Step-father and wife sentenced to life imprisonment for murder: North West police have expressed joy over the decision made by the North Gauteng High Court on Thursday to give Kobus Koekemoer and his wife Louisa Koekemoer life imprisonment sentences for murder. The sentence came after Kobus’ arrest in October 2016 for murder and child abuse of his 4-year old step-daughter Poppie Van Der Merwe.
Kora master to grace Liberation Concert celebrations: As Africa Day celebrations kick off, the Liberation Concert celebrating Nelson Mandela’s legacy and protest songs which have been re-imagined anew will also see The Liberation Project album launch. The concert which will feature an ensemble of esteemed music players will take place at The Joburg Theatre on May 25, and will pay tribute to
Security agreement reached for Cape Town train commuters: The City of Cape Town together with Prasa and the Western Cape government have on Thursday signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) to form a dedicated enforcement unit to focus on safety and security for Metrorail commuters and infrastructure. This follows a commitment that the city and other stakeholders made to improve the infrastructure and
Algeria blasts NGOs for ‘malicious campaign’ over migrant explusions: Algeria blasted rights groups on Thursday for leading a “malicious campaign” against it, after NGOs accused the North African country of arresting sub-Saharan migrants en masse and forcefully deporting them. Algerian rights groups, activists and civil society members launched an advocacy push in mid-May entitled “We are all migrants!”. Campaigners accused the state of being
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