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Oscar Pistorius

All Eyes on SA As Oscar Murder Trial Begins

All Eyes on SA As Oscar Murder Trial Begins

Pretoria – A small city of temporary studios has already begun to form outside the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria as media from both South Africa and the world prepare for what may be the trial of the year, the murder trial of paralympian, Oscar Pistorius. The trial is set to run for three

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Waterkloof Two Parole Revoked

Johannesburg – The two convicted killers and members of the Waterkloof Four, Frikkie du Preez and Christoff Becker, had their parole revoked and will be sent back to prison where they will have to wait another year before appearing before the parole board. “This confirms the zero tolerance stance of government, and the department …


Abducted Baby Found During Drug Bust

Gauteng – A two-month old baby, allegedly abducted, was found along with 14 packets of the drug, cat (methcathinone),during a raid at a woman’s home in Brakpan, on Friday. According to Ekurhuleni metro police spokesperson, Wilfred Kgasago, the woman was arrested after her house was raided following a tip off. Police discovered the drugs, which

Mazibuko Recovering After Surgery

Cape Town – The DA’s Lindiwe Mazibuko will be out for two weeks while recovering in hospital after undergoing surgery said Democratic Alliance (DA) parliamentary caucus chairman, Wilmot James, on Friday. “On the advice of her doctors, Ms Mazibuko was admitted to hospital in Cape Town and underwent surgery yesterday afternoon,” he said. James, who

Julius Malema

Malema In Court Again

Johannesburg – Julius Malema, leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is expected to appear in the Vanderbijlpark Magistrate’s Court on Thursday to face a charge of reckless or negligent driving. Malema was arrested in December last year for driving 215km/h in a 120m/h zone. He was charged with reckless and negligent driving. According to


Blood of Manenberg Gang Violence Victims on Zille’s Hands

Cape Town – The education department must ensure staff and learners are safe at schools, said ANC’s Marius Fransman as the province’s opposition party threatened to take legal action against the Western Cape premier Helen Zille and education MEC Donald Grant should gang violence in Manenberg result in the death or injury of a pupil.