Man killed at funeral, chaos as bullets later fly at after tears – Video

A 31-year-old man is expected to appear in the Emalahleni Magistrate’s Court today after he allegedly shot his 24-year-old friend who later died in hospital on Saturday. Chaos erupted on Saturday after police clashed with members of the public at Clewer near Witbank in Mpumalanga. According to Brigadier Leonard Hlathi, the two had an argument […]

Late Sundowns star Motjeka Madisha’s father arrested after his funeral – Video

Shortly after Motjeka Madisha’s family laid him to rest in Ga-Madisha village in Zebediela over the weekend, the Madisha family was allegedly intimidated by police members who claimed that the funeral had violated the Covid-19 protocols. Videos of the incident have been circulating on social media, shows armed police entering the family’s home with rifles […]

Sibongile Khumalo’s funeral details confirmed

Legendary jazz and opera singer Dr Sibongile Khumalo (63) will be laid to rest on Saturday, 6 February. The talented songstress succumbed to a stroke related complications and after a lengthy period of illness last week Thursday. Speaking to Daily Sun, family spokesman Bandile Mngona said Khumalo’s death is a great loss to the family. “We’re […]

Venter denies targeting EFF Leader Julius Malema at the funeral

The police officer who claims EFF’s Julius Malema and Mbuyiseni Ndlozi assaulted him at Winnie-Madikizela Mandela’s funeral, has been accused of targeting the politicians. Johannes Venter faced his second day of cross-examination by Malema’s lawyer in the Randburg magistrate’s court. The pair are s l for allegedly assaulting Venter.Venter denies targeting Malema and Ndlozi at […]

Police colonel shot dead as he was leaving to attend funeral in Limpopo

The station commander of the Groblersdal police station, Colonel Lebyane Jeffrey Seroka, 57, was shot and killed by unknown suspects in front of his house at Maganagobuswa village at about 4.30 am on Saturday morning as he was making his way to a funeral. According to Limpopo police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo, the suspects then […]

Drama as family dumps dead body at bank over funeral policy delay

Family members of a deceased man who died in a shanty fire in Galeshewe on September 29, took drastic measures on Friday and took the body of the deceased to a local bank after the bank apparently did not pay out the funeral policy. According to one of the brother’s of the deceased, Thabo Tshite, […]

Photos: Inside Khanyi Mbau and Laiswe’s father Menzi Mcunu’s funeral service

Scores of people came to pay their last respects to taxi boss Menzi Mcunu and support his family today, from fellow taxi owners to drivers, public figures and community members. Close friend Phil Nzima explained why he’d disappeared at the memorial service. “We promised we’d speak at each other’s funerals and that’s why I waited […]

Men bust for firing shots at Funeral

Mpumalanga, police commissioner Lieutenant-General Mondli Zuma, is worried of individuals who often turn funerals gatherings of their alleged gang members into a shooting range. The police boss said these individuals become trigger happy and discharge firearms totally disregarding the law and lives of other funeral attendees or children. “We had incident were police received reports […]

Strike action by funeral undertakers over

The strike action by funeral undertakers has come to an end but they maintain it was necessary for them to shock the government into action. Late on Thursday evening, the news broke that the strike action had come to an end, after thousands of undertakers across the country took part in protests, carrying empty coffins […]

Striking funeral practitioners threaten to shut down SA if demands are not met

Protesting funeral practitioners on Monday said that the government risked having very little control in the future of the funeral sector, just like in the taxi industry, if it continued to ignore their pleas for greater co-operation. Their strike is set to enter a second day on Tuesday. Thabiso Dladla of the Unification Task Team […]