Three Suspects Arrested in Rondebosch With a Stolen Vehicle and Property

[SAPS] The vigilance of members attached to the Western Cape Flying Squad paid off with the arrest of three suspects earlier today in Rondebosch, following a high speed pursuit through the leafy streets of the southern suburbs. At around 12:15 a VW Pol…

[SAPS] The vigilance of members attached to the Western Cape Flying Squad paid off with the arrest of three suspects earlier today in Rondebosch, following a high speed pursuit through the leafy streets of the southern suburbs. At around 12:15 a VW Polo travelling at a high speed was spotted disobeying a red traffic light on the M3 in Newlands, which prompted police to pursue. The registration number of the vehicle was tested which revealed that the vehicle had been stolen in Somerset West. In an attempt to evade

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Vrygrond Residents Accuse Taxi Association of Inciting Violence

[GroundUp] Residents of Capricorn and Vrygrond are accusing the CODETA Vrygrond Taxi Association of inciting violence. Late Tuesday afternoon, police and protesters clashed on the corner of Prince George Road and Vrygrond Avenue. It is not the first ti…

[GroundUp] Residents of Capricorn and Vrygrond are accusing the CODETA Vrygrond Taxi Association of inciting violence. Late Tuesday afternoon, police and protesters clashed on the corner of Prince George Road and Vrygrond Avenue. It is not the first time these accusations have been made.

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DA Reports Teachers After Shocking Humiliation

[DA] The DA has reported teachers from H.S. Phillips Secondary School near Elim to the South African Council for Educators (SACE) for humiliating and violating the privacy of grade 11 and 12 learners, by making them remove all their clothing to search …

[DA] The DA has reported teachers from H.S. Phillips Secondary School near Elim to the South African Council for Educators (SACE) for humiliating and violating the privacy of grade 11 and 12 learners, by making them remove all their clothing to search for crib notes before writing their midyear examinations last week.

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31-Year-Old-Man Arrested for Alleged Rape of a Seven-Year-Old Girl

[SAPS] King William’s Town: Dutywa Police arrested a 31 year old man on Wednesday 28 June 2017 for alleged rape of a seven year old girl. It is alleged that the victim was raped by the suspect on Saturday 10 June 2017 at about 15:00 at GPO Informal Set…

[SAPS] King William's Town: Dutywa Police arrested a 31 year old man on Wednesday 28 June 2017 for alleged rape of a seven year old girl. It is alleged that the victim was raped by the suspect on Saturday 10 June 2017 at about 15:00 at GPO Informal Settlement, Dutywa. The investigation of the case continued around the clock as safety of women and children is a top priority for the Eastern Cape Police.

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Pursuing a 30-Year Old Bailout Is Sending South Africa On a Wild Goose Chase

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has ignited a flaring grass fire with recommendations around a R1.2bn bailout paid to a local bank between 1986 and 1995. Known as the “Bankorp/Absa lifeboat”, the payment h…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Public Protector, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has ignited a flaring grass fire with recommendations around a R1.2bn bailout paid to a local bank between 1986 and 1995. Known as the "Bankorp/Absa lifeboat", the payment has been a bone of deep contention, with investigations and reports stretching back to the first presidents of South Africa's democracy, Nelson Mandela and Thabo Mbeki.

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The Threat to Democracy Runs Deeper Than State Capture

[The Conversation Africa] A recently released report written by a group of South African social scientists, “Betrayal of the Promise”, considers the widespread capture of state institutions by a network linked to President Jacob Zuma and declares it “a…

[The Conversation Africa] A recently released report written by a group of South African social scientists, "Betrayal of the Promise", considers the widespread capture of state institutions by a network linked to President Jacob Zuma and declares it "a silent coup."

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Keeping Your Hat On in Jo’burg – Changing Times of an Indian Migrant Milliner

[The Conversation Africa] Nothing brings together style, history and social organisation more than a hat. When the Europeans began commerce with India in the 16th century, they were known by the fact that they never went about with their heads uncovere…

[The Conversation Africa] Nothing brings together style, history and social organisation more than a hat. When the Europeans began commerce with India in the 16th century, they were known by the fact that they never went about with their heads uncovered. They came to be known as the kulahposhan - the people of the hat.

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Learners Allegedly Strip Searched for Cheat Notes – Opposition Party

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has reported teachers from H S Phillips Secondary School near Elim in Limpopo to the South African Council for Educators (SACE) after pupils were allegedly forced to remove all their clothing to ensure that they wer…

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has reported teachers from H S Phillips Secondary School near Elim in Limpopo to the South African Council for Educators (SACE) after pupils were allegedly forced to remove all their clothing to ensure that they were not carrying crib notes before writing their mid-year examinations.

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President Jacob Zuma Congratulates BET Award Winner Yvonne Chaka Chaka

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has congratulated music legend and humanitarian, Ms Yvonne Chaka Chaka who was honoured with the prestigious International Global Good Star and Power Award at the 2017 BET International Awards held on Saturday, 24 June…

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has congratulated music legend and humanitarian, Ms Yvonne Chaka Chaka who was honoured with the prestigious International Global Good Star and Power Award at the 2017 BET International Awards held on Saturday, 24 June 2017, in Los Angeles, United States.

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