Cape dad and mom charged with homicide of 8-month-old child boy after ‘ongoing abuse’

Cape City – Bonteheuwel was left reeling after the demise of an 8-month-old child on Friday. Ward councillor Angus McKenzie, who has expressed disgust over the homicide, stated this was the third comparable incident, and “most likely the worst of the three”. “Within the final 4 years of being a ward councillor, I’ve handled some… Continue reading Cape dad and mom charged with homicide of 8-month-old child boy after ‘ongoing abuse’

Man drowns after getting caught in rip current at KZN beach

Durban – A 39-year-old man has drowned after he was caught in a rip current while wading in waist-deep water at Fig Tree Beach situated between Southbroom and Ramsgate on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast. National Sea Rescue Institute spokesperson, Craig Lambinon said the man who is believed to be from Kwazikwa near Port Edward, died… Continue reading Man drowns after getting caught in rip current at KZN beach

Convicted killer Moegamat Rafiek Hayners hit-and-run case moved to higher court

Cape Town – Moegamat Rafiek Hayners who was convicted on two counts of culpable homicide on Thursday will be sentenced in the Regional Court where can be handed more jail time after Magistrate Khaleed Parker said his maximum of three years was not enough. “You drove like the devil was chasing you,” Magistrate Khaleed Parker… Continue reading Convicted killer Moegamat Rafiek Hayners hit-and-run case moved to higher court

Kavitha Nerputh killed just hours after attempt to file restraining order

Hours before the threats to her life finally culminated in what she had feared the most, a desperate Kavitha Nerputh went to police to ask for protection. It is understood that Nerputh, who appeared “uneasy”, was seen at the Mountain Rise police station where she is alleged to have attempted to file for a restraining… Continue reading Kavitha Nerputh killed just hours after attempt to file restraining order

KZN pupils return from holiday to find tombstone erect in classroom

Pupils from a school in uMzimkhulu have had to be relocated after a tombstone was laid inside one of the classrooms earlier this month. It’s understood Mthwane Senior Secondary School was built on an old grave site belonging to a local family. The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department says the family erected the tombstone in the first… Continue reading KZN pupils return from holiday to find tombstone erect in classroom

Four children die after eating toxic substance at dumping site

Four children in the Eastern Cape have died after consuming a toxic substance at a dumping site in NU30, Motherwell, on Sunday afternoon. Three-year-old Alunamda Mqawu, his sister, 10-year-old Zintle, as well as siblings five-year-old Alizwa and 11-year-old Asive Rhwayibana died after being rushed to the Motherwell health centre. A seven-year-old survived the ordeal. “All… Continue reading Four children die after eating toxic substance at dumping site