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Smuggling Zimbabwean Woman Jailed 15 Years In South Africa

A South African court handed a 42-year-old undocumented Zimbabwean woman an effective 15-year jail term for smuggling explosives worth R168,000 into that country. The contraband is used by highway robbers for cash in transit jobs. The woman, Mercy Rifundo, was arrested on August 17 last year by South Africa’s Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) …

South Africa funeral parlours run out of coffins

With the country hit by a second wave of COVID-19, undertakers are seeing more and more bodies. In the first week of this month, funeral parlours witnessed an increase of more than 70% in burials. With the emergence of the second wave of COVID-19, the number of coronavirus-related deaths is growing at an alarming rate. …

Restaurant managers in hot water for openly selling liquor

Police this past weekend arrested managers of two popular restaurants in Sandton and Silverton for selling liquor to patrons, an act that is prohibited under the Disaster Management Act COVID-19 adjusted level three lockdown regulations. Information was received through crime intelligence about a popular restaurant in Sandton, West Street that is selling alcohol to patrons. …

Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema

The leader of South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), Julius Malema, has stated that the conspiracy theories on COVID-19 vaccines which are being developed are baseless. Malema also said if the “white people” wanted to kill Africans, the African continent would be without people since almost everything we consume is made in Western states. He …

Minister Blade Nzimande to host a media briefing outlining Cabinet decisions on plans for the reopening of the Post School Education and Training Institutions, the developments and contribution of Science and Innovation in the fight against COVID-19 The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Dr Blade Nzimande, will host a media briefing on plans …

DJ Fresh and Euphonik

DJ’s Fresh (Thato Sikwane) and Euphonik (Themba Nkosi) have reached a mutual decision with Primedia Broadcasting that will see the pair step down from their roles at 947. According to Primedia and its Acting Chief Executive Officer Geraint Crwys-Williams, this decision will allow the pair to focus on addressing “the sexual assault charges levelled against …

The entertainment industry is once again feeling the pinch as events and night clubs are locked down for the next two weeks. That said, many South Africans, including celebrities, were forced to find alternative and creative ways of making money during the national lockdown. Sultry socialite turned businesswoman Zodwa Wabantu is not letting the lockdown …

This is according to the 23-year-old farmer, Keneilwe Raphesu. Raphesu, who farms in the Vaal Triangle, says the industry is male-dominated and therefore encourages young people and women to join. Raphesu farms with cattle, pigs and crops on a farm in Holfontein which is located on the R54 road to Potchefstroom in the North West. …

MOTSWEDING FM’S top host Kabelo KB Molopyane has died. According to The SABC ‘KB’ Molopyane was a versatile broadcaster who went on to commentate soccer, rugby and cricket matches. The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has sent deep condolences to family and friends on the passing of Motsweding FM’s Kabelo KB Molopyane. Read their full statement …

Police closed down the kingpin’s shebeen and left him wondering, when they bust him subsequent to find him illegally dealing in liquor. On Sunday, 17 January 2021, the Northern Cape Provincial SAPS members acted on a tip-off and bust a 63-year-old man for illegally dealing in liquor, flouting the adjusted Level 3 Covid-19 Regulations. The …