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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. City of Joburg ordered to pay 27 homeless people for destroying their belongings

    Date: 03 Apr 2019
    The City will pay R40,500 to 27 homeless people. Five justices of the Supreme Court of Appeal on Wednesday found that the City of Johannesburg Metro Police acted disrespectfully and unlawfully towards a group of homeless people when they destroyed their belongings in 2017 following complaints from businesses and the public. <p... See full details

  14. Life imprisonment for Baby Daniel’s stepfather, mother gets 20 years for neglect

    Date: 03 Apr 2019
    File picture The stepfather is alleged to have killed the boy while his mother was away. A man was sentenced to life imprisonment for abusing and murdering his former... See full details

  15. Seven minors accused of Thoriso Themane’s murder get R2k bail each

    Date: 03 Apr 2019
    Thoriso Themane was killed by a group of learners over the past weekend and his body dumped in Flora Park. Photo: Twitter ... See full details

  16. Corrupt police officers locked up for trafficking, extortion

    Date: 03 Apr 2019
    National Police Commissioner General Khehla John Sitole. Picture: Jacques Nelles Ten Bangladeshi nationals were kidnapped and a dru... See full details

  17. Mantashe fired employee for allowing state capture investigator onto his farm

    Date: 03 Apr 2019
    Minister of Mineral Resources and ANC chairperson Gwede Mantashe, 27 November 2018. Picture: Refilwe Modise The investigator ... See full details

  18. KZN woman sentenced to life for raping 10-year-old cousin

    Date: 03 Apr 2019
    An investigation revealed that the woman had allegedly done it twice before. A 30-year-old woman was on Tuesday sentenced to life imprisonment by the&nbsp;Eshowe Regional Court for raping her 10-year-old cousin. The culprit was invited to a birthday celebration of the victim&rsquo;s younger brother in Eshowe&nbsp;last year ... See full details

  19. SACP slams release of Barnard after 20 years

    Date: 03 Apr 2019
    THE SACP has slammed the release of former apartheid-era death squad member Ferdi Barnard. <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://i.prcdn.co/img?regionguid=e363a361-1d3a-4d2d-8da9-1ee609fca768&scale=224&file=63222019040... See full details

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