Five People Shot and Killed During Robbery Near Empangeni

[SAPS] In the early hours of this morning, the King Cetshwayo Cluster Task Team arrested two suspects aged 32 and 39 for murder of six people at Vulindlela shopping complex over the weekend. The sixth victim later passed away yesterday. The suspects we…

[SAPS] In the early hours of this morning, the King Cetshwayo Cluster Task Team arrested two suspects aged 32 and 39 for murder of six people at Vulindlela shopping complex over the weekend. The sixth victim later passed away yesterday. The suspects were arrested at Ngwelezane and Mkhobosa area. They are expected to appear in the Empangeni Magistrate's Court this week. The KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa commended the speedy arrest of the suspects involved in the gruesome m

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Three Top City of Cape Town Officials Face Suspension Over Corruption Allegations

[News24Wire] Three senior City of Cape Town officials, including the city manager, have seven days to provide reasons why they should not be placed on “precautionary suspension” after the City Council unanimously adopted a motion to investigate them.

[News24Wire] Three senior City of Cape Town officials, including the city manager, have seven days to provide reasons why they should not be placed on "precautionary suspension" after the City Council unanimously adopted a motion to investigate them.

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Life Esidimeni – Manamela Threatened With Arrest After No-Show

[News24Wire] A warrant of arrest will be issued and executed against suspended Gauteng director of mental health Makgabo Manamela should she not appear on Thursday before the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing.

[News24Wire] A warrant of arrest will be issued and executed against suspended Gauteng director of mental health Makgabo Manamela should she not appear on Thursday before the Life Esidimeni arbitration hearing.

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Expert Panel Proposes Alternative ‘Direct’ Grants Scheme

[News24Wire] As if the social grants saga was not complicated enough, an expert panel reporting to the Constitutional Court has proposed a late, alternative scheme to deliver social grants.

[News24Wire] As if the social grants saga was not complicated enough, an expert panel reporting to the Constitutional Court has proposed a late, alternative scheme to deliver social grants.

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Final Push for ANC Branches to Nominate Leaders As Some Miss Deadline

[News24Wire] At least four provinces have not completed the crucial branch general meetings (BGMs) to nominate leaders ahead of the fiercely contested ANC elective conference in December.

[News24Wire] At least four provinces have not completed the crucial branch general meetings (BGMs) to nominate leaders ahead of the fiercely contested ANC elective conference in December.

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A 28-Year-Old Suspect Arrested in Swellendam for the Illegal Possession and Transportation of Abalone Worth R7.1 Million

[SAPS] The illegal trade in marine resources was dealt another blow yesterday afternoon (2017-11-20) at about 18:30, when police from Swellendam SAPS and K9 Unit performed stop and search operations at the Swellendam weighbridge. Members pulled over a …

[SAPS] The illegal trade in marine resources was dealt another blow yesterday afternoon (2017-11-20) at about 18:30, when police from Swellendam SAPS and K9 Unit performed stop and search operations at the Swellendam weighbridge. Members pulled over a Hino truck and upon searching it they found a hidden compartment in it. In this compartment members found 1403.2kg of abalone and, when counted, it was found that there were 38 870 units of dry abalone, with an estimated street value of R7.1 million.

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Manamela Dodges Life Esidimeni Hearing

[Daily Maverick] Suspended Gauteng mental health director Dr Makgabo Manamela called in sick instead of returning to the Life Esidimeni arbitration on Tuesday. It was another blow to the families of the 143 patients who died. By GREG NICOLSON.

[Daily Maverick] Suspended Gauteng mental health director Dr Makgabo Manamela called in sick instead of returning to the Life Esidimeni arbitration on Tuesday. It was another blow to the families of the 143 patients who died. By GREG NICOLSON.

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ANC Extends Deadline for Branches to Hold Nomination Meetings

[News24Wire] The ANC has extended the deadline for branches to hold their crucial meetings to nominate presidential candidates till November 25, the party said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The ANC has extended the deadline for branches to hold their crucial meetings to nominate presidential candidates till November 25, the party said on Tuesday.

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Man (28) and Girlfriend (26) to Appear in Strand Court On Drug Related Charges

[SAPS] Vigilant members attached to Lwandle SAPS Crime Prevention acted on information received on Friday, 2017-11-17, and went to a house in Lwandle where drugs were allegedly being stored. They arrested a 28-year-old man and his 27-year-old girlfrien…

[SAPS] Vigilant members attached to Lwandle SAPS Crime Prevention acted on information received on Friday, 2017-11-17, and went to a house in Lwandle where drugs were allegedly being stored. They arrested a 28-year-old man and his 27-year-old girlfriend. The two arrested suspects will appear in the Strand Magistrates' court this morning, 21 November 2017.

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