THUGS pretended to be buying bread and polony at Mahlubi Supermarket before firing shots and killing shopkeeper Ahmed Barkhadle (24) on Monday morning.
The Somali-owned shop is in Mew Way Road, Khayelitsha.
PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma should consider placing national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega on precautionary suspension for failing to take action against three KwaZulu-Natal officers allegedly implicated in corruption.
AT MIDNIGHT on Friday, baby Liyabona Dlabane started to cry hysterically.
The Dlabane family from Samora Machel in Cape Town believes the six-month-old boy was trying to warn his grandfather about death waiting for him.
WHEN the man passed by a child playing on top of a woman lying on the ground, he thought something wasn’t right.
But nothing could have prepared him for what he saw when he parked his car to investigate.
The one-year-old was playing on top of his dead mum!
SCARED SEWELE lay awake at night knowing the hairy baboon-like creature would soon arrive to terrorise him.
But then he took the advice of a voice in his dreams, and now the happy young man sleeps like a baby.
The cow horns he tied to the fence have chased the creature away.
A COFFIN displayed on the side of the N1 freeway has shocked motorists!
And many were still angry after being told the coffin, on top of a crashed car, was put there as part of the Arrive Alive campaign.
Kaizer Chiefs captain Siphiwe Tshabalala insist that his side will not rest on their laurels and look forward to the resumption of club football. According to Shabba’s official website, the midfielder says that securing poisitive results will be their main focus when the PSL and the Telkom Knockout resumes.
LOS ANGELES. UNITED STATES BILL COSBY (78) testified under oath for the first time in court for about seven hours last week. This was in response to a civil suit brought by a woman accusing the veteran comedian of sexually abuse.
ANGRY workers embarked on a third day of strikes yesterday. They demand that their boss pay attention to them. The strike started on Thursday when the company’s director allegedly told them that he wouldn’t allow the union to enter the business premises.
DILLAN Olifant, Dusty Rich, Loyiso Madinga, Robby Collins and Schalk Bezuidenhout may not yet be household names in the comedy industry. But they were part of the NationWILD comedy tour which took place in November last year.
CHIPPA United coach Roger Sikhakhane has ruled out the possibility of adding attacking midfielder Bennett Chenene to his squad. The former AmaZulu, Orlando Pirates, Moroka Swallows, SuperSport United and University of Pretoria player went to Port Elizabeth last week to train with Chippa.
THE heat wave suffocating Gauteng was in full swing, with temperatures reaching into the 30s. In Diepsloot extension 1, Sylvia Mathozi (41) was relaxing in the shade of her shack on Saturday afternoon when she heard the cries of a baby.
Veteran actor Don Mlangeni Nawa has a wealth of knowledge and experience to share with the world. The Life Time Achievement Award he recently won at the Simon Sabela Awards puts him in a league of his own in the industry.
GOGO Blossom Msibi had to leave school in grade 7 because of family problems. But the 66-year-old from Folweni, south of Durban recently hit the books again and is studying towards a school-leaving qualification at Fezisifiso Adult Centre.
THINGS are going from bad to worse with the “ghost baboon” that keeps lovers awake. Tatus Nyabani (71) and Sheila Mokhomola (52) thought it was horrible enough that the thing banged on their door and dragged its chain around their yard at night.
JIJO died “in the line of duty” after he had allegedly pickpocketed somebody. This is what residents of Matika Street in Zwide, Port Elizabeth said when the 25-year-old man was gunned down in the early hours of Monday morning.
ORLANDO Pirates are up for a new challenge! Bucs face a gruelling six-match PSL programme in the space of 19 days, starting with their Telkom Knockout Last 16 clash with University of Pretoria at Orlando Stadium on Friday.
IT WAS meant to be a joke, but it’s turned into a nightmare for banking corporation Absa. The company’s Twitter account tweeted that the groom who was featured on Mzansi Magic’s Our Perfect Wedding was a hooligan.
AS SCHOOLS reopened for the fourth term yesterday, cops were on high alert in Etwatwa and Daveyton in Ekurhuleni. The gangsters the cops are worried about were young, schoolgoing thugs who are part of the OVL, or One Vision Lover, gang.
POLOKWANE City head coach Kosta Papic could spring a surprise on his management this week by handing in his resignation. SunSport has reliably learnt that the Serbian mentor, who joined Rise and Shine last season, is allegedly unhappy at the club and wants out.
