Gun Free South Africa (GFSA) and nine families have brought a class action lawsuit against the South African Police Service (SAPS) for the deaths and injuries caused by stolen firearms. Approximately 2,000 firearms were stolen from police stores by two rogue police officers, Colonels Christiaan Prinsloo and David Naidoo, and supplied to gang leaders on the Cape Flats from 2007 to 2015. These firearms were meant to be destroyed but have come to be known as “Prinsloo Guns.”
The Tzaneen Magistrate’s Court has made a landmark decision in a case that highlights the tireless efforts of Limpopo’s law enforcement. Barry Senyolo, a 33yearold man, was recently sentenced to life imprisonment for a brutal crime that took place in May 2017 at Kubjana village’s local tavern. The tragic event, which shook the community, led to the death of 27yearold Karabo Sewape.
On April 23, 2023, Warren Rhoode, a 30yearold man from Bellvile, disappeared after he was last seen driving a black VW Polo Vivo in Eindhoven, Delft. Warren’s sudden and inexplicable vanishing left the community on edge, with people desperately seeking answers.
The brutal murder of two young boys in Soweto has left the community with shock and grief. Tshiamo Rabanye and Nqobizitha Zulu, aged six and five, were reported missing from their homes. Later, their mutilated bodies were found in Rockville and White City. As the police investigate the incident, the families of the victims and the community seek justice and closure.
For 80 years, Durban Funworld has been a beloved amusement park on the beachfront of Durban, South Africa. Generations of visitors have flocked to the park to enjoy its rides and attractions and to make memories with their families and friends. However, the park’s current owner, Nic Steyn, has announced that it will cease operations on May 1, 2021.