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Schubart Park Residents Relocated due to Repair Work

Schubart Park Residents Relocated due to Repair Work

The residents of Schubart Park, Pretoria were asked to vacate the building as it was unfit for stay. Many of the residents abided by the orders issued by the authorities of the region and were allowed to collect their belongings from their flats.

Also, there were many residents who opposed to the orders stating that they were trying to be dispossessed from their housing. The protestors became even more agitated after the municipality of the region stopped the water and electricity supply to the building.

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People of Cape Town Oppose Road Construction Project by Sanral

People of Cape Town Oppose Road Construction Project by Sanral

According to Mayoral committee, the people of Cape Town were looking forward to file a case against the South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral). The people were planning to appeal for ban on the road construction project of N2 Winelands.

The road construction project was allotted to a public-private collaborated enterprise. It is a toll project in which the enterprise will be spending on the establishment of the project and the money invested will be collected by levying road tax to the travelers.

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Taxi Driver Gets R5000 Bail

Taxi Driver Gets R5000 Bail

The Randburg Magistrate's Court has granted bail of R5000 to taxi driver Matume Thamaga, who rushed over an advocate and dragged her for some time.

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Johannesburg Police Catches Drug Abusers

Johannesburg Police Catches Drug Abusers

The cops of Johannesburg caught five people in connection with drug trading as they were arrested with three-kg cocaine, at a Ridgeway.

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Water and Electricity Cuts in Schubart Park Flats: Is it Really a Reason to Exploit the Situation?

Water and Electricity Cuts in Schubart Park Flats: Is it Really a Reason to Expl

To fight against electricity and water cuts in the area, the residents of Schubart Park flats in central Pretoria turned violent on Wednesday. They not only set fire to their buildings and cars but also brought into flames a mobile toilet. Many of the protestors even threw bricks and bottles on the street and burnt tires inside and outside the building. Because of this, many people were forced to follow some other way while going to their offices and work places, because roads around the area were totally blocked.

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UJ’s Council Asks Government to Rethink Over Info Bill

UJ’s Council Asks Government to Rethink Over Info Bill

University of Johannesburg's (UJ) council has asked the government to not act upon the present Protection of State Information Bill, as it may have an adverse effect on the academic research work.

Sweden Oil Spill Cleanliness to Take Time

Sweden Oil Spill Cleanliness to Take Time

Swedish coast guard has revealed that the oil spill near its Southwest Coast has been one of the worst ever witnessed in the region and the cleaning process will take nearly two-week time.

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Nigeria Sets $160,000 Bounty on UN Bomb Suspect

Nigeria Sets $160,000 Bounty on UN Bomb Suspect

Nigerian State Security Service has announced a $25-million Naira award for providing evident information regarding the suspect involved in planning suicide blast on the United Nations’ offices in the capital.

The August blast on UN headquarters swallowed as many as 23 lives. The security services are apparently going edgy over capturing the mastermind behind the brutal attack, as soon as soonest.

A Radical Islamist sect Boko Haram is reportedly mulling a wider deployment of the “sharia law” all over the African region, especially the extensively populated areas

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Police Needs Protection

Police Needs Protection

According to the recent figures of the dead in the squabbles of perverts with the police, 56 policemen have been killed so far. This was revealed by Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa, stating the figures merely for this year.

He further added that this was a sore and something so perpetual that cannot be healed. There is a little help that the general public can give to the policemen. The program is known as 'adopt a cop' and this would mean that one pays for the treatment and welfare of one cop who has fought well and deserves the care and attention.

Back Home and Recovering: John Nkomo

Back Home and Recovering: John Nkomo

Recent reports have revealed that the Vice President Mr. John Nkomo has now returned home after his illness that took a while of rest and care in the hospital. This was after he had suddenly collapsed at his home a couple of days back.

It was also revealed that he had a small tumor, which had to be treated with operation. He is 76 years old and is currently recovering well from his surgery and the illness. It was revealed that he is now back in town and recovering from his illness. He shall be resting for a while before he can resume work.

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