COMEDY heavyweights will be coming out, guns blazing, in the Mother City. The annual show, Nando’s presents Mass Hysteria : The Long Bunfight to Freedom is a parliamentary satire that returns to the Artscape Opera House Theatre from tomorrow to the 25th of the month.
THE super cops known as the Operation Greed Team hit two birds with one stone! This happened when they responded fast to a tip-off from a resident of Tshwane’s Winterveld to stop a robbery – and bust a wanted thug.
SUNPOWER worked at the speed of light to make sure mourners at gogo Thandiwe Sikiti’s funeral could say goodbye in a dignified way. At the beginning of the month, the People’s Paper published a story about how the 69-year-old woman died of shame after she stopped eating so she wouldn’t have to go to the toilet.
A video of a little girl is floating on social media. In the video she talks about all the ways that some moms spend their child support grant. She says they spend the money on cloths, hair, nails and booze and forget about the children.
THE ANC wasn’t smiling when it took a hard look at itself at its national general council this weekend. Reports by President Jacob Zuma and secretary-general Gwede Mantashe to delegates painted a picture of a party bleeding and crippled by factionalism and greed for money and power.
CONTROVERSIAL Ukhozi FM DJ and SABC1 Roots presenter Ngizwe Mchunu is in hot water for speeding. Ngizwe was reportedly caught driving at 161km an hour in a 120km zone on the N3 in Grootvlei, Mpumalanga on Friday morning.
A FEW months ago, Daily Sun told the story of happy Mary Khoza (50) and her husband Lindani Ganyile (49). Now SunPower has made them even happier! The blind couple from Orange Farm extension 8 celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary over the weekend.
WHAT could possibly happen next? The Fixer fans were left with their jaws on the ground at the end of last week’s episode when Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) admitted to the press that she was President Fitzgerald’s (Tony Goldwyn) mistress.
BAFANA Bafana skipper and no 1 goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune is racing against the clock to get fit for tonight’s friendly international clash with Honduras at the Metropolitano Stadium in San Pedro Sula (midnight SA time).
P opular gospel couple Ntokozo Mbambo and Nqubeko Mbatha have left their fans begging for more. Gospel lovers packed the Durban Christian Centre Jesus Dome to see the two lovebirds in action during their second United Tour on Saturday.
POLICE rushed to the aid of nervous public works managers when fed-up workers locked some in and others out of their offices on Thursday. Workers chained doors shut at the office in Polokwane, Limpopo.
THE taximen had gone to a funeral to bury a colleague, but on the journey home, there was more tragedy. While the 11 taxi drivers were driving home from Harrismith in the Free State to Gauteng on Saturday, a fatal shooting took place.
THE future of Mzansi poetry looks bright. On Saturday, poetry was in motion at the Ekurhuleni Slam Poetry finals in Wattville, Benoni when 30 poets from all corners of Ekurhuleni battled for the grand prize.
NHLANHLA Madela was a knoxman and according to his friends and family, this made him the target of a bullying cop. Whenever the cop needed to have his car washed or wanted food, he would allegedly expect the 26-year-old from Orlando East in Soweto to cough up the cash.
IT WAS a night of glitz and glamour! There was excitement all around and cheers as some of Mzansi’s best athletes took to the podium to collect their accolades during the 2015 Gauteng Sport Awards held at Silverstar’s The Globe in Krugersdorp, Mogale City.
BLOEMFONTEIN Celtic again underlined head coach Clinton Larsen’s point that his side has depth when they lifted the Macufe Cup for a record fourth successive year, beating Kaizer Chiefs 1-0 at a boiling hot Free State Stadium yesterday.
KING of Kwasa Kwasa, “Malo A Botsheba”, might have a fleet of cars and taxis to campaign for the ANC, but he’s as poor as a church mouse! Sunday Sun has learnt the ardent supporter of the ruling party, whose real name is Stephen Sefofa, had problems when he asked loaded ANC comrades for donations.
IT’S official: TV and radio personality Robert Marawa and girlfriend Pearl Thusi are taking their relationship to the next level! Sunday Sun can confirm Robert has introduced his TV and radio presenter girlfriend to his family.
POPULAR house music DJ and producer, Heavy K, has allegedly found love. Sunday Sun has learnt that the talented music wizard, whose real name is Mkhululi Siqula, is in love with the gorgeous Innocentia Morolong.