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Six banking customers were killed in associated robbery incidents.
Consumers urged to use alternative methods of banking

Friday 25 July 2014 08:50

The South African Banking Risk Information Centre (Sabric) has called on consumers to use alternative methods of banking.

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Nkosi continues testimony in Krejcir trial

Friday 25 July 2014 06:50

State witness Doctor Nkosi will continue his testimony in the trial of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir and five co-accused in the High Court, sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court in Gauteng.

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Taegrin Morris died after he was dragged alongisde his mother's car in a hijacking attempt last weekend.
Taegrin Morris remembered in Reiger Park

Friday 25 July 2014 05:40

Hundreds of people attended the memorial service of four-year-old Taegrin Morris in Boksburg on the East Rand.

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Over 200 000 Numsa affiliated workers have been involved in a three week long strike.
Numsa members denied permission to march

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:51

Hundreds of National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) members, gathered in downtown Johannesburg, have been told that they do not have permission to march.

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Lonmin's security boss recounts how they escaped death

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:48

Lonmin's security boss, Dewald Louw, has told the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Pretoria that he and his colleague were on one occasion compelled to arm themselves.

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Defence in Krejcir’s trial has requested CCTV footage

Thursday 24 July 2014 12:39

The defence in the drug trial of Czech fugitive, Radovan Krejcir, has requested CCTV footage from the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court.

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‘Reiger Park residents still in shock’

Thursday 24 July 2014 11:27

Some of the Reiger Park residents are wondering whether they will ever be able to move past the horrific murder of four-year-old Taegrin Morris.  

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Lonmin security boss continues testimony at Marikana Inquiry

Thursday 24 July 2014 08:11

Lonmin security boss, Dewald Louw, will continue giving evidence at the Marikana Commission of Inquiry in Centurion on Thursday morning.

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Mamabolo aims to achieve objectives in his term

Thursday 24 July 2014 05:24

Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, Jacob Mamabolo, says he would like to achieve four objectives during his term that will significantly boost the province's economy.

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President Jacob Zuma was speaking during his budget vote in Parliament on Wednesday.
Zuma condemns hijacking incidents

Wednesday 23 July 2014 16:16

President Jacob Zuma has condemned the two incidents of hijacking involving children.

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The two officers, aged 38 and 40, were shot in the upper body and the hand respectively.
Two cops shot on the East Rand

Wednesday 23 July 2014 14:49

Two police constables were shot and wounded on Wednesday during a shoot-out with a group of men in Dawn Park.

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Thousands of EFF members staged a violent march to the legislature on Tuesday.
EFF charged for damaging Gauteng legislature

Wednesday 23 July 2014 14:24

Gauteng deputy speaker, Uhuru Moiloa, says the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) will be held accountable for damages incurred at the legislature after a violent protest on Tuesday.

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Khumalo back in hot seat at Krejcir trial

Wednesday 23 July 2014 05:25

Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's lawyer, Annelene van den Heever, will continue cross examining State witness Bhekizitha Khumalo in the High Court sitting in the Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court.

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Police increase reward for Reiger Park boy's killers

Tuesday 22 July 2014 19:13

Gauteng police have increased the reward to R100 000 for anyone who can help with information that will lead to the arrest of suspected hijackers in Reiger Park near Benoni.

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 The lawyer for the injured and arrested Marikana mineworkers ,advocate Dali Mpofu (R).
Mr X defends police

Tuesday 22 July 2014 12:34

The crucial witness known only as Mr X has come to the defence of the police.

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 Community members have threatened to burn the police station.
Police Minister urges community partnership in fighting crime

Tuesday 22 July 2014 08:30

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko says the recent hijacking incident in Reiger Park in Boksburg on Gauteng’s East Rand is extremely terrible.

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ANC calls for peaceful resolution to Israel-Palestine conflict

Tuesday 22 July 2014 08:00

The ANC in Gauteng will propose a motion at the sitting of the provincial legislature to observe a moment of silence in solidarity with the people of Palestine.

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27 striking workers to appear in court

Tuesday 22 July 2014 06:45

Twenty-seven striking workers will on Tuesday appear in the Germiston Magistrate's Court on Gauteng's East Rand.

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Angry residents gathered outside the Reiger Park police station in Johannesburg on Monday.
Reiger Park family seeks answers to hijacking

Tuesday 22 July 2014 06:20

The family of a four-year-old boy who died in a hijacking at Reiger Park, east of Johannesburg, say they want to know who ordered the hijacking.

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Eight people were injured, three of them critically.
Four killed in Randburg bus accident

Tuesday 22 July 2014 05:48

Four people were killed on Monday when a bus veered off the road, in Fontainebleau, Randburg, and hit 12 people, Johannesburg emergency services said.

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