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HOUSING

Gauteng housing funds kasi real estate market

The Department of Human Settlement will be giving loans to residents with backyard shacks to build rooms for rentals
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ENYOBENI TAVERN

Enyobeni tavern owners ordered to pay R5 000 each or spend 100 days behind bars

The court said a formal inquest into the death of the 21 minors aged between 13 and 17 is still being probed
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TRIAL

Sex workers murder accused acquitted of one count of rape

All his other charges still stand with the judge ruling that the state has strong circumstantial evidence against him
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ELECTIONS

Ramaphosa announces general election date

The 29 May has been set as the day of general elections
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SCHOOL VIOLENCE

Scholar transport driver says learner who shot the principal pointed firearm at him and security

He recalls the shooting of the principal and how it looked like a movie as they chased the grade 6 perpetrator
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TRIAL

Sex workers murder accused wants some the charges dropped

The ruling on the application will be heard tomorrow
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COURT

Alleged sex workers serial killer targeted Zim women

The investigating officer revealed that a South African woman ,whose services were used by the accused, was never harmed
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SICKNESS

Agriculture Department warns of a new outbreak of African Swine Fever in pigs in WC

The department explained that it is a virus that affects pigs and cannot be transmitted to humans
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ILLEGAL MINING

Krugersdorp residents haunted by zama zamas again

Police say they will continue intensifying their operations in an attempt to root out zama zamas
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VIOLENCE

Westville prison stabbing incident lands 14 inmates in hospital

The Department has warned families and friends of inmates not to bring them contraband in the form of weapons
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SANDF

Military veterans Minister says SANDF troops don’t have the capacity to deal with rebels

This comes after two soldiers died and three injured during an attack
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CRIME STATS

Kidnappings on the rise

Police Minister revealed that most of the kidnappings came with a demand for a ransom
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COURT

Father of one of the mutilated Soweto boys says he cannot heal from his son’s murder

The father said should the couple arrested for the matter be released on bail, he will take matters into his own hands
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COURT

Soccer star’s warrant of arrest withdrawn by court

Thamsanqa Gabuza provided the court with a doctor’s note after missing his previous appearance
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ATTACK

Attack on SANDF soldiers in DRC claims two lives

SA troops were deployed to the DRC in December to support the government to restore peace and security
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THABO BESTER

Prisoner rights activist says sex, money and drug ring at Mangaung Prison not far-fetched

Thabo Bester allegedly ran the scheme where female prison wardens offered inmates sex for a fee
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COURT

Accused in Joburg building fire abandons bail

Families of those burnt beyond recognition want DNA results back so that they can bury their loved ones
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DRUGS

Teen among nine arrested in a drug lab bust

The police believe that the drug lab worth millions is operational on a factory scale producing a massive numbers of dru
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COURT

Grindr gang remanded in custody as their matter is postponed again

The victim was tied with a rope on his hands and feet and kept locked in a room while the gang demanded a R30K ransom
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SEX WORKERS

Alleged sex worker serial killer’s confession admitted as evidence

He testified that he was forced to confess after his father threatened to stop supporting him financially if he didn’t
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