NPA to haul On Point to court, Malema off the hook for now-2019

NPA to haul On Point to court, Malema off the hook for now-2019

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has indicated that it will be taking On Point Engineering to court over fraud allegations, but that it will not be prosecuting Julius Malema.This was stated in a written response to Afriform, who in October stated they had plans to go to court to force the NPA to decide on…
24 officers injured during clash with refugees in Pretoria-2019

24 officers injured during clash with refugees in Pretoria-2019

Over 20 police officers have been injured during an operation to remove refugees from the premises of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees' (UNHCR) offices in Pretoria.The police were met with violent resistance on Friday morning as they removed hundreds of refugees from the UNHCR offices. Many refugees resisted arrest and fought back, bashing against the…
Proteas star breaks into world top 5-2019

Proteas star breaks into world top 5-2019

Imran Tahir (Gallo Images) Rob Houwing, Sport24 chief writer Cape Town - You can’t keep a good man down … even if he happens to be a 40-year-old, enormously well-travelled cricketer.LIVE | Jozi Stars v Nelson Mandela Bay GiantsEvergreen leg-spinner Imran Tahir, at the Wanderers on Saturday, shifted into a berth within the top five…
Police nab seven suspects after scam delivers safe with fake cash-2019

Police nab seven suspects after scam delivers safe with fake cash-2019

KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested seven men after a woman was handed a safe full of fake money in an apparent scam.In March a woman was allegedly convinced by the suspects to resign from her job and hand over her savings, which the suspects would then invest on her behalf for "massive returns", explains provincial police…
Man in court for allegedly killing his father, dumping body in street-2019

Man in court for allegedly killing his father, dumping body in street-2019

A Limpopo man has appeared in court for allegedly murdering his father.The 30-year-old appeared in the Namakgale Magistrate’s Court on Friday after the body of his father, Shadrack Mampa, was found in the Maake area in the early hours of Wednesday morning.Police were called after a passerby found the body in a street, near the…
Officers save mom and newborn, found lying on street-2019

Officers save mom and newborn, found lying on street-2019

The quick action of Cape Town law enforcement officers has saved a newborn baby and her mother.The officers were carrying an operation – in which they were escorting Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel into high risk areas – on Saturday morning, when they spotted a woman lying on the side of the road on Wespoort…
Limpopo police rescue ‘stolen’ goats stashed in car boot-2019

Limpopo police rescue ‘stolen’ goats stashed in car boot-2019

When Limpopo police popped on the trunk of a vehicle, in which the drivers were behaving suspiciously, the were greeted by not just one, but nine goats.The goats had been crammed into the boot of a Nissan Sentra in what police believe was a case of livestock theft.On Saturday morning, police officers in Gilead outside…
NZ rugby player banned for life after punching ref-2019

NZ rugby player banned for life after punching ref-2019

Cape Town - A New Zealand club rugby player has been banned for life after punching a referee during a match.According to the New Zealand Herald, 28-year-old Vaea Uelese was playing for South Otago side Crescent against Strath Taieri on July 27 when he was sent off by referee Brandon Hale.Shortly after the game, the…
FEEL GOOD | Anonymous donor drops R120 000 to aid forgotten Robben Island freedom fighters-2019

FEEL GOOD | Anonymous donor drops R120 000 to aid forgotten Robben Island freedom...

An anonymous donor dropped R120 000 towards a crowdfunding campaign, just hours after a story was published about the plight of former Robben Island prisoners who were struggling to make ends meet.Oncology navigator Alice Banze, who has been a nurse for over 15 years, and Sandy Lewis, who heads up therapeutic services for a hospital…
Eddie Jones: No ill feelings against Bok World Cup winners-2019

Eddie Jones: No ill feelings against Bok World Cup winners-2019

Eddie Jones (Getty Images) Cape Town - Eddies Jones says he harbours no hard feelings towards the Springboks after his England side were well beaten in the Rugby World Cup final.Jones is at the helm of the Barbarians this week as he prepares the invitation side for a clash against Fiji at Twickenham on Saturday…