Police have warned the public of fake police who have been driving around KwaMashu, Newlands East and Greenwood Park, robbing people.
Police spokesman Thulani Zwane said three men were driving around the area in a white Toyota Avanza fitted with … Read the rest
The police are investigating after bomb scares at two shopping malls in Johannesburg.
Emergency Services and the police’s bomb squad evacuated Cresta in Randburg and Eastgate in Bedfordview.
No devices were found.
Eastgate Mall Spokesperson, Amelia Beattie says, “We receive … Read the rest
Lesotho’s opposition leader has fled the country for the second time in a year, claiming that he was at risk of assassination after being voted out of power.
Thomas Thabane, the former prime minister, travelled to Botswana on Tuesday night … Read the rest
The National Union of Mine Workers (NUM) says the country’s mining sector is still far lagging behind in implementing the required health and safety measures.
The union concedes that, although strides are being made by mining houses to improve safety, … Read the rest
Commenting on the current conflict around Afrikaans-only schools in the Gauteng Province, Dr. Dan Roodt, leader of PRAAG, has called for seeing it in its historical context.
“Issues around culture, language, identity and education go to the heart of the … Read the rest
The government intends to review the Criminal Procedure Act with a view to expunging the criminal records of some in order to give criminals “a second chance”.
Criminal records had a “detrimental effect on successful social integration” the minister of … Read the rest
Founded exactly 60 years ago on Tuesday, the Black Sash celebrated its anniversary with the launch of a biography of one of its earlier members, Sheena Duncan.
Duncan joined the organisation in 1978 and played a significant role in recruiting … Read the rest
Officials at the Central Methodist Church in the Joburg city centre believe that the fire at the building was the work of disgruntled members.
The church’s superintendent minister, Reverend Ndumiso Ncombo, said residents had set a room alight to spite … Read the rest
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released its Global Information Technology Report 2015, which ranked South Africa last in the quality of mathematics and science education.
South Africa also finished close to last – 139 out of 143 countries – … Read the rest
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is helping the DA by calling on the newly-appointed Nelson Mandela Bay mayor Danny Jordaan to resign from his SA Football Association presidency.
The opposition party says serving both as mayor under the ruling ANC … Read the rest
The South Africans going to help the Nigerian army against terror group Boko Haram should be arrested on their return, Defence Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said in Beeld on Thursday.
She labelled them “mercenaries” in comments made to reporters on the … Read the rest
An Mpumalanga initiation school owner is accused of abducting and circumcising youths in Machadodorp.
Black initiation schools are run by witchdoctors, known as “traditional healers”.
This is in contravention of the Mpumalanga Ingoma Act which states that no person may … Read the rest
Operation Fiela by the SA Police Service was meant to eliminate criminal activities and was not a form of harassment or xenophobia, African National Congress secretary Gwede Mantashe said on Sunday.
“Operation Fiela strives to apprehend and disarm those with … Read the rest