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Only a third of South Africans have confidence in ANC - surveyreconciliation and peace processes has led to the increased marginalisation of
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reconciliation and peace processes has led to the increased marginalisation of young South Africans’ worldviews and voices.” The IJR says young people’s lack of trust in their leaders could affect voter turnout in 2019. (Edited by Shimoney Re... Read more
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Zulu: Better support needed for local development officesher department needs to address. “We must make sure the local economic offices
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her department needs to address. “We must make sure the local economic offices, which in many instances are not fully supported with the right budget and sometimes don’t have the right people in the offices, change.” (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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Sars reveals tax revenue collection doubled in last decadeof revenue, closely followed by corporate income tax which recorded a steady de
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of revenue, closely followed by corporate income tax which recorded a steady decline over the past decade. Some of the smaller contributors include import VAT which accounted for 13% and customs duties constituting 4%. (Edited by Shimoney R... Read more
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CT man arrested for defrauding bank client of more than R1mwith the crime. The Hawks' Lloyd Ramovha says: “He allegedly further authorise
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with the crime. The Hawks' Lloyd Ramovha says: “He allegedly further authorised bank cards on the said account and enabled fraudulent transactions into various bank accounts, resulting in the client’s reported loss.” (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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Zanu-PF prepares for conference, meets with Mnangagwaalso said Mnangagwa had “engaged” the opposition MDC party about taking part in
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also said Mnangagwa had “engaged” the opposition MDC party about taking part in an “inclusive” government, but its leader Morgan Tsvangirai had blocked it, a claim disputed by the MDC. Additional reporting by Reuters. (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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Sars, Sarb to release 2017 Tax Statistics Bulletinadded tax. Last year saw a decline in contributions to company income tax, how
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added tax. Last year saw a decline in contributions to company income tax, however, an increase in personal income tax made up for the shortfall. Sars exceeded its target of R1 trillion in revenue collection last year. (Edited by Shimoney Re... Read more
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Denel cash problems may hit December salaries, warns unionand refusal of suppliers to deliver production in some areas. Some areas are co
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and refusal of suppliers to deliver production in some areas. Some areas are coming to a halt.” Denel did not respond to a detailed list of questions but has confirmed the company is experiencing liquidity challenges. (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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DA: Zuma continues to receive special treatment from Abrahamsthe accused would be charged before a court of law and only then given the oppo
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the accused would be charged before a court of law and only then given the opportunity to make representations.” The party says despite “delaying tactics”, it remains committed to ensuring Zuma has his day in court. (Edited by Shimone... Read more
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ANC to defend FS elective conference against court actionBulwane says their attendance at the national conference this weekend can’t be
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Bulwane says their attendance at the national conference this weekend can’t be interrupted. "We are not ending here, our final destination is Nasrec." But this will depend on the outcome of the court case this week. (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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WC High Court labels child rapist, killer Randy Tango a 'predator'and he’s not the same anymore. Our lives won’t be the same anymore, but after w
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and he’s not the same anymore. Our lives won’t be the same anymore, but after we heard that he got what he deserved, we’re happy.” The Mitchells Plain Crisis Forum says the sentence is a victory for the community. (Edited by Shimo... Read more
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SABC: We don't have money for wage increasesthe money. If we offer them a percentage we can’t afford, we’ll end up with a s
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the money. If we offer them a percentage we can’t afford, we’ll end up with a situation where we can’t pay them." Bemawu says they will be available for talks with the public broadcaster throughout its protected strike. (Edited by Shimoney Re... Read more
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WC drought hits wine productionus a much smaller crop than we’re used to.” He adds that in the Swartland regi
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us a much smaller crop than we’re used to.” He adds that in the Swartland region, wine production is down by 50%. Wine industry body, Vinpro, says that most of the sector's irrigation dams are between 30% and 40% full. (Edited by Shimoney Re... Read more
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Metrorail services on CT's central line remain suspendedsingles or returns to give people cash to make alternative arrangements.” Scot
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singles or returns to give people cash to make alternative arrangements.” Scott adds that technicians are working flat out to get trains moving again on the central line. LISTEN: Off the rails: CT's rail woes laid bare (Edited by Shimoney Re... Read more
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Don't choose suicide, Gauteng Education Dept urges learnerswith the department when you don’t pass. Don’t choose the option of suicide.”
