Latest articles on Poison

Pakistani wife kills husband and 12 members of his family with poisoned lassi

Asiya Bibi mixed poison into her husband's milk last week but he initially failed to drink it and it was blended into a batch of yoghurt-based lassi

Slice Of Life: ​To give another a life

Valerie saved a life by bumping into an old friend.

​NPA ‘dragging their feet’ with Zuma poison plot – MaNtuli’s lawyer

"If there are allegations to answer, why not bring her to court and test [them] in court?," he said.

Hazardous poisons taken off the shelf

Two of SA's most dangerous pesticides will be removed from store shelves this year, but they are likely to remain accessible for some time.

Agriculture department tests poisonous dog food

Food acidity tests are being conducted on three brands of locally produced dog food believed to have caused the deaths of a number of pets in Gauteng.

Police taste food to protect India and Pakistan

Two policemen are working as official food tasters to protect the Indian and Pakistani cricket teams ahead of the World Cup semifinal clash.

Unlike lightning Poison has struck twice

Henrietta Rose-Innes, winner of the 2008 Caine Prize for African Writing for her short story Poison, talks about bringing home the 'African Booker'.

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Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

Ingonyama Trust Board chairperson Jerome Ngwenya has challenged the audit process in the face of a series of unfavourable ratings

‘Terrorised’ family shines a light on traditional leadership for vulnerable people

The ambiguity between traditional and constitutional leadership has been exposed by the violent banishment of an Eastern Cape family

Sisulu dissolves housing agency board, again

The HDA is once again under administration, and its acting chief executive gets to stay on

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