Tankiso Makhetha is a news and crime reporter for the Sowetan

Gas explosion suspected to have killed 20 illegal miners Gas explosion suspected to have killed 20 illegal miners

A gas explosion may have caused the deaths of 20 illegal miners whose decomposing bodies were discovered by police in ...

Bodies of 20 'zama zamas' found in North West Bodies of 20 'zama zamas' found in North West

Police have discovered the bodies of 20 suspected illegal miners in two separate locations in the North West.

Guard recalls how his two colleagues were killed by 'izinyoka' Guard recalls how his two colleagues were killed by 'izinyoka'

Mokoena, his cousin Moqadi Mokoena and colleague Elvis Motaung, were attacked by 'izinyoka', as cable thieves are known ...

Families heartbroken after loved ones are killed by cable thieves Families heartbroken after loved ones are killed by cable thieves

Itumeleng Mokoena had been married to, Moqadi Mokoena for five years when he and his colleague, Elvis Motaung, were ...

Trial of five accused of killing Dumi Masilela delayed again Trial of five accused of killing Dumi Masilela delayed again

The trial against five men accused of murdering actor, Dumi Masilela, hit another snag on Monday after the prosecutor ...

Bishop's right-hand man arrested for fraud Bishop's right-hand man arrested for fraud

Six people have been arrested to date in connection with the intricate web of fraudulent activities targeting the ...

Alleged triggerman in Bozwana's murder 'taunted' police while on ... Alleged triggerman in Bozwana's murder 'taunted' police while on the run

A KwaZulu-Natal taxi boss alleged to be the triggerman in the murder of businessman Wandile Bozwana taunted police ...

Alleged triggerman in Bozwana's murder has been arrested after ... Alleged triggerman in Bozwana's murder has been arrested after six years

A man who is alleged to have been the triggerman in the murder North West businessman Wandile Bozwana has been arrested.