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News24.com | Going underground with the Ashley Kriel MK detachment

News24.com | Going underground with the Ashley Kriel MK detachment

It was an unusually warm Friday afternoon in August 1988 when Shirley Gunn, wearing a sunhat, sunglasses and a dress she wouldn‘t normally be seen dead in, strolled casually into the Castle of Good Hope in the heart of Cape Town, carrying a limpet mine in a custard box. At the time, the castle was the headquarters of the Western […]

News24.com | More than 1 100 unidentified bodies in Gauteng mortuaries in 2018/19 financial year – DA‘s Jack Bloom

News24.com | More than 1 100 unidentified bodies in Gauteng mortuaries in 2018/19 financial year – DA‘s Jack Bloom

At least 1 117 out of 17 940 bodies in Gauteng‘s 10 forensic pathology mortuaries were unidentified in the 2018/2019 financial year, according to the DA‘s Jack Bloom. Bloom said Gauteng Health MEC Bandile Masuku revealed this in a written reply to his questions in the Gauteng legislature. He added that an additional 18 bodies were identified, but not claimed, […]

News24.com | ‘Generation of unskilled and ill-equipped youth‘ will come from Grade 9 certificate – DA

News24.com | ‘Generation of unskilled and ill-equipped youth‘ will come from Grade 9 certificate – DA

The introduction of a General Education Certificate (GEC) in grade 9 will create another generation of young people who are unskilled and ill-equipped to enter the jobs market, the Democratic Alliance says.  In an address to the South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) on Thursday, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga outlined plans for the certificate and the introduction of other […]

News24.com | Man stabbed to death at Clifton beach was a 1st-year UCT student, institution confirms

News24.com | Man stabbed to death at Clifton beach was a 1st-year UCT student, institution confirms

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has confirmed that four of its students have been involved in an apparent robbery at Clifton Third Beach in Cape Town on Saturday in which one was stabbed to death and another was injured. Earlier on Sunday, that police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut said the circumstances of the incident were being investigated.  UCT […]