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SA’s hijacking hotspots revealed

Driving on South Africa’s roads these days might seem like an extreme sport. Vehicle safety company Tracker released data which assessed more than a million devices in cars across the country, over a year. If you live in Gauteng, listen up. Kensington, Arcadia and Eldorado Park are the hijacking hotspots[…]

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Undocumented children can access education: Home Affairs

Education advocacy organisation Equal Education has raised concerns over the number of undocumented children in South Africa being denied access to the South African schooling system. Globally, about one fourth of children younger than five have not had their births registered and, in sub-Saharan Africa, only 43% of births are[…]

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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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“We will do it again!”: G@tvol Capetonian

The leader of the controversial pressure group G@tvol Capetonian has accused the City of Cape Town of using “strong arm tactics” to silence the movement. Leader Fadiel Adams is facing criminal and civil charges after the #TotalShutdown protests organised for 8 August resulted in damage to public and private property[…]

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Minister Fritz heeds a call for heightened safety on Ubers

The Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, has called for heightened safety measures for transport services like Uber and Bolt, in Nyanga. Fritz further called on community members to report known criminals in aims to make the communities safer. “We cannot allow the booming e-hailing industry to be put under[…]

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