Police commended for swift action on Ngcobo police station killing

JOHANNESBURG – The police ministry has commended the police for their swift action following the Ngcobo police station killings saying the multi-disciplinary team cannot be faulted.

The police’s task team shot and killed seven armed suspects and arrested another 10.

They are suspected to be part of a cult.
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Attack On Elderly Man At Gulu Mouth – Near East London

An elderly gentleman who resides at Gulu went to Gulu Mouth this afternoon to simply look at the sea. He was attacked by three young thugs armed with bricks and knives. He fought back and stabbed one in the head. They stole his bakkie, his wallet and all his keys.

We suspect his left arm is broken (smashed by a brick) and he was also smashed on the head with a brick between 3-5 times. He has severe lacerations and is in terrible pain.
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Syndicate suspected behind increasing land grabs across Johannesburg city

The City of Johannesburg suspects that a syndicate is behind land grabs which are increasingly taking place across the city.

Johannesburg MMC for public safety Michael Sun told TimesLIVE on Wednesday that land invasions were taking place in a manner that was not meant to help destitute people who wanted to erect a shack for a place to stay.
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Cyril Ramaphosa – Reshuffle: Whose heads will roll?

President Cyril Ramaphosa is expected to announce a Cabinet reshuffle by next Friday amid growing calls to fire ministers implicated in state capture.

The ministers seen as being compromised or underperforming are Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, Water Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane, Co-operative Governance Minister Des van Rooyen,
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Bentley‚ Lamborghini‚ Maserati – where are the Gupta cars?

A trawl through the infamous leaked Gupta emails has unearthed an impressive and expensive collection of exotic cars that were registered to the family’s address in Saxonwold‚ Johannesburg.

A Bentley‚ Lamborghini and Maserati are among the vehicles linked to the address in correspondence contained in the leaked emails.
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Search for missing South African-British nationals deepens as traces of blood was found in car

Anti-terrorism cops and hostage negotiators are scrambling to piece together the last known movements of a missing Cape Town couple thought to have been abducted by acolytes of terror group Isis.

The couple left their last trace at a secluded bush lodge in the rolling hills of Zululand in northern KwaZulu-Natal. What befell them from the time their 4X4 made the arduous climb on a gravel road out of the valley is unknown.
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Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town: VAT hike pays for corruption

The Bishops of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa are concerned that citizens are effectively paying for the impact of corruption through a hike in Value-Added Tax (VAT).

The bishops expressed their “deep concern” at the hike by one percentage point to 15% announced in Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba’s “tough but hopeful” budget speech.
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Dodgy viennas send more than 400 Eastern Cape children to hospital

A food poisoning outbreak at an Eastern Cape school has seen 430 pupils rushed to hospital.

On Thursday‚ an additional 180 pupils were taken to the St Barnabas Hospital following the food poisoning spell that hit Ndamase Senior Secondary School in Ngqeleni.
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The 2018 Budget is there to fight corruption

Renewed vigour to tackle corruption head-on was palpable in National Treasury’s 2018 budget, tabled in parliament on Wednesday.

Deep-rooted and wide-spread corruption has become commonplace in the public sector under the leadership of former
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This is what Malusi has to say about the 2018 Budget

For the first time in 25 years, the South African government will hike up Value-Added Tax (VAT) in a bid to fund the gaping hole in the national budget.

With tax collection falling short by R48-billion, compounded by former president Jacob Zuma’s announcement of fee-free higher
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Port Elizabeth: Teenager ambushed, left for dead on the way to school

A teenage schoolgirl was ambushed, dragged into the bushes and left for dead while walking to Linkside High School on Wednesday morning (21/02/18).

The attack happened less than 1km from the school shortly after 8am – while the girl was running late for class.
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