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06/23/2018 07:24 PM | Four killed, five wounded in Vosloorus shooting
Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for a group of armed men who killed four people after opening fire at a men's hostel in Vosloosrus, Ekurhuleni.

06/23/2018 07:22 PM | Urgent application to interdict ANC Limpopo conference struck off the roll
The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg has struck an urgent application to halt the ANC Limpopo elective conference off the roll.

06/23/2018 06:24 PM | Argument over pig slaughtering leads to death of man
A 25-year-old man was killed following a fall-out with a friend over the slaughtering of a pig in Willowvale in the Eastern Cape.

06/23/2018 03:58 PM | Magashule questions who is funding ANC Limpopo conference court challenge
ANC secretary general Ace Magashule has called for hard questions to be asked about who is funding members who have dragged the party to court.

06/23/2018 03:57 PM | Luthuli House insists ANC Limpopo conference will go ahead, despite looming court action
Despite looming court action to challenge the ANC Limpopo elective conference scheduled for this weekend, Luthuli House insists the conference will go ahead.

06/23/2018 02:11 PM | Man arrested after uncle’s burnt body found in pit toilet
A man has been arrested in connection with the killing of his uncle, whose burnt body was found dumped inside a pit toilet at the Matlala Lehwelere village in Limpopo, police say.

06/23/2018 01:02 PM | ANC Limpopo conference is a 'burning house', says lawyer
Advocate Dali Mpofu has described the Limpopo elective conference as a house on fire, while arguing for an urgent interdict to have it stopped and declared illegitimate.

06/23/2018 09:00 AM | Lesotho group petitions Queen Elizabeth to get back SA land
"The petition is all about the readjustment request for Lesotho boundaries. That is all we are requesting for her majesty Queen Elizabeth to do for the Basotho," co-ordinator Mpho Serobanyane has said.

06/23/2018 07:33 AM | Ramaphosa declares Special Official Funeral for Billy Modise
President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Official Funeral for Ambassador Billy Modise who died on Wednesday at the age of 87.

06/23/2018 06:00 AM | Uninvite Obama to Nelson Mandela Annual Lecture, organisations ask
Two organisations have written open letters to the Nelson Mandela Foundation to ask the foundation to withdraw its invitation to former US president Barack Obama to deliver the annual lecture on July 17.

06/23/2018 05:04 AM | 'We desist from working as silos, but we work as a team' - Vincent Smith on land expropriation process
Co-chairperson the the Joint Constitutional Review Committee Vincent Smith - a veteran who has crossed political minefields - is fully aware of the enormity of his task to look into the amendment of the Constitution to allow expropriation without compensation.

06/22/2018 08:04 PM | Tshepisong serial rapist sentenced to 15 life terms
Kito Christopher Malumbele has been sentenced to 15 life terms plus 105 years behind bars, after he was convicted of 52 counts, including 12 rape and 17 kidnapping charges.

06/22/2018 07:54 PM | UCT dinner for people of colour only, organisers remain unapologetic
"We often find that black people are forced to censor themselves to protect white fragility. It was meant to be a space where black people can decompress", says an organiser about a dinner exclusively for people of colour.

06/22/2018 07:40 PM | The man bringing X-Ray technology to townships and bettering people’s lives
It took a tumble while playing with friends in primary school to change the course of his life – and improve the lives of thousands of people.

06/22/2018 07:28 PM | Angry residents torch and loot Khayelitsha ward councillor's home
The SACP in the Brian Bunting District has encouraged a Khayelitsha ward councillor to open a case against angry residents who torched and looted his house after promises to electrify their homes never materialised.

06/22/2018 06:42 PM | 23-year-old man dies after turning an officer's gun on himself at police station
"He then grabbed a firearm and tried to shoot one of the police officers, but the firearm was jammed. He tried again and fired the gun down the passage and then put the gun to the right side of his head and shot himself."

06/22/2018 06:38 PM | Judge warns man accused of double murder to co-operate, or else
"You must understand, if the trial runs and you don't co-operate, it will continue whether you co-operate or not," a Western Cape High Court judge has told a double murder accused.

06/22/2018 05:28 PM | PE municipal strike comes to an end, with an agreement on bonuses
Workers, most of whom were led by the South African Municipal Workers Union (SAMWU) and the municipality reached an agreement on back-pay of long-service bonuses.

06/22/2018 05:18 PM | Five key court cases holding South Africa in their grip
Whether it's former President Jacob Zuma in the dock or the freedom to legally smoke dagga in the home, South Africans have been held captive by several key cases in recent months.

06/22/2018 05:12 PM | Weather Update: More rain for the Cape ahead of a cold front
A cold weekend is expected for the western parts of the country as a cold front approaches on Saturday.