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    New Westbury Gang Violence Suspect Arrested

    A 32-year-old man was arrested on Sunday in connection with the murder of 41-year-old Heather Peterson who died after getting caught up in a shootout in the suburb of Westbury, her killing leading to the recent strike in the area. The 32-year-old suspect was also arrested in connection with the attempted murder of Peterson’s 10-year-old […]

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    Two KZN Men Due to Appear in Court for Illegal Possession of Firearms

    Two suspects are expected to appear in the New Hanover Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning to face charges of illegal possession of unlicensed firearms and ammunition. In a statement, KwaZulu Natal police said the suspects, aged 36 and 46, were arrested over the weekend during operations in the Mvoti area. “On Friday night, a joint […]

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    SARS Inquiry Resumes Amid Looming Constitutional Court Bid

    The Nugent Commission of Inquiry into the South African Revenue Service (SARS) on Monday resumed in Pretoria, despite a brewing Constitutional Court bid by suspended tax boss Tom Moyane to have it halted. Judge Robert Nugent, who is heading the inquiry, has also filed a notice of motion to oppose Moyane’s application, arguing that “there […]

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    CSA Confirms AB De Villiers for Mzansi Super League

    Cape Town – Cricket South Africa (CSA) has announced that AB de Villiers will take part in this year’s Mzansi Super League. That was confirmed on Monday as the six franchise names were unveiled at a function in Johannesburg. De Villiers will play for the Tshwane Spartans and he will be joined by the likes of Hashim Amla (Durban Heat), […]

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    SA Man ‘Kidnapped’ in Mozambique Faces ‘a Number of Charges’

    The family of a South African man is devastated by what they described as his mysterious disappearance in Mozambique – apparently for the second time. However, authorities say André Hanekom was arrested – not kidnapped – and that he faces “a number of charges”. In August, when Hanekom went missing for the first time, his family […]

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    Accused in KZN Mosque Attack, Bombs Scares to Appear in Court

    Nineteen people accused of a fatal attack at a KwaZulu-Natal Shia mosque and the placement of several explosive devices at Durban shopping centers are expected to appear before the Verulam Family Court on Monday. Their case was postponed for seven days when they appeared in court last Tuesday to allow the Hawks to conduct the […]

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    Man Accused of Dismembering Wife to Go for Mental Observation

    A man accused of dismembering his wife and leaving parts of her in different sections of Khayelitsha has finally been allocated a bed in a hospital where his mental state will be assessed, the Western Cape High Court heard on Friday. Goodman Nobade has been charged with murder, assault with intent to inflict grievous bodily […]

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    Take Your Pic: Top Photographer Toast Coetzer Rates Go! Reader Pics

    Michaela writes: I took this photo at sunset in Moremi Game Reserve. It was winter and there was mist coming off the ground; probably the result of the temperature of the Okavango Delta dropping as night approached. These impalas appeared out of nowhere, dancing across the foreground as I snapped a shot of the sunset. Africa […]