Articles containing the tag ‘johannesburg
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Guard Killed and Over 200 Injured in Johannesburg Train Crash

The CEO for the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa), Mosenngwa Mofi, has confirmed that a Metrorail guard was killed and a female train driver was airlifted to hospital, while 240 people were injured ... 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 Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Monday, April 6th, 2015

SAPS denies that suspect has been arrested in N3 cop killings

The South African Police Services say that a report by News24 claiming that the police had arrested a suspect involved in last week Sunday’s Freeway cop killing in Modderfontein is not true. In the report New... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Brazen criminals target Metrobus

A Metrobus driver and a passenger were shot on Wednesday morning after criminals robbed a bus going to Newlands, Johannesburg. The bus had several passengers on board at the time. At around 5:30 am, the bus was... Read more »
By Chelsea-Summer Lodewyk On Friday, March 27th, 2015

Luke Tibbetts Killer Gets Two Life Terms

Lindray Khakhu, the man accused of killing Westbury toddler Luke Tibbetts was sentenced to two life terms on Friday for two counts of murder. Tibbetts was shot in the head while sitting on his mother’s ... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Police to fight taxi violence

The South African Police Service (SAPS) and the Gauteng Department of Transport have issued a statement, saying that they will be collaborating in order to bring down taxi violence in Gauteng, after it has seen... Read more »
By Smanga Kumalo On Saturday, June 15th, 2013

Three Killed in a Horrific Accident in Constantia Kloof

Three people were killed and 18 seriously injured on Friday when a truck crashed through a wall in Constantia Kloof, west of Johannesburg . Johannesburg metro police department spokesperson Chief Superintendent... Read more »