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Long Island man attacks ex-girlfriend's new lover with machete

Graham Rayman NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, September 9, 2016, 10:24 AM An enraged man attacked his ex-girlfriend’s new lover with a machete on Long Island late Thursday, Suffolk County Police said.Santos Torres, 42, of Central Islip tracked down Jose Hernandez, 39 outside a house on Bradley St. in Brentwood at about 11:30 p.m. and hacked him repeatedly with the blade.Suffolk cops arrived and found Hernandez bleeding from several serious

Hawks nail social grants fraud syndicate

Johannesburg – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigations (Hawks), SA Police Service (SAPS) crime intelligence, the fraud management and compliance department of the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa), together with a private auditing and accounting firm on Friday arrested 14 people allegedly part of a massive social grants fraud syndicate operating within the Sassa grants system, the Hawks said. “The syndicate operates inter-provincially and the operation is the biggest one

Molefe's Gupta lesson - don't offer people SA Finance Minister job, you'll end up in Saudi Arabia

Some South Africans may be content with being known as the nation that hounded a wealthy family out of its country and closed their bank accounts‚ but Eskom CEO Brian Molefe is not. In an interview with EyeWitness News on Wednesday‚ Molefe disapproved of the manner in which the Gupta family had been treated in recent months. He said that a tendency to “colour people in a particular colour‚ very

Zuma's convoy in crash on Durban’s M4

President Jacob Zuma’s convoy was allegedly involved in another blue light brigade crash on the M4 in Durban on Tuesday. Citing reports‚ the Democratic Alliance on Wednesday said the “president’s protectors” had been hospitalised due to injuries. “Meanwhile‚ the president proceeded to King Shaka International Airport‚” DA shadow deputy minister of police Marius Redelinghuys said in a statement. Zuma was in KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday to open the new Toyota vehicle

Reserve Bank fines Capitec and Deutsche Bank SA combined R25 million

The Reserve Bank fined Capitec and the local branch of Deutsche Bank a combined total of R25 million last year for shortcomings in the systems they have in place to combat money laundering‚ the Bank said. The Bank also announced that deputy governor Kuben Naidoo would take over as registrar of banks from Renee de Wet‚ who will retire as registrar at the end of this year. Naidoo‚ who will

An unrepentant apartheid-era mass murderer is a beneficiary of a multimillion-rand government land reform programme meant to benefit previously disadvantaged emerging black farmers.

An unrepentant apartheid-era mass murderer is a beneficiary of a multimillion-rand government land reform programme meant to benefit previously disadvantaged emerging black farmers. Louis van Schoor, 65, who murdered 39 black people between 1986 and 1989 while employed as a security guard in East London, is now a director and beneficiary of a dairy farm project that is meant to empower black people. In previous interviews Van Schoor admitted to

Employers in the metals sector in the country are in for a hard time and so is the economy of South Africa.

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) has put out its list of demands for this year‚ just as the annual “strike season” draws closer. “The employers in our sectors must make real offers to settle‚” Numsa said in a statement on Wednesday. The main specific bargaining demands which the conference agreed to put forward in different sectors are: – One-year agreement for 2016-2017 – 20% wage increases

Police budget used to buy Zuma's wives 10 vehicles

TEN vehicles worth a total of about R9m were bought for the wives of President Jacob Zuma between 2013 and 2016 using the budget of the police department, Police Minister Nkosinathi Nhleko said in a written reply to a parliamentary question Tuesday by DA MP Zakhele Mbhele. The minister said the purchases were necessary “to provide comprehensive protection of VIP spouses”. Vehicles purchased for Zuma’s wives included Range Rover SUVs,

Murder Suspect Nabbed At Kwamashu Hostel

On Thursday, 19 May 2016 the Inanda Tactical Response Team and KwaMashu detectives conducted an intelligence driven operation following their hunt for a man who was wanted for murder cases at the KwaMashu Men’s hostel. The 30-year-old man was tracked and arrested at the hostel during the multidisciplinary operation. During his arrest he was found in possession of a 9mm pistol with its serial number filed off and 15 rounds