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with the department when you don’t pass. Don’t choose the option of suicide.” The department is working together with organisations, such as Lifeline, to support learners who may be battling depression and anxiety. (Edited by Shimon... Read more
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Busa disappointed as majority of directors on previous Eskom board retainedcapital, to run the organisation effectively, to restore good governance and to
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capital, to run the organisation effectively, to restore good governance and to put the entity on a more sustainable footing.” Brown promises to fill four vacancies on the board by reaching out to business organisations. (Edited by Shimoney Reg... Read more
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SA listeriosis death toll now sits at 37of the brain). Individuals at high risk of developing severe disease include n
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of the brain). Individuals at high risk of developing severe disease include newborn babies, the elderly, pregnant women, persons with weak immunity such as HIV, diabetes, cancer, chronic liver or kidney disease. (Edited by Shim... Read more
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Grant payments deal with Post Office will cost Sassa R2.2bnconcerns over cash payments and whether a tender can be awarded before 1 April.
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concerns over cash payments and whether a tender can be awarded before 1 April. Sassa will have to report back to the Constitutional Court in a month’s time on the progress it has made in implementing the agreement. (Edited by Shimone... Read more
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Illegal scrap metal trade adds to problems, says Metrorailcrimes have also seen an increase in these communities. There’ve been more than
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crimes have also seen an increase in these communities. There’ve been more than 12 attacks on Metrorail officials in the Western Cape this year. WATCH: CT Transport official experiences Metrorail service first-hand (Edited by Shimon... Read more
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Authorities monitor Jukskei River as more rain expected in Gautenglive. We are hoping it will still flow but not negatively impact the people liv
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live. We are hoping it will still flow but not negatively impact the people living near the river banks." The weather service has issued a watch for severe thunderstorms in Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State. (Edited by Shimoney R... Read more
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Child rapist and killer Randy Tango to be sentencedchild killer lived in the same street as the deceased and her family. Judge Ro
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child killer lived in the same street as the deceased and her family. Judge Robert Henney found Tango not guilty on four counts of rape involving two women between 2010 and 2011, due to a lack of strong evidence. (Edited by Shim... Read more
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Financial Services Board awaits report on Steinhoff dealingsjob losses. “We are more concerned about the impact if things are not sorted o
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job losses. “We are more concerned about the impact if things are not sorted out quickly as there’s many people depending on Steinhoff. People are concerned about their job security and whether they’ll lose their jobs.” (Edited by Shimoney Re... Read more
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Municipality appeals for donations after Paarl fire leaves hundreds homelessdonate different sizes of nappies, different types of milk formula, shoes, new
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donate different sizes of nappies, different types of milk formula, shoes, new underwear, sanitary ware, water and non-perishable food." The Drakenstein Municipality says it will assist those who have been left homeless. (Edited by Shimoney Reg... Read more
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ANC leadership battle heats up ahead of elective conferencewill not start now. I have views, but I will not express them now.” Meanwhile,
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will not start now. I have views, but I will not express them now.” Meanwhile, Ramaphosa, who was accompanied by Senzo Mchunu, asked the Shembe church to pray that the party has a peaceful time at the elective conference. (Edited by Shimoney Regt... Read more
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Suspect due in court over SANDF soldier's murderbedroom with multiple stab wounds to his back, arm and under his chin. Titus’
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bedroom with multiple stab wounds to his back, arm and under his chin. Titus’ wife, Magdalene, was taken in for questioning last week but has since been released. The accused is expected to apply for bail on Wednesday. (Edited by Shimoney Re... Read more
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SANDF chopper crash under investigationthe injured and provided advanced life support to the seriously injured before
