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SundayWorld News

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, published by Tiso Blackstar Group in Johannesburg, is a tabloid-format newspaper with an editorial focus that reflects the world of the young, aspirational black consumer – racy infotainment, celebrities, sport and gossip (Shwashwi), a lifestyle section and specialist pages about fashion, beauty, health, motoring and money.

Zuma pays tribute to deputy minister Bavelile Hlongwa at Durban memorial

Before her death, deputy minister of mineral resources Bavelile Hlongwa requested a sit-down meeting with former president Jacob Zuma to pick his brain on some of the country's issues.

Woman out on bail after video showing her beating a child goes viral

A Mpumalanga woman has appeared in court after being accused of assaulting a teenage boy to an extent that he suffered a broken arm apparently after the victim had a quarrel with her child. Matshidiso Mtsweni, 35, from Phola Park Section of Ogies outside Emalahlani, was granted bail of R500 by the Ogies magistrate's court on Wednesday.

Land on which Sandton Gautrain Station was built bought irregularly - Herman Mashaba

The land on which the Sandton Gautrain station sits was irregularly acquired, City of Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba has claimed. Mashaba, who tomorrow will be in court with the station’s landlord Cedar Park Properties 39 to defend the decision to cut the water supply to the station, has made startling allegations against the company.

14 arrested for pulling off a heist on a train heading from KZN to Gauteng

Fourteen people were arrested and have appeared in court after pulling off a heist on a Transnet Freight Rail (TFR) goods train near Estcourt, in central KwaZulu-Natal.

Woman dies on flight from Cape Town to Joburg

Police have open an inquest docket after a woman died on board a British Airways flight to Johannesburg from Cape Town on Wednesday.

Record label was never there for Thami: Shobede's friend tells memorial service

Shedding light on the depression that is said to have led to Shobede’s death, he blamed most of it on his battle to get out of his contract with his record label Gallo. Shobede signed with Gallo in 2017.

Sandton Gautrain station hauls City of Joburg to court over water supply

The continued disconnection of water supply to the busy Sandton Gautrain station is a potential risk to human life, its landlord has argued in court papers. The City of Johannesburg cut off water supply to the station almost two weeks ago after Cedar Park Properties 39, the station's landlord, allegedly failed to settle R8m debt for water, refuse, sewerage and property rates.

Medical schemes regulator suspends five senior officials for alleged corruption

The medical schemes regulator has suspended five senior officials pending the outcome of an investigation into alleged corruption and unethical conduct, and will subject all its executives to a lifestyle audit, it announced on Thursday.

Ekurhuleni renaming plan to honour Winnie Mandela, Thabo Mbeki and others

Africa's largest interchange, Gillooly's, could soon bear the name of anti-apartheid activist lawyer George Bizos, while Winnie Madikizela-Mandela could soon lend her name to Olifantsfontein Road.

God vs the law: Ban on spanking will tear families apart, warns lobby group

Lobby group Freedom of Religion South Africa (FOR SA) says a recent Constitutional Court ruling has left them with a dilemma: obey God or obey the law.

Ramaphosa announces emergency action plan to combat gender-based violence

An interim committee in the office of President Cyril Ramaphosa will have six months to implement an emergency five-point plan to deal with the scourge of gender-based violence (GBV).

KZN police still searching for missing woman who vanished two weeks ago

Friday will mark two weeks since Lusanda Kuseni, 30, of Clermont, west of Durban, left her home to visit her boyfriend who lives a mere 1.2km away.

KZN man arrested for raping woman and dumping body in shallow grave

A 25-year-old man has been arrested for the rape and murder of a KwaZulu-Natal woman.

Hluleka Reserve killing: Family told two men attacked couple

The family of a 31-year-old pregnant mother, who was stabbed to death in the Hluleka Reserve, near Mthatha in the Eastern Cape, were told that two men were behind Tuesday's brutal attack.

Traffic cop bust for 'soliciting e-wallet bribes' in Free State

A provincial traffic officer has been bust for an alleged bribery scam after threatening to arrest motorists for “offences” in the Free State unless they paid him via e-wallet.

Couple nabbed after 'road rage' attack on medical student in Bloemfontein

A couple will stand trial for assault after being arrested by Free State police in connection with an alleged road rage incident.

Military takes over Zim hospitals as doctors strike over 'abduction'

In a bid to contain a crippling doctors’ strike in Zimbabwe, the country's government has deployed doctors from the military to state hospitals.

‘Not enough evidence’ to prosecute Life Esidimeni deaths: NPA

The National Prosecuting Authority  (NPA) said on Tuesday that there was insufficient evidence to bring charges in 144 cases it investigated over the Life Esidimeni tragedy.

Hawks take over probe into fake bomb at Tshwane mall

The Hawks will investigate the case of a man who threatened to blow up a bank at Menlyn Maine shopping centre, in the east of Tshwane, with what police later discovered was a fake bomb.

A 'sorry' Zinhle Maditla wants court to give her minimum sentence

Emotions ran high at the pre-sentencing procedure for  Mpumalanga mother who killed her four children by poisoning them, as she asked for forgiveness.

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