[LISTEN] Words you will hear today: Mbarrested

Six men arrested in relation to several deadly shootings in the Marikana informal settlement are apparently threatening to sue police for wrongful arrest.

According to a report in The Times, the group who were paraded on social media, were released without charge after being forced to lie on the ground for three hours while Police Minister Fikile Mbalula arrived.

It has been established by the paper that the family were transporting a coffin containing a dead relative to his funeral in the Eastern Cape when they were apprehended.

Talk radio producer Jonathan Fairbairn shared his spin on the saga, adding a new word to the 'Oxford Fairbairn Dictionary'.

We are looking for the definition of Mbarrested and it is open to interpretation, and its when you are falsely arrested and you appear on Fikile Mbalula's twitter page.

Jonathan Fairbairn, 702 producer

Click on the link below to listen to the full audio...


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
No certainty if strange stone originates from outside the solar system

No certainty if strange stone originates from outside the solar system

In 2013 researchers announced the 'Hypatia' stone found in the south-west of Egypt, was most certainly not from Earth.

[LISTEN] ANC's proposed land expropriation explained

[LISTEN] ANC's proposed land expropriation explained

The Institute of Race Relations explains the confusion around the proposed amendment to Section 25 and how this affects property.

State Capture inquiry could be 'never-ending' if broadened - Karima Brown

State Capture inquiry could be 'never-ending' if broadened - Karima Brown

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has called for a broadening of the scope of the investigation into state capture.

Police Minister visits Marikana informal settlement in Cape Town

Police Minister visits Marikana informal settlement in Cape Town

Phillipi East residents have appealed to police to strengthen their presence in the area after 11 people were killed on Friday.

Mbalula to deploy newly resurrected TRT to Marikana after 11 killed

Mbalula to deploy newly resurrected TRT to Marikana after 11 killed

The Minister will also meet and engage with the community of Marikana in Philippi and families who lost loved ones.

Philippi residents live in fear after 11 people killed

Philippi residents live in fear after 11 people killed

CapeTalk's Pippa Hudson speaks to EWN reporter Kevin Brandt about the spate of killings which took place over the weekend.

Popular articles
Ramaphosa's new advisory team has 6 months to draw up national land reform plan

Ramaphosa's new advisory team has 6 months to draw up national land reform plan

Land researcher Prof. Ruth Hall says the panel faces an exciting challenge to see how government can fix the land reform process.

[LISTEN] Opinion: 'Thuma Mina dares not fail'

[LISTEN] Opinion: 'Thuma Mina dares not fail'

Breakfast Show host Bongani Bingwa says skeptics are right to question whether Ramaphosa will succeed in his mandate as president.

[LISTEN] New Visa regulations could change the face of South African tourism

[LISTEN] New Visa regulations could change the face of South African tourism

Lecturer at TUT's Dept of Tourism, Unathi Henama says that the tourism sector is at the center of the economic policies in SA.

'My hubby is 75 and we still do it' - stories about sex on the other side of 50

'My hubby is 75 and we still do it' - stories about sex on the other side of 50

Is biology putting the brakes on your sexuality? Callers share their experiences of sex and growing older.

How to get rich by investing in smoking hot US and Canadian dagga shares

How to get rich by investing in smoking hot US and Canadian dagga shares

Returns of 500% are not unheard of. Is this another crypto-like bubble? Not in the least, says Financial Advisor Warren Ingram.

DStv Premium on a downward spiral, warns tech guru

DStv Premium on a downward spiral, warns tech guru

DStv has lost about 140 000 Premium subscribers to Netflix over the past two years, tech expert Arthur Goldstuck.

'Fasting is one of the most powerful tools for healing'

'Fasting is one of the most powerful tools for healing'

Nutritional Scientist and Founder of Life Science Clinic Dr Charlotte Prout-Jones chats to Azania about the benefits of fasting.

What Heritage Day means to South Africans

What Heritage Day means to South Africans

Stephen Grootes discusses what Heritage Day means to South Africans and whether as south Africans do we have a common heritage.