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One person killed, 5 injured in Pilanesberg accident

One person has been following a head-on collision between two vehicles on Lerome road, north of Mogwase just outside of the Pilanesberg Nature reserve on Sunday night. "ER24 paramedics arrived at midnight to find all patients still sitting in their vehicles. Unfortunately nothing could be done for one of the male occupants who was declared dead," ER24 spokesperson Ross Campbell …

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Mkhwebane comes out gun flaming: I'm not a "Zupta" deployee

The general protector rejects claims that she is a "Zupta" publisher when she squares up to Gordhan, Ramaphosa and Madonsela, among others Despite a parliamentary inquiry that may lead to her being shouldered, the general protest has Busisiwe Mkhwebane came out with a vengeance, warned President Cyril Ramaphosa that he was not entitled to "review" witnesses in the Bosasa case …

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Angry community castrates man who allegedly took part in rape or teen girls

A man has died after he was castrated, allegedly at an angry mob from Ivory Park, east of Johannesburg, on Saturday night. According to Gauteng police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini, the incident comes after two girls aged 14 and 18 were allegedly raped. "Allegations that two girls were walking to Lindokuhle informal settlement were confronted by suspects armed with a …

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Malema in many youth day address: 'We can't be led by uneducated people'

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema urged the youth to make education fashionable Malema was speaking at the parties June 16 Youth Day celebrations at the University of Fort Hare or on Sunday. Throughout his address to the packed venue, he emphasized the "decolonization" of the education system in South Africa. "You must go to school, you must love education. …

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Calls for improved policing in Yeoville

JOHANNESBURG – The Yeoville community has outdated corrupt police officers, during a community safety engagement in the area. Topics of discussion also include enhancing police activity in the Johannesburg suburb. Foreign nationals, hijacked buildings and alleged mismanagement of the Yeoville police department. Police Minister General Bheki Cele, his home affairs counterpart, Aaron Motsoaledi and Joburg Public Safety were in attendance. …

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Murdered Stellenbosch farmer was looking to move family abroad because of safety concerns

Murdered Stellenbosch farmer Stefan Smit and a friend have been looking at safer countries abroad, concerned about the wellbeing of their families in crime-ridden South Africa. Pieter Haasbroek, in his tribute at Smit's memorial service on Friday in the packed Moedergemeente in Stellenbosch, said the vintner had been stolen from the industry and had become the seventh person he knew …

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SAA financials in the spotlight at state capture inquiry

JOHANNESBURG – The state capture inquiry chapter on aviation has taken off. Former president Jacob Zuma has been accused of interfering in a deal at the SAA. A former manager is testifying at the State Capture Inquiry. 19659004] READ: SAA requests R4bn government bailout Cynthia Stimpel testified that the airline's former chief financial officer Wolf Meyer shared details of a …

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WATCH: Ladysmith residents risk all on investment scheme that promises tenfold payout

Ladysmith residents are seen gathering in large numbers on Tuesday afternoon outside the offices of Bitcoin Wallet, an investment scheme that promises them 100% profits in 15 working days. Picture: Simphiwe Mbokazi / African News Agency (ANA) Ladysmith – Fears are growing at a highly lucrative "investment scheme" that promises to pay out ten-fold cash deposits within two weeks, which …

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The law of Ramaphosa agrees that Seriti does not properly put the arms deal on

The court on Tuesday heard an application from Corruption Watch to eliminate the results of the investigation which found that there were no signs of transplantation in the multibillion rand agreement. Chairman Cyril Ramaphosa. Image: GCIS. PRETORIA – President Cyril Ramaphosa's legal adviser has told Gauteng's Supreme Court in Pretoria that the arms trade mission led by Judge Willie Seriti …

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