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Seven injured on N2 Baden Powell

Seven people were injured this afternoon when a light motor vehicle overturned on the N2 Baden Powell Highway Outbound, in the Western Cape. Shortly before 15h00 this afternoon, multiple ER24 vehicles, along with Metro Services, arrived on the scene and found that a light motor vehicle had rolled multiple times, …

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Sadtu must face the music, says DA

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga needs to ensure that the officials and teachers implicated in buying and selling teaching posts face the full force of the law, the Democratic Alliance said on Saturday. The DA welcomed the release of the “Jobs for Cash” report on the SA Democratic Teachers’ Union …

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Zuma returns from Qatar on alternative flight

President Jacob Zuma arrived in Pretoria on an alternative flight on Friday morning after Inkwazi developed technical problems in Qatar, the Presidency said. “The aircraft used by the President, Inkwazi, developed technical problems in Qatar resulting in the use of an alternative aircraft to return to Pretoria,” said the Presidency …

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Truck and car collide, women injured

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Two women had to be extricated from a vehicle earlier today following a collision at Ampthill Avenue and Bunyan Street in Benoni. ER24 paramedics and other services arrived on scene and found that a light motor vehicle and a truck had collided. The women, one believed to be in her …

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Hawks hit back at SACP over Gordhan probe

The Hawks reacted angrily on Thursday at suggestions by the South African Communist Party (SACP) that ongoing investigations into Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan were politically motivated. The elite crime fighting unit is investigating Gordhan over his alleged role in creating a “rogue unit” at the South African Revenue Services (Sars). …

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Further investigations needed in UCT rape case

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The Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday postponed the case against a 35-year-old man accused of raping a 23-year-old woman near Rhodes Memorial and the University of Cape Town (UCT) for further investigations. This would include cellphone records, surveillance footage, and statements. The suspect, casually dressed in a white hoodie and …

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