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Joseph Motsamai Semitjie was convicted of reckless and negligent driving in 2013.
Joseph Motsamai Semitjie was convicted of reckless and negligent driving in 2013. ( )

Blue light driver gets five years

The driver of the blue light vehicle who knocked over a teenager while going through a red traffic light has been sentenced to five years imprisonment.

It's been reported that a family was attacked with an axe at their home in the De Zalze Estate in Stellenbosch (pictured above).
Estate residents silent over brutal family murder
Wednesday 28 January 2015 15:36
25 year anniversary of Madiba’s release
Wednesday 28 January 2015 14:30
 Residents have shut down all services except police and health services for more than two weeks in support of their demand.
Malamulele churches to hold vigil
Wednesday 28 January 2015 12:25
It's been reported that a family was attacked with an axe at their home in the De Zalze Estate in Stellenbosch (pictured above).
Estate residents silent over brutal family murder
Wednesday 28 January 2015 15:36
25 year anniversary of Madiba’s release
Wednesday 28 January 2015 14:30
 Residents have shut down all services except police and health services for more than two weeks in support of their demand.
Malamulele churches to hold vigil
Wednesday 28 January 2015 12:25
Two men held for Langlaagte looting
Wednesday 28 January 2015 12:15
NSFAS gunning for loan defaulters
Wednesday 28 January 2015 12:01
Ferdi Barnard to learn his fate
Ferdi Barnard to learn his fate

South Africa

It's been reported that a family was attacked with an axe at their home in the De Zalze Estate in Stellenbosch (pictured above).
Estate residents silent over brutal family murder

Wednesday 28 January 2015 15:36

Residents of a Stellenbosch golf estate where three family members were hacked to death are remaining tight-lipped on the incident.

Africa

Security forces surround Corinthia hotel after a car bomb in Tripoli.
Nine killed as gunmen storm luxury hotel in Libyan capital

Wednesday 28 January 2015 05:43

Heavily armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli favoured by Libyan officials and visiting delegations on Tuesday, killing at least nine people.

World

Truck laden with cats seized in Vietnam

Wednesday 28 January 2015 09:03

Vietnamese police have seized a truck carrying over a ton of cats smuggled from China to be sold to restaurants in northern Vietnam.

Politics

Justice Minister Michael Masutha is to announce on the parole and medical parole of Clive Derby-Lewis, Ferdi  Barnard, and Eugene de Kock on Friday.
Apartheid hitman Ferdi Barnard to learn his fate

Wednesday 28 January 2015 11:57

Ferdi Barnard was a member of The South African Civil Cooperation Bureau (CCB, a government-sponsored death squad during the apartheid era , and was convicted of the murder of David Webster.

Business

R700 billion lost due to corruption.
R700 billion lost to corruption in 20 years

Wednesday 28 January 2015 10:35

South Africa has lost R700 billion to corruption over the last 20 years, the Institute of Internal Auditors said on Wednesday.

Science

 The oldest snake fossil dated from about 102 million years ago.
Remarkable fossils push back snake origins by 65 million years

Wednesday 28 January 2015 07:00

Snakes have been slithering on Earth far longer than anyone ever realized.

Lifestyle

From Oscars to Sundance, Sharma and Revolori discuss India's 'Umrika'

Wednesday 28 January 2015 15:39

In the midst of the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, actors Suraj Sharma and Tony Revolori found themselves comparing notes on Hollywood's awards season.

Sport

Bafana Bafana a work in progress: Analyst

Wednesday 28 January 2015 08:35

Soccer Analyst, Mninawa Ntloko, says South Africans expected too much from the national team and the problem lies there.

Opinion

'SA can’t afford to have unstable anti-corruption agencies'

Wednesday 28 January 2015 11:50

Researcher at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS), Dr Hamadziripi Tamukamoyo says state institutions like the SIU, NPA, the Hawks and SARS are critical in keeping the country safe.

2015 Africa Cup of Nations

The 2015 edition of the Africa Cup of Nations will take place in Equatorial Guinea from 17 January – 8 February.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

ANC January 8 Statement

The African National Congress (ANC) will hold its annual 'January 8' statement and 103rd anniversary in Cape Town, Western Cape on 10 January 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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