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Dozens dead in Nigeria fever outbreak

ABUJA, AN upsurge of the Lassa fever has left at least 41 people dead in Nigeria since the beginning of the year.The deaths are out of a total of 258 positive cases at the end of January.Some 19 states, out of the West African country’s 36 states, are…

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South Sudan vaccinates against killer measles outbreak

KHARTOUM, CONFLICT-torn South Sudan has embarked on a massive vaccination exercise to curb an unprecedented outbreak of measles that has killed at least 26 children.The outbreak has been raging since January last year.More than 4 700 cases of the dise…

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News: 368 Illegal firearms seized during crime operations

DURBAN Targeted firearm operations conducted by various police stations in the province during the month of January 2020 resulted in the seizure of 368 firearms.The proliferation of illegal firearms has a negative impact in our communities. Lives are …

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Former acting Nala Municipality Manager arrested for fraud

PRETORIA The Hawks’ Clean Audit Task Team (CATT) arrested Buti Piet Molupi (49), on Wednesday following an investigation into tender irregularities in Contravention of Section 173 of Municipal Finance Management Act.The arrest comes in the wake of all…

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Graaff Reinet police investigate culpable homicide

Graaff-Reinet Police are investigating a case of culpable homicide. It is alleged that a white Toyota Quantum minibus taxi that had Ten (10) occupants lost control and rolled along N9 Road near Graaff-Reinet, direction Middleburg, on 06 February 2020…

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Friends in court for murder

DURBAN 38-year-old Mondli Phungula was preparing to sleep on 25 January 2020 at 21:00, when he received a phone call from his friends inviting him to come to their place. Trusting his friends the victim left his residence at H2, Mjojo Street and drove…

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Trainee detective achieves a life sentence

KING WILLIAMS TOWN – Investigating Officer, Constable Bulelwa Dyosi has bagged a life sentence for rape handed down by the East London High Court. This comes after an uncle (62) continuously raped a 15-year-old child from 2017 to February 2019, at Ntso…