Mbombela


Graveyard rapists sentenced to 19 years each

2015-05-21 20:20

Two men who raped two women near a graveyard in Mpumalanga have been sentenced to 19 years imprisonment each.

Hawks prosecutor tells of poachers' brutality

2015-05-14 21:09

A Hawks specialist prosecutor has told in gruesome details how poachers shoot and hack rhino before removing the horn - more often than not while the animal was still alive.

Teen guilty of raping 9-year-old girl

2015-05-13 17:06

A 14-year-old primary school pupil in Mpumalanga has been found guilty of raping a 9-year-old girl back in 2012.

9-hour power cuts cripple tourism town

2015-05-12 16:13

Residents in Mpumalanga's tourism town, Graskop, have expressed anger and despair following power cuts that last up to nine hours in a day.

Woman tells court how brother was stabbed to death

2015-05-08 15:58

A 23-year-old Mpumalanga woman has testified how she witnessed her brother being stabbed to death during a tavern attack.

Load shedding delays rape case

2015-05-07 18:10

A rape trial against an Mpumalanga parolee could not be heard when Eskom implemented load shedding in the Nkomazi area near the Swazi and Mozambican border.

Aces, Chippa share spoils

2015-05-06 22:08

There was no separating Black Aces and Chippa United as they played out to a draw in their PSL clash at Mbombela Stadium.

Court dismisses application to acquit suspected poachers

2015-05-05 20:27

The Nelspruit Regional Court has dismissed an application to acquit three suspected rhino poachers who claimed they were framed

Child killer suspect accused of delaying tactics

2015-05-04 15:57

A man charged with killing and then raping the corpse of his lover's 8-year-old daughter has been accused of using delaying tactics after he told a judge that he was dumping his lawyer.

Tavern killer gets eight years in prison

2015-04-30 17:17

An Mpumalanga man, found guilty of killing a fellow tavern patron with a beer bottle, has been sentenced to eight years imprisonment.

 

15 pupils face arrest over school break-in

2015-05-18 18:27

A group of pupils in Mpumalanga face the possibility of arrest after being accused of breaking school windows and stealing equipment.

Bus, taxi operations disrupted in KwaMhlanga

2015-05-14 09:31

A strike by minibus taxi operators has resulted in the disruption of taxi and bus operations in KwaMhlanga, Mpumalanga police say.

Pupil dies after collapsing during soccer match

2015-05-12 17:02

The Mpumalanga Department of Education has confirmed the death of a 14-year-old pupil who collapsed and died following a soccer match at his school.

Man allegedly sets girlfriend alight, burns himself

2015-05-10 12:36

A Mpumalanga man accused of burning his 23-year-old girlfriend to death is recovering in hospital after suffering burn wounds himself.

Attackers beat farm couple with spades after load shedding

2015-05-08 14:52

An Mpumalanga couple is recovering in hospital after an unknown number of criminals entered their farm home and attacked them with a spade during load shedding.

3 youths appear for allegedly gang-raping 8-year-old boy

2015-05-07 18:10

Three Mpumalanga school youths accused of raping an 8-year-old boy two years ago, have appeared in the Nelspruit Regional Court.

Sentencing delayed in granddad's rape case

2015-05-06 17:09

Sentencing of a chronically ill 71-year-old Mpumalanga pensioner found guilty of raping his 11-year-old granddaughter five years ago could not be carried, due to an outstanding social worker's report.

Kruger poachers remanded in custody

2015-05-04 17:56

Three suspected rhino poachers who were arrested in the Kruger National Park have been remanded in custody.

Man held after chopped up body found in old age home's freezer

2015-04-30 17:56

An Mpumalanga man has been arrested for allegedly killing a 76-year-old man and stuffing his chopped up body inside a freezer belonging to an old age home in the area.

Trainee sangoma accused of rape seeks legal aid

2015-04-28 21:02

A trainee sangoma, accused of raping three women, has applied for legal aid.

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