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Rioters in Durban fire at Press and Police

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Police and reporters came under fire after stumbling upon hundreds of people who were looting a general dealer in the Mzansi area of Ntuzuma on Monday night. The News24 team, while covering the desperate escape of a Somali national with the contents of his store, noticed flashing blue lights in …

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Wellington statue of Andrew Murray vandalised

Andrew Murray

The statue of Graaff-Reinet born pastor Andrew Murray has been vandalised in Wellington, Western Cape police said on Monday. Captain Frederick Charles van Wyk confirmed that the statue was vandalised on Saturday. A picture of the statue showed that it had been covered with red paint. “A case of malicious …

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Shimlas win first Varsity Cup title

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UFS-Shimlas have beaten NWU-Pukke 63-33 in an epic final in Bloemfontein on Monday to claim their first Varsity Cup title. The hosts outscored their old rivals by nine tries to four in a breathless match to end the season unbeaten and hand Pukke their second consecutive final defeat. The visitors …

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Charges dropped against Paul Walsh

Charges dropped against Queen Victoria vandal

The EFF member who was arrested for the vandalism of the Queen Victoria statue was released and the charges dropped against him due to insufficient evidence. The 24-year-old has been identified by local media as EFF Regional Science, Technology and Education officer, Paul Walsh. Eastern Cape police spokesperson, Sandra Janse …

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EFF member arrested for vandalism

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The man arrested for the vandalism of the Queen Victoria statue in Port Elizabeth has been identified as a regional member of the EFF. Eastern Cape police spokesperson, Sandra Janse van Rensburg, confirmed that the 24-year-old man arrested, had been identified as EFF Regional Science, Technology and Education officer, Paul …

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Jean Deysel banned for 7 weeks

jean deysel

Sharks flank Jean Deysel has been suspended for seven weeks after pleading guilty to foul play. He kneed Crusaders loose forward Matt Todd in the back of the head during his side’s 52-10 loss to the Crusaders in Durban last Saturday. SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nicholas Davidson accepted the guilty …

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Officials blame each other for missing chairs

Dumisane Malamule

The Mpumalanga department of health and the Mbombela local municipality have blamed each other for missing chairs that have left patients with sore feet at a local clinic. Health spokesperson Dumisane Malamule said the chairs at the White River Clinic were removed by municipal officials three months ago. “Yes, we …

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UCT students continue anti-Rhodes protest

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Protesting University of Cape Town (UCT) students on Sunday said they’ll not be deterred by hate mail and verbal threats they’ve received since starting their so-called ‘Rhodes Must Fall’ campaign. Protests over the statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the university have entered a third week. Some students, staff and …

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We will not leave the EFF: Mngxitama

Mngxitama

Suspended EFF MP Andile Mngxitama will not leave the party, and will fight to see it living to its founding principles, he said on Saturday. Addressing media on the sidelines of a meeting in Pietermaritzburg, Mngxitama also called on party members to rally behind making the Economic Freedom Fighters the …

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