Calm returns to Protea Glen after protests over land
Earlier on Sunday, residents went on a rampage, barricading roads with rocks and burning tyres while claiming that they have received permission from the owners of the open field to build their homes.
Man charged after opening fake rape, robbery cases in Pretoria
Police say the man alleged he had been held at gunpoint by two men who forced him to have protected sex with an unknown woman inside his car.
The land belongs to City of Joburg, protesting Protea Glen residents told
About four structures have been demolished by police following a land occupation in Protea Glen.
JMPD warns motorists to be vigilant as protesters 'demand land for housing'
It’s understood the protest is related to continued attempts by a group of Protea Glen residents to grab land illegally.
Man due in court after being caught with R6.9m at OR Tambo Airport
Police say the suspect was arrested at OR Tambo International Airport on Friday.
SA motorists urged to respect traffic rules after weekend road accidents
The South African Police Service says drivers must respect the National Road Traffic Act on all roads.
Protea Glen land occupants say they won’t back down
About 200 people have threatened to stage protests if authorities keep evicting them from a piece of land next to where they live.
City of JHB vows to continue fight against crime
City spokesperson Luyanda Mfeka says they will continue to intensify raids at hijacked buildings with the assistance of police and other law enforcement agencies.
Solidarity concerned about safety in SA mines
Solidarity also adds that they are concerned about the lack of high-level talks between the various stakeholders in the mining industry.
[UPDATE] Police use rubber bullets to disperse Protea Glen land protesters
The group says they want space to erect their homes and the vacant piece of land is an ideal location.
Jhb police arrest suspected property hijacker & 13 undocumented immigrants
City of Johannesburg spokesperson Luyanda Mfeka says law enforcement agencies conducted a crime prevention operation at five hijacked properties in the inner city.
Two guards wounded in cash-in-transit robbery in Cosmo City
It’s understood a group of robbers opened fire on the security vehicle.
Protea Glen residents continue to occupy vacant land in Soweto
Earlier this week, police dispersed a crowd in the area which was trying to illegally grab land, claiming they wanted the space to build their homes.
R1.8m drug bust at OR Tambo Airport
The suspect was arrested and will appear in the Kempton Park Magistrates Court soon on charges of possession of illegal drugs.
'We have to work together, unite to build better SA & economy'
Parliamentary spokesperson Moloto Mothapo says great strides have been made since 1994 to transform the laws that favour workers in the country.
Mbete, Modise slam new IAAF testosterone regulations
Baleka Mbete and Thandi Modise say the new regulations are designed to stifle Caster Semenya’s reign as champion in the middle-distance races.
Klerksdorp Facebook user faces crimen injuria charges after racist rant
North West resident Lumka Nandipha Rapoo says she came across a racist rant on the Facebook page of the Klerksdorp News.
JMPD bust man for 10 fake ID books in Finetown
JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar says all of the ID books contained his photo but with different names and different identity numbers.