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Man in court for dehorning live rhino

2014-04-17 19:49

A Mozambican man accused of dehorning a white rhino while the animal was still alive has appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Amputee apologises for killing wife

2014-04-16 20:43

An amputee convicted of killing his wife has admitted to the crime in the Nelspruit Circuit of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Daughter warned cops her dad was armed

2014-04-16 07:42

A woman warned police her father was in possession of a firearm two hours before he shot dead her mother, the Nelspruit Circuit of the North Gauteng High Court has heard.

Animal-proof recycling gets underway in Kruger

2014-04-13 17:20

An animal-proof recycling system has been launched at Skukuza, in the Kruger National Park.

Mpuma cop in court for murder

2014-04-10 21:09

A 28-year-old policeman accused of murder has appeared in the Ngodwana Periodical Court, Mpumalanga along with a co-accused.

2 killed in botched heist

2014-04-08 20:10

Two people, including a security guard, have been shot dead and third has been wounded in a cash-in-transit robbery attempt in Witbank.

Serial rapist gets 22 x life plus 245 years'

2014-04-07 21:11
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A 35-year-old man convicted for rape and murder has been given 22 life sentences and 245 years in prison by the Secunda Regional Court.

Emerging farmers plead with Land Bank

2014-04-06 14:00

Emerging black farmers in Mpumalanga have called on the Land Bank to provide financial services to them as well and not just to commercial farmers.

Mpuma flood damage estimated at R535m

2014-04-02 22:32

The cost of damage caused by floods in Mpumalanga is estimated at R535m, the provincial government says.

Elderly farmer murdered in Mpumalanga

2014-04-01 14:36
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The body of a 77-year-old farmer has been found on his farm in Ermelo, Mpumalanga police say.

3 killed in Mpumalanga collision

2014-03-31 10:58

Three men have died and two others are injured after two cars collided on the R510 near Malelane, paramedics say.

'Sex slave' arrested by cops

2014-03-29 15:56

A US woman who claims she was tricked into being a sex slave has been arrested for entering the country illegally.

Community raise complaints to Madonsela

2014-03-27 21:11

The community of Piet Retief in Mpumalanga has complained about a lack of services and human rights abuses in the area during a visit by Public Protector Thuli Madonsela.

Mpuma rapist jailed for life

2014-03-27 16:05

An Mpumalanga man has been jailed for life for raping his niece twice at gunpoint and robbing her of her cellphone.

Rape accused told to ask ancestors for new lawyer

2014-03-25 22:11

An Mpumalanga magistrate has advised a man who allegedly raped an 8-year-old girl to ask his ancestors to get him a new legal representative after he dropped his Legal Aid lawyer.

Serial rapist guilty on 28 counts

2014-03-25 20:19

A man has been found guilty of 48 out of 57 counts for different crimes, including murder and rape, in the Secunda Regional Court has ruled.

Mob suspects remain in custody

2014-03-24 21:29

A woman and two men arrested in connection with the vigilante murder of a suspected rapist will remain in custody.

DA calls for action after deadly Mpuma crash

2014-03-21 22:09

Government must act over improving conditions on the R573 Moloto Road after four people were killed and 12 others critically injured when a taxi overturned near Mathyzenloop in Mpumalanga, the DA says.

Sheep thief briefly escapes cops

2014-03-19 21:05

A man accused of stealing sheep has appeared in the Ermelo Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga after briefly escaping police custody.

Aces, Pirates share spoils

2014-03-18 21:39

Zamuxolo Ngalo has scored a crucial goal to help Black Aces hold Orlando Pirates to a draw at the Mbombela Stadium.

Gran encouraged granddaughter's rape - claim

2014-03-17 21:00

An Mpumalanga pensioner accused of encouraging her late husband to have sex with their 7-year-old granddaughter has appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Rain set to subside by weekend

2014-03-12 12:11

The SA Weather Service says less rain is expected over the weekend in Gauteng, North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga, but a severe weather watch is still in place for these provinces for the next two days.

Mpuma floods claim more victims

2014-03-11 19:27

Eleven people have drowned in Mpumalanga in the past week because of heavy rains and 12 have reportedly been rescued.

Six drown in Mpumalanga floods

2014-03-11 09:51

Six people have drowned in various parts of Mpumalanga due to heavy flooding, police say.

Mpuma prison escapees re-arrested

2014-03-09 16:48

Three men who had escaped from custody have been re-arrested in Witbank, Mpumalanga police said on Sunday.

