Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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The Eastern Cape health department's spokesperson, Sizwe Kupelo, said stocks of medication used for hypertension, sexually transmitted diseases, allergies and contraception were found. Some were Schedule 5 medications.
A female Metrorail train driver had to get stitches after she was attacked by commuters for refusing to stop between stations in KwaZulu-Natal, the United National Transport Union has said.
A house in Pretoria West was allegedly set alight by foreign nationals illegally occupying it - this after they were evicted.
A woman who allegedly assaulted children at a nursery school in Carletonville, Gauteng, is expected to plead to assault charges when she appears in court next month.
Police are still on the hunt for a woman who allegedly walked off with R4m in cash from her employer, SBV Services.
A 72-year-old Durban woman has been strangled to death during a morning house robbery at her Chatsworth home, KwaZulu-Natal police say.
Xander Bylsma has been found guilty of the murder of Marna Engelbrecht, 17, and Sharnelle Hough 16.
The councillor is accused of raping a 22-year-old Nelson Mandela University student at a flat in Port Elizabeth. He is out on bail of R2 000.
A Durban woman who is accused of strangling what is believed to be a newborn baby, is granted bail in the Durban Magistrate's Court.
Gauteng police have moved to clarify that they have, as yet, not released any sketches in connection with the New Year's Eve shooting in Melville, Johannesburg.
The death of another Johannesburg Metro Police Department officer, allegedly at the hands of a drunk driver, has sparked the DA's bid to petition Parliament to amend laws for stricter and heftier sentences against those driving under the influence.
The United National Transport Union accuses Prasa of failing to provide a safe and healthy work environment for its employees after a train driver is stoned while on duty in KZN.
Four students from Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth have been arrested for allegedly violating a court order which prohibits them from embarking on violent protests in the institution.
Three men have been sentenced to lengthy terms of imprisonment for burning a KwaZulu-Natal man alive after they discovered that he had a relationship with one of their girlfriends, according to police.
The father of Xander Bylsma, who was found guilty for murdering his ex-girlfriend and her friend, allegedly assaulted the investigating officer shortly after the judgment was delivered.
A 21-year-old farmer from Viljoenskroon in the Free State has appeared in court for the attempted murder of a teenage boy who allegedly wanted to steal mielies.
Almost two months after his release on parole, Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe says he finds being given special remission conflicting.
A police officer facing six charges of murder was on Monday released on bail in the Hammarsdale Magistrate's Court in Durban.
Two security guards are wounded during a cash-in-transit heist at the Kit Kat Plaza in Pretoria West.
Cape Town detectives are investigating the murders of three people who were burnt to death over the weekend, according to Western Cape police.
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