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Eye Witness News
'I’m ready to stand trial'The former WC Commissioner’s corruption case has been postponed to 6 May for an
'I’m ready to stand trial'
Eye Witness News / Posted 20 hours ago
The former WC Commissioner’s corruption case has been postponed to 6 May for another pre-trial conference. FILE: Former WC Police Commissioner Arno Lamoer. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Arno Lamoer,Arno Lamoer corruption probe,Western Cape Police... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Finalise Case So I Can Enjoy My Pension - LamoerFormer Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer wants his corruption case d
Finalise Case So I Can Enjoy My Pension - Lamoer
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer wants his corruption case dealt with so he can enjoy his retirement, he said on Friday. "But this is going on and on forever. For me to enjoy my pension, I want this to be finalised," he said... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Arno Lamoer corruption case postponed again Lamoer’s case has been postponed for another pre-trial hearing in May. Gener
Arno Lamoer corruption case postponed again
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Lamoer’s case has been postponed for another pre-trial hearing in May. General Arno Lamoer checks his phone outside the Western Cape High Court for his pre-trial conference. Lamoer and three police... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Finalise case so I can enjoy my pension LamoerTammy Petersen, News24 Suspended provincial police commissioner Arno Lamoer ou
Finalise case so I can enjoy my pension Lamoer
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Tammy Petersen, News24 Suspended provincial police commissioner Arno Lamoer outside the Western Cape High Court. (Tammy Petersen, News24) Cape Town - Former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer wants his corruption case dealt with so he can... Read more
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Eye Witness News
New WC police commissioner hits the ground running Lieutenant-General Khombinkosi Jula says he will crackdown on gang violence.
New WC police commissioner hits the ground running
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Lieutenant-General Khombinkosi Jula says he will crackdown on gang violence. Newly appointed WC police commissioner Lt Gen Khombinkosi Jula joins Operation Lockdown. Picture: Monique... Read more
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Eye Witness News
New WC top cop hits the streets in Operation Lockdown Police conducted Operation Lockdown in some of the worst crime and drug hotsp
New WC top cop hits the streets in Operation Lockdown
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Police conducted Operation Lockdown in some of the worst crime and drug hotspots in Belhar. Newly appointed WC police commissioner Lt Gen Khombinkosi Jula joins Operation Lockdown. Picture:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
George's DA Mayor Accused of Assaulting His WifeBy Genevieve Quintal, News24 DA mayor in the George Municipality, Charles Stan
George's DA Mayor Accused of Assaulting His Wife
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
By Genevieve Quintal, News24 DA mayor in the George Municipality, Charles Standers, has been accused of beating up his wife. The Democratic Alliance in the province said it was aware of the accusations. "A letter was sent to Mr Standers yesterday... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
George's DA mayor accused of assaulting his wifeGenevieve Quintal, News24 Charles Standers (George Municipality) George - DA
George's DA mayor accused of assaulting his wife
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Genevieve Quintal, News24 Charles Standers (George Municipality) George - DA mayor in the George Municipality, Charles Standers, has been accused of beating up his wife. The Democratic Alliance in the province said it was aware of the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
DA mayor in George accused of beating up his wifeThe Democratic Alliance in the province said it was aware of the accusations.
DA mayor in George accused of beating up his wife
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
The Democratic Alliance in the province said it was aware of the accusations. "A letter was sent to Mr Stander yesterday [Wednesday], giving him until today (24 hours) to provide reasons why he should not be suspended from the DA, pending a... Read more
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iafrica.com
DA mayor facing domestic violence claimA Democratic Alliance mayor in the Western Cape is being investigated for alleg
DA mayor facing domestic violence claim
iafrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
A Democratic Alliance mayor in the Western Cape is being investigated for allegedly assaulting his wife during an argument. Western Cape police have confirmed that a case of domestic violence has been opened against the DA official but would not... 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 3 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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AllAfrica.com
Man Who Died On Table Mountain Believed to Be CanadianThe identity of the man whose body was found on Table Mountain has been confirm
Man Who Died On Table Mountain Believed to Be Canadian
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The identity of the man whose body was found on Table Mountain has been confirmed, but it has not yet been released as his next of kin had not been notified, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. Police said previously that the man's death appeared... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man who died on Table Mountain believed to be CanadianTammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - The identity of the man whose body was foun
Man who died on Table Mountain believed to be Canadian
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - The identity of the man whose body was found on Table Mountain has been confirmed, but it has not yet been released as his next of kin had not been notified, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. Police said... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Man who died on Table Mountain believed to be CanadianPolice said previously that the man's death appeared to be an accident after in
