“SAVE me from my mentally ill son!” This was Yvonne Mchunu’s plea when she spoke to Daily Sun recently. The 55-year-old mum from Vosloorus in Ekurhuleni said her son, Sbusiso (25), posed a serious danger to her.
A new-born baby girl, swaddled in a blanket, was found abandoned on the doorstep of a Pietermaritzburg home early on Wednesday morning. “Paramedics were called to the scene at Cottonwood Lane when the home owner found the child lying on his doorstep,” ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said.
RINGO MADLINGOZI is set to thrill music fans at the Birchwood “Ekurhuleni Comes Alive” Jazz Concert in Boksburg, Ekurhuleni, tomorrow. He will be singing his classics including Into Yam, Uthando, Sondela, Eyakho, Ekuseni, Baleka, Gobondela, and Udoli.
WHEN she decided to become a magosha three years ago, it was the end of her happiness. The 29-year-old mum of one from Hillbrow in Joburg told Daily Sun since that day she has experienced nothing but pain.
At least eight people were killed and about 100 others were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram militants in a night raid on a village near Cameroon's northern border, a local government and a military source said.
GABANTHATE Masemola says a councillor has given her RDP to other people twice! The 28-year-old from Groot Marico near Zeerust, North West told Daily Sun: “I was living with my parents but there were fights so I decided to leave.
NOT winning the Miss South Africa title has not stopped Refilwe Mthimunye (23) from realising her dreams. After being crowned first princess earlier this year, she focused on working hard to build her own foundation.
BONISILE Mzangwa committed the sin of questioning a policeman in uniform – and found himself handcuffed to the back of a police van. The video taken by a bystander shows Bonisile chained to the vehicle.
SAPS officers and family members of three constables killed last week gathered for an emotional memorial service yesterday. The Vosloorus Civic Centre in Ekurhuleni was packed with cops and community members.
IN HIS short, three years of life little Mpendulo Mkhwane never received love – not even the tender touch of a mother. Thrown away by his own heartless mum, his aunt took him to her niece in rural Jolivet near Highflats to raise him.
THE SA Football Association (Safa) plans to follow the example of leading football countries to make South Africa a formidable world player. Safa president Danny Jordaan said it was important to invest in grassroots football for this to happen.
“I’M HAPPY that I’m free to go and represent my people in Parliament. President Zuma will know me better this Thursday!” These were the words of EFF leader Julius Malema after the fraud and corruption charges against him were struck off the roll in the Polokwane High Court in Limpopo yesterday.
MPHITHIZELI Gaga is covered in pimples and according to him, they help him predict the weather! The 64-year-old, who lives with his wifeZodwa Matotwana in Mimosa, Port Alfred, told Daily Sun he was living a normal life before the pimples started to break out.
CHELSEA manager Jose Mourinho’s previous disagreements with owner Roman Abramovich are over and he is ready to fight for his fourth Premier League title starting this weekend, the Portuguese said yesterday.
A HEAVILY pregnant woman who was pinned beneath a large tipper truck was freed after a rescue operation lasting 90 minutes on Tuesday. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said the accident happened on a rural road in the Nhlazatshe area near Edendale in Pietermaritzburg.
A MAN believed to be in his 50s was found naked in the yard of his neighbour, allegedly with a bag full of muthi, on Thursday morning. Villagers from Eskebheni in Mzinyathi, north of Durban, gathered to witness the incident.
FACTORIES and businesses in the Ezakheni Industrial Estate near Ladysmith are counting the cost of ongoing civil unrest relating to a minibus taxi fare increase – with threats of violence pushing production losses into the millions.
THEY are supposed to protect the people, but doubts are growing that some members of the police force are capable of taking care of themselves. This comes as violent attacks against police are becoming more and more common.
This week social media was abuzz with divorce rumours of one of Hollywood's most powerful couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett. Everyone shared what they thought was the cause of the divorce but Will has dismissed the rumours as foolish.
Sumera Bibi and Manzoor Hussain, sister and brother of Shafqat Hussain. Photo: Reuters
Pakistan hanged a man today whose case caused an international outcry because his lawyers said he was arrested as a juvenile and tortured into confessing to murder.
