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Men convicted and sentenced to 25 years for murder by KZN court

DURBAN, July 24  – The Mtunzini High Court in KwaZulu-Natal has convicted and sentenced two men to 25 years imprisonment for murder, police said on Monday. Police spokesperson, Colonel Thembeka Mbhele, said Malusi Mdlalose, 28, and Bonginkosi Ngobese, 49, were convicted and sentenced for the kidnapping and murder of Maxwell Thandanani Skhakhane ,56. “Mdlalose was sentenced to 25 […]

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SA to probe data costs as a hindrance to small business – Gigaba

PRETORIA, July 24  – Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Monday said the South African government want ED to probe the cost of data and its limitations to doing business in the country, particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises. “We believe that further reforms in the telecommunications sector would be supportive of entrepreneurs and small businesses through reduction […]

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Eight die on Western Cape roads

CAPE TOWN, JULY 24 – Eight people died during the weekend in road crashes the Western Cape Provincial Traffic Services said on Monday The fatalities included three drivers, four pedestrians, and one passenger. During the same period as many as 32 motorists were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. “12 motorists were arrested […]

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Amakhosi’s pre-season continues with 1-1 draw against Botswana’s Rollers

JOHANNESBURG, July 24 – Amakhosi’s pre-season continued with a 1-1 draw against Botswana’s Township Rollers on Saturday afternoon. The match was played in front of a sizeable and passionate crowd at the Francistown Sport Complex in Francistown, Botswana. As often happens with pre-season matches, the game started at an exhibition pace with some exciting play from both […]

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Court denies further postponements in sentencing of model agency boss

JOHANNESBURG, July 24 – The South Gauteng High Court on Monday denied an application for a further postponement of the presentencing proceedings of Kempton Park model agency boss Dawie de Villiers. “The court cannot find any justification for further postponement of the matter for obtaining the transcript,” Judge Cassim Moosa said during proceedings. The founder of […]

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One rhino poaching suspect shot dead, three arrested

JOHANNESBURG, July 24 – One rhino poaching suspect, who is a police constable, was shot dead and three others arrested following a high-speed chase and a shootout with police along the R22 in Hluhluwe, northern KwaZulu-Natal. Brigadier Vishnu Naidoo said the police anti-rhino poaching team, acting on information, tried to intercept a bakkie traveling from Melmoth to Hluhluwe, ostensibly to […]