SA passenger train derailed

The Shosholoza passenger train between Johannesburg to Cape Town derailed early Wednesday morning outside Kimberley, injuring more than 100 people.

The incident happened just after midnight at Modderrivier, a small town next to the N12 highway about 32 kilometres from … Read the rest

Black students rally in support of expelled Wits SRC president

Support is pouring in for the University of Witwatersrand’s expelled SRC president.

Mcebo Dlamini’s Facebook post that mentioned Hitler has sparked outrage from the South African Union of Jewish Students.

Students from the Rhodes Must Fall campaign and activist group, … Read the rest

Second SA teenager wanted to join ISIS

State security services stopped a second Cape Town teenager from absconding to join the Islamic State group, South African State Security Minister David Mahlobo confirmed on Tuesday.

“Yes, we know about that one,” Mahlobo told ANA when asked about the … Read the rest

Nagging questions about SA’s ISIS recruit

Following news that a 15-year-old girl was taken off a British Airways flight in Cape Town after a failed attempt to join ISIS, nagging questions remain about how a minor managed to book an international flight alone.

The suspicious circumstances … Read the rest

Child’s mutilated body found

Five days after she went missing, 5-year-old Anovuyo Ndamase’s mutilated body was found wrapped in a plastic bag a stone’s throw from her Khayelitsha house.

Missing Children SA spokeswoman Nicky Rheeder confirmed that black children go unattended most of the … Read the rest