Foreigners Return To Orange Farm

Most foreign shop owners in Orange-Farm, South of Johannesburg went back to the township to trade since violent unrests broke out last month. Scores of foreigners were forced to flee when they were attacked and their stores looted. The attacks came shortly after the foreigners allegedly shot and killed people in the Vaal. It was rumored that they (foreigners) shot and killed a seven-year-old child in Zone 3 Sebokeng. According to the community members, foreigners earlier shot... Read more »
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By Smanga Kumalo On Sunday, June 9th, 2013

Political Parties Want Mayor Mahole Simon Mofokeng To Step Down

The opposition political parties are calling for Sedibeng district executive mayor Mahole Simon “Sy” Mofokeng to step down as mayor. The Democratic Alliance and COPE ganged up and called for his res... Read more »
By Smanga Kumalo On Saturday, June 8th, 2013

Ten Arrested For Kidnapping

(Johannesburg) – The police have tracked down ten people on Saturday morning in Orange-Farm, South of Johannesburg in connection with kidnapping. It is believed the suspects were arrested after 29 alleged... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Sunday, June 2nd, 2013

Johannesburg Celebrities Party for Charity

On Friday, the residents of Johannesburg came out in their numbers in support of the World Changers SA charity event at BAR9 in Midrand. Celebrities, entertainers and members of the public were part of the driv... Read more »
By Smanga Kumalo On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Nelson Mandela’s Exclusive Television Appearance Slammed

JOHANNESBURG – The South African anti-apartheid icon Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela made his first “exclusive” appearance on SABC TV, a state owned national broadcaster on Monday evening. Mandela, ... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Pistorius Brothers Due In Court This Week

Though no specific destination has been mentioned, it appears that Oscar Pistorius is really set on getting the court to reconsider his bail conditions particularly where travelling is concerned. Oscar Pistoriu... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Wits Lecturer Accused of Sexual Assault

With numerous highly active campaigns against the abuse of women and children in South Africa, one would expect a noticeable drop in these types of crimes but, that has not been the case. Times Live reported on... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Friday, March 1st, 2013

Man Dies After Horrific Assault by Police

Cases of police brutality have always been common in South Africa but it appears that lately there has been a wave of particularly brazen incidents. The words ‘shoot to kill’ were supposed to instil... Read more »
By Bongeka On Friday, February 15th, 2013

Oscar Pistorius shoots girlfriend dead on Valentine’s day

World-famous South African athlete Oscar Pistorius, also known as “The Blade Runner”, allegedly shot his girlfriend dead on Valentine’s day. According to reports, this incident took place in t... Read more »
By Carika Ferreira On Monday, February 11th, 2013

Drug War Rages On In Gauteng

The fight against drugs in Gauteng has now escalated to a full-scale war. “Drug dealing and use are now a massive problem in .”  These were the words of Warrant Officers all over Gauteng after they discove... Read more »