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  • Alberton Pub Suspect Turns Himself In

    Alberton Pub Suspect Turns Himself In: A man on Friday handed himself over to Alberton police‚ following the killing of Ludi Vink‚ who died while trying to stop a pub brawl. Captain Manare Ramothela said the suspect is 52 years old. “The suspect is in police custody. He will face a charge of murder‚” said Ramothela. Vink was […]

  • Bulls Defeat 37 – 24

    Bulls Defeat 37 – 24: The Bulls were blown off the park in the first half‚ trailing 24-0 at the break‚ largely because the Stormers bullied their scrum and lineout so savagely that it was hard to watch at times. “If you’re 24-0 down at halftime‚ it could become 50 points quite quickly‚ so I was happy […]

  • Brutal Attack In Randhart Pub

    Brutal Attack In Randhart Pub: Ludi Vink was attacked at Mitzy’s Biker Pub in Randhart on Tuesday night. The incident was captured on CCTV footage. Vink’s mother Danlee has put up a post on Facebook saying: “My heart is ripped out, my darling, beautiful kind son, so pointlessly and savagely ripped from me”. LUDI Vink […]

  • Uber In The News

    Uber In The News: Uber passengers and drivers can feel a bit safer, thanks to a partnership between the popular cab-hailing service and multiple security response services. “The new partnership involves an improvement to Uber’s current security number to all drivers,” the company announced. This follows the piloting of SOS buttons for Uber drivers in Johannesburg last year. […]

  • How To Become An Actor

    How To Become An Actor: A successful career in acting requires equal parts talent and practice with a bit of luck thrown in. Actors at work can be seen and heard everywhere: TV, the big screen, the theater, on the Internet, in videos and on podcasts. They portray characters from the past that have impacted history, […]

  • NASA News

    NASA News: The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website. The details of these findings are embargoed by the journal Nature until 1 p.m EST time. The press conference will take place at the agency’s Headquarters at 300 E Street SW in Washington. Provisions have been made for media unable to attend in […]

  • Stormers News

    Stormers News: The Stormers will go into the Super Rugby season with one captain in an attempt to build an identity around a single personality rather than the co-captain system that they used last year. Coach Robbie Fleck wouldn’t reveal the name of his skipper on Monday‚ saying that the rest of the squad had not […]

  • Statue Issues

    Statue Issues: The Democratic Alliance says the money allocated by the North West provincial government for a six-metre bronze statue of President Jacob Zuma should be spent on other “priorities” that will benefit the country. “Money allocated to the 6m bronze statue of Jacob Zuma which Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s ANC government is hell-bent on building‚ would be […]

  • CPS Security Gets The Bad Guy

    CPS Security Gets The Bad Guy: A suspect was caught red handed and in the act after he attempted to steal a white Toyota Corolla on February 13 in Voortrekker Road, Alberton. A CPS Security’s client had triggered his panic button after he noticed the suspect tampering with the vehicle. The CPS reaction units were […]

  • Cyclone Dineo

    Cyclone Dineo: The storm – upgraded to cyclone status late yesterday – is expected to hit Mpumalanga, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal today. Forecasters predict the cyclone will generate winds of 118km/h to 212km/h. “We have activated all provincial emergency teams,” said Legadima Leso, spokesman for the Department of Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, which co-ordinates disaster and emergency […]

  • Sharks New Spin

    Sharks New Spin: The Sharks have quite the peculiar travel schedule to start their Super Rugby campaign but this is something assistant-coach Sean Everitt said they are prepared for. The Sharks leave for Australia on Thursday where they will be starting their journey against the Reds on February 24 in Brisbane before travelling to Canberra to face […]

  • 20,000 Rounds Just Missing

    20,000 Rounds Just Missing: Documents in The Times’s possession show that there was a suspicious delay in getting investigations under way – and then what seems to have been an attempt at a cover-up – of the November 3 2015 theft of R1 ammunition from the tactical response team’s armoury at Pretoria Central police station. […]

  • Napier Road Intersection Accident

    Napier Road Intersection Accident: Twelve people were injured on February 9 when a taxi collided with a light motor vehicle at the Barry Hertzog and Napier Road intersection in Milpark, Johannesburg. Passengers from the taxi had already climbed out of the vehicle and were milling about the scene. Paramedics on scene began to assesses the patients and found […]

  • Chaos In Parliament

    Chaos In Parliament: Insults were not the only things that went flying. Members of the EFF used their hard hats as missiles after parliamentary protection services members were called in to remove them from the National Assembly as screams of “f**k you” rang out from ANC benches. About 30 public order police, in full riot gear, met […]

  • How To Walk The Good Path

    How To Walk The Good Path: After being asked about the specific bad habit of tardiness, New York City life coach Julie Holmes explained, “when people get into the habit of constantly being late for things they develop a pattern of doing so, and begin to believe that it’s just who they are. It becomes a […]

  • New Beginnings

    New Beginnings: Marihet Infantino has been elected general manager after being a part of AMCARE for six years. Marihet has a master’s degree in social work from the University of Johannesburg, as well as varied experience in the field. Most importantly, she has a dedicated spirit. Nadine Mason, the social work supervisor at AMCARE, describes her co-worker […]

  • Memorial Service For Rugby Legend

    Memorial Service For Rugby Legend: A public memorial service for rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen who passed away after a lengthy battle with motor neuron disease, will be held at Loftus Versveld in Pretoria on Friday. His brother, Pieter van der Westhuizen, confirmed the details of the memorial service that will be held at Loftus on Friday, […]

  • Joost’s Brave Battle

    Joost’s Brave Battle: Former Springbok scrumhalf and captain Joost van der Westhuizen continues to fight for his life in a Johannesburg hospital, where he remains in a “critical condition” after being admitted on Saturday morning. The 45-year-old is on life support after his key organs began to fail late on Friday as a result of the effects […]

  • A Spitting Issue

    A Spitting Issue: A meeting was held on Friday morning at the Sea Point police station‚ attended by the woman and the manager and coach of the Step Brothers rugby team. The culprit was not present. The Step Bothers is a social rugby club. On the tournament’s website it is described as a ”bunch of alcoholics keen […]

  • A Bit More About Alberton

    A Bit More About Alberton: Do you really know Alberton if not here is a few interesting facts and stories that might interest you. Johannes Petrus Meyer bought 11 hectare of his fathers farm, Elandsfontein (currently Alberton) from his stepfather, at the age of 13. Jan’s wife, Christina Salomina, passed away in 1870 with the birth […]