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Officials were cracking down on illegal activities in Johannesburg.
Operation Fiela sweeps through the country

Thursday 30 July 2015 19:32

At least a 126 people were arrested in Johannesburg and Kimberley during Operation Fiela on Thursday.

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Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana says Prasa has been defrauded millions of rand.
Montana lays fraud charges against five people

Thursday 30 July 2015 17:13

Former Prasa CEO Lucky Montana has laid charges of fraud against five people, including Prasa Chairperson Popo Molefe and the CEO of SA Fence & Gate.

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Gauteng Health dismisses 18 employees

Thursday 30 July 2015 17:09

The Gauteng Health Department has dismissed 18 of its employees.

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Itumeleng Khune's contract with the Soweto giants expired at the end of June.
Khune reaches agreement with Chiefs

Thursday 30 July 2015 16:31

Kaizer Chiefs have confirmed out-of-contract goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune, will be re-joining the Naturena-based outfit.

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DJ Donald Sebolai is accused of murdering his girlfriend Dolly Tshabalala.
Forensic analyst testifies in Jozi FM DJ murder trial

Thursday 30 July 2015 15:02

Captain Phineas Masetla says DNA samples that matched murder accused DJ Donald Sebolai and that of his late girlfriend Dolly Tshabalala were found on their clothes after the murder.

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Operation fiela targets Joburg CBD

Thursday 30 July 2015 12:44

Around 300 SAPS, Metro and Home Affairs officials are engaged in a crime prevention operation in the Johannesburg CBD.

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EMPS released a report showing that 12% of the people they have screened have a criminal record.
‘Employers mustn’t discriminate against people with criminal records’

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:33

Screening company, Employers Mutual Protection Services (EMPS) CEO Kirsten Halcrow, has called on employers not to discriminate against job seekers with criminal records.

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Police officer dies in Themba shootout

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:26

Another police officer has been killed bringing to three the number of police officers who have lost their lives in the country in the past 24 hour.

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Women need to unite: Shabangu

Thursday 30 July 2015 10:20

The Minister of Women in the Presidency Suzan Shabangu says the theme for Women’s Month 2015 is “women united in moving South Africa forward”.

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 The Department of Trade and Industry is currently drafting new regulations to curb alcohol abuse in the country.
Legal drinking age limit on the cards

Thursday 30 July 2015 09:57

Government says it is proposing to increase the legal drinking age to restrict access.

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Phiyega fights for her position

Thursday 30 July 2015 09:15

Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega has until Friday to write to President Jacob Zuma to explain her fitness to hold office as recommended in the Marikana Commission report.

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Pirates, Chiefs brace for Carling Cup test

Thursday 30 July 2015 09:00

Orlando Pirates Champion coach Tumo Katane says the opportunity to be a coach is nerve wracking.

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Gauteng Legislature probes corruption claims

Thursday 30 July 2015 06:00

Gauteng Legislature Speaker, Ntombi Mekgwe, says she views allegations of corruption, fraud, nepotism and malpractice within the legislature in a very serious light.

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Nine former police officers are on trial for the death of the taxi driver, after he was dragged at the back of a police van in 2013.
‘Mido Macia did not receive medical attention’

Thursday 30 July 2015 05:50

The High Court in Pretoria will continue to hear the testimony of a police Warrant Officer who is testifying against his colleagues implicated in the death of Mozambican taxi driver, Mido Macia.

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Banyana Banyana has to secure a win against Kenya in order to keep their Olympic dream.  
Banyana Banyana under pressure to win against Kenya

Wednesday 29 July 2015 18:08

The senior women's national team Banyana Banyana know they will have to be better upfront and score from the chances they create when they play Kenya in the second leg of their 2016 Olympic qualifier.

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National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, says the only person who can order her to quit her position is the President
Phiyega defiant to step down

Wednesday 29 July 2015 14:42

National Police Commissioner, Riah Phiyega, remains defiant and says she is not going to leave the SAPS anytime soon as suggested by her critics.

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The annual expo gives amateur astronomers a chance to exhibit their skills of making telescopes.
SA becoming a leader in astronomy: Expert

Wednesday 29 July 2015 11:42

Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA) Council member and retired astronomer, Case Rijsdijk, says South Africa is becoming a leader in astronomy.

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Marcia’s passing hard on the family: Aunt

Wednesday 29 July 2015 10:28

After several delays, the trial of nine police officers implicated in the death of Mido Marcia, finally begun in earnest on Tuesday.

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Professor Cloete received at least 20 awards and prizes for his work.
Afrikaans author TT Cloete dies

Wednesday 29 July 2015 09:07

Well known Afrikaans writer TT Cloete died on Wednesday morning due to natural causes.

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Clive Rice was a hugely respected fast-medium bowler who claimed 930 wickets at an average of 22.49 in a career.
Flags fly at half mast at Cricket SA for Clive Rice

Wednesday 29 July 2015 07:16

The flags at Cricket South Africa's offices in Johannesburg and at Trent Bridge in Nottingham hung at half-mast in tribute to one of the greatest all-rounders of all time, the late Clive Rice.

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