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Mezzo_ZA to release debut EP

What happens when three musical geniuses get together during lockdown? They make music of course! Joburg’s trio Mpho Kodisang, Mondli ‘Smondlan’ Masilela and Tsholo Papo who have been in the music industry for a while got together to create Mezzo_ZA. And the new kid on the South African music block is about to dish up … Continue reading

Busy weekend for the Johannesburg Central Cluster Stations

The Johannesburg Central Cluster Stations had a busy weekend which saw one hundred and thirty-five (135) suspects apprehended for various offenses. The crime combating operations were conducted from the 22nd of April 2022 and ended this morning the 24th of April 2022. The SAPS spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele reported that the suspects were nabbed around … Continue reading

Kliptown gunmen nabbed

PARKTOWN – Two suspects linked to the Monday Kliptown fatal shooting were nabbed in Soweto while the third suspect was fatally shot after pointing a firearm at a police officer during arrest. Six people were shot during the Kliptown shooting; thirty-four-year old Kgomotso Diale passed away on the scene while the other five were taken … Continue reading

Relative nabbed for murder of elderly woman

DURBAN – The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Durban has issued a statement on the death of a 69-year-old woman identified as Welephi Ndlovu from Verulam. The SAPS spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Nqobile Gwala says, “It is alleged that on 20 April 2022, at 21:30, Verulam police received a report of a person who was … Continue reading

Two murder suspects arrested in Limpopo

LIMPOPO – Two suspects have been arrested less than 24 hours after they brutally murdered farmer Louis and his wife, Ina Cloete in Levubu, near Thohoyandou in Limpopo. One of the suspects is still at large. The suspects are charged with robbery, house breaking, two counts of murder and arson. It is alleged that they … Continue reading

Zimbabwean School Hikes Fees To ZWL$1.3 Million Per Term

Falcon College, located in Esigodini, Umzingwane District, Matabeleland South Province, has set school fees for the 2022 second term at ZWL$1 290 000 and advised parents and guardians with children enrolled at the school that they may be asked to pay top-up fees as the term progresses. In a letter to parents dated 11 April … Continue reading

Attempted murder at the Johannesburg Central Police Station

JOHANNESBURG CENTRAL: The South African Police Service (SAPS) spokesperson Captain Xoli Mbele has confirmed an incident at the Johannesburg Central Police Station where police officers apprehended a 33-year-old male for attempted murder. The incident took place at corner Commissioner and Alexander Street on the 17th of April 2022 at 14:00. It is alleged that the … Continue reading

Kliptown shooting, one dead

SOWETO: The South African Police Service spokesperson Brigadier Brenda Muridili has confirmed the death of one person during a shooting in Kliptown, Johannesburg. Brigadier Brenda Muridili said, “According to the Police’s preliminary reports, it is alleged that on 18 April 2022 at about 16:30, a group of people allegedly residents of Pimville with Operation Dudula … Continue reading

Drunk driver knocks down traffic police officer

The Gauteng Traffic Police Spokesperson Sello Maremane has confirmed an incident that happened on Good Friday. “The incident occurred on the N14 Pretoria/ Krugersdorp freeway next to the R55 of drunken suspect who knocked off one of our officers.” The 33-year-old Gauteng Traffic Police female officer was knocked down by a 35-year-old female drunken driver … Continue reading

Missing Person Alert

BOIPATONG: The South African Police Service (SAPS) in Boipatong is appealing to the public for assistance in locating the whereabouts of of Mr Vincent Tumelo (Motsamai/ Walker) Molebatsi age 33. He was last seen on the 12th of January 2022 in Winnie Park, Boipatong at about 19h15. Molebatsi was wearing a navy blue full overall … Continue reading

DA launches petition for Emfuleni to fix and upgrade dangerous and dilapidated roads

Content Provided Cllr Dady Mollo, the Democratic Alliance (DA) Constituency Head: Emfuleni Central & Shadow MMC for Public Works has reported that the DA has launched a petition calling on Emfuleni Local Municipality (ELM) to fix and upgrade roads that are riddled with potholes and are in a general state of disrepair. The Councillor said, … Continue reading

Elvis Nyathi

This is an ode to Elvis Nyati, the Zimbabwean man who was brutally murdered in Diepsloot, South Africa. The poem was written by Crestabel Nandipa Mahoko. What land is worth my cries?The job that you claimedWas it really worth my life? I came here only in the events of my tries!Hoping for a better livingAs … Continue reading

FIVE SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOLLOWING TWO SEPARATE MURDER INCIDENTS

Content Provided PARKTOWN – The Acting Provincial Commissioner of police in Gauteng, Major General Girly Mbele has welcomed five arrests made by the detectives attached to Provincial Serious and Violent Crimes Unit over the weekend. Four suspects were arrested for the shooting incident that occured on 04 April 2022 at Chicken Farm in Kliptown. During … Continue reading

FIVE SUSPECTS ARRESTED FOLLOWING TWO SEPARATE MURDER INCIDENTS

Content Provided PARKTOWN – The Acting Provincial Commissioner of police in Gauteng, Major General Girly Mbele has welcomed five arrests made by the detectives attached to Provincial Serious and Violent Crimes Unit over the weekend. Four suspects were arrested for the shooting incident that occured on 04 April 2022 at Chicken Farm in Kliptown. During … Continue reading

Sedibeng Men’s Sector Forum Launched

Today, Thursday the 7th of April 2022, Executive Mayor Cllr Lerato Maloka joined several other stakeholders for the launch of the Sedibeng Men’s Sector Forum. The launch began with a march against Gender-Based Violence and Femicide. The march started at General Smuts High School and passed through Vereeniging Magistrate’s Court. At the court, a memorandum … Continue reading

Missing Person Alert

BOIPATONG – The South African Police Service (SAPS) Boipatong is investigating a missing person’s case and appealing to the public for assistance in locating the whereabouts of Mr Rueben David Sibeko, 62-years-old. According to the SAPS Boipatong Spokesperson, Sergeant Thembeka Maxambela, Sibeko was last seen on Tuesday, 05 April 2022 and was reportedly travelling in … Continue reading

Two Zimbabwean writers among the eight Windham-Campbell Prize winners

Two Zimbabwean writers among the eight Windham-Campbell Prize winners for 2022. Mike Kelleher, Director of the Windham-Campbell Prizes, announced the winners on the 29th of March, “Across ten extraordinary years, the Windham-Campbell Prizes have celebrated exceptional literary achievement and nurtured great talent by giving the precious gifts of time, space and creative freedom. We are … Continue reading

A warning to hitchhikers on Gauteng major routes

CONTENT PROVIDED The Gauteng Traffic Police has issued a stern warning to hitchhikers on Gauteng major routes following two videos which were widely circulated on social media depicting a hitchhiker travelling with a grocery trolley attached to a heavy motor vehicle along the N1 South, east of Pretoria. The incident took place on the 03rd … Continue reading

Gauteng Traffic Police warns road users on Human Rights Day

Gauteng Traffic Police urge road users to be vigilant following several lives lost on Gauteng roads. The Gauteng Traffic Police urge road users to be vigilant and exercise caution this Human Rights Day following the loss of lives as a result of road crashes in the province since Friday, 18 March 2022. LISTEN TO THE … Continue reading

Gauteng Traffic Police cleans up the roads

Content Provided Gauteng Traffic Police arrest scores of drivers for violation of road traffic rules and regulations The Gauteng Traffic Police members attached to the Special Patrol Unit and Krugersdorp region arrested eighty-three (83) drivers for violation of road traffic rules and regulations during a law enforcement operation conducted at Malibongwe Drive, Kya Sands on … Continue reading

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