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City of Joburg’s IT nerve centre sabotaged: Mashaba
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 21:04:00 +0100
Joburg Mayor Hermna Mashaba said the theft of copper cable worth R2m from the City's data centre is a bid to sabotage its security and growth.
© Cape Times
#ANCNEC: Court cases won't halt elective conference, says Mantashe
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 20:52:00 +0100
Gwede Mantashe has warned that the ANC intends to deal swiftly with court cases once and for all ahead of its 54th national elective conference.
© Cape Times
Two dead as taxi rolls down embankment in Durban
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:50:00 +0100
Two men were killed when the minibus taxi they were travelling in left the road and rolled down an embankment off the M7 eastbound in Pinetown.
© Cape Times
Five nabbed with abalone and equipment worth R3.5 million
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:45:00 +0100
Cape Town police officers arrested five people and seized abalone and processing equipment worth about R3.5 million rand at a house in Mfuleni.
© Cape Times
Boy's death sparks call for army to accompany medics in 'red zones'
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:38:00 +0100
A new safety plan for Cape Town’s EMS medics has been devised in the wake of an ambulance carrying a critically injured child being ambushed.
© Cape Times
JMPD's ‘Fantam’ payment woes
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 14:27:00 +0100
An autobody shop is owed nearly half-a-million rand by the City of Joburg and the metro police department who have not paid them for three months.
© Cape Times
Serial rapist already serving six life terms handed 210 year sentence
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:42:00 +0100
Charles Mthethwa is unlikely to ever walk the streets again, as he is already serving six life terms for a series of other rapes and a murder.
© Cape Times
Parents want justice for little Michael's pit toilet death
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:34:00 +0100
Michael Komape’s parents will head to court this week to seek justice for the Grade 1 learner who died after falling into a pit toilet at school.
© Cape Times
Woman found dead in cupboard
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 13:00:00 +0100
Her body was found hanging in a clothing cupboard.
© Cape Times
Channel the anger in a plan to tackle ills of country
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 12:30:00 +0100
It is not good enough to say you are angry about something. You must think about ways in which you can help to fix what is making you angry.
© Cape Times
Suspect in deputy minister's kidnap case sent to wrong prison
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 12:02:00 +0100
The case against four men accused of hijacking and kidnapping deputy minister of justice was postponed after one of them was taken to the wrong prison
© Cape Times
WATCH: Mast light tragedy must never be repeated: Makhura
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:57:00 +0100
The Gauteng premier told mourners that collective action is needed to ensure that incidents like the Soshanguve mast light collapse are never repeated
© Cape Times
Shock report warns of heat risks in Joburg, Cape Town and Durban
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:16:00 +0100
People over 65 living in these cities face a “significant increase in mortality” from increased daily ambient apparent temperature, a new report found
© Cape Times
Sparks fly at 100% ban on smoking plan
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:06:00 +0100
The health ministry's controversial anti-smoking plans under fire from activists who claim it is an attack on the personal freedom of citizens.
© Cape Times
Treasury gave Gauteng Roads two R2bn bailouts in 2 years
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:56:00 +0100
Treasury gave the Gauteng Department of Roads a bailout of almost R2 billion, despite it failing to account for travel claims by 34 bus companies.
© Cape Times
SA politicians 'like headless chickens'
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:40:00 +0100
Former statistician-general Pali Lehohla says politicians ignore statistics which could help SA pull itself out of its social and economic quagmire.
© Cape Times
Drama over Jacques Pauw's book reads like a Bond novel
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:30:00 +0100
The SSA, in its unwitting role as Pauw’s publicists, has chosen to further boost sales of the book by opening a criminal case against him.
© Cape Times
WATCH: Dark side of skin lightening products
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:25:00 +0100
The love/hate relationship women have with skin products forms the foundation of a poignant locally produced documentary, A Gentle Magic.
© Cape Times
Girl, 2, to undergo surgery after being shot in the face
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:17:00 +0100
Jaylin Alexander was injured during a drive-by shooting in Elsies River
© Cape Times
Van Breda trial: Big questions left hanging
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:11:00 +0100
Judge Siraj Desai asked some probing questions of the triple murder accused
© Cape Times
Durban on board as classic Monopoly gets a local spin
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 10:00:00 +0100
In the Durban edition of the game you can buy Moses Mabhida Stadium or the Umgeni River Bird Park, enjoy a bunny chow or take a ricksha ride.
© Cape Times
Appeal to kidnappers to release ailing victim after 101-day ordeal
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:51:00 +0100
The family of elderly businessman Omar Carrim, who was snatched more than three months ago, have appealed to his kidnappers to release him.
© Cape Times
Seven injured in bus crash in Durban
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:18:00 +0100
Seven people were injured when the driver of the bus they were travelling in lost control of the vehicle in the early hours of Saturday morning..
© Cape Times
We'll rally behind Jacques Pauw - public
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 09:15:00 +0100
Offers pour in to help with legal fees as rumours intensify that the author is set to be arrested.
© Cape Times
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