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20 October 2018 8:20 AM Body found washed up on rocks at Strand beach

The body of a man was been found on Strand Beach on Saturday morning, presumed to be that of a missing person who disappeared in the surf in the same vicinity after falling out of a craft a day ago. City of Cape Town Law Enforcement spokesperson Wayne Dyason confirmed that the body had washed out on the rocks opposite the intersection of West and Beach 19

19 October 2018 6:25 PM PICS: Images of Limpopo accident that left 27 dead, among them 2 children

Two children are among the 27 people who died in a horror multi-vehicle collision on the N1 in Mookgopong outside Modimolle, Limpopo, on Friday. Four people survived the crash and were taken to various hospitals for medical treatment, said police spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe. "At about 14:30, a truck that was carrying cement was travelling along 25

19 October 2018 4:42 PM Kenya's ex-sports minister Wario charged over Olympic corruption

Former Kenyan sports minister Hassan Wario and two other officials were on Friday formally charged with corruption relating to the 2016 Rio Olympics on Friday. Wario pleaded not guilty to six charges levelled against him of abuse of office and was released on a $10 000 bond. However, Kipchoge Keino, a two-time Olympic gold medallist on the track and a former 21

19 October 2018 10:58 AM Former police reservist, teen shot dead in Bishop Lavis

A former police reservist and an 18-year-old man have been shot dead in Bishop Lavis, Cape Town, police said on Friday morning. The shooting took place on the corner of Kasteelberg Road and Barracuda Crescent, just before 18:00 on Thursday, according to police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana. The 56-year-old man had once been a reservist for the Bishop 23

18 October 2018 10:23 AM Kip Keino hands himself over to police in corruption case

Running great Kip Keino has handed himself over to police and is under arrest following allegations he and six other Kenyan sports and government officials embezzled and misappropriated more than $545 000 set aside for their team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Keino, former sports minister Hassan Wario and two other former sports ministry officials 23

18 October 2018 10:08 AM SAA blocks 2 suspicious passengers from boarding plane after recent mid-flight theft

South African Airways (SAA) on Thursday confirmed that two passengers were denied entry to one of its flights, following a recent theft during a flight from Johannesburg to Hong Kong. According to SAA spokesperson Tlali Tlali, the airline acted to prevent any further incidents on the Hong Kong route. He told TimesLive the two passengers intended travelling 30

18 October 2018 5:15 AM Man kills granny, 105, over witchcraft claims – report

A Malawian man, 30, has reportedly been arrested for killing his 105 year-old grandmother over witchcraft allegations. According to Nyasa Times, police confirmed the incident, adding that Mathias James forced his way into the woman’s house after drinking beer in a neighbouring village. James beat the deceased woman with a wooden spoon. The attack was so hard that the woman 21

17 October 2018 6:09 PM British cyclist killed in Alps was 'a monster', mother says

London - The mother of a British cyclist killed by a hunter in the Alps has celebrated his death, saying she believed he was responsible for raping a young girl, British media reported on Wednesday. The claims made by Katrina Toghill and the alleged victim, as reported by The Sun newspaper, were denied by the girlfriend and father of the late cyclist 29

17 October 2018 1:54 PM Man strangled by shirt stuck in subway escalator

A commuter choked to death after his shirt got stuck in an escalator at a New York subway station. On Sunday 14 October, Carlos Alvarez, from the Bronx, was found unconscious at the top of an escalator. Part of his shirt had got caught in the mechanism and he was choked by the other part, Pix11 reports. Police went to the scene after receiving a report 24

16 October 2018 8:02 PM Man hospitalised after cops allegedly shoot him during violent Stutterheim protest

A man was hospitalised after police allegedly shot him with a rubber bullet during a protest in Stutterheim near East London in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday. An estimated 100 community members took to the streets to protest against unemployment. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Siphokazi Mawisa said that three Amahlathi municipal buildings had been burned 21