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Man Wounded In Olievenhoutbosch Shooting

JOHANNESBURG - A man has been shot and wounded in Olievenhoutbosch, in Centurion.Paramedics say they discovered the man on a pavement. He was surrounded by bystanders after the...
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Woman Killed As E-hailing Driver Tries To Escape ‘Robbers’

CAPE TOWN - Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after two women were knocked over by an e-haling driver.The incident occurred just after midnight on Sunday...

Eskom Busy With ‘Deep Maintenance’ Of Aging Infrastructure

JOHANNESBURG - Eskom says that it is now busy with what it calls deep maintenance of its aging infrastructure, which has contributed significantly to last week's rolling blackouts.The utility says...

School Safety A Hot Topic At CT Education Conference

CAPE TOWN - Western Cape MEC for Education Debbie Schafer says that school safety is one of the issues that are being discussed at an education conference in Cape Town.The...

ANC: Letsatsi-Duba Shouldn’t Have Commented On Alleged Election List Tampering

JOHANNESBURG – African National Congress (ANC) secretary-general Ace Magashule and his deputy, Jessie Duarte, have met with the Department of State Security to discuss allegations of election lists tampering.There has been a tug...
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Mother Satisfied After Former Pastor Sentenced For Murders, Rapes

CAPE TOWN - A former Mitchells Plain pastor has admitted to killing his ex-fiance by repeatedly hitting her over the head with a rock.Keith Bird has been sentenced...

Civil Aviation Authority Probing Airport K9 Handling Service Over Certification

PRETORIA - The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has confirmed that it is investigating an airport canine handling service for allegedly conducting sweeps for explosives without the necessary training and certification.
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2 ANC KZN Mayors Linked To Political Killings To Appear In Court

JOHANNESBURG - Two mayors linked to political killings in KwaZulu-Natal are expected to appear in court on Monday.Harry Gwala District Municipality Mayor Mluleki Ndobe is expected to apply for bail...
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Paramedics Fear For Their Lives As Attacks On EMS Crews Continue

Attacks on emergency medical services staff in the Western Cape continue with two teams of paramedics targeted in separate incidents in the space of a week.On Wednesday a...
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TUT To Resume Classes After 2-Week Halt To Academic Programme

JOHANNESBURG - More than two weeks after Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) campuses were forced to shut down due to protests, the institution’s academic programme is expected to resume on Monday morning.
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Man Who Tried To Kill Wife With Plane In Botswana Identified As South African

PRETORIA - The pilot who allegedly took his life by flying a twin-engine aircraft into a building in Botswana in an attempt to kill his wife has been identified as South African, Charl Viljoen.

Eskom System Improving As Moz Power Lines Restored, Diesel Reserves Replenished

JOHANNESBURG - Damaged power lines in Mozambique have been restored resulting in 900 megawatts becoming available to be used by Eskom.Several pylons from the Cahora Bassa hydroelectric system were...

CT Law Enforcement Monitoring Protest Hot Spots

CAPE TOWN - Cape Town law enforcement officers will monitor whether last week's protests in different parts of the city will spill into the new week.At least nine...
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Delft Family Living In Fear After Father Killed At Birthday Party

CAPE TOWN - The family of a Delft father who died trying to protect his loved ones say that they are grief-stricken and riddled with fear following his death.
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Stories Find Me – Zakes Mda

Acclaimed South African author Zakes Mda is a novelist, poet and playwright.His last novel, 'The Zulus of New York' tells the story of a band of Zulus sent...

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