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Vlakfontein murder: Woman's remains still unidentified

2019-08-20 12:43

The body of a 41-year-old woman who was buried underneath a bed inside a shack in Vlakfontein is yet to be identified.

WATCH | Krugersdorp Killers: This is the worst case I have presided over - judge

2019-08-19 18:24

In delivering his verdict, Judge Ellem Jacob Francis described the case as "the worst ... I have presided over in my 18 years on the bench".

More delays in Westbury gang murder case

2019-08-16 16:20

Pre-trial proceedings in the murder case of 10 suspected members of the notorious Westbury gang, Fast Guns, has been delayed yet again because five of the accused have not yet applied for Legal Aid representation.

'Corrupt' cop killed by truck while trying to run away from fellow officers - police

2019-08-16 11:36

An allegedly corrupt policeman has been killed after he was hit by a truck while trying to run away from fellow officers.

Unpaid housing contractors will get their money in 15 days, vows MEC Lebogang Maile

2019-08-15 08:12

Gauteng has a housing backlog of 1m, and this imposed an "enormous burden on government to deliver on our people's expectations".

Vosloorus pupils blame lack of toilets for rape of Grade 9 girl

2019-08-13 17:03

Thuto Lesedi Secondary School pupils have insinuated that a lack of sanitation and poor hygiene has forced pupils to share a limited number of toilets at the Vosloorus school, which may have resulted in an alleged rape.

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WATCH LIVE: More Estina-related testimony expected at state capture inquiry

The Estina Dairy Farm project in Vrede, Free State remains under the spotlight at the commission of inquiry into state capture. Watch live.

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Krugersdorp murders: State questions validity of alleged mastermind’s psychosocial report

2019-08-12 14:47

The State has raised questions surrounding the validity of the psychosocial report on the alleged mastermind behind a group dubbed "Electus per Deus" that committed 11 murders and various other crimes in Krugersdorp between 2012 and 2016.

7 police officers arrested after trying to resell goods confiscated in Joburg CBD raids

2019-08-08 12:55

Seven Johannesburg police officers have been arrested on charges of corruption and defeating the ends of justice after they were caught allegedly trying to sell confiscated goods back to illegal traders.

PICS: Tanker catches fire on N1 near Beyers Naudé offramp

2019-08-07 07:58

A tanker carrying unknown chemicals has caught fire at the BP petrol station next to the Beyers Naudé offramp on the N1 near Randburg.

 

'What is it that I was helped with?' Abuse survivors share stories of neglect at shelters

2019-08-20 10:10

News24 takes a look at some of the problems abused women face at shelters meant to provide refuge.

WATCH | Bizarre find: 20 coffins discovered after residents 'raid' Joburg home

2019-08-19 12:00

Nearly 20 coffins have been discovered at a house in Orange Grove, Johannesburg, police say.

'Marikana commission can't be blamed for fact that there were no prosecutions' - Judge Farlam

2019-08-16 12:28

Marikana Commission of Inquiry chairperson Judge Ian Farlam is of the view that the commission cannot be blamed for the lack of prosecutions following the shootings seven years ago, which saw 34 people killed by police.

AS IT HAPPENED: Thabethe concedes at State Capture Inquiry that he should have questioned how taxpayers' money was spent

2019-08-15 10:05

Former Free State agriculture department head Peter Thabethe has taken the stand at the state capture commission of inquiry.

Gauteng DA launches petition to 'Save Jozi Mayor', as Mashaba faces another no confidence motion

2019-08-14 16:14

The DA in Gauteng has come out in support of "strong and capable leader" Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba, who is facing an ANC-sponsored motion of no confidence.

'There is no illegal human': Immigrants arrested in Joburg raids say they showed police valid papers

2019-08-13 12:32

Dozens of people have picketed outside the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court in support of immigrants arrested during police raids in the city centre last week.

WATCH | Sticky fingers: Joburg chocolate heist caught on camera

2019-08-12 15:28

Police in Johannesburg are still on the hunt for 16 suspects following a chocolate robbery at Jet Park in Boksburg. Watch.

Off-duty JMPD officer shot dead in Vlakfontein, service pistol stolen

2019-08-12 09:44

Two people, one an off-duty Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer, have been shot dead in Vlakfontein, the JMPD says.

'It could have been a bloodbath', says Cele as cops hit back with Joburg CBD raid

2019-08-07 18:32

More than 600 foreigners were detained after the police carried out a second raid in the Johannesburg CBD.

Vlakfontein man claims cops assaulted him after arresting him for allegedly burying girlfriend in shack

2019-08-06 11:29

A man accused of killing his girlfriend and burying her in a shallow grave inside his Vlakfontein shack, claims that police assaulted him.

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