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the injured and provided advanced life support to the seriously injured before they were transported to a nearby hospital for further care.” The Du Toitskloof Pass and Huguenot Tunnel were closed following the crash. (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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Metrorail suspends services on CT's central lineThey need to see what their employees go through every day. My next step is to
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They need to see what their employees go through every day. My next step is to bring the right people to do this trip with me and get the next step of our rail plan into action.” Additional reporting by Monique Mortlock. (Edited by Shimoney Reg... Read more
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Black Sash: Several gaps remain with social grant payments deallegally registered informal traders, like spaza shops. Sassa was due to meet a
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legally registered informal traders, like spaza shops. Sassa was due to meet a deadline on Friday to provide the Constitutional Court with a takeover plan, as its contract with Cash Paymaster Services drew to an end. (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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WC pet owners, farmers urged to keep animals cool amid hot weathera few cases now, I have just treated a sheep with heat stroke. People must just
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a few cases now, I have just treated a sheep with heat stroke. People must just keep their pets inside, in a cool area. For farm animals, let them have shelter where there’s shade. Give the animals fresh and clean water.” (Edited by Shimoney Reg... Read more
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ANC to consider resolution over Israel at policy conferencethe same time, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has reiterated Britain’s stance su
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the same time, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has reiterated Britain’s stance supporting a two-state solution, while French President Emmanuel Macron has strongly condemned what he calls Trump’s unilateral position. (Edited by Shimo... Read more
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[WATCH] Selebano apology brings Esidimeni hearing to tearsyou have every right to not forgive us. You have every right to look at us angr
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you have every right to not forgive us. You have every right to look at us angrily and say you’ve lost your loved ones. That is why I kept on saying you can’t explain this. In short, we made a mess … we made a mess.” (Edited by Shimone... Read more
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My daughter is traumatised, says Durban mom after movie theatre robberymy bag two hours later and that’s what happened. My daughter refuses to go to t
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my bag two hours later and that’s what happened. My daughter refuses to go to the movies. She’s traumatised by this incident. She’s four-years-old.” Ster-Kinekor says it's working with police to investigate the robberies. (Edited by Shimoney Regt... Read more
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Two taken in for questioning for murder of SANDF memberevening. On her return around midnight there was no response from the victim’s
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evening. On her return around midnight there was no response from the victim’s side when she knocked. “She eventually woke up her mother who then opened the door and they discovered the body of the victim in the bedroom.” (Edited by Shimoney Regt... Read more
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Kathrada Foundation strongly condemns Trump’s decision on Israelany attempts at implementing a two-state solution. We therefore call on the Sou
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any attempts at implementing a two-state solution. We therefore call on the South African government to denounce Trump’s decision in the strongest possible manner and reaffirm its commitment to the Palestinian struggle.” (Edited by Shimoney Re... Read more
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Some Mpumalanga ANC branches claim they were forced into unity votewould not be standing for the deputy presidency. Meanwhile, presidential hopef
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would not be standing for the deputy presidency. Meanwhile, presidential hopeful Mathews Phosa has confirmed that he has filed urgent papers in the High Court in a bid to nullify the Mpumalanga provincial general council. (Edited by Shimoney Regt... Read more
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WCED on a drive to improve reading literacyfor meaning.” This is the latest study to be released, detailing the challenge
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for meaning.” This is the latest study to be released, detailing the challenges faced by children in South Africa. Last month, the 2017 Child Gauge reported that a staggering 5.5 million children still go to bed hungry. (Edited by Shimoney Reg... Read more
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Authorities welcome life sentences handed to 4 CT gangstersfour were found guilty of a rash of other crimes, including attempted murder.
