Two Mozambican criminals who terrorised homes in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg, in 2009 have been convicted on four counts of robbery with aggravating circumstances, according to a report on Tuesday.
Eric Nkuna and Fortunato Simbine targeted townhouse complexes in the … Read the rest
South Africa will be looking for new minerals to mine as a way to boost investment, Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu said on Tuesday.
“There is significant potential for the discovery of other world-class deposits in areas that are yet … Read the rest
Republican Newt Gingrich vowed on Sunday to press ahead with his struggling presidential bid after a big loss in Nevada, saying he will focus on drawing a contrast with “timid” rival Mitt Romney.
Romney, the Republican front-runner, easily thumped Gingrich … Read the rest
Asian shares rose on Monday as surprisingly robust U.S. jobs data bolstered investors’ risk appetite, but the euro sagged on worries over a lack of progress in Greek debt restructuring talks which are vital to containing the euro zone crisis.… Read the rest
A fishing boat seized by the Asset Forfeiture Unit after it was allegedly used by a Chinese syndicate to smuggle 1.7 tons of cocaine into Knysna harbour was sold on auction for R450,000 at the weekend.
The Cape Times newspaper … Read the rest
Two men died and two were critically injured when they were attacked by Diepsloot community members, north of Johannesburg, in the early hours of Monday morning, Johannesburg emergency management services said. Diepsloot is a black township north of Johannesburg in … Read the rest
REUTERS – Facebook unveiled plans for the biggest ever Internet IPO that could raise as much as $10 billion, but made it clear CEO Mark Zuckerberg will exercise almost complete control over the company, leaving investors with little say.
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German’s web safety authority has warned web users not to use the Internet Explorer browser until a newly discovered and serious security defect has been fixed.
The Federal Information Technology Safety Office BSI said computers could be infected with a … Read the rest
Three men convicted of the fatal shooting of five-year-old Danielle Esterhuizen were given life sentences in the Johannesburg High Court on Wednesday, South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) news said.
Last month David Mpho Ngomane (32), Tsakane Jwaki Sithole (26) and
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One of the world’s most eminent scientists was embroiled in an extraordinary row last night after he claimed that black people were less intelligent than white people and the idea that “equal powers of reason” were shared across racial groups … Read the rest