Police officer shot dead in Eastern Cape

2014-07-28 22:07

A 31-year-old off-duty constable has been shot dead by a man in Motherwell, Eastern Cape police say.

Two held for attempted murder

2014-07-28 22:07

Two men have been arrested for attempted murder after allegedly shooting at two people in Meadowlands, Soweto police say.

Two held after police find body in their car

2014-07-28 20:36

Police have arrested two men after the body of a young woman was found in the vehicle in which they were travelling, Johannesburg metro police say.

Body of Deneysville boy found

2014-07-28 22:07

The body of a seven-year-old Deneysville boy who went missing with a friend over the weekend has been found, Free State police say.

Free State farm attack victim dies in hospital

2014-07-28 22:07

Free State farmer Andre van Greunen, who was attacked and shot on his farm near Reitz earlier this month, has died in hospital, Free State police say.

Hlongwa allegations taken to integrity committee

2014-07-28 22:08

Allegations of corruption involving ANC Gauteng Chief Whip Brian Hlongwa have been referred to the party's integrity committee, the ruling party in the province says.



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DRC plotters argue in PTA court

2014-07-28 20:36

Members of a rebel DRC group, accused of plotting to overthrow President Joseph Kabila while in SA, are challenging the validity of local foreign military assistance legislation.

Killer blames sexual advances

2014-07-28 20:36

A self-confessed drug has addict admitted in the North Gauteng High Court that he'd beaten a friend to death with a knobkerrie after losing his temper because of the man's sexual advances.

Mpuma dad in court for son's rape

2014-07-28 22:07

A man accused of raping his four-year-old son has appeared in the Tonga Magistrate's Court, Mpumalanga police say.

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Mpuma dad in court for son's rape

2014-07-28 22:07

A man accused of raping his four-year-old son has appeared in the Tonga Magistrate's Court, Mpumalanga police say.

Free State student assault case starts

2014-07-28 20:36

Two students accused of assaulting a fellow student on the University of the Free State's Bloemfontein campus have pleaded not guilty in the local regional court to all charges against them.

Soweto power tower collapses

2014-07-28 18:55

An electricity tower has collapsed in Soweto, leading Eskom to implement rotational power cuts in some areas, the power producer says.

Tshwane ANC condemns storming of office

2014-07-28 18:55

The ANC in Tshwane condemned the storming of its office in Pretoria by a group it says claims to represent unhappy members.

Lonmin guard: Marikana attack was quick

2014-07-28 17:52

Lonmin security guards did not assist protesting Marikana miners attacked by NUM members on 11 August 2012, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Silverton power failure after cable theft

2014-07-28 16:31

Power failures in Silverton and Silvertondale are due to vandalism and theft of feeder cables, the City of Tshwane says.

Man held for cop's attempted murder

2014-07-28 15:17

A man has been arrested in Mitchells Plain in connection with the wounding of a Cape Town traffic officer, the city says.

Pro-Palestine protest outside Parliament

2014-07-28 14:24

A number of protesters are standing outside Parliament's main gates behind a row of shoes, which are meant to represent the number of people, many of them children, killed during the conflict in Gaza.

Cops in court for soliciting a bribe

2014-07-28 20:36

Two police constables have appeared in the Nelspruit Magistrate's Court for allegedly soliciting a bribe, Mpumalanga police say.

Protests close Durban university

2014-07-28 18:55

The Mangosuthu University of Technology in Durban has suspended lectures following student protests.

Top cop held for recruitment fraud

2014-07-28 18:55

A Benoni police cluster commander is out on bail after appearing in the Moroka Magistrate's Court in Soweto for alleged fraud, Gauteng police say.

Two Rhodes students drown

2014-07-28 17:52

Two students from Rhodes University have drowned after a boat in which they were canoeing capsized at Settlers Dam just outside Grahamstown, Eastern Cape police say.

Soweto teen held for assaulting elderly man

2014-07-28 17:52

A teenager from Meadowlands, Soweto, has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a 78-year-old man, police say.

ANC saddened by journalist's death

2014-07-28 16:31

Sowetan photojournalist Elijar Mushiana will be remembered for his dedication and commitment to his work, the ANC in Limpopo has said.

Protests close Durban campus

2014-07-28 14:24

Lectures at the Mangosuthu University of Technology in Durban have been suspended and security has been beefed up as a result of student protests.

2 in court over travel scam which turned deadly

2014-07-28 14:24

Two women have appeared briefly in court on charges related to a travel scam, while the husband of one of the women, who killed a policeman who was trying to arrest him, remains in hospital.

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