News

Tip-off leads to arrest of 3 in possession of explosives in Limpopo village

Tip-off leads to arrest of 3 in possession of explosives in Limpopo village

3 Arrested in possession of explosives in Limpopo village following tip-off
Supersport takes Mallet, Botha and Willemse off air after failing to resolve conflict

Supersport takes Mallet, Botha and Willemse off air after failing to resolve conflict

Supersport decided to temporarily take all three analysts involved in last weeks controversial incident. Ashwin Willemse stormed off the set during a live broadcast after being angered by Nick Mallet and Naas Botha.

Supersport takes Mallet, Botha and Willemse off air after failing to resolve conflict
Pretoria man killed when police accidentally raids the wrong house

Police raids wrong house; shoots and kills Pretoria civilian

The police raided a house while hunting down suspects believed to be involved in cash-in-transit robberies and killed the homeowner, a Pretoria civilian. Three of the suspects were caught and arrested during the raid.

Police raids wrong house; shoots and kills Pretoria civilian
Ramaphosa -"Die Stem and old South African flag are reminders of discrimination"

Ramaphosa -"Die Stem and old South African flag are reminders of discrimination"

President Ramaphosa believes that the nation cannot grow while people are still holding on to the past by singing 'Die Stem' and clinging to the old South African flag as they are symbols of oppression and misery.

Ramaphosa -"Die Stem and old South African flag are reminders of discrimination"
Chaos as Ramadaan turns into a dramatic punch-up at a Mosque in Overport

Chaos as Ramadaan turns into a dramatic punch-up at a Mosque in Overport

This Mosque saw a different take on Ramadan as a group of about 50 worshipers got into a brawl with each. other. The shame-faced group have since apologized for their behaviour, but not before it was all caught on camera

Chaos as Ramadaan turns into a dramatic punch-up at a Mosque in Overport
Bitcoin kidnapping 12-year old Katlego Marite found

Bitcoin kidnapping: 12-year old victim Katlego Marite found

Police have confirmed that they had found the Bitcoin kidnapping victim, 12-year-old Katlego Marite. Police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said Katlego was alone when police found him. No arrests have been made.

Bitcoin kidnapping: 12-year old victim Katlego Marite found
5 things to know about the local government audit

5 things to know about the local government audit

AG Kimi Makwetu on the latest municipal audit report: non-compliance of municipalities could lead to financial loss. Various interventions, one being investigation will without a doubt come to rectify this serious issue.

5 things to know about the local government audit
Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building

The National Council of Provinces (NCOP) must be "thorough, non-partisan and fearless" in its work in the North West, NCOP chairperson Thandi Modise said. Parliament is to refocus on where important issues need resolving.

Parliament focuses on key issues now that Zuma has left the building
Poppie van der Merwe's killers get sentenced to life in jail

Life behind bars for mom and stepdad that murdered Poppie van der Merwe

Poppie van der Merwe's murder shocked South Africans in October 2016 and now the two people responsible for her death have been sentenced to life in prison after they were found guilty of killing the three-year old girl.

Life behind bars for mom and stepdad that murdered Poppie van der Merwe
Edward Zuma coughs up after hate speech incident

Edward Zuma’s potty mouth sees him paying the piper

Edward Zuma landed himself in hot water when he let his mouth get the better of him. His angry tirade, documented in a letter, has seen him having to cough up R60 000 as a penalty for what has been deemed hate speech

Edward Zuma’s potty mouth sees him paying the piper
Parking-bays around SA hold millions in outstanding parking tickets

Parking-bays around SA hold millions in outstanding parking tickets

During the month of May, local travelers posted some pictures of an Audi and BMW completely left behind and covered in dust at OR Tambo Airport. The owners could not be contacted and the airport is now stuck with the vehicles.

Parking-bays around SA hold millions in outstanding parking tickets
PhD graduate recounts how lecturer told him 'you are carrying a useless degree'

PhD graduate recounts how lecturer told him 'you are carrying a useless degree'

Toba Bamigboye is the latest doctorate degree holder and he was full of so much joy that he decided to share his story on Facebook.The man had recounted how he never thought of getting a doctorate degree because he failed.

