The sugar industry is set to lose R723 Million in 2023 due to load-shedding

Just News | Data compiled by SA Canegrowers shows that the South African sugar industry is set to lose R723 million in 2023 due to load-shedding. With milling giant Tongaat Hulett in business rescue, and the destructive Health Promotion Levy already hampering the industry, these losses are potentially catastrophic for growers and the industry’s workers. […]

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Former mine workers suffering from TB or Silicosis to be compensated

Tebogo Msimanga | The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) applauded the decision taken by the Department of Health to roll out a massive screening, verification, medical examination and payment benefits programme for eligible former mineworkers who contracted tuberculosis and or silicosis while working in certain mines between March 1965 and December 2019. NUM National Health […]

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A man sentenced to life in prison for raping his step-daughter

Just News | The Pretoria Magistrates’ Court sentenced a stepfather (38) from Eesterust to life imprisonment for the rape of his 12-year-old stepdaughter. This is after he was convicted of raping his stepdaughter multiple times at their home between 2018 and 2019.  The stepfather, mother and child were staying together at the same house.  However, […]

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A member of Parliament remains in custody for the alleged murder of his wife

Just News | The Orkney Magistrates’ Court postponed the case against Sibusiso Kula (34) to 27 January 2023 for a formal bail application. Kula is facing a murder charge following the death of his wife. The state intends to oppose bail, owing to the seriousness of the matter. North West NPA spokesperson Henry Mamothame said […]

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A man killed his girlfriend and thereafter hanged himself

Just News | A 45-year-old man allegedly assaulted and killed his girlfriend and thereafter hanged himself on Sunday, 22 January 2023 in Seshego outside Polokwane. Police were summoned to the scene at a house in Extention 133 at about 07:00 and on their arrival, they found the body of a 41-year-old woman with bruises on […]

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A woman who stabbed her twin sister to death to appear in court

Just News | The Police in Moletlane near Zebediela arrested a 36-year-old woman for allegedly stabbing her twin sister to death during an incident that took place on Wednesday 18  January 2023  in Ga-Mogotlane village. The suspect was arrested on Friday after being on the run. Limpopo Police spokesperson Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said the police […]

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Democratic Alliance says the real matric pass rate is 54.6%, not 80.1%

Tebogo Msimanga | The Democratic Alliance (DA) congratulated the class of 2022 matriculants on passing their matric examinations. While the DA disputes the Department of Basic Education’s (DBE) pass rate of 80.1%, opposition party reiterated that it is very proud of every matriculant that successfully graduated. DA Shadow Minister of Basic Education Baxolile Nodada said […]

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Body parts of a missing man found in a pipe next to a river

Tebogo Msimanga | A 41-year-old suspect is behind bars following the kidnapping and murder of a 23-year-old man who was reported missing from his village of Mafefe under Malipsdrift policing area in July last year. This is after the remains of the victim were found cemented in the pipe next to the local river on […]

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