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Six banking customers were killed in associated robbery incidents.
Consumers urged to use alternative methods of banking

Friday 25 July 2014 08:50

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) has called on consumers to use alternative methods of banking.


Nkosi continues testimony in Krejcir trial

Friday 25 July 2014 06:50

State witness Doctor Nkosi will continue his testimony in the trial of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and five co-accused in the High Court, sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court in Gauteng.


Taegrin Morris died after he was dragged alongisde his mother's car in a hijacking attempt last weekend.
Taegrin Morris remembered in Reiger Park

Friday 25 July 2014 05:40

Hundreds of people attended the memorial service of four-year-old Taegrin Morris in Boksburg on the East Rand.


Over 200 000 Numsa affiliated workers have been involved in a three week long strike.
Numsa members denied permission to march

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:51

Hundreds of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) members, gathered in downtown Johannesburg, have been told that they do not have permission to march.


Lonmin's security boss recounts how they escaped death

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:48

Lonmin's security boss, Dewald Louw, has told the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria that he and his colleague were on one occasion compelled to arm themselves.


Defence in Krejcir’s trial has requested CCTV footage

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:39

The defence in the drug trial of Czech fugitive, Radovan Krejcir, has requested CCTV footage from the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court.


‘Reiger Park residents still in shock’

Thursday 24 July 2014 11:27

Some of the Reiger Park residents are wondering whether they will ever be able to move past the horrific murder of four-year-old Taegrin Morris.  


Lonmin security boss continues testimony at Marikana Inquiry

Thursday 24 July 2014 08:11

Lonmin security boss, Dewald Louw, will continue giving evidence at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion on Thursday morning.


Mamabolo aims to achieve objectives in his term

Thursday 24 July 2014 05:24

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Jacob Mamabolo, says he would like to achieve four objectives during his term that will significantly boost the province's economy.


President Jacob Zuma was speaking during his budget vote in Parliament on Wednesday.
Zuma condemns hijacking incidents

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:16

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the two incidents of hijacking involving children.


The two officers, aged 38 and 40, were shot in the upper body and the hand respectively.
Two cops shot on the East Rand

Wednesday 23 July 2014 14:49

Two police constables were shot and wounded on Wednesday during a shoot-out with a group of men in Dawn Park.


Thousands of EFF members staged a violent march to the legislature on Tuesday.
EFF charged for damaging Gauteng legislature

Wednesday 23 July 2014 14:24

Gauteng deputy speaker, Uhuru Moiloa, says the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will be held accountable for damages incurred at the legislature after a violent protest on Tuesday.


Khumalo back in hot seat at Krejcir trial

Wednesday 23 July 2014 05:25

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's lawyer, Annelene van den Heever, will continue cross examining State witness Bhekizitha Khumalo in the High Court sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court.


Police increase reward for Reiger Park boy's killers

Tuesday 22 July 2014 19:13

Gauteng police have increased the reward to R100 000 for anyone who can help with information that will lead to the arrest of suspected hijackers in Reiger Park near Benoni.


 The lawyer for the injured and arrested Marikana mineworkers ,advocate Dali Mpofu (R).
Mr X defends police

Tuesday 22 July 2014 12:34

The crucial witness known only as Mr X has come to the defence of the police.


 Community members have threatened to burn the police station.
Police Minister urges community partnership in fighting crime

Tuesday 22 July 2014 08:30

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says the recent hijacking incident in Reiger Park in Boksburg on Gauteng’s East Rand is extremely terrible.


ANC calls for peaceful resolution to Israel-Palestine conflict

Tuesday 22 July 2014 08:00

The ANC in Gauteng will propose a motion at the sitting of the provincial legislature to observe a moment of silence in solidarity with the people of Palestine.


27 striking workers to appear in court

Tuesday 22 July 2014 06:45

Twenty-seven striking workers will on Tuesday appear in the Germiston Magistrate's Court on Gauteng's East Rand.


Angry residents gathered outside the Reiger Park police station in Johannesburg on Monday.
Reiger Park family seeks answers to hijacking

Tuesday 22 July 2014 06:20

The family of a four-year-old boy who died in a hijacking at Reiger Park, east of Johannesburg, say they want to know who ordered the hijacking.


Eight people were injured, three of them critically.
Four killed in Randburg bus accident

Tuesday 22 July 2014 05:48

Four people were killed on Monday when a bus veered off the road, in Fontainebleau, Randburg, and hit 12 people, Johannesburg emergency services said.


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