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Michael Komape family still seeking justice after leave to appeal denied

POLOKWANE, June 5 – The Polokwane High Court on Tuesday dismissed the Komape family’s application for leave to appeal against his decision to grant them no compensation for the trauma they suffered when their five-year-old son  fell into a pit toilet and drowned in faeces at the Mahlodumela Primary School in Limpopo in 2014. The family is claiming R780,000 […]

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Senior Limpopo official and alleged rape victim withdraw complaints in court

JOHANNESBURG, June 4 – The rape case against prominent Limpopo government official was withdrawn in the Polokwane Magistrate’s Court, with the official also withdrawing the extortion charge he laid against the alleged rape victim. The two appeared in court on Monday. ”Both parties submitted withdrawal statements, so we are not pursuing the case. We cannot […]

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Tiger Brands says listeria strain found in food samples

JOHANNESBURG, April 26 – South African food giant Tiger Brands said late on Wednesday it had received confirmation of the presence of the LST6 listeria strain in samples taken from its Enterprise Polokwane processed meat facility. Tiger Brands in March recalled all products from its Enterprise facilities in Polokwane, Pretoria and Germiston after the health minister said […]