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Matric pupils accused of raping girl at Ekurhuleni school expelled

Two Gauteng matric learners accused of attempting to rape a Grade 9 girl have been expelled from the school. Cautious optimism greeted Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi’s Tuesday visit to Thuto Lesedi Secondary School in Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni, where he acknowledged...

Nigerian government to shut down MTN, Shoprite, others in 7days

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has, on Thursday, 8th of August 2019, issued an ultimatum for all South-African companies in Nigeria consisting of MTN, DSTV, STANBIC IBTC, SHOPRITE and the likes to leave Nigeria in seven days’...

Boys accused of raping pupil ‘caught with cocaine’ at school week before rape

By Khaya Koko A culture of violence and excessive drug use has emerged at a high school where a Grade 9 girl was raped, allegedly by two matric learners inside a toilet. On Thursday, The Star reported how the 16-year-old Grade 9...

Nurse accused of feeding dog poo to boyfriend’s mistress in jail

An Elsies River nurse who forced her boyfriend’s mistress to eat dog poo is in jail after cops arrested her on assault charges. Elizabeth “Mimmie” Williams, 38, was arrested on Friday and appeared in the Goodwood Magistrate's Court on the...

Calls mount to scrap law allowing 15-year-old girls to get married

By Bongani Nkosi A call has been made for the country to scrap legislation that stipulates that girls aged 15 can enter into marriage. The same legislation, which is the Marriage Act, placed the age in which boys can marry at...

Applause as man who strangled his date gets life behind bars

By ZELDA VENTER Delighted Eersterust residents broke out in spontaneous clapping after a judge sentenced the killer of well-known community member Molly Fisher to life behind bars. Kgangetsile Abram Tshukudu, who was 26 when he brutally murdered Fisher, 47, in her home,...

Mom locks three children inside shack to smoke drugs

By  Monique Duval The Department of Social Development is investigating Mitchells Plain parents for child abuse after the mom allegedly locked up her three children, including a three-month-old baby, in a dark corner while she went to smoke drugs. The parents...

Public invited to celebrate Small’s life

The family of James Small has confirmed that his funeral will take place at The Deck at The Wanderers Rugby Club on Thursday at 14:00. The public, friends and media who wish to celebrate his achievements and his life are...

Sex offender worked as a teacher at Cape school

In a shocking revelation following the sentencing of a George man for sexual crimes against a minor, it has come to light that Hendrik Fourie managed to fly under the radar and worked as a teacher in Cape Town. This...

EFF member shot dead in his bedroom

By Vincent Cruywagen A friend of murdered EFF member Xolani Jack, 35, who was shot dead in the early hours of on Sunday, said the crime scene suggested that his assailants came with one intention - to kill him. Asanda Sokanyile was...

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South African National Flag Designer has died at 79

Frederick Brownell passed away on Friday, 10 May, at a time when South Africa was undergoing its sixth transitional phase. The news of his unfortunate...

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