Mnandi

Bus crash injures 25 children

A collision between a bus and a car injured 25 children in Mnandi‚ north of Johannesburg‚ early on Monday. ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said the collision happened on the R114. “ER24 paramedics‚ along with various other...
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Ten burn to death in Cape Town tragedy

TEN people including a Zimbabwean man, his wife and their two children died after thousands of shacks (imikhukhu) caught fire at an informal settlement in South Africa's Cape Town City. Vusumuzi Nsimba (48), originally of...
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Nine people die as fires flare up in dry Cape Town

At least nine people including three children have died in shack fires in Cape Town‚ late on Friday and early on Saturday. The first of three fires broke out in Wesbank. It destroyed three homes...
Fake Gun

Another farmer arrested for shooting a worker he mistook for a monkey

A 47-year-old farm owner was arrested on Thursday for allegedly firing on an employee he mistook for a monkey‚ with a pellet gun. The worker is receiving treatment for his injury. The incident took place...
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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela admitted to hospital

ANC veteran Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was admitted to the Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg on Thursday night. Madikizela-Mandela’s spokesperson Victor Dlamini said that she had been admitted for a routine check-up and was kept for additional observation‚...
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75year old South African man arrested in Australia in huge drug bust

Australian police have charged four men, including an elderly South African man, after finding cocaine and methamphetamines worth A$186 million hidden in mining equipment thanks to high-tech X-ray equipment. ABC quoted Australian Federal Police as...
Reiger Park

Protesters block road in Boksburg

Protesting community members have blocked a road leading into Reiger Park in Boksburg with burning tyres and rubble. Ekurhuleni Metro Police spokesperson Kobeli Mokheseng said the protesters are not violent‚ but have blocked all access...
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DStv SA announces price increase

An announcement has been made by MultiChoice South Africa that the cost of DStv bouquets go up with effect from 1 April 2017. This increases the cost of their packages by between 4-7%, but...
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Johannesburg mayor Mashaba meets Nigerian diplomat over xenophobia

City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has agreed to explore ways to enhance the metro's Migrant Help Desk to assist migrant communities to integrate into society‚ as well as advancing public awareness against xenophobia...
Julius Malema

Malema barred from inciting land grabs

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema was barred from inciting illegal land grabs by the High Court in Pretoria. The court granted an interdict to civil and business rights watchdogs Afriforum and AfriBusiness‚ which had...
Fake Gun

Man arrested for shooting boy claims he ‘mistook him for monkey’

An 87-year-old KwaZulu-Natal man will appear in court on Tuesday after he allegedly shot and killed a 12-year-old boy‚ he claimed he thought was a monkey. Bongumusa Duma of Braemar on the south coast was...
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Woman’s face became swollen and red after she tried her sister’s beauty cream

Cynthia Nkomo (36), from Princess squatter camp in Roodepoort, Gauteng said her sister introduced her to the cream and mixture and said it would make her look good and maintain her body weight. “My sister...

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