The scientist who conducted a DNA analysis of the shawl found near the body of one of Jack The Ripper’s victims allegedly made a basic error, which means the identity of one of history’s most notorious killers is in doubt … Read the rest
After Julius Malema and the EFF’s calls for a boycott of Woolworths, there was some consternation in South Africa’s Jewish community as to whether they should not boycott Woolworths too: for acceding to Malema’s demands!
However, according to the South … Read the rest
Julius Malema, EFF leader is planning a mass action that will shut down businesses in Johannesburg when his supporters return to protest against the ban on overalls in the Gauteng legislature.
According to the Sunday Times, Malema’s planned protest will … Read the rest
Johannesburg City officials are served contaminated food at the Metro Centre as well as at functions catered for by food companies appointed by the City of Joburg.
In the city’s quarterly reports for January to March, it has been revealed … Read the rest
by Dan Roodt
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Twenty years ago, on 28 March 1994, the ANC’s militia massacred a crowd of protesting Zulus in downtown Johannesburg, using automatic weapons against men armed only with … Read the rest
Few outsiders understand the ethnic dynamics of South Africa. Foreign journalists come here and imagine that we are some kind of remake of the USA, transposing American ethnic categories (and Hollywood movies) onto us. Of course, … Read the rest
In an intelligence driven operation, members from the national Crime Intelligence office, the Organized Crime Unit in Johannesburg and a local dog unit arrested two men and recovered a rocket head last night.
Intelligence operatives responded to information that a … Read the rest
by Dan Roodt dan[at]praag.org
Ever since Britain started getting seriously interested in South Africa after the discovery of diamonds at Kimberley in 1866, there have been at least two conflicting views of the country. Throughout the twentieth century too, South … Read the rest
The South African Police Service National Investigation Unit under the direction of Lieutenant General Vinesh Moonoo foiled an organised business robbery at a warehouse in City Deep, Johannesburg on Monday morning.
The detectives received information that a company called Mpisi … Read the rest
One of four men implicated in a hijacking filmed on CCTV in the Johannesburg CBD was expected to apply for bail in the city’s magistrate’s court on Monday.
Police arrested Siphelele Mdlalose, … Read the rest
Four men have been arrested in connection with the hijacking of a family’s car in central Johannesburg, which made headlines when CCTV footage of the crime was posted online, Gauteng police said … Read the rest
Spokesman Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the protest would start from Mary Fitzgerald Square at … Read the rest
Police approached a minibus taxi at a Pretoria taxi rank following a commotion, Lt-Col Lungelo Dlamini said. … Read the rest
Police arrested 145 people in Soweto over the weekend, police said on Sunday.
Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said most of those arrested were charged with drunken driving.
The other charges included rape, murder, … Read the rest