Alexandra family now hopeful after creche teacher charged with attempted murder

The family of a two-year-old Alex burn victim on Thursday said they had renewed hope that justice would be served after the teacher accused of pouring boiling water over their son was now facing an attempted murder charge. The teacher – who has not yet pleaded – briefly appeared in the Alexandra Magistrates Court on […]

DA’s Mlindi Nhanha gets R500 bail for attempted murder

A Democratic Alliance (DA) MP in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) has appeared in the Alice Magistrate’s Court for attempted murder. Mlindi Nhanha is accused of shooting at his brother-in-law, Mxolisi Daniel, on Sunday 3am in Dyamala, after Daniel intervened when Nhanha allegedly assaulted his wife, Vatiswa. “It is alleged that he [Nhanha] assaulted […]

Prison Warden allegedly in ICU, her husband arrested for attempted murder – ‘Family’ speaks

The Correctional Services Department has debunked claims that a correctional officer who had sex with an inmate was married to the inmate and committed suicide, s.e.x between a jail warden and a prisoner. This comes after a video of the two being close surfaced. “We also need to dispel the false information that has been […]

Update: Principal charged with attempted murder after forcing pupil to enter pit toilet

The principal of Luthuthu Primary School in Ugie, Eastern Cape, has been charged with attempted murder. An Eastern Cape man believed to be the principal of Luthuthu Primary School in Ugie was due to appear in the Nqanqarha (Maclear) Magistrates court on Tuesday for attempted murder. The man has been suspended after allegedly coercing a […]

Deputy Chief Justice Zondo slams attempted assassination of state capture witness

Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo has urged law enforcement agencies to investigate an attempt assassination of one of his key witness in the state capture allegations against former public enterprises minister Malusi Gigaba. Zondo’s call came after evidence leader Advocate Paul Pretorius told him that there was an attempted assassination of one of the key […]

Meet Bongani Biyela who blew R1.4 million in few months, arrested for attempted murder

Fallen millionaire Bongani Biyela, who starred in the reality TV show I Blew It, was arrested for attempted murder. Biyela made headlines two weeks ago when he appeared on the popular Mzansi Magic TV show that profiles former instant millionaires who blew their fortunes. Speaking to the publication shortly before he was formally charged by […]

Taxi owner arrested in connection with murder and attempted murder in Limpopo

A taxi owner has been arrested in connection with the murder and attempted murder of two people in Madumeleng village on Saturday night, Limpopo police have said. The 41-year-old was arrested in Bolobedu outside Tzaneen on Sunday morning. “It is alleged that the two male victims – aged 21 and 27 – were walking from […]

Isibaya actress Zinhle Mabena arrested for attempted murder on her hubby, his bodyguard dies

An actress from Mzansi Magic’s Isibaya that recently got canned will be appearing in the Pretoria Magistrate Court today, 17 February. Zinhle Mabena was arrested on Tuesday, 16 February on suspicions of being involved in the attempted murder of her husband. During the alleged attempt, which took place on 28 January, the husband’s bodyguard died. […]

William Booth attempted murder case postponed to March

Former rugby player and private investigator Zane Killian made a quick appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court with four other people accused of attempting to murder well-known Cape Town lawyer William Booth. His arrival, in the same checked shirt with cut off sleeves that he wore for his bail application in Bellville Regional Court […]

Randfontein attempted kidnapping survivor speaks out

The young victim, her mother as well as a couple who have been dubbed heroes (all names withheld to protect the identity of the young victim) spoke to the Herald about what had happened that day. According to the victim, she and a friend were walking to a shop in Greenhills at about 4.50 pm. […]