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Brazilian national entering SA caught with cocaine wrapped around his body

A Brazilian national appeared in the Kempton Park Magistrates Court in Gauteng after attempting to smuggle drugs at the O R Tambo International Airport. Risclift Tadue Ramos, 36, was caught with a consignment of 4kg cocaine concealed in
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23 Jul 2024

17-year-old Gauteng girl arrested after video of her 'firing shots' at a cemetery goes viral

A 17-year-old girl was arrested over the weekend for allegedly discharging a firearm at a cemetery in Gauteng . Police said she was arrested by the Gauteng Anti-Gang Unit and was thereafter taken to Walter Sisulu Juvenile centre.
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23 Jul 2024

Suspects in R252m cocaine bust to appear in court

Two men appeared in the Riversdale Magistrates Court on Monday after a significant drug bust in Stilbaai, where authorities seized cocaine valued at R252 million. On Friday, July 19, Stillbaai police intercepted a Toyota Pajero towing a
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23 Jul 2024

Two men found guilty of killing EFF councillor Koketso Mojatau during hijacking

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg found two men guilty of the murder of Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) councillor Koketso Mojatau . Mojatau, 42, and his friend, Siboniso Sokhele, were victims of hijacking in April 2023.
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23 Jul 2024

Husband sells house without informing wife, leaves family destitute

A Mamelodi woman is fighting to save her home after her estranged husband sold it without her knowledge and left her and their children in a dire position. Mokoto Nkoane told the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria that she only learned
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22 Jul 2024

Eastern Cape unemployment rate highest in SA, province enters technical recession

Eastern Cape has officially entered a technical recession. The provinces economy is in recession after contracting for the third consecutive quarter. A report released by the Eastern Cape Socio-Economic Consultative Council (ECSECC ) ear
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22 Jul 2024

Judge Makhubele is an unsatisfactory witness: Evidence leader

Evidence leader Adv. Dorian Paver has labelled suspended Gauteng Judge Tinstwalo Nana Makhubele as an unsatisfactory witness in the probe looking into her alleged misconduct. The probe follows allegations of gross misconduct on the part
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22 Jul 2024

Gauteng High Density Operation leads to over 1,000 arrests

In an effort to stop crime, the Gauteng provincial commissioner, Lieutenant General Tommy Mthombeni, recently led a successful High Density Operation across all districts in Gauteng. In a police statement, Colonel Noxolo Kweza said this
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22 Jul 2024

Suspects in R252m cocaine bust to appear in court

Two men are set to appear in the Riversdale Magistrates Court today after a significant drug bust in Stilbaai, where authorities seized cocaine valued at R252 million. On Friday, July 19, Still Bay police intercepted a Toyota Pajero towi
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22 Jul 2024

Cops called to explain after suspects allegedly 'turn into cats', escape custody

If you thought Thabo Besters prison escape was one for the record books, heres another shocker! Gauteng police are probing probably the strangest case in a while, after suspects allegedly turned into cats and simply slinked out the cell.
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22 Jul 2024

Judge Makhubeles tribunal resumes

The Judicial Conduct Tribunal is today expected to reconvene for hearings in a probe against suspended Judge of the Gauteng High Court, Tintswalo Nana Makhubele. The probe follows allegations of gross misconduct on the part of the Judge
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22 Jul 2024

ActionSAs change of heart on working with the ANC not surprising

ActionSAs change of heart in working with the ANC does not come as a surprise. At least, that is according to political analyst, Dr Levy Ndou, following recent remarks by the party leader, Herman Mashaba that he was talking to the ANC about the p
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22 Jul 2024