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Man who allegedly killed Lichtenburg teen granted bail

2017-10-19 10:53

The man who allegedly shot and killed 15-year-old Joseph Tshukudu in Lichtenburg, North West has been granted bail in the town's magistrate's court.

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Police on high alert in Lichtenburg after du Plooy bail decision reserved

The Lichtenburg Magistrate's Court has reserved judgment in the case of Jaco du Plooy, who allegedly shot and killed 15-year-old Joseph Tshukudu. Community members took to the streets after court proceedings.

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'I am innocent, not violent' - alleged Lichtenburg gunman

2017-10-12 11:30

The alleged gunman who handed himself over to police after he allegedly opened fire on a group of protesters, killing a 15-year-old Lichtenburg boy and wounding two others, has said he was only defending his life and believes he will be exonerated.

Police fire rubber bullets to disperse protesting Lichtenburg residents

2017-10-11 14:41

Less than 24 hours after a teenager was shot and killed and two others injured by a man who shot at a group of protesters, some community members have taken to the streets again to barricade Lichtenburg's main road.

Groot Marico residents: We don’t need a Zuma statue, we need sanitation

2017-10-06 20:28

Pot holes, crime, unemployment and problems with drinking water - these are some of the complaints from the residents of Groot Marico where a R1.8m monument was unveiled in honour of President Jacob Zuma.

North West trio handed 25-year jail terms for rape, murder, armed robbery

2017-09-21 20:18

Three men found guilty of murder, armed robbery and rape have been sentenced to 25 years imprisonment the Temba High Court, the North West Hawks say.

‘Forgive our sins, as we forgive those who sin against us’

2017-09-17 05:57

It has been 16 years and they haven’t seen or spoken to each other. Now, Lesego Motasi has finally plucked up the courage to look straight into her brother’s eyes – the man who killed her daughter.

Plane crash: 'Two Eagles on their last flight'

2017-09-05 22:28

"Two Eagles on their last flight." That's how the Eagle Air flight school at Wonderboom Airport in Pretoria bid farewell in a post on their Facebook page to two pilots who died in a crash.

Man accused of holding 10-year-old boy captive in sewage pipe

2017-09-05 11:44

A North West man who allegedly abducted a 10-year-old boy and kept him captive in an unused sewage pipe for a week, while demanding ransom for him, has appeared in court.

Bogus doctor sentenced to 20 years imprisonment

2017-08-25 12:02

A bogus doctor who performed circumcisions and dispensed medication has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment after he was convicted on 4 523 counts of fraud.

 

NSPCA considers lawsuit against NCOP chair Thandi Modise over 'farm of horrors'

2017-10-16 17:43

National Council of Provinces chairperson Thandi Modise could soon find herself in a private lawsuit brought by the NSPCA, after evading animal cruelty charges for over three years.

Judgment reserved in bail hearing of alleged Lichtenburg gunman

2017-10-12 11:50

The Lichtenburg Magistrate's Court has reserved judgment in the case of Jaco du Plooy, who allegedly shot and killed 15-year-old Joseph Tshukudu.

'It's now 12 years without proper water' - North West community

2017-10-12 07:10

The residents of Schaumberg in the North West province say they are going into the rainy season without the water or sanitation services they have been asking for since 2005.

Man hands himself in after allegedly opening fire on Lichtenburg protesters, killing boy

2017-10-11 08:00

A 46-year-old man has handed himself over to police after he allegedly opened fire on a group of protesters, killing a 15-year-old boy in Lichtenburg in the North West.

Elderly couple robbed, assaulted on farm

2017-09-28 18:04

Marikana police are investigating a case of house robbery following the robbery and assault of an elderly couple on their farm near Buffelsfontein, North West.

Bojanala ANC conference postponed again

2017-09-17 15:33

The ANC’s Bojanala regional conference has again been prevented from taking place following a North West High Court judgment.

'The country's future lies in deeds like this' - coach says about Samaritan runner

2017-09-13 11:20

The coach of a cross country athlete who was helped up by another runner after collapsing during a race has said that the county's future lies in deeds like this.

Man caught with R63 000 worth of ARVs gets R500 bail

2017-09-05 20:42

A former paramedic, charged with unlawful possession of antiretroviral drugs worth R63 000, has been released on R500 bail in the Potchefstroom Magistrate's Court.

Two busted for selling drivers licence

2017-08-31 21:26

Two men, accused of corruption and fraud, have been arrested after allegedly issuing a driver’s licence to a woman who was not tested - at a price of R5000.

North West mine officials get 5 years' jail for corruption

2017-08-23 21:41

Two former employees of the Tharisa platinum mine have been sentenced to five years in prison by the Rustenburg Regional Court for corruption.

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