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News 24 South Africa
Third Rhodes Park suspect back in courtJeanette Chabalala, News24 Zukisa Kela's uncle Sibongile Kela talks to reporte
Third Rhodes Park suspect back in court
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
Jeanette Chabalala, News24 Zukisa Kela's uncle Sibongile Kela talks to reporters at the scene of his nephew's murder in Rhodes Park. (Mpho Raborife, News24) Johannesburg – The bail application of the third man arrested in connection with the Rhodes... Read more
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The North West Star
Machete man did not stop for copsMan fined a total $8000 for charges including failing to stop for police. Puni
Machete man did not stop for cops
The North West Star / Posted 4 hours ago
Man fined a total $8000 for charges including failing to stop for police. Punished: A 23-year-old man was fined a total $8000 in the Mount Isa Magistrates Court. A 23-YEAR-OLD man was fined $6000 for failing to stop for police in a two kilometre... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gang violence victim, 10, laid to restHundreds of mourners in Parkwood on Saturday laid to rest 10-year-old Jayden Sm
Gang violence victim, 10, laid to rest
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
Hundreds of mourners in Parkwood on Saturday laid to rest 10-year-old Jayden Smith, one more Cape Flats child slain in gang-related violence. Jayden was shot in the back as he walked into the yard of his home after returning from buying bread. He... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Around the Islands: Pet charity founder harassed rival « Jersey Evening PostTHE founder of a Guernsey guinea pig rescue organisation has admitted harassing
Around the Islands: Pet charity founder harassed rival « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted yesterday
THE founder of a Guernsey guinea pig rescue organisation has admitted harassing a rival animal charity boss following a dispute over how to help small pets. Leo Thomas, who runs Sarnia Guinea Pig Rescue, pursued the founder of Small Animal and... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
SAPS liaison head exits officeFormer provincial SAPS spokeswoman Brigadier Marinda Mills has been removed fro
SAPS liaison head exits office
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
Former provincial SAPS spokeswoman Brigadier Marinda Mills has been removed from her office. Sources in the provincial office told the Saturday Dispatch that Colonels Sibongile Soci and Michelle Matroos were acting in her position. Asked about the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Two arrested in Karoo town with illegal abalone worth R500,000Police said on Friday they had spotted “two suspicious looking bakkies” in Will
Two arrested in Karoo town with illegal abalone worth R500,000
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Police said on Friday they had spotted “two suspicious looking bakkies” in Williston‚ which is about 110km from Carnarvon and Calvinia. When signalled to pull over‚ only one bakkie stopped; the other sped from the scene. Police searched the bakkie... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
ANC official on graft chargesAn Eastern Cape ANC councillor appeared in court yesterday for allegedly sellin
ANC official on graft charges
Daily Dispatch / Posted yesterday
An Eastern Cape ANC councillor appeared in court yesterday for allegedly selling hundreds of RDP plots for R10000 each. Maletswai municipal councillor Patricia Ntombizanele Williams allegedly took bribes for some of the 200 plots which the Aliwal... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Trio jailed for possessing drugsKOTA KINABALU: Two men were jailed for eight months while another man was jaile
Trio jailed for possessing drugs
The Borneo Post / Posted 2 days ago
KOTA KINABALU: Two men were jailed for eight months while another man was jailed for seven months by the Magistrate’s Court here yesterday for possessing syabu. Abdir Ahmad, Faizal Amborsil and Fabian Gregory, who were brought before magistrate... Read more
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iol.co.za
Claws come out in 'cat shooter' caseCape Town - A dead cat is at the centre of a dispute between two Diep River nei
Claws come out in 'cat shooter' case
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town - A dead cat is at the centre of a dispute between two Diep River neighbours living in a complex. Antonie Gericke is accused of shooting Nahla with a rifle last week. When he appeared briefly in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Thursday... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Teenager arrested for rapeHILLCREST detectives arrested a 16-year-old boy at his home at Embo reserve for
Teenager arrested for rape
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
HILLCREST detectives arrested a 16-year-old boy at his home at Embo reserve for rape on Tuesday. According to Hillcrest SAPS communications officer Constable N. Manqele, it is alleged that on Friday 16 October at about 10pm a 14-year-old girl was at... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
No bail for murder suspectANGRY: From the left are Masechaba Mosia-Lakaje, member of the mayoral committe
