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News24.com | We still have apartheid-style policing - protester

Details News24.com | We still have apartheid-style policing - protester On Tuesday, residents from Khayelitsha marched to Parliament to deliver a memorandum to Minister of Police Nathi Nhleko, protesting what they feel is poor distribution of police resources to black and coloured low-income areas. Watch....

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News24.com | Rising number of needy households - Stats SA

Details News24.com | Rising number of needy households - Stats SA The number of indigent households in South Africa is currently 3.5 million, Statistician General Pali Lehohla says, with the Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal being the worst off....

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News24.com | NPA welcomes Macia cops murder conviction

Details News24.com | NPA welcomes Macia cops murder conviction The NPA hopes the murder conviction of the eight police officers who assaulted taxi driver Mido Macia will bring closure to his family....

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News24.com | Cocaine worth nearly R1m seized at OR Tambo

Details News24.com | Cocaine worth nearly R1m seized at OR Tambo Cocaine with an estimated street value of R993 020 has been seized from a bag belonging to a passenger in transit at OR Tambo airport from Sao Paulo to Lagos, the SA Revenue Service says....

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News24.com | Elephant tramples Zim curio seller to death

Details News24.com | Elephant tramples Zim curio seller to death A Zimbabwean curio seller has been trampled to death by an elephant in the top resort town of Victoria Falls, authorities say....

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News24.com | Protest halts housing project in Langa

Details News24.com | Protest halts housing project in Langa Construction on the City of Cape Town’s flagship hostel transformation project in Langa has been suspended due to ongoing protest action in the area, the city has said....

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News24.com | Port Shepstone man, 63, critcal after panga attack

Details News24.com | Port Shepstone man, 63, critcal after panga attack A 63-year-old man has been critically injured after he was hit in the face with a panga during a hijacking in Port Shepstone, police say....

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News24.com | Two killed in KZN plane crash

Details News24.com | Two killed in KZN plane crash Two people have been killed in a light aircraft crash near Winklespruit, south of Durban, paramedics say....

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News24.com | Mandela grandson, accused of rape, granted bail

Details News24.com | Mandela grandson, accused of rape, granted bail The grandson of the late former president Nelson Mandela, accused of raping an underage girl, has been granted bail....

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News24.com | Spend less time in meetings - ANC

Details News24.com | Spend less time in meetings - ANC Government officials need to spend less time sitting in meetings and more time reconnecting with the people on the ground, the ANC says....

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News24.com | 50 000+ land beneficiaries are women

Details News24.com | 50 000+ land beneficiaries are women The government has redistributed 82 million hectares of white-owned agricultural land in South Africa between 1994 and March 2015 and more than 50 000 of the beneficiaries are women....

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News24.com | Govt’s youth agricultural skills programme facing setbacks

Details News24.com | Govt’s youth agricultural skills programme facing setbacks A youth programme designed to up-skill young people in agriculture is being implemented in 2 920 wards across South Africa, however, the programme is facing a few setbacks....

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News24.com | City in talks after violent Klipheuwel protest

Details News24.com | City in talks after violent Klipheuwel protest The City of Cape Town is in negotiations with a Klipheuwel man to provide electricity for people who have settled on his land, following several violent protests in the area....

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News24.com | Macia judgment briefly disrupted

Details News24.com | Macia judgment briefly disrupted Judgment of the eight police officers accused of killing minibus taxi driver Mido Macia was briefly interrupted by a man having what appeared to be a seizure in the High Court in Pretoria....

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News24.com | Cops nab gang after car chase

Details News24.com | Cops nab gang after car chase A high-speed car chase has seen criminals barrelling through Pietermaritzburg with police close on their bumpers before they were eventually arrested near Cedara....

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News24.com | Reopening restitution process good idea - ANC

Details News24.com | Reopening restitution process good idea - ANC With the Land Claims Commission receiving a total of 55 973 claims since April 2015, the ANC says it finds that reopening the process was a good idea....

