• ewn.co.za

    [VIDEO] Caught on camera: Fatal Welkom hijacking

    Thomas Holder | [WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT] A man was shot and killed by two men in a parking lot in Welkom, Free State over the weekend. Hijacking Welkom Welkom hijacking

  • Independent Online

    Generations star Rapulana Seiphemo admits to contravening tax law

    Johannesburg - Generations: The Legacy star Rapulana Seiphemo on Tuesday admitted to contravening tax laws when he failed to submit his returns. The popular television actor  - popularly known as Tau Mogale - failed to submit his income tax returns from 2013 to 2017. The South African Revenue Services says Seiphemo owes more than R48 000 in unpaid tax. During proceedings on Tuesday at the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court, State prosecutor Duduzile Robertse revealed that there were ongoing engagements with defence regarding an admission of guilt fine. The matter was postponed to 28 November. During his first appearance in court on October 18, Seiphemo's legal team said that they needed time

  • Independent Online

    EXCLUSIVE: Durban gardener allegedly swindled out of R58m 'inheritance'

    Durban - Sabelo Mdlovu worked as a gardener for Charlotte Davies at her Homeford Drive home in the upmarket suburb of  La Lucia more than 10 years. Davies, 92, had no children or any living relatives in South Africa and whose husband - a diamond dealer in Johannesburg had died years ago - was according to her neighbour, Ferdinand Zondagh, a recluse whose only regular human interaction was with Mdlovu. So when she died on September 15, 2012, it came as a big surprise to Mdlovu that she had bequeathed the bulk of her estate worth nearly R60 million to her neighbour, Adline Pillay - and only left him R600 000. What came next was a four-year police investigation that included probing bank statements,

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    Opposition parties welcome Gigaba resignation

    JOHANNESBURG - News of former Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba's resignation has been welcomed by opposition parties. Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane says Gigaba has done profound damage to the people of South Africa. “I think, without doubt, Minister Gigaba had been found against in the court of law and undeniably, it became very clear that we can’t sustain him as a minister who is willing to lie in the court of law acting as a civil servant.” In a statement, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) has welcomed Gigaba's resignation, saying his stubbornness has made him a dishonourable public representative. The party has also rejected news of Blade Nzimande who has now stepped in

  • timeslive.co.za

    Zodwa Wabantu: My boyfriend is not a handbag

    Zodwa Wabantu has been accused of making her Ben 10 Ntobeko Linda her "handbag" because he's always with her, but the entertainer has explained that it's all part of her trying to give as much time to her job as her relationship. The first thing Zodwa wants Mzansi to understand is that she's wasn't willing to mess with her hustle for love but she was also at a point in her life where she didn't want to compromise her love for money. "I'm a very busy woman and as a woman many people might even say I'm selfish because I am always working, you know in demand. But what I try to do now is to ensure that every second I have to attend to my boyfriend or my son, I do so. Hence people will see us all

  • Independent Online

    Zodwa Wabantu praises son, reveals she'll be his prom date

    Local entertainer Zodwa Wabantu is finally ready to make an appearance at her son's school as his date for his Grade 7 farewell.  The vosho queen has been keeping a low profile at her son's school in hopes to keep him out of the limelight.  Wabantu shared a post on her Instagram with her son gushing over his good report card and said that she will be his "date" at his farewell at the end of the month.  Speaking to TsishaLIVE, Wabantu then explained why she was tiring to keep things low key when it came to her son's school. "I have been shying away from his school because I didn't want to bring attention to him and any drama. I would rather drop him at the gate in a dimmed car so no one sees me.

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    Welkom man gunned down in his car was gold mine's chief safety officer

    Further information about Mophapi's employment at Sibanye-Stillwater was not immediately available. Five bullets were fired at Mophapi while he was seated inside his car in the parking lot of the Commando shopping centre in Welkom around 5.30 Saturday evening. Earlier on Monday morning, police spokesperson Capt Stephen Thakeng said a manhunt had been launched for the two assailants. In a video being shared on social media, Mohapi is seen sitting in his blue Volkswagen Polo. Two men slowly approach his vehicle. One of the men pretends to be on the phone, while the second opens the door of the car and opens fire on Mohapi. The men then drag his lifeless body out of the car. They get into the car