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Man electrocuted while repairing transformers in Vereeniging

JOHANNESBURG, July 21 – A man died on Friday morning, when he was electrocuted on Jakkalsrand Road in Langerand near Vereeniging, paramedics said. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said that paramedics arrived on the scene at around 10am. “Upon inspection, paramedics found the man lying in the middle of the road, his colleagues performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR […]

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Political killings commission visits Glebelands Hostel

DURBAN, July 21 – uMlazi’s notorious Glebelands Hostel was the scene of an on-site visit by the Moerane Commission investigating political killings in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday afternoon. Commission chairman Marumo Moerane, professor Cheryl Potgieter and advocate Vasu Gounden inspected three blocks during the two-hour visit, accompanied by dozens of journalists and police officers. Moerane told journalists that […]

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Sars busts 26kg of cocaine worth over R7 million at OR Tambo airport

JOHANNESBURG, July 21 – The South African Revenue Services (Sars) on Friday, said customs officials and drug detector dogs at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg intercepted 26kg of cocaine cosmetics estimated at around R7.4 million from Sao Paolo, Brazil, in transit to the Democratic Republic of Congo. “The shipment of narcotics was discovered when […]

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Generations omnibus sacked for explicit content

JOHANNESBURG, July 21  – SABC 1 made a decision on Friday to pull Generations – The Legacy Omnibus for this week’s viewing due to explicit content that was shown on the episodes. South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) spokesperson Kaizer Kganyago said a complaint was received by the public broadcaster, which prompted the cancellation of the scheduled screening […]