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News24.com | ANC: Protecting farm worker's rights remains a priority

Details News24.com | ANC: Protecting farm worker's rights remains a priority The ANC says it remains committed to fighting for the protection farm worker’s rights....

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News24.com | ANC wants to win back urban voters

Details News24.com | ANC wants to win back urban voters The ANC plans to focus on metros in a bid to stop a drop in support ahead of local government elections next year....

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News24.com | 50 shots at ceiling

Details News24.com | 50 shots at ceiling A man who hid in his ceiling when armed gunmen stormed his home was shot dead when more than 50 bullets were fired into the roof....

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News24.com | Alleged rapist shot dead by cops

Details News24.com | Alleged rapist shot dead by cops A rape suspect has been shot dead, allegedly by accident, as police tried to arrest him....

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News24.com | Respect the media, editors tell ANC

Details News24.com | Respect the media, editors tell ANC The SA National Editors Forum has urged the ANC to respect the media's right to be critical, as the ruling party released a document outlining a "battle plan" to boost its image....

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News24.com | Mandela grandchild back in court

Details News24.com | Mandela grandchild back in court The bail application of the 24-year-old grandson of Nelson Mandela who has been charged with rape is expected to continue in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court....

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News24.com | Presidents-for-life a worry - ANC

Details News24.com | Presidents-for-life a worry - ANC The tendency by political leaders to remain in power for life is worrying, the ANC has said in documents released ahead of its national general council....

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News24.com | ICC showing SA 'cheeky arrogance' - ANC

Details News24.com | ICC showing SA 'cheeky arrogance' - ANC The ANC wants South Africa to end its membership of the International Criminal Court because of what it calls the institution’s arrogance....

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News24.com | 'Lies and hate' won in court - Krejcir

Details News24.com | 'Lies and hate' won in court - Krejcir Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir says lies and hatred against him won at the High Court in Johannesburg, after he was found guilty of attempted murder....

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News24.com | Kroonstad trio arrested for hosting illegal rodeo

Details News24.com | Kroonstad trio arrested for hosting illegal rodeo Two men and a woman have been arrested for using bulls at a rodeo event in Viljoenskroon, Free State, the NSPCA says....

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News24.com | Marikana graffiti adorns abandoned Durban church

Details News24.com | Marikana graffiti adorns abandoned Durban church A symbol depicting the iconic 'man in the green blanket', felled by police gunfire during the Marikana massacre, has cropped up in the most unlikely of places, the side of a derelict military chapel on Durban’s beachfront....

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News24.com | NPA welcomes Krejcir verdict

Details News24.com | NPA welcomes Krejcir verdict The National Prosecuting Authority has welcomed Judge Colin Lamont's judgment finding Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and his co-accused guilty of attempted murder....

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News24.com | Self-defence the top reason for gun licence renewals

Details News24.com | Self-defence the top reason for gun licence renewals Half of all gun licences renewed by South Africans in the last 14 years have been for the purpose of self-defence, according to the Central Firearms Registry....

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News24.com | Community tip-offs help nab suspected drug dealers

Details News24.com | Community tip-offs help nab suspected drug dealers A suspected drug courier has had a less than peaceful afternoon after a drug delivery in Bellville, Cape Town was intercepted....

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News24.com | Steenkamps: Why didn't Oscar just let her walk away?

Details News24.com | Steenkamps: Why didn't Oscar just let her walk away? Ten months behind bars is not enough for the man who killed their daughter, June and Barry Steenkamp have said in an interview....

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News24.com | ‘Nuclear not needed and perfect for graft’

Details News24.com | ‘Nuclear not needed and perfect for graft’ A Russian activist who blew the whistle on South Africa’s pending nuclear marriage with Russia believes the deal is all about power; but not the type needed for the grid....

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News24.com | ‘Drunk’ cop caught napping

Details News24.com | ‘Drunk’ cop caught napping Police have been left red-faced after photos of an officer allegedly passed out behind the wheel of a police van, with a bottle of alcohol between his legs, were circulated on Facebook....

