UCT pivot debuts for Griquas

2014-08-20 09:49

University of Cape Town flyhalf Dean Grant will make his debut for Griquas when they tackle the Pumas in a Currie Cup in Nelspruit.

Suspected dog smugglers released on bail

2014-08-19 19:52

Two Angolan men suspected of smuggling dogs have been released on bail of R5 000 each by the Springbok Magistrate's Court.

Media now free to name Griekwastad killer

2014-08-15 17:19

Three newspapers have identified the teenager convicted of a triple murder in Griekwastad in the Northern Cape on the day of his 18th birthday.

Why Francke is free to play...

2014-08-14 12:24

Griquas outside centre Jonathan Francke has been found not guilty at a SARU disciplinary hearing of executing a dangerous tackle.

Man gets double life sentence for rape, murder

2014-08-13 20:27

A convicted murderer and rapist was handed two life sentences in the Noupoort Magistrate's Court, Northern Cape police have said.

Nobody influenced Griekwastad teen - judge

2014-08-13 13:20

The Griekwastad farm murderer, who has been sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison, did not show remorse and was not influenced by anybody to commit the Steenkamp murders, Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo says.

LIVE: Griekwastad killer sentencing - as it happened

2014-08-13 11:30

Get all the details from the sentencing of the teenager accused of murdering a Griekwastad family.

Griquas' Francke cited

2014-08-11 16:17

Griquas outside centre Jonathan Francke has been cited following their Currie Cup match against the Sharks in Kimberley.

Sharks pleased with victory

2014-08-10 12:30

Sharks coach Brad Macleod-Henderson is happy with his side's victory over Griquas in round one of this year's Currie Cup.

Brummer wants Super 15 shot

2014-08-08 10:31

Griquas flyhalf Francois Brummer has made it his mission to play for a Super Rugby franchise next season.

Griquas set sights high

2014-08-06 14:16

Griquas coach Hawies Fourie insists they are not taking part in the Currie Cup merely to make up the numbers.

Man dies in Northern Cape fire

2014-08-04 11:17

A man has died in a house fire near Galeshewe in the Northern Cape. The man’s body was found among the house’s remains, say paramedics.

Cop shot in Northern Cape

2014-07-30 18:19

A policeman was shot and wounded when he and two other officers tried to make an arrest in Mothibistad near Kuruman, Northern Cape police have said.

Griquas eye Currie Cup semis

2014-07-23 17:04

They know it will be tough, but Griquas are aiming to make the Currie Cup semi-finals this year, according to captain Ryno Barnes.

Griquas seal top-flight spot

2014-07-19 16:40

Griquas will play in the Currie Cup Premier Division this season after hammering the SWD Eagles in George.

Madonsela orders municipality to pay widow

2014-07-14 16:51

Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has instructed the Sol Plaatje municipality in the Northern Cape to pay a widow whose husband was owed disability pension monies.

AWB leader given 5-year prison sentence

2014-07-09 20:09

Former AWB secretary general Andre Visagie has been given a five-year prison sentence for illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

Man killed in truck crash in Northern Cape

2014-07-01 13:52

A man has been killed after a truck overturned on the N12 near Ritchie in the Northern Cape.

Premier urges Northern Cape kids to return to school

2014-06-26 06:20

Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas has tried to convince Kuruman residents to allow children to return to school.

Griekwastad teen back in court for sentencing

2014-06-24 07:07

Sentencing procedures against a 17-year-old Griekwastad boy who was found guilty of three murders and a rape are set to resume in the Northern Cape High Court.

Northern Cape cop held for murder

2014-06-17 16:41

A police officer has been arrested for allegedly killing a man and wounding two others in Warrenton, Northern Cape.

Youth unemployment problematic - Ramaphosa

2014-06-16 15:20

South Africa's youth unemployment could be the country's single most critical challenge, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Griquas, Leopards start strong

2014-06-09 07:45

Griquas and the Leopards were the most impressive in the first round of Currie Cup Premier Division qualifiers.

Griquas off to flying start

2014-06-06 18:00

Griquas are off to a flying start in the qualifying round of pre-Currie Cup games by beating the Border Bulldogs.

Griekwastad murders spoke of intense emotions

2014-06-05 18:58

A forensic psychiatrist testifying during sentencing proceedings in the Griekwastad murder trial, has told court she could find no evidence that the 17-year-old killer had derived pleasure from the murders.


Wrong patient gets heart surgery

2014-08-20 09:44

An 83-year-old woman who was being treated for a respiratory infection in the Mediclinic Kimberley has been given heart surgery after she was mistaken for another patient.

