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The biological mother and stepfather of three-year-old Poppie van der Merwe, who were convicted of her murder, are to return to court for sentencing proceedings.
Posted: May 24, 2018, 3:22 am
Some participants in the debate on the Presidency's budget rose above the acrimonious partisanship characteristic of the fifth Parliament to call for unity that will benefit the whole country.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 8:31 pm
A lengthy affidavit from investigating officer Kanna Swanepoel, which deals extensively with the State's case against Luthando Siyoni, accused of the murder of Jayde Panayiotou, is being translated into isiXhosa.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 8:00 pm
The Speaker of the North West legislature Susan Dantjie has not yet responded to queries over whether Supra Mahumapelo had submitted his resignation.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 7:29 pm
The suspects are still on the run and police have appealed to the public for further information.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 6:45 pm
It is understood that a traffic light has been set alight, while burning tyres placed across the road and passing vehicles stoned.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 6:31 pm
During his Presidency budget vote debate in Parliament, President Cyril Ramaphosa condemned the illegal occupation of land, but encouraged South Africans to take part in the expropriation of land without compensation debate.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 6:19 pm
Radio personality Gareth Cliff has courted controversy again, this time by declaring that Israel is entitled to protect itself from Palestinians "clearly hellbent on violence".
Posted: May 23, 2018, 6:11 pm
The team investigating the appointment of former Tshwane chief of staff Marietha Aucamp, has been given an extension of time, the City of Tshwane has announced.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:45 pm
Ex-teacher, Vindra Jaickaran says she faked cancer and defrauded Cowan House school of millions of rands to “distract” herself from memories of abuse she had suffered from her father in her youth.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:36 pm
Authorities say they will look at a proposal to tow an iceberg to Cape Town to bolster the city’s critically low water supplies – but first they want to see a detailed proposal of the cost of the iceberg water.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:24 pm
Cape Town will experience heavy rain and cold weather as the cold front passes over the Western Cape on Thursday.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:22 pm
Ramaphosa to donate half his presidential salary to the new Madiba 'Thuma Mina' Fund, Supra Mahumapelo warns his detractors as he finally bows out as premier, and irregular spend by SA municipalities is up by 75% to R28.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:13 pm
The University of Zululand's Dean of the faculty of arts, Professor Gregory Kamwendo, has been killed in a shooting at his home in Empangeni, leaving his colleagues devastated.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:07 pm
Temporarily reinstated City of Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille will spend more time in her office after her court battle meant to be heard on Friday was postponed for almost two weeks.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:01 pm
Gauteng MEC for roads and transport Ismail Vadi has shut down Tsakane taxi rank in Ekurhuleni with immediate effect following a shooting that left four people dead on Wednesday morning.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 4:54 pm
There was a heavy police presence in the Western Cape High Court when a prison gang member and eye-witness described the tragic murder of two-year-old Braydon Graaff in Atlantis.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 4:21 pm
The Durban Magistrate's Court has listened to an audio recording, which the defence alleges contains evidence that the accused Philani Ntuli was tortured.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 4:06 pm
The dogs, believed to be boerboels/boerboel crosses, have been transported to a nearby animal welfare organisation, where a veterinarian is expected to assess them.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 3:50 pm
Siphiwe Ngcobo is facing a charge of contempt of court for disrupting work on a massive water pipeline project in Durban.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 3:37 pm