Articles containing the tag ‘attack
By Staff Writer On Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Three Brothers Among Seven eNgcobo Suspects Killed in Police Shootout

On Friday night at Nyanga village near eNgcobo, Eastern Cape, seven suspects linked to the eNgcobo police station massacre were shot dead in a gunfight with a special task force that was assembled to hunt down ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

Police Officers Attacked In Broad Daylight

Two Inanda police officers were robbed of their guns, stripped of their uniforms and shot, in an impudent attack on Tuesday in broad daylight. A 38-year-old sergeant was killed and left in the back of his polic... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

Marli van Breda Returns to School

Marli van Breda, one of the two survivors of the Stellenbosch axe murders, has started going back to her former school on a full time basis and is said to be coping well with all her work to the extent that she... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Xenophobic Violence: Gauteng Police and Disaster Management Centres on High Alert

The police in Gauteng are on high alert as there seems to be a spike in the incidents of xenophobic attacks, which started in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal and have spread to the other parts of the country. On Friday e... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Foreigners Close Shops as Rumours of Xenophobic Violence Spread to Johannesburg

With xenophobic violence raging on in parts of Kwa-Zulu Natal, rumours of potential xenophobic attacks have begun to spread in Johannesburg.  Several foreign-owned shops have closed their doors to the public t... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

147 People Killed by Al-Shabaab in Kenya

In the early hours of Thursday, the 2nd of April, at least four gunmen who had themselves strapped with explosives and other forms of ammunition stormed the gates of Garissa University in the northern part of K... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

Axe Attack Survivor Marli van Breda Discharged from Hospital

Marli van Breda, the 16-year old who survived a gruesome axe attack on her and her family has been discharged. The grade 11 pupil sustained head injuries during an attack on her family at the De Zalze golf esta... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Van Breda Family to Support Henri ‘No Matter What’

The van Breda family has come out in full support of the surviving boy in the axing of his family which happened last week. The uncle to Henri van Breda, Andrè van Breda told reporters that the family would su... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

One Injured as Police Foil Armed Robbers in Bryanston

As unemployment rises and life gets tougher for those without a job, there is a proportional increase in crime activities particularly in metropolitan areas like Johannesburg and Cape Town. On Tuesday, the fast... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, November 10th, 2014

No House Arrest for Oscar: He Has No Ankles!

Oscar Pistorius may not be eligible for release after ten months as previously stated soon after his sentencing last month because he does not have the ankles on which the tracking device can be attached. This ... Read more »