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  1. 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

  2. Police investigate father’s death on lake near George

    Date: 07 Jan 2019
    POLICE have opened an inquest docket into the death of a father whose body was found after the boat that he and his three children had sailed in capsized in a lake in George in the Western Cape on Friday. This is according to National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) spokesperson Craig Lambinon, who said the body was found on... See full details

  3. Savvy criminals target elderly

    Date: 05 Jan 2019
    FRAUDSTERS seem to be targeting elderly people who may not be tech savvy, such as Professor Darlene Lubbe’s 78-year-old father whose life savings were stolen. She believes in his case, someone within a bank had to alert someone from a cellphone company that money was available to be swindled. “How the... See full details

  4. Policeman rescued by community after vehicle gets trapped in floodwater

    Date: 04 Jan 2019
    Photo: Limpopo police The police Sergeant was part of a team who responded to business robberies in progress at two schools in Machaba village, Limpopo. A 51-year-old police ... See full details

  5. Man arrested for allegedly starting Betty’s Bay fire

    Date: 04 Jan 2019
    The devastating Betty's Bay fire. Image: Twitter/@nataliemalgas The 34-year-old man allegedly let off a flare that started the devastating blaze. <div class="single-c... See full details

  6. Man arrested for possession of counterfeit cash in Limpopo

    Date: 04 Jan 2019
    Counterfeit US Dollars. Photo: Limpopo police A vehicle carrying alleged counterfeit money from Madombidzha village to Makhado was flagged by the community, resulting in a man&rsquo;s swif... See full details

  7. Mopani municipal manager in serious condition after assault

    Date: 04 Jan 2019
    Mopani district municipality manager Republic Monakedi is fighting for his life in an undisclosed hospital in Limpopo. Picture: Supplied <h... See full details

  8. Concern as people continue to go missing

    Date: 03 Jan 2019
    Gauteng accounts for the most missing persons in the country with a whopping 19 322 missing persons since 1995. Since the dawn of democracy in South Africa, more than 30 000 people have just inexplicably vanished in the country and Gauteng leads the pack with the most missing persons. According to figures released to The Cit... See full details

  9. ‘Lies will catch up,’ says wife of SA man arrested in Mozambique

    Date: 02 Jan 2019
    Francis has accused &lsquo;influential people&rsquo; of doing everything to get her husband&rsquo;s property on the beach.&nbsp; Andre Mayer Hanekom&rsquo;s wife, Francis, has opened up about her husband&rsquo;s arrest in Mozambique after he was accused of being involved with a jihadist group. In court documents made availab... See full details

  10. Two more attacks on emergency workers

    Date: 02 Jan 2019
    ATTACKS on the City of Joburg&rsquo;s Emergency Management Services (EMS) staff continue unabated, with two incidents &ndash; in Alexandra and Soweto &ndash; reported in the past two days. Yesterday, there was an attack on paramedics at a Lenasia filling station. The hijackers managed to get away with the emergency vehicle. T... See full details

  11. Terms of revised bill on expropriation

    Date: 02 Jan 2019
    THE revised bill on expropriation empowers the minister of public works to accept or reject a compensation offer made by an owner of a property set for expropriation. This is revealed in the revised draft bill the Public Works Department that was published in the Government Gazette on December 21. &ldquo;The amou... See full details

  12. Plato to act against Clifton beach security company

    Date: 02 Jan 2019
    Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority will have to probe this. DAN PLATO Cape Town Mayor CHARGES against the now infamous PPA security firm are piling up, with the police investigating assault cases, the City of Cape Town laying charges with the private security regulator and the ANC laying further complaints with the police. <span id="ar... See full details

  13. Living in fear of son’s killers

    Date: 02 Jan 2019
    Suspect calls from hospital and warns other sibling &lsquo;is next&rsquo; A DURBAN family are living in fear for their lives as they wait for justice to be served on the men alleged to have shot dead their son less than 20m from his home &ndash; and in full view of his mother. <img id="artObje... See full details

  14. OR Tambo Airport security officer allegedly accepts bribe from ‘foreigner’

    Date: 02 Jan 2019
    The official has reportedly been suspended following the incident. A video of an OR Tambo International Airport security official allegedly accepting a bribe from a traveler has been circulating on social media. In the video, the security official can be seen inspecting a passport when she appears to take money from it and let the t... See full details

  15. Another murder in Joburg’s Rhodes Park

    Date: 02 Jan 2019
    Kensington Residents and Ratepayers Association has been engaging City Parks for some time over increasing security concerns at the park. A murder case has been opened by Kensington police after a 41-year-old man was found dead with a bullet wound in his head yesterday in Rhodes Park. The incident has mystified the community... See full details

  16. Church probes reverend’s shocking utterances on women

    Date: 02 Jan 2019
    <img class="img-responsive" src="https://citizen.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/cchurch-1024x684-626x418.jpg" alt="Bishop Ziphozihle Siwa, President of the South African Council of Churches (center) together with Reverend Frank Chikane (left) and Bishop Mpumlwana address student leaders, on their concerns regarding the problem of fees in higher education that the students are currently fighti... See full details

  17. Fire: man jumps from 10th floor

    Date: 01 Jan 2019
    THE man who jumped from the 10th floor of the historic His Majesty&rsquo;s building on Commissioner Street, landing on the sixth floor after a fire broke out, has sustained multiple injuries. In the early hours of yesterday morning, Joburg emergency management services (EMS) and Netcare 911 responded to reports of a building on fire. EMS spo... See full details

  18. DRUNK DRIVERS WARNED

    Date: 01 Jan 2019
    New machine to bypass need for blood alcohol test We hope this new, more sophisticated breathalyser machine will lead to more convictions and fewer incidents of drunk driving Wayne Minnaar JMPD spokesperson POLICE have warned Joburg motorists not to drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs, as new alcohol testing machines have been introduced that w... See full details

  19. Resident hired beach guards

    Date: 31 Dec 2018
    A WELL-KNOWN businessman in the Camps Bay area has admitted to appointing the private security company at the centre of the controversy surrounding the removal of beachgoers picnicking at Clifton&rsquo;s Fourth Beach. The police confirmed they were probing three separate cases of assault lodged against Professional Prote... See full details

  20. Hijack, murder, rape horror

    Date: 31 Dec 2018
    AN INTERNAL police report has revealed details regarding the moments leading up to the murder of former EFF MPL Gladwin &ldquo;Parks&rdquo; Khaiyane. Khaiyane, a businessman and politician, was gunned down along the R59 in Meyerton, Vaal, after his car broke down. His 36-year-old female friend was allegedly raped by the ... See full details

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