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Amcu member shot and killed in front of 6-year-old daughter

Wonderkop – The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) says one of its members at the Lonmin mine in Wonderkop, North West, was shot and killed in front of his six-year-old daughter.  AMCU president Joseph Mathunjwa said in a statement

Radio host Redi Tlhabi’s Twitter account hacked

Cape Town – Writer and radio host Redi Tlhabi’s twitter account, @reditlhabi, was hacked on Saturday morning, merely a week after her highly anticipated book about President Jacob Zuma’s rape trial in 2006 was released.  Tlhabi, who is in New York

Eastern Cape roads claim 7 lives, SA death toll rises to 19

Port Elizabeth – Seven more people have died in two separate accidents in on Eastern Cape roads, taking the national death toll up to at least 19 at the start of the long weekend. Earlier, News24 reported that at least 12

Homeless and in a wheelchair at 63

East London – Zolile Ncapayi is 63 and unable to walk. He progressively lost the use of his legs over 30 years ago. He has a wheelchair, but it doesn’t work properly and it is almost useless on the gravel roads

Man critical after microlight crash in Magaliesburg

Magaliesburg – A 46-year-old man was left in a critical condition after his microlight crashed at an airfield in Orient Hills in the Magaliesburg area on Saturday morning. Netcare911 spokesperson Nick Dollman said the incident happened at around 07:37 on Saturday

Cannibalism victim to be laid to rest

Port Elizabeth – Hundreds of mourners are expected to attend the funeral service of Thembeka Masumpa at her home in Mpamba village, KwaBhaca – formerly known as Mount Frere on Saturday. Masumpa, 35, died when a 23-year-old Aphiwe Mapekula allegedly slit

Horror on SA roads as long weekend gets underway

Johannesburg – At least 12 people have died and 10 have been injured on the roads across the country on the first day of the long weekend. Three people were killed this morning when a truck crashed into the side of

City Power contractor arrested in Midrand for corruption

Johannesburg – An official from an independent contractor of City Power has been arrested, after allegedly trying to solicit a R3 000 bribe from a resident in Midrand, north of Johannesburg. “The resident’s electricity account was in arrears and was served

Seven dead, five injured in Verena bakkie accident

Verena – Seven people died and another five were injured when the driver of a bakkie lost control of the vehicle near Verena in Mpumalanga on Saturday morning. “Twelve people were travelling in a bakkie when the driver lost control and

Sure it needs Modernizing, But you are getting Breaker Views and Direct Beach ac…

Sure it needs Modernizing, But you are getting Breaker Views and Direct Beach access and much more R650,000 – KwaZulu-Natal Property Overview ( The Need to Know Information) Location Doonside Kingsburgh Breaker views 2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom Lounge/dining room Kitchen Lock