No bail for murder suspect
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
ANGRY: From the left are Masechaba Mosia-Lakaje, member of the mayoral committee for women, children and people with disabilities in Maluti-A-Phofung, Olly Mlamleli, acting chairperson of the ANC Women’s League in the Free State, and Thakane... Read more
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iol.co.za
Claws come out at 'cat shooter' caseCape Town - A dead cat is at the centre of a dispute between two Diep River nei
Claws come out at 'cat shooter' case
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town - A dead cat is at the centre of a dispute between two Diep River neighbours living in a complex. Antonie Gericke is accused of shooting Nahla with a rifle last week. When he appeared briefly in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Thursday... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Former SARS employee gets two years for fraudTammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A former SARS employee who defrauded the re
Former SARS employee gets two years for fraud
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A former SARS employee who defrauded the revenue service of over R700 000 has been sentenced to two years behind bars. Daniel Dekker was convicted in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court after he created fraudulent... Read more
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The Financial Express
Drunk Salman Khan was behind wheels on fateful night: Maharashtra to SCBollywood superstar Salman Khan was drunk and driving his SUV when it ran over
Drunk Salman Khan was behind wheels on fateful night: Maharashtra to SC
The Financial Express / Posted 2 days ago
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan was drunk and driving his SUV when it ran over persons sleeping on a pavement in Mumbai in 2002, Maharashtra government today told the Supreme Court while seeking reversal of the Bombay High Court verdict acquitting... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hunt for dangerous N West escapeesPotchefstroom – Police in Brits in the North West are searching for four “dange
Hunt for dangerous N West escapees
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Potchefstroom – Police in Brits in the North West are searching for four “dangerous” awaiting trail prisoners who escaped in a police vehicle while en route to the court. Police spokesperson Brigadier Leonard Hlathi said awaiting-trial prisoners... Read more
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iol.co.za
Boys forced to rape each otherDurban - Four youths were expected to appear in the eSikhaweni Magistrate’s cou
Boys forced to rape each other
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Durban - Four youths were expected to appear in the eSikhaweni Magistrate’s court near Empangeni after they allegedly forced a group of younger boys to rape each other. Police spokeswoman Lieutenant Nqobile Gwala said the group of boys had been... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Guatemalan murder accused will remain under mental observation Diego Novella was arrested in July after the body of Gabriela Kabrins Alban w
Guatemalan murder accused will remain under mental observation
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Diego Novella was arrested in July after the body of Gabriela Kabrins Alban was found at in a Camps Bay Hotel. The matter was heard in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court today in... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Four arrested for trade illegal cigarette worth more than R1.5mFour men have been arrested in the Free State for trading in illegal cigarettes
Four arrested for trade illegal cigarette worth more than R1.5m
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Four men have been arrested in the Free State for trading in illegal cigarettes worth more than R1.5 million‚ police said on Friday. Two men‚ Zafar Iqbal‚ 39‚ and Waqas Muhammed‚ 25‚ were caught in a stop-and-search operation in Bloemfontein by the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Sex video rocks a Durban high schoolAccording to a Citizen newspaper report on Friday, 15 boys were arrested and fi
Sex video rocks a Durban high school
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
According to a Citizen newspaper report on Friday, 15 boys were arrested and five of them appeared at the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. The other 10 were released into the custody of their parents because they are under age. The arrests... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hawks nab second suspect for PE gang shootingPolice described the incident as “gang-related violence”. “The 26-year-old sus
Hawks nab second suspect for PE gang shooting
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Police described the incident as “gang-related violence”. “The 26-year-old suspect was arrested at his home in Helenvale‚” a statement said‚ adding that he will spend the weekend behind bars and appear in the Gelvandale Magistrate’s Court on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Misholine suspect ‘part of satanic cult’Cape Town - The young man who allegedly strangled and stabbed a 10-year-old gir
