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15 January 2019 3:35 AM Suspended Schweizer-Reneke teacher to speak out after going underground

Solidarity is expected to announce legal action on Tuesday to have what it described as the "unlawful suspension" of Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke teacher Elana Barkhuizen lifted. The trade union and Barkhuizen are to address a media conference in Centurion at midday about "recent events at the town's primary school", it said in a statement. It would also "announce 73

14 January 2019 3:38 PM SA egg thief: Pablo Escobar of bird egg smuggling jailed after caught with rare eggs taped to his chest

A prolific bird egg smuggler was jailed for three years after he was caught at Heathrow Airport with rare bird eggs strapped to his chest. Jeffrey Lendrum, 57, pleaded guilty in the Snaresbrook Crown Court to four offences and he was jailed for three years and one month on smuggling charges, the BBC reported. The smuggler, who once complained that he was vilified 117

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 71

02 January 2019 6:10 PM Police still seeking motive behind man's penis being chopped off

A Limpopo man accused of cutting off the private parts of a 55-year-old man and leaving him for dead has had his bail application postponed in the Thabamoopo Magistrate's Court to January 10 for further investigations. 27-year-old Aubrey Selomane allegedly dismembered the victim's penis at Bolahlakgomo village, in Magatle, on Sunday morning, and left him lying 133

28 December 2018 10:43 AM Convicted murderer turned spiritual leader: Pistorius now running Bible studies in prison

Former Paralympian and convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius has found a new purpose behind bars, leading a Bible studies and prayer group and harvesting vegetables, his father Henke has told The Times UK. Pistorius was convicted of the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on February 14, 2013. He was sentenced in July 2016 to six years in prison 67

21 December 2018 5:13 PM German court overturns Rwandan's war crimes conviction

A German federal court has overturned the conviction of a Rwandan sentenced to 13 years in prison as an accessory to war crimes in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. In 2015, a Stuttgart court convicted Ignace Murwanashyaka and Straton Musoni over their roles as the former president and vice president, respectively, of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation 60

20 December 2018 11:17 AM Man found guilty of murdering Baby Daniel, mother guilty of child neglect

The mother of Baby Daniel, the toddler who was abused and killed in 2016, has been found guilty of child abuse and negligence, while her boyfriend at the time has been convicted of the child's murder. Judgment was delivered in the trial of Maryke Cloete* and Timothy Naidoo on Thursday in the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. Cloete and her boyfriend 75

12 December 2018 7:50 PM Nanny convicted of shoving baby wipe down infant's throat

A Manhattan nanny has been convicted of stuffing a baby wipe down the throat of a 2-month-old boy in her care, nearly killing the child. Marianne Benjamin-Williams was found guilty on Tuesday of attempted murder, assault and strangulation after just one day of deliberations. Little Maxwell Blutreich was gasping for breath when he was rushed to Bellevue 90

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 46

03 December 2018 5:48 PM OR Tambo Airport heist robbers put behind bars

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg handed lengthy terms of imprisonment to two men who committed a robbery at OR International Airport in 2017. A third man, who was convicted of conspiracy to commit robbery, was also put behind bars. In the robbery, which resembled a scene from a movie, the robbers made off with R24m in foreign currency 61