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 instill fear in criminals but they have the same impact on the general public. News24 shared footage of a video clip showing a man tied to a moving police van. The Mozambican taxi driver, Mido Macia, was dragged around for a few hundred metres suffering severe injuries. He la... Read more »
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By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Officer in Pistorius Case Facing Attempted Murder Charges

The plot keeps getting thicker in the Oscar Pistorius murder case leaving many to wonder if justice will prevail or if the case will be blown to bits by police incompetence. What the state initially thought was... 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 Khanyisa Bubu On Monday, February 11th, 2013

Afcon final 2013: Nigeria 1 – 0 Burkina Faso

It was very clear from the time the semifinals were concluded that the AFCON CUP itself would be going to West Africa. As the remaining games were Ghana vs Burkina Faso and Nigeria vs Mali, for many people or s... Read more »
By Bongeka On Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

President Jacob Zuma wins second term

President Jacob Zuma won a second term as president of the ANC at Mangaung on Tuesday. His victory was followed by a loud cheering which forced the lady announcing the results to pause for a while. Cyril Ramaph... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Saturday, November 3rd, 2012

1 Time Airline shuts down

South African low-cost airline 1 Time has been shut down due to financial problems. It is reported that hundreds of passengers were left stranded at the airports and had to make alternative travel arrangements.... Read more »
By Zuziwe On Friday, October 19th, 2012

Thomas Madigage dies in a car accident

Sapa — Assistant Bafana Bafana coach Thomas Madigage died in a car accident near Burgersfort, Limpopo police confirmed on Friday morning. “We can confirm that he passed away last night between 10pm and ... Read more »
By Smanga Kumalo On Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Jub Jub and co-accused found guilty

Hip-hop musician Molemo “Jub Jub” Maarohanye and Themba Tshabalala were found guilty on Tuesday on four counts of murder and two of attempted murder in the Protea Magistrate’s Court. Magistrat... Read more »
By The Editor On Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Pakistan factory blaze kills more than 280 people

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — Fires at two clothing factories in Pakistan left 283 people dead — many trapped behind locked doors and barred windows — tragedies that highlight workplace perils in a country whe... Read more »
By Reuters On Thursday, September 6th, 2012

61 Migrants die as their boat sinks off Turkey

At least 61 migrants including Palestinians and Syrians, more than half of them children, died after their overcrowded boat sank just tens of metres off Turkey’s western Aegean coast on Thursday, official... Read more »