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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 41

15 January 2019 9:25 AM JMPD officer behind bars after allegedly accepting R10 'cooldrink bribe'

A Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer was arrested in Protea Glen, Soweto, on Monday evening after he allegedly accepted a R10 "cooldrink bribe". "He was caught red-handed taking money from a taxi man who didn't have a number plate and was driving without a licence," JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar told News24 on Tuesday. JMPD chief David 76

14 January 2019 3:05 PM More tension as parents and security guards clash outside Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke

There was pandemonium outside Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke in the North West on Monday afternoon after security guards and parents clashed. The school is embroiled in a race controversy after a picture showing pupils at the school separated according to race went viral. The confrontation on Monday happened after a man who had come to pick up his niece 48

14 January 2019 6:30 AM Kings hooker off to Scotland

Cape Town - Southern Kings hooker Michael Willemse has reportedly agreed to join Scottish club Edinburgh. Netwerk24 reported on Sunday that the 25-year-old will head to Murrayfield after the current PRO14 campaign. Willemse was schooled at Grey High School in Port Elizabeth and represented Eastern Province at junior level before heading for Cape Town where 59

14 January 2019 5:50 AM Minister of Arts and Culture institutes legal action against Donald Duck for alleged remarks

Johannesburg – In a statement to the press released on Monday, 14 January 2019, the Minister of Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa, announced that he is instituting legal action against kwaito artist, Eugene 'Donald Duck' Mthethwa. Eugene is well-known throughout South African music for his long career as a member of kwaito group Trompies and various other 66

12 January 2019 3:59 PM Amla, Olivier keep Proteas in front at Wanderers

Johannesburg - Duanne Olivier took his third five-wicket haul of the series before Pakistan's bowlers fought back on the second day of the third and final Test against South Africa on Saturday. Olivier took five wickets for 51 as South Africa gained a first innings lead of 77 at the Wanderers. But the hosts were unable to forge a position of dominance 43

11 January 2019 6:58 PM 4 arrested for alleged fake JMPD jobs scam

Four people were arrested on Friday for participating in an alleged fake Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) jobs scam in Tembisa, in the east of Gauteng. According to JMPD spokesperson, Senior Superintendent Wayne Minnaar, the alleged scam was discovered when a young woman went to the JMPD offices for a job after she paid "recruiters" thousands 43

11 January 2019 5:48 PM Twitter hits back at Mashaba over his sanitary pad tweets

City of Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba has once more found himself in trouble on Twitter after tweeting that the government's distribution of sanitary pads to Grade R learners got them to focus on sex, instead of education. "This for me, this is not about laziness, but deliberate (sic) destroying the future of our youth. You get kids to focus on sex, instead 106

10 January 2019 2:46 PM Markram passed fit for Wanderers Test

Cape Town - Proteas opener Aiden Markram has been passed fully fit for the third and final Test against Pakistan at the Wanderers. There had been concern over Markram's availability after he went crashing into an advertising board while fielding on day three of the second Test at Newlands. It left the 24-year-old with a bruised thigh and he could not come out to bat on the fourth 40

10 January 2019 2:29 PM Pitch Black Afro charged with premeditated murder, case postponed

Local rapper Pitch Black Afro has been charged with premeditated murder and defeating the ends of justice after his wife, Catherine Modusane, died in a Johannesburg bed and breakfast on December 31. He appeared briefly in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday afternoon. The case was postponed to January 15. The artist, whose real name is Thulani 35