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11-Year-Old Girl Saves Her Brother, 10, From Drowning

[News24Wire] An 11-year-old girl has proved to be her brother's keeper after rescuing him from drowning in a pool in West Riding, Cape Town, on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Residents Clash With Protesters Over Slaughter of Sheep At Clifton Beach

[News24Wire] Local residents have clashed with protesters at Clifton's Fourth Beach where a sheep was slaughtered on Friday evening. (AllAfrica)

Clifton Beach Controversy - Police, Public Protector Asked to Investigate Ppa Security As Clashes Break Out

[News24Wire] South Africa First Forum has laid fraud charges against a private security company at the centre of the Clifton beach controversy. (AllAfrica)

Car Smuggling - Hawks Blame Corrupt Officials for Boom in Cross-Border Syndicates

[News24Wire] The Hawks in Limpopo have turned their attention to border posts, particularly Beit Bridge in Musina, where luxury vehicles stolen from other provinces were recovered during the festive season. (AllAfrica)

High Praise for ANC's Khabisi Mosunkutu At Memorial Service

[News24Wire] Former Gauteng MEC Khabisi Mosunkutu was praised during a memorial service held in his honour in Pimville, Soweto, on Friday for his hard work and commitment. (AllAfrica)

Relief At the Pumps for Motorists in January

[] Motorists will usher in the New Year with more a little more in their pockets with the petrol price set to come down in January. (AllAfrica)

Cape Town Mayor Slams 'Agendas' After Beach Security Incident

[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato has slammed political parties using the Clifton beach saga to drive a "politicised" and "racial" agenda. (AllAfrica)

Abahlali Basemjondolo Files Court Papers Over 'Illegal Evictions' in Cato Crest

[News24Wire] Shack dwellers movement Abahlali baseMjondolo has filed court papers in the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Durban on Thursday in an effort to interdict the eThekwini municipality from carrying out what the organisation called "illegal and brutal evictions" in Cato Crest. (AllAfrica)

Protest to 'Reclaim' Clifton Beach With Ancestral Cleansing Ceremony

[News24Wire] Lobby group Black People's National Crisis Committee will lead a protest march to Clifton Beach on Friday. The group will also hold a cleansing ceremony calling for the end of the exclusion of black people at the beach. (AllAfrica)

2 Cops Shot and Wounded While Foiling Joburg Hijacking

[News24Wire] Two police officers were shot and wounded while responding to an attempted hijacking on Main Reef Road in Johannesburg on Friday morning. (AllAfrica)

2 Elderly Eastern Cape Women Killed By Lightning While Attending Homecoming Ceremony for Initiates

[News24Wire] Two elderly women died instantly when they were struck by lightning in Ngqamakhwe, Eastern Cape, provincial police said on Friday. (AllAfrica)

Umalusi Gives 2018 Matric Results the Green Light

[] The national senior certificate examinations have been given the thumbs up by quality assurance body, Umalusi. (AllAfrica)

Road Closures in Cape Town for Minstrel Events

[] The City of Cape Town has urged residents and motorists to plan their trips accordingly as there will be temporary road closures in place in the city centre and surrounds to accommodate the upcoming minstrel events. (AllAfrica)

Denosa Statement On the Recruitment of Nurses in KZN

[COSATU] The Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa (DENOSA) in KwaZulu-Natal is happy that over 9000 unemployed Enrolled Nurses and Enrolled Nursing Assistants came out in numbers to apply for the 300 newly-created positions, because it showed the extent of high unemployment rate among nurses in the province. (AllAfrica)

Nehawu Opposes the Privatisation of the NTP Radiosotopes

[COSATU] We would like to make it categorically clear that if these allegations are true we stand opposed to the privatisation of one of the few profit making SOC with R1, 3 billion revenue, bringing foreign revenue and paying millions in tax, which also has a serious potential to grow fivefold from where it is currently. (AllAfrica)

Searches Continue for Drowning Victims At KZN Beaches

[News24Wire] The search for drowning victims at KwaZulu-Natal beaches resumed on Friday morning, provincial police said. (AllAfrica)

Elderly Man Declared Dead After Drowning

[ER24] A 68-year-old male was declared dead following a fatal drowning in a pool in Lynnfield Park just outside of Pietermaritzburg this morning. (AllAfrica)

