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Past articles by Mpho:

Number of people positive Covid-19 cases has increased by 82 to 1 462

Of the new cases, 27 were in the Western Cape, 20 in KwaZulu-Natal, 18 in Gauteng, eight in the Free State, two in the Eastern Cape and Limpopo as well as one in Mpumalanga. Four cases were still unallocated as it was not clear where the patients were currently based. → Read More

12 injured in Stellenbosch 'gas leak'

Twelve people have been hospitalised following an alleged gas leak at a farm on George Blake Road in Stellenbosch, Western Cape, paramedics say. → Read More

Journalist Barry Bateman pulled from air after expletive aimed at Malema

Broadcaster Eyewitness News had apologised to the Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema for the foul language used by its senior journalist, Barry Bateman. → Read More

Uyinene Mrwetyana's memory to be honoured through UCT scholarship and new foundation

The courageous and fighting spirit of Uyinene Mrwetyana, who was raped and killed, allegedly by a post office employee, in Cape Town last month, will live on through a fellowship and foundation created in her honour. → Read More

'Truth finally came out' - Lion Mama after daughter's rapists sentenced

An Eastern Cape mother, dubbed "Lion Mama" after she stabbed three men who raped her daughter, says she was grateful the law had taken its course after her child's attackers were sentenced to an effective 25 years in jail. → Read More

Car guard arrested for stabbing motorist who 'refused to move his car'

A car guard has been arrested and charged with assault for allegedly stabbing a motorist who refused to move his vehicle, Johannesburg police have said. → Read More

KZN cop shot 'multiple times' during domestic dispute

An off duty police officer has been shot and killed by her partner in Sundumbili, KwaZulu-Natal during a domestic dispute, police have announced. → Read More

Malema reiterates support for Shivambu on Momonait matter

EFF leader Julius Malema has reiterated his support for his chief whip Floyd Shivambu in the matter involving Treasury's director-general, Ismail Momoniat. → Read More

'Never forget the 2015 generation, as we celebrate the youth of 1976'

EFF leader Julius Malema says the 2015 #feesmustfall activists should be remembered and celebrated. → Read More

Ramaphosa slams Mkhwebane’s Reserve Bank plan

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has slammed Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s suggestion that the Constitution be amended to change the mandate of the SA Reserve Bank. → Read More

Northern Cape man arrested for allegedly raping teenage boys

A 39-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping and sexually assaulting two teenage boys in Hopetown, Northern Cape. → Read More

9 arrested for alleged ID theft syndicate

Two women and seven men have been arrested for alleged involvement in an identity theft syndicate. → Read More

Hlaudi Motsoeneng's disciplinary hearing to resume

Former SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s disciplinary hearing is expected to continue. → Read More

Winnie Rust's alleged killers back in court

The trial of two men accused of robbing and killing Afrikaans author Winnie Rust is expected to resume in the Western Cape High Court. → Read More

Hearings resume for Nkandla upgrade officials

The disciplinary hearings of 12 public works officials accused of wrongdoing in the R246m upgrade to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla homestead are expected to continue. → Read More

Fourth suspect appears in court over Maties student’s murder

A fourth man has been arrested and charged with the kidnapping, rape and murder of University of Stellenbosch student Hannah Cornelius, the National Prosecuting Authority says. → Read More

De Lille to brief Capetonians on 'water resilience' plan

Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is expected to announce further plans to deal with the city’s water shortage. → Read More

4 men held for attempted murder after shooting at KwaMashu looters

Four security guards have been arrested for allegedly using live ammunition to disperse protesters who looted shops in KwaMashu. → Read More

Man sets house on fire after catching girlfriend 'cheating'

A Limpopo man has allegedly tried to kill his girlfriend and her lover by setting his house on fire when he caught them in bed together. → Read More

'There's no crime in talking to the Guptas'

Progressive Professional Forum (PPF) head Mzwanele "Jimmy" Manyi says there was nothing wrong with him having approached the Gupta family seeking positions, and he does not have a "Gupta-phobia". → Read More