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Laptop thief at Witriviers School library

3 weeks ago Joburg, South Africa 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 eveningThe school has urged members of …

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3 critical, several others injured in Carletonville crash

3 critical, several others injured in Carletonville crash – photo ER24 3 weeks ago Joburg, South Africa 12 people were injured in an early morning crash between a car and a taxi in Station Street, Carletonville. ER24 as well as other services attended to the incident and found both vehicles …

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Cassper Nyovest to perform at Maftown Heights

The annual hip hop festival is beefing its already impressive line up.  On Monday the organisers of Maftown Heights announced Cassper Nyovest is the latest star to hit its stage. Cassper is fresh off filling up Orlando Stadium and having him on the roster will surely pull the crowds. It …

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Power failure cuts short Top Billing culpable homcide case

The trial of motorist Preshalin Naidoo, who was involved in a car crash in which Top Billing presenter Simba Mhere and his friend Kady-Shay O’Brien were killed, was postponed on Wednesday due to a power failure at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court. State prosecutor, Dinesh Nandkissor, explained to magistrate David Mahango …

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Driver killed in Vaal head-on collision

A driver died after a truck and a light motor vehicle collided head on along the R59 between Vaal River and Vaalpark during the early hours of Wednesday morning, ER24 Spokesperson Werner Vermaak said. When paramedics arrived shortly before 1am they found the damaged truck and the wreck of the …

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Patrick Wisani, former ANCYL leader in court for murder

Former African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) leader Patrick Wisani is expected to appear in the South Gauteng High Court sitting in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court where he is on trial for allegedly murdering his girlfriend in 2015. Wisani is being tried for the murder of his girlfriend, Nosipho Mandleleni, …

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Rhodes Park murder, rape case back in court

The rape and murder trial of three men, suspected of being part of a gang that attacked two couples in Rhodes Park, will continue in the high court sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. The state alleges that the gang armed with a gun and a knife, …

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#FeesMustFall protesters arrested at Wits

Two students were arrested overnight after several buildings at the Witwatersrand University (Wits) were pelted with rocks, with windows broken and some of the buildings damaged, the institution said on Friday. “Some buildings were flooded after protesting students left taps open. They tried to start fires at three buildings, the …

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