ldquo;had no regard for life&rdquo;, his family have rallied around the convicted murderer as &ldquo;a good man and father&rdquo;. Yesterday at the South Gauteng High Court, Timothy was sentenced to life imprisonment an... See full details

  19. Report points to schools’ security woes

    Date: 04 Apr 2019
    A damning report has revealed that schools are going without adequate security because they are not given money to rope in guards and install surveillance systems. The Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (PSiRA) conducted its research against the backdrop of an increased number of reported crimes and acts of v... See full details

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