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24 February 2018 11:32 AM Ngcobo massacre: Suspects tried to 'fight their way to freedom'

Ngcobo – Police officials acted in accordance with the law when they shot and killed seven gunmen and arrested 10 others at a church on Friday in relation to the killing of police members in Ngcobo. Members from the Tactical Response Team and others in the task team tasked with tracking down those responsible for the killings, were met with force by those 18

22 February 2018 11:41 AM EXCLUSIVE: Attempt to kill Jerome 'Donkie' Booysen's brother in Pollsmoor Prison

Cape Town - There has been an attempt on the life of Colin Booysen - the brother of alleged Sexy Boys gang boss Jerome "Donkie" Booysen - in prison, his attorney has said. News24 understands that Colin Booysen, who is an accused in the extortion case centering around suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack, was targeted on Thursday. He is detained 25

20 February 2018 10:31 AM Candidates in Pennsylvania House race oppose weapons ban

Pittsburgh - In the year's first congressional race, Republican and Democratic candidates in suburban Pittsburgh oppose banning weapons like the semi-automatic rifle used in Florida last week to kill 17 students and teachers. Rick Saccone, a 60-year-old Republican state lawmaker, says existing laws need better enforcement and underlying societal problems 30

19 February 2018 3:29 AM Florida suspect's red flags weren't enough to stop gun buy

Sacramento — All the danger signs around the suspect in the Florida school shooting were not enough for relatives, authorities or his school to request a judicial order that might have barred him from possessing guns. Just five states have laws that allow family members, guardians or police to ask judges to temporarily strip gun rights from people who show warning 33

15 February 2018 5:46 AM Philippines vows less violent drug war amid ICC probe

Manila - Philippine police said on Wednesday they have adopted special measures, including body cameras, to reduce violence in anti-narcotics operations as the International Criminal Court investigates allegations of thousands of extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. Five days after the ICC launched a preliminary examination 33

14 February 2018 2:42 PM June on anniversary of Reeva’s death: ‘I sometimes wonder how Barry and I have survived to tell the tale’

It’s been five years since Reeva Steenkamp's tragic death and her mother June Steenkamp is still battling to come to terms with the loss of her precious daughter. The bereaved mother wrote a piece on Mamamia, an Australian women’s website, revealing how she’s been carrying on her late daughter’s legacy. 14 February 2018 marks five years since Reeva was shot dead by Oscar 30

12 February 2018 8:23 AM Nearly 100 homes destroyed in Hout Bay fire

Cape Town - Nearly 100 homes were destroyed when a fire ripped through Mandela Park near Hout Bay in the early hours of Monday morning. City of Cape Town fire and rescue spokesperson Theo Layne said 350 people were displaced after 95 informal structures were destroyed in the fire that started around 02:00. In 2017, at least 10 people died in a fire in the area that destroyed 29

09 February 2018 7:25 PM SEE: 2.8m black mamba caught after KZN beach 'outing'

Johannesburg – A 2.8m black mamba that went for an evening beach slither at the north of Scottburgh's main beach was safely captured, the Crocworld Conservation Centre said on Friday. The snake, which was sighted in front of the Cutty Sark Hotel, was captured around 18:00 on Thursday, general manager Martin Rodrigues said in a statement. He said he was alerted 31

05 February 2018 2:34 PM Suspected jihadists kill two soldiers in Mali

Bamako - Suspected jihadists killed two Malian soldiers overnight in the country's unstable north, military sources said on Monday, adding that they also attacked a police station. Mali's deteriorating security situation is of growing concern as Al-Qaeda-linked groups mount increasingly deadly attacks on domestic and foreign forces. "Terrorists on motorbikes 37

05 February 2018 8:05 AM Police kill gunman in northern Burkina Faso during ambush

Ouagadougou - Police in northern Burkina Faso shot dead a member of an armed gang who had attempted to ambush their patrol, security forces said on Sunday. "On Saturday 3 February at around 15:00, a team from the Deou District Police Station (Oudalan Province, Sahel region) on a security mission was attacked by armed individuals", police said in a statement 34