The South African Police Service, where officers are usually drawn from the ANC’s former terrorist militia, Umkhonto we Sizwe, is becoming part of South Africa’s runaway crime problem. In a report released today by the liberal political society, the Institute … Read the rest
A black mother from Soweto was busy looting say witnesses when her baby – who was strapped to her chest – died.
She said she did not notice there was anything wrong with him until neighbours alerted her.
The black … Read the rest
An elderly white couple was badly injured after being tortured in the latest farm attack at De Wildt near Brits, North West police said on Wednesday.
Three armed black men wearing blue overall pants attacked Hannes (80) and his wife … Read the rest
Two suspects are still at large after the murder of a Midrand woman.
Black domestic worker Deliwe Zwakala appeared in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on charges of murder, robbery with aggravating circumstances and conspiracy to commit robbery.
The … Read the rest
A Pinelands resident who went missing while on a trip to Israel to do missionary work has apparently been found dead in a cemetery in Dar es Salaam.
Authorities in Tanzania are expected to carry out a post-mortem on his … Read the rest
Blasphemy and vulgarity must stop was the message from religious leaders at Athlone Stadium, where thousands of Muslims gathered to celebrate the life of Prophet Muhammad.
Dressed in white, young and old, male and female bowed their heads on Sunday … Read the rest
AfriLeaks, an anonymous whistleblowing platform for Africa, has been launched today, the Guardian reports.
The platform is designed to securely connect whistleblowers with media organizations across Africa and to teach journalists how to effectively verify and investigate the quality of … Read the rest
South African troops are heading for a fight with battle-hardened rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
The government yesterday announced that a confrontation with Forces for Democratic Liberation of Rwanda in the Democratic Republic of Congo was “inevitable”.
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President Jacob Zuma used the ANC’s January 8 birthday rally to absolve his government from responsibility of the energy crises gripping the country, according to reports from the ANC shindig in Cape Town.
Zuma told over 50 000 of ANC … Read the rest
The president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, said last night that whites should never have come to South Africa and that all of the country’s problems were their doing.
“You must remember that a man called Jan van Riebeek arrived … Read the rest
A Zimbabwean who says he bribed police officers at the Beit bridge border post to let him into the country, says corruption is hampering the South African government’s efforts to prevent foreigners from entering the country illegally.
The Minister of … Read the rest
The South African Sunday Times has done a “snap survey” and found that “a quarter of a century after beach apartheid was scrapped, South Africa’s bathing spots are still mainly segregated”. The newspaper says that “most lovers still flock to … Read the rest
A kite surfing instructor visiting the country from the Netherlands was found floating face down in the mouth of the Langebaan Lagoon on Tuesday.
The 39-year-old man from Rijssen in the Netherlands was visiting the country for the second time … Read the rest
Four gun-toting black children held up 17 Swedish tourists in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.
The robbery occurred on Monday when the tourists were visiting the Iliso Care Society, which runs programmes including a project to address unemployment, a day-care centre and … Read the rest