Articles containing the tag ‘shooting
By Staff Writer On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

More Jail Time Awaits Oscar Pistorious as His Conviction is Upgraded to Murder

It appears that Oscar Pistorious will soon be heading back to jail to serve a longer sentence following the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeals (SCA) on Thursday to upgrade his conviction from culpable hom... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Steenkamps Pleased with Move to Stop Pistorious’s Release

28-year-old fallen paralympian athlete Oscar Pistorious was charged with culpable homicide and was sentenced to a five year jail term by judge Thokozile Masipa for shooting his girlfriend dead through a bathroo... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Charleston AME Church Holds First Service After Shooting

Even though there was a semblance of normalcy in the Emmanuel AME Church as the congregants attended their first service on Sunday, there was no hiding the fact that a tragedy had recently occurred on the very ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, June 12th, 2015

Eskom CEO Brian Molefe Calls Strikers Traitors

The acting Chief Executive Officer for the Eskom, Mr Brian Molefe, has described the workers that are on strike at the Medupi plant as traitors who are bent on destabilizing the country at a time when the compa... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Monday, April 27th, 2015

Lil Wayne tour bus shot at multiple times

Lil Wayne’s tour buses were shot at several times overnight while driving on I-285 near I-75 in Cobb country early Sunday morning. Atlanta police were tipped off at around 3:30 am after Lil Wayne’s ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

At Least Two Dead in Taxi Violence

It is reported that two taxi drivers were killed instantly at the scene of two crimes after what appears to be a taxi war on Wednesday afternoon. On the other hand, in what may or may not be a follow up to the ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Man Shoots Wife and Himself at a Police Station

It is reported that a man shot and killed his wife before turning the gun on himself at a Johannesburg police station in the early hours of Tuesday morning. According to the police spokesman, the couple had arr... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Metro Police Officer Arrested For Killing Soweto Man

The police have confirmed that they have arrested and detained for questioning, a 45 year old Johannesburg Metro Police Officer in connection with the shooting of two men in Dobsonville, Soweto in the early hou... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

R1 Million Offered to Senzo Meyiwa’s Family by Motsepe

It is understood from sources close to the president of Mamelodi Sundowns, Patrice Motsepe, that he has been so touched by the “senseless killing” of South African national team and Orlando Pirates ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Senzo Meyiwa’s Death: Rumours of Contract Killing Dismissed

The police have dismissed the rumours doing the rounds that the killing of Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa was a contract killing which was directly aimed at the soccer star. A top po... Read more »