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Little Tazne’s body found in Worcester

In a shocking turn of events, the body of a child, presumably that of the missing 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk, was found in a storm pipe outside Worcester on Wednesday night. Western Cape police confirmed that the suspect Moehydien Pangaker, 54, disclosed the body of the child to police. Pangaker[…]

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Farewell, Kruiedokter

It is with sadness that VOC has learnt of the passing of Cedric McNeil popularly known as ‘Die Kruiedokter’ from Worcester. Cedric, 69, died yesterday after suffering a stroke recently. Cedric was a herbal medicine enthusiast and had been selling herbs for years at his stall at the 7th Day[…]

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Suspect arrested in Tazne Van Wyk case

In a major breakthrough, Ravensmead SAPS have confirmed the arrest of Mohiden Pangaker, the suspect sought in connection with the kidnapping of 8-year-old Tazne Van Wyk from Elsies River. The 54-year-old was the last person seen with the little girl. The pair were spotted in a taxi en route to[…]

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D6 ground to be prepared for construction soon

Hundreds of restitution claimants have been assured by top officials that all levels of government were working together – and had adequate funding – to this year start creating a new District Six that would be well-designed, beautiful, sustainable and economically vibrant. The claimants, many of whom are elderly, gathered[…]

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Court backs City by-laws regarding refugees

In a highly anticipated ruling, a court has granted the City of Cape Town the permission to enforce its by-laws regarding around 700 refugees and asylum seekers at the Central Methodist Church in Cape Town. Stakeholders in the matter reappeared in Western Cape High Court on Monday, where Judge Daniel[…]

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