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A 34-year-old man, who was allegedly five times over the legal alcohol limit, has been arrested while dropping off his niece at school.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 8:19 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa, replying to the budget vote debate for the Presidency, made it a point to note that every life in the country had equal value and every murder, every violent crime must be equally and unequivocally condemned.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:54 pm
National police commissioner Khehla Sitole has told the select committee on justice and security that the National Treasury had recently asked the police to work on a R6bn budget cut, reports News24.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:30 pm
EFF leader Julius Malema has claimed that the party leadership has "hardcore evidence" that there is a plan to assassinate the deputy president of the party, Floyd Shivambu.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:28 pm
If controversial businessman Adriano Mazzotti is on the wrong side of the taxman and is engaged in illicit cigarette smuggling, as alleged, he must be arrested, EFF leader Julius Malema has said.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:22 pm
EFF leader Julius Malema has dared the SACP and other civil society organisations, which are threatening to protest against the Public Protector, to meet the party on the streets.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:10 pm
State Security Minister Ayanda Dlodlo's first priority is to work tirelessly to rebuild the image of the State Security Agency (SSA). However, controversial spy and former ambassador Thulani Dlomo, remains a member of the agency.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:50 pm
Seven days after the announcement that the SA National Defence Force would be deployed to Cape Town's gang-ravaged areas, soldiers on Thursday received a hero's welcome when the army carriers slowly made its way through Manenberg and Hanover Park.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:45 pm
Private funding for the National Prosecuting Authority is not cast in stone, more thought on it is needed to ensure the NPA's independence, Minister of Justice and Correctional Services Ronald Lamola said.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:39 pm
Former state specialist forensic pathologist Dr James Blair Mwesigwa was found guilty of stealing organs from a dead body on Thursday and will be sentenced in the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 5:50 pm
Former president Jacob Zuma is expected back at the state capture commission of inquiry following an impasse between his legal team and that of the commission.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 5:43 pm
Snow is expected over parts of the Eastern Cape while the Western Cape will be inundated with rain on Friday.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 5:10 pm
An 18-year-old pupil was shot dead during a conflict that allegedly erupted between mine security guards and local residents.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:59 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged young patients at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital to never lose hope, assuring them that opportunities are out there for people living with disabilities.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:55 pm
The Gauteng High Court sitting in Johannesburg has handed a man found guilty of murdering a security guard and robbing him of his service pistol in Krugersdorp in 2017 a life sentence for the crimes.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:33 pm
The Mount Nelson Hotel in Cape Town has dismissed claims its on-site jewellery store has made it a target for robberies, according to a report.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:30 pm
The plans discussed during a meeting at the Maharani Hotel to allegedly usurp President Cyril Ramaphosa are now being implemented, SACP leader Solly Mapaila claims.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:27 pm
Former Orlando Pirates and Kaizer Chiefs striker Marc Batchelor will be buried in Midrand next Friday.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:22 pm
While it was his passion and drive on the rugby field that turned former Springbok James Small into a legend, it was his off-the-field antics that immortalised him in the hearts of those who knew him well, mourners at his funeral has heard.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:02 pm
President Cyril Ramaphosa took on the challenge DA leader Mmusi Maimane's posed to him by stating that he is "willing and able" to appear before the Zondo Commission into state capture.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 3:49 pm