Jeff Wicks Senior reporter

Jeff Wicks has been a journalist for 13 years and writes for the Sunday Times and TimesLIVE.

Jeff Wicks Senior reporter
How a Tshwane family blew R5.7m UIF cash meant for 1,400 workers

Beneficiary of fraud payout tried to cover his tracks by dispersing the booty among family

Jeff Wicks Senior reporter
‘Idle hands’ busy as grisly killings rock Pampierstad

In the final moments of his life, before his head was hacked from his body, teenager Lucky Taolo was tortured.

Jeff Wicks Senior reporter
Silver lining for silver screen, but theatres, concerts still seeing red

Cinemas are open for business, but some theatres remain closed and big concerts are a long way off

Jeff Wicks Senior reporter
WATCH | What it’ll take to stem the Moz insurgency tide

Maputo has vowed to protect the gas project in Cabo Delgado. But if it fails, private guns could be brought in

Jeff Wicks Senior reporter
Played for fuels: damsel in distress is a con artist, say ‘duped’ Samaritans

It’s one of the oldest scams in the book, but this Boksburg woman has taken it to a new level, claim her alleged victims

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Fat-shamer in the fire: the ‘Oompa Loompas’ want to kill me, wails gym bunny

He is stunned by reaction to his tirade against ‘overweight hippos’, but clams up about his company’s disciplinary process

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Fat-shamer Donovan Tooth breaks his silence after receiving death threats

The man behind an expletive-riddled rant aimed at “overweight” women that went viral at the weekend has gone to ground amid threats on his life.

Jeff Wicks Senior reporter
Woman’s execution reveals ‘mob justice’ in Moz’s bloody insurgency

The execution of a Mozambican woman by soldiers has drawn into sharp focus the bloody toll of those caught between the army and the insurgents.

Jeff Wicks Senior reporter
Ostrich on the loose in Boksburg, concern for its and public's safety

An ostrich – one of two which escaped from a bird sanctuary in Boksburg on Monday – remains on the loose in the suburb with search teams scrambling ...

Jeff Wicks Senior reporter
Life’s been like a box of chocolates, but it ended with a snotklap

A Pick n Pay employee fired over a box of chocolates will not be getting her job back.

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