What if SA went dark and silent for a day?-2019

What if SA went dark and silent for a day?-2019

2019-03-06 08:22 Imagine the goodwill that could be created if we had an annuel day of silence in South Africa. Many families might just lay down the hatchet, but more importantly it could be cathartic on a collective level, writes Melanie Verwoerd.President Cyril Ramaphosa recently said that he wanted to follow the Rwandan example of…
2-month-old baby burnt to death following Limpopo teen’s alleged arson, assault rampage-2019

2-month-old baby burnt to death following Limpopo teen’s alleged arson, assault rampage-2019

Limpopo police have arrested a 19-year-old man in connection with murder, assault and arson in Masemola outside Lebowakgomo on Tuesday. SAPS Limpopo spokesperson Colonel Moatshe Ngoepe said in a statement the teenager allegedly went to his girlfriend's house for a visit at around midnight."On arrival, a conflict ensued between the couple until the suspect stabbed the…
BREAKING: 3 Durban schoolchildren killed by taxi-2019

BREAKING: 3 Durban schoolchildren killed by taxi-2019

LAST UPDATED: 2019-03-06, 09:52 The DA has a plan, but do numbers add up? Using the NCOP may be a clever strategy by the DA to gain more votes, but even if they win three provinces it's unlikely to have a major effect, writes Melanie Verwoerd. 2019-03-06 07:52 Riaan Grobler Three schoolchildren have been killed…
The Stellenbosch ‘spell’: Meet the detectives who secured the Van Breda, Rohde and Cornelius murder convictions-2019

The Stellenbosch ‘spell’: Meet the detectives who secured the Van Breda, Rohde and Cornelius...

"There will always be two high-profile murders in Stellenbosch a year," sergeant Stephen Adams, 42, says as he leans forward."At least two per year: [One in the] first six months and [one in the] last six months."Brief silence follows as he contemplates the statement he's just made before he continues: "We still believe it."Standing up,…
2 men found guilty of Coligny teen’s murder to be sentenced-2019

2 men found guilty of Coligny teen’s murder to be sentenced-2019

The two men convicted of killing Coligny teen Matlhomola Moshoeu will learn their fate on Wednesday when their sentences are handed down in the North West High Court.Judge Ronnie Hendricks will have to consider submissions made by the State and defence during the sentencing proceedings of Pieter Doorewaard and Phillip Schutte in January.  Doorewaard and Schutte…
CONFIRMED: Dobson to coach Stormers in 2020-2019

CONFIRMED: Dobson to coach Stormers in 2020-2019

2019-03-06 06:54 John Dobson (Gallo Images) Cape Town - The Stormers have confirmed that John Dobson will take over the head coaching duties from Robbie Fleck after this year's Super Rugby competition.The Stormers announced the news via a press statement released on their website late on Tuesday.The statement said Fleck will play a crucial role…
Rassie backs Boks to reach 50% transformation target in 2019-2019

Rassie backs Boks to reach 50% transformation target in 2019-2019

Cape Town - Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus believes the national side is on course to reach its 50% transformation target in 2019.At a press briefing at a Newlands hotel on Tuesday, Erasmus also debunked the myth that this year's World Cup squad that will travel to Japan must made up of 50% players of colour.Instead, Erasmus…
Benoni golf club apologises after bar fight video goes viral-2019

Benoni golf club apologises after bar fight video goes viral-2019

Lake Club Benoni (Facebook) Cape Town - Following a video (watch below) that went viral on Monday of a fight between two golfers in a bar at a Gauteng golf club, the club in question has issued an apology. The incident took place at Lake Club Benoni's Club Championship prize giving over the weekend, after, judging…
Man shot dead in his BMW while waiting at Joburg intersection-2019

Man shot dead in his BMW while waiting at Joburg intersection-2019

A man was shot multiple times while waiting at an intersection in his BMW X5 in Parktown, Johannesburg, on Monday afternoon.Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubela confirmed the incident to Times Live.Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said in a statement paramedics responded to the scene at around 15:30. "Netcare 911 responded to reports of a shooting…
Markets LIVE: Rand opens at R14.17/$-2019

Markets LIVE: Rand opens at R14.17/$-2019

Fin24 team 2019-03-05 08:42 US-China trade talks remain the hot topic, TreasuryONE said in a morning note to clients. LIVE NEWS FEED Jump to bottom Last Updated at 09:53 US-China trade talks remain the hot topic, TreasuryONE said in a morning note to clients, with Asian stock markets ending the day in the green. The…