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‘I thought I was dying’ — Soweto pupil relives stabbing incident

When Sivuyile de Waal was stabbed by his peer inside his school’s premises, his dream of being a lawyer flashed before his eyes.  The 15-year-old...

Luke Fleurs murder case postponed for legal representation

The case of six men arrested in connection with the hijacking and murder of Kaizer Chiefs defender Luke Fleurs has been postponed to next...

Designer Jessica-Ann Shepherd wins Mr Price talent competition

The much anticipated SA Fashion Week Summer Spring 2024 kicked off on Thursday night at the Mall of Africa with a hotly contested talent...

Court sets aside Mdwaba’s R5bn Thuja Capital UIF contract

The Pretoria High Court has set aside businessman Mthunzi Mdwaba’s controversial R5-billion contract with the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF), declaring it unlawful. Acting Judge Japie...

Admin clerk gets eight years for selling police dockets

A former police administration clerk who was convicted of corruption after trading in police dockets has been sentenced to eight years in prison. The Johannesburg...

Ex-KPMG bursary officer Fidelis Moema granted R50 000 bail

Former KPMG bursary officer Fidelis Moema, his co-accused Trevor Machimane, and Lebohang Sigubudu have each been granted R50 000 bail. The Johannesburg Commercial Crime Court...

Joburg cuts water and power supply of large users to reclaim...

The City of Johannesburg is going on a drive to cut the water supply and electricity connections of large users who collectively owe the...

‘IEC’s English election pledge disrespectful’ — ABC’s Mavundla

The controversial leader of the Abantu Batho Congress (ABC), Philani Mavundla, does not harbour any regrets for refusing to sign the election pledge written...

Six suspects in Luke Fleurs murder to apply for bail today

The case of the six suspects arrested in connection with the hijacking and murder of Kaizer Chiefs defender Luke Fleurs returns to the Roodepoort...

‘Moema used ex-girlfriends, friends to launder KPMG’s R16,5m’

The state has accused former KPMG bursary officer Fidelis Moema, the baby-daddy of content creator and luxury property consultant Sthe Bhengu, of using his...

Meyiwa trial: Defence pokes holes in cellphone expert’s testimony

Contradictions have emerged regarding the purported communication between the five accused individuals in the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial. This as the defence poked holes and...

Gcaleka ordered to pay legal costs in Mkhwebane’s gratuity battle

Former Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has won the first round in her gratuity tug-of-war with her successor Kholeka Gcaleka. Ruling on the matter at the...

Crime shoots up as fearful cops abandon KZN police station

Instead of assisting community members to fight crime, a KwaZulu-Natal police station has been left abandoned and vandalised. Case dockets and key DNA evidence are...

Court dismisses Sama’s application to help doctor who was fired

An Eastern Cape doctor who was fired for misconduct is in limbo as he is unable to work in another province due to his...

Fidelis Moema applies for bail in R16.5m bursary fraud case

Fidelis Moema, the baby-daddy of content creator and luxury property consultant Sthe Bhengu, appeared in the Johannesburg Commercial Crime Court sitting in Palm Ridge...

Patients can save money by asking doctors right questions

Patients' failure to ask the right questions when their medical doctors recommend surgery results in numerous patients forking out more money than they needed...

Pupils who drowned at camp were abused, family tells MEC

The family of one of the two pupils from Daveyton Skills School in Benoni, who drowned during a discipline camp in Centurion, north of...

Joburg pharmacy in tug-of-war with SAPS over seized cannabis

A pharmacy in Glenanda, South of Johannesburg, has drawn the ire of regulators for selling medical cannabis products, allegedly without the required legal approvals. THC...

Cabinet approves White Paper on citizenship, immigration, refugees

The final white paper on citizenship, immigration, and refugee protection has been approved by cabinet and gazetted by the government of South Africa.    Home Affairs...

Free State firm sent packing amid lucrative fuel business lawsuit

In what is seen like a battle over the piece of the pie between two Free State commercial businesses, one company was sent packing...

Case of suspect who set girlfriend and her friend on fire...

The Roodepoort magistrate court postponed a case against Mark Harvey, who allegedly set his girlfriend and her friend on fire early this year, resulting...

‘I was the target’ — claims cop accused of killing Eldos...

Caylene Whiteboy, one of three ex-police officers accused of murdering 16-year-old  Nathaniel Julies in August 2020, has told the court that she believes she...

Department concludes hearing into teachers’ role in pupil’s suicide

The Gauteng department of education has concluded its disciplinary hearing with four teachers, who, according to an independent investigation, caused 12-year-old pupil Sibusiso Mbatha...

Meyiwa trial: Cellphones evidence shows collusion among accused

Cellphone data recovered from two of the accused in the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial has revealed communication between all five men implicated in the...

Patients sent to other facilities as Leratong’s theatre is revamped

Leratong Hospital, a government hospital in Gauteng’s Mogale City, has shut down its theatre facilities until the end of April. This is because the health...

Musician Langa Mavuso relieved after his mom was found alive

South African music sensation Langa Mavuso is relieved after finding his mother alive. This comes after she was reportedly hijacked in Mondeor, south of Johannesburg,...

Gauteng education pins bad learner behaviour on societal ills

“Our schools are a microcosm of society and what generally occurs in our society finds expression in our schools,” said Gauteng department of education...

Inflation is still within target range after prices softened in March

South Africa’s inflation showed signs of moderation in March, with the annual rate cooling to 5.3% from a recent four-month high of 5.6% in...

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