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Motorists Rights & Responsibilities in Roadblocks plus the status of AARTO and the points-demerit system Following repeated requests for clarification arising from the receipt of emails with or without attachments containing various pieces of extremely alarmist and factually inaccurate information, Justice Project South Africa (JPSA) wishes to set the record straight so that members of the public are fully appraised of what the situations surrounding the abovementioned topics are. JPSA also warns that the PDF document entitled “Metrocops arrest rights” purporting to be from The Southern African Vehicle Renting and…

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Many benefit from traffic fines – a lucrative business

A recent case in the Gauteng Division of the High Court between the Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality and one of its private contractors tasked to operate speed cameras shows to what extent law enforcement has evolved into a big and very lucrative industry. The involvement of private companies that share in the income from traffic fines is, in itself, an indication that road safety might not be the primary goal here. At issue in the case between Moving Violations Systems Phumelelo (MVS) and Joburg municipality was the payment of an outstanding…

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Grusame plaasmoorde – 5 in arres – oorsese koerante versprei nuus

Die grusame moord op twee sestigjarige plaasbewoners in Boshof in die Vrystaat wat oorsee opslae gemaak het, het weereens internasionale nuus gehaal met die arrestasie van vyf verdagtes. Lt-genl Sempe, provinsiale Polisie kommissaris het met ‘n spesiale taakspan van die Hawks en SAPS die vermeende moordenaars vasgetrek. Sakkie van den Berg (