Drugs Valued Over R100 000 Seized As Police Clamp Down On Drug Dealers in Westbury

[SAPS] The Anti-Drug Unit arrested a 25-year-old suspect in Westbury on Thursday, 27 December 2018, for possession of drugs following an intensive intelligence driven operation. (AllAfrica)

Makhado SAPS Seek Missing Teen

[SAPS] The Police in Makhado request assistance from members of the public to find a missing boy, Rolindwa Mmbudzeni Nekhavhambe aged 16 from Louis Trichardt. (AllAfrica)

Mangaung Municipal Murder Mystery - No Arrests Yet, Say Police

[News24Wire] Free State police are yet to make any arrests following the death of an administration clerk at the Mangaung anti-fraud department in Bloemfontein. (AllAfrica)

A Man Arrested, Illegal Firearm and Ammunition Seized in Bishop Lavis

[SAPS] Vigilant members from Bishop Lavis were conducting patrols in the area this morning (2018-12-27) when they observed a suspicious person in Bracken Street in Bonteheuwel. The members pursued the suspect who ran when he saw the police. The suspect, a 23 year old man was arrested. Police found a double barrel shotgun with rounds that he threw away when the police were chasing him. He was arrested for illegal possession of firearm and ammunition. He will appear in the Bishop Lavis Magistrates' court (AllAfrica)

Six Men Arrested for Serious Crimes in Nyanga

[SAPS] Efforts to address serious and violent crimes in the Nyanga area resulted to the arrest of six suspects over the past three days. Three suspects aged 21, 23 and 25 were arrested for three different cases of rape which occurred in Browns Farm. Other suspects were arrested for the possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition, murder and possession of a stolen vehicle. (AllAfrica)

Four Suspects to Appear in Court for Armed Robbery and Possession of Unlicensed Firearms and Ammunition

[SAPS] In a bid to bring down the levels of trio crimes, four alleged armed robbers aged between 24 and 29 are due to appear before Ga-Rankuwa Magistrates' Court today, Thursday, 27 December and Friday, 28 December 2018. (AllAfrica)

Suspects Nabbed By Police in KZN for Various Cases

[SAPS] Verulam arrested six suspects aged between 19 and 45 for various cases as part of the Festive Season operation. Two suspects were arrested for two cases of murder that occurred in the Mount View and Hazelmere areas. A 40-year-old woman was found dead in a ditch with multiple head injuries at the Hazelmere area on 26 December 2018. A 45-year-old suspect was arrested and charged for murder. In Mount View, a 33-year-old male was allegedly hit with a beer bottle on the head and was taken to hospital where he d (AllAfrica)

Eastern Cape Provincial Commissioner Welcomes Arrest of Suspect for Elliotdale Murder

[SAPS] The Provincial Commissioner of the Eastern Cape has welcomed the swift arrest of a 25 year-old male suspect on Wednesday the 26th December 2018 at about 19:00 in the evening at Elliotdale. (AllAfrica)

Fraudsters Nabbed in Williston

[SAPS] The police in Williston have arrested three suspects after they were found in possession of bank and SASSA cards. (AllAfrica)

Four Men Arrested and Drugs Seized in Mitchell's Plain

[SAPS] Police in the Mitchell's Plain area are working tirelessly to ensure safety of the community. Their determination led to the arrest of four suspects and seizure of a substantial amount of drugs and imitation firearm. (AllAfrica)

Concern At Initiation Deaths in the Eastern Cape

[] Initiation deaths were at the centre of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Zweli Mkhize's meeting with Eastern Cape traditional leaders. (AllAfrica)

Special Provincial Official Funeral for Khabisi Mosunkutu

[] President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared a Special Provincial Official Funeral for former Gauteng Member of the Executive Council Khabisi Mosunkutu. (AllAfrica)

Pedestrian Knocked Down By Truck Along R82

[ER24] A pedestrian, believed to be in his thirties, sustained critical injuries when he was knocked down by a truck along the R82 in Ekeinhof, South of Johannesburg on Friday morning. (AllAfrica)

SA Jazz Musician Plays Guitar During Rare Awake Brain Surgery

[News24Wire] Renowned South African jazz musician Musa Manzini is in high spirits and will be spending Christmas with his loved ones at home after undergoing rare surgery to his head, while he was awake - during which he played his guitar. (AllAfrica)