The mother of convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow says she takes partial responsibility for her son’s actions. Ninow was sentenced to life in prison for the rape of a seven-year-old girl at a Dros restaurant in Pretoria in 2018. His mother, Chantelle Ninow, who is a recovering drug addict, has also admitted to[…]
The newly-elected Democratic Alliance‘s Federal Council Chairperson, Helen Zille says they will meet on Thursday to discuss seeking legal advice on the way forward for the party. She has conceded that the resignations of two party leaders come as a shock. This is after Mmusi Maimane resigned as the DA’s leader[…]
Zinhle Maditla faces possible multiple life sentences after pleading guilty to premeditated murder. The woman admitted to feeding her four children rat poison. Maditla took the stand for the first time, to ask the court for mercy on Tuesday. READ: Mother pleads guilty to murder of four children A pre-sentencing report says[…]
Attacks on the police are an attack on the South African state and its sovereignty, the Cabinet said. On Thursday, Minister in the Presidency Jackson Mthembu briefed the media about the previous day’s Cabinet meeting, where it condemned the recent attacks on police officers in Johannesburg “in the strongest possible[…]
The ANC veterans and stalwarts group will on Friday hold their much-awaited National Consultative Conference at Johannesburg’s Constitutional Hill, with more than 700 people expected to attend. The group has been calling for President Jacob Zuma’s removal from office after the ANC’s loss of three metro municipalities, the Nkandla saga[…]
By Ebrahim Moosa The DA’s executive mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba, has met with the new Israeli Ambassador to South Africa and a visiting Israeli parliamentary delegation. The Ambassador, Lior Keinan, tweeted about the meeting on Wednesday, stating its purpose as being “to discuss joint challenges & opportunities”. Keinan took[…]
Thousands of Muslims from South Africa and abroad have gathered in Johannesburg to attend a three-day annual Islamic gathering known as the Ijitima organized by the international Sunni Jamaat Tablighi movement. “The purpose of Ijitima is to bring Muslims together and remind them about the teachings of Islam and how[…]
A second earth tremor has been felt in the eastern parts of Johannesburg, about two hours after the first tremor was felt across Johannesburg on Thursday evening. Gauteng residents say they felt two earth tremors last night, each lasting a few seconds. Residents in Lenasia, Germiston and Boksburg say they felt[…]
British Airways in South Africa is working with UK authorities to investigate how two suspected stowaways got on to a flight from Johannesburg to London. “We are working with the London metro [Metropolitan Police] and authorities in Johannesburg to establish the facts surrounding this very rare situation,” said Stephen Forbes,[…]
Certain areas of Johannesburg felt the earth shake on Saturday. News24’s Naledi Shange said she felt the ground shake in Pimville, Soweto. “I initially thought it was blasting somewhere around here. The ground shook for a few seconds,” she said. Funiwe Daweti also from Pimville said: “I heard a sound[…]
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