Articles containing the tag ‘shooting
    By Staff Writer On Monday, August 5th, 2019

    29 People Killed in El Paso and Dayton Mass Shootings

    Twenty nine people were killed in the US in two separate mass shootings which occurred less than 24 hours apart during the weekend. The first shooting, which took place at 10:39am on Saturday at a Walmart shop ... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Sunday, July 22nd, 2018

    Eleven People Killed in Taxi-violence-linked Shooting in Colenso, KZN

    KZN – Eleven people were killed on the R74 in Colenso on Saturday night in a shooting that has been linked to taxi violence. It is reported that the victims, who are said to be affiliated to the Ivory Par... Read more »
    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 »