Gauteng Most Likely to Have a Tighter Lockdown

The President of the Republic of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has hinted that a tightening of the lockdown regulations, particularly in Gauteng, may be in the offing. Ramaphosa was speaking from Cape Town port, where he was responding to questions fielded to him. He said that he was deeply worried by the unprecedented rate of transmission of the Covid 19 virus in what has become the fastest growing rates of transmission compared to the other two waves. In this light, he sai... Read more »
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By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Friday, April 10th, 2015

President Zuma Declares Chris Hani’s Grave a Heritage Site

President Jacob Zuma is to honour the late struggle icon Chris Hani today in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni, by declaring his grave as a heritage site. The presidency has also announced that they will unveil the Chris H... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Man Found in Burning Car in Florida With Hands Tied

The body of a male was discovered in a burning car in the Florida Park area in the early hours of Monday. The Johannesburg police confirmed this, adding that they have reason to suspect foul play since the man ... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Thursday, February 26th, 2015

William Nicol Taxi Violence Leads to Murder

Taxi violence has moved down William Nicol Drive from Hyde Park to Bryanston. The trouble started this morning on William Nicol Drive and Ballyclare Drive close to the Bryanston Shopping Centre and the Bryansto... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Woman to Lay Charges against National Police Commissioner

National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega and her office have found themselves in the spotlight once again, and for the same damning reason: crimes committed by members of her police force. Lana Stander, a wo... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Robber Killed in Roodekop

The police in Gauteng have reported that they shot and killed a man who is suspected of having been a member of a gang that had earlier robbed a scrap yard in Roodekop. According to a police spokesman, Lieutena... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, August 11th, 2014

The Oscar Pistorius Trial: Who is This Judge?

Judge Thokozile Masipa has heard all the evidence and witnesses that the prosecution and defence care to present before her as well as the two sides’ arguments on the case. However, who is this lady who h... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Near Fatal Shootout in Fourways

The level of crime in South Africa will once again be the focus of attention for many following the shoot-out that happened in the early hours of Thursday morning in north western Johannesburg, in Fourways. Wit... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

More Evictions: Gauteng to Provide Temporary Accomodation for Evictees

The departments of Human Settlements, Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, in conjunction with the City of Johannesburg, announced on Thursday that they will be providing shelter for the evictees of ... Read more »
By PAW On Tuesday, October 15th, 2013

Diepsloot Community Angered by Death of Two Girls

The community of Diepsloot was united in their search for two little cousins who disappeared on Saturday. Unfortunately, their search ended with tragic news on Tuesday morning. The bodies of the two girls, aged... Read more »