Baby L's injuries not accidental, court told

2014-11-25 23:01

A 2-year-old girl known as Baby L was not injured accidentally but was the victim of child abuse, a medical expert has testified in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

No hostage drama in Pretoria - cops

2014-11-25 13:08

Gauteng police have dismissed claims of a hostage drama unfolding in Capital Park, Pretoria, saying it was an attempted suicide.

Worker warned Baby L's mom against abuse, court told

2014-11-24 20:20

A domestic worker warned a mother she would report her if she saw her hitting her 2-year-old daughter, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Fana Hlongwane no-show at arms deal inquiry

2014-11-24 13:14

Fana Hlongwane, who served as an arms consultant and adviser to late defence minister Joe Modise, will give evidence only next month, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry has heard.

Titans, Warriors inseparable

2014-11-23 16:37

In a rain-reduced affair, the Titans have tied with the Warriors in their RAM SLAM T20 Challenge match in Centurion.

Moolman Pasio wins Madiba race

2014-11-22 12:52

Ashleigh Moolman Pasio has won the women's cycling race at the Unite4Mandela.

Oscar spends 28th birthday behind bars

2014-11-21 20:26

Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year jail sentence for killing his girlfriend, is turning 28 in his first birthday behind bars, and a world away from his former life as a jet-setting celebrity.

Eugene De Kock helping search for remains

2014-11-21 11:39

Apartheid-era assassin Eugene de Kock is helping the National Prosecuting Authority search for the remains of people killed in the country decades ago.

Spies packs on kgs - of muscle!

2014-11-21 10:14

Springbok and Bulls No 8 Pierre Spies is on the road to recovery - and looks meaner than ever! Watch out All Blacks!

Mbalula hails Shakes' tactics

2014-11-20 18:45

Fikile Mbalula believes Shakes Mashaba’s glory with Bafana Bafana was a result of his criteria for selecting his squad.

Special Zim permit deadline looms

2014-11-20 14:16

Around 64% of Zimbabweans working in the country on a dispensation permit have applied for an extension until 2017, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says.

ANCYL application to protest Afrikaans concerts denied

2014-11-19 20:55

The Tshwane municipality has declined the ANC Youth League's application to protest near the Afrikaans is Groot music concerts in Pretoria.

Nigeria collapse: Burial process has commenced

2014-11-19 07:50

The process of sending the bodies of those killed in the Nigerian church building collapse to their places of burial has commenced, government says.

Resources invested in youth: Dlamini

2014-11-19 05:15

Resources have been invested in youth development as they make up a large percentage of the country's population, says Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

Concerts going ahead: AIG

2014-11-18 19:05

The Afrikaans is Groot concerts in Pretoria will go ahead as planned, regardless of ANCYL's planned protest, organisers say.

Zuma pays tribute to malaria victim

2014-11-18 17:07

President Jacob Zuma has paid tribute to a South African health official who died in Nigeria while helping repatriate the remains of South Africans.

Young duo extend Bulls stay

2014-11-18 16:08

The Blue Bulls have confirmed the extension of contracts with promising junior players Marvin Orie and Joshua Stander.

SACP Gauteng condemns land grab

2014-11-17 18:57

An attempted "land grab" in Nellmapius, east of Pretoria, preyed on the vulnerability of landless residents, says the SACP in Gauteng.

Malema Valley exposes SA's broken promises

2014-11-17 16:32

There has always been the implicit threat of the catastrophic transfer of property, says political analyst Nic Borain.

We ride: BMW's customisable RnineT

2014-11-17 09:59

BMW's R nineT goes back to basics: a simple but highly customisable bike with a big boxer engine, simple but sufficient instrumentation and the flickability we all desire.

ANC hails Zuma over Lagos bodies

2014-11-16 22:28

The ANC has saluted President Jacob Zuma for intervening in the prolonged repatriation of the bodies of 85 people killed over two months ago in a church building collapse in Nigeria.

Lagos ceremony: Families break down

2014-11-16 16:33

Paramedics have rushed to the aid of some family member who had broken down and wept hysterically as the names of the Lagos church collapse were read out at a reception ceremony at the Waterkloof Air Force base in Pretoria.

74 SA bodies returned from Nigeria

2014-11-16 09:15

The bodies of 74 South Africans killed in the Nigeria church building collapse in September have been repatriated to South Africa.

Baby, gran die from smoke inhalation

2014-11-14 18:31

A woman and her 4-month-old grandson have died after they inhaled fumes from a generator in Pretoria.

Nothing wrong with land occupation – Malema

2014-11-14 14:46

There is nothing wrong with the attempted land occupations in Nellmapius, Pretoria east, earlier this week, EFF leader Julius Malema says.


