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Scholar patroller accused of molesting 87 schoolchildren back in Soweto court

JOHANNESBURG, November 1 – A 57-year-old scholar patroller, accused of sexually assaulting  87 learners at a primary school in Soweto, is expected to appear in the Protea Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. On October 25, the man abandoned his bail in court. Dennis Mabasa for the patroller told Magistrate Ronald Zakwe that he was instructed to abandon the […]

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South African gold miner Sibanye cuts over 3,000 jobs but fewer than planned

JOHANNESBURG, November 1 – South African gold miner Sibanye-Stillwater said on Wednesday it will cut more than 3,000 jobs at its loss-making Cooke and Beatrix West operations, far fewer than previously planned due to restructuring plans. Sibanye said about 2,025 employees will be retrenched and that an additional 1,350 have accepted voluntary redundancy. In August, Sibanye […]

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Nigerian televangelist back in court for human trafficking

JOHANNESBURG, November 1 –  A controversial Nigerian televangelist is expected to appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. The man, 22 charges related to contravention of the Sexual Offences Act‚ including two counts of rape. He also faces five additional charges of fraud and being in the country illegally. On September, he brought a bail application based […]