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SA, roll up your sleeves: Maimane

DA leader Mmusi Maimane agrees with economist Dawie Roodt that all South Africans need to roll up their sleeves and help solve the country’s problems. “There are shared values that we must drive in South Africa,” Maimane told News24. “I think often we shouldn’t get into this space where our …

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Man stoned to death in Hout Bay

A 27-year-old man was found stoned to death on OR Tambo Street in Mandela Park, Hout Bay, Western Cape police said on Friday. The man was killed around 23:00 on Thursday night, said Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut. No arrests had been made and the murder was being investigated. There was …

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Panayiotou back in the dock in September

The case against Christopher Panayiotou, accused of orchestrating his wife Jayde’s murder, has been postponed to September 28. Panayiotou, 28, and his co-accused Sizwezakhe Vumazonke, 30, believed to be the hitman, made a brief mandatory appearance in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Thursday morning. Panayiotou appeared more informally dressed …

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Andile Lili back in court for ‘kill’ remark

ANC Western Cape executive committee member Andile Lili is expected to appear in a Cape Town court on Wednesday on charges of inciting violence. He was arrested on Wednesday, July 29, for his statements that criminals should be “killed immediately and brutally”. He will appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court. Lili, also …

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Batten down the hatches: Winter weather gets wild

Heavy rains and strong winds continued to batter Cape Town on Thursday with the SA Weather Service (Saws) warning that flooding can be expected in certain areas. The service also warned of gale force winds of 70-80km/h between Cape Agulhas and Port Alfred and waves of up to 7m expected …

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Eastern Cape fugitive nabbed in Durban

An Eastern Cape man who has been on the run for a decade was arrested during a joint police operation in Durban on Wednesday.   KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Major Thulani Zwane said Lungelo Lennox Jama, 39, was arrested in the early hours of Wednesday morning by the Flying Squad, Inanda …

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Ipid opens inquest into fatal Cape Town shoot-out

An inquest docket has been opened after the police’s flying squad shot dead a man and injured another during a high-speed chase in Kuils River, Cape Town. “We are investigating and have opened an inquest on our side as there was a shoot-out,” Independent Police Investigative Directorate spokesperson Grace Langa …

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Body found on Table Mountain identified

The body of a Johannesburg man found on Table Mountain almost two weeks ago has been identified. Henry Harris, 57, was reported missing by the manager of the Camps Bay Resort on June 8, after he failed to return to the hotel. Dessie Rechner of The Pink Ladies organisation for …

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Fransman re-elected to lead ANC in WC

Fransman re-elected to lead ANC in WC

CAPE TOWN – Marius Fransman will be leading the ANC in the Western Cape ahead of next year’s local government elections. Fransman was elected unopposed as ANC provincial chairperson on Saturday morning at the party’s elective conference. It will be Franman’s second term. The two-day conference finally got underway last …

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