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Phahlane unaware of investigation into him

Acting National Police Commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane on Wednesday said he was never approached or informed of an investigation of defeating the ends of justice against him. “The acting national commissioner was shocked to learn through reports circulating in the media that the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) is …

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Four men back in court for Tokai rape and murder

Four men accused of raping and murdering 16-year-old Franziska Blochliger in the Tokai forest are expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. The teenager was raped and murdered in March this year. Accused number two, Jerome Moses, and accused number four Daniel Easter, were granted bail as …

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Reserve water supply released to counter crisis in Gauteng

The Department of Water and Sanitation said it will release reserve water supply on Monday from the Free State’s Sterkfontein Dam to boost the nearly empty Vaal Dam in Gauteng. “The plan is to release water before the Vaal Dam drops below 25% depending on the rate that the dam …

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Reserve water supply released to counter crisis in Gauteng

The Department of Water and Sanitation said it will release reserve water supply on Monday from the Free State’s Sterkfontein Dam to boost the nearly empty Vaal Dam in Gauteng. “The plan is to release water before the Vaal Dam drops below 25% depending on the rate that the dam …

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Laptop thief at Witriviers School library

Laptop thief caught on camera during school parent’s evening The suspect can be seen grabbing a laptop with a charger and exiting the library.  The laptop was stolen from Laerskool Witrivier’s library during a recent father and daughter evening The school has urged members of the public to assist in …

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