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Learner allegedly stabbed to death over a cell phone at School

A 19-year old learner at Lerato Thando High School in Intabazwe, Harrismith in the Free State was allegedly stabbed to death by another learner (17) over a cell phone on Thursday, 28 October 2021. According to the SAPS, the victim went to a grade 11 class at the school where he found a group of...

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One person dead following plane crash in Pretoria East

According to emergency services, one person has died following plane crash at Bosckop in Pretoria east on Thursday, 28 October 2021. According to net care 911, upon arrival at the scene emergency personnel discovered the plane completely destroyed and the sole occupant, Male, pronounced dead on the scene. “Reports indicate that a single-engine light aircraft...

City of Tshwane executive mayor, Alderman Randall Williams, together with the MMC for Community safety, Alderwoman Karen Meyer, have launched a new satellite station
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City of Tshwane launch new TMPD satellite station

City of Tshwane executive mayor, Alderman Randall Williams, together with the MMC for Community safety, Alderwoman Karen Meyer, have launched a new satellite station for the Tshwane Metro Police Department in the Pretoria-CBD to assist with crime prevention on Monday, 25 October 2021. “The establishment of the satellite office came after our assessments indicated that...

Pro­pa­ganda
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TUT Stu­dents Shut Pro­pa­ganda pend­ing Chio­ta’s death

Tshwane Uni­ver­sity Of Tech­nol­ogy Stu­dents closed down Pro­pa­ganda de­mand­ing jus­tice for their fel­low stu­dent killed. It is al­leged that a Tshwane Uni­ver­sity of Tech­nol­ogy stu­dent Kamo­h­elo Skhwama Chiota pop­u­larly known as “Mr. Dam­age Con­trol” was shot and killed last night just out­side a well known restau­rant Pro­pa­ganda in Pre­to­ria CBD. The mo­tive be­hind his shoot­ing is un­known. Fel­low stu­dents...

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The School drop out rate in South Africa has increased.

The National Income Dynamics Study Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey (NIDS-CRAM) published a report estimating the student dropout rate at 650 000 to 750 000 students out of school. With children between the ages of 7 and 17 reported not to have been in school by May 2021, making it the highest figure in twenty years....

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Zuma expected to lay criminal charges against Billy Downer

Former president Jacob Zuma is expected to lay criminal charges against the lead prosecutor in his corruption trial on Thursday.The Jacob Zuma Foundation confirmed the plans on Wednesday. The charge is alleged to be linked to Zuma’s claim that Downer leaked information about his current state of health to the media, and so breaching of...

Lenasia
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Lenasia police foil Bank robbery

The South African Police Service released a statement on Tuesday, 19 October 2021, confirming the arrest of two men for an attempted bank robbery by police in Lenasia after four men entered a local bank in the area and held its employees at gun point demanding money. The SAPS revealed that one of the bank...

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The AA warns of ‘Catastrophic’ Massive month-end fuel price hike

The Automobile Association (AA) described the fuel price predictions for November as “catastrophic”. The AA says current predictions show petrol increasing by 99c/L while diesel and illuminating paraffin will increase by a massive R1.42/L. This will further drive inland prices to over R19.30/l for petrol while diesel will increase to R17/l. “The hikes in diesel...