28 July 2016, 12:03:14

Police prepare for safe elections

With terror threats spiking in the country in recent months and the spate of violent incidents following election candidate selection, how safe will people be on those long voting queues?

‘I lost my best friend‚ my better half‚ my Gugs’ – Letshego’s moving letter to Gugu

In a moving tribute to her husband‚ Letshego Zulu said Gugu’s death had left a “gaping” hole in her heart.
Orlando Pirates players during the club's first training session of the new season. Picture credits: Twitter

Pirates player tests positive for cocaine

An Orlando Pirates player is set to be hauled before a South African Institute for Drug Free Sport (SAIDS) disciplinary hearing after allegedly testing positive for cocaine.
Flooding in Amamzimtoti, south of Durban. Picture Credit: Arrive Alive

Hunt for flood victim continues

Volunteers gathered at Durban’s Green Hub at Blue Lagoon on Thursday to search for 62-year-old Brenda Lynn Scriven‚ who went missing during heavy rain on Monday.

Heed warnings as extreme weather events are set to increase‚ Parliament warns

“Evidence of rapid climate change…is already upon us‚” Parliament has said by way of urging South Africans to heed “weather warnings and to take all the necessary steps to avoid loss of property and life”.

Warning that not all winners live happily ever after as man claims R87m lottery jackpot

A man has stepped forward to claim the country’s massive R87-million Powerball lottery jackpot.
Flooding in Amamzimtoti, south of Durban. Picture Credit: Arrive Alive

Wild weather drives insurance claim spike

Short-term insurers returned from their annual conference at Sun City on Wednesday to a mountain of paperwork.
Monte Casino. Picture Credit: Marianne Schwankhart

Montecasino staff get counseling after witnessing horrific suicide by fire

Montecasino staff members who witnessed the horrifying sight of Peter Dariol Williams setting himself alight at the casino on Sunday are undergoing counselling.
Tornado seen in Pretoria. Picture Credit: @the_dippa on Twitter

Do you live along SA's tornado belt?

Tornadoes in South Africa as not as rare as you might think — they can creep up wherever a thunderstorm is brewing‚ especially along the country’s tornado belt.

Catholic bishops want voters to send politicians ‘a warning message’

Tell them you are “tired of corruption…and serious neglect of the common good of our communities”.
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