Guilty: Bloody knife links accused to murdered child

2016-10-22 14:37

Blood stains taken from the knife belonging to a young man has positively linked him to the murder of a 5-year-old girl whose body was found dumped in a mielie field in Piet Retief last year.

'It was only a game' - child sex accused

2016-10-19 22:41

A man who pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a six-year-old girl has told an Mpumalanga magistrate that he merely put his penis on the girl’s genitals while they played husband and wife.

Rhino poachers win leave to appeal 26-year sentence

2016-10-14 20:37

A former South African National Defence Force soldier who has been convicted and sentenced to 26 years for poaching rhino in the Kruger National Park has, together with his accomplice, appealed his sentence.

AG makes damning findings on Mpumalanga legislature's finances

2016-10-12 17:10

The Mpumalanga provincial legislature has failed to submit its tender files for auditing purposes, according to the Auditor General's eport for the 2015/16 financial year.

What motivates SA citizens to poach rhino?

2016-09-27 08:03

Forced removals, poverty and Robin Hood-style "justice" are some of the reasons why South Africans from poor communities willingly work with international rhino poaching syndicates, says a researcher.

Land reform model fizzles

2016-09-25 08:24

A macadamia farming project by young farmers, which has been hailed by government as a model for land reform projects, is on the verge of collapse.

Mpumalanga woman dies after being stabbed in the neck

2016-09-15 23:00

A woman has died after being stabbed several times at her home in Mashishing, Mpumalanga.

Angry Emalahleni residents protest over brown tap water

2016-09-14 16:53

Residents of eMalahleni are still getting brown water from their taps, despite the Mpumalanga municipality’s undertakings to address the problem.

2 women charged with stealing ARVs from Mpumalanga clinic

2016-09-09 13:58

Two women, suspected of being part of a syndicate that has been robbing clinics in Mpumalanga of much needed ARVs, are expected to appear in court soon.

An empty oil drum, a two-plate stove and KFC streetwise 2 for a pension...

2016-09-07 09:03

About 500 workers at the White River Saw Mill in Mpumalanga have gone on strike after they were allegedly offered a 78 cents wage increase.


Court grants bail despite gang-rape DNA match

2016-10-22 12:28

A man has been granted bail in the Nelspruit Regional Court despite DNA samples taken from him matching those taken from a woman who was brutally gang-raped.

Man who killed wife with spade gets 13 years

2016-10-19 22:41

A man who hacked his wife to death with a spade after she admitted to cheating on him, has been sentenced to 13 years’ imprisonment by the Nelspruit Circuit of the High Court.

Man hacked wife to death due to 'emotional situation', court told

2016-10-13 15:46

A man who hacked his wife to death with a spade has told the Nelspruit High Court that he was upset because she was cheating on him.

‘Send in the zama-zamas’

2016-10-02 06:02

Desperate Louisville community members in Mpumalanga have turned to illegal mine workers to retrieve the remains of three Lily Gold Mine workers trapped underground inside a metal container office since February.

Missing Swiss wedding guest's body found in river

2016-09-26 14:45

The body of a Swiss man, who disappeared while attending a wedding in the Lowveld Botanical Gardens in Mbombela, has been found.

Girls beat up 'cheating' principal at Mpumalanga school

2016-09-22 20:19

A Mpumalanga high school principal has been suspended for allegedly having relationships with two matric pupils, the provincial education department says.

Mining companies are running SA - mining communities

2016-09-15 06:06

People living in mining towns across the country say the government has failed to protect them and is instead allowing mining companies to run the country.

Rhino poaching declines in SA in 2016

2016-09-11 14:34

Rhino poaching in South Africa has declined so far this year compared to last year, but elephant poaching has shown an increase, Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa has announced.

White River Saw Mill denies 78c wage increase claims

2016-09-07 22:26

The White River Saw Mill in Mpumalanga on Wednesday denied claims that it had offered employees a 78c wage increase.

Beerfest in Bushbuckridge as truck overturns

2016-09-01 18:10

A beer truck overturned in Bushbuckridge, injuring a woman, and attracting locals who helped themselves to the cargo.

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