Johannesburg Authorities have made almost 2 500 arrests in the past week during crime combatting operations in Gauteng, police said on Sunday. "Crime combatting operations continue in Gauteng beyond the recent festive season, with intelligence driven operations yielding more than 2420 arrests since Monday, January 16," police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said.
The upcoming Limpopo regional elective conference will be a make-or-break test of the province's once-taken for granted support for deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa as the party president ahead of the December elective conference. The province now appears deeply divided over the succession battle between Ramaphosa and outgoing African Union commission chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma.
Imagine waking up one morning with a whole new identity - waking up to realise that you're married to someone you've never met. This is the lived reality of a Soweto woman, Pulane Tshabalala, who found out on December 30 last year that she has been married for 11 years to a man she doesn't know.
As part of Primedia Outdoor's investment in research expertise and innovative market intelligence, it set tracked and measured taxi movement over a three-month campaign period between February and April 2016 in three different regions. The commuter market is South Africa's largest consumer segment, comprising over 22 million people, so the research tracked 32 vehicles in Gauteng, 20 vehicles in KwaZulu-Natal and 15 vehicles in the Eastern Cape.
There is an Africa-based exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art called "Regarding Africa: Contemporary Art and Afro-Futurism." It offers an intriguing view of life and creativity in various parts of the continent and re-examines the African body, landscape and culture.
As our nation bids farewell to its first African American president during this MLK Day week, it seems fitting to reflect on the state of race relations in America and the meaning of Barack Obama in our lives. For us, as for so many other people, the story is both personal and political.
Three children were burnt to death in a shack fire in Soweto in the early hours of Wednesday morning, police say. The bodies of the children aged 6, 3 and 1 - were burnt beyond recognition, said Captain Mpande Khoza.
Johannesburg A man who allegedly killed a pregnant mother in front of her young children appeared in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on Wednesday. Twala, dressed in jeans and a white and blue sweater, took the stand and told the court that the police assaulted him during his arrest in April 2015.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is seen in silhouette as she addresses the Young African Women Leaders Forum in a Soweto township, Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, June 22, 2011. On Tuesday, President Obama announced that he would be commuting the sentence of army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, along with the sentences of more than 200 other inmates.