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  1. Three CIT heist suspects killed in shootout with Mpumalanga police

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    The scene where a shootout and a high-speed chase ensued between police and the suspects. Image: Twitter/@Abramjee <h2 class="single-exce... See full details

  2. Makhura says there’s ‘no turning back’ on e-toll scrapping

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    The sun sets over an e-toll gantry on the N1 highway near Randburg, 16 September 2014. Picture: Michel Bega The premier says he i... See full details

  3. Police leave mourning Westdene mothers in the cold after toddlers die at crèche

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    :&nbsp; Mourning Westdene mothers Antoinette Assegaai and Fanu... See full details

  4. DA calls for tougher action on SA’s failing SOEs

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    The opposition party says some should be dissolved, with others partly or fully privatised. The Democratic Alliance (DA) has called for a full-scale review of failing and debt-ridden state-owned entities (SOEs), which have cumulative losses amounting to almost R100 billion according to National Treasury&rsquo;s 2019 Consolidated Fin... See full details

  5. PARAMEDICS UNDER SIEGE

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    &lsquo;We are shocked, deeply disappointed by the escalating attacks across the country&rsquo; PARAMEDICS have been described as &ldquo;sitting ducks&rdquo; following a wave of violent attacks on emergency services personnel across the country in recent weeks. The South African Emergency Personnel&rsquo;s Union... See full details

  6. Mpati must act – union

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    AS THE Commission of Inquiry into Allegations of Impropriety at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) resumes this week, the Public Servants Association (PSA) says it expects retired Judge Lex Mpati and his team to deal with its list of grievances. The public service trade union, representing up to 240 000 members and ... See full details

  7. Lesson in violence and results

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    VIOLENCE IN schools might be because learners are unaware of the serious consequences of committing crime. With this belief, NGO Safer SA Foundation is going into schools to educate learners about the consequences of violence. The organisation is working with schools in an effort to curb increasing levels of violence. Its chief executive Riah Phiyega said it was a system... See full details

  8. Landlords may not disconnect power

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    WE HAVE found ourselves in a situation and fallen behind on rental payments. The landlord has cut off electricity supply to the property even though it&rsquo;s a pre-paid meter. According to Section 16 of the Rental Housing Act of 1999 any unlawful person who disconnects the power supply is guilty of a criminal o... See full details

  9. Concourt reinstates fired workers at last

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    THE Constitutional Court has ordered the reinstatement of more than 60 KwaZulu-Natal workers who were fired seven years ago, following a violent strike at a Dunlop plant in 2012. The violence involved setting alight the homes of a manager and foreman, damaging several vehicles belonging to staff and visitors, stone-throw... See full details

  10. Sectors’ role in state capture

    Date: 01 Jul 2019
    THE Helen Suzman Foundation says new regulations must be applied to the legal, accounting, management and consulting sectors in order to avoid capturing of the state in future. The foundation said these four sectors played a prominent role in the capturing of the state and sadly some of the role players have not been properly punished for their dirty role. In four papers dealing... See full details

  11. Lesedi municipal manager assigned bodyguards after death threats

    Date: 29 Jun 2019
    The Lesedi Municipality offices have reportedly been closed for five weeks at the behest of armed men who are in search of the Municipal Manager. The constant demand to see the acting Municipal Manager of Lesedi Municipality in Sedibeng District Gugu Thimane by a group of heavily armed men who keep storming the municipal offices has... See full details

  12. ‘Bogus’ Hawks officer in court

    Date: 29 Jun 2019
    Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi said inside connections were needed for this type of crime to be carried out successfully. Lazarus Mabotja, 40, appeared in the Bronkhorspruit Magistrate&rsqu... See full details

  13. Vicky Momberg’s last chance to evade jail lies in SCA

    Date: 29 Jun 2019
    Convicted racist Vicky Momberg appears in the Randburg Magistrate's Court, Johannesburg on 11 A... See full details

  14. Woman scammed of R1m

    Date: 29 Jun 2019
    Two cryptocurrency fraud victims are urging others to come forward TWO professional women caught in a sophisticated online cryptocurrency and forex trading scam have appealed for other victims to come forward and lay criminal charges. The first woman, an advocate who asked not to be named, said she had lost more than R1 million and... See full details

  15. Outcry over French couple linked to orphans

    Date: 29 Jun 2019
    A FRENCH couple convicted of charges linked to illegal adoption, transportation and fraud involving more than 100 African children is operating a family games cafe in the heart of Cape Town. Social media users on Reddit have expressed dismay and shock that Eric Breteau and his partner, Emilie Lelouch, who were nabbed in ... See full details

  16. Booysen’s former officers making ‘breakthroughs’

    Date: 29 Jun 2019
    FORMER Cato Manor crime busters are back at work and getting results. Yesterday, former KZN Directorate of Priority Crime Investigations Hawks head Johan Booysen said a number of his former officers had returned to the Durban Organised Crime Unit, while others had been redeployed to different units in Johannesburg and Ca... See full details

  17. War against drugs in Eldorado Park

    Date: 29 Jun 2019
    Suburb identified as notorious hotspot for drugs and substance abuse FROM Eldorado Park to Mitchells Plain and even Sandton and umhlanga, drugs are tearing families apart, permanently damaging the lives of the youth and even killing its users. The effects of drugs are widespread throughout South Africa, but Johannesburg is particul... See full details

  18. Mind games, blackmail, and SAA

    Date: 29 Jun 2019
    Dahwa&rsquo;s conscience stopped him signing FORMER acting SAA chief procurement officer Dr Masimba Dahwa yesterday revealed how the airline&rsquo;s ex-chairperson Dudu Myeni tried to blackmail him into awarding a lucrative contract without following proper procedures. <span id="artObjectWrap" class="art-object ar... See full details

  19. Calls to remove Mkhwebane escalate

    Date: 29 Jun 2019
    The ANC has called for restraint amid ongoing attacks and accusations against Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane. The ANC&rsquo;S call yesterday came after the SACP insisted on its stance that Parliament should continue to conduct an inquiry into the public protector&rsquo;s fitness to hold office. SACP second d... See full details

  20. FRAUDSTER HITS JEWISH COMMUNITY

    Date: 28 Jun 2019
    Fleeces 50 people out of R60m, flees to Israel A JOBURG accountant is facing allegations that he ran a ponzi scheme that fleeced more than R60 million in inheritances and savings from mainly members of the Jewish community. Police have confirmed that they are investigating the self-employed accountant, who is b... See full details

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