Tag Archives: Soweto

East German stamp exalting African wars of liberation

‘East Germany and the ANC shared a special bond’ – Deutsche Welle

East Germany and the African National Congress shared a special bond: not only the government, but also the public in the communist state supported the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa….

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Soweto man arrested for murder in Houghton

Police have made a breakthrough in arresting a suspect (40) linked to the murder of Lawrence Moepi who was killed in the parking lot of his auditing firm in Houghton…


Sowetan grandfather held for raping granddaughter

A 77-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping his grandchild in Klipspruit, Soweto, police said on Thursday. The one-year-old’s mother discovered the child had been sexually abused while bathing…


Soweto teacher arrested for raping his 10-year old pupil

A teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a 10-year-old pupil in Mapetla, Soweto, on Thursday, police said. The 44-year-old man allegedly told two boys to stay behind after school…


Soweto woman held over stolen car

A woman was arrested in Zola, Soweto, on Thursday morning after police received a tip-off that a stolen car was parked in her yard, Gauteng police said. The car, a…

A dagga haul in another case

Soweto man arrested for possession of dagga worth R300 000

A man was arrested in Soweto on Wednesday morning for possession of dagga with a street value of R300,000, Gauteng police said. “Police this morning received information of a man…


Police shoots boy, 12, during protest

A 12-year-old boy was shot and wounded during a protest in Jabulani, Soweto, Gauteng police said on Tuesday. Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said the boy was shot on Friday. “It…


145 arrested in Soweto

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…


Soweto man, 35, rapes 10-year old

A Johannesburg man has been arrested for the rape of a 10-year-old girl in Zondi, Soweto, police said on Tuesday. The 10-year-old girl was playing with other children in the…


Soweto woman cuts off her boyfriend’s penis

A woman appeared in the Meadowlands Magistrate’s Court in the north of Soweto, the black township, after cutting off her boyfriend’s penis, Gauteng police said on Monday. The woman caught…