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

Justice DG commandeers prison guards as security team

Advocate Doctor Mashabane is said to have taken three prison guards as personal bodyguards after being mugged while jogging.

DG’s personal fingerprint-access lift causes uproar at department of justice

According to staff in the building, the lift only opens with DG’s fingerprints and goes straight from the basement to his office

Deputy president’s adviser and ex-girlfriend face off in court

Keith Khoza has an interim order prohibiting Gugu Nkosi and Norma Mbatha from sending messages inciting violence

Outrage over woman’s Mantashe and Hani comment on Twitter

Social media users are outraged over a comment made by a white woman on Twitter who insinuated she wished mineral resources minister Gwede Mantashe ...

Two killed in head-on collision between two trucks, one vehicle carrying ...

Two people were killed on Monday morning when two trucks collided head-on on the N2 in Nkwazi in northern KwaZulu-Natal.

Manhunt under way for two ‘dangerous’ detainees who escaped from custody

Police in North West have launched a manhunt for two awaiting trial detainees who escaped from custody between Monday night and the early hours on ...

Protest action in Diepkloof, motorists urged to avoid the area

Motorists have been urged to avoid the N1 north and N12 east split at the Diepkloof interchange, south of Johannesburg, due to protest action in the ...

North West couple arrested for ‘theft’ of police firearm from accident scene

A couple from Ikageng, outside Potchefstroom, is due to appear in court on Thursday for allegedly being in illegal possession of a firearm and ...

Ninth suspect in Thabo Bester escape case appears in court

The ninth suspect arrested in connection with Thabo Bester's prison escape made a brief appearance in the Bloemfontein magistrate's court on Tuesday.

Optimum coal mine to pay R6.9m to transport department for unpaid licence fees

Mpumalanga's Optimum coal mine has agreed to pay more than R6m to the department of roads and transport for unpaid licence fees.