Monthly Archives: October 2018

Reported stolen firearm found in possession of suspects

Modderriver police busted two men aged 21 and 33 with unlicensed firearm. The suspects were arrested on Monday,29 October 2018 after the police in Modderriver acted on information regarding men suspected to be in possession of a firearm. The suspects

Machar Returns to Juba for Peace Celebrations

President Salva Kiir publicly apologized to South Sudanese citizens Wednesday for the devastation the past five years of conflict has caused and announced the release of rebel leader Riek Machar’s former spokesman James Gatdet, who had been sentenced to death,

SA Filmmakers Arrive in America on Investment Mission

A group of South African filmmakers has arrived in the United States of America to participate in the American Film Market that opens in Los Angeles today. The group is on an Outward Film and Television Investment Mission t that

Bogus traditional healer to spend life in prison

Mzwakhe Muzi Ncube (37) appeared at the Durban High Court on Friday, 26 October 2018 for murder and was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment. It is alleged that on 5 April 2015, Ntombizethu Cele (29) was at Ngonyameni area

Police Committee Concerned by Diversion of Modernisation Budget to ...

Parliament– The Portfolio Committee on Police has raised various concerns over the implementation of the seven-point plan criminal justice system (CJS) project. The project was intended to electronically enable and integrate the end-to-end criminal justice system process through technology solutions and

Justice and Correctional Services Portfolio Committee Holds Public ...

Parliament– The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services today held public hearings on the State Liability Amendment Bill. Committee Chairperson Ms Madipoane Refiloe Moremadi Mothapo said that, among other things, the Bill provides for structured settlements for the satisfaction of

SOUTH AFRICA: UNEMPLOYMENT RATE RISES TO 27.5% IN Q3

PRETORIA– South Africa’s unemployment rate rose to 27.5 percent in the third quarter from 27.2 percent in the second quarter, the country’s statistics office said. There were 6.2 million people without jobs in the three months to the end of

Thirteen hospitalized after smoking unknown substance in Pretoria

Thirteen people that include young adults and scholars have been hospitalised since Sunday after smoking an alleged unknown substance allegedly called herbal blend, puff, blazing or crazy coconut. The product, a small bag containing a substance similar to marijuana, is

Green Point murder under investigation

Western Cape: Detectives of the Anti-Gang unit and SAPS crime scene expects are combing the scene for clues following a shooting incident that occurred at the corner of Cavalcade and Thornhill in Green Point this morning at around 07:35. According

Compensation Fund improves payment system

The Compensation Fund has assured medical service providers that it will improve its payment system to address backlogs. This followed complaints by medical service providers in Port Elizabeth-Eastern Cape at the commissioner’s dinner that the fund was taking too long