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News24.com | Pretoria magistrate fired for yawning - report

Details News24.com | Pretoria magistrate fired for yawning - report A magistrate has been dismissed after being found guilty of misconduct following complaints that she "yawned shamelessly in court", a report says....

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News24.com | Three die in Limpopo accident

Details News24.com | Three die in Limpopo accident Three people have died and one was injured in an accident on the N1 highway near Polokwane, Limpopo, paramedics say....

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News24.com | The struggle against apartheid continues in the Cape - ANC

Details News24.com | The struggle against apartheid continues in the Cape - ANC The ANC in the Western Cape has claimed that the struggle against apartheid is still continuing against the DA-led provincial government....

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News24.com | Zuma to institute inquiry into Phiyega's fitness to hold office

Details News24.com | Zuma to institute inquiry into Phiyega's fitness to hold office President Jacob Zuma is to institute an inquiry into allegations of misconduct and/or whether national police commissioner General Riah Phiyega is fit to hold office....

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News24.com | South Africa's singing firefighters return from Canada mission

Details News24.com | South Africa's singing firefighters return from Canada mission South African firefighters returning from fighting forest fires in Canada say they have made new friends, shared and learned new skills, and "owned the fire-line"....

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News24.com | Operation Combat makes headway against Cape gangsters

Details News24.com | Operation Combat makes headway against Cape gangsters The arrest of an alleged Vereeniging gun dealer and collector is a "significant development" in the police’s investigation into gangsterism, deputy provincial commissioner Major General Jeremy Vearey says....

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News24.com | Bogus home affairs official arrested

Details News24.com | Bogus home affairs official arrested A man has been arrested for allegedly pretending to be a Home Affairs official and making fake IDs, Gauteng police say....

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News24.com | Mandela grandson's rape case postponed

Details News24.com | Mandela grandson's rape case postponed The bail application of Nelson Mandela's grandson has been postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court....

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News24.com | Two die in Gauteng collision

Details News24.com | Two die in Gauteng collision Two men have been killed and a third critically injured after two bakkies collided head-on on the R550, east of Johannesburg, paramedics say....

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News24.com | I'm not sir - trans woman to Home Affairs

Details News24.com | I'm not sir - trans woman to Home Affairs As Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba addressed department employees about service delivery, a Pretoria trans woman again complained about treatment she received from an official....

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News24.com | Dead baby dumped near beach

Details News24.com | Dead baby dumped near beach Police are investigating after a two-month-old baby was found dead near a beach in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal....

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News24.com | Taxi driver arrested for 'rape' of schoolgirl

Details News24.com | Taxi driver arrested for 'rape' of schoolgirl A 21-year-old taxi driver has been arrested for the rape of a 14-year-old girl in Kuilsriver near Cape Town....

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News24.com | Vereeniging arms dealer in dock for racketeering, gun charges

Details News24.com | Vereeniging arms dealer in dock for racketeering, gun charges A Vereeniging arms dealer has appeared in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on charges ranging from racketeering to theft....

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News24.com | Focus on handling disasters

Details News24.com | Focus on handling disasters Disaster management in the country is being reviewed as government admits that in many instances, especially in sector departments and local municipalities, little or no organisational capacity for disaster management exists....

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News24.com | Mandela family in court ahead of rape case

Details News24.com | Mandela family in court ahead of rape case Family members of late former president Nelson Mandela are at the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court ahead of the appearance of one of their relatives, who is accused of rape....

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News24.com | Support for crash victims’ families after appeal on Facebook page

Details News24.com | Support for crash victims’ families after appeal on Facebook page A Ballito businesswoman says she has been “overwhelmed” by the support of residents wanting help the surviving victims of the horrific taxi-train accident earlier this week....

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News24.com | Five killed in Free State road collisions

Details News24.com | Five killed in Free State road collisions Five people have been killed in road accidents in the Free State in the past few hours, paramedics have said....

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