6 people killed, burnt alive in Khutsong but no arrests

No arrests have been made following the killing of six people in Khutsong near Carletonville, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

“No arrest has been made. Investigations are continuing,” said Captain Jabulani Kundethe.

He said no violence was reported since Monday.… Read the rest

Three Xhosas arrested for stock theft

cows_ECapeThree people were arrested when they were found in possession of livestock in Ngangelizwe, Mthatha, on Thursday, Eastern Cape police said.

The three men, aged between 25 and 30, were arrested in different places and one of them was found … Read the rest

Nursing sisters send baby to sangoma

Two nursing sisters at a rural health clinic in KwaZulu-Natal allegedly referred a sick 5-month-old baby to a sangoma, a health official said on Friday.

The two nurses at the clinic near Dundee were being investigated, said Dundee provincial hospital … Read the rest

When the Mandela machine stops, what monstrous reality will return?

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by Dan Roodt

Last night I woke up, checked my Twitter and, sure enough, there was a Beeld journalist tweeting at one or two in the morning that nothing was happening outside Mandela’s hospital in Pretoria, except the noise of … Read the rest