Misholine suspect ‘part of satanic cult’
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town - The young man who allegedly strangled and stabbed a 10-year-old girl to death said he knows nothing about the murder. It has now emerged that suspect Montell Campher, 20, could possibly belong to a satanic cult known as “Demonic”, where... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lovers' quarrel ends in deathJohannesburg - A lovers’ quarrel has allegedly led to a woman fatally striking
Lovers' quarrel ends in death
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Johannesburg - A lovers’ quarrel has allegedly led to a woman fatally striking her boyfriend in the heart with a knife, killing him instantly. Police spokesman Sergeant Mduduzi Zondo said the 26-year-old man was confirmed dead on Thursday at a... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Hawks nab second suspect for PE gang shootingA Hawks-led multi-disciplinary task team on Thursday nabbed a second suspect fo
Hawks nab second suspect for PE gang shooting
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
A Hawks-led multi-disciplinary task team on Thursday nabbed a second suspect for a “random shooting in the northern areas of Port Elizabeth on Sunday evening” which left four dead and one seriously injured. Hawks have arrested a second suspect for... Read more
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iol.co.za
Hawks boss charged with fraudJohannesburg - Major-General Shadrack Sibiya - the former head of the Gauteng H
Hawks boss charged with fraud
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Johannesburg - Major-General Shadrack Sibiya - the former head of the Gauteng Hawks - has been arrested. He was detained at Joburg Central Police Station, and he was criminally charged on five counts of fraud. He appeared in the Johannesburg... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
No jail for man who held a saw to colleague's neck at the sand dunes « Jersey Evening PostA MAN who held a saw to his colleague’s neck and threatened to kill him has bee
No jail for man who held a saw to colleague's neck at the sand dunes « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 3 days ago
A MAN who held a saw to his colleague’s neck and threatened to kill him has been put on probation. Scott Peter Graham Le Corre used the saw to threaten the man after an argument broke out between the pair during a work placement on the sand dunes in... Read more
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walesonline
Bride speaks of sadness after her niece attacked her on her wedding dayHer wedding day should have been a day to remember for all the right reasons bu
Bride speaks of sadness after her niece attacked her on her wedding day
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Her wedding day should have been a day to remember for all the right reasons but Leissa Williams looks back on her nuptials with sadness and anger. The mum-of-seven spent her wedding night being pictured and interviewed by police after her niece... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Man who attacked victim in front of children spared jail « Jersey Evening PostAN Islander who attacked another man in front of children in a town shop after
Man who attacked victim in front of children spared jail « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 3 days ago
AN Islander who attacked another man in front of children in a town shop after a day of drinking has been spared jail. Darren Donel Roche (39) entered Costcutter in Snow Hill, approached his victim from behind and repeatedly punched him in the head... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Woman fined RM4,000 for neglecting pet dogTAIPING: A woman was fined RM4,000, in default six months’ jail, by the Magistr
Woman fined RM4,000 for neglecting pet dog
The Borneo Post / Posted 3 days ago
TAIPING: A woman was fined RM4,000, in default six months’ jail, by the Magistrate’s Court here yesterday for neglecting her pet dog, a Rottweiler. Magistrate Mohamed Ruhizat Abdullah handed down the sentence on Anna Teoh Poh Ling, who pleaded... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Wanted man found living in Wollongong CBDEx-soldier wanted over alleged threats towards Army psychologist. A former Aus
Wanted man found living in Wollongong CBD
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 3 days ago
Ex-soldier wanted over alleged threats towards Army psychologist. A former Australian Defence Force soldier wanted by ACT police over allegations he threatened to kill a female psychologist who found him unfit for service, has been found living in... Read more
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The Hindu
Court concludes recording of evidence in Jaitley’s complainantA Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s court here on Wednesday concluded the recordi
Court concludes recording of evidence in Jaitley’s complainant
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
A Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s court here on Wednesday concluded the recording of pre-summoning evidence in a criminal defamation case filed by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and five leaders of... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Asylum seeker ‘aided by brother’ « Jersey Evening PostA HUSBAND allegedly helped his wife to smuggle his asylum-seeking brother into
Asylum seeker ‘aided by brother’ « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 4 days ago
A HUSBAND allegedly helped his wife to smuggle his asylum-seeking brother into Jersey, the Magistrate’s Court heard on Tuesday. Arsalan Marreakhy (34) is accused, together with his 28-year-old wife Amanda, of arranging to bring Iranian Amir... Read more
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iol.co.za
Dad paid for ‘resurrected’ daughter’s studiesCape Town - Disappointed customers of the infamous “Zombie Queen” are coming fo
Dad paid for ‘resurrected’ daughter’s studies
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Cape Town - Disappointed customers of the infamous “Zombie Queen” are coming forward faster than the people she claimed she could raise from the dead. On Tuesday, scores of people gathered at the Stellenbosch Magistrate’s Court ahead of sangoma... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Ballito's car ramming husband stays behind barsThabo Megalanyane (Jeff Wicks, News24) Durban - A man who allegedly rammed his
Ballito's car ramming husband stays behind bars
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Thabo Megalanyane (Jeff Wicks, News24) Durban - A man who allegedly rammed his sports car into his estranged wife's car and cut up her bed sheets and lounge suite made a brief appearance in the Umhlali Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. Thabo Patrick... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town cop in dock for allegedly stealing from suspectsCape Town - A Maitland police constable is expected to appear in the Cape Town
Cape Town cop in dock for allegedly stealing from suspects
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
Cape Town - A Maitland police constable is expected to appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday for allegedly stealing from suspects. The police's anti-corruption unit arrested the 36-year-old officer on Monday, Western Cape police... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
North West teacher arrested for physically abusing nine-old boyThe 55-year-old teacher appeared in the Mogwase Magistrate’s Court this week‚ f
North West teacher arrested for physically abusing nine-old boy
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
The 55-year-old teacher appeared in the Mogwase Magistrate’s Court this week‚ for allegedly punishing a 9-year-old boy by squeezing ball points between his fingers. "The appearance of the accused spiralled from an incident that took place on... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Sex worker dies after being shotA sex worker allegedly shot by a customer who refused to pay has died from her
Sex worker dies after being shot
Daily Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
A sex worker allegedly shot by a customer who refused to pay has died from her injuries, making her the second death from the incident in which three sex workers were shot. And a man who claims to have shot the three women has handed himself over to... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Bogus doctor behind barsLawrence Tebogo Matheatau‚ the bogus doctor‚ appeared in the Klerksdorp Magistr
Bogus doctor behind bars
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
Lawrence Tebogo Matheatau‚ the bogus doctor‚ appeared in the Klerksdorp Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday‚ the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) said in a statement on Tuesday Matheatau went into a partnership with a doctor in... Read more
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Jersey Evening Post
Woman in court over asylum seeker in boot « Jersey Evening PostA WOMAN allegedly tried to smuggle an asylum seeker into Jersey in the boot of
Woman in court over asylum seeker in boot « Jersey Evening Post
Jersey Evening Post / Posted 5 days ago
A WOMAN allegedly tried to smuggle an asylum seeker into Jersey in the boot of her car in what is the first case of its kind in the Island. Amanda Marreakhy (28) appeared in the Magistrate’s Court on Monday after being stopped at the Harbour on... Read more
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iol.co.za
Teacher accused of assaulting boy, 9Rustenburg – A 55-year-old teacher, accused of assaulting a nine-year-old boy b
Teacher accused of assaulting boy, 9
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Rustenburg – A 55-year-old teacher, accused of assaulting a nine-year-old boy by squeezing ballpoint pens between his fingers, appeared in the Mogwase Magistrate’s Court, North West police said on Tuesday. Police spokesperson Major Pelonomi Makau... Read more
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iol.co.za
Lt-Gen Zuma's appointment 'an insult'Johannesburg – The South African Policing Union (Sapu) on Tuesday gave acting n
Lt-Gen Zuma's appointment 'an insult'
