Cop shot by suspected hijackers in Kempton Park

2015-03-30 15:21

A group of people shot and wounded a police officer and hijacked his official car in Kempton Park, Gauteng police have said.

Pandor appointed acting president

2015-03-30 15:21

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor will be acting president while Jacob Zuma is away on a working trip, the presidency has announced.

Man killed in shoot-out with KZN police

2015-03-30 13:25

A man was killed in a shoot-out with police in Newlands, near Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police have said.

Highway shooters had no fear - witness

2015-03-30 13:44

A witness to the fatal shooting of two police officers on the N3 highway in Johannesburg has described how the suspects brazenly walked up to the police car and began raining down bullets.

Missing man's body found 7 weeks later in mortuary

2015-03-30 13:44

The body of a Boksburg father-of-three who went missing on Valentine's Day has been found in a mortuary in Sebokeng.

21 000 pupils pregnant last financial year - report

2015-03-30 12:16

Around 21 000 schoolgirls, including 717 still in primary school, were pregnant in the 2013/14 financial year, a report says.

Gauteng police: Cop injured in highway shoot-out stable

2015-03-30 10:12

Gauteng police have denied rumours that an officer injured in a shoot-out on the N3 highway, in which two other officers died, has succumbed to his injuries.



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Road closed as 2 die in horror crash

2015-03-30 12:15

Two men have been killed after a car and a delivery vehicle collided near Moreleta Park, Pretoria, paramedics say.

Forensic backlog reduced by 92% - police

2015-03-30 10:42

The SA Police Service has managed to reduce its forensic backlog by 92%, it says.

Drivers flung out of vehicles in fatal Pretoria crash

2015-03-30 10:12

Three people have died in a Pretoria collision, including the drivers of a car and a minibus taxi who were ejected from their vehicles.

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Drivers flung out of vehicles in fatal Pretoria crash

2015-03-30 10:12

Three people have died in a Pretoria collision, including the drivers of a car and a minibus taxi who were ejected from their vehicles.

4 die in fiery head-on crash near Tulbagh

2015-03-30 08:22

Four men have died after two cars collided head-on near Tulbagh and one of the cars caught alight, Western Cape paramedics say.

SANDF denies Zuma chopper 'taxi' claims

2015-03-29 22:08

At no point has President Jacob Zuma's family used an SA Air Force helicopter for transport, the SA National Defence Force says.

Elderly woman dies as bakkie rolls

2015-03-29 21:10

An elderly woman has died and another eight people have been injured after the bakkie they were travelling in rolled on the R501, about 20km from Potchefstroom.

Louka 'dying of cancer' - report

2015-03-29 15:50

Cypriot national George Louka has been transferred to another prison hospital section after an urgent plea by the Cypriot high commission that "he was dying".

More complaints of racism in Gauteng - report

2015-03-29 14:24

According to a flood of racism complaints to the South African Human Rights Commission, could Gauteng be SA's most racist province?

Sunday Times apologises to Kasrils for 'spy tapes' headline

2015-03-29 10:57

The Sunday Times has apologised to Ronnie Kasrils for stating as fact in a headline in September last year that he was the mastermind behind the NPA's manipulation ahead of the ANC conference in Polokwane in 2009.

UCT boards up Rhodes statue

2015-03-30 10:13

The statue of Cecil John Rhodes that stands on the steps of the University of Cape Town has been boarded up following weeks of protest.

Back on the job after being paid R3m for 4-year leave

2015-03-29 20:14

A chief director in government – who was suspended for almost four years on full pay and cost the taxpayer more than R3m without doing any work during that period - is now back on the job.

Speedster has no luck with plane excuse

2015-03-30 05:00

A man has been arrested for driving 204km/h on the N12 westbound between the R59 and Comaro turnoffs, Ekurhuleni metro police say.

Tavern preacher gets the nod

2015-03-29 19:15

An Mpumalanga pastor has gained popularity after hosting church services at a well-known township tavern.

Limpopo official racks up R100k porn bill

2015-03-29 17:04

The deputy speaker in the Limpopo legislature, Lehlogonolo Masoga, has racked up a whopping R125 000 cellphone bill in one month - a huge chunk of which was allegedly watching porn.

Where South Africa’s fallen statues go to rest

2015-03-29 12:59

Beneath two of Pretoria’s most iconic heritage sites – the Voortrekker Monument and the Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History – are sprawling high-security archives.


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