• SowetanLIVE

    3 women attack pupil for affair with taximan

    “I'm not happy with the police because I went to open a case the same day and one of the female police officers told me that if I was dating her husband, she would have killed me. She said I deserve to be killed because I'm breaking people's marriages.” In the four-minute video, the woman who claims she is married to the man the pupil was dating hits Maila in the face with her fists, saying: “Do you know I'm a married woman and you are breaking my marriage. I have been meaning to talk to you but you refused.” Another woman is heard shouting “beat her my friend”. The woman who claims Maila stole her man continues punching, saying: “You were born in 2001 and there is no way you can date a 40-year-old

  • TimesLIVE

    WATCH | Policewoman impounding goods beaten outside Joburg mall

    A female metro police officer was beaten up by a mob at Pan Africa Shopping Centre in Wynberg, north of Johannesburg. JMPD spokesperson chief superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the officer had a bruised face and body after the attack on Sunday.    She was taken to Milpark Hospital, where she was treated and discharged. “Officers regrouped, went back and arrested two male suspects. “Officers were impounding illegal trading goods in the area. A bigger follow-up raid will be done today [Tuesday] to enforce city bylaws outside the mall.” The suspects were charged with assaulting and interfering with an officer in the execution of duty. 

  • Independent Online

    VIDEO: Top KZN private school in 'satanic drawings' outcry

    Durban - A top KwaZulu-Natal private school that prides itself on its "Christian ethos" has come under fire from parents and the Christian community after allowing a matric pupil to display several works of art that mocked Jesus as a clown at its end of year prize-giving ceremony. A video made by an angry parent of a matric pupil at Grantleigh School near Richards Bay went viral on social media and caused a massive backlash against the school that on Tuesday had to issue a statement. According to its website, Grantleigh Schools - situated just north of Richards Bay/Empangeni on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast - is an independent school and a member of the Curro Group that has a "Christian ethos

  • Independent Online

    What changed? Helen Zille asks Herman Mashaba

    Zille took to Twitter on Tuesday and posted tweets tagging Mashaba. In the first tweet, she asks him whether a conference that took place in Orania, a whites-only enclave in the Northern Cape, was held while he headed up the Free Market Foundation. In the second tweet, she uses a screengrab of Mashaba's tweets from March this year in which he spoke fondly about his admiration for Zille. She asks "what changed?" The supposed animosity between Mashaba and Zille was sparked by Mashaba's announcement that he was resigning as a member of the DA.

  • Independent Online

    'Idols SA' faces bullying scandal following Viggy's exit

    Once an Idols contestant, Viggy Qwabe now finds herself on the outside listening in after given the boot. Fans of the show claimed on Twitter Sneziey bullied the Qwabe twins. @MissQabs said Sneziey referred to the twins as "ugly". Taking to her Instagram page, Sneziey defended herself: "I have never and will never bully anyone but kuyosizani to talk when everyone has made up their minds about me l wish all that you have believed was firmly stated by the twins and sadly it wasn't konke okwenzekayo I won't stand and defend myself I have no words to it but I wish when the truth comes out your apologies will come flooding my dm's and my posts like those insults.

  • Independent Online

    5 quotes from Baleka Mbete's interview that left SA fuming

    Former National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete's interview with Mehdi Hasan, who hosts Al Jazeera's Head to Head talk show, has been roundly criticised by South Africans on social media. Mbete was invited to discuss whether the ANC has betrayed former president Nelson Mandela's legacy in the 25 years since the dawn of democracy. She was was joined on set by former ANC politician Makhosi Khoza, who resigned from the party in 2017 after calling for then-president Jacob Zuma to step down; former politician and now Watch UK director and author Andrew Feinstein;  and ANC member Xolani Xala, the founder of South African Business Abroad and member of the ANC.

  • Independent Online

    WATCH: SA youngsters go viral after performing their very own take on the haka

    Cape Town - Recently youngsters have gone viral for doing their very own South African haka. According to New Zealand's official tourism  website,  the haka is a type of ancient Māori war dance traditionally used on the battlefield, as well as when groups came together in peace. The haka is still used during Māori ceremonies and celebrations to honour guests and show the importance of the occasion in New Zealand, but have gained a lot of prominence due to its use  to challenge opponents on the sports field. Other Polynesian countries also have their own haka.