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  1. Young man escapes harrowing hijacking in KZN

    Date: 10 Jan 2019
    The man, who did not want to named as he fears for his safety, says he was hijacked when he went to buy bread and milk at a shop in Merebank. A 20-year-old man was hijacked at gunpoint in Merebank, KwaZulu-Natal last week, reports Risi... See full details

  2. Limpopo school in shock after teacher’s killing

    Date: 10 Jan 2019
    lvone Mushwana was allegedly shot by her boyfriend, Khashane Willy Malatji, a local businessperson, who then allegedly committed suicide. Nyatshiri Primary School pupils at Ntsako village outside Tzaneen yesterday started the school year to the news that one of their teachers had been gunned down the previous morning, allegedly by a... See full details

  3. Rodrigues has to face the law – Ahmed Timol’s nephew

    Date: 10 Jan 2019
    Former apartheid police officer Joao Rodrigues. Image: Twitter/@SACP1921 Imtiaz Ahmed Cajee is opposing former apartheid era security police employee Rodrigues’... See full details

  4. Hawks’ massive cocaine bust ‘disrupts global trafficking network’

    Date: 10 Jan 2019
    Law enforcement has also dismantled several networks importing heroin into the country, Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Mulaudzi says. The interception of 706kg of uncut cocaine was a significant breakthrough in disrupting the global illicit drug trafficking network and would be a major financial loss for the drug enterprise, Hawks spo... See full details

  5. Former death row rapist’s death poses a puzzle

    Date: 10 Jan 2019
    Friends dispute that Leon Faasen had died of natural causes in December, saying he was a fit and healthy man. A death row rapist has died at the Tambo Memorial Hospital under what his friends believe were questionable circumstances. This was after he was admitted by prison authorities for a medical procedure. Leon Fa... See full details

  6. ‘Dros rapist’ had the addictive drug Cat on him when arrested

    Date: 10 Jan 2019
    An amount of white powder found on Nicholas Ninow when he was arrested turned out to be a banned drug, the NPA says. Nicholas Ninow, the man accused of raping a seven-year-old girl in a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, had a “white powder substance” on him at the time of his arrest, which the NPA originally said was tik.... See full details

  7. Pitch Black Afro arrested for wife’s murder

    Date: 10 Jan 2019
    Pitch Black Afro. Picture: Provided.&nbsp; The rapper&rsquo;s spouse passed away on December 31. He has now been arrested for allegedly murdering her. <p... See full details

  8. Prasa called to act after 4 die in crash

    Date: 09 Jan 2019
    URGENT intervention within the Passenger Rail Agency of SA (Prasa) is needed after two trains collided at Mountain View station north of Pretoria yesterday, leaving three passengers dead and about 620 injured. Netcare 911 emergency services confirmed the four deceased. Gauteng Roads and Transport MEC Ismail Vadi ... See full details

  9. Body found buried in concrete slab in KZN

    Date: 09 Jan 2019
    Umhlali K9 Search and Rescue's Sergeant Clinton Odaya with his fluffy partner K9 Dante. A top cadaver dog immediately poi... See full details

  10. Foot-and-mouth disease outbreak puts SA livestock at risk

    Date: 09 Jan 2019
    A herd of Nguni Cattle are seen at a Kraal near the Molatedi Village, 19 September 2018, North West. Picture: Jacques Nelles</p... See full details

  11. Backlash against racism brings Bronkhorstspruit to a halt

    Date: 09 Jan 2019
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/Bronkhorstspruit-march-627x418.jpg" alt="Community members along with ANCYL members are seen during a shutdown attempt of Bronkhorstspruit after the circulating of a video of a black security guard allegedly assaulted and stripped of his uniform by a supervisor of the company, GEW Secure Security, 8 January 2018, ... See full details

  12. Rail Safety Regulator to release preliminary report on train crash

    Date: 09 Jan 2019
    Two locomotives collided at the Mountain View Station in Pretoria, 8 January 2019. Picture: Jacques Nelles The crash came after a hig... See full details

  13. Two shot dead after armed men storm Pretoria tavern

    Date: 08 Jan 2019
    About 10 gunmen stormed the bar, demanding money and phones, before opening fire on the unsuspecting patrons. Two people were shot and killed and several others wounded after 10 men stormed a tavern in Soshanguve, robbing and shooting at patrons before fleeing, reports <a href="https://rekordnorth.co.za/142597/two-shot-dead-armed-me... See full details

  14. ‘Bogus’ KZN doctor selling sick notes exposed

    Date: 08 Jan 2019
    Despite an in-depth investigation, Dr Maduma still maintains his innocence. Advertised on a dingy piece of board inside the stifling shipping container from which Dr MJ Maduma runs his &lsquo;practice&rsquo;, is the cost of a sick note, R80. Dr Maduma denies that he sells sick notes and insists that he ensures that every pat... See full details

  15. Mopani municipal offices robbed of tender documents

    Date: 08 Jan 2019
    We are concerned about these incidents because we now believe we are being targeted by thugs, said the Mopani District Municipality spokesperson. Soon after thugs beat up the municipality&rsquo;s manager Republic Monakedi, his municipal offices in Mopani district in Giyani were broken into and tender documents were stolen. S... See full details

  16. Doubts over SA man’s Mozambique jihadist links

    Date: 08 Jan 2019
    Andre Mayer Hanekom, left. Image: Facebook &lsquo;What they found on him you will find on any farm in the area. There is no indication of any intentional involvement in any of the Al-Shabaab groups... See full details

  17. MK, Apla don’t deserve special treatment – expert

    Date: 08 Jan 2019
    The storming of offices to effect decisions favouring individuals or groups was &lsquo;criminal and not political&rsquo;, said Jakkie Cilliers. The storming of municipal offices by former combatants seeking jobs and tenders was an untenable situation which government had to stop, head of African Futures and Innovation at Institute f... See full details

  18. DA finds thousands of confidential government documents dumped in Free State field

    Date: 07 Jan 2019
    The DA's Patricia Kopane and Geordin Hill-Lewis at the site of the dumping in Thaba Nchu. Pictures: Supplied The party i... See full details

  19. Three suspects arrested for attacking police in KZN

    Date: 07 Jan 2019
    One of the suspects was caught after he was found in possession of a police rifle which was allegedly stolen during the attack. Police in KwaZulu-Natal said they have arrested three suspects aged 26, 37, and 41 who allegedly were part of a group of 200 community members who allegedly attacked police in Shallcross, Durban, on Saturda... See full details

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