Cousin Sentenced for Raping the Victim

[SAPS] The Mthunzini Regional Court convicted and sentenced the accused (35) to 18 years imprisonment for rape. He was sentenced on 12 December 2017 after the magistrate heard how he raped an 18-year-old woman at Esikhaleni area outside Richards Bay.

[SAPS] The Mthunzini Regional Court convicted and sentenced the accused (35) to 18 years imprisonment for rape. He was sentenced on 12 December 2017 after the magistrate heard how he raped an 18-year-old woman at Esikhaleni area outside Richards Bay.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Accident On the N10 Road Between Middelburg and Cradock

[SAPS] King William’s Town -On 2017-12-13 at about 02:27 a vehicle that was travelling (25) twenty-five kilometres from Middelburg on the N10 road towards Cradock hit a kudu. The driver lost control over the vehicle, swerved and hit an oncoming truck w…

[SAPS] King William's Town -On 2017-12-13 at about 02:27 a vehicle that was travelling (25) twenty-five kilometres from Middelburg on the N10 road towards Cradock hit a kudu. The driver lost control over the vehicle, swerved and hit an oncoming truck which drove over the vehicle. From the (5) passengers inside the vehicle, (3) three men passed away on the scene and (2) two passengers were seriously injured. The injured passengers were transported to hospital and the SAPS is currently busy with further investigation to determine the i

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Unlicensed Firearms Recovered At Kwamakhutha Area, Two Suspects Arrested

[SAPS] The Umhlali K9 unit assisted by various police units embarked on Safer Festive Season operations at Malukazi area, KwaMakhutha, south of Durban, last night. The members were following up information about illegal firearms in the area. They spott…

[SAPS] The Umhlali K9 unit assisted by various police units embarked on Safer Festive Season operations at Malukazi area, KwaMakhutha, south of Durban, last night. The members were following up information about illegal firearms in the area. They spotted a house fitting the same description given to them and it was searched. A 24-year-old man was arrested after he was found with two unlicensed pistols and ammunition. The members proceeded to another homestead in the area where they recovered another 9mm pistol wi

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‘They Won’t See Nasrec. We Will Show Them’ – Striking SABC Workers

[News24Wire] Striking SABC employees have threatened to shut down the broadcaster ahead of the African National Congress conference at Nasrec in Johannesburg on Saturday if the board does not meet its demands for a 10% salary increase.

[News24Wire] Striking SABC employees have threatened to shut down the broadcaster ahead of the African National Congress conference at Nasrec in Johannesburg on Saturday if the board does not meet its demands for a 10% salary increase.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Festive Season Operations in Full Swing

[SAPS] Port Elizabeth -Successes achieved during the festive season operations is as a result of high visibility patrols and searches in hot spot areas within the Mount Road Cluster. The Visible Gang Intervention Team (VGIT), National Intervention Team…

[SAPS] Port Elizabeth -Successes achieved during the festive season operations is as a result of high visibility patrols and searches in hot spot areas within the Mount Road Cluster. The Visible Gang Intervention Team (VGIT), National Intervention Team (NIT), Provincial Gang Investigation Unit and Crime Combatting Unit (CCU) operating from the COCC is wasting no time in arresting suspects in the Northern areas. Within 24 hours 8 suspects were arrested for drugs, murder and attempted murder and prohibited possession of a firearm

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Man Convicted of Killing Girlfriend’s Toddler to Be Sentenced

[News24Wire] Sentencing proceedings against Pieter van Tonder, convicted of the murder of 16-month-old Asheeqah Scott, are expected to resume in the Western Cape High Court on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Sentencing proceedings against Pieter van Tonder, convicted of the murder of 16-month-old Asheeqah Scott, are expected to resume in the Western Cape High Court on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Country’s ‘Short-Term Pain’ or ‘Long-Term Gain’ Future

[ISS] South Africa is at a crossroads. The political choices to be made during the African National Congress’s (ANC) leadership elections on 17 December will determine the country’s economic and developmental future for years to come.

[ISS] South Africa is at a crossroads. The political choices to be made during the African National Congress's (ANC) leadership elections on 17 December will determine the country's economic and developmental future for years to come.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA Electoral System Lacks Accountability

[Democracy Works] We have heard it said many times before: the South African electoral system does not provide a sufficient link between the citizen and the elected representative. Many have argued that our proportional representation-list system dimin…

[Democracy Works] We have heard it said many times before: the South African electoral system does not provide a sufficient link between the citizen and the elected representative. Many have argued that our proportional representation-list system diminishes levels of accountability.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt ‘Orders Land Grabbers to Vacate Farms’ – Report

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s new minister of lands, agriculture and rural settlement, Retired Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, has reportedly ordered those who have illegally occupied farm lands to leave “immediately” or face the wrath of law.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's new minister of lands, agriculture and rural settlement, Retired Air Marshal Perrance Shiri, has reportedly ordered those who have illegally occupied farm lands to leave "immediately" or face the wrath of law.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe