Government Welcomes Coffin Case Sentencing

[SAnews.gov.za] Government has welcomed the Middelburg Magistrate Court’s sentencing of Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson to 11 and 14 years imprisonment respectively, who forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol on him.

[SAnews.gov.za] Government has welcomed the Middelburg Magistrate Court's sentencing of Willem Oosthuizen and Theo Jackson to 11 and 14 years imprisonment respectively, who forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin and threatened to pour petrol on him.

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Students Who Used K-Word On Video Suspended

[News24Wire] Two female students who used a racial slur on a video posted accidentally to a WhatsApp group have been suspended from the University of Pretoria (UP), the university said on Friday.

[News24Wire] Two female students who used a racial slur on a video posted accidentally to a WhatsApp group have been suspended from the University of Pretoria (UP), the university said on Friday.

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Uzzi Submachine Gun and Police Peripheral Seized

[SAPS] A 24-year-old robber has been arrested in a house robbery this morning in Mamelodi East. A Police reflector jacket, two Samsung plasma TV’s, vehicle registration plates and a submachine gun were recovered.

[SAPS] A 24-year-old robber has been arrested in a house robbery this morning in Mamelodi East. A Police reflector jacket, two Samsung plasma TV's, vehicle registration plates and a submachine gun were recovered.

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‘I Cannot Forgive Them’ – Mother of Coffin Assault Victim

[News24Wire] “I cannot forgive them because they failed to have mercy on my child when they forced him into the coffin,” said Lonia Mlotshwa, shortly after her son’s attackers were sentenced to jail.

[News24Wire] "I cannot forgive them because they failed to have mercy on my child when they forced him into the coffin," said Lonia Mlotshwa, shortly after her son's attackers were sentenced to jail.

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Dobson Wants ‘Copy and Paste’ From Du Preez

[News24Wire] Western Province coach John Dobson wants a ‘copy and paste’ performance from his flyhalf Robert du Preez in Saturday’s Currie Cup final against the Sharks in Durban.

[News24Wire] Western Province coach John Dobson wants a 'copy and paste' performance from his flyhalf Robert du Preez in Saturday's Currie Cup final against the Sharks in Durban.

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Shooting Incident in Scottsdene, Kraaifontein Under Investigation

[SAPS] Western Cape: The circumstances surrounding the shooting incident yesterday morning at around 10:00 in Park Avenue, Scottsdene in Kraaifontein, which left a 25 year old man fatally wounded, and three other males, aged 17, wounded are under polic…

[SAPS] Western Cape: The circumstances surrounding the shooting incident yesterday morning at around 10:00 in Park Avenue, Scottsdene in Kraaifontein, which left a 25 year old man fatally wounded, and three other males, aged 17, wounded are under police investigation. We would like to place on record that no other shooting incident occurred in Kraaifontein yesterday, and social media reports of six people killed in the area is refuted by SAPS. We are aware of video footage being circulated on social media platfor

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Brown ‘Excited and Nervous’ Over Blitzboks Return

[News24Wire] Springbok Sevens veteran and former Blitzboks captain, Kyle Brown , admitted some excitement and nerves as he prepares to return to the playing field after ten months.

[News24Wire] Springbok Sevens veteran and former Blitzboks captain, Kyle Brown , admitted some excitement and nerves as he prepares to return to the playing field after ten months.

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Twelve Firearms Recovered in Just Three Days

[SAPS] The KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa praised the members who worked in dangerous and mountainous areas with the aim of rooting out criminals and recover illegal firearms. “I would also like to thank the mem…

[SAPS] The KwaZulu-Natal Acting Provincial Commissioner, Major General Bheki Langa praised the members who worked in dangerous and mountainous areas with the aim of rooting out criminals and recover illegal firearms. "I would also like to thank the members of the police air-wing and everyone who gave a great support during the operation. These operations will continue throughout the KZN province," he said.

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