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Attempted murder suspect fatally shot by police

 A 24-year-old suspect who was wanted by the Namakgale police was shot dead during an incident which occurred at Makhushane Dairing this morning, 21 January 2018. The suspect was spotted along the Makhushane-Dairing road by his victim whom he allegedly shot in December 2017. The victim immediately alerted the police …

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Man hospitalised after non-fatal drowning

 A man, believed to be in his 60s, was hospitalised after a non-fatal drowning at the Wilderness Beach in Wilderness outside of George, Western Cape. ER24 paramedics, along with Metro Services, arrived on the scene to find the man being treated by the NSRI and Fire Services. Paramedics assessed the …

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Toll debt NOT written off

The public should not be misled by false claims that government has decided to scrap outstanding e- toll debt. Statements that debt has been written off are misleading and may lead to consequences for people who still owe money for travelling on the Gauteng e-toll network. This means that all …

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How to fix science and maths education

By Prof Loyiso Jita Creative partnerships between universities and state-owned companies may hold the key to improved outcomes in maths, science and technology subjects and open more career opportunities for matriculants. One such programme is already in place – and achieving results – at the University of the Free State …

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Throw the book at rock throwers says AA

The Automobile Association (AA) notes with concern yet another incident of rock throwing off a bridge onto oncoming traffic in KwaZulu-Natal. According to reports, the latest incident occurred earlier this week in Glen Anil. “These attacks, because this is how they must be viewed, are barbaric and cowardly. Throwing rocks …

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