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The teenaged boys were arrested on Tuesday on allegations of car hijacking.
Daveyton teenagers brutally assaulted by police

Friday 30 January 2015 18:38

Two Daveyton teenagers are alleged to have been brutally assaulted by Springs police.

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Stores are open and customers are going about their shopping as normal in the Berdford mall.
Bedford Shopping centre operating

Friday 30 January 2015 14:50

It's business as usual at the Bedford Shopping Centre on Gauteng's East Rand.

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 The Gauteng Department of Education has delivered mobile classrooms.
Gauteng primary school receives mobile classrooms

Thursday 29 January 2015 20:03

The Gauteng Department of Basic Education has delivered five mobile classrooms to a Johannesburg school where pupils were learning under a tree.

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Clive Derby Lewis suffers from an advanced lung cancer.
Derby Lewis, De Kock, and Barnard to know their fate on Friday

Thursday 29 January 2015 19:31

Old wounds have been re-opened as the nation awaits Justice Minister Michael Masutha's decision on whether apartheid assassins will be released on parole.  

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 Shops owned by foreigners were looted last week.
Soweto businesses meet to discuss impact of riots

Thursday 29 January 2015 18:57

Business organisations in Soweto are meeting to discuss the impact of last week's riots. Foreign shop owners have fled the country's largest township.

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Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago made an announcement of the repo rate in Pretoria.
Repo rate remains at 5.75%

Thursday 29 January 2015 16:30

Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago has left the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% meaning that the prime lending rate stays at 9.25%.

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Several people have been wounded in a Bedforview shootout.
Four people wounded in Bedfordview shooting

Thursday 29 January 2015 13:43

A number of people have been shot and wounded during a cash heist at Bedford Centre, east of Johannesburg.  

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ANC wins Bethlehem by- election, DA takes Joburg ward

Thursday 29 January 2015 12:18

The ANC and the DA have shared the spoils in two closely contested by-elections held on Wednesday.

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The police officers are unhappy about alleged racism among other grievances.
Douglasdale police officers on go-slow

Thursday 29 January 2015 10:08

Police officers at the Douglasdale police station Johannesburg have been on a go-slow since the early hours of Thursday.

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ANC secretary-general Gwede Mantashe addressed the media in Pretoria following a three-day National Executive Committee meeting this week.
Foreigners will soon be prohibited from owning land: ANC

Thursday 29 January 2015 05:35

The African National Congress (ANC) Lekgotla has resolved that foreigners will soon be prohibited from owning land in the country.

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Power grid remains vulnerable and under pressure

Wednesday 28 January 2015 20:08

Eskom stopped load shedding earlier than scheduled on Wednesday, but says the grid will remain vulnerable and under pressure throughout the week.

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Arrested Soweto residents released on bail

Wednesday 28 January 2015 18:49

The first group of people arrested during the violent Soweto lootings has been released on bail.

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Power grid strain due to development: ANC

Wednesday 28 January 2015 16:59

The strain on the power grid is due to economic growth and development, ANC Secretary General Gwede Mantashe said on Wednesday.

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Two men held for Langlaagte looting

Wednesday 28 January 2015 12:15

Gauteng police have arrested two men in connection with the looting of a Somalian-owned shop in Johannesburg that saw two other men shot and killed.

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Joseph Motsamai Semitjie was convicted of reckless and negligent driving in 2013.
Blue light driver gets five years

Wednesday 28 January 2015 12:15

The driver of the blue light vehicle who knocked over a teenager while going through a red traffic light has been sentenced to five years imprisonment.

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The revolt against the system

Wednesday 28 January 2015 11:18

Between 1960 and 1990, the ANC and other mainly black opposition political organisations, were banned.

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Sipho Mamize, General Manager of Afrika Tikkun's Wings of Life Centre in Diepsloot, says looters are not aware of what they are doing until they are faced with the law.
Mob mentality blamed for looting

Wednesday 28 January 2015 10:05

The looting of foreign owned shops in various townships has sparked much debate in different circles in the country.

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SBA says foreign owned shops are becoming a threat to existing jobs.
Big business must help create jobs in townships: SBA

Wednesday 28 January 2015 09:40

The Soweto Business Access (SBA) says big business must step in and help create jobs in townships.

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 SACP says Clive Derby-Lewis’ family are using his health to secure him parole.
Derby-Lewis must tell the truth: SACP

Wednesday 28 January 2015 08:55

The South African Communist Party (SACP) says Clive Derby-Lewis must not be released on parole because he has not disclosed the whole truth about its former leader Chris Hani’s murder.

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Blue light driver awaits sentencing

Wednesday 28 January 2015 07:45

Sentencing proceedings for blue light driver Joseph Semitjie, who knocked over Thomas Ferreira while going through a red light, are due to continue in the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court.

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