Arms deal inquiry cost taxpayers R80m

2014-11-25 17:26

Taxpayers have forked out over R80m so far to fund the Seriti Commission of Inquiry into allegations of corruption in the multi-billion rand 1999 arms deal, Justice Minister Mike Masutha has revealed.

Lover killed child to spite mom, court hears

2014-11-24 21:04

An Mpumalanga mother, whose lover is accused of raping and killing her 8-year-old daughter, says the man told her he killed the child to exact vengeance.

Continent battles fake qualifications - SAQA

2014-11-24 17:55

Fraudulent qualifications are a problem on the African continent, the SA Qualifications Authority says.

Aimee Pistorius 'dumbfounded' by prison visit claims

2014-11-24 08:53

Aimee Pistorius has blasted media reports concerning a visit to her brother Oscar Pistorius in prison for his 28th birthday at the weekend.

Rules flouted for Oscar’s birthday - report

2014-11-23 14:06

The correctional services department has denied that Paralympian Oscar Pistorius is receiving special treatment at the Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria, but says recent claims will be investigated.

Titans win first match at last

2014-11-21 22:29

The Titans have brought the high-flying Highveld Lions down to earth with a resounding win in their Ram Slam T20 match in Benoni.

Botha ready to be unleashed

2014-11-21 11:18

The Bulls' loose forward stocks look to be boosted in 2015 if the impending return to action of Arno Botha.

Brutal abuse left baby brain damaged, court hears

2014-11-21 07:06

A 2-year-old girl known as Baby L had such severe brain swelling that part of her brain died, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Isuzu adds traction to Bulls

2014-11-20 15:30

SA's bakkie specialists, Isuzu, have announced that they have partnered with the Blue Bulls as their official vehicle partner.

Eugene de Kock to challenge parole refusal

2014-11-20 07:19

Apartheid-era assassin Eugene de Kock is set to file an application in the North Gauteng High Court to have his parole refusal set aside.

Mbalula: Just beat Nigeria

2014-11-19 16:00

Fikile Mbalula believes that Bafana Bafana are capable of causing an upset when they face Nigeria in their final AFCON qualifier.

Tshwane employees get R15m in takeaways

2014-11-19 07:42

About R15m was spent on takeaways for Tshwane municipal employees in a month, a report says.

Abuse left baby disabled, court hears

2014-11-18 22:09

A toddler is severely disabled because of the horrific head injury she allegedly suffered at the hands of her mother's boyfriend, the court has heard.

Sibande sets sights on Bafana

2014-11-18 17:35

Junior Sibande is motivated by Shakes Mashaba's willingness to select youngsters for the Bafana Bafana squad.

Zuma presents ideal clinics vision

2014-11-18 16:25

President Jacob Zuma has a vision for "ideal clinics" that will work closely with communities to provide primary health care.

PTA court hears of brutal baby assault

2014-11-17 20:51

A two-year-old girl known as Baby L no longer had a pulse when she was rushed to hospital in December last year, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

PTA residents up in arms about CPF frisk routines

2014-11-17 17:43

A group of men and women in bright yellow bibs are religiously congregating in central Pretoria, frisking anyone they see fit, and Pretoria residents have had enough.

Kings lure Bulls flyhalf to PE

2014-11-17 15:07

The Eastern Province Kings have announced the signing of Blue Bulls flyhalf Tony Jantjies ahead of the 2015 season.

Taxi strike hits Gauteng commuters

2014-11-17 08:13

Gauteng commuters could struggle to get around on Monday due to a taxi strike in the province.

Ramaphosa: SA united in grief

2014-11-16 19:13

The death of 81 South Africans in the Nigeria church building collapse has united South Africa in anguish, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says.

Media access to Waterkloof base limited

2014-11-16 14:09

With the exception of the SABC, media houses were not granted access to the tarmac of the Waterkloof air force base for the arrival of the remains of 74 South Africans killed in the Nigeria building collapse.

Knights cruise past Titans

2014-11-14 23:52

Opener Reeza Hendricks smashed an unbeaten career record to lifting the Knights to a convincing victory over the Titans.

Marikana hearings conclude after 300 days

2014-11-14 17:25

The public hearings of the commission of inquiry into the events at Marikana, near Rustenburg in North West, in August 2012 have closed after a sitting lasting 300 days.

Consensus needed on public order, inquiry hears

2014-11-14 13:35

SA needs to develop a universally accepted notion of what constitutes appropriate forms of public protest, the Farlam Commission of Inquiry has heard on its final day of public hearings.

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