A BLOODY and ongoing battle between KZN schoolboys which has been raging since the beginning of the year is nowhere near ending. No one knows why it all started, but since then boys have been coming to school armed with bush knives and other dangerous weapons.
RESIDENTS protesting against their traditional leaders burnt three trucks and two bakkies on Sunday night. Colonel Ronel Otto said the protest in Namakgale, near Phalaborwa in Limpopo, continued yesterday.
THE SA Football Association’s director of coaching, Neil “Mokoko” Tovey, has called on PSL clubs to continue supporting the SA Under-23 squad and release players for the Caf eight-nations tournament in Senegal from 28 November to 12 December.
JEANETTE Somniso (35) said she has tried to ignore the gravestone business in her street. “But I’m beginning to feel like I live in a graveyard,” said Jeanette from Tshepisong, Soweto who lives across from the funeral parlour.
HUMAN settlements staff had to be evacuated from their office yesterday morning after a bomb scare! The drama happened at the department’s regional office on the corner of Harrison and Pritchard streets in Joburg after the SAPS received a threat.
DESPITE claims that she’s been cheating on him, Pro-Verb has decided to protect his wife. The SA Idols presenter, rapper and producer was dealt a blow when Sunday Sun published a story about his wife allegedly having an affair.
KAIZER Chiefs’ evergreen midfielder Reneilwe “Yeye” Letsholonyane still has the hunger to win more silverware. Letsholonyane (32) will be one of the players new Amakhosi head coach Steve Komphela builds his side around this season, starting with tomorrow’s opening MTN8 quarterfinal match against Maritzburg United at the FNB Stadium (7.
TAXIMAN Nqabomzi Sisalana (62) of KwaDwesi suburb in Port Elizabeth is a very angry man. He said his wife, from whom he finally separated in 2014, came with her sangoma boyfriend on Saturday afternoon and ransacked his house.
SHE is known as a sexy actress and radio presenter . . . yet these pictures show another side many would rather not look at. But Thando Thabethe wants South Africans to look hard at the pictures showing abused faces.
Khaya Mthethwa is following in his father’s footsteps. The talented multi award- winning star told SunBuzz recently that one of the proudest moments of his life was when his dad ordained him as a pastor in his KZN church.
Still dealing with the shock of losing his son, C-Live is also no closer to knowing more about the death of the child's mum, it's been reported.
The inquest docket opened on Valentine's Day, when 33-year-old Keabetswe Molebo fell to her death at her flat, is still being investigated, Sunday World quoted cops saying .
Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has hit back at politicians who have attacked her office and her report on the upgrades to President Jacob Zuma's Nkandla home, saying she wondered what former president Nelson Mandela would think of the comments.
The villain everybody just loves to hate is leaving Generations: The Legacy. Vuyo Dabula who plays the character has asked to be released from his contract with the soapie, the show reported in a statement.
SIKELELWA Dintsi was happy after visiting her husband in hospital. But when the 32-year-old got home, she received the terrible news that he had died! Fanelo Potwane (32) from Mbalenhle, near Secunda in Mpumalanga, apparently died after being attacked by a fellow patient at Evander Hospital on Tuesday.
THIS man ran out of luck when police bust him with a stolen dead sheep in his bedroom! Jagersfontein police were busy with a crime prevention operation in the area when they raided a few houses in the rural Free State town.
TAXI operators in the Ladysmith area of the KZN midlands felt the fury of kasi residents on Saturday. Major routes like Roosboom and Helpmekaar Road leading to big townships like Ezakheni and Tsakane were blockaded with rocks, burning plastic and tyres.
Ligwalagwala FM presenter Khaya Angel was on Date My Family on Mzansi Magic to find her future husband but what she got isn't what she expected. She said she was looking for a guy that people always say "you will never find a guy like him" but she got more than she bargained for.
THE last week of July is one of the darkest in Mzansi’s policing history. Five officers have been killed in five days. On Friday the death of an officer (35) following a shooting incident in Jeppestown, Joburg marked the end of a week that saw five officers killed in five days.
SHE wanted to poke – he didn’t. Instead, he was thinking about the booze his friends were gulping down just outside his tent. So he ran outside to get his share and that’s when the fight between the two homeless lovers from Sundra in Delmas, Mpumalanga, started.