Four law enforcement officers will face disciplinary proceedings for their part in removing a naked man from his shack.The incident, which took place during an anti-land invasion operation in Khayelitsha, was caught on camera and widely circulated.The City of Cape Town has since claimed Bulelani Qolani removed his clothes to taunt officers.Four City of Cape…
The makeshift parking lot facility to treat suspected Covid-19 patients in Pietermaritzburg. Hlengiwe Khumalo, Twitter A Pietermaritzburg father died while housed in a makeshift facility in the Northdale Hospital parking lot.He complained that he felt cold but, according to his daughter, a nurse said there was nothing she could do about it.Family members had to…
One of the reasons for the recent spike in cases in the Free State is because the province is close to five national roads.On Monday, the province recorded an additional 740 new cases.The Free State has since registered over 18 000 cases.The Free State health department says a recent spike in cases can be attributed…
Theo Jackson and Willem Oosthuizen are seen during their appearance at the High Court sitting at Middelburg Magistrate’s Court. Felix Dlangamandla, Gallo Images, Netwerk24 Coffin assault duo Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson have been released on parole.Department of Correctional Services said as at 12 August, 9 537 qualifying low-risk offenders were granted parole under correctional…
Felix Dlangamandla, Gallo Images, Netwerk24 The Hawks have assured its fraud and corruption investigations in the Rand West Municipality are continuing.This after malicious and fake news went viral claiming they were no longer investigating the municipality.The fake news report was followed by a fraudulent certificate of withdrawal of charges document made to believe it was…
A group of SA scientists have made a major breakthrough in detecting Covid-19 through sewage. GreenHill Labs in Hilton, KwaZulu-Natal, piloted a study using samples from five wastewater treatment works in Gauteng.The method may help the government detect and track Covid-19 hotspots.A group of South African scientists working from a KwaZulu-Natal lab is using faecal matter…
A voice clip, allegedly of the Emfuleni Speaker insulting her colleagues and their mothers, unleashing profanities, and bragging about her R30 000 shoes and her wealth emerged on social media last week and has gone viral, landing her in hot water. NEWSA voice clip, allegedly of the Emfuleni Speaker insulting her colleagues and their mothers,…
A Jaguar sports car ended up in the outside dining area of a Cape Town cafe on Tuesday morning.Pictures of the incident went viral on social media.No injuries were reported.Patrons at a Constantia restaurant in Cape Town got a dishing of fast food on Tuesday morning when a Jaguar sports car unexpectedly crashed into the…
Former minister Malusi Gigaba's wife, Norma, has been arrested by the Hawks.She is expected in court on Monday for alleged assault and malicious damage to property.A video of a damaged vehicle recently went viral on social media.Former minister Malusi Gigaba's wife, Norma, was arrested on Friday for alleged assault and malicious damage to property, News24 can…
Bulelani Qolani and his family. The issue of land redistribution needs to be dealt with in order to resolve the issue of unlawful evictions, writes Lucky Makhubela.The Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI) says more than 800 evictions have taken place since the country entered lockdown.Recently, a video of a man from Khayelitsha went…