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Two Malmesbury farm robberies in 72 hours

A Malmesbury couple were allegedly tied up and robbed in the early hours of Monday morning, and one was left with a serious head injury. “According to information, the victim and his wife were sleeping when he heard a noise at the front door,” Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana, a spokesperson from[…]

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Petition to keep rock-thrower behind bars

The man who attacked a local woman with a rock while she was jogging on a walkway between St James and Muizenberg is currently being detained. The community, however, fears he may soon be released and has come together to petition against his bail. On August 4, a female jogger[…]

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Equality court to deliver judgment in Apartheid flag case

JOHANNESBURG – The equality court will on Tuesday deliver judgment in the ‘Apartheid flag’ case. The Nelson Mandela Foundation made an application to the court against the display of the old flag. It says the display constitutes hate speech, unfair discrimination and harassment based on race. WATCH: The NMF challenges displays of the apartheid[…]

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Court judgment on Arms Deal report expected on Wednesday

The High Court in Pretoria is expected to deliver judgment on an application to review and set aside the findings of the Seriti Commission of inquiry into the controversial Arms Deal on Wednesday morning. The application was brought by civil society organisations Corruption Watch and Right2Know Campaign. In April, the Presidency said it would[…]

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Here’s why Elon Musk wants to ‘nuke Mars’

Elon Musk took to Twitter last week, first tweeting just two words, “Nuke Mars” followed by another tweet that announced, “T-shirt soon.” A few hours after that, Musk shared a mock-up of a T-shirt with the phrase ‘NUKE MARS’ on the front. Another version of the shirt showed Mars’ gradual[…]

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Indonesia deploys troops to West Papua region as protests spread

Jakarta, Indonesia – Indonesia has deployed more troops to the restive West Papua, as demonstrations continue to spread to several communities in the region, with reports of injuries and more attacks that belie earlier assurances by the government that the unrest had been contained. President Joko Widodo’s top Security Minister, Wiranto, told reporters on[…]

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