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  1. Citizen journos injured as cops open fire at Eersterust protest

    Date: 14 Jun 2018
      Protestors are seen during a service de... See full details

  2. Learner tried to kill herself after alleged rape

    Date: 13 Jun 2018
    THE GRANDDAUGHTER of a Gauteng MEC attempted suicide months after she was allegedly raped by the son of an Orlando Pirates legend. The victim’s mother said her daughter had been living with the MEC, who has been vocal about the abuse of women and children, in her home in Sandton, when the alleged rape occurred. She was only ... See full details

  3. ‘Suitor’ gets life for vicious murder of young woman

    Date: 13 Jun 2018
    THE MOTHER of a Meadowlands, Soweto woman who was shot multiple times in the head and body, then dumped on a road by a man posing as a potential suitor, said she could finally start grieving. Thandiwe Radebe was speaking after the sentencing of her daughter’s murderer, Vuyisile Sabelo Kolanisi, to life imprisonment in the high court... See full details

  4. Court judgment puts brakes on huge Soweto housing project

    Date: 13 Jun 2018
    A HARD-hitting judgment has put the brakes on a R400 million Soweto housing project aimed at providing homes to thousands of desperate home-seekers. Allegations of bribery have emerged following the court judgment against the City of Joburg. The high court in Joburg this month delivered a damning judgment against the city, which i... See full details

  5. Sassa shenanigans to haunt Dlamini

    Date: 13 Jun 2018
    THE Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse has asked Public Protector Busi Mkhwebane to probe former minister of social development Bathabile Dlamini for allegedly misleading Parliament on multimillion-rand tenders to train young people and provide awareness to beneficiaries of grants. Yesterday, Outa’s Dominique Msibi filed a formal compla... See full details

  6. Sita to release reports after internal probe

    Date: 13 Jun 2018
    THE State Information Technology Agency (Sita) will release two forensic reports at the end of the month that will lift the lid on the extent of corruption in the entity. This followed its meeting with the standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) in Parliament yesterday where the committee asked about deviations ... See full details

  7. Citizens confront crime and pay price

    Date: 13 Jun 2018
    THE HIGH crime rate in the country has resulted in incidents where citizens have taken measures to defend themselves, only to end with bloody hands themselves. In Soweto, a 41-year-old man was withdrawing money from an ATM one Friday afternoon. Three men tried to rob him. He fought back, strangling one robber ... See full details

  8. Scourge of pupils assaulting teachers ‘needs drastic action’

    Date: 13 Jun 2018
    A screengrab from one of the videos of pupils assaulting teachers circulating on social media The South African Council for Educators calls ... See full details

  9. I fear for my life every day – CIT guard

    Date: 13 Jun 2018
    Guards say they live in constant fear for their lives and want to be given more powerful weapons to shoot and kill thugs when they are attacked. ‘It’s dangerous work. I became a victim of a heist in Dobsonville. They shot one of our guys, then... See full details

  10. Cops nab another 6 cash-in-transit heist suspects – Cele

    Date: 13 Jun 2018
    Police minister Bheki Cele is seen... See full details

  11. WATCH: KZN man accused of raping 10-year-old stepdaughter re-arrested

    Date: 12 Jun 2018
    Reaction Unit South Africa were called to the scene where the stepfather was severely assaulted by irate community members last night. WARNING: graphic images. A Verulam man who allegedly raped his 10- year-old stepdaughter is back in custody after escaping from hospital. The 43-year-old man was rearrested by security firm R... See full details

  12. Malema warns of all-out revolution

    Date: 12 Jun 2018
    The EFF commander-in-chief told Turkish news network TRT World he has not called for the murder of white people – ‘at least for now’. In an in-depth interview with the Turkish-based 24-hour news network, the firebrand politician also warned of South Africa descending into an anarchic revolution if things continue t... See full details

  13. DA Gauteng leader witnesses hell of Pretoria refugee centre

    Date: 12 Jun 2018
    Refugees told of the abuse they suffer at the hands of security personnel and officials, while Moodey swears action against graft and fraud. Asylum seekers’ horror stories of being whipped, screamed at, robbed, and asked for bribes of R200 to R300 b... See full details

  14. Illegal gold, chrome mining milking the economy – expert

    Date: 12 Jun 2018
    While illegal diamond diggers in Kimberley are getting licences, this won’t work for illegal gold and chrome mining where large syndicates are involved. While illegal diamond miners in Kimberley breathed a sigh of relief after thousands of artisanal... See full details

  15. Zuma’s threats are likely to boomerang

    Date: 12 Jun 2018
    As if he doesn’t have enough legal problems, the former president may have put himself in the line of fire to be prosecuted as a knowing accomplice of crime. Jacob Zuma, as former president of South Africa and of the ANC, may have gone a step too far when he acknowledged knowing about corruption on Friday outside the Durban Hi... See full details

  16. Vagrants menace, use drains as escape route

    Date: 12 Jun 2018
    A STROLL in the park turned into a traumatic experience for Joburg residents who were accosted by a vagrant before he escaped in a water culvert <img id="artObject" style="width: 100%;" src="https://cdn-img.pressreader.com/pressdisplay/docserver/getimage.aspx?... See full details

  17. Sharing personal data exposes users to cyber crime

    Date: 12 Jun 2018
    One out of 14 emails sent in South Africa is a scam to defraud you, expert warns THESE days, when almost everyone owns a smartphone and has access to social media, social media users were becoming increasingly easy targets for cyber crimes. CSIR researcher in data science Thulani Mashiane said social media u... See full details

  18. Cele pledges to solve the murder of Meyiwa

    Date: 11 Jun 2018
    Police minister at tournament to commemorate slain footballer We will now get to the truth of what really happened IS THE truth set to come out about the murder of former Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa? It has been four years since Meyiw... See full details

  19. Vigilant motorist helps police arrest suspected robber

    Date: 11 Jun 2018
    The vigilance of a motorist has taken another criminal off the street. According to Captain Molefe Mogodi, spokesperson for Bramley Police Station in Johannesburg, a 33-year-old man was arrested for possession of a dangerous weapon,&nbsp;R... See full details

  20. Police reservist and patrollers arrested in Tshwane

    Date: 11 Jun 2018
    The suspects will remain behind bars until their bail application on Monday. Three community patrollers and a reservist constable were arrested&nbsp;in the Tshwane city centre on Tuesday, Pretoria East Rekord reports. Nthabiseng M... See full details

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