Alcohol could be behind murder-accused artist's lack of recall - psychiatrist

32 minutes ago

Artist Zwelethu Mthethwa’s failure to recall events from the night sex worker Nokuphila Kumalo was murdered is not as a result of memory loss or pathology, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Mine manager's murder accused who shot himself dies in hospital

2016-12-05 20:13

The man arrested for the murder of mine manager Bertie Cilliers on a smallholding near Thabazimbi, who shot himself on Saturday while trying to flee from police, has died in hospital.

Krejcir suffering from nightmares and depression, court hears

2016-12-05 18:03

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir is suffering from nightmares, depression and dizziness, the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court has heard.

Cops faked my DNA, claims Rhodes Park accused

2016-12-05 15:12

One of the three Rhodes Park rape and murder accused claims police assaulted him and forced him into making statements admitting his involvement in the crimes.

Plett man allegedly cons matric revellers out of thousands

2016-12-05 12:02

When Adele Niemann got a call from her son Selwyn from George Airport saying nobody had arrived to take him and seven friends to Plettenberg Bay, she knew they had been conned.

Conned widow seeks justice

2016-12-05 11:19

A widow is pleading with authorities to help her get her investment broker back to South Africa to face the music after he allegedly scammed her out of her life savings.

3 women dead in Finland shooting in southeastern town

2016-12-04 22:12

Police in Finland say a gunman has killed three women in an apparent random shooting in a nightlife district in a small town in southeastern Finland

Limpopo mob murders man and burns his body 'to ashes'

2016-12-04 19:39

A mob of residents in Thohoyandou murdered a man and set his body alight at the weekend, Limpopo police said.

3 arrested for Limpopo cash-in-transit robbery

2016-12-04 15:49

Three men have been arrested after a foiled cash-in-transit robbery in Jane Furse, Limpopo, police said.

Alleged car thief killed in foiled Edenvale robbery

2016-12-04 11:51

An alleged car thief has been killed when police and a local security company foiled a robbery at a car dealership in Edenvale.


Young arsonists start dozens of fires over 5 days in Knysna

32 minutes ago

Children are suspected to have started about 50 fires in Knysna over five days, stretching firefighting resources.

ANCYL wants more police patrols near shebeens

2016-12-05 19:12

The ANC Youth League wants extra police patrols around taverns and shebeens to help prevent alcohol-fuelled violence.

Laingsburg cop arrested for police cell rape

2016-12-05 18:03

A Laingsburg police officer, who allegedly raped a woman in custody, has been arrested after an identity parade was conducted, says the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

Father of slain 10-year-old girl collapses in court

2016-12-05 13:46

The father of 10-year-old Shamonique Claasen has collapsed during the sentencing proceedings of her rapist and killer in the Western Cape High Court.

Relative allegedly broke into mine manager's house before killing him

2016-12-05 11:20

The man arrested for the murder of Bertie Cilliers on a smallholding near Thabazimbi is a relative who allegedly broke into his house several times over the past few months.

Rhodes Park trial continues

2016-12-05 05:48

The trial of three men accused of raping two women and killing their husbands in Rhodes Park, Johannesburg, is expected to continue in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge.

Woman jumps with child from 5th floor in Hillbrow

2016-12-04 20:33

A 45-year-old woman has committed suicide after she jumped from the fifth floor with her five year old child in Hillbrow, Johannesburg Metro Police Department said.

6-year-old wounded by stray bullet during Centurion mall robbery

2016-12-04 17:39

A six-year-old boy was left in a serious condition after he was hit by a stray bullet during a robbery at a shopping centre in Centurion, police said.

5 held after man's body left in the street

2016-12-04 11:51

Five men have been arrested in connection with the kidnapping and brutal murder of a 25-year-old man whose body was left on the street in Seshego, Limpopo police say.

Child rapist convicted 18 years later

2016-12-04 00:01

After 18 years, a young woman’s wait for justice has come to an end when her rapist was convicted of kidnapping and sexually assaulting her when she was a little girl.

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