OR Tambo

OR Tambo heist suspects back in dock

Three men allegedly involved in the multi-million rand OR Tambo International Airport heist are expected to appear in the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday for their bail application. Simon Thlokwane, France Manaka, 26, and Philokuhle Ntanzi, 30, face charges of robbery with aggravating circumstances. Netwerk24 reported that the court granted[…]

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Inside job for OR Tambo heist not ruled out – Hawks

Police have not ruled out the possibility that the heist at OR Tambo International Airport on Tuesday evening was an inside job, Hawks spokesperson Brigadier Hangwani Mulaudzi told News24 on Wednesday. “We can’t rule out anything. Please give us time to investigate. We still have to meet with Airports Company[…]

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OR Tambo also faced problems with ANC – Zuma

Former ANC president Oliver Reginald Tambo also faced problems in the ANC, including lobbying to get rid of him, President Jacob Zuma said on Thursday. Tambo was never obsessed with himself or his position, was humble and greeted everyone by name, Zuma said a wreath-laying ceremony in honour of Tambo[…]

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“ANC can learn from OR Tambo”

President Jacob Zuma will be leading a wreath laying ceremony in memory of the late ANC President, Oliver Reginald Tambo, and his wife, Dr Adelaide Tambo on Thursday. 2016’s ceremony is themed “Celebrating the life, times and legacy of OR Tambo, 99 years and counting towards the centenary”. This year’s[…]

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R9 million cocaine bust at OR Tambo Airport

Customs officials and the detector dog unit intercepted 30kg of cocaine valued at R9 million at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International on Monday afternoon‚ the South African Revenue Service says. “The tagless black bag arrived on a flight from Sao Paolo‚ arousing a lot of suspicious activity around it‚” Sars said[…]

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Tik worth R7,5m seized at OR Tambo

The latest drug bust at OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg netted 25kg of tik (crystal methamphetamine) valued at R7.5-million on Friday night. South African Revenue Service customs officials made the seizure during an inspection of a flight from Cotonou in Benin‚ West Africa. “All unaccompanied bags were escorted to[…]

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Emergency landing at OR Tambo

No one was injured when a British Airways plane was left stranded on a runway at OR Tambo International Airport following a crash landing on Monday, operator Comair said. “British Airways’ (operated by Comair) BA6234, a 10:35 departure from Port Elizabeth, with six crew and 94 passengers on board, was[…]

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Rolene arrives to hero’s welcome

Miss World 2014 Rolene Strauss on Saturday walked out of the arrivals terminal of OR Tambo International Airport to loud cheers, whistles and ululation as South Africans welcomed her home. Dressed in a blue and white floral print dress — that matched her pageant crown and sash — she waved[…]

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