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21 December 2018 12:20 PM Richards Bay coal line cut with blowtorch in act of 'sabotage'

Police are investigating a case of sabotage after the Richards Bay coal export rail line was on Thursday cut in half with a blow torch, causing the derailment of 51 wagons carrying coal. The 51 wagons were part of a jumbo 200 wagon coal train headed for Richards Bay Coal Terminal. Transnet, in a statement on Friday, said that no one was injured in the derailment 83

18 December 2018 7:22 PM 'Robber' cop falls to death after being shot by fellow officers

A police officer from the the Rapid Rail Protection Unit in Johannesburg has been shot and killed, after he was allegedly involved in a robbery. The officer is reported to have been robbing his victims of their cellphones, when he was scared off by the approaching blue lights. The police said the officer made a run for it, before shooting at the police 83

14 December 2018 1:55 PM SA chief of US Centres for Disease Control appears for 'complex' fraud case

The South African branch chief of the United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention is not the only accused in a hefty fraud and corruption case involving more than R25m, it emerged this week. Alfred Bere, 36, dressed in a smart suit, made his second appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate's Court on Thursday after being arrested in August 52

14 December 2018 10:46 AM Distribution of police across Western Cape is discriminatory

Judge MJ Dolamo of the Cape High Court (sitting as the Equality Court) has declared that the allocation of police resources in the Western Cape unfairly discriminates on the basis of race and poverty. The ruling came on Friday morning, and is a victory for the Khayelitsha-based social movement Social Justice Coalition (SJC). The case, brought by the SJC, Equal 52

14 December 2018 4:13 AM Slight improvement in backlog at Western Cape High Court

The backlog of late judgments in the Western Cape High Court has slightly improved since our last update, though 16 cases have been awaiting judgment for six months or more. According to the judicial norms established by government notice in 2014, judges are advised to hand down judgments "no later than three months after the last hearing" 68

13 December 2018 1:48 PM South African stuntwoman Olivia Jackson sues for R39m after losing arm in horror crash

Cape Town – Local stuntwoman Olivia Jackson is suing various parties for R39m (£2.2m) after a horrific on-set crash during filming in South Africa, Sky News reports. The 35-year-old was seriously injured while filming a stunt on the set of Resident Evil: The Final Chapter in Johannesburg. The accident took place in 2015 when she was a body double for Rosie 498

12 December 2018 7:25 PM Germany opens negligent homicide probe in Mali Airbus chopper crash

German prosecutors said on Wednesday they had opened a probe against three individuals for negligent homicide in the 2017 crash of a German military helicopter in a UN operation in Mali. "A case on the suspicion of negligent homicide has been opened against three people who are said to have carried out" work on the Airbus helicopter, prosecutors in the town of Kempten 76

12 December 2018 3:08 PM 'Cannibal case': 2 KZN men who killed woman for body parts get life sentences

The men convicted of killing a woman for her body parts in the infamous "cannibal case" have been sentenced to life in prison. Judge Peter Olsen said Nino Mbatha, 33, and Lungisani Magubane, 32, were guilty of "the most heinous crime" when sentencing the two in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg. Mbatha and Magubane were convicted of murdering 60

12 December 2018 10:24 AM Markets LIVE: Stocks rise on renewed trade hopes, pound climbs

OVERVIEW: Stocks rallied globally as the outlook for US-China trade took a positive turn. The pound strengthened as the British prime minister vowed to fight a challenge to her leadership. US equity futures and European shares climbed following big gains in Asia after Canada granted bail to the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei and President 97

11 December 2018 2:29 PM Ennerdale dad who shot his son to negotiate plea deal, case postponed

A murder-accused Ennerdale father, who claims that he shot his son accidentally when he was startled by a knock on his car window, has asked for time to negotiate a plea deal with the State. Sibusiso Emmanuel Tshabalala shot and killed his son Luyanda at Fred Norman Secondary School on June 5. He claimed that he fell asleep in his car while waiting for his son and that he mistook 47