More than 200 people arrested over the weekend for drunk driving

15 December 2019, 9:51 PM
Over 100 suspected drunk drivers have been arrested in Gauteng alone over the weekend with the highest breathalyser reading ten times the legal limit.
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Durban Unisa students call off strike 9 February 2018, 8:22 PM

Unisa students in Durban have called off their protest action saying their grievances are getting attention.

State capture commission gets the green light 9 February 2018, 8:12 PM

The Judicial Commission of inquiry into allegations of state capture in the public sector including organs of state has been given a go ahead to begin with investigations.

Another suspect in Mabuyakhulu case granted bail 9 February 2018, 7:00 PM

Another suspect in the R28-million corruption case against former KwaZulu-Natal MEC Mike Mabuyakhulu has been granted bail of R30 000.

Operation Fiela aims to clear Joburg of undocumented people 9 February 2018, 6:42 PM

Gauteng MEC for Community Safety, Sizakhele Nkosi-Malobane says her department will intensify its effort to rid the province of undocumented people through Operation Fiela.

Compensation amount in Life Esidimeni case to be announced in 30 days 9 February 2018, 5:27 PM

The families of the victims of the Life Esidimeni tragedy will have to wait at least 30 days before finding out how much they will be receiving in financial compensation.

Police urge public not to speculate over Meyiwa’s death 9 February 2018, 5:05 PM

Police have asked the public not to speculate but to give them space and time to do their work in the Senzo Meyiwa murder investigation.

Samwu presses charges against municipalities 9 February 2018, 3:40 PM

The South African Municipal Workers' Union (Samwu)'s General Secretary Simon Mathe says they have mandated their legal team to lay criminal charges against municipalities which fail to pay workers' third party contributions.

Doom pastor found guilty on five charges 9 February 2018, 2:28 PM

A Limpopo pastor who sprayed congregants with the DOOM insecticide , Lethebo Rabalago, has been found guilty on five charges of assault with intent to do grievious bodily harm and contravening the Agricultural Stock Remedies Act.

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Unrest at E Cape school after teacher accused of impregnating learner 9 February 2018, 12:37 PM

Lessons have been disrupted at Flagstaff Comprehensive High School in the Eastern Cape after allegations that a teacher has impregnated a Grade 9 learner.

WATCH: Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings 9 February 2018, 9:51 AM

[LIVE STREAM] Life Esidimeni Arbitration hearings, 9 February 2018 @ 9H30AM| WATCH:

Government is ready for free education: Mkhize 9 February 2018, 8:53 AM

igher Education Minister, Hlengiwe Mkhize says government is ready to implement free education.

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Man to appear in court for killing 107-year-old woman 9 February 2018, 7:05 AM

A 36-year-old man is due to appear in the Howick Magistrate's Court in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands on charges of murder, rape and house-breaking on Friday morning.

Life Esidimeni hearings to be concluded on Friday 9 February 2018, 6:57 AM

As the Life Esidimeni Arbitraion hearings conclude in Parktown, Johannesburg on Friday, government is facing multi-million-rand claims from the families of the mentally-ill patients who died, as well as those who survived the tragedy.

Social grants beneficiaries assured SASSA cards will not change 9 February 2018, 6:02 AM

Social Development Committee chairperson in Parliament, Zoleka Capa has assured all social grant beneficiaries that South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) cards will remain the same and that pay points will never change.

Doom pastor’s judgment to be handed down 8 February 2018, 9:22 PM

Judgment on a Limpopo pastor accused of spraying congregants with the Doom insecticide will be handed down on Friday in the Mookgopong Magistrate's Court.

Police fired rubber bullets at peaceful students demonstrators claims EEFSC 8 February 2018, 8:23 PM

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Students Command says its members were peacefully demanding free education when police fired rubber bullets at them outside the Higher Education Department in Pretoria Thursday.

Unisa SRC threatens to bring institution to a halt 8 February 2018, 7:10 PM

The Student Representative Council at UNISA in Durban has threatened to bring the institution to a standstill if their complaints are not addressed urgently.

Blue Bulls player accused of rape granted bail 8 February 2018, 5:33 PM

The Blue Bulls rugby player accused of rape has been granted bail of R10 000 in the New Brighton Magistrates court in Port Elizabeth.

Sassa asks ConCourt for contract extension for CPS 8 February 2018, 3:59 PM

Social grant agency South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa) has asked the Constitutional Court for an extension on its contract with Cash Paymester Services (CPS) to pay out grants.

New study conducted over hate crimes 8 February 2018, 3:34 PM

Twenty three years into our democracy and South Africa still does not have a law criminalising hate motivated crimes- this despite incidents of race motivated crimes often dominating the headlines.

Tibet should be supported in line with human rights protection: Buthelezi 8 February 2018, 3:33 PM

Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP) President Mangosuthu Buthelezi says Tibet should be supported in line with the protection of human rights as enshrined in South Africa's Constitution.

W Cape government allocates R82.5 million to battle drought 8 February 2018, 3:25 PM

The Western Cape cabinet has approved the allocation of an additional R82.5 million to the provincial Local Government Department for drought augmentation projects.

Blue Bulls player accused of rape granted bail 8 February 2018, 2:43 PM

The Blue Bulls rugby player accused of rape has been granted bail of ten-thousand rand in the New Brighton magistrate's court in Port Elizabeth.

NPA confident it has strong case against Phahlane 8 February 2018, 2:30 PM

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is confident of its case against former acting national police commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane and his co-accused.

United Nation’s special envoy lauds SA’s refugee programme 8 February 2018, 2:03 PM

South Africa's programme to integrate Somali refugees and asylum seekers has been lauded by the United Nation's special envoy for the Somali Refugee Situation.

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R200 000 pay-out to Esidimeni not final: Moseneke 8 February 2018, 1:54 PM

Retired Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke has emphasised that the agreement between the state and the families of the deceased 144 mentally ill patients is not the final settlement.

State agrees to R200 000 payout for Esidimeni victims 8 February 2018, 12:01 PM

The state has reached an agreement with Section 27 and Solidarity that families of the deceased mentally ill patients will each receive R200 000 for funeral expenses and emotional shock.

Bus, taxi strike leaves Hammanskraal commuters stranded 8 February 2018, 11:29 AM

Thousands of commuters remained stranded in Hammanskraal north of Pretoria as buses and taxis are not operating.

Numsa mourns death of rail worker, demands meeting with Gautrain 8 February 2018, 11:13 AM

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) on Thursday said it was "deeply saddened" by the fatal injury of a 59-year-old rail worker whose maintenance railroad vehicle collided with depot and maintenance equipment.

Makeneng Strike continues 8 February 2018, 11:12 AM

Violent protests continue at the Makeneng village in the eastern Free State where residents have barricaded roads with stones and burning tyres following the killing of a 22 year old man on Wednesday.