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06/28/2017 08:59 PM | Parliamentary committee saddened at military recruitment scam
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on defence and military veterans said it was deeply concerned at a military recruitment scam that saw over 200 people conned out of their money.

06/28/2017 08:54 PM | ANC snatches back control of Mogale City from DA-led coalition
The ANC has won back control of Mogale City, with Speaker Patrick Lipudi being elected as mayor.

06/28/2017 08:54 PM | Paramedics praised for delivering surprise triplets
A Port Shepstone mother who gave birth to triplets has heaped praise on two paramedics who helped deliver the healthy babies safely.

06/28/2017 08:47 PM | Home takes Gauteng health department to court over R2m debt
A home for the mentally challenged is seeking a contempt of court order against the Gauteng Department of health and Gauteng Health MEC Gwen Ramokgopa.

06/28/2017 08:42 PM | Polokwane maternity patients forced to sleep on hospital floor
Frustrated patients have complained that conditions at Polokwane’s regional hospital are unbearable, with expectant mothers having to sleep on the floors of overcrowded maternity wards.

06/28/2017 08:39 PM | Hackers post gory images, message on basic education website
Hackers have gained access to the Basic Education Department’s website and post gory photos and a message addressed "to the government, the American people and the rest of the world".

06/28/2017 08:29 PM | Absa must pay back the money or face a national shutdown – Mngxitama
A group of BLF supporters have picketed outside the Gandhi Square Absa branch in the Johannesburg CBD, as part of their national protest against Absa to pay back the money.

06/28/2017 08:08 PM | KZN paramedic gunned down near hospital gate
A paramedic was gunned down while leaving a hospital in Pietermaritzburg, the Kwazulu-Natal health department said.

06/28/2017 07:48 PM | Mbalula condemns brazen attack on Cape Town police station
A police officer as been wounded in an attack on the Lingelethu West Police station in Khayelitsha by three suspects who had ostensibly wanted to report a robbery.

06/28/2017 07:46 PM | Protesters set 2 trucks alight in Durban
A group of protesters from shack dwellings near Springfield have petrol bombed two trucks, including a municipal truck, at the Umgeni Interchange near the N2.

06/28/2017 07:21 PM | Balaclava-clad gunmen kill two in 'underworld' shooting
Two men have been killed in Pinelands in a shooting said to be linked to an escalating underworld turf war.

06/28/2017 07:19 PM | Security police, medical practitioners and judiciary were against justice - Bizos
Human Rights lawyer George Bizos has laid bare how security police, the judiciary and some individuals from the medical profession worked together during apartheid to prevent the administration of justice.

06/28/2017 07:12 PM | Warring Mamelodi communities meet to end violence
The City of Tshwane has announced that it will conduct a study which will help in providing temporary services to the community of Mountain View informal settlement.

06/28/2017 05:16 PM | Tshwane announces reduced public transport fares
City of Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga has announced that public transport fares will be reduced with effect from July 1.

06/28/2017 04:42 PM | Durban man crashes car, dies after complaining of chest pain
A 33-year-old man who suffered a medical condition, died when he lost control of the car while driving with his wife, and crashed into a wall in Escombe, Durban.

06/28/2017 04:36 PM | South African held by al-Qaeda in Mali is 'well' - father
Stephen McGowan, the South African who has been held hostage by al-Qaeda in Mali since 2011, is alive and well, his father says after having received information from a recently released Swedish captive.

06/28/2017 04:21 PM | Four alleged robbers held after 'wild shootout' at Cape Town mall
A group of alleged armed robbers has run out of luck when they tried to hit a cellphone store at Riverside Mall, just a few hundred metres from the Rondebosch police station in Cape Town.

06/28/2017 04:09 PM | Education dept must enforce ban on corporal punishment - SAHRC
Corporal punishment at schools may be prohibited, but it remains a sad reality in South Africa, according to a report launched by the South African Human Rights Commission.

06/28/2017 03:58 PM | Western Cape forensic officers start with 'work-to-rule' strike
Forensic officers in the Western Cape have started with a 'work-to-rule' strike.

06/28/2017 03:41 PM | Fees Must Fall activist opens case against Durban policeman
After about two hours of going back and forth, Umbilo police finally succumbed to Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile’s persistence to open a case against another policeman.