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UPDATE: Economist Dawie Roodt attacked at his Pretoria home
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PRETORIA – Economist Dawie Roodt is recovering in hospital, after he was stabbed at his home on Thursday night. His company, the Efficient Group confirmed that Roodt was transported to hospital after two men entered his house and attacked him.

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Embassy owes R550 500 in unpaid rent
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Moveable property in the Haitian embassy in Waterkloof has been attached by the high court due to non-payment of rent for over 10 months totalling R550 500. Judge Janse van Nieuwenhuizen on Friday ruled in the high court in Pretoria that the moveable …

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Daughter fights uncle over ill dad – Crime & Courts | IOL News
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Pretoria – A Pretoria east woman who is embroiled in a legal tussle with her uncle over the care of her severely ill father, pleaded with the high court in Pretoria to place the man under her care, as she knows better how to take care of him. “Should …

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Pupils run amok, loot shops in Pretoria CBD
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The children said they had come by train to Pretoria. Police battled to control the situation as crowds of pupils split into groups and moved in different directions around the city. Cosas spokesperson Khulekani Skhosana, said they wanted to draw …

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'Apology, and 2 days later she was dead' – Crime & Courts | IOL News
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Pretoria – The wife of murdered top cop Major-General Tirhani Maswanganyi asked her mother to forgive her for any wrongs she may have done her – and two days later she died in a car crash. Shareen Maswanganyi, 51, was on her way to attend the trial of …

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Home affairs top official gets R1000 bail in Pretoria court
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Home affairs top official gets R1000 bail in Pretoria court. 20 July 2015 at 13:56 by ANA – A home affairs assistant director for immigration affairs, arrested for corruption, was released on bail by the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court in Pretoria …

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'Prophet' makes congregants eat snakes
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Pretoria – Shocked social media users have lashed out at a pastor of the End of Times Disciples Ministries Church who has now taken to having his congregation eat snakes, rocks and clothes – all in the name of their salvation. The man behind this is …

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Probe into 'aliens, evil things at in-laws' – Crime & Courts | IOL News
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Pretoria – Bizarre allegations of “strange rituals in various forms and ways” by the former wife of a South African singer against her in-laws, prompted the high court in Pretoria to order a family advocate to investigate the circumstances at their …

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Art historian Karin Skawran mourned – South Africa | IOL News
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Born in 1937, the academic was raised in Pretoria and started her academic career at Unisa, from where she retired in 1996. She was a well-known Byzantine scholar who built up an internationally acclaimed art and art history department at Unisa …

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Fear for SA detainees in China – South Africa | IOL News
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Pretoria – Family members of three South Africans arrested in China – for allegedly watching propaganda videos in their hotel – are worried about their relatives who were not part of the 11 detainees released on Wednesday. Vodacom chief executive …

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'Prophet' unfazed by uproar over snakes – Gauteng | IOL News
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Pretoria – Pictures on Facebook of his congregants eating snakes have caused an uproar, but controversial Soshanguve “prophet” Penuel Mnguni said he was not bothered at all. “At the moment everyone is curious about how I do all the work I do; all I can …

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Hospital runs out of space for children
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Pretoria – Sick children – some suffering from diarrhoea and others vomiting – are forced to share mattresses in the paediatric ward of the Mamelodi Hospital. The ages of the children range between 3 months and 3 years. The Pretoria News discovered …

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Prasa tries to dispel doubts with joyride – Gauteng | IOL News
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Pretoria – Time-saving, comfortable and convenient – that's how Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) boss Lucky Montana described the new AFRO4000 locomotives. “Passengers must be happy about the trains because of their reliability,” he said.

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Police bust an immigration syndicate in Pretoria
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Two men, a senior immigration officer and a Pakistani national, briefly appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Monday. Police say they facilitated fraudulent documents for many foreign nations, at bribes of up to R23 000.Picture:Gallo Images …

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Police bust an immigration syndicate in Pretoria
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Two men, a senior immigration officer and a Pakistani national, briefly appeared in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court on Monday. Police say they facilitated fraudulent documents for many foreign nations, at bribes of up to R23 000.Picture:Gallo Images …

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Brockie eyes another goal against Pirates
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Regarding his adjustment to life in Pretoria and at SuperSport, the former North Queensland Fury, Newcastle Jets and Toronto FC man said he has learnt a lot in the process of adapting. “The boys in the changeroom have been unbelievable,” added Brockie, …

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Man dies after driving into Pretoria crash barrier
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A man was killed in Pretoria when his car ploughed into a crash barrier on the N4 on Saturday afternoon, paramedics said. Netcare 911 spokesman Chris Botha said the accident happened near the off-ramp to Solomon Mhlangu Drive shortly after 4 pm.

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Smart meters: Tshwane ignored warnings
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Pretoria – Tshwane Mayor Kgosientso Ramokgopa and municipal manager Jason Ngobeni allegedly ignored advice from the National Treasury and Minister Pravin Gordhan against the ill-fated electricity prepaid smart meters project. This is contained in …

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Lottery's Ithuba tender declared invalid
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JOHANNESBURG – The High Court in Pretoria has declared the decision to award the lottery licence to Ithuba Holdings invalid. The court has ruled the awarding of the tender was illegal and the licence issue done by Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies …

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Vital that the rule of law be observed
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Woman shot in attack on bus
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Pretoria – A passenger was fighting for her life in hospital on Friday night after being shot by gun-wielding assailants who opened fire on a Putco bus along Solomon Mahlangu Drive, as the violence targeting buses escalated in Mamelodi. The bus was …

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