PhD graduate recounts how lecturer told him 'you are carrying a useless degree'
Humanitarian visas lure more white South African farmers to Australia

Humanitarian visas lure more white South African farmers to Australia

According to StatsSA’s Community Survey 2016, 26% of South Africans have moved to Australia and that number is rapidly rising. Now Australia plans to issue special visas to white South African farmers, luring away our agriculture.

Humanitarian visas lure more white South African farmers to Australia
Ndaba Mandela stands up for his grandfather's legacy

Ndaba Mandela stands up for his grandfather's legacy

Ndaba Mandela has come out fighting for his grandfather’s legacy and is adamant that accusations that former president Nelson Mandela sold out are utter hogwash. He reminds us of the lasting impact that his grandfather made.

Ndaba Mandela stands up for his grandfather's legacy
Kidnappers demand Bitcoin ransom worth R1.5 million for young Witbank boy

Kidnappers demand Bitcoin ransom worth R1.5 million for young Witbank boy

Thirteen-year-old Katlego Marite was kidnapped from his hometown Witbank on Sunday, the 20th of March. The kidnappers have left a ransom note demanding a ransom in Bitcoin currency to the value of R1.5 million from his parents.

Kidnappers demand Bitcoin ransom worth R1.5 million for young Witbank boy
Maimane cautions SA to remember Ramaphosa’s roots

Maimane cautions SA to remember Ramaphosa’s roots

In his review of President Ramaphosa's first 100 days in office, Musi Maimane has stated that the new President's progress has been less than overwhelming and that better progress is required. He reminded SA of Ramaphosa's roots

Maimane cautions SA to remember Ramaphosa’s roots
Happy ending for missing Newcastle girls

Missing Newcastle girls return home unharmed

Three little girls were the unfortunate victims of a hijacking gone wrong on Monday morning - they were kidnapped during the hijacking and was missing since. Fortunately, the girls were found alive and with no harm done to them.

Missing Newcastle girls return home unharmed
EMPD's treasure hunt pays off: Metro Police uncovers R1.5 million buried in township

EMPD's treasure hunt pays off: Metro Police uncovers R1.5 million buried in township

The Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department has a massive breakthrough after they uncovered R1.5 million in the informal settlement, Tsakane, after being tipped off by a reliable source. Photos of the discovery has since gone viral.

EMPD's treasure hunt pays off: Metro Police uncovers R1.5 million buried in township
SANDF Major Mohlala dismissed after racist comments

SANDF Major Mohlala dismissed after racist comments

The South African National Defence Force has dismissed one of its Majors today for voicing racist remarks on social media after an attack on a white man. Major MV Mohlala has been relieved of his job with immediate effect.

SANDF Major Mohlala dismissed after racist comments
Cele appoints General Nhlanhla Lucky Mkhwanazi as KZN police commissioner

Ditched by Zuma, reinstated by Cele: General Mkhwanazi appointed KZN police commissioner again

In 2011, Mkhwanazi was appointed to replace Cele as national police commissioner. But, a few months later, Zuma axed him. Now, 7 years later, Mkhwanazi makes his return as KZN police commissioner after Cele reappointed him again.

Ditched by Zuma, reinstated by Cele: General Mkhwanazi appointed KZN police commissioner again
Taiwanese company comes knocking, but Guptas are not home

Taiwanese company comes knocking, but Guptas are not home

The Gupta family is allegedly involved in yet another dodgy deal, this time with a Taiwanese company who claims the family's computer company owes them R15 million. However, the company appears to have ceased to exist in SA

Taiwanese company comes knocking, but Guptas are not home
Newcastle hijacking - 3 girls kidnapped as well

Three girls kidnapped during hijacking in Newcastle

Three young girls between the ages of 6 and 11 have been missing since the morning of 21 May. Families and friends are frantically searching for the little girls and are asking South Africans to help share their photo.

Three girls kidnapped during hijacking in Newcastle
Is Ronica Ragavan guilty of rerouting the Gupta millions?

Is Ronica Ragavan guilty of rerouting the Gupta millions?

The acting CEO of Gupta owned Oakbay, Ronica Ragavan, has been placed in court papers at the centre of a R200-million scheme that saw VAT refunds claimed by Optimum Coal Mine being “diverted” to a small company.

Is Ronica Ragavan guilty of rerouting the Gupta millions?
Briefly.co.za