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‘I was told to commit these crimes’: Serial rapist blames bad friends

By  ZELDA VENTER Serial rapist Zakaria Muyambo asked his victims for their forgiveness for the trauma which he had caused them, but he blamed his behaviour on bad friends. The 34-year-old Mozambican testified on Thursday in mitigation of sentence in the...

High school learner stabbed to death in Johannesburg

By Koketso Ramorei A learner from Forest High School, south of Johannesburg, has passed away after being attacked by fellow learners. Booysens Police Capt Lorraine van Emmerik confirmed the incident. “After writing exams at about 11 am, four learners left the...

‘He said ma’am you can’t run out of petrol on the N2, and threw...

Monet Van Deventer's story has gone viral and she chats to Kieno Kammies about how she was inspired to create a crowdfunding campaign to help the kind petrol attendant Nkosikho Mbele who saved her from running out of fuel. She...

20-Year-Old Woman Takes Loan To Buy A Mercedes Car For Her Boyfriend

Information reaching infotainmentspy from Kenya has it that a woman, Fridah Kariuki has caused a great stir after it emerged that she took a loan to buy a car for her boyfriend. If you think that’s not weird enough read...

COPS FIND DRUGS WORTH R3,3M!

A 39-year-old woman was bust by the narcotics task team at OR Tambo International Airport on Sunday with drugs worth over R3 million, which were hidden inside a small bag she was carrying. Police spokeswoman Lieutenant-Colonel Katlego Mogale said the...

Gang arrested for being in possession of drugs and guns

Western Cape Police arrested six suspects at Phillipi on Tuesday for possession of three unlicensed firearms and drugs valued at R 1 129 950 and the suspects aged between 23 and 35 are expected to appear in court on...

Cape Town’s criminal advocate shot and killed

Cape Town's slain criminal advocate Pete Mihalik, 50, was shot and killed on Tuesday morning whilst dropping off his kids at Reddam House Atlantic Seaboard School, his son (8) was also injured and taken to hospital, whilst the victim's...

This is the man police want to speak to about Vlakfontein murders

Police have confirmed that a man who posted an image of the inside of a fridge as his Facebook profile picture on Tuesday is being sought in connection with the gruesome discovery of seven bodies buried at a home...

Woman burnt alive in Johannesburg CBD apartment

A 31-year-old woman was set alight in her Johannesburg CBD apartment on Friday evening and succumbed to her extensive burn injuries on Sunday. Police are investigating a case of murder after the woman's head was doused in a flammable liquid...

ANC in Ekurhuleni condemns violent taxi killings

The African National Congress (ANC) in the Ekurhuleni region is calling for peace in the taxi industry following the recent killings in Katlehong, east of Johannesburg this is according to a statement that was released on Saturday. The ANC has...

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Pit toilet death

The family of Michael Komape has lost its claim for general and constitutional damages for the death of their son, who drowned in a...

Miguel’s body has been found

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