Popular Afrikaans rapper Jack Parow ‘shaken’ after taxi drivers threaten him with a panga

Popular Afrikaans rapper Jack Parow was recently caught in the crossfire between Uber and metered taxi drivers, when he was threatened with a panga to prevent him from taking an Uber. Drivers of metered taxis and Uber vehicles have been at loggerheads for months over business in popular areas. Jack told TshisaLIVE that he was […]
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Man who was robbed and shot after car broke down on N4 freeway North dies

The man who was robbed and shot after his car broke down on the N4 freeway before the Rosslyn off-ramp on Friday has died. The family of 45-year-old Chris le Roux Junior confirmed that he died in the early hours of Saturday at Steve Biko hospital. “We thought he was going to pull through because […]
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60-year-old man brutally attack at home in Uvongo, South Coast

A 60-year-old man was left fighting for his life, after he was stabbed at his home in Uvongo, on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast, in the early hours of Sunday morning. Netcare 911’s Nick Dollman said paramedics were called to assist just after 5.30am. “Reports from the scene allege that the 60-year-old man was in his […]
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3 500 uncertified police officers are still carrying and using their firearms

Police and firearms should go hand in hand safely, right? Well, for thousands of officers it may go hand in hand, even if it’s not legally. The Democratic Alliance’s Shadow Deputy Minister of Police, Dianne Kohler Barnard, is bringing attention a reply from a parliamentary question asked to the Minister of Police The reply revealed […]
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Politicians stifle murder investigations

The investigation into the murder of former ANC Youth League secretary general Sindiso Magaqa has stalled and may never yield results, say highly placed intelligence sources, with one explaining that politicians have issued instructions to stop the inquiry. “The people who were involved are known and there is little police can do about it. We […]
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Apartheid blamed for political murders in KwaZulu-Natal

According to the ANC chairman in Natal, Sihle Zikalala, the recent  violence and death of political figures in the province has been attributed to apartheid  era operators. According to him, the oppression of Africans in the previous era is now the result of black on black violence taking place. Again, a so-called “third party” was […]
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Shocking allegation of rape levelled against current SA Football Association boss Danny Jordaan

Former ANC MP Jennifer Ferguson has accused current South African Football Association boss Danny Jordaan of rape. Inspired by the #MeToo campaign, in a Facebook post that has since been widely shared and a subsequent blog post, Ferguson shared the details of her alleged ordeal. The incident took place 24 years ago in Port Elizabeth […]
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Loved ones in Wester Cape can’t be buried due to morgue backlogs

Cape Town – A spike in gang violence and gun crimes are the main reasons why there is a pile up of corpses at state mortuaries. Staff shortages, delays with criminal investigations, and pathologists who have to testify in court are adding to the dire situation. Speaking on the sidelines of her department’s annual report […]
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Heroic farmer shot dead while defending girls

A farmer was shot dead by gunmen while defending his family and guests, most of whom were teenage girls, at a farm near Philadelphia in the Western Cape, police have said. The man was shot dead when he approached four-balaclava wearing suspects who had entered his family’s house where they were having a birthday party, […]
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Mbalula says ‘SA Army will be used to fight crime’ in Cape Town, Gauteng

In the last few weeks, Fikile Mbalula has been talking a tough game on crime-fighting. Now, it seems that he’s ready to let his actions speak louder than words, by drafting in the army (SANDF) to stop criminals. The notion is dystopian. But the reality is grim. SAPS are struggling to contain the exploding levels […]
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