Russians hack US Joint Chiefs of Staff

Investigators say they believe the same Russian hackers that carried out attacks on the White House and State Department last year and the attempted penetration of the Pentagon last month were responsible for a major cyberattack that shut down the … Read the rest


Harrismith a ‘nuclear wasteland’

According to disgruntled community members in Harrismith, the town looks like a nuclear waste-land.

This after the Maluti-a-Phofung Municipality failed to collect refuse for the past several months, resulting in a pile-up of refuse in the town, its suburbs and … Read the rest

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School principal charged with rape

A 39-year-old black principal from one of the high schools in Thabong who was arrested for allegedly raping an 18-year-old learner from his school, appeared before the Welkom Magistrate’s Court today.

The Free State police say he will apply for … Read the rest

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Zuma calls for gun control

President Jacob Zuma thinks disarming whites may be a long-term solution to the country’s cop killing spree eventhough police officers are killed by blacks.

He was visiting the family of a Johannesburg black traffic officer gunned down last week.

Zuma … Read the rest

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SA swimmer breaks world record

South Africa’s Cameron van der Burgh set a world record for the men’s 50 metres breaststroke in the qualifying heats at the world swimming championships in Kazan, Russia on Tuesday.

The defending champion’s time of 26.62 seconds broke his previous … Read the rest

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Botswana bans sports hunters

The Government of Botswana made it clear on Friday that sports hunters would not be welcome in its country as it lamented the killing of Zimbabwe’s Cecil the lion by American dentist Walter James Palmer.

Government spokesperson Jeff Ramsay said … Read the rest