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Foreign national shot in Free State

A 34-year-old foreign businessman was shot dead at the Tseki shopping complex in QwaQwa in the Free State.

Police spokesperson Thandi Mbambo said the incident occurred on Wednesday evening.

She said at around 17:50 police received a report that a … Read the rest

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Call to abandon Christmas in SA

The South African Law Reform Commission wants a review of all religious holidays in the country.

Its argument is set out in a discussion paper that argues that equal weight should be considered for all religious holidays.

The commission said … Read the rest

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Bogus cops hijack motorist

A 37-year-old resident of Springs was hijacked Friday evening after he was pulled over by bogus black policeman at the corner of Springs Road and Denne Road, the Brakpan Herald reported.

The man was on his way home in his … Read the rest


Kenya is banking on water

Around the world people use bank machines to access cash: but in the Kenyan capital’s crowded slums, people now use similar machines to access an even more basic requirement — clean water.

In a bid to boost access to clean … Read the rest

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Trump drops ‘politically correct’ NBC

After NBC Universal severed its relationships with Donald Trump on Monday, the billionaire businessman and presidential candidate responded by invoking suspended “lying” NBC anchorman Brian Williams and threatening to meet NBC in court.

Trump issued a statement on the matter.… Read the rest