South Africa 20.9.2018 03:35 pm

Mom arrested for dumping newborn in Port Elizabeth

The baby is currently receiving medical attention at the Wells Estate Clinic.

A 26-year-old mother has been arrested for allegedly abandoning her newborn baby at a dump site in Port Elizabeth at Wells Estate, Eastern Cape police said today.

Mom arrested for dumping newborn in Port Elizabeth
Mom arrested for dumping newborn in Port Elizabeth

Mom arrested for dumping newborn in Port Elizabeth

The baby is currently receiving medical attention at the Wells Estate Clinic.

Trollip takes swipe at ‘sell-out’ but respects court judgment
South Africa

Trollip takes swipe at ‘sell-out’ but respects court judgment

‘We have seen this treachery before…since people are desperate to get into power,’ Trollip said of former DA councillor Victor Manyati.
Senior DA MP resigns to take up corporate gig with Tony Leon
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Senior DA MP resigns to take up corporate gig with Tony Leon

Gavin Davies will be joining the former DA leader’s PR firm Resolve Communications.
Relief for indebted SA as no change to interest rates
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Relief for indebted SA as no change to interest rates

Amid escalating strain on our pockets, the interest rate remaining at 6.5% provides a welcome reprieve.
Protesters at Joburg Zoo demand freedom for Lammie the elephant
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Protesters at Joburg Zoo demand freedom for Lammie the elephant

The 39-year-old has lived her entire life in captivity and is now alone following the death of her mate Kinkel.
DA says ANC North West prioritises internal politics over people’s issues
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DA says ANC North West prioritises internal politics over people’s issues

This is evidenced by the ANC in the province choosing to attend a briefing leading to the postponement of a provincial legislature sitting.
Infant falls victim to horrific abuse
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Infant falls victim to horrific abuse

X-rays revealed skeletal fractures, fractures in different stages of healing, fractures on his left arm and optical bone as well as injuries to his lower rib and both of his legs.
WATCH: Security guard attacked over a ticket at Wonderboom airport
South Africa

WATCH: Security guard attacked over a ticket at Wonderboom airport

The officer Morris Segapu said he was severely wounded in the face and has taken leave from work following the attack.
EFF slams draft report on land expropriation as ‘propaganda’
South Africa

EFF slams draft report on land expropriation as ‘propaganda’

Several MPs voiced their concerns regarding a recruitment agency’s draft report on land expropriation that the EFF has called ‘lazy’.
Sun City prisoners accuse staff of cheating them out of canteen money
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Sun City prisoners accuse staff of cheating them out of canteen money

Inmates claim attempts to open a fraud case have been blocked.
Pupil arrested for allegedly assaulting teacher
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Pupil arrested for allegedly assaulting teacher

The Limpopo education department said the pupil will appear at the Bolebedu Magistrate Court on Thursday.
Magashule announces North West provincial task team
South Africa

Magashule announces North West provincial task team

The ANC secretary general says the PTT has the mandate, among others, to create unity with the party’s provincial structures and carry out its election campaign to ensure victory in 2019.
Wendy Luhabe slammed as ‘black Zille’ for apartheid tweet
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Wendy Luhabe slammed as ‘black Zille’ for apartheid tweet

The well-known SA entrepreneur says that during apartheid there was a better work ethic and that democracy has brought ‘entitlement and dependency.’
Hunters in pursuit of lions on the loose in KZN
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Hunters in pursuit of lions on the loose in KZN

The big cats were seen crossing the road at about 5am by a truck driver. Their presence has been condemned by community members.
Court orders Manyi to reinstate Afro Worldview workers
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Court orders Manyi to reinstate Afro Worldview workers

The Labour Court has ordered the workers be reinstated with immediate effect, which could be tricky since there are no jobs to go back to.
Malema’s challenge of apartheid-era legislation postponed
South Africa

Malema’s challenge of apartheid-era legislation postponed

The matter has been postponed to December 12, 2018.
Alleged gang member killed, others injured following mob justice in the North West
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Alleged gang member killed, others injured following mob justice in the North West

The 27-year-old man died in hospital after he was beaten up by community members, while the five others were transferred to Tshepong Hospital
Woman allegedly mutilated and murdered by ‘loving’ boyfriend
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Woman allegedly mutilated and murdered by ‘loving’ boyfriend

26-year-old Dolly Mokoena had her tongue and one of her eyes cut out, allegedly by her partner.
WATCH: Schoolkids brutally attack bus driver
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WATCH: Schoolkids brutally attack bus driver

Mpumalanga police commissioner Mondli Zuma released a statement slamming the lack of respect South African youngsters show towards adults.
Moerane report into KZN political killings to be tabled at provincial legislature
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Moerane report into KZN political killings to be tabled at provincial legislature

Meanwhile, reports reveal that a suspect linked to a political killing was due to appear in court on Thursday.
DA calls today a ‘dark day’ in Nelson Mandela Bay
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DA calls today a ‘dark day’ in Nelson Mandela Bay

After the court confirmed that Mongameli Bobani will continue as Nelson Mandela Bay mayor, the DA has vowed to fight on from opposition benches.
Judgment reserved in Zuma’s application for leave to appeal R10m in legal costs
South Africa

Judgment reserved in Zuma’s application for leave to appeal R10m in legal costs

Justice Dunstan Mlambo told a packed courthouse that lawyers representing EFF, Cope and UDM had not convinced him that Zuma should not be allowed to appeal.
Former Parktown Boys coach sentencing delayed ahead of his birthday
South Africa

Former Parktown Boys coach sentencing delayed ahead of his birthday

Collan Rex, found guilty of 12 counts of assault and 144 of sexual assault, turns 23 on Saturday.
Former eMalahleni mayor hijacked
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Former eMalahleni mayor hijacked

Lindiwe Ntshalintshali was hijacked and dropped off on the side of the road with a friend and they were found safe.
Holomisa says Trollip will be mayor in exile
South Africa

Holomisa says Trollip will be mayor in exile

The UDM leader wants the DA to learn to work with other parties instead of bullying them.
WATCH: Cop accepts symbolic dagga gift in Richards Bay
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WATCH: Cop accepts symbolic dagga gift in Richards Bay

Sheldon Cramer, more popularly known as Bobby Greenhash, admitted that he gifted the marijuana to the officers and that the gesture bore no ill intent.

 

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