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Commuters have spoken out about the taxi violence incidents that made headlines in the media recently. Through the #SafeTaxisNow, a lot of people expressed themselves giving opinions about how 'unsafe and scary' it has been of late to use a taxi.
Soweto - Thousands have gathered in Soweto on Tuesday evening to pray for an end to violence against women. Outrage from all sectors of society has been sparked following reports of women being brutally attacked and killed across the country.
Staff from the Isle of Man office of Standard Bank recently visited a centre in Johannesburg's Soweto township that provides a home and education for orphaned and vulnerable children.
The Tladi youth friendly services with the Naledi LDAC and youth Desk gave one of the caring social workers to work in Tladi a warm send off last week to honour his great work.
A suspected drunk driver was arrested when he knocked down and killed two men on a sidewalk in Orlando East, Soweto, Johannesburg Metro police said on Monday.
Youth unemployment is one of the challenges currently facing this country. Unemployment rates are estimated to be at 26% and this is a course for concern for a country with a big chunk of its population being young people.
The ANC youth League in Soweto says South Africa needs selfless leaders like Lindiwe Sisulu.
Having just attended a resident's meeting with his grandmother, he had been tasked that day with cutting the long, overgrown grass along the railway tracks near an open field in Naledi, Soweto. "I saw a boot, and then I saw a foot with the other boot ...
There was no evidence to link the man who was expected to appear in the Protea Magistrates' Court on Friday, to the murder of two women who were found in different locations in Soweto, the National Prosecuting Authority said. Two of the slain women who ...
The late actor/DJ has been described as a hero who gave up his life to save that of a woman.
Musician Soweto Kinch is turning actor in a new radio drama, playing a gang member turned Pastor. The award-winning saxophonist and hip hop artist will star in Jesus Piece, a gripping story set in his native Birmingham.
Excitement is mounting in Soweto as top-flight rugby is set to return to the world-famous township on 17 June, a day after the renowned June 16 student uprising of 1976.
Qwabe and Phungula were killed and dumped in Naledi and Tladi in Soweto over the weekend and two other women, Lerato Moloi and an unknown woman were also killed in the township.
There is no evidence, at this stage, that links the arrested suspect to the murders of friends Popi Qwabe and Bongeka Phungula, who were found dead in ...
THERE seems to be no end to the sanitary woes for residents of the Soweto location at Tsumeb.
A high level meeting is underway in Soweto in an attempt to address the recent spate of attacks against women in the area. In less than a week four women have been found dead.
Johannesburg - Three men were arrested and a task team appointed to investigate the murders of women in Soweto after the bodies of three women were discovered, provincial commissioner Lieutenant General Deliwe de Lange said.
Despite having arrested three people, the task team formed after the bodies of three women were found in Soweto is still searching for more suspects.
Gauteng police vow to find killers of four Soweto women. Gauteng police commissioner Deliwe de Lange has confirmed that a special task team has been set up to investigate the murders.
ROSSMORE - The bodies of Popi Gumede and Bongeka Phungula were found a day apart in Soweto. May 17, 2017. Popi Gumede's body was found in Naledi, Soweto. Photo: facebook. Popi Gumede (24) and Bongeka Phungula (28) were both found dead ...
Johannesburg - Three men have been arrested for the murders of three women whose bodies were discovered in and around Naledi, Soweto at the weekend, Gauteng police said on Wednesday. Gauteng Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Deliwe ...
Eldorado Park is spawning a new breed of criminal who prey on women. The spate of violent crimes committed against women is on the rise in South Africa, with ...
Pain and heartbreak were etched on the faces of dozens of the family and friends of Jozi FM DJ Mandla Hlatshwayo and his friend Oupa Duma, who had ...
Economic Freedom Fighters treasurer Leigh-Ann Mathys on Wednesday arrived at the Protea Magistrate's Court accompanied by other leaders for the scheduled appearance of two men accused of killing party member Lerato Moloi in Soweto at the weekend.
Bongeka Phungula and her friend Popi Qwabe. as they appear on a facebook profile picture. The two were found murdered in Soweto at the weekend. /Facebook. The fourth body was burnt beyond recognition. police suspect the woman could have been ...
