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Three arrested for possession of ARV medicine valued at R85 000

Police in the Free State on Wednesday arrested three suspects for the possession of boxes containing antiretroviral medicines used to treat Human Immunodeficiency Virus (ARV).The medicine is valued at R85 000.Members of the Mangaung Metro Tactical Resp…

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Rape accused sentenced to 18 years for rape

NORTHERN CAPE – Police in the Northern Cape welcomed the 18 year rape sentence that was handed down to Kagisho Whity Mokwena on 01 February 2023.On 28 August 2017 at 16:00 in Maseohatshe Village in Bothithong the 15-year-old female victim and her frien…

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Heatwave in SA poses a serious health threat to residents, SAMRC warns

Infants, the elderly, persons living with disabilities, pregnant women, outdoor workers, and those who are on chronic medications are the most vulnerable to death as a result of exposure to extreme heat.This is according to research conducted by the So…

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WHO rewards SA for its malaria elimination efforts

South Africa is among the countries that received global awards from the World Health Organisation (WHO) for their efforts to achieve an important milestone towards malaria elimination.‚ÄúThis is the first time they have given the awards outside the coun…

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Cele urges detectives to find policeman’s killers

The Police ministry has urged detectives to pursue all available avenues to find the killers of a Port Edward warrant officer and his family at the weekend.Led by Police Minister Bheki Cele, the ministry made the call while visiting the bereaved family…

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Cele calls for harsh sentences for cop killers

Police Minister, Bheki Cele, has called on the courts to mete out the harshest possible sentence to criminals who murder police officers.This comes in the wake of the killing of yet another policeman in Port Edward, KwaZulu-Natal, at the weekend.Cele a…

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Compensation for ex-miners who suffered health injuries commences

The Department of Health will this week commence with the programme of screening, verification, medical examination and payment of benefits to eligible former mineworkers who contracted tuberculosis (TB) or silicosis between 1965 and 2019.The countrywi…

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Western Cape Provincial detectives initiate murder investigations after three men shot and killed in Gugulethu

WESTERN CAPE – Gugulethu police have opened a triple murder docket for investigation after three men between the ages of 28 and 30 were shot and killed in Gugulethu early on Sunday evening.Reports from the scene indicate the vehicle in which the deceas…

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