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South Africa’s FNB stadium stampede kills 2

At least two people have been killed and several injured in a crush at South Africa's biggest stadium, the state broadcaster SABC said. It took place during the Soweto derby between football clubs Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates. The…

Johannesburg building blaze kills Seven

Seven people died in a high-rise apartment block fire in Johannesburg on Wednesday including a man who jumped to his death to escape the flames, emergency services said. Emergency workers said there could be more bodies inside the Cape York…

South African actor killed by robbers in Johannesburg

A popular actor in the long-running South African drama series – Generations – has been killed by robbers in Johannesburg on Sunday night. Mandla Hlatshwayo who is also a DJ with radio station Jozi FM was shot at a pub in Pimville in the…

Sex video prison warder found dead in cell

A correctional services official who was fired for having sex with a policewoman while on duty, has committed suicide in jail. "He was found dead in a single cell in the early hours of April 5. He was due to appear in court on the same day…

All rescued after South Africa hospital roof collapsed

South African rescue workers have managed to evacuate everyone trapped under rubble after the roof of a major Johannesburg hospital collapsed on Thursday. The roof caved in at the reception area of the Charlotte Maxeke state hospital as…