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Khanyisile Ngcobo is a reporter at the Sunday Times. She has also previously worked for Independent Media and the Citizen.


Court slaps serial rapist with 11 life terms for six-year reign of terror

A man who terrorised women in Wolmaransstad for nearly six years has been sentenced to 11 life terms by the North West ...


Chaos ensues at another Sopa — and EFF is at the centre again

Another state of the province address descended into chaos in less than a week, with the EFF again smack in the middle ...


Thabo Bester’s diet, clothing and access to attorneys in spotlight as case resumes in ...

Aspects of convicted rapist and murderer Thabo Bester's imprisonment came under the spotlight as the matter resumed in ...


Teacher recovering after ‘assault’ by pupil, 17, at Limpopo primary school

A teacher is on the mend after he was allegedly viciously assaulted by a grade 7 pupil at a Limpopo school last week.


CRIME STATS | Cele hails ‘specialised teams’ as CIT heists decrease

It seems the Christmas period was less festive for cash-in-transit robbery suspects as police recorded 11 fewer heists ...


CRIME STATS | Massive DNA backlog finally cleared, Cele confirms

After years of dealing with a crippling DNA backlog, police minister Bheki Cele has announced it has finally been ...


CRIME STATS | 1,135 women, 285 children murdered between October and December 2023

Murders of women rose from the same period in 2022 while those of children declined.

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CRIME STATS | Murders increase to 7,710 from October to December 2023

The latest crime statistics released on Friday contained a mixed bag of results as murder cases increased by 2.1% while ...


31 pharmacy students stricken by ‘eyesight problems’ at Sefako Makgatho University

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University confirmed the suspension of academic activities for the third year bachelor ...


Chemical exposure may be reason for students’ ‘eyesight problems’ at SMU

University cautions, however, that the cause is yet to be determined as an investigation is underway.