Thu, 13 December, 2018
Rachel and Rodney Saunders.
A Verulam court heard on Wednesday that the state would be seeking the services of an international terrorism expert in the case of murdered botanists, Rachel and Rodney Saunders.State advocate Adele Barnard told the Verulam Family Court that the state was seeking a remand to May 2019 in order to finalise the services of United Kingdom-based expert, Dr Florence Gaub.Gaub would be utilised to provide an expert report on terrorism and digital downloads found...
Julius Malema

Malema’s ‘Invade Land’ Comments Could Spark Violence, Court Hears

Lawyers representing the minister of justice in the case against Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader...

Police Rearrest Alleged Wife Killer Rob Packham

CAPE TOWN - Alleged wife killer Rob Packham has been rearrested on Wednesday.It’s understood he...

Knysna DA Councillor To Face Council Disciplinary Hearing

CAPE TOWN – The disciplinary hearing against Democratic Alliance councillor in Knysna Peter Myers has...
AB Xuma Primary school in Orlando

Former Scholar Patrol Guard Cleared Of All Counts Of Sex Abuse At Soweto School

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Former Scholar Patrol Guard Cleared Of All Counts Of Sex Abuse At Soweto School

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7 Traffic Cops Arrested In CT Over Licence Test Bribes

CAPE TOWN - Seven traffic officers were arrested in Khayelitsha on Wednesday morning.The officials work...
Tristan-Lee Niemand.

SA Mother Desperate For Help To Secure Detained Daughter’s Release In China

CAPE TOWN - A mother whose daughter is being held in China is begging authorities...
Kenya Replaces New Coins

‘Big Change’: Kenya Replaces Leaders With Animals On New Coins

Kenya’s replaced the likenesses of former political leaders with animals on its newly minted coins. President Uhuru Kenyatta says this shows his country has a...
French President Emmanuel Macron.

Macron Unveils Measures To Curb Yellow Vest Protest

Embattled French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday announced a series of financial measures seeking to defuse the "yellow vest" revolt that has triggered violent...
Kgalema Motlanthe.

Motlanthe Offers Help To End Zimbabwe’s Political Impasse

Former president Kgalema Motlanthe - who headed the post election violence probe in Zimbabwe - has reportedly offered to mediate between President Emmerson Mnangagwa...
US President Donald Trump.

‘US Democracy Under Threat With Trump’ Say Ex-Senators

Forty-four former US Senators from both major US parties warned Monday of threats to US democracy under President Donald Trump, and a "constitutional crisis"...
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Superbug Diagnosed By 39 Babies In Romanian Maternity Hospital

The number of babies diagnosed with a drug-resistant superbug at a maternity hospital in Romania's capital has risen to 39, authorities said on Monday.Raluca...

Nuns Steal R7m For Las Vegas Trips, Church Refuses To Pursue Charges

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Egypt’s Knee-jerk Reaction to a Simmering ProblemEgyptian authorities restricted the sale of yellow reflective vests amid fears opponents might attempt to copy French gilets...
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Could Pending Retrenchment, R3bn Bailout Be Behind SABC Board Exodus?

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