Camps Bay Murder Victim Put Up Long Fight in Hotel Room – Pathologist

[News24Wire] The assault of US marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban in a Camps Bay hotel in 2015 was not brief and not without her fighting back, a forensic pathologist told the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The assault of US marketing executive Gabriela Kabrins Alban in a Camps Bay hotel in 2015 was not brief and not without her fighting back, a forensic pathologist told the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

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Cape Town’s Water Plans Murky As Crisis Deepens

[Daily Maverick] Capetonians – at least those who can afford it – need to get used to stockpiling bottled water. This is part of the “new normal” announced by the City of Cape Town this week as it implements Phase One of its water crisis plans. But whi…

[Daily Maverick] Capetonians - at least those who can afford it - need to get used to stockpiling bottled water. This is part of the "new normal" announced by the City of Cape Town this week as it implements Phase One of its water crisis plans. But while there's now no doubt as to the severity of Cape Town's water problem, there is still considerable vagueness from the City as to how and when its plans are being applied. By REBECCA DAVIS.

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Drink Company Volumes Recover

[The Herald] Delta Corporation lager volumes continued to show recovery for the second consecutive quarter spurred largely by improved disposable incomes in the agriculture and small scale mining sectors. In a trading update for the September quarter, …

[The Herald] Delta Corporation lager volumes continued to show recovery for the second consecutive quarter spurred largely by improved disposable incomes in the agriculture and small scale mining sectors. In a trading update for the September quarter, Delta said lager beer volumes jumped 11 percent for the quarter and half year to September 2017, driven by value packs and brands benefiting from improved income from mining and agriculture. However, performance in the period under review was characterised by mixed result

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Suspect in Mariannhill Family Massacre Shot Dead During Arrest Attempt

[News24Wire] A man suspected to have been involved in the Mariannhill massacre was shot dead in Umbumbulu on Wednesday while police tried to arrest him, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A man suspected to have been involved in the Mariannhill massacre was shot dead in Umbumbulu on Wednesday while police tried to arrest him, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday.

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Suspects Arrested in Port Elizabeth for Possession of Abalone

[SAPS] Port Elizabeth -The over exploitation of abalone from the ocean poses a serious threat to the extinction of this mollusc and the protection of this species from illegal poachers rest on the duty of the SAPS. On Tuesday, 10/10 at about 18:45, PE …

[SAPS] Port Elizabeth -The over exploitation of abalone from the ocean poses a serious threat to the extinction of this mollusc and the protection of this species from illegal poachers rest on the duty of the SAPS. On Tuesday, 10/10 at about 18:45, PE Flying Squad with the assistance of the K9 unit and Anti-poaching team acted swiftly to information received about illegal abalone poaching at Noordhoek. A stakeout was conducted and movement was detected. Suspects were seen loading bags into a vehicle and drive away. Police follow

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‘I Am Innocent, Not Violent’ – Alleged Lichtenburg Gunman

[News24Wire] The alleged gunman who handed himself over to police after he allegedly opened fire on a group of protesters, killing a 15-year-old Lichtenburg boy and wounding two others, says he was only protecting his life and believes he will be exone…

[News24Wire] The alleged gunman who handed himself over to police after he allegedly opened fire on a group of protesters, killing a 15-year-old Lichtenburg boy and wounding two others, says he was only protecting his life and believes he will be exonerated.

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Corruption in ANC-Led Municipalities Affects Service Delivery, Moerane Commission Hears

[News24Wire] Corruption and looting of as much as R78 million from the state are affecting service delivery in the ANC-run Harry Gwala District Municipality, the Moerane Commission heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Corruption and looting of as much as R78 million from the state are affecting service delivery in the ANC-run Harry Gwala District Municipality, the Moerane Commission heard on Wednesday.

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Post Office Urges South Africans to Start Posting Christmas Parcels

[News24Wire] If you want your loved ones living abroad to receive their Christmas parcels on time, then start posting them now, says the South African Post Office.

[News24Wire] If you want your loved ones living abroad to receive their Christmas parcels on time, then start posting them now, says the South African Post Office.

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Mass Shootings in SA and the U.S. – Why the Killings Will Continue

[Daily Maverick] Both South Africa and the United States experienced mass shootings recently. Eleven young black men were shot and killed in Marikana, Phillipi East, an informal settlement 25km from Cape Town on Friday 29 September; on Sunday 1 October…

[Daily Maverick] Both South Africa and the United States experienced mass shootings recently. Eleven young black men were shot and killed in Marikana, Phillipi East, an informal settlement 25km from Cape Town on Friday 29 September; on Sunday 1 October 59 concert-goers attending a country music festival in Las Vegas were gunned down. While worlds apart, in more ways than one, both mass-shootings have three things in common. By PETER STOREY and ADELE KIRSTEN.

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Dubai-Bound Man Caught With Over R10-Million Worth of SA and Foreign Currency

[SAPS] Cape Town -A 38-year-old SA citizen was arrested in the Cape Town International Airport on Wednesday afternoon after he was found with two suit cases filled with cash valued at millions of rand.

[SAPS] Cape Town -A 38-year-old SA citizen was arrested in the Cape Town International Airport on Wednesday afternoon after he was found with two suit cases filled with cash valued at millions of rand.

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