Calm in Pietermaritzburg as Former President Jacob Zuma skips court

Unlike in the past when former president Jacob appeared before the Pietermaritzburg High Court for his long-running corruption trial, on Tuesday morning the provincial capital was calm. This was as Zuma and his large entourage of security team and supporters were not present. That was in anticipation that the matter would be postponed to May […]

Police Minister Bheki Cele calls for calm in KwaNdengezi following k!llings

Police Minister Bheki Cele is calling for calm in KwaNdengezi, KwaZulu Natal.   The community in KwaZulu Natal is on edge after at least nine people were killed this weekend in two separate incidents. It’s not yet clear whether the incidents are linked. We’re in KwaNdengezi, where 9 people have been murdered over the weekend. […]

Ozzy Osbourne says he felt calm while trying to kill his wife

Ozzy Osbourne remembers feeling ”calm” as he threatened to kill his wife while high on drugs. The 71-year-old music star can still vividly recall feeling ”peaceful” during the dramatic incident in 1989, when he threatened Sharon at their home in Buckinghamshire, south-east England. He shared: ”I felt the calmest I had ever felt in my […]

Minister Mboweni – Calm down about the IMF, we can forget about just printing money

According to the minister, critics are ‘making a mountain out of an anthill about those horrible people in Washington who carry bricks will break your bones if you don’t repay’. A briefing aimed at breaking down how the R500 billion economic relief package announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa earlier this week will be spent quickly […]

North West mayor calls for calm after protests over local boy’s death

The mayor of the Ditsobotla Local Municipality Daniel Buthelezi has called for calm in Lichtenburg in North West after two separate vehicles accidents in the area. Residents are angry after a boy was knocked over by a police dog unit vehicle on Tuesday. The child was declared dead on the scene. “This accident sparked violence […]

Lockdown – Calm restored in Hillbrow, police maintain strong presence

Police are maintaining a strong presence in Hillbrow in the 21-day national lockdown. On the first day of the unprecedented lockdown, which kicked in more than a week ago, residents clashed with police. The streets of Hillbrow have been quiet as members of South African Police Service (Saps), the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) […]

Calls for calm after officer & guard arrested for killing man in Vosloorus

The 34-year-old EMPD officer and the 45-year-old security guard are expected to appear in the Boksburg Regional Court on Tuesday. Ekurhuleni Mayor Mzwandile Masina has called for calm after an Ekhurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) officer and a security guard were arrested for allegedly killing a man and injuring four children aged between five and […]

Florence Masebe encourages those with asthma to stay calm amid coronavirus spread

While world governments rush to close borders and implement measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19, veteran actress Florence Masebe has addressed those who struggle with asthma, urging them not to panic. Florence struggles with asthma and was hospitalised in an intensive care unit in 2018 after an attack. She has long preached the value […]

Govt calls for calm after second COVID-19 case #CoronaVirusSA

A second case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in South Africa and the Health Department is urging all citizens to remain calm. Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says his department is committed to mitigating the uncontrollable spread of the COVID-19 virus and wants cooperation from the public and the media during this period. He […]

Diepsloot calm after Thursday’s protest

Police are monitoring Diepsloot Friday after residents took to the streets on Thursday. The residents built barricades on the main road leading into the area and threw bottles and rocks at cars. They allege two community members and a police officer have been killed in the area by foreign nationals. Police are still on high […]