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Sat, 20 Apr 2024 14:41:51 +0200
Cele returns to KZN for back-to-back engagements over three days
Three-day visit is part of the implementation of an integrated violence and crime prevention strategy, says police minister

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 11:05:37 +0200
Five Tshwane officials suspended over Rooiwal contract
Five senior City of Tshwane officials have been suspended in connection with the controversial Rooiwal tender.

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 10:57:18 +0200
Free State traffic cop jailed for five years for corruption
Dodgy traffic cop found guilty on two counts of corruption

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 21:18:27 +0200
University of Fort Hare corruption case: AKA bodyguard out on R200k bail
The Alice magistrate’s court, sitting in Dimbaza, on Friday denied bail for Terrence Joubert in the R172m University of Fort Hare (UFH) fraud and corruption case.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 20:19:48 +0200
Person engulfed in flames outside NY court where Trump trial under way, says CNN
A person was covered in flames outside the New York court building where former President Donald Trump's criminal hush money trial is under way, CNN reported on Friday.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 20:16:45 +0200
Captured fugitive in court for allegedly killing girlfriend and her son in 2022
Lerato Sefekeri, who had been on the run since August 2022 after allegedly killing his girlfriend and her six-year-old son, appeared in the Protea magistrate’s court on Friday to face two counts of murder and arson.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 17:58:33 +0200
Eight years for SAPS admin clerk who let culpable homicide docket vanish
A former police administrative clerk was sentenced to an effective eight-year jail term for corruption by the Johannesburg specialised commercial crimes court on Friday

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 17:21:40 +0200
Life imprisonment for man who raped girl, 12, in Alexandra
A man who raped a 12-year-old in 2019 was sentenced by the Alexandra magistrate’s court to life imprisonment on Friday.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 17:21:29 +0200
WATCH | 'She is the one': A love story that started inside a minibus ferrying commuters to work
It is a love story that began when the two met in a minibus ferrying workers to Roodepoort from Bramfischerville in Soweto.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 16:41:13 +0200
Three arrested for murders of Rand Water executive, bodyguard
Police on Friday announced the arrest of three more suspects in connection with the murders of Rand Water executive Teboho Joala and his bodyguard.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 16:06:17 +0200
'He asked me to share the evidence against him': witness in Meyiwa case testifies about arrests
One of the men accused of killing soccer star Senzo Meyiwa in 2014, Mthobisi Prince Mncube, asked to see the evidence against him during his arrest, a state witness told the Pretoria high court on Friday.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 16:01:05 +0200
Three suspects arrested for stock theft in North West remanded
Three suspects who allegedly stole 40 cattle at a farm near Delareyville in North West appeared in the Sannieshof magistrate’s court on Friday to face charges of stock theft.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 14:19:36 +0200
EXPLAINER | How freezing embryos plays a crucial role in IVF
Undermining use of frozen embryos in IVF would introduce many uncertainties, delays and possible additional expenses, according to fertility experts.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 14:12:18 +0200
Nigerian air strike killed 33 villagers during Eid last week, witnesses say
At least 33 people were killed in an airstrike on a village in Nigeria's northwestern Zamfara state last week, four residents and a traditional leader said, after a military operation targeting armed kidnapping gangs and their hideouts.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 13:56:02 +0200
At least 29 injured as ferry from Italian G7 island hits dock in Naples
At least 29 people were injured in Italy on Friday when a ferry carrying people from the island of Capri, currently hosting a Group of Seven foreign ministers meeting, collided with a quay in Naples.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 13:08:01 +0200
Nigeria government halves central bank borrowing
Nigeria has halved federal borrowing from the central bank, according to Finance Minister Wale Edun, as Africa's biggest economy works to curb monetary financing and shift to markets to plug revenue shortfalls.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 13:01:01 +0200
42 victims of Easter bus crash in Limpopo identified
Forty-two of the 45 victims of a horror bus crash just before Easter have been identified, the Limpopo health department said on Friday.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 12:51:04 +0200
Business travel picks up, bolstering outlook for US airlines
US airlines have enjoyed a travel boom for the past three years, but until this past quarter, big-spending corporate travellers had been largely missing.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 10:55:12 +0200
Another week in jail for Luke Fleurs murder accused as case postponed
The six men linked to Kaizer Chiefs player Luke Fleurs' hijacking and murder will spend another week behind bars after their case was suspended in the Roodepoort magistrate's court on Friday.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 10:30:00 +0200
US to spend $1bn on food aid abroad amid global hunger crisis
The US department of agriculture and the US Agency for International Development will distribute $1bn (R19.22bn) in US commodities to countries with high hunger rates, the agencies said on Thursday.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 10:25:39 +0200
Teacher collapses and dies at Vanderbijlpark school
A teacher from Bophelong Secondary School in Vanderbijlpark died on Thursday after collapsing on the school premises.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 10:16:00 +0200
RECORDED | Senzo Meyiwa murder trial continues
The Senzo Meyiwa murder trial continues on Friday at the high court in Pretoria.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 10:15:00 +0200
Widening development gap risks triggering destabilisation: UN official
The world's poorest countries are facing debt distress and fiscal crises as foreign investment wanes and the gap with richer economies widens, risking political destabilisation and unrest, the United Nations Development Programme chief said on Thursd...

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 10:14:52 +0200
Fidelis Moema, co-accused in KPMG R16m bursary fraud case granted R50k bail
The Palm Ridge specialised commercial crimes court granted former KPMG employee Fidelis Moema and his co-accused bail on Friday.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:45:00 +0200
Fossils of colossal snake Vasuki unearthed in India mine
Fossil vertebrae unearthed in a lignite mine are the remains of one of the largest snakes that ever lived, a monster estimated at up to 15m in length — longer than a T. rex — that prowled the swamps of India around 47-million years ago.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:30:00 +0200
Teen charged with terrorism over Sydney bishop stabbing
Thousands of Muslims gathered in mosques across Sydney for regular prayers on Friday despite concerns about retaliatory attacks after police charged a 16-year-old boy with a terrorism offence over the stabbing of a Sydney bishop earlier this week.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 09:22:20 +0200
Eight die on way to work in Limpopo bus, truck crash
Eight people died when a bus and a truck collided early on Thursday on the R555 in the Tubatse-Fetakgomo municipality in Sekhukhune, Limpopo.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 08:52:23 +0200
Iranian senior commander says no damage caused in overnight attack
No damage was caused in the overnight attack, a senior commander of Iran's Army Siavosh Mihandoust said on Friday according to state TV, adding that the noise heard overnight in Isfahan was due to air defence systems targeting a "suspicious object".

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 08:34:28 +0200
Former SANDF general accused of R2.1m fraud granted bail
More accused are expected to be added to the South African National Defence Force matter in which a former general is facing fraud charges involving R2.1m.

Fri, 19 Apr 2024 07:40:30 +0200
Bomber crashes in Russia: Interfax
A Tu-22M3 strategic bomber crashed in Russia's southern Stavropol region on Friday morning, the Interfax news agency cited Russia's defence ministry as saying.