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Hijackers strip couple naked

Sunday 23 October 2016 09:45

A couple has been stripped naked and dropped off in Thohoyandou in Limpopo during a hijacking.


People with albinism are being killed for muthi.
KZN Health MEC leads albinism awareness campaign

Saturday 22 October 2016 19:43

Sibongiseni Dhlomo believes the fact that people who have committed crimes against people with albinism have been arrested is a sign that awareness campaigns about the condition are working.


While police need to exercise their duties in quelling tensions, they also need to be trained to act adequately without infringing on the rights of students to protest.
ANC urges adequate police training to deal with student protests

Friday 21 October 2016 10:11

More needs to be done to train police to adequately deal with hostile situations that may arise during fees protests.


Congo capital silent amid general strike against poll delay

Wednesday 19 October 2016 21:41

The usually bustling streets of Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa were nearly empty on Wednesday amid a general strike.


The LGBTI community in North West is concerned about what they deem as hate crime incidents in the province.
N West LGBTI community living in fear

Monday 17 October 2016 21:24

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) community of Promosa Township in Potchesftroom in the North West are living in fear


The situation remains tense at the Knockando Hall residence as protesting students attack police.
No end to Wits students' clash with police

Monday 17 October 2016 12:01

Heavily armed police have continued to clash with University students at the Parktown residences.


On Friday, Wits University implemented a curfew starting 10pm to 6am.
Wits unaware of warrants of arrest for 45 students

Monday 17 October 2016 08:47

Wits University is unaware of the 45 warrants of arrest issued to students by the police says university spokesperson Sharona Patel.


The man was allegedly out bail for a series of robberies.
Man out on bail commits suicide fearing arrest

Sunday 16 October 2016 11:39

A 29-year old robbery suspect has allegedly committed suicide after he and his three accomplices were cornered by the police after an armed robbery near Dutywa in the Eastern Cape.


University of KwaZulu-Natal students are protesting for free education.
UKZN students barricade themselves inside of Westville campus

Friday 14 October 2016 16:19

Hundreds of University of KwaZulu-Natal students have barricaded themselves inside the grounds of a residence on the Westville campus amid a heavy police presence.


Wits University students have been protesting for free education.
Wits warns protesting students against disrupting classes

Friday 14 October 2016 14:38

Wits University has issued a stern warning to protesting students, saying anyone caught disrupting the academic programme will be severely dealt with.


Police on high alert at Wits

Friday 14 October 2016 07:45

Police are out in full force at Wits University on Friday morning with more than five Nyala's parked in front of the Great Hall.


TUT Management appeals to students to go back to class

Wednesday 12 October 2016 21:36

Management at the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) has appealed to students not to let the academic year go to waste.


Some property has been destroyed during students protests at University of KwaZulu-Natal.
Situation remains tense at UKZN

Wednesday 12 October 2016 20:02

The situation remains tense at the UKZN as some students continue boycotting classes while non-striking students try by all means to attend their classes.


TUT protesters force school children out of classrooms in Pretoria

Wednesday 12 October 2016 14:41

Protesting Tshwane University of Technology students have brought some parts of the Pretoria CBD to a complete standstill, also forcing some pupils out of their classrooms.


University of Limpopo to resume lectures

Wednesday 12 October 2016 08:34

Lectures at the University of Limpopo are expected to resume on Wednesday.


Acting Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane says that Saps will do their best to ensure that calm is restored in universities.
"Provoking of police during fees protests will not be tolerated"

Monday 10 October 2016 20:54

Acting National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane maintains that the police have the situation under control at all fees protests around the country


Students occupy streets in Braamfontein

Monday 10 October 2016 15:30

Police and Wits University protesting students have once again clashed on corner Bertha and Jorissen Streets in Braamfontein.


Gauteng clamps down on police corruption, 66 officers dismissed

Sunday 9 October 2016 16:19

Gauteng police have dismissed 66 police officers between April and September in 2016, in an effort to deal with corruption, police said on Sunday.


Three killed in Free State collision

Sunday 9 October 2016 13:22

Three people have been killed in a head-on collision on Brandfort road about 60 km outside Bloemfontein in the Free State.


Family seeks justice after rape of Mpumalanga granny

Friday 7 October 2016 11:21

The family of the 71-year-old senior citizen who was allegedly raped at the Carolina Hospital in Mpumalanga say they are still in shock.


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