Crime

MAN ‘KILLS WOMAN FOR REFUSING HIM SEX’

An Ivory Park man allegedly killed the mother of his one-month-old baby boy for refusing him sex. The 26-year-old man, originally from the Eastern Cape, allegedly stabbed his 23-year-old girlfriend

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT FLAKKA, THE SO-CALLED ‘ZOMBIE DRUG’

Media headlines about a ‘zombie drug’ are making waves. TimesLIVE spoke to Shaun Shelly‚ founder of SA Drug Policy Week and a researcher at the International Drug Policy Consortium‚ to

CHURCH MEMBERS ATTACK METRO POLICE OFFICER IN JOBURG CBD

A Johannesburg church has defended its members actions after a violent incident occurred with the Johannesburg metro police on Sunday‚ which resulted in an officer ending up in hospital. On

12 PEOPLE ARRESTED IN RAIDS ON HIJACKED JOBURG BUILDINGS

JOHANNESBURG – Twelve people have been arrested during raids on hijacked buildings in the Johannesburg CBD. Three properties were targeted during Thursday night’s crime prevention operation. The city says that

FOREIGN-OWNED HOMES TORCHED AFTER RUSTENBURG GIRL DISAPPEARS

JOHANNESBURG – The disappearance of a 14-year-old girl in Rustenburg has sparked violent protests in the area, leaving three houses belonging to foreign nationals torched. Gomolemo Haraba was last seen

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FEARS GROW AS ‘ZOMBIE’ DRUG HITS DURBAN

A dangerous drug craze sweeping the streets of Australia and the US has made its way to Durban. Known as “flakka” or the “zombie drug”, it is a hallucinogenic drug

TWO WOMEN KILLED AS NIGERIAN SOLDIERS REPEL BOKO HARAM

KANO, Nigeria – At least two civilians were killed when dozens of Boko Haram fighters tried to storm a town in a remote area of northeast Nigeria but were repelled

IAN SQUIRE: WHO WAS THE BRITISH HOSTAGE KILLED IN NIGERIA

A British man who was taken hostage and killed in Nigeria had travelled to the country to help set up a new eye-care clinic. Ian Squire was one of four

ITALY PROBES DEATHS OF 26 NIGERIAN WOMEN FROM MIGRANT BOATS

Italian prosecutors are investigating the deaths of 26 Nigerian women – most of them teenagers – whose bodies were recovered at sea. There are suspicions that they may have been

NIGER DELTA LEADER CALLS ON AVENGERS TO HOLD OFF OIL ATTACKS

ABUJA (Reuters) – A key community leader from Nigeria’s tense Delta oil-producing region called on militants on Sunday not to resume their attacks until they had further time to negotiate