June 16, 1976 was a normal working day. It was cold and cloudless sunny winter weather. At the time I was working as a social-worker supervisor for the West Rand Development Council in Soweto and my office was in Diepkloof, … Read the rest
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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The ANC in Johannesburg will lead a march of Soweto residents to Eskom offices in Diepkloof on Thursday. The march follows last Friday’s power cuts in Soweto which lasted for more than ten hours.
Meanwhile, many of Soweto’s resident feel … Read the rest
Eskom is under attack – by the City of Joburg and the regional ANC over the almost week-long spate of power outages in Soweto.
The council has slammed the power utility for inefficiency and for failing to deliver on its … Read the rest
Residents of Orlando West, Soweto, who included pensioners, burnt tyres and protested against Eskom power cuts on Wednesday.
Johannesburg metro police spokesman Chief Superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the Klipspruit Valley and Khumalo Roads were affected.
”The protesters started at around … Read the rest
A black mother from Soweto was busy looting say witnesses when her baby – who was strapped to her chest – died.
She said she did not notice there was anything wrong with him until neighbours alerted her.
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A passerby found a black newborn baby being dragged by two dogs in Zondi, Soweto, on Sunday, Gauteng police said.
The passerby notified the police who found that the baby’s head had already been eaten by the dogs, Warrant Officer … Read the rest
Motorists who were attacked by riotous residents in Nancefield, Soweto, have told of their harrowing experience at the hands of a black mob that pelted them with bricks.
On Wednesday night, a female motorist got lost after dropping off a … Read the rest
A black man from Soweto allegedly stuffed a cloth in his wife’s mouth so that she would not make any sound as he hacked her to death with an axe last week.
Andrew Letsholo allegedly struck his wife Palesa three … Read the rest
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.
Heavily armed police forces pushing along black children and teenagers, … Read the rest
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 on the 18 October 2013. A suspect who was arrested … Read the rest
The one-year-old’s mother discovered the child had been sexually abused while bathing her on Wednesday afternoon, said Captain Mpande Khoza.
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The 44-year-old man allegedly told two boys to stay behind after school on Wednesday as punishment for damaging school books, Captain Mponde … Read the rest
The car, a blue Toyota Yaris, was reported stolen in Middelburg, Mpumalanga, earlier … Read the rest