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Little girl’s fingertip MISSING!

THE little three-year-old girl told her mum her uncle bit off a piece of her finger. But the uncle, Sibongiseni Gumede, denied this . . . He said the child was injured by a taxi seat! But whatever the explanation, Lwandile’s mum wants the missing piece! Lwandile was injured while travelling in Sibongiseni’s taxi to S’bonisani preschool from her home on 20 February. Mum...

‘We just asked for help’ – Guptas

Pretoria – Gupta-family owned Oakbay Investments on Tuesday told the Pretoria High Court that it never suggested that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was obliged to intervene when four of the major banks closed its bank accounts, it merely asked the minister for help as thousands of people were to lose their jobs as a result. Advocate Cedric Puckrin, senior council,...

10 cops, 8 home affairs officials arrested for extortion

Johannesburg – Ten police officers and eight home affairs officials were arrested in the Free State on Wednesday morning for allegedly extorting money from foreigners, the South African Police Service said. This comes as SAPS revealed that 706 police officials had been arrested for criminal activity in the 2016/17 financial year, compared to 725 in 2015/16. In a statement, acting national...

Jaws drop in court as airport heist accused reveals he earns R400,000 a month

One of the suspects in the OR Tambo multi-million rand robbery shocked the court on Tuesday when he revealed he earned R400,000 a month. In his affidavit‚ Prince Dube said his exhibition stalls business generate R400,000 a month and he could afford R30,000 bail. Meanwhile‚ his co-accused Thando Sonqishe‚ the man who appeared in social media with a multi-million-rand Lamborghini‚ said...

Kathrada asked Zuma to step down in a letter, He never got a response from Zuma – Motlanthe

Johannesburg - Anti-apartheid struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada never officially received a response from President Jacob Zuma after asking him to step down, former deputy president Kgalema Motlanthe said on Wednesday. “As you are aware, this letter went without any formal reply,” Motlanthe told a marquee filled with mourners. He was reading a eulogy on Kathrada at Westpark cemetery on Wednesday morning,...

‘Prophets’ batter and bruise teen

A teenage girl was allegedly beaten, throttled and knocked unconscious by two female church “prophets” trying to rid her of “demons”. The girl’s family from Amalinda, in East London are furious over the incident involving their 13-year-old daughter and the two leaders from the Love of God Church in Daza location in Tsomo. Unathi Zwakala, who stays with her grandmother in...

Zuma: I’ll be dead in 15 to 20 years, stop complaining.

In a recent interview on  CCTV News, Zuma revealed the unexpected. The president assured the people of South Africa that he is not like Robert Mugabe (Who scientists discovered might live forever). “I know people are tired of me, and that is the reason why they are pushing and fighting, wanting me to resign. I will be dead in roughly 15...

Boys told to Pee on trees to make 4-5 grow!

PEE on this tree if you want your 4-5 to grow! This was the instruction a so called herbalist gave 13 young boys after he allegedly lured them to a mountain. But things went horribly wrong . . . the boys’ private parts began itching! They told their parents about the trees and how the man had also allegedly fondled their 4-5s. Community...

Ahmed Kathrada’s family ask Zuma not to attend Ahmed’s Funeral

Johannesburg - President Jacob Zuma will abide by struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada's family's wishes not to attend his funeral on Wednesday. ''President Zuma will not attend the funeral and memorial service in compliance with the wishes of the family,'' said a statement ahead of the funeral of one of the last Rivonia trialists, and one of Zuma's fellow prisoners on...

Zuma joins Gupta court battle to file motion against bank

President Jacob Zuma on Monday joined court proceedings as an interested party in the North Gauteng High Court matter between Oakbay Investments and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan. This follows Zuma’s announcement on Monday that he has cancelled Treasury’s investor roadshow to the UK and US and ordered Gordhan to return home. The rand tanked by almost 40 cents on the news,...

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