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Six boys suspended for school gang rape

The two seven-year-old school girls allegedly gang raped by six boys at a school in Vosloorus are receiving counselling and the perpetrators have been suspended.

The attack on the girls took place during school hours at Rebonthseng Primary on Monday.… Read the rest


Police watch as foreigner burns

Xenophobia rules Soweto

The Mozambican man cowered, trying to protect his head, as the blows pounded his body on Tuesday.

The suspected thief, known only as Johannes, begged the growing crowd of angry residents of Snake Park, Soweto, to stop assaulting him.

But … Read the rest


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Overturned cement truck raided

“It’s Christmas!”

At least that’s what one resident from the hundreds of Video Center Informal Settlement’s black squatters thought who were allowed to gather cement that spilled as a result of a truck overturning.

The truck, transporting cement, overturned on … Read the rest




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Mandela grandson charged with rape

President Nelson Mandela’s grandson remains in police custody after the rape case against him was postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Monday.

The 24-year-old Mbuso Mandela is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl, and was arrested at the weekend … 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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Mother shot dead in her driveway

A case of murder has been opened following last night’s shooting where a white woman (36) was shot dead in her driveway in Esther Park.

The woman lived alone with her three children and full-time nanny.

According to Sebenza SAPS … Read the rest