Cheetahs down Griquas

2014-08-16 17:16

The Free State Cheetahs bagged their first victory in this year's Currie Cup competition by beating Griquas in Bloemfontein.

Griekwastad teen in jail for at least 10 years

2014-08-15 12:00

The teenager who was sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison after being found guilty of killing a Griekwastad family in 2012, is likely to serve at least 10 years in prison, according to a report.

Steenkamp gran: He doesn’t know what he did

2014-08-14 09:10

The 88-year-old mother of Deon Steenkamp, who was murdered along with his wife and daughter by a Griekwastad boy, says she doesn’t think the teenager realises what he did.

Be a man, judge tells Griekwastad teen

2014-08-13 15:38

Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo has urged the young Griekwastad farm murderer to act like a man and face the consequences of his deeds.

Griekwastad teen sentenced

2014-08-13 12:08

The 17-year-old boy who was found guilty of killing the Steenkamp family on their farm in Griekwastad in 2012 has been sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison.

Griekwastad killer to be sentenced

2014-08-13 06:00

Sentencing of the 17-year-old boy found guilty of killing the Steenkamp family on their farm near Griekwastad is expected in the Northern Cape High Court.

DA to lay charges against N Cape protesters

2014-08-10 17:18

The DA plans to lay criminal charges against protesters who are preventing children from attending school in Kuruman, in the Northern Cape.

Bok-less Sharks visit Kimberley

2014-08-08 19:17

The Griquas will not underestimate the Sharks when the two sides clash in round one of the Currie Cup competition in Kimberley.

Man jailed for killing teen

2014-08-06 21:13

A man has been sentenced to 18 years' imprisonment by the Northern Cape High Court after he was found guilty of kidnapping and murdering a 17-year-old girl.

Ex-Lions centre joins Griquas

2014-08-06 12:13

Former Lions centre Doppies la Grange has joined the Griquas squad ahead of the Currie Cup season.

Gariep mom killer gets 28 years

2014-07-30 22:42

A Northern Cape man has been sentenced to 28 years in jail by the Gariep Periodical Court in Upington for killing his mother and his grandmother's boyfriend, and assaulting his grandmother and uncle.

Ikey eyes spot at Griquas

2014-07-29 10:47

UCT flyhalf Dean Grant has joined Griquas on a trial basis in the hope of landing a contract for the Currie Cup.

Witnesses: Drunk cop crashes into shack

2014-07-21 11:38

A Northern Cape police officer is being investigated for reckless and negligent driving after allegedly driving his police van into a shack an almost killing a bedridden man at the weekend.

Cigarette smuggler nabbed at border

2014-07-15 20:16

A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle cigarettes worth R200 000 from Nambia into South Africa.

Griquas keep up the pace

2014-07-12 19:15

Griquas have remained on course for Currie Cup qualification after beating the Valke at GWK Park in Kimberley.

Mom, toddler killed in crash, older kids survive

2014-07-03 09:37

A woman and her 3-year-old daughter have been killed in a crash near Prieska, while her two older children were injured, Northern Cape paramedics say.

Griquas extend their lead

2014-06-29 21:37

Griquas bolstered their place in the top spot on the points table of the Currie Cup qualifiers after beating the Griffons.

Griekwastad trial adjourns for sentencing

2014-06-24 19:59

The trial of a 17-year-old boy accused of the Steenkamp family murders in 2012 has been postponed for sentencing.

Judge orders probe into Noupoort centre

2014-06-22 13:05

The Noupoort drug rehabilitation centre in the Karoo is to be subject to a third probe into the welfare of children there, following reports of mistreatment.

Northern Cape official to testify in corruption trial

2014-06-17 10:23

Senior Northern Cape ANC official Yolanda Botha is set to start testifying in her defence in her fraud and corruption trial in the Northern Cape High Court.

Griquas aim to keep momentum

2014-06-12 18:19

Griquas are determined to build momentum in the Currie Cup qualifying rounds this weekend to keep ahead of the pack.

Griekwastad case adjourned

2014-06-07 06:00

The sentencing hearing of the young Griekwastad murderer has been postponed by the Northern Cape High Court.

Griekwastad killer does cry, says granny

2014-06-06 14:13

The young Griekwastad killer does show emotion, but not in front of others, the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

Griekwastad killer's sentencing continues

2014-06-05 07:25

Sentencing procedures against the young Griekwastad murderer will continue in the Northern Cape High Court.

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