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08/17/2018 06:23 PM | Frozen rock lobster, crayfish seized after Hout Bay shootout
Police say they discovered an unlicensed 12-gauge shotgun, 19 bags of frozen rock lobster and crayfish worth an estimated street value of about R80 000 in Hangberg after a shootout.

08/17/2018 05:25 PM | Famous SA dancer accused of rape released on R5 000 bail
A famous dancer accused of raping his 13-year-old girl neighbour has succeeded in his bid for freedom after he was released on R5000 bail in the Durban Magistrate's Court.

08/17/2018 05:17 PM | Jonas, Mentor and Treasury top dog first up at state capture inquiry
Some of the witnesses who are expected to testify at the upcoming Commission of Inquiry into State Capture have been revealed.

08/17/2018 05:06 PM | Weather Update: Cold weekend ahead for SA
Cold weather is expected across the country while isolated rain is expected across the eastern parts of South Africa on Saturday.

08/17/2018 04:48 PM | Soweto cash-in-transit heist: Court hears that accused is related to axed ANC employee
One of the Dobsonville cash-in-transit heist accused is a family member of former ANC employee Errol Velile Present, who is also his co-accused.

08/17/2018 04:47 PM | Low risk of load shedding over the weekend, but be prepared anyway - Eskom
Eskom said in a statement on Friday evening that there is a low probability of rotational load shedding for the weekend.

08/17/2018 04:42 PM | SAPS social worker in court for allegedly raping Soweto primary school pupils
A South African Police Service Forensic social worker officer has appeared in the Protea Magistrate's Court in connection with the alleged rape and sexual assault of two children, aged seven and eight, at a Soweto Primary School.

08/17/2018 04:00 PM | #News24 ICYMI: SARS group executive appointed as new NSFAS administrator; ‘Did it just happen?’ – Survivor SA winner; and Kriel out in the Springbok cold, but only for now
Police watchdog probes cops over missing fisherman, Aretha Franklin's music rising on charts following her death, and SARS group executive appointed as new NSFAS administrator.

08/17/2018 03:57 PM | Lesufi calls for calm after mob justice attack on school premises
Concerns have been raised about pupils at a Daveyton high school living in fear of gangster, after a group of angry residents tried to burn an alleged gangster to death.

08/17/2018 03:53 PM | SAHRC calls on police to double efforts in Kranskop after unrest
The SA Human Rights Commission has called on police to double their efforts in Kranskop, KwaZulu-Natal following unrest between a local farmer and the community.

08/17/2018 03:49 PM | 12 more students arrested on UKZN's Westville campus
Twelve more students have been arrested for public violence on the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Westville campus.

08/17/2018 03:04 PM | Man, 104, dies without his land being rightfully transferred to him
A land rights NGO says the family of centenarian Zabalaza Mshengu is devastated that he has died without getting official confirmation that the piece of land is rightfully his.

08/17/2018 02:47 PM | Mooinooi murders: Alleged mastermind’s son, 2 others go free
All charges against three of the accused in the Mooinooi rape and murder case of same-sex North West couple Joey and Anisha van Niekerk have been withdrawn.

08/17/2018 02:35 PM | One-oh-triple-NO!
An alleged drunk driver was hurried off an accident scene by a tow truck driver after police failed to attend the scene despite numerous, desperate phonecalls to 10111 from eye witnesses on Wednesday night.

08/17/2018 02:18 PM | 'Full of rubbish and filthy' - Former home of Mandela's first wife left to ruin
The windows and doors are broken. So is the ceiling, and rubbish is scattered all over the rooms and yard.

08/17/2018 02:08 PM | Cele wants more female police officers to handle rape cases
Minister of Police Bheki Cele says he wants more female officers to deal with rape cases.

08/17/2018 01:52 PM | Estina trial adjourned, magistrate set to decide on lengthy postponement
The eight accused in the Estina dairy farm matter will have to wait to find out whether the Bloemfontein Magistrate’s Court will deny or grant the State’s request to postpone the matter by another three to five months.

08/17/2018 01:34 PM | The New York Times praises Shaun Abrahams' sacking
The influential paper’s editorial board says Abrahams was appointed by former president Jacob Zuma “to ensure impunity for his intimate and lucrative dealings with” the Gupta family.

08/17/2018 12:57 PM | Mark Minnie's suicide 'too much of a coincidence' - alleged Bird Island victim fears for his life
Mr X, one of the alleged victims of an apartheid-era paedophile ring, which reportedly included government ministers, says he is living in fear for his life.

08/17/2018 11:33 AM | Zondo turns down DA request to cross-examine witnesses at state capture inquiry
The chairperson of the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture, Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo, has turned down the DA's application to access witnesses and directly participate in the proceedings.