Man who died on Table Mountain believed to be Canadian
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Police said previously that the man's death appeared to be an accident after initial claims that he had been murdered. A runner came across the corpse on Sunday on the Pipe Track, a popular hiking trail on the Cape Town landmark. According to a... Read more
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Herald.ie
Irishwoman (49) is one of two killed after yacht capsizes Robin Schiller – 02 February 2016 02:30 AM The 49-year-old woman was travell
Irishwoman (49) is one of two killed after yacht capsizes
Herald.ie / Posted 4 days ago
Robin Schiller – 02 February 2016 02:30 AM The 49-year-old woman was travelling in the yacht along the Western Cape of the country when the boat got into difficulty, and ended up wrecked on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Truman Prince Assault Case InvestigatedWestern Cape police are investigating assault charges against Beaufort West may
Truman Prince Assault Case Investigated
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Western Cape police are investigating assault charges against Beaufort West mayor Truman Prince. Captain Malcolm Pojie said an assault case was opened against a "known suspect" after a female traffic officer was assaulted on the N1, near Leeu Gamka,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Town Teen Seriously Wounded in Panga AttackWestern Cape police are investigating a case of attempted murder after a 19-yea
Cape Town Teen Seriously Wounded in Panga Attack
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Western Cape police are investigating a case of attempted murder after a 19-year-old man was attacked with a panga in Claremont last week. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut on Saturday said the man, who has been... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Truman Prince assault case being investigated policeThulani Gqirana, News24 Truman Prince. (Who's Who) Cape Town - Western Cape p
Truman Prince assault case being investigated police
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Thulani Gqirana, News24 Truman Prince. (Who's Who) Cape Town - Western Cape police are investigating assault charges against Beaufort West mayor Truman Prince. Captain Malcolm Pojie said an assault case was opened against a “known suspect” after a... Read more
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iafrica.com
Police clarify Table Mountain deathThe death of a man on a popular hiking and trail running route on Table Mountai
Police clarify Table Mountain death
iafrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The death of a man on a popular hiking and trail running route on Table Mountain appears to have been accidental and not murder, police said. The victim's body was found on the Kasteelpoort section of Table Mountain on Sunday morning. Police... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Table Mountain Death Seems to Have Been an AccidentThe death of a man on a popular Table Mountain hiking trail at the weekend appe
Table Mountain Death Seems to Have Been an Accident
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
The death of a man on a popular Table Mountain hiking trail at the weekend appears to have been an accident and not murder as was widely reported. This comes after a runner told the Cape Argus on Sunday that he had come across the lifeless body of a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Table Mountain hiking trail death seems to have been an accident, say policeThis comes after a runner told the Cape Argus on Sunday that he had come across
Table Mountain hiking trail death seems to have been an accident, say police
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 5 days ago
This comes after a runner told the Cape Argus on Sunday that he had come across the lifeless body of a man on the Pipe Track. The man, who wished to remain anonymous, said the man’s throat had apparently been slit “from ear to ear”. The runner said... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Table Mountain death seems to have been an accident policeTable Mountain death seems to have been an accident - police2016-02-01 08:55 T
Table Mountain death seems to have been an accident police
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Table Mountain death seems to have been an accident - police2016-02-01 08:55 Table Mountain (Supplied) Cape Town – The death of a man on a popular Table Mountain hiking trail at the weekend appears to have been an accident and not murder as was... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town teen seriously wounded in panga attackAmanda Khoza, News24 Nielen de Klerk, News24 Durban – Western Cape police are
Cape Town teen seriously wounded in panga attack
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
Amanda Khoza, News24 Nielen de Klerk, News24 Durban – Western Cape police are investigating a case of attempted murder after a 19-year-old man was attacked with a panga in Claremont last week. Western Cape police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
10-Old Killed, Dad Wounded in Cape Town ShootingA 10-year-old boy was killed and his father and another man were wounded in a s
10-Old Killed, Dad Wounded in Cape Town Shooting
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
A 10-year-old boy was killed and his father and another man were wounded in a shooting in a house in Parkwood, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. The boy was shot in the back, his father in the arm, and the other man in the arm and buttocks, in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UCT Warns Students As Rapes in Rhodes Memorial Area EscalateThe University of Cape Town has warned students to be vigilant following two ra
UCT Warns Students As Rapes in Rhodes Memorial Area Escalate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The University of Cape Town has warned students to be vigilant following two rapes and an attempted rape near the campus, in the vicinity of Rhodes Memorial. Executive communications director at UCT, Gerda Kruger, sent out a letter to the campus... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
10 year old killed, dad wounded in Cape Town shootingTammy Petersen, News24 Nielen de Klerk, News24 Cape Town - A 10-year-old boy
10 year old killed, dad wounded in Cape Town shooting
