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Krejcir Says He Is Not A Bad Guy, Loves South Africa

Johannesburg – Controversial Czech businessman, Radovan Krejcir had denied any involvement in the in the alleged mafia violence with which his name has become associated, reported Eyewitness News on Friday. Speaking in an exclusive interview with Eyewitness News on Thursday night Krejcir said he just wants a peaceful life with his family in the country


Two Killed In KZN Road Carnage

Durban – Two people have been killed in separate road accidents in KwaZulu-Natal on Friday morning. One person died while 64 others were injured in a bus accident on the N3 near Escort. Six of the injured are in a critical condition said ER24’s Chris Botha, and a further 20 sustained serious injuries. He said

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South Africa Sends Medical Team To Philippines

Cape Town – A South African team of doctors, nurses and firefighters are hours away from landing in the Philippines, where they will conduct a widespread rescue and recovery operation following the devastating effects of Typhoon Haiyan. The twenty volunteers are from the Gift of Givers, led by Dr Imitiaz Sooliman. The team will help

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Heavy Winds Blow Truck Across Highway

Potchefstroom – A small truck was swept away by heavy winds on the N12 near Fochville on Thursday night. The truck was carrying new, plastic water tanks on its trailer and was driving towards Potchefstroom when a heavy storm swept the vehicle on to its side. A nearby farmer was the first on the scene

Teenage Boy Drowns Near Amanzimtoti

Durban – A fourteen-year old boy drowned in the Umgababa lagoon near Amanzimtoti on Thursday afternoon. The teenager reportedly was swimming with his friends in the river when he disappeared under the water, said Netcare Limited Spokesperson, Chris Botha. Netcare 911 paramedics and search and rescue divers from the South African Police Service (SAPS) responded

Security Cluster Drops Court Interdict Against Public Protector

Johannesburg – Public Protector spokesperson Oupa Segalwe confirmed that the state security cluster have dropped their court application to stop the Public Protector from releasing her report into the investigation of President Jacob Zuma’s private Nkandla residence. The matter was to be heard in court on Friday. Segalwe said the office of the Public Protector

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Public Works Nkandla Report A Whitewash – DA

Cape Town – Poor local health care facilities and high levels of crime in the area are among the reasons given for the state spending of over R200 million on President Jacob Zuma’s private residence in Nkandla. The Special Report of the Joint Standing Committee on Intelligence (JSCI) on the Public Works Task Team Report

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Prince Harry To Arrive In Cape Town

London – Britain’s Prince Harry is set to stop over in Cape Town before embarking on a charity race to the South Pole Next week, said Kensington Palace on Wednesday. The English Prince, who is racing on behalf of the Walking With the Wounded charity, is part of three seven-man teams taking part in the


Human Rights Commission To Investigate Free State Water Crisis

Bloemfontein – The Human Rights Commission (HRC) has agreed to investigate the crisis in water supply currently faced by a number of towns in the Free State. The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the province said they received confirmation that the HRC will be investigating the provincial government’s alleged failure to ensure a safe, clean and