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Man sentenced to life for rape of niece, 12

JOHANNESBURG, July 10 – A 41-year-old man was sentenced to life imprisonment for the rape of his 12-year-old niece, Johannesburg police said on Monday. Police spokesperson, Captain Xoli Mbele, said the man was found guilty and sentenced on Friday by Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court after being arrested for rape at Mayfair on February 11. According to the police statement, the man […]

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NPA offices in Pretoria burgled

PRETORIA, July 10 – The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) on Monday confirmed the offices of the director of public prosecutions for Gauteng North in Pretoria was burgled. “They broke into two offices on the second floor which are diagonally opposite each other. They stole two computers,” said Luvuyo Mfaku, NPA spokesman. The police are investigating. […]

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Operations at South32’s Appin colliery still suspended

JOHANNESBURG, July 10 – Diversified metals and mining company, South32, said on Monday that underground operations at the Appin colliery, which forms part of its broader Illawarra Metallurgical Coal operation, remained suspended. This comes after elevated gas concentrations were recorded at Area 7 of South32’s Appin mine in the southern coalfields of New South Wales, Australia, forcing the company […]

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Abey Mokgwatsane appointed Vodacom brand marketing and communications executive

JOHANNESBURG, July 10 – Vodacom Group on Monday appointed marketing and advertising trailblazer, Abey Mokgwatsane, as its new managing executive for brand marketing and communications. Mokgwatsane has been the chief executive of Ogilvy South Africa since January 2012, one of the country’s leading advertising agencies. He is taking over from Mzamo Masito who joined Vodacom in May 2013. Vodacom chief […]