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Nielen de Klerk, News24 Cape Town - A 10-year-old boy was killed and his father and another man were wounded in a shooting in a house in Parkwood, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. The boy was shot in the back, his... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UCT warns students after third attack in Rhodes Memorial area2016-01-27 12:28 Rhodes Memorial, walking distance from UCT's upper campus, wh
UCT warns students after third attack in Rhodes Memorial area
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
2016-01-27 12:28 Rhodes Memorial, walking distance from UCT's upper campus, where students have been targeted as victims of crime. (iStock) Cape Town - The University of Cape Town (UCT )... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Students warned as rape incidents near UCT increaseExecutive communications director at UCT, Gerda Kruger, sent out a letter to th
Students warned as rape incidents near UCT increase
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
Executive communications director at UCT, Gerda Kruger, sent out a letter to the campus community on Tuesday alerting them to the latest incident which occurred in broad daylight. "Following our communication over the weekend highlighting deeply... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Van Breda Murders - One Year On, Still No ArrestsIt's been a year to the day since the tragic news broke that three family membe
Van Breda Murders - One Year On, Still No Arrests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
It's been a year to the day since the tragic news broke that three family members had been killed in their home on a private golf estate in Stellenbosch. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is yet to make a decision on how to proceed with the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Van Breda murders: One year on, still no arrestsIt’s been a year to the day since the tragic news broke that three family membe
Van Breda murders: One year on, still no arrests
Daily Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
It’s been a year to the day since the tragic news broke that three family members had been killed in their home on a private golf estate in Stellenbosch. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is yet to make a decision on how to proceed with the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Van Breda murders: One year on, still no arrestsThe Van Breda family. (Facebook) Cape Town - It's been a year to the day since
Van Breda murders: One year on, still no arrests
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
The Van Breda family. (Facebook) Cape Town - It's been a year to the day since the tragic news broke that three family members had been killed in their home on a private golf estate in Stellenbosch. The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is yet... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Woman attacked, robbed near Rhodes MemorialTammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A female hiker was assaulted and robbed alo
Woman attacked, robbed near Rhodes Memorial
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Tammy Petersen, News24 Cape Town - A female hiker was assaulted and robbed along a path between the M3 and Rhodes Memorial, Western Cape police said on Tuesday. While the victim was not a UCT student, the incident has prompted the institution to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Will Shoot You - Cop to News24 JournalistA News24 journalist was left shaken on Tuesday morning after a policeman pointe
I Will Shoot You - Cop to News24 Journalist
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
A News24 journalist was left shaken on Tuesday morning after a policeman pointed a firearm at her and threatened to shoot her in peak morning traffic. The policeman was part of a security operation believed to be transporting cash to the South... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
I will shoot you cop to News24 journalistCape Town - A News24 journalist was left shaken on Tuesday morning after a poli
I will shoot you cop to News24 journalist
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Cape Town - A News24 journalist was left shaken on Tuesday morning after a policeman pointed a firearm at her and threatened to shoot her in peak morning traffic. The policeman was part of a security operation believed to be transporting cash to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
One of Five Western Cape Escapees Re-ArrestedBy Genevieve Quintal, News24 One of the five prisoners who escaped from the Le
One of Five Western Cape Escapees Re-Arrested
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
By Genevieve Quintal, News24 One of the five prisoners who escaped from the Lentegeur police cells at the weekend has been re-arrested, Western Cape police confirmed on Monday. Police were still looking for the remaining four, Colonel André Traut... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
One of five Western Cape escapees re arrestedGenevieve Quintal, News24 Cape Town - One of the five prisoners who escaped fr
One of five Western Cape escapees re arrested
News 24 South Africa / Posted 11 days ago
Genevieve Quintal, News24 Cape Town - One of the five prisoners who escaped from the Lentegeur police cells at the weekend has been re-arrested, Western Cape police confirmed on Monday. The five men, aged between 21 and 33, were in custody awaiting... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
UCT issues warning after rapesThe University of Cape Town issued a warning to students at the weekend to avoi
UCT issues warning after rapes
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 12 days ago
The University of Cape Town issued a warning to students at the weekend to avoid the area, especially after dark. The rape of the students took place in December and January. Another student was held at gunpoint near the M3 highway below the Rhodes... Read more
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iol.co.za
Trio held after Philippi shootingCape Town - Three men have been arrested in Philippi, Cape Town, after shooting
Trio held after Philippi shooting
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Cape Town - Three men have been arrested in Philippi, Cape Town, after shooting at police officers on patrol, Western Cape police said on Sunday. The shooting happened while “Operation Combat” police officers were on patrol in John Down Walk,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend's Baby ArrestedA 33-year-old man, who was on the run after allegedly killing his girlfriend's
