Belinda Pheto is a Johannesburg-based journalist for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE. She loves telling South African stories.

Environment, forestry and fisheries officials suspended over dodgy tenders

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The environment, forestry and fisheries department has suspended eight officials on suspicion they could have been ...

Joburg emergency services on high alert after two lightning-related deaths

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Emergency services in Johannesburg remain on high on alert on Tuesday with more stormy weather expected this afternoon.

Man arrested in KZN with rhino horn worth R1.2m

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Police arrested a 30-year-old man for possession of a rhino horn on Friday.

Weapons and ammunition found in unoccupied section of Bara hospital

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An assortment of weapons was found in one of the unoccupied doctors' quarters at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic ...

Minor drives car while another child hangs out of vehicle — and one is on top!

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A parent from Limpopo who allowed a minor child to drive a vehicle on a public road could find himself in hot water ...

Case against Tshegofatso Pule's alleged killer transferred to the high court for trial

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The case against the man accused of killing 28-year-old Tshegofatso Pule, has been transferred from the Roodepoort ...

Court orders North West municipality to stop polluting rivers

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A five-year battle between a North West municipality and the department of water & sanitation has ended in victory for ...

Hawks mum on whether officials are implicated in Ters fraud

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As more fraud cases related to the Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme (Ters) payments come to light, the Hawks ...

Family 'happy' as military ombud says soldiers were out of line in Collins Khosa death

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The family of Collins Khosa have expressed satisfaction with the outcome of the investigation by the military ombud.

Bara hospital has seven deaths & 540 Covid-19 infections among 6,500 staff

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The poor quality of personal protective equipment (PPE) gowns is among the challenges workers at Chris Hani Baragwanath ...

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