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Two killed in Atteridgeville shooting

Two men were killed in a shooting incident in Atteridgeville, near Pretoria, on Friday, ER24 said. In a statement, the emergency medical service said its...

Union threatens to withdraw health workers from crime-ridden areas in KZN

The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (Denosa) in KwaZulu-Natal has threatened to withdraw its members from health centres in the province where workers...

Seven men arrested for abalone possession, bribery in Cape Town

Seven men were arrested on Friday in the Delft South area, on the outskirts of Cape Town, for possession of abalone and bribery, Western...

Unnecessary haste to appoint Public Protector comes under fire

The decision by the Parliamentary committee tasked with finding a new Public Protector to nominate a candidate by the end of August has been...

Tshwane land invaders go on rampage after illegal structures demolished

Provision of basic services will be adversely affected in the Cullinan township of Refilwe, east of Tshwane, following an evening of unrest and mayhem...

Fight against poachers is not just about rhino horn

As dawn breaks on the hills and the plains of the Timbavati Game Reserve on Friday morning, Anton Mzimba fastens his leather boots, tightens...

Public Protector interviews end following marathon session in Parliament

The marathon 20-hour interviews of 14 candidates shortlisted to fill the shoes of Public Protector Thuli Madonsela ended in the early hours of Friday. At...

Refilwe residents go on violent rampage

A violent protest broke out as fuming residents of the Refilwe Township in Cullinan, east of Pretoria vented their anger over their relocation by...

Ten KZN police officers appear in court

Ten police officers appeared in two different KwaZulu-Natal courts on Thursday, facing corruption charges, police said. In a statement, spokesman Brigadier Jay Naicker said the...

Three nurses held hostage after being hijacked in Empangeni

Three KwaZulu-Natal nurses were hijacked and held hostage for several hours near Empangeni, health officials said on Thursday. KwaZulu-Natal provincial health spokesman Desmond Motha said...

Court news around South Africa for 12 Aug 2016

Court news around South Africa for 12 August 2016. Western Cape court news. Cape Town: A senior church leader is expected to appear in the Wynberg...

Brutal farm killing single mother stabbed to death

A 45 year old, single mother, Laurika Potgieter, was attacked and stabbed to death on the farm Uitval near Silkaatsnek, T-junction, Hartbeespoort on Wednesday...
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