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four were found guilty of a rash of other crimes, including attempted murder. The deceased, Simon Johnson, a suspected member of the Terrible Westsiders gang, was shot and killed at Heideveld station last October. (Edited by Shimo... Read more
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Home Affairs Dept extends hours, deploys extra staff to bordersto crime. The department's Stephen van Neel says they’re ready for the festive
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to crime. The department's Stephen van Neel says they’re ready for the festive season. “Our preparations are complete and we’re ready for our festive deployment, as we took on additional staff to our ports of entry.” (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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Selebano: The pain I carry is a blot to methat was sent to the Life Esidimeni group, notifying them of their contract ter
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that was sent to the Life Esidimeni group, notifying them of their contract termination. However, he maintained that he didn’t compile the letter or decide on the termination. WATCH: Esidimeni: Selebano's testimony (Edited by Shimone... Read more
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No new bird flu cases in the Capeeveryone is just busy cleaning up and disinfecting.” An outbreak of avian infl
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everyone is just busy cleaning up and disinfecting.” An outbreak of avian influenza devastated the local poultry industry. Over two million chickens, as well as ducks, died or had to be culled in parts of the province. (Edited by Shimoney Re... Read more
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ANC calls for whole-of-society approach to address illiteracyMhlauli says: “We acknowledge the establishment of programmes such as the natio
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Mhlauli says: “We acknowledge the establishment of programmes such as the national reading strategy and foundation for learners’ campaign. These programmes need to be revolutionised to tackle the challenges we face.” (Edited by Shimone... Read more
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SSA to establish vetting units within depts to combat graftable to live up to our mandate on vetting, but it’s been due to personnel const
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able to live up to our mandate on vetting, but it’s been due to personnel constraints and the volume of the people we need to vet.” MPs say it’s imperative that procurement staff are vetted to stem corruption at SOEs. (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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Sactwu fears job losses in wake of Steinhoff scandalof pension investments, saying that more than R12 billion has been lost through
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of pension investments, saying that more than R12 billion has been lost through investments at Steinhoff. The scandal has further ignited calls for more focus and interrogation of corruption in the private sector. (Edited by Shimo... Read more
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Hijacked building kingpin, former attorney sentenced in JHBoccupying buildings. “One of the buildings hijacked and handed over to the rig
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occupying buildings. “One of the buildings hijacked and handed over to the rightful owner a couple of day ago, the hijackers themselves contacted us and handed the building back. They didn’t want to be arrested.” (Edited by Shim... Read more
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Cameroon govt forces accused of murder, rapeAt night, you hear gunfire.” Valery said he saw hundreds of troops and truck l
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At night, you hear gunfire.” Valery said he saw hundreds of troops and truck loads of military equipment arrive in Mamfe on Sunday that were then deployed to the surrounding villages. Additional reporting by Reuters. (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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PSA: GEPF members lost more than R12bn in Steinhoff scandalsaying for months gone. We need to relook the investment scheme of the Governme
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saying for months gone. We need to relook the investment scheme of the Government Employees' Pension Fund.” This scandal has raised renewed questions about corruption and other criminal behaviour in the private sector. (Edited by Shimoney R... Read more
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Justice Bess Nkabinde delivers last judgment at ConCourtwill leave at the end of the year after serving 12 years as a justice of the co
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will leave at the end of the year after serving 12 years as a justice of the court. She’s being lauded for her contribution to the legal system and her sensitivity when dealing with issues of race and gender. (Edited by... Read more
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ANC urges delegates not to give in to vote buying at conferencethe provincial general councils, which nominated leaders, were constitutionally
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the provincial general councils, which nominated leaders, were constitutionally convened. He also says the ANC is confident that several court cases facing the party won’t have a bearing on the elective conference. (Edited by Shimon... Read more
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JSE seeks more information about Steinhoff International probeinvestigation. However, the JSE has promised to inform shareholders on any new
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investigation. However, the JSE has promised to inform shareholders on any new information as it tries to find out exactly who has been implicated. LISTEN: Steinhoff share price fell 70%. Why was trade not suspended? (Edited by Shimoney... Read more
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Cop, driving instructors receive suspended sentences for selling licencesinstructors and he was given cheat notes with answers for the test. He was inf
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instructors and he was given cheat notes with answers for the test. He was informed that Sykes was in on it and wouldn't disqualify him for using these notes during the test. The men were apprehended that same day. (Edited by Shimone... Read more
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Tshwane EMS on high alert amid heavy downpours, floodingWayne Minnaar says the driver fled the scene. “Motorists need to adjust their
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Wayne Minnaar says the driver fled the scene. “Motorists need to adjust their speed and manage a safe following distance. Eleven passengers are injured, two of which are female passengers who are seriously injured.” (Edited by Shimone... Read more
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