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09 March 2017 9:12 AM Eyewitness News — Reiger Park residents urged not to take law into own hands

JOHANNESBURG - The Gauteng Human Settlements Department has called on Reiger Park residents to report any corruption regarding the allocation of RDP houses instead of taking the law into their own hands. Gauteng police had to use rubber bullets to disperse a crowd who allegedly tried to torch a councillor's house early on Thursday morning 22

08 March 2017 6:00 PM Soweto hostage-taker commits suicide

Johannesburg - A man who had been holding his girlfriend hostage in a house in Soweto committed suicide on Wednesday, police said. He shot himself when police entered the house in Tladi by force, spokesperson for the Soweto West cluster Mbulaheni Netshivhodza said. He had barricaded himself and the woman behind sofas, an ironing board, and other household 21

13 February 2017 11:13 AM Man tells of losing family in ‘evil’ attack

Durban – Attending an afternoon soccer match saved a Richmond man’s life on Saturday. As he cheered his team on, gunmen were storming his home and killing four relatives, including his 7-year-old niece. This brought the total to eight people killed in separate attacks on Saturday. Transport, Community Safety and Liaison MEC Mxo-lisi Kaunda called these 26

31 December 2016 9:25 AM Baghdad market blasts kill dozens

Baghdad - Two suicide bombers ripped through a busy market area in central Baghdad on Saturday, shattering a relative lull in attacks in the capital and dampening preparations for New Year celebrations. The bombers attacked the Al-Sinek area, killing at least 27 people and wounding 53, a police colonel said. An officer in the interior ministry and a hospital 24

24 December 2016 5:23 PM Eyewitness News — Europe on Christmas high alert after truck attack in Berlin

ROME - Security was heightened for the Christmas weekend in Italy and at the Vatican on Saturday after Italian police killed the man believed to be responsible for the Berlin market truck attack while other European cities kept forces on high alert. In France, Britain and Germany, which have all been targets of Islamist militant attacks, police increased 37

06 December 2016 6:03 AM Jordy finally beats Hawaiian bogey

In the heaviest qualification event of the year, South Africa's Jordy Smith won the Vans World Cup on Sunday, his first-ever win in Hawaii. Undeniably the most on-point athlete at the big wave venue, Smith, the world No 3, overtook a stacked final at North Shore that included Frederico Morais, Torrey Meister and Tanner Gudauskas. "Unbelievable, can't 21

05 December 2016 1:33 PM SA’s Jordy Smith finally tames the Hawaiian waves

Durbanite says he unburdened himself of pressure and finally made a “career dream” come true. Jordy Smith, South Africa’s leading surfer, finally broke his duck in Hawaii after winning the Vans World Cup early on Monday. The 28-year-old Durbanite admitted to “trying to win this title my whole career” but decided to place less pressure on himself in 2016’s edition 19

03 November 2016 10:00 PM ​Police violence results from a lack of direction

To my left I could see the students building their camp of protest, using a dismantled concrete wastebin as a way of marking their territory, and, to my right, stretching out of my view, I could see the cops: vans, cars, bunches on foot and all heavily armed. The unjust force and incredible violence used by the police during this protest are well documented 36

03 November 2016 4:09 AM Bombs, bribes, mud as Nigeria’s Boko Haram refugees go home

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — First, there was the bomb blast that killed eight people. Then, delays as soldiers demanded bribes to escort the survivors on their journey. Finally, the way was blocked by trucks mired in churned-up mud. When the refugees from Boko Haram’s Islamic insurgency eventually made it home to a newly liberated town in northeast Nigeria 15

31 October 2016 8:11 AM How cops found Cape arms stash

Top police sources have linked the weapons to convicted former cop Christiaan Prinsloo, who admitted to stealing SAPS firearms and ammunition destined for destruction and supplying the weapons to criminals – “primarily members of gangs on the Cape Flats”. The sources say police acted on information from an informer outside Valhalla Park and knew exactly 53