 

Amputee gets life for killing wife

2014-04-17 17:39

An Mpumalanga amputee has been jailed for life by the Nelspruit Circuit of the North Gauteng High Court for shooting and killing his wife.

Mpuma ANC denies DA claim

2014-04-16 19:20

Two men convicted of assaulting DA members putting up election posters in Shatale, Bushbuckridge, were not ANC members, the party says.

Protesters showed no respect - cop

2014-04-15 20:53

Mpumalanga police arrested three people because they were violent and showed "no respect" during a protest in February, the Tonga Magistrate's Court has heard.

Old age homes are for whites: Mabuza

2014-04-13 12:30
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Mpumulanga premier David Mabuza has said old age homes are for whites and that blacks must not adopt the practice, says a report.

SANParks men in court for poaching

2014-04-09 22:37

Two South African National Parks employees arrested in connection with rhino poaching have appeared in the White River Magistrate's Court.

SANParks men held over poaching

2014-04-08 18:45

Two South African National Parks employees have been arrested in connection with rhino poaching, the organisation says.

Man convicted of assaulting wife with hammer

2014-04-07 20:30

An Mpumalanga man, who hit his wife so badly with a hammer that she later opted for assisted suicide in the Netherlands, has been found guilty of attempted murder.

Mpuma cop appears for murder

2014-04-04 07:18

A 28-year-old policeman accused of murder appeared in the Ngodwana Periodical Court, Mpumalanga along with a co-accused.

Mpuma mom forced to watch daughter being raped

2014-04-01 22:32

An elderly Mpumalanga woman has testified against two men accused of raping her daughter in her presence.

Rhino poacing suspects in court

2014-03-31 22:15

Five suspected rhino poachers have appeared in the Phalaborwa Magistrate's Court for possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.

Cops accused of 'racial profiling' suspect

2014-03-30 18:05

An Mpumalanga man accused of shooting two men, killing one of them, has been freed with the magistrate accusing police of racial profiling and incompetence.

Man jailed for stabbing woman 36 times

2014-03-29 13:17

A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to 12 years in jail for murder by the Middelburg Circuit Court.

Mpuma robbers jailed after 6 years

2014-03-27 20:19

Three former high school pupils who went on a robbing spree in Mpumalanga six years ago, have been each sentenced to five years in prison.

Power problems trips Mpuma court

2014-03-26 22:10

Criminal trials came to a standstill in an Mpumalanga court because of electricity problems.

Poaching kingpin cop in court

2014-03-25 21:14

A former police officer accused of being a rhino poaching kingpin has appeared in the Middelburg Regional Court in Mpumalanga.

Acquittal requested in Mpuma hammer case

2014-03-24 21:43

A defence lawyer for a man accused of bludgeoning his wife with a hammer has asked the Nelspruit Regional Court to acquit his client because no one saw him committing the crime.

Mpuma 'poaching kingpin' in court

2014-03-24 20:39

A former police officer accused of being a rhino poaching kingpin has appeared in the Middelburg Regional Court in Mpumalanga.

4 dead, 12 hurt in Mpumalanga crash

2014-03-21 19:16

Four people have been killed and 12 others injured when a taxi overturned on the R573 Moloto Road near Mathyzenloop, Mpumalanga police say.

Man raped niece at gunpoint, twice

2014-03-19 06:45

A Mpumalanga man has been found guilty of raping his niece twice at gunpoint and robbing her of her cellphone.

Man gets life for raping mentally-ill teen

2014-03-18 21:12

An Mpumalanga man who raped a mentally-ill teenager at knifepoint has been sentenced to life imprisonment when he appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Thief stuffs 20 sheep into Toyota Tazz

2014-03-17 21:00
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A Toyota Tazz with 20 sheep inside has landed an Mpumalanga man behind bars in Ermelo.

Cops deny reports of 'stolen' tongue

2014-03-12 10:41

Mpumalanga police have denied a media report that a tongue had been stolen from a corpse at a private mortuary in Mbombela.

Mpuma flood victims receive aid

2014-03-11 18:10

Mpumalanga Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs MEC Simon Skhosana has handed over relief supplies to residents affected by flooding.

Rape accused wrestles cops in court

2014-03-10 19:29

A man accused of raping two young girls has wrestled with police officers during his appearance in the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Muti killers sentenced to life

2014-03-08 05:30

A man and a woman found guilty of cutting up a 6-year-old girl for muti before killing her have been sentenced to life in prison by the Nelspruit Circuit of the North Gauteng High Court.

 
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