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Police Arrest Suspects With 100 kg of Weed, Ammunition, After High Speed Chase

Members of the Harrismith Highway Patrol, Warrant Officer Sibeko and Warrant Officer Steenkamp, stopped a suspicious Toyota Corolla on the R74 road when the vehicle drove off at high speed. The members gave chase and managed to stop it. Five bags of dagga, weighing 87.4kg, to value of R87 400 were found in the boot of the vehicle.
Harrismith - Police in Harrismith, Free State, yesterday arrested two suspects  and recovered nearly 100kg's of marijuana (weed) with an estimated value of nearly R100,000, an unlicensed firearm and 11 rounds of ammunition after a high speed chase. Warrant Officer Sibeko and Warrant Officer Steenkamp, all members of the Harrismith Highway Patrol stopped a suspicious Toyota Corolla on the R74 road. The...

Julius Malema In Trouble: HAWKS After Him

South Africa’s specialised crime-fighting unit, the Hawks, are set to investigate criminal charges against Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko said yesterday.
CAPE TOWN - South Africa’s specialised crime-fighting unit, the Hawks, are set to investigate criminal charges against Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema, Police Minister Nathi Nhleko said yesterday. Briefing journalists in Parliament, along with police top brass, Nhleko said Malema’s comment on Al Jazeera at the weekend that the South African government would be removed by the “barrel of a...

Court Orders Vodacom To Pay ‘Please Call’ Me Inventor

Kenneth Nkosana Makate
Johannesburg - South Africa’s highest legal authority, the Constitutional Court, has ruled that Vodacom must compensate the inventor of the Please Call Me SMS product. The court on Tuesday morning found Vodacom was bound by an agreement with Kenneth Nkosana Makate who has said he invented the Please Call Me concept. Makate conceived the Please Call Me concept in November 2000...

ANC Opens High Treason Case Against Malema

EFF Leader Julius Malema
Johannesburg - The ANC has officially opened a case of treason against EFF leader Julius Malema, it said on Monday. "The ANC has just opened a case of high treason against EFF and its leader Julius Malema in his personal capacity with Hillbrow police station," national spokesperson Zizi Kodwa told News24. "The threat to remove a lawfully, democratically-elected leader through an undemocratic...

Xenophobic Attacks Erupt In Zambia, Zimbabweans Flee, Living In Police Stations

FOREIGN nationals, among them Zimbabweans, were forced to seek refuge at police stations in parts of the Zambian capital, Lusaka, following what has been seen as an outbreak of xenophobic attacks. The attacks were sparked by reports that foreigners had been arrested in connection with alleged ritual killings. This sparked riots which saw locals going on a looting spree of mostly...

Presidential Scholarship Rocked By Fraud Scandal, Officials Arrested

Presidential Scholarship Rocked By Fraud Scandal, Officials Arrested
An official from the Office of the President and Cabinet in charge of the Presidential Scholarship scheme has been arrested on allegations of soliciting bribes ranging between $500 and $1,500 from prospective students, who wanted to study under the scheme. Tafadzwa Mafuwu, 35, a senior executive to the director of the Presidential Scholarship, reportedly worked in connivance with Paidamoyo...

Multi Million Dollar Presidential Palace To Be Built In Masvingo For Mugabe

Multi Million Dollar Presidential Palace To Be Built In Masvingo For Mugabe
ZANU PF youths plan to construct a multi-million dollar “presidential palace” near the Great Zimbabwe monument to accommodate President Robert Mugabe and other foreign dignitaries whenever they are visiting Masvingo. National youth league secretary, Pupurai Togarepi Pupurai said construction of the project was set to begin in July this year. “Great Zimbabwe is crucial because it has historical links to this...

Just How Many People Do The Guptas Employ In SA?

One of the Gupta Brothers
According to data research by Africa Check, claims about the total number of people employed across Gupta businesses is in dispute. In South Africa, the Gupta family and their close relationship with key government leaders continue to dominate headlines. Last week allegations that they have left the country received intense media scrutiny. Less scrutinised, however, are claims about the total number of...

Metro FM FIREDTbo Touch?

Metro FM DJ Tbo Touch
Popular Metro FM DJ Tbo Touch was ‘silenced’ last week. iMzansi has learnt that Touch wasn’t scheduled on his popular show, The Touch Down. And today, it was exclusively revealed that Touch had a shouting match with his boss lady, Sibongile Mtshali. The argument started over his Monday gospel segment called Monday Replenishment. According to an insider at SABC, the...

Broke Former TV Presenter Vinolia “V-Mash” Mashego Missing

Vinolia “V-Mash” Mashego
FADED TV presenter Vinolia “V-Mash” Mashego, is missing in action. This past Tuesday, the City of Tshwane wanted to hand over a house to her, but she failed to pitch. Her new house is located in Mamelodi, east of Tshwane. After an outcry by fans that the former Jam Alley presenter was homeless, the City of Tshwane decided to do something for...

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