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Staff and customers held up in MTN store

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It was a close call for staff at a cellphone network shop at a popular Cape Flats mall as armed men stormed the store and robbed them. The MTN store in Vangate Mall, Athlone, was hit by four men on Tuesday evening, shortly before closing time at 7pm. Police say ...

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‘We took drugs, killed baby and 2 cousins’

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Two young men who killed their female cousins and drowned a seven-month-old baby in a tub of boiling water have pleaded guilty to their crimes. Eighteen-year-old Ben Ramokgatla, who was 17 at the time, and his 22-year-old co-accused, Mthunzi Ramokgatla, appeared in the high court sitting in Palm Ridge on ...

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Toddler shot dead in his mother’s arms

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A two-year-old boy died tragically when he was hit by a stray gang bullet while in his mother’s arms. The bullet that killed little Braydon first went through his mother, Rostan Graff’s, arm before entering the little boy’s chest. Braydon Graaff’s mother says he was “a sweet, innocent child who ...

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Paraglider crash lands, escapes injury

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A paraglider crash landed from a height of about 40 meters in Wilderness, George area, earlier today. ER24 and other services attended to the incident. They hiked to where the man was spotted and walked him back down. Upon assessment it was found that he was lucky to escape injury. ...

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Aborted foetuses discovered in freezer

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A botched abortion led to the discovery of dozens of aborted foetuses, and body parts, stored in plastic bags in a chest freezer at the practice of a deregistered Pretoria doctor. Also seized by the police was hospital theatre medication, including anaesthetic. The discovery has shone a light on illegal ...

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