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Bikers robbed at gunpoint

A warning has been circulating on social media about motorbikers being robbed at the William Nicol off-ramp on the N1 North.

The warning states that bikers are being “robbed at red robots by armed men”.

In the most recent incident, … Read the rest


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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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SA heading for internet censorship

The Film and Publication Board (FPB) has refuted rumours that its Draft Online Regulation Policy will censor internet usage in South Africa.

It says the proposed regulations are to ensure that commercial media distributions do not publish or promote illegal … Read the rest



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Violence in Baltimore spikes

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called the Baltimore’s recent spike in violence “disheartening” Thursday as police work to address a dramatic increase in homicides and nonfatal shootings in the black American city.

“It’s extremely frustrating,” the mayor told reporters at a news … Read the rest



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Violence erupts in Burundi

The UN Security Council has echoed calls by the Secretary General urging all parties in Burundi to refrain from acts of violence and intimidation as tempers flare over a decision that will see President Pierre Nkurunziza seeking a third term.… Read the rest




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Fresh xenophobic attacks haunt Joburg CBD

Foreigners sought refuge at the Primrose police station on Wednesday night saying they were terrified, Gauteng police confirmed.

Attacks and vehicle stonings marked fresh xenophobic violence in Johannesburg.

“The group of [20] foreign nationals went to the police station saying … Read the rest