Today in history remembers a bombing in Pretoria, a grateful PM’s call to Madiba, the Queen in the SA Parliament, independence and a rebellion.
This day in history has an earthquake, a politician arrested for gun running and one celebrating a birthday, and a hanging that did not go to plan.
Zimbabwe launches a programme of forcibly taking land from farmers. The removals are often violent and carried out by pro-Mugabe war veterans.
Polokwane police made a major breakthrough this week, when they nabbed a car theft syndicate, operating at a smallholding just outside the Limpopo capital.
The ship the SS Mendi, sank 100 years ago today off the coast of the Isle of Wight. The ship was carrying a contingent of black South African soldiers, who were supporting the British in WWI.
Robert Mugabe still believes that he is the only suitable candidate to rule Zimbabwe. He spoke during an interview in the build-up to celebrations for his 93rd birthday on February 21.
Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Willard Katsande says he has reversed his decision to retire from international football.
The incident is believed to have taken place in the early hours on Saturday, when the suspects attacked the victim before killing killing him.
Leader of the Zimbabwe Communist League, Ian Beddowes, said he was comfortable with the idea of the recently elected Mayor trying to flush out drug use and drug dealing in that Metro.
He was also behind the popular #ThisFlag protest movement on social media.