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Past articles by Philani:

Gauteng business robbed of tyres worth R5m

Gauteng police have arrested members of an alleged robbery syndicate targeting big vehicle and computer businesses. → Read More

Tanker found siphoning fuel from Transnet pipeline forfeited to the state

A fuel tanker found at a crime scene must be forfeited to the state, the Pietermaritzburg high court has ruled. → Read More

Free State cops searching for ‘mother of foetus found in sewage plant’

Free State municipal workers stumbled on a foetus at a sewage plant on Friday morning. → Read More

Credit card found as search goes on for German tourist in Cape Town

Police say it’s too early to link stolen goods and suspects to his disappearance. → Read More

Disillusioned Cape Town CBD informal traders take a back seat for budget speech

Displaced street traders call on the finance minister to prioritise energy, health and crime → Read More

Eastern Cape female councillor shot dead

An Eastern Cape councillor has been shot dead while counting money in her car. → Read More

Teacher fired for imitating the ‘sound of your parents having sex’ in class and lewd behaviour

The teacher is accused of touching a pupil on her breast and asking another ‘how big is your penis?’ → Read More

Injured hiker, whose fall was cushioned by her backpack, lifted from Table Mountain

The hiker was rescued from a clifftop ledge high above Camps Bay. → Read More

Eastern Cape residents aged 90 and 82 die in shack fire

Two elderly Eastern Cape residents, aged 90 and 82, have died in a shack fire in Komani. → Read More

Two suspects bust for possession of abalone worth R1.8m in Gqeberha

Eastern Cape police have arrested two suspects for possession of abalone worth R1.8m in Gqeberha. → Read More

Employee bust for ‘defrauding’ distribution company of R15m

A 43-year-old Cape Town woman has been arrested for allegedly defrauding her employer of R15m. → Read More

Camps Bay tourist outsmarts load-shedding thieves with tiny tags

The AirTags emit a Bluetooth signal that can be detected by nearby devices which send the location to iCloud → Read More

42 Western Cape schools burgled or vandalised during December holidays

Western Cape schools recorded 48 incidents of burglary and vandalism during the December holidays. → Read More

Western Cape cops refuse bribe, confiscate 30,000 Mandrax tablets

Western Cape police have confiscated 30 bags of Mandrax tablets worth R1.5m. → Read More

Suspect's wings clipped after being found with frozen chicken worth R380,000

Gqeberha cops arrested a 34-year-old man for possession of suspected stolen frozen chicken this week. → Read More

Hawks swoop on kidnapping suspects who 'demanded cattle and goats from victim'

The Hawks have arrested three people who allegedly demanded cattle and goats from a 72-year-old Eastern Cape man. → Read More

Mother and ex-life partner fights for maintenance after her brush with destitution

Court to hear ‘landmark case’ seeking law change so unmarried life partners can claim maintenance → Read More

High court grounds VBS bank debtor for Porsche Cayenne loan, R5m bond

Mmuso Solomon Pelesa ordered to pay his debt, plus interest — and slapped with legal costs → Read More

Two suspects arrested for Cape Town ‘vigilante mass murders’

Cape Town police have arrested two suspects in connection with the murder of five men in an informal settlement. → Read More

Eastern Cape man 'killed by mob' over sister’s missing social grant card

An Eastern Cape man has died after a mob allegedly attacked him over his sister's missing social grant card. → Read More