• News
    Independent Online

    Woman raped on US train as fellow passengers turn a blind eye

    María Luisa Paúl Riders watched as a woman was raped Wednesday night on a train near Philadelphia, but they did not intervene or call police - some, authorities said, may have even taken pictures and videos while it happened. Officers reviewed surveillance footage from a Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority SEPTA train that shows a man board shortly after a woman and sit next to her, according to Upper Darby Township Police Department Superintendent Timothy Bernhardt.

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    Independent Online

    Two people arrested for 'mob justice' killing of former Kaizer Chiefs star Lucky Maselesele

    Cape Town – Two people have been arrested for the “mob justice” killing of former Kaizer Chiefs star Lucky Maselesele. According to reports, Maselesele was murdered last Wednesday by a group of community members in Alexandra township after he was allegedly caught stealing electrical cables. "When the police approached, the group ran away, and the police managed to apprehend two suspects," SAPS spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Mavela Masondo said when speaking to City Press.

  • Sport
    TimesLIVE

    'Death taxi' passenger speaks out

    The taxi headed into Bowling Avenue, where cyclists Geoff Lee and Otto were on a training ride, in the slow lane. We were also in the slow lane and as we approached the cyclists I was thinking, this guy is going to switch lanes. But he doesn’t, and then he bumps the first guy out of the way and then he drives over the body and the bike of the second guy.

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    Independent Online

    Mamelodi locals fear 'John Wick' hell-bent on assassinating 'Boko Haram' gang members

    Pretoria - The recent spate of killings in Mamelodi, including a man being shot multiple times in public, have sparked rumours that there is a killer, dubbed John Wick, hell-bent on assassinating members of the-called Boko Haram gang. The cold-blooded killing of the man was captured in a video. In the video, the killer's face is hidden, but his hand can be seen pulling the trigger and shooting at the man, even when he is apparently dead.

  • Business
    SowetanLIVE

    Massive month-end fuel price hike could be 'catastrophic', warns the AA

    Current data is predicting fuel price hikes of catastrophic proportions at the end of October for November. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on recent exchange rate and commodities data. The current picture is showing petrol up by 99 cents a litre, and diesel and illuminating paraffin higher by a whopping R1.42 a litre.

  • Entertainment
    TimesLIVE

    Rags to riches Durban businessman, Max Mqadi dodges death

    He opened fire on him (Mqadi) with 9mm firearm. Another male suspect approached from his right side. The suspect that came from across the road, fired a number of shots at him, injuring only his arm and leg.

  • Politics
    Independent Online

    Jacob Zuma holds private meetings at Sibaya

    Former president Jacob Zuma, who is on medical parole, has been holding closed door meetings with a select few of his allies at the Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom in Durban. Details of what was discussed on Friday in a private boardroom at the hotel level, between Zuma and a group of more than 10 people in a meeting that lasted for about five hours, was unclear.