South Africa

South Africa’s health minister and wife tests positive for COVID-19

South Africa’s health minister, Zweli Mkhize, and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19, his office said late on Sunday. “I am now in quarantine at home and both my wife and I remain optimistic that we will fully recover...

51-year old man, Gladwn Mboweni sets house on fire killing himself and his two daughters

A 51-year old man, Gladwn Mboweni, is believed to have committed suicide in South Africa by setting his home on fire using a highly inflammable substance. His two daughters, 13-year old Minkateko and Tsakani Mboweni,9, also died in the incident...

South African man bags two life sentences for raping his stepdaughter for over a period of four years

A South African man who repeatedly raped his stepdaughter for over a period of four years has been sentenced to two life sentences. The 46-year-old man, from Sinoville, who was not named to protect the identity of his victim raped...

South Africa celebrates heritage day with the ‘Jerusalema’ dance challenge

South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa had earlier announced that the nation would be celebrating its heritage day with the ‘Jerusalema’ dance challenge. South Africa has responded to the call as different videos surface online of citizens and residents dancing to...

Video: South Africans march in protest demanding Nigerians and Zimbabweans leave the country

A group of South Africans calling themselves 'Only One SA' have engaged in a protest demanding that Nigerians and Zimbabweans leave the country. Local news channels reported that the group marched to Nigerian and Zimbabwean embassies in Pretoria during the...

South African man sentenced to two life terms for raping and killing a 9-year-old girl

A South African man has been given two life sentences for murdering and raping a nine-year-old girl. Philip Mailula, 27, from Mpulanga, was handed the sentences at Mbokola magistrate's court on Friday, September 18.  He pleaded guilty. According to police spokesman, Sgt...

Soldier allegedly shoots a man for not wearing face mask (photos included)

A soldier allegedly shot a 27-year-old man in South Africa during an argument over why he was not wearing a face mask in line with Covid-19 regulations. Police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo, who confirmed the report on Friday, said the...

Video showing moment a businessman was kidnapped in broad daylight

A video shared online has shown moment a businessman was kidnapped by some gunmen in Fordsburg, Johannesburg. In the video shared by South African journalist Yusuf Abramjee, a man wearing a dark jacket was seen being taken out his vehicle...

Lady recounts how her husband poured petrol and set her and their child on fire

A South African lady identified as @Misst_Thembs on twitter took to the platform to share a story about how her husband poured petrol and set her on fire. The woman who narrowly escaped death described her story to be...

30 years old man arrested for stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death after she left for a new man

A 30-year-old man was arrested in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria, after he allegedly stabbed his ex-girlfriend to death after she left him for a new man, Gauteng police said on Sunday, September 13. Police spokesperson Capt Kay Makhubele who confirmed...
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350 motorcycles, 400 deep freezers, 350 generators – Senator Folarin lists things hoodlums looted from his house

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