Johannesburg - Gauteng provincial police commissioner Deliwe de Lange has confirmed the arrest of three men in connection with the murders of women in Soweto. The bodies of four women were found in various areas at the weekend. Added to this ...
Malobane arrived at the family house from another case of a woman who was murdered in Soweto. Malobane said, "I have just come from another case of such violence against women, I wonder what is happening in our country.
The bubbly Karabo Mokoena (22) of Diepkloof died gruesomely on her journey to helping abused women and finding her inner peace. Her traumatised family ...
Another Lesbian raped&stoned to death in Soweto yesterday.Smous was buried this saturday was raped&burned to death in Kroonstad.
Spokesperson Thabisa Mhlongo said, "The partnership with the GEP simply means we are equipped with skills and knowledge to empower small business owners around Soweto. "We offer them business developments strategies and host them to workshops ...
It's been a decade since the Thesis Lifestyle Concept Store was officially launched in 2007 at Mofolo Village. We catch up with Wandile Zondo, another half behind the brand, to find out how it has been able to stay relevant.
"The team visited the family today to assess what interventions may be required to help them deal with the tragic loss. They will then provide us with a report and we'll announce these details after.
Christa Eybers | Former 'Generations' actor and Jozi FM DJ Mandla Hlatshwayo and his friend were killed at the Meli's pub in Pimville, Soweto on Sunday night. It's understood they had confronted four men who had robbed women of their cellphones when ...
Johannesburg - At least one person was killed following a shooting incident in Orlando West, Soweto in the early hours of Monday morning.
Johannesburg - Gauteng police are searching for three suspects linked to the murder of a taxi owner in Soweto. It's understood the group opened fire on two men, killing one on the scene and wounding the other in Orlando West.
Former 'Generations' actor and JoziFM DJ Mandla Hlatshwayo was shot dead in Soweto last night.
A gay woman in Naledi, in Soweto, became yet another victim at the weekend of what is suspected to be a homophobic hate crime following several such ...
A former Generations actor and Jozi FM DJ has reportedly been shot and killed during a robbery in Soweto. SABC reported on Monday morning that Mandla Hlatshwayo was shot dead in Soweto on Sunday night. police spokesperson Captain Hitler Mgwenya ...
Johannesburg - Former Generations actor and Jozi FM DJ Mandla Hlatshwayo and his friend have been killed in Soweto. police say the pair were shot dead at a pub on Sunday night.
A NEW four part drama series entitled Jesus Piece featuring two-time MOBO award winner and jazz, hip-hop star Soweto Kinch is set to go out on BBC iPlayer and BBC Local Radio stations, it was announced last week.
A project from Norway called Sowetoprosjektet - which means Soweto Project- visited Isiseko Primary school at White City. The purpose of the visit was to donate funds to the school which is used for the feeding scheme and to also assist 4 vulnerable ...
This just in - CityBuzz has reported the death of Karabo Mokoena who has been missing since April 28. According to Provincial police Spokesperson, Captain Mavela Masondo, the family of Karabo opened a missing persons case at the Diepkloof police ...
Tshwanelo Mofokeng, 14, went missing from NH Josub high school after it closed early due to fears the violence could spill over, her aunt Nomsa Mcapai said on Thursday from Phiri, Soweto. "After she didn't return from school on Wednesday, her father ...
veteran actor - Sello Maake Ka-Ncube performs at the Soweto Theatre for the first time. Written by. Zibuyile Dladla. 10 May '17.
They want to close Soweto schools in support of schools in other areas outside Soweto. Black teachers are being directly affected by this whilst in White schools, no such thing is happening, there are no teachers migrating from white schools because ...
Angry members of the National education, Health and Allied workers Union (NEHAWU) at ASHA Pre-schools went on a strike again on May 5 at their head office in Klipspruit and this time, with the support from some of the parents.
Orlando and Eyethu children's Homes in Soweto each received 200 buckets full of goodies from Shoprite last week. The donation forms part of the retailer's #ActforChange campaign which is aimed at addressing the issue of food security challenges faced ...
An emotional Imameleng Raphuthing, 43, from Soweto, has lost all hope that she will ever get her identity document because she has no family members to verify her legitimacy as a South African citizen.
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