Syndicate of arsonists behind torching, vandalising of 22 Gauteng schools - Lesufi

2020-04-08 19:23

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has issued a warning to a criminal syndicate that he says is running amok, vandalising, torching and stealing from schools in the province, adding that their days are numbered.

Lockdown: 3 Gauteng schools torched

2020-04-07 20:37

Children at three schools in Tshwane will not have a school to go back to when the coronavirus lockdown ends. Their places of learning were burnt down, said Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi's office on Tuesday.

Lockdown: Joburg taxi driver slammed after overloaded minibus taxi overturns

2020-04-07 13:33

Gauteng Public Transport and Roads Infrastructure MEC Jacob Mamabolo has condemned the actions of the driver of a minibus taxi that overturned on the M1 in Johannesburg.

Another delay in trial of ex-Bryanston High sports coach accused of sexually assaulting pupils

2020-04-06 19:52

The case against a former Bryanston High School sports coach accused of sexual assault has once again been postponed in the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court.

UPDATE | Lockdown: 2 arrested after Cape Town liquor store burgled and looted

2020-04-05 18:45

A 48-year-old man will join a 33-year-old woman in the dock after both were arrested following the burglary and looting of a liquor store in Langa, Cape Town, on Sunday afternoon.

Third man, Sudanese, arrested in French 'terror' stabbing

2020-04-05 12:42

French police have arrested a third suspect, another Sudanese national, in an expanding terror probe after a knife attack in the country's southeast left two people dead, investigators said on Sunday.

France launches terror probe after two killed in stabbing spree

2020-04-05 10:24

A Sudanese refugee went on a knife rampage in a town in southeastern France on Saturday, killing two people in what is being treated as a terrorist attack.

Lockdown: Who shot Bonzo? SANDF denies shooting dog

2020-04-04 18:42

The South African National Defence Force communications office told News24 this week the uniforms and weapons shown in a video, which was taken by a neighbour, of Bonzo's shooting were not those worn and carried by its soldiers.

95 gender-based violence arrests during province-wide operation

2020-04-04 10:44

The operation across Gauteng saw detective raids and the tracing of wanted suspects that resulted in 572 arrests. Of these, 95 were for gender-based violence.

EMPD officer shot and killed in Reiger Park

2020-04-03 23:07

The police are investigating a case of murder after an Ekurhuleni Metro Police (EMPD) officer was killed in Reiger Park.


Limpopo police arrest suspect wanted for serious crimes, including body dismemberment

2020-04-08 10:45

A 32-year-old suspect wanted for a string of serious and violent crimes that include rape, burglary and the murder of a man whose body was dismembered, has been arrested.

WATCH: Some homeless people in Cape Town try to escape from housing encampment

2020-04-07 19:46

A group of homeless people made a break for it from a tent encampment in Strandfontein, Cape Town, which was erected to house them during the lockdown.

Murdered Soweto teen: Family seeks support after seeing her body

2020-04-06 19:56

The Gauteng Department of Education will provide counselling to the family of murdered Soweto teen Sphiwe Sibeko.

A US man allegedly shot his wife then himself over coronavirus fears

2020-04-06 09:43

Experts predicted the stresses of the coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns could lead to an uptick in domestic violence.

Five stories you may have missed this week amid Covid-19 coverage

2020-04-05 14:32

Some key news events that were drowned as the global coronavirus pandemic continues to dominate headlines.

14-year-old Soweto schoolgirl found raped and murdered after failing to return from shop

2020-04-05 12:00

The empty streets of the coronavirus lockdown, and the police patrols to enforce the rules, were not enough to protect a 14-year-old Dobsonville teen from being raped and murdered.

Eastern Cape mom found murdered next to her baby

2020-04-05 09:03

Police say the 47-year-old woman was shot, with bullet wounds found on her upper body.

Three Gauteng traffic cops arrested for allegedly demanding bribe

2020-04-04 15:21

The three officers were arrested at the house where they were allegedly collecting the remainder of the bribe money they had demanded. They are expected to be served with suspension letters, pending an investigation into the case.

Probe into why cake company remained operational as ‘essential service’

2020-04-04 08:56

Cape Town police are investigating why a bakery and cake shop is listed as an essential service, which remained operational as recently as Friday.

Lockdown: Thieves vandalise 5 schools in the Vaal, steal equipment and groceries

2020-04-03 22:33

Criminals have taken advantage of the current lockdown, vandalising and stealing items at four primary schools and a secondary school in the Vaal.

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