Category «Society»

11 Years imprisonment for rhino poachers

Pretoria: 2 September 2015 – Two suspected rhino poachers have been sentenced to a total of 11 years imprisonment for their crimes. Phinias Sithole (23) and France Nkuna (22), who are Mozambican nationals, were convicted and sentenced at the White River Magistrate Court on Monday, 31 August 2015, after being arrested in the Kruger National …

IFP raises concerns over drivers behaviour

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The Inkatha Freedom Party calls for change in driver’s behavior, after 141 people died over the weekend in 110 accidents across South Africa. “Human error is, in fact, the overwhelming cause of most of the carnage on our roads. By not implementing effective driver behaviour management programmes, bad behaviour is not identified properly, undesirable habits …

Hawks nab suspected drug lord

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Pretoria – The Hawks have on Thursday morning arrested a Nigerian man shortly after he had handed a laptop with 2kg of cocaine hidden in the lining of the bag to an undercover cop in Johannesburg. A sting operation was conducted after information was received that the suspect had arranged for a mule to transport …

VF Plus verwelkom NRK verslag oor plaasmoorde

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Die VF Plus verwelkom die verslag oor plaasmoorde wat die SA Menseregtekommissie (MRK) vandag uitgereik het,” sê dr. Pieter Groenewald, die VF Plus se hoofwoordvoerder oor polisie. Dr. Groenewald sê die verslag verwys ook na die vorige twee verslae oor plaasmoorde en gee ‘n goeie samevatting oor plaasveiligheid in Suid-Afrika. Volgens dr. Groenewald gee die …

ANC kan nie Vrouedag kaap nie

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Vrouedag behoort die rol en stryd van alle vroue in Suid-Afrika se geskiedenis te vier en te gedenk, maar dit is duidelik dat die ANC dit sien as ʼn dag waarop hulde gebring word aan slegs die ANC se vroue en hul stryd, sê dr. Pieter Mulder, leier van die VF Plus. Dr. Mulder het …

Yet another IFP leader killed in Inanda

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The Inkatha Freedom Party is reeling from shock after yet another of its leaders was gunned down at Inanda near KwaMashu in Durban this afternoon. “We are shocked that the killing of our leaders in that area has not stopped. Mr Zwelithini “Fuhluza” Khumalo was gunned down in cold blood this afternoon as he arrived …

Hawks member killed, robbed

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Pretoria – The Acting Head of the Directorate For Priority Crimes Investigation (HAWKS) Major General Mthandazo Ntlemeza has set up a task team to investigate the murder of Warrant Officer Petrus Johannes Holz on Wednesday morning. A 50-year-old Holz, previously attached to Hawks’ Commercial Crime Unit, was driving to work when his car apparently hit …

Huisroof in SA neem 105% toe in een dekade

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“Die aanval op die bekende ekonoom, Dawie Roodt en sy gesin, plaas huisroof in Suid-Afrika opnuut in die kollig. Roof by woonhuise, as die misdaad wat die meeste gevrees word in Suid-Afrika, het met 105% die afgelope tien jaar toegeneem. Van 9 391 gevalle in 2004/05 tot 19 284 in 2013/14 volgens die Polisie se …