Nonkululeko Njila is a journalist widely fascinated by crime, health and human life in all its forms. She works for the Sunday Times.

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No bail for Limpopo school principal who allegedly hatched plan to kill wife

A 49-year-old man who allegedly solicited the help of a local man to kill his 43-year-old wife in exchange for a ...

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Stellenbosch TB trial proves children can be cured much sooner

Young children with less severe TB can be cured in four months instead of the usual six months prescribed by the law, a ...

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Life sentence for dad who raped daughter, 6, and paid her to keep quiet

A 40-year-old Gauteng father who raped his 6-year-old child two years ago was given life imprisonment on Thursday.

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Father opens rape case against teen's boyfriend but is also charged for rape

The father of a 15-year-old girl from Giyani, Limpopo, opened a case of statutory rape against his daughter's ...

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Man who defrauded Sars of R1.7m sentenced - a decade after the fact

A Limpopo man who defrauded Sars of nearly R1.7m was sentenced to an effective four years in jail in the Mankweng ...

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'Mind-boggling': tobacco firms hit back on proposed 100% tax hike

A notable tax increase on tobacco products could reduce pressure on SA's heavily burden health system, contribute ...

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Gauteng health boss in charge of Covid-19 quarantine dies suddenly

Kgati Malebana, 46, was part of the provincial Covid-19 response team. His death on Tuesday came as a shock, said ...

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Bail for man who pocketed R150k in Covid-19 funds meant for preschool

A 45-year-old man from Pretoria who was arrested after receiving R150,000 in Covid-19 UIF funds in May this year was ...

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Two Gauteng brigadiers join 26 other suspects on firearms charges

Two Gauteng police station commanders, both with the rank of brigadier, were arrested for fraud and corruption related ...

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Hawks arrest three home affairs officials on corruption charges

Three home affairs officials including one who demanded a R10 000 bribe from an undocumented foreign national in Jane ...

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