South Africa

South Africa: Baby Boy Found Abandoned at Joburg Bus Stop

An abandoned Johannesburg baby, thought to be no more than two months old was saved on New Year's...

South Africa: Nearly Half of Maternal Deaths in SA Are Teenage Mothers – Health MEC

KwaZulu-Natal health MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo is calling for a dialogue about the dangers of unprotected sex and...

South Africa: Former Mozambican Finance Minister Wanted in US to Remain in Custody in SA

Former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang will remain in custody until January 8 when he next appears in...

Mozambique: Sisulu Wants Probe Into SA Man’s Alleged Links to Jihadist Activities in Mozambique

International Relations and Cooperation Minister Lindiwe Sisulu has asked local authorities to investigate allegations that a South African...

Morocco: 3.7 Kg of Cocaine Removed From Stomachs of South African & Namibian Nationals Arrested in Casablanca Airport (Police)

Rabat — A quantity of 3,700 grams of cocaine was removed from the stomachs of a South African...

South Africa: Shoddy Work Blamed Over Flooding That Damaged 70 Sebokeng Houses

Flooding in parts of Sebokeng in the Vaal, that left over 70 homes and roads damaged was caused...

South Africa: Man to Appear in Court for Killing His Mother On Christmas Day

A 32-year-old Free State man is expected to appear in court next year for allegedly killing his own...

South Africa: [fourways] Lucky Escape for Five People Whose Car Plunged Into a River On New Year’s Eve

Five people had a lucky escape this evening after they drove off the side of a bridge along...

South Africa: Prophet Bushiri’s Church Pushes Ahead With New Year’s Eve Service, Despite Fatal Stampede

Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's Enlightened Christian Gathering Church is pushing ahead with its "Crossover Night" New Year's Eve event,...

South Africa: With a View to Improving – Broke SABC Hopes to Be Financially Viable in 3 Years

Financially unstable, operating under insolvent circumstances, and broke, are just some of the words which have been used...

South Africa: Quick-Thinking Lifeguards Save Boy, 7, From Drowning At George Beach

A Western Cape boy has been saved by rescue officials after he nearly drowned at Victoria Bay, the...

South Africa: At Least 200 Left Homeless in Wupperthal After Another Western Cape Fire

Forty-five houses have been left gutted, leaving at least 200 people homeless, following a devastating fire which swept...

South Africa: City of Ct to Act Against Security Company, #reclaimclifton Protesters

The City of Cape Town will lay a formal complaint against private security company PPA with the Private...

Mozambique: Former Finance Minister Arrested

Maputo — Mozambique's former Finance Minister, Manuel Chang, was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on...

South Africa: CT Beaches – 120 Children Reunited With Parents, 4 000 Litres of Alcohol Confiscated Over Festive Season

A total of 120 children became separated from their caregivers on the City of Cape Town's beaches this...

South Africa: Lennit Max Ditches the DA to Join the ANC

Former DA Western Cape MPL Lennit Max has resigned from the party with immediate effect and has now...

South Africa: Shipping Container Carrying Hijacked Vehicle Parts Intercepted At Durban Harbour

Durban police have intercepted a container full of stripped car parts, intended for Mauritius, at the Durban Harbour....

South Africa: Clifton Beach Row – New Twist As Controversial Businessman Mark Lifman Says PPA Boss Was His Ultimate ‘Yes’ Guy

Controversial businessman Mark Lifman has responded to comments made by the head of security company PPA, that they...

South Africa: Church Stampede – Police Seek Help to Identify 3 Women Killed

Photo: Nyasa Times Prophet Shepherd Bushiri speaks to his congregation (file photo). Police are appealing for assistance in...

South Africa: Police Uncover R1.5m Stash in Durban Flat

A 53-year-old man is expected to appear in court on Monday after allegedly running a drug laboratory from...

South Africa: Walk Off the Earth Band Member, Mike Taylor, Dies

Cape Town — Indie pop group Walk Off the Earth band member, Mike Taylor has died, according to...

South Africa: 3 Die At Prophet Bushiri’s Church

Three people have died and nine others were injured during a stampede at Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's Enlightened Christian...

South Africa: Presidency ‘Still Committed’ to Addressing Khoisan Concerns Amid Threats to Declare Independence

The Presidency says it is still committed to addressing the concerns of members of the Khoisan community, currently...

South Africa: High Praise for ANC’s Khabisi Mosunkutu At Memorial Service

Former Gauteng MEC Khabisi Mosunkutu was praised during a memorial service held in his honour in Pimville, Soweto,...

South Africa: 11-Year-Old Girl Saves Her Brother, 10, From Drowning

An 11-year-old girl has proved to be her brother's keeper after rescuing him from drowning in a pool...

South Africa: Residents Clash With Protesters Over Slaughter of Sheep At Clifton Beach

Local residents have clashed with protesters at Clifton's Fourth Beach where a sheep was slaughtered on Friday evening....

South Africa: Clifton Beach Controversy – Police, Public Protector Asked to Investigate Ppa Security As Clashes Break Out

South Africa First Forum has laid fraud charges against a private security company at the centre of the...

South Africa: Car Smuggling – Hawks Blame Corrupt Officials for Boom in Cross-Border Syndicates

The Hawks in Limpopo have turned their attention to border posts, particularly Beit Bridge in Musina, where luxury...

South Africa: 2 Cops Shot and Wounded While Foiling Joburg Hijacking

Two police officers were shot and wounded while responding to an attempted hijacking on Main Reef Road in...

South Africa: 2 Elderly Eastern Cape Women Killed By Lightning While Attending Homecoming Ceremony for Initiates

Two elderly women died instantly when they were struck by lightning in Ngqamakhwe, Eastern Cape, provincial police said...

South Africa: Umalusi Gives 2018 Matric Results the Green Light

The national senior certificate examinations have been given the thumbs up by quality assurance body, Umalusi. Briefing the...

South Africa: Road Closures in Cape Town for Minstrel Events

The City of Cape Town has urged residents and motorists to plan their trips accordingly as there will...

South Africa: Relief At the Pumps for Motorists in January

Motorists will usher in the New Year with more a little more in their pockets with the petrol...

South Africa: Denosa Statement On the Recruitment of Nurses in KZN

press release The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in KwaZulu-Natal is happy that over 9000 unemployed...

South Africa: Nehawu Opposes the Privatisation of the NTP Radiosotopes

press release We would like to make it categorically clear that if these allegations are true we stand...

South Africa: Searches Continue for Drowning Victims At KZN Beaches

The search for drowning victims at KwaZulu-Natal beaches resumed on Friday morning, provincial police said. A search for...

South Africa: Elderly Man Declared Dead After Drowning

A 68-year-old male was declared dead following a fatal drowning in a pool in Lynnfield Park just outside...

South Africa: Drugs Valued Over R100 000 Seized As Police Clamp Down On Drug Dealers in Westbury

press release The Anti-Drug Unit arrested a 25-year-old suspect in Westbury on Thursday, 27 December 2018, for possession...

South Africa: Makhado SAPS Seek Missing Teen

press release The Police in Makhado request assistance from members of the public to find a missing boy,...

South Africa: Mangaung Municipal Murder Mystery – No Arrests Yet, Say Police

Free State police are yet to make any arrests following the death of an administration clerk at the...