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The six suspects arrested face charges of housebreaking, robbery with aggravating circumstances, kidnapping, murder and theft.
Four of six arrested for Naidoo family murder to appear in court

Monday 19 June 2017 07:17

Four of the six men arrested for the murder of the Naidoo family of Northcliff in Johannesburg will appear at the Centurion Magistrate's Court.


Cloudy and cold conditions can be expected in Western Cape this week.
Cold front to hit Western Cape this week

Monday 19 June 2017 07:10

The South African Weather Service says another cold front is expected to hit the Western Cape this week.


Gauteng police probing attack on Uber driver and passenger

Sunday 18 June 2017 18:09

Police have launched a manhunt for three men who robbed an Uber driver and shot and wounded his two passengers in Morningside, north of Johannesburg.


The men and women in blue marched from Mary Fitzgerald square to Mandela Bridge in Newtown to create awareness about the brutal killing of women and children.
JHB police march against women and children abuse

Friday 9 June 2017 15:55

'Stop violence against women and children' is the message from members of the Johannesburg police who marched to highlight the problem.


The 2016 road fatalities are the highest since 2007.
2016 road fatalities above 14 000

Friday 9 June 2017 15:33

The Automobile Association says human factors are indicated as the biggest contributors to road crashes and fatalities


NPA to oppose Karabo murder accused bail plea

Saturday 13 May 2017 08:00

The National Prosecuting Authority says it will oppose bail for the man accused of the murder of Karabo Mokoena.


Thus far, over 20 boys have come forward and case may be transferred to the High Court.
Parktown Boys High School rape case postponed

Wednesday 10 May 2017 20:28

The rape and sexual assault case involving a former Parktown Boys' High School water polo coach could be transferred to the High Court.


Evidence gathering delays Parktown Boys sex case

Wednesday 10 May 2017 12:01

The rape and sexual assault case involving a former Parktown Boys' High School water polo coach has been postponed to July.


Social worker strike called off

Thursday 13 April 2017 17:48

The five-week long social worker strike has ended with Nehawu and the Social Development Department signing an agreement following lengthy negotiations.


Sassa CEO to challenge Dlamini's affidavit on grant debacle

Wednesday 5 April 2017 16:50

Sassa CEO, Thokozani Magwaza, says he would also like to present his side of the story to the Constitutional Court after Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini filed her affidavit last week.


The Wits Journalism State of the Newsroom report looks at challenges of producing quality and independent journalism in an age of the new editorial order.
Political volatility straining SA newsrooms: Report

Wednesday 5 April 2017 08:08

The Wits School of Journalism Head of Department, Professor Franz Kruger, says increased political pressure continues to strain South African newsrooms.


Economic pressures have led to fewer jobs for journalists and the continued decline in of print circulations over the 2015 and 2016 periods.
Economic pressures weigh heavily on newsrooms

Wednesday 5 April 2017 06:30

Economic pressures continue to squeeze the life blood out of newsrooms leading to job losses, according to the Wits Journalism annual report entitled State of the Newsroom.


Joe Mafela laid to rest

Wednesday 29 March 2017 16:06

Veteran actor Joe Mafela has been laid to rest at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg.


Actors, musicians and veterans in the arts industry are present to bid Mafela goodbye.
Mafela described as a pillar of strength

Wednesday 29 March 2017 11:11

The family and friends of veteran actor Joe Mafela have described him as a pillar of strength.


Watch Joe ‘Sdumo’ Mafela funeral

Wednesday 29 March 2017 09:00

The funeral service of another icon, veteran actor Joe Mafela is underway at the University of Johannesburg's Soweto Campus.


SABC decries its negative portrayal

Thursday 16 March 2017 15:04

SABC has warned that the continued negative portrayal of its financial situation in public could lead to staff retrenchments.


Bathabile Dlamini failed her in duties: Black Sash

Wednesday 15 March 2017 12:22

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has completely failed in her duties. This is according to non-governmental organisation, Black Sash.


Bathabile Dlamini has been widely criticised for her handling of the Sassa and CPS saga.
Constitutional Court to hear social grants case

Wednesday 15 March 2017 05:31

The Constitutional Court will on Wednesday hear non-profit organisation Black Sash's application to seek the reinstatement of the court's oversight role in the payment of social grants.


Tlali described as a fearless leader

Wednesday 1 March 2017 21:49

The late Mirriam Tlali has been described as a fearless leader who opened the path for many black writers.


SAHRC concerned about foreign national attacks

Tuesday 21 February 2017 15:36

The South African Human Rights Commission has raised concerns over escalating violence against foreign nationals.


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