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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




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Violence rocks PE

Violent protests rocked Port Elizabeth’s northern areas on Monday.

On Monday areas – including Gelvandale and Bethelsdorp – were ablaze over the closure of 33 schools due to a lack of teachers.

Talks between angry residents, principals, the Eastern Cape … Read the rest



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Six held after teen kidnapped and raped

Six men have been arrested in Qwaqwa after they allegedly kidnapped and raped a 17-year-old girl, Free State police said on Thursday.

Sergeant Mmako Mophiring said the incident took place at Mangaung village in the Maboshoane section on Wednesday evening.… Read the rest


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MK denies plot to murder PRASA chairman

The uMkhonto weSizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) has denied claims of a plot to execute Prasa chairperson Popo Molefe.

Molefe has opened a case of conspiracy to commit murder, claiming someone wants him dead.

The rail agency’s chairperson alleges that … Read the rest


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Latest farm murder victim savagely attacked

The 77-year-old white man who died in a Bethlehem hospital on Sunday following a farm attack was severely beaten by his attackers, Free State police said.

“This incident apparently happened last night [Saturday] on the farm Rondekom,” spokesperson Annelie Wrench … Read the rest


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Policeman caught in farm attack

Two black men, one an employee of the South African Police Service (SAPS), were arrested for a farm attack after a farmer was left for dead on his Kareebosbult farm in Coligny, North West police said on Thursday.

Colonel Sabata … Read the rest



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Teen convicted of raping toddler

A 15-year-old black boy was convicted of the brutal rape of a 3-year-old girl and sentenced to 10 years behind bars in the Pietermaritzburg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

The violent rape of the toddler played out in the Thokoza informal … Read the rest



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Bikers robbed at gunpoint

A warning has been circulating on social media about motorbikers being robbed at the William Nicol off-ramp on the N1 North.

The warning states that bikers are being “robbed at red robots by armed men”.

In the most recent incident, … Read the rest


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Foreign national shot in Free State

A 34-year-old foreign businessman was shot dead at the Tseki shopping complex in QwaQwa in the Free State.

Police spokesperson Thandi Mbambo said the incident occurred on Wednesday evening.

She said at around 17:50 police received a report that a … Read the rest