LIVE: Cape fire still burning, enters fifth day

17 minutes ago

Firefighting efforts against the Cape fire continue into the fifth day, with the blaze having been largely contained by Wednesday evening after a day of devastation.

Soni wanted Sewran gone

2015-03-05 05:00

Pietermaritzburg businessman Ravijee Soni wanted his former friend Dr Bhavish Sewran out of KwaZulu-Natal, as he suspected Sewran of having an affair with his wife the court hears.

Bail granted in R4m gold case

32 minutes ago

Three men allegedly found in possession of R4 million worth of unwrought gold have been granted bail by the Brakpan Magistrate's Court, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

JMPD chase druggie to death

2015-03-04 23:06

A suspected drug peddler dropped dead in Northgate Mall after being pursued by Johannesburg metro police.

2 000 fight Cape fires

2015-03-04 22:30

More than 2000 people are helping to quell the fire near Cape Town that broke out over the weekend.

Raped for initiation in sex den

2015-03-04 22:30

An initiation school in Mpumalanga has been used as a sex den where 21 girls aged between nine and 17 were repeatedly raped and physically abused.

Rhino gunsmith in court

2015-03-04 21:03

The case of a man arrested for allegedly stealing ammunition and illegally altering firearms for poachers has been postponed.



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Firefighters battle blaze for 4th night - As it happened

2015-03-04 19:45

The Independent Municipal and Allied Trade Union has commended firefighters battling to put out the fire that broke out along the Cape Peninsula.

Tempers flare in Palm Ridge court

2015-03-04 21:03

Tempers flared in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge between a witness and the family of man accused of killing three-year-old Luke Tibbetts.

February roads - one death per hour

2015-03-04 19:58

Over 650 people have died on South Africa's roads in February, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says.

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February roads - one death per hour

2015-03-04 19:58

Over 650 people have died on South Africa's roads in February, the Road Traffic Management Corporation says.

Questions around old Tongaat mall design

2015-03-04 18:48

Workers building the Tongaat mall may have been using the design engineer's old drawings, the commission of inquiry investigating the structure's collapse heard.

R2m worth of Mandrax seized in drug bust

2015-03-04 16:51

Three people have been arrested and R2m worth of Mandrax tablets seized south of Johannesburg.

Cable thieves arrested in Germiston

2015-03-04 15:56

Two suspected cable thieves have been arrested in Germiston, Ekurhuleni metro police says.

Join hunt for missing yacht online

2015-03-04 15:54

The public can help search for a missing South African catamaran crew through an online tool, their families says.

Young yet to testify in arms deal inquiry

2015-03-04 14:13

Arms deal critic and losing bidder Richard Young is yet to testify at the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into the 1999 arms deal.

Court hears of plot against slain doctor

2015-03-04 18:48

A policeman tried to plant drugs in a doctor's surgery at the behest of the man accused of arranging the doctor's murder, the KwaZulu-Natal High Court has heard.

Cop in court over shooting

2015-03-04 18:49

A policeman has appeared in court for allegedly shooting and injuring his girlfriend, also a police officer.

7 women rescued from Bloemfontein brothel

2015-03-04 17:49

Two men have been arrested and seven young women rescued from a brothel in Bloemfontein, the Hawks have reported.

Civil servants warned against lying about qualifications

2015-03-04 16:51

An increasing number of civil servants are lying about their qualifications, the communications department says.

Rain welcomed as firefighters battle blaze

2015-03-04 15:54

The rain in Cape Town is helping firefighters battling the blaze in Muizenberg, the city's disaster risk management centre says.

DJ accused of extorting money from murder accused

2015-03-04 14:13

A DJ who was allegedly shot by murder accused Lindrey Khakhu has been accused of trying to extort money from him.

Tongaat mall always safe - Singh

2015-03-04 14:13

Durban businessperson Jay Singh has told the commission of inquiry investigating the Tongaat Mall collapse that the building site was always safe.


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