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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.

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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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Baltimore gets even bloodier

A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore’s 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this month, the city’s deadliest in 15 years.

The most recent killings claimed the lives of Jennifer Jeffrey … Read the rest





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ANC, DA want to scrub SA’s crime stats

The government intends to review the Criminal Procedure Act with a view to expunging the criminal records of some in order to give criminals “a second chance”.

Criminal records had a “detrimental effect on successful social integration” the minister of … Read the rest


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White nun’s murderers sentenced

The Pietermaritzburg High Court is scheduled on Friday to sentence two black men convicted of raping and killing an 86-year-old nun infor iXopo in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.

Austrian nun, Getrud Tiefenbacher’s body was found in her room, with her hands … Read the rest