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Kuga owners upset at ‘lack of courtesy’

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The misery continues, say Ford Kuga owners, as dealerships have failed to provide courtesy vehicles to several of them on time. After recalling more than 4500 Kuga Ecoboost 1.6-litre models earlier in January, owners have expressed their frustration at having to wait up to seven days to receive courtesy cars. ...

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De Lille resigns as Western Cape DA leader

Mayor Patricia de Lille    Photo: Tracey Adams

Mayor Patricia de Lille has resigned as the leader of the DA in the Western Cape. In her resignation letter addressed to party leader Mmusi Maimane, De Lille said she wished to thank him for his support. De Lille said she wanted to focus on her role as mayor and ...

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Caregiver who assaulted elderly woman found guilty

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Former Lily Kirchmann caregiver Ncediswa Mkenkcele has been found guilty on all five counts relating to the horrific beating of 84-year-old Hope Shepherd. The ruling was made a short while ago in the regional court of the East London Magistrate’s Court. Mkenkcele was on trial for the January and February ...

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Tragic end to vicious prank

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A young Port Elizabeth schoolboy was severely injured at the weekend when a firecracker exploded in his face after it was offered to him by three young men as a “cigarette” and then lit. The three brothers from Summerstrand – the sons of a police colonel, all in their 20s ...

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‘Drug pusher’ busted with heroin in her va_gina

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Police say an alleged drug pusher has been caught red-handed with heroin in her va_gina. The 34-year-old woman was nabbed with 17 units of the drug shoved up her private parts. Members of the Philippi Police Station, headed by station commander Colonel Dennis Ables, carried out an operation at 6am ...

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Death toll rises to 16 in N1 crash

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Sixteen people have died after in an horrific accident involving a taxi and a bakkie on the N1 near Hammankraal, north of Pretoria. A taxi and a bakkie collided yesterday evening – killing six children and 10 adults. Authorities are investigating the cause of the crash. Netcare 911 medics say ...

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