Newcastle farm couple’s murder case postponed to October

28 September 2020, 12:57 PM
The case of the man accused of the murder of a couple in Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal has been postponed to October 29, to allow for further investigations into the matter.
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South Africa is not truly free as long as women, children live in fear of violence: Ramaphosa 24 September 2020, 1:50 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa says gender-based violence (GBV) is not part of South Africa's traditions, customs or heritage during his 2020 Heritage Day virtual keynote address.

Ramaphosa warns companies against ads with negative stereotypes 24 September 2020, 12:34 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa has used his Heritage Day message to warn companies against displaying advertisements that could send negative stereotypical messages.

LIVE | President Ramaphosa virtually delivers Heritage Day keynote address 24 September 2020, 12:09 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa delivers the 2020 National Heritage Day keynote address under the theme: “Celebrating South Africa’s Living Human Treasures.”

There is no heritage to celebrate as long as black people remain landless: EFF 24 September 2020, 11:35 AM

The EFF has used Heritage Day to reiterate its call for the expropriation of land without compensation.

Police confiscate drugs worth R1.5 million in two NCape raids 24 September 2020, 10:16 AM

Police in the Northern Cape have confiscated over R1.5 million worth of drugs and cash in two separate raids conducted in Kuruman.

Amcu frustrated at ‘government’s failure’ to retrieve Lily mine container 24 September 2020, 9:03 AM

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has reiterated its frustration over the government's failure to retrieve a container which was buried with three mine workers at the Lily Mine in Barberton, Mpumalanga in 2016.

NPA still investigating Nathaniel Julies’ murder case 24 September 2020, 6:59 AM

The NPA says it is still investigating the murder of Nathaniel Julies 16, who had down syndrome and was shot and killed by police last month near his home in Eldorado Park.

Gauteng matriculants head to exam readiness camp 24 September 2020, 6:20 AM

The Gauteng Education Department is arranging a two week camp for matriculants to help them prepare for the 2020 finals exam.

Transnet National Ports Authority celebrates 20th anniversary 24 September 2020, 5:57 AM

Transnet Chief Harbour Master Captain Rufus Lekala says the Transnet National Ports Authority has made transformation its priority as the organisation celebrates its 20th anniversary.

INFOGRAPHICS | SA’s National Symbols & Provincial Mottos 24 September 2020, 4:16 AM

South Africa's  heritage symbolises the country's multi-cultural identity and its rich history.

Residents
Orange Farm residents give police 7 days to respond to their demands 23 September 2020, 7:16 PM

Residents of Orange Farm in the south of Johannesburg have given police management seven days to respond to a list of demands or face further action.

Court
Bail application of police officers accused of Nathaniel Julies’ murder postponed 23 September 2020, 6:22 PM

The National Prosecuting Authority says they've not concluded their investigation into the murder of 16-year-old Nathaniel Julies.

Corne Mulder
Parliament a significant part of SA’s Heritage 23 September 2020, 6:15 PM

As South Africa celebrates Heritage Day, one of the places that reflects the country's history and tells the perfect story of its heritage is Parliament.

Vereeniging serial rapist Sibusiso Matshaya sentenced to five life terms 23 September 2020, 2:47 PM

Sibusiso Matshaya has been sentenced to five life terms and an additional 25 years for raping four school girls and two women in and around Vereeniging in the Vaal.  

Numsa calls for end to human rights violations in Zimbabwe 23 September 2020, 12:00 PM

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) in the Western Cape has asked the African Union to intervene in the political crisis in Zimbabwe.

Hawks
Hawks raid Nxuba Yethemba Municipality offices 23 September 2020, 11:24 AM

The Hawks have raided the offices of the Inxuba Yethemba Municipality in Cradock in the Eastern Cape.

Kehla Sithole
SAPS, Interpol, SADC working together in fight against human trafficking 23 September 2020, 7:43 AM

National Police Commissioner Khehla Sitole says the rise in child kidnappings in South Africa has prompted police management to engage all Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries and International Police Organisation (Interpol) to highlight the seriousness of human trafficking.

Liquor Association supports proposed closure of non-compliant outlets 23 September 2020, 7:04 AM

The South African Liquor Traders' Association says it fully supports government's plan to close down liquor outlets and restaurants that are not complying with lockdown regulations.

Orange Farm residents threaten police station lockdown amid child kidnapping 23 September 2020, 6:05 AM

Residents of Orange Farm in the south of Johannesburg have threatened to shut down the local police station over alleged police inaction following the latest attempt to kidnap a child.

Bail hearing of cops accused of killing Nathaniel Julies continues on Wednesday 23 September 2020, 5:39 AM

Three police officers accused of killing 16-year-old Nathaniel Julies will continue their bail application in the Protea Magistrate's Court in Soweto on Wednesday morning.

1 346 new coronavirus cases in SA, 126 more related deaths 22 September 2020, 10:01 PM

South Africa has recorded 1 346 new coronavirus cases.

Cele outlines policing plans under Alert Level 1 lockdown 22 September 2020, 7:07 PM

Government plans to intensify law enforcement operations during Alert Level 1 of the lockdown.

Accused number two in Nathaniel Julies’ case claims she is being framed 22 September 2020, 4:03 PM

Accused number two in the Nathaniel Julies murder case, Caylene Whiteboy, has told the Protea Magistrate's Court in Soweto that she is being framed by her co-accused.

Eastern Cape Education Dept attributes COVID-19 outbreak in Burgersdorp to non-compliance 22 September 2020, 3:18 PM

The Eastern Cape Education Department has attributed the coronavirus outbreak in Burgersdorp to non-compliance with COVID-19 regulations.

Number of corruption cases in SA increases to 1 995: Corruption Watch 22 September 2020, 3:12 PM

The total number of reports on corruption has increased.

Protestors demand justice for slain teen Thato Radebe 22 September 2020, 12:58 PM

Protestors have gathered outside the Temba Magistrate's Court in Hammanskraal, demanding justice for Thato Radebe who was found dead two weeks ago.

R33, R614 roads in KZN Midlands remain closed following fatal crash 22 September 2020, 11:10 AM

The R33 and R614 roads near Wartburg in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands remain closed to traffic following Tuesday morning's crash between a minibus taxi and a tanker.

Most EC learners who tested positive for COVID-19 are asymptomatic 22 September 2020, 9:04 AM

Officials in the Eastern Cape say most of the learners who tested positive at the Ethembeni Secondary School in Burgersdorp, are asymptomatic.

KZN crash claims 12 lives 22 September 2020, 8:25 AM

An early Tuesday morning crash on the R33 and R614 near Wartburg in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands has claimed the lives of 12 people.

Deaf community faces social barriers as SA marks Deaf Awareness Month 22 September 2020, 8:16 AM

According to the Buffalo Deaf Association, the deaf community continues to face social barriers on a daily basis and these have been highlighted, especially during the coronavirus pandemic.