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15 January 2019 12:01 PM Man dies after being set alight in Hillbrow mob justice attack

A man has died in hospital after he and another man were set alight in Hillbrow, Johannesburg on Monday. The alleged attack happened after residents accused the two men of stealing a handbag from a woman. "The community chased them down and caught them. Unfortunately, once they were caught they applied mob justice," Captain Kay Makhubele told News 24 on Tuesday 40

15 January 2019 9:02 AM PICS: Betty's Bay residents recall 'panic' as fire inched closer to homes

Residents in Betty's Bay are picking up the pieces after a fire raged through parts of the small town and other parts of the Overstrand area in the Western Cape over the last two weeks. The Overstrand fires have been raging since New Year's Day. To date, 31 homes have been destroyed and 28 were damaged. The fires have been contained and pose no danger 143

14 January 2019 8:02 PM Jayme Closs says accused kidnapper shot her parents, taped her hands, feet and drove her to remote cabin

Thirteen-year-old Jayme Closs has told police she tried to hide from the man accused of killing her parents and kidnapping her, but that he dragged her out of her home and threw her in the trunk of his vehicle. Prosecutors filed a criminal complaint on Monday charging Jake Thomas Patterson with two counts of intentional homicide, kidnapping and burglary 48

13 January 2019 7:57 PM Man accused in death of girl, 4, who spilled juice on Xbox

Prosecutors say they'll seek a life sentence for a suburban Chicago man accused of beating a 4-year-old girl to death after she spilled juice on an Xbox video console. The Chicago Tribune cites prosecutors as saying "heinous" circumstances justify the sentence for 19-year-old Johnathan Fair, of Waukegan, if he's convicted of first-degree murder in the death 44

11 January 2019 6:14 AM Ethiopia charges 68 over deadly unrest near capital

Ethiopia's attorney general has charged 68 people with involvement in deadly riots in and around Addis Ababa in September that left at least 49 dead, local media reported on Wednesday. The 68 are suspected of playing a part in violence both before and after the return of the once-banned Oromo Liberation Front. The rebel group returned to Addis Ababa 32

11 January 2019 5:06 AM DNA request made in Ronaldo rape case

Los Angeles - Las Vegas police have asked soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo to submit a DNA sample as part of their investigation into rape made against him. The Juventus forward has vehemently denied the accusations - with his lawyer, Peter Christiansen, telling AFP the request was standard procedure. "Mr Ronaldo has always maintained, as he does today 35

10 January 2019 6:43 PM Manuel Chang to remain behind bars until bail application

Former Mozambican finance minister Manual Chang has had his bail application postponed to January 18 by the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court. The postponement was granted to give his defence time to peruse an indictment detailing charges related to crimes that the US alleges he committed and to review the validity of Chang's warrant of arrest pending 93

10 January 2019 5:50 PM Mzwanele Manyi denies money laundering claims as he is dismissed from party he formed

Former Government Communications and Information System (GCIS) boss has denied claims of attempted money laundering after he was dismissed from the All Africa Decolonisation Congress (AADC) party he just formed in December. The AADC has accused Manyi of trying to use churches that support the party to launder money and discussing party funding with the controversial 37

10 January 2019 6:42 AM Aussie cricketer in court on charge of raping sleeping woman

Cape Town - Australian cricketer Alex Hepburn has been accused of raping a sleeping woman in his flat. According to the ABC Sports website, the now 23-year-old all-rounder has pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape following a charge back in 2017. Hepburn, who was born in Perth but now plays his cricket out of Worcestershire in England, claims the alleged 36

07 January 2019 2:20 PM Mpumalanga mother accused of killing four children to apply for bail

A Mpumalanga woman accused of killing her four children will have to wait another week before she can apply to be released on bail after her application was postponed in the Witbank District Court on Monday. She allegedly attempted to take her own life and she has since been discharged from hospital. According to National Prosecuting Authority provincial 29