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Violence errupts in PE

A number of cars have been burned and others have been stoned, as violent protest action resumed in Port Elizabeth on Thursday morning.

At least one person, a woman, was injured when she drove her car into a tree in … Read the rest


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Mother shot dead in her driveway

A case of murder has been opened following last night’s shooting where a white woman (36) was shot dead in her driveway in Esther Park.

The woman lived alone with her three children and full-time nanny.

According to Sebenza SAPS … Read the rest


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Violence rocks PE

Violent protests rocked Port Elizabeth’s northern areas on Monday.

On Monday areas – including Gelvandale and Bethelsdorp – were ablaze over the closure of 33 schools due to a lack of teachers.

Talks between angry residents, principals, the Eastern Cape … Read the rest


The World Food Programme is providing lifesaving assistance to more than 40,000 people in Bambari, Central African Republic (CAR). Photo: WFP/Daouda Guirou

UN condemns armed attacks on Main Supply Road of CAR

The United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic (CAR) today condemned a recent series of armed attacks perpetrated by rebel elements.

“The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) strongly condemns the marked … Read the rest


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One shot, bricks fly at ANC meeting

Bricks were thrown and a branch member was shot during a general meeting of a Limpopo ANC branch on Saturday.

The incident took place apparently because there were differing opinions on who should be nominated as treasurer after the position … Read the rest



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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