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Johannesburg – The South African Policing Union (Sapu) on Tuesday gave acting national police commissioner, General Khomotso Phahlane, a seven day ultimatum to reverse the controversial appointment of Lieutenant General Mondli Bethuel Zuma as... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Voice star faces 15 sex charges | Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 01:08 pm Voice contestant Je
Voice star faces 15 sex charges
Irish Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
| Irish Examiner Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 01:08 pm Voice contestant Jeff Anderson has been charged with 15 sexual offences. The County Down native, who performed on the BBC show... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rape accused ANC man on poll listPretoria - An ANC leader in the Mawiga/Mabopane/Winterveld and Ga-Rankuwa zone
Rape accused ANC man on poll list
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Pretoria - An ANC leader in the Mawiga/Mabopane/Winterveld and Ga-Rankuwa zone is in line to be councillor for his area despite facing four charges of rape. The suspect is among four candidates on the councillors’ nomination list for this year’s... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Don’t charge my son’s hero with murder'Cape Town - A hijacking victim’s desperate cry for help resulted in a brave bys
‘Don’t charge my son’s hero with murder'
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Cape Town - A hijacking victim’s desperate cry for help resulted in a brave bystander shooting the attacker in the head. Now the father of the traumatised victim is calling for the shooter to be exonerated, saying the hijackers intended to kill his... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Zuma is right for top cop job’Pretoria - Acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Kgomotso Phah
‘Zuma is right for top cop job’
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Pretoria - Acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Kgomotso Phahlane has defended the appointment of new Mpumalanga top cop, Lieutenant-General Mondli Zuma. The appointment and Zuma’s spell in the SAPS have been shrouded with... Read more
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iol.co.za
#EmmanuelSithole: ‘I’m crying over judgment’Johannesburg - “I’m crying over this judgment. Someone who has killed another h
#EmmanuelSithole: ‘I’m crying over judgment’
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Johannesburg - “I’m crying over this judgment. Someone who has killed another human should have a stronger sentence.” The grandfather of Mozambican hawker Emmanuel Sithole, who was murdered in Alexandra last year, was left reeling, anguished and... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Why the DA is determined to see Jiba suspendedThe Democratic Alliance wants the Western Cape High Court to order that the dep
Why the DA is determined to see Jiba suspended
Mail & Guardian / Posted 5 days ago
The Democratic Alliance wants the Western Cape High Court to order that the deputy national director of public prosecutions, Nomgcobo Jiba, be suspended and subjected to a disciplinary inquiry because of her conduct. She had allegedly lied to the... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
Yateley crash victim was more than twice the drink drive limitThe body of Luke Rogers, 20, was discovered at 8am on Saturday November 7 in a
Yateley crash victim was more than twice the drink drive limit
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 5 days ago
The body of Luke Rogers, 20, was discovered at 8am on Saturday November 7 in a white Peugeot 106 van, six hours after he was involved in an accident in Cricket Hill Lane at its junction with Carrick Lane. After his death, members of the community... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Nomgcobo Jiba matter back to courtThe Democratic Alliance wants the Western Cape High Court to order that the dep
Nomgcobo Jiba matter back to court
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
The Democratic Alliance wants the Western Cape High Court to order that the deputy national director of public prosecutions, Nomgcobo Jiba, be suspended and subjected to a disciplinary inquiry because of her conduct. She had allegedly lied to the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Caretaker leaders for ANC in CapeCape Town - President Jacob Zuma jetted straight into Cape Town after attending
Caretaker leaders for ANC in Cape
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
Cape Town - President Jacob Zuma jetted straight into Cape Town after attending the AU summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to rein in the party’s embattled leadership in the province, announcing that a trio of “interim caretakers” will be deployed to run... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
It’s war in Westville, againAmil Umraw and Kyle Venktess, The Witness Riot police and security guards conf
It’s war in Westville, again
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Amil Umraw and Kyle Venktess, The Witness Riot police and security guards confront students during protests at UKZN’s Westville campus in Durban (Supplied) Pietermaritzburg - Only a day after President Jacob ­Zuma condemned violence at... Read more
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