If we are serious about growing the economy and creating jobs, we need to support these young people – even though they don't seem to expect any help or handouts, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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Three University of KwaZulu-Natal students who allegedly beat a teenager to death in a “mob attack” want to be released on bail.
Two men appeared briefly in the Pietermaritzburg magistrate’s court on Monday charged with the murder of a local candidate attorney.
Four people, including two teenagers, have appeared in court in connection with the murder last year of three members of a traditional indlamu dance group called Abadlovozi.
The man who cut off the head of an 11-year-old boy will be sentenced next week.
Former Msunduzi traffic official Sifiso Hlengwa was on Tuesday found guilty of the murder of his boss, Phumla Dlamini.
A man who gained notoriety in his teen years as the so-called “shoelace killer”, Wesley Neil Julyan (32), is now charged in the Pietermaritzburg high court with murdering four members of his family.
Jake Smith's mom searched for answers as murder suspect is acquitted.
A traditional healer killed a teenager, buried him and then dug up the body to cut it up so that he could get more “healing powers”.
A policeman charged with killing his girlfriend has been denied bail as there is a possibility he might interfere with witnesses if he roams free.
After the alleged Golden State killer was arrested last month, many people were shocked by the fact he had worked as a policeman.
The beggar who was shot dead near the mosque in Church Street three years ago pleaded “please don’t shoot me” while he was on his knees. A man in front of him then kicked him and shot him.
The “gruesomeness and callousness” of a father who hanged his two children in Empangeni last month reduced any value placed on his remorse, said a judge who handed him two life sentences yesterday.
Relatives of the seven Khoza family members who were brutally murdered in Vlakfontein last year say they fear for their lives now that charges against the surviving alleged killer have been dropped.
A man who cut off the head of an 11-year-old boy claimed during his guilty plea in court on Tuesday that he did so because a policewoman had threatened to find and kill him whether he released the kidnapped boy or not.
A policeman who stood trial for the murder of his wife in Napierville was on Tuesday exonerated by the Pietermaritzburg high court.
A woman who could no longer tolerate being abused by her boyfriend, paid a man R5 000 to kill him.
Twenty-nine-year-old Mlungisi Zuma, who allegedly beheaded a young boy, had blamed the child’s mother for ruining his relationship with his girlfriend.
The man who allegedly killed his girlfriend a day before they were to wed was on Tuesday granted R5 000 bail on strict conditions.
An aspiring actress and singer who plunged from the 19th floor of a high-rise building may have been murdered, according to police.
A policeman on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to killing a colleague at the Victor Lembede Shooting Range in Pietermaritzburg two years ago.
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