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Opposition MPs renew call for death penalty

It seems opposition MPs don’t want to let go of calls for the reinstatement of the death penalty. They say stronger deterrents are needed to help stem the tide on violence. Lawmakers engaged in a heated debate on the matter in the National Assembly on Thursday at the request of the[…]

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Cape tennis player ranked in world’s top 20

Capetonians have yet another reason to be proud, and this time of a 16-year-old. Cape Town-based tennis player Kholo Montsi has not only finished the 2019 tennis season as both South Africa and Africa’s top-ranked junior boys player, but also landed himself under the Top 20 Junior boys in world tennis. Kholo[…]

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Ramaphosa urges SAA, unions to seek solutions

President Cyril Ramaphosa has called on South African Airways (SAA) management and unions to urgently seek solutions to their labour dispute. SAA has cancelled nearly all domestic, regional and international flights on Friday and on Saturday following an announcement by the South African Cabin Crew Association and the National Union of Metalworkers[…]

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Relative arrested for Jesse Hess’s rape and murder

The main suspect in the murder of Jesse Hess and her Grandfather, alleged to be a cousin, was found and apprehended in Struisbaai in the Overberg on Wednesday 13 November 2019, after raping a 16-year-old girl in Hanover Park just two days earlier. SAPS Captain FC Van Wyk said: “Kindly[…]

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SAA cancelling flights is self-sabotage: SACCA

The South African Cabin Crew Association (SACCA) has described as self-sabotage SAA’s decision to cancel all its domestic, regional and international flights scheduled for Friday and Saturday. The cancellations come amid an announcement by SACCA and NUMSA that their members will embark on industrial action Friday morning over a wage[…]

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