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Radio presenter’s hoax call to matric hotline slammed

Johannesburg – The Department of Social Development said it was disappointed by a hoax call made to the Gender Based Violence Command Centre by a radio presenter posing as a distressed matric learner. The department was informed of the phone call by a listener who felt “disgusted” by the fake ...

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‘Jub Jub’ and his accomplice granted parole

Johannesburg – Hip hop singer Molemo “Jub Jub” Maarohanye and his accomplice Themba Tshabalala have been granted parole, the correctional services department said on Thursday. “The department…can confirm the parole placement of Katlego Molemo Maarohanye and Themba Shabalala as approved by the Correctional Supervision and Parole Boards (CSPBs) of Leeuwkop ...

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Boy 12, killed by stray bullet in Durban

Durban – New Year celebrations turned tragic for an uMlazi father when his 12-year-old son was killed by a stray bullet shot in the air during the midnight celebrations. Lindelwa Nyadi’s family had no idea that he had been shot and thought he had fainted when the fireworks went off ...

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Mom demands justice after crèche abuse

A desperate mother is fighting for justice after her 14-month-old toddler was allegedly assaulted at a daycare centre in Parow Valley. The mother, whose identity is being withheld to protect her daughter, said that when the toddler came home with bruises all over her body, she took her to the ...

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Famous SA golfer, Wayne Westner dies in KZN hostage drama

Former South African golfing star Wayne Westner has died in an apparent hostage drama on the KwaZulu-Natal South Coast. According to the South Coast Herald website, police spokesperson Captain Vincent Pandarum confirmed the identity of the deceased man, who died as the result of a gunshot wound to the right ...

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Fifteen injured as two taxis collide in KZN

Fifteen people were injured on Tuesday when two taxis collided head-on with each other on Impendle Road in Impendle, Pietermaritzburg, paramedics said. “Shortly before 3pm paramedics from ER24, EMRS and local emergency services arrived on the scene where they found majority of the occupants with fractures to their lower legs,” ...

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Metro cop shot and killed point blank

Pretoria – A constable of the Tshwane Metro Police Department was mysteriously gunned down and killed in Hammanskraal on Monday night. Constable Eddy Solly Bokaba, 27, knocked off duty on Monday at around 11pm. He picked up a friend and travelled to the friend’s place. When he arrived there, he ...

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Lifeguards spotted drinking

An on-duty lifeguard is facing a disciplinary hearing while another absconded after they were allegedly caught drinking alcohol in the parking lot at Brighton Beach on New Year’s Day. And in two cases at Sardinia Bay late last week, poorly equipped municipal lifeguards had to borrow children’s equipment from a ...

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Dozens of pets yet to be claimed: Durban and Coast SPCA

The Durban and Coast SPCA says it continues to see an alarming number of animals abandoned or unwanted by their owners over the festive period. The society’s Lindsey Concer says they took in 600 stray cats and 325 stray dogs over December alone. “It doesn’t seem to be improving – ...

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R1,7million reportedly stolen in yet another FNB heist

First National Bank has been hit by a second bank heist in as many months, with the SAPS reporting that R1.7 million has been stolen from the bank’s branch in Parktown, EWN reports. Two days before Christmas in 2016, FNB branch in Randburg was targeted and hit by criminals, who ...

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