Feb 14th, 2013
South African “Blade Runner” Oscar Pistorius, a double amputee who became one of the biggest names in world athletics, was charged on Thursday with shooting dead his girlfriend at his upscale home in Pretoria. [View the story "Oscar Pistorius charged with murder live Blog" on Storify]...
Jun 26th, 2012
“There should be a decision on the role of the state in the mining industry. It’s a major issue for discussion,” he told SABC radio news. “Everyone agrees that the mining industry is doing well, but around every mine you see abject poverty and that must change. “… ...
Apr 23rd, 2012
Johannesburg – Investigations continued on Monday into a robbery at the house of suspended ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema’s lawyer, Muzi Sikhakhane, Gauteng police said. “There have been no arrests yet and investigations are continuing,” said Lieutenant Colonel Tshisikh...
Mar 1st, 2012
Johannesburg – Embattled ANC youth leader Julius Malema has warned that his expulsion is “not the end of the road”, according to a report on Thursday. “We must accept that this is the decision, but that is not the end of the road,” he said, according to SABC radio news. ...
Apr 14th, 2011
JOHANNESBURG – South African authorities are investigating after state TV showed police beating a man who was later found dead with bullet wounds. Moses Dlamini, spokesman for the Independent Complaints Directorate, said Thursday his agency is trying to identify the armed officers shown on national T...