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WATCH | Elderly man 'robbed' of phone during casual conversation

WATCH | Elderly man 'robbed' of phone during casual conversation

Pickpocketing is common in SA, but it seldom happens during casual conversation.

IN PICTURES | KZN family gunned down while watching TV

When a KwaZulu-Natal family gathered around their television to watch their favourite 8pm soapie, little did they know it would be their last time together, before unknown gunmen opened fire on them.

Life in jail for 'perverse, wicked' baby rapist from St Francis Bay

A 19-month-old toddler required corrective surgery for injuries she sustained at the hands of a middle-aged man: Now, her rapist will pay for it from behind prison bars.

Traffic could peak at 3,500 cars an hour on N3 to Durban on Friday

Traffic volumes on the N3 between Johannesburg and Durban are expected to reach up to 3,500 vehicles per hour during peak times as the December holiday gets into full swing on Friday.

Three-month-old infant found floating in Durban harbour

A three-month-old infant has been recovered floating in Durban's harbour on Thursday.

Five die in jihadist attack on Somalia army

Four civilians and a soldier were killed when heavily-armed Somali jihadists attacked an army base north of the capital, military sources and witnesses said Thursday.

Preacher and son jailed 20 years after their arrest for abalone poaching

A preacher, his son and three other men who were part of one of the Western Cape’s biggest abalone poaching syndicates finally have to go to prison, nearly 20 years after being caught.

Drakensberg Boys' Choir School head and wife attacked on school property

The executive head of the Drakensberg Boys' Choir School and his wife were brutally attacked at their home on school property in Champagne Valley on Tuesday night

Grahamstown lobby loses court battle over Makhanda

A court application to set aside art and  culture minister Nathi Mthethwa’s decision to change the name of Grahamstown to Makhanda has failed.

Sandy Hook families to get day in court against gunmaker

Families of victims in the Sandy Hook school massacre that killed 20 children and six adults will get their day in court about nine years from the shooting.

Saboteurs had full knowledge of how power station worked – Eskom COO

Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer on Thursday said the alleged sabotage was done by people with full knowledge of the Tutuka power station in Mpumalanga.

Go-ahead for Outa move to have Zuma ally Dudu Myeni declared a delinquent director

The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) has been given the green light to pursue its delinquency application against former SA Airways chairperson Dudu Myeni.

Women turn to apps, podcasts to explore sexuality through sound

A new generation of women is launching podcasts, websites and apps featuring erotic content that prioritizes the female perspective - all in the name of improving sexual wellbeing.

NSPCA finds 51 tigers in unhygienic conditions on NW farm, lays charges

The National Society of SPCAs has laid criminal charges against a game farm facility outside Klerksdorp after finding tigers being kept in unhygienic conditions and suffering from heat exhaustion.

Outa wades in as Cape Town residents raise stink over pollution

The lobby group Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) says it will assist residents of Milnerton in Cape Town, who have been waging a campaign to force the city to improve its management of sewage pollution

Three die after car collides with ambulance transporting patients near Kroonstad

Three people, including a young girl, died after their car collided head-on with an ambulance on the R76 near Kroonstad in the Free State on Wednesday

Always at your service: keeping a finger on the pulse of the N3 Toll Route

SPONSORED | N3 Toll Concession provides a Route Control Centre to manage all incidents and give assistance to road users

N3 closed for six hours after two die in truck accident

A truck accident claimed the lives of two people and saw the N3 close for about six hours on Thursday.

Ian Khama to sue Botswana government for defamation, hires investigators

Botswana’s former president Ian Khama has vowed to expose the alleged abuse of power in a case where he and other former senior state officials are accused of embezzling state funds into foreign accounts

Three die in house collapse as heavy rains lash Durban

At least three people have died in Durban as heavy rain causes houses to collapse in northern parts of the city

Avoid traffic fine drama with a new online payment system

You can pay your traffic fines online and possibly benefit from a 20% discount

Corruption is main obstacle to reconciliation, annual survey finds

The dark veil of corruption is still hanging over SA, shattering public confidence in the country's leaders.

Numsa dips into reserves to pay salaries as members default on R46m in fees

Numsa is buckling under financial pressure because members are defaulting on their fees.

He was not supposed to be born, but now Stellenbosch University student celebrates cum laude degree

Aphelele Angel Goldsmith will graduate with an MSc in Forest Science, cum laude, despite doctors recommending that he should have been aborted 25 years ago when his mom was pregnant.

Chris Hani killer Janusz Walus's bid for parole gets another lifeline

Janusz Walus, the murderer of SACP leader Chris Hani, will have to wait another 60 days for a decision on whether he will be granted parole

Reader Question: How to claim after being injured at work

A Sowetan Money reader is seeking reasons for the Compensation Fund’s refusal to pay after he was injured on the job.

Education is the ticket to financial freedom, says African Bank CEO Basani Maluleke

The South African banking sector’s first black woman CEO opens up to Money about the value of education and how money can buy everything, including respect.

Justice at last for brutal murder and rape of 18-month-old Jeremiah Ruiters

Social workers, neighbours, his grandmother and even his mother failed to protect 18-month-old Jeremiah Ruiters from the monster who attacked his little body for weeks - biting, clawing and breaking his growing bones.

Cancer couldn't stop UWC social work graduate from reaching his goals

When his mother was diagnosed with cancer, Johan Fourie put his studies on hold to care for her. When he returned to university, he too was diagnosed with the disease - but that did not deter him.
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