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Christmas Day abuse post goes viral

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“I have been beaten, cheated on and abused for the past two years by my husband. Women, love does not hurt and only God will complete you.” These were the words posted on Facebook on Christmas Day by the niece of Save South Africa leader and businessman Sipho Pityana. Yolo ...

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Hawks urge parents to monitor children using internet

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The Hawks says it is pleading with parents to pay close attention to what their children are exposed to on their smartphones. The Priority Crimes Investigation Directorate says apart from criminals using the internet for money laundering and other crimes, it is mostly disturbed by the rate at which children ...

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Thirteen killed in bus and taxi accident 

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Thirteen people were killed in a head-on collision between a bus and a minibus taxi on the N1 about 10km from Worcester early on Saturday morning, Western Cape paramedics said. Shortly before 5am, paramedics from ER24, Metro Emergency Services, and other local services arrived on the scene where they found ...

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Another Kuga catches fire

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While the National Consumer Commission says Ford SA has offered to carry out free safety inspections on all Kuga SUVs sold in South Africa, another report of a Kuga catching fire has been shared on social media. Sabelo Cele posted on Facebook this week that his Kuga caught alight while ...

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Elderly patient seen tied to chair in hospital

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elderly man was allegedly tied to a plastic chair and left in the passageway last Friday during his stay at Northdale Hospital. Balaram Jackpersad (64) was admitted to Northdale Hospital three weeks ago when an infection on his foot became gangrenous. Jackpersad, who is diabetic and has several other medical ...

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Naughty driver caught without fuel tank

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A Ficksburg truck driver was totally bemused when he received a traffic fine for “operating a motor vehicle without a fuel tank”. Japie Setosmi, 32, was on his way from Ficksburg to Harrismith at about 07:25 on December 12 when he was pulled over by traffic officials on the R26. ...

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