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15 October 2018 7:11 PM Man convicted, sentenced twice for wife's murder

A man who pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife but then claimed he was "forced" into confessing has been convicted of the crime for the second time and sentenced to life imprisonment again. Durban High Court Judge Shyam Gyanda, who presided over Rajiv Sewnarain's "second trial", on Monday rejected his version that he had not been mentally sound and had been coerced 23

12 October 2018 6:21 AM Michigan man charged in killing of wife in Wisconsin in 1975

A Michigan man has been charged with killing his wife more than four decades ago in Wisconsin, even though her body has never been found. Law enforcement agents from Wisconsin and Michigan arrested 82-year-old Richard Gale Pierce on Thursday in his hometown of Cheboygan, Michigan. A criminal complaint charges Pierce with killing 35-year-old Carol Jean Pierce 24

30 September 2018 9:23 AM SA faces threat from populism, warns Mcebisi Jonas

Populist rhetoric has fueled unrealistic expectations of a quick fix to South Africa’s jobs and inequality crisis, Mcebisi Jonas, former deputy finance minister, said in an editorial in the Johannesburg-based Sunday Times. South Africa has lost its way and "in the absence of fresh, big ideas, the ruling party could easily turn to short-term populism" 61

26 September 2018 4:00 PM Armed men kill 12 civilians in Mali near Niger border

A Tuareg leader says armed men on motorcycles have attacked a nomadic community near Mali's border with Niger, killing at least 12 civilians. Moussa Ag Acharatoumane, secretary-general for the Tuareg self-defence group, said on Wednesday the attack targeted men in the Iboghilitane community about 45km west of Menaka. The violence risks setting off a new cycle 30

10 September 2018 6:05 PM Egypt security forces kill 11 suspected jihadists in Sinai

Egyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected jihadists in the Sinai Peninsula as they press a campaign against Islamist militants in the area, a security source said on Monday. The military launched a sweeping operation in February focused on the Sinai in eastern Egypt aimed at wiping out jihadists, including from the Islamic State group, who have been waging 30

28 August 2018 1:58 PM Parktown Boys water polo coach would choke us and touch our genitals, witnesses tell court

Witnesses have told the South Gauteng High Court sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court how a former Parktown Boys' High School water polo coach and hostel master would wrestle them and sometimes choke them and fondle their genitals. The 22-year old, who is accused of sexually assaulting boys at the school, was present during proceedings before 50

24 August 2018 12:42 PM Mcebisi Jonas' full statement to state capture commission: 'They would kill me'

Former deputy finance minister Mcebisi Jonas delivered several bombshells on Friday while he was guiding Deputy Chief Justice Ray Zondo through the chronology of events of state capture as he experienced it. He told the commission that one of the Gupta brothers threatened to kill him should any details of the infamous meeting between him, Jonas, Duduzane 29

24 August 2018 9:42 AM LIVE: Hawks wanted to 'kill' state capture case opened by DA

Jonas says "Mr Gupta " said to him "the old man likes you". The old man being Jacob Zuma, Jonas confirms, saying the Gupta brother told him that Zuma intended firing Nene as finance minister. "You must understand that we are in control of everything"... the National Prosecuting Authority, the Hawks, the National Intelligence Agency, "and the old man will do anything 56

02 August 2018 4:10 AM US man says 'voices' made him kill New York date, admits LA attack

A man accused of killing a New York City woman he met on a dating app says voices in his head made him do it. Danueal Drayton spoke to a reporter with New York's Daily News who visited him at a Los Angeles jail. In an interview published on Tuesday, Drayton says he remembers strangling Queens nurse Samantha Stewart two weeks ago. Drayton was arrested 30

28 July 2018 6:35 AM Kanye West reveals suicidal thoughts in series of tweets

Cape Town – Rapper Kanye West said that he was inspired to tweet about having suicidal thoughts after watching late fashion designer Alexander McQueen’s documentary, McQueen. In a series of tweets on Friday West said: “I saw the Alexander McQueen documentary and I connected with his journey. I know how it feels to want to take your life back into your own hands 82