Two men arrested for kidnapping 11 Ethiopian nationals in Gauteng

23 October 2021, 7:04 PM
Gauteng police have arrested two men believed to be running a kidnapping ring between the Western Cape and Gauteng. 11 Ethiopian nationals that were held captive have been rescued following the arrest.
Zuma to visit Steve Biko Academic Hospital 3 November 2017, 11:54 AM

President Jacob Zuma will on Friday visit the Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria to monitor the delivery of healthcare services as part of the Presidential Siyahlola Monitoring Programme.

Two armed robbers arrested in Eastern Cape 3 November 2017, 11:40 AM

Eastern Cape police have arrested two armed robbery suspects following a shootout with police in Mthatha.

SARS mulls over taking legal action against Sunday Times 3 November 2017, 10:40 AM

The South African Revenue Service says it may take legal action against The Sunday Times Newspaper and the author of the book, 'My President's Keeper' Jacque Pauw.

Mpumalanga truck driver’s bail bid continues 3 November 2017, 10:39 AM

The Belfast Magistrate's Court in Mpumalanga is to hand down judgment in the bail application of the truck driver, Sebastian Macuacua.

[WATCH] State appeals Oscar Pistorius’s sentence 3 November 2017, 10:16 AM

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Steenkamp family hopes for justice 3 November 2017, 8:56 AM

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SABC striking employees affiliated to BEMAWU continue with strike 3 November 2017, 8:50 AM

Workers union BEMAWU says the fact that the SABC can offer an inflation-based salary increase for employees for next year shows that the public broadcaster has money and wants to push the adjustments to 2018.

MEC threatens to close Soweto ranks 3 November 2017, 8:34 AM

Gauteng Transport MEC Ismail Vadi has warned rival Soweto taxi associations WATA and NANDUWE that he will close down their ranks and routes again if they continue with violent attacks.

Sixteen in N West court for murder, kidnapping 3 November 2017, 8:04 AM

Sixteen people are expected to appear in the Klerksdorp Magistrate's Court on Friday for the alleged murder of a 34-year-old man.

Post Office concedes difficulty to meet deadline 3 November 2017, 7:57 AM

The South Africa Post Office has conceded that it will be difficult for it to meet its deadline if it does not reach an agreement with social security agency SASSA soon.

Road safety awareness campaign in Nkandla held 3 November 2017, 7:13 AM

Multi-disciplinary police personnel have held major roadblocks in and around Nkandla in northern KwaZulu-Natal. This forms part of the municipality's launch of the road safety awareness campaign ahead of the festive season.

SABC strike set to intensify 3 November 2017, 6:37 AM

The strike by South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) staff affiliated to trade union BEMAWU is set to be intensified Friday.

EC residents seek govt intervention in sanitations problems 3 November 2017, 6:24 AM

Residents of Old Location in Elliot in the Eastern Cape want government intervention in addressing sanitation problems they are experiencing in the area.

More disruptions at UCT could be detrimental 3 November 2017, 6:24 AM

The University of Cape Town says further disruptions to the academic year will have devastating consequences for students.

Limpopo crash death toll stands at 11 3 November 2017, 6:22 AM

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Wits SRC backtracks on shut down 3 November 2017, 6:03 AM

The newly elected University of Witwatersrand's Student Representative Council (SRC) cancelled a planned shut down of academic activities shortly before midnight on Thursday.

SABC appeals to striking workers to return to work, warns of DC action 2 November 2017, 9:19 PM

The SABC Management has appealed for striking staff workers to return to work on Friday.

Oscar Pistorius back in court as state seeks harsher sentence 2 November 2017, 9:15 PM

Convicted Paralympian Oscar Pistorius will once again face off with the state as it attempts to have his six-year murder sentence increased to a harsher one.

Outrage over arrest of naked UCT protesting student 2 November 2017, 8:45 PM

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Flights between Mthatha and JHB airport restored 2 November 2017, 7:08 PM

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One miner dead and three trapped after seismic event 2 November 2017, 6:04 PM

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SABC striking employees could face disciplinary action 2 November 2017, 4:19 PM

SABC management says striking employees could face disciplinary action for taking part in an "unprotected strike".

Malema lambasts BlackMonday march 2 November 2017, 3:57 PM

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Panayiotou found guilty of murder 2 November 2017, 3:32 PM

Christopher Panayiotou has been found guilty of murdering his wife, Jayde.

Joburg’s City Power to charge sub-contractors for ‘stealing’ R80 million 2 November 2017, 3:31 PM

Johannesburg's City Power is to lay criminal charges including against some of its sub-contractors for allegedly stealing R80 million worth of infrastructure.

Mpumalanga municipalities lament Eskom power cuts 2 November 2017, 1:07 PM

Eskom's power cuts are having a negative impact on businesses around Sabie in Mpumalanga.

Minister calls for end to SABC strike 2 November 2017, 12:45 PM

Communications Minister Mamoloko Kubayi says she has asked the board of the SABC to ensure that the strike by workers does not continue.

Video evidence admissible in Panayiotou trial 2 November 2017, 12:40 PM

Judge Dayalin Chetty says a video used as evidence is admissible in the Panayiotou murder trial adding that middleman Luthando Siyoni was a willing participant.

Mass memorial service for four KZN teachers 2 November 2017, 11:55 AM

The Department of Education in KwaZulu-Natal says its finalised preparations for memorial service of the four teachers who died in this week's taxi violence-related shooting at Ladysmith in the KwaZulu-Natal midlands.

No injuries in Soweto taxi shoot-out 2 November 2017, 11:30 AM

The situation remains calm but tense in Dube - Soweto - following this morning's shooting incident believed to be between taxi groups WATA and NANDUWE.