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South African man shoots his wife, son and mother then himself

The Secunda community in South Africa is reeling in shock after a man Carel Naude, shot his wife, their disabled child, his own mother and then himself.The police were called to the grisly scene on Friday at around 08:00...

South Africa new law to strip refugees’ status for any political act

South Africa can now strip refugees of their asylum status if they engage in any political activity related to their home countries, according to a new law that critics call illegal and deeply ironic after the ruling party fought...

Bizzare! Man stabs 16 months old daughter to death during domestic dispute

A South African man is in custody after allegedly stabbing his 16-month-old daughter to death during a domestic dispute near Swellendam, Western Cape police said on Friday.The girl was murdered on the Bloemhof farm in Buffelsjagrivier around 15:30 on...

Engine failure leave train passengers stranded for more than a day

South Africa’s state-owned passenger rail operator has apologized for stranding riders on a train from Johannesburg to Cape Town for more than a day as food reportedly dwindled and carriages began to stink.A statement by the Shosholoza Meyl division...

Jealous South African policeman shoots girlfriend, her lover and brother

A South African police constable drew his service pistol and allegedly went on a shooting rampage after going to visit a friend and finding her with another man in Mpumalanga.Constable Bonginkosi Malinga, 38, stationed at Kabokweni, is behind bars...

Jilted lover kills ex-girlfriend on Boxing day in South Africa

Police in South Africa have launched a manhunt for a 35-year-old man after he allegedly murdered his ex-girlfriend in Elukwatini, Mpumalanga last Thursday.According to police, 25-year-old Laurencia Zinhle Mathebula was walking with her cousin when they were approached by...

Man shoots wife, self on Christmas eve in a mall in Johannesburg

A female employee at Killarney Mall, in Johannesburg, was shot and killed by her husband who then turned the gun on himself in a murder - suicide reports Vision Tactical. "Police can confirm that a case of murder and suicide...

Malema slams EFF members for kneeling before him, say I’m not the Holy Spirit

EFF leader Julius Malema has slammed party members for kneeling in front of him during the party's national conference, currently under way in Johannesburg. This comes after dozens of delegates on Saturday randomly burst into song, ran up to the...

Four dies at South African gold mine after rock collapse

Four mine workers were killed and one was seriously injured after a rock fall at a South African gold mine on Friday trapped five workers underground, the company and a mining union said on Sunday.The collapse at the Village...

South Africa’s ruling ANC regains power in Johannesburg

South Africa's ruling African National Congress has taken back control of Johannesburg, after its candidate, Geoff Makhubo was elected mayor by a comfortable margin.The ANC's nominee for the position - which was formerly held by Herman Mashaba of the...
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South African man shoots his wife, son and mother then himself

The Secunda community in South Africa is reeling in shock after a man Carel Naude, shot his wife, their disabled child, his own mother...

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More than two years after France promised to return colonial-era treasures to their African homes, Benin — ostensibly the first recipient of the groundbreaking...

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The outcome of Guinea-Bissau’s presidential election was thrown into doubt on Friday after the Supreme Court called for a clarification of the tally hours...

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