Man Accused of Killing Girlfriend's Baby Arrested
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
A 33-year-old man, who was on the run after allegedly killing his girlfriend's 7-month-old daughter in Phillipi, has been arrested, Western Cape police said on Friday. "Kindly be advised that a 33-year old-suspect was arrested yesterday [Thursday].... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Man who 'flung girlfriend's baby against ceiling, wall' arrested policeMan who 'flung girlfriend's baby against ceiling, wall' arrested - police2016-0
Man who 'flung girlfriend's baby against ceiling, wall' arrested police
News 24 South Africa / Posted 15 days ago
Man who 'flung girlfriend's baby against ceiling, wall' arrested - police2016-01-22 11:22 Cape Town - A 33-year-old man, who was on the run after allegedly killing his girlfriend’s 7-month-old daughter in Phillipi, has been arrested, Western Cape... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Five Suspected Robbers Arrested in Somerset WestFive men were arrested in Somerset West for their alleged role in various busin
Five Suspected Robbers Arrested in Somerset West
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Five men were arrested in Somerset West for their alleged role in various business robberies and cash-in-transit heists, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. Officers on Tuesday received information on four of the alleged robbers in a blue BMW,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Five suspected robbers arrested in Somerset WestJenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – Five men were arrested in Somerset West fo
Five suspected robbers arrested in Somerset West
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Jenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – Five men were arrested in Somerset West for their alleged role in various business robberies and cash-in-transit heists, Western Cape police said on Wednesday. Officers on Tuesday received information on four of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UWC employee accused of raping 10 boysJenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – A University of the Western Cape (UWC) emp
UWC employee accused of raping 10 boys
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Jenna Etheridge, News24 Cape Town – A University of the Western Cape (UWC) employee faces both internal and criminal investigations over allegations that he raped 10 boys. Western Cape police said the man was arrested and appeared in Blue Downs... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Town Teacher Attacked With a Brick While CyclingA brick-wielding man attacked a Durbanville school teacher on his bicycle at th
Cape Town Teacher Attacked With a Brick While Cycling
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
A brick-wielding man attacked a Durbanville school teacher on his bicycle at the weekend and ran off with his cellphone. The attack has left his family in shock. Pieter Swart, 57, was cycling home near Fisantekraal on Sunday morning when a man stuck... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town teacher attacked with a brick while cyclingJenna Etheridge, News24 The spot where school teacher Pieter Swart was attacke
Cape Town teacher attacked with a brick while cycling
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
Jenna Etheridge, News24 The spot where school teacher Pieter Swart was attacked while cycling. He fell when the stick was shoved into his spokes. A man slammed a brick in his face. (Supplied by his brother JC Swart) Cape Town – A brick-wielding man... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mos Def Attempted to Leave SA With Unrecognised 'World Passport'US hip hop artist and actor Yasiin Bey, better known by his former stage name,
Mos Def Attempted to Leave SA With Unrecognised 'World Passport'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
US hip hop artist and actor Yasiin Bey, better known by his former stage name, Mos Def, attempted to leave Cape Town by producing an unrecognised "world passport", home affairs confirmed on Friday. This document was declined by immigration officials... Read more
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iol.co.za
Two held for Claremont hijackingCape Town – Two suspects were arrested on Friday morning for allegedly hijackin
Two held for Claremont hijacking
iol.co.za / Posted 20 days ago
Cape Town – Two suspects were arrested on Friday morning for allegedly hijacking a Volkswagen Polo in Claremont, Cape Town, police said. Western Cape police spokesperson Noloyiso Rwexana said the two suspects – a 29-year-old man and a 19-year-old... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Town Woman Accuses 'Boer' Cop of Using Racist SlurA Cape Town woman says she is traumatised after a policeman allegedly racially
Cape Town Woman Accuses 'Boer' Cop of Using Racist Slur
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
A Cape Town woman says she is traumatised after a policeman allegedly racially insulted her after a traffic accident. Nokhanyo Madliwa, 33, said the policeman allegedly beat her on the chest, and used a racially offensive term when she stood up for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mos Def Arrested in Cape Town On Immigration ChargeUS hip hop artist and actor Yasiin Bey, better known by his former stage name,
Mos Def Arrested in Cape Town On Immigration Charge
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
US hip hop artist and actor Yasiin Bey, better known by his former stage name, Mos Def, was arrested on an immigration-related charge in Cape Town, according to a department of home affairs official. Home affairs spokesperson, Mayihlome Tshwete,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town woman accuses 'boer' cop of using racist slurCape Town - A Cape Town woman says she is traumatised after a policeman alleged
Cape Town woman accuses 'boer' cop of using racist slur
News 24 South Africa / Posted 21 days ago
Cape Town - A Cape Town woman says she is traumatised after a policeman allegedly racially insulted her after a traffic accident. Nokhanyo Madliwa, 33, said the policeman allegedly beat her on the chest, and used a racially offensive term when she... Read more
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