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  1. Xolobeni mining saga ‘not over’, activists get death threats

    Date: 11 Dec 2018
    The Tshwane High Court says the Xolobeni community has ... See full details

  2. Xolobeni mining saga ‘not over’, activists get death threats

    Date: 11 Dec 2018
    The Tshwane High Court says the Xolobeni community has ... See full details

  3. Cope to lay charges of hate speech, inciting violence against Mngxitama

    Date: 10 Dec 2018
    ‘This poses a serious risk to a climate of peaceful, free, and fair elections,’ says the party in a statement. The Congress of the People (Cope) has laid criminal charges against the leader of the Black First Land First (BLF) Andile Mngxitama. In a statement shared by the party on Twitter, it said the charges wer... See full details

  4. Clock ticking for Jiba, Mrwebi as Ramaphosa demands swift inquiry

    Date: 10 Dec 2018
    PRESIDENT Cyril Ramaphosa wants the inquiry into the fitness of advocates Nomgcobo Jiba and Lawrence Mrwebi to hold office to be done and dusted by early next year. In a notice published in the Government Gazette on November 29, retired Constitutional Court judge Yvonne Mokgoro, who heads the probe, said: “The inqu... See full details

  5. Cybercrime costs SA almost R2.2bn a year

    Date: 10 Dec 2018
    The most common crimes are phishing scams, which are not new, but criminals always find new ways of tricking consumers. While online shopping might be the easiest way to get your Christmas goodies, it is equally as easy for criminals to scam and con you during the festive seasons, as South Africa’s ranking as one of the world ... See full details

  6. Timol ‘killer’ prosecution gives hope to families of allegedly murdered activists

    Date: 10 Dec 2018
    Former apartheid police officer Joao Rodrigues. Image: Twitter/@SACP1921 The outcome of Rodrigues’ case would influence the direction th... See full details

  7. No relief for dodgy timeshare

    Date: 08 Dec 2018
    Inquiry awash with horror stories ALICE* was told she won a holiday. But when she attended the presentation, to collect her prize, she was instead preyed on by sales people who talked her into signing a contract for timeshare. The salesperson told Alice to sign up, although she allegedly told them she depended on a social g... See full details

  8. ‘Vicious racial attack’ deplored

    Date: 08 Dec 2018
    THE Johannesburg Bar Council has condemned a “vicious racial attack” on one of its members at the High Court in Joburg, claiming the court’s security team is “wholly inadequate”. According to bar council chairperson Kameshni Pillay, a female advocate was attacked at the court on Wednesday by... See full details

  9. Inmate wants right to dress up

    Date: 08 Dec 2018
    LAWYERS representing transgender prisoner Jade September will head to the Constitutional Court should her bid to dress and appear like a woman falls short in the Western Cape High Court. September is serving a 15-year sentence at the Helderstroom Prison since 2013 for the murder of Graham Flax. September, who was a trans... See full details

  10. CRIME ‘Ididn’tcry,orit would get worse’

    Date: 08 Dec 2018
    CRIME &lsquo;Ididn&rsquo;tcry,orit would get worse&rsquo; Woman tells of frightening ordeal when kidnapped by three armed men &ldquo;I TOLD them if they are going to kill me, do it one time.&rdquo; &nbsp; &nbsp; <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.... See full details

  11. Concourt slams MPS for including vets in new drug licence law

    Date: 08 Dec 2018
    PARLIAMENT and the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) have been chastised by the Constitutional Court after failing to seek public comment before signing off on new medical legislation. The Medicines and Related Substances Amendment Act was initially signed in December 2015, with the document laying out which medical p... See full details

  12. Cape Town matric dance marred by drive-by shooting

    Date: 08 Dec 2018
    Two men died in a drive-by shooting outside a function venue in Philippi. Two men have died after a drive-by shooting outside a venue hosting Rocklands Secondary School&rsquo;s matric dance on Friday night, reports <a href="https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2018-12-08-two-killed-in-drive-by-shooting-outside-matric-ball-o... See full details

  13. Springs mosque shooting ‘could have been a hit’

    Date: 08 Dec 2018
    A worshipper who was making his way to his car after Friday prayers was approached by two men, who fired several shots at him and mortally wounded him. A 30-year-old man was shot dead after Friday prayers outside a mosque in Bakerton, Springs on Friday afternoon. <a href="https://ewn.co.za/2018/12/08/cops-continue-probe-into... See full details

  14. Trial of alleged rhino poaching kingpin Hugo Ras delayed again

    Date: 08 Dec 2018
    Alleged multimillion-rand rhino poaching syndicate kingpin Hugo Ras. Picture: Refilwe Modise The trial of alleged multimillion-rand rhino poaching syndicate leader Hu... See full details

  15. ‘We lost it all’ … the heartbreak of 2,000 families after Alexandra fire

    Date: 08 Dec 2018
    DEVASTATION. Alexandra residents among the destruction caused by the fire that tore through the Granville informal settlement on Thursday. Picture: Refilwe Modise Most victims are left with only the clothes on their backs, while one man lost R17,000 he stuffed inside his mattress to visit his family. Most of the res... See full details

  16. Hunter in alleged Groenewald rhino poaching syndicate gets bail… again

    Date: 07 Dec 2018
    The trial of Nardus Rossouw, accused with Polokwane game farmer Dawie Groenewald of being involved in a poaching syndicate, was postponed to 2021. One of the alleged central players in the so-called Groenewald rhino poaching syndicate, professional hunter Nardus Rossouw, has been released on bail for a second time after paying a R10... See full details

  17. SABC suspends alleged sexual harassers

    Date: 07 Dec 2018
    The broadcaster says the report of an inquiry into sexual harassment also identified employees who may have been complicit in the acts. The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) said in a statement on Friday that it had suspended the alleged perpetrators of sexual harassment. The public broadcaster said the suspensio... See full details

  18. Limpopo premier drags feet over VBS Bank looters – Samwu

    Date: 07 Dec 2018
    Instead of implementing a decision of the ANC NEC, &lsquo;Mathabatha is employing delaying tactics in order to protect his political juntas&rsquo;. The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) in Limpopo said their patience with Premier Stan Mathabatha is wearing thin, and accused him of acting at a snail&rsquo;s pace in gettin... See full details

  19. Business buyer who tried to do seller in must pay up

    Date: 07 Dec 2018
    A high court judge ruled that Jaco Fourie personally has to settle the R2.5 million he owes Sonia van der Merwe for Legion Lock & Cable. The businessperson who bought a Benoni woman&rsquo;s business, but then devised a scheme to evade paying for it in full, was refused leave to appeal against a ruling in her favour yesterday.</p... See full details

  20. Tshwane’s ‘ambush’ road safety plan gets some flak

    Date: 07 Dec 2018
    Members of the Tshwane Emergency Service... See full details

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