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Consumer commission timeshare hearings move to NCape, FState

JOHANNESBURG, September 11 – The National Consumer Commission (NCC) will host public hearings in Kimberley and Bloemfontein this week to hear oral testimonies from consumers who are aggrieved about holiday club products and services. The NCC has launched a nation-wide inquiry into the holiday ownership “timeshare” industry to address what has become long-standing consumer issues […]

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Four arrested for burglary, possession of stolen property in Bloemfontein

BLOEMFONTEIN, August 12 – Four people have been arrested in connection with a recent spate of housebreakings and possession of suspected stolen goods in Bloemfontein, Free State police said. The rise in housebreaking incidents reported in the Navalsig area in Bloemfontein led to police conducting an intense stop and search and operation receiving positive information, […]

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Four arrested for Free State mob justice killing, and six for separate gang killing

BLOEMFONTEIN, July 23 – Police in Bloemfontein have arrested 10 people in connection with two incidents, one of mob justice and the other gang-related, in which two alleged gangsters died, Free State police said on Sunday. Free State police commissioner Lt-Gen Lebeona Tsumane had instructed the provincial trio crimes task team dealing with issues relating […]

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Department of Public Works official nabbed for R1.4 million fraud

JOHANNESBURG, July 13 (ANA) – The Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation (Hawks) on Thursday said its serious corruption unit had arrested a 36-year-old Department of Public Works official for allegedly colluding with a service provider defraud the government of R1.4 million. “It is alleged that the suspect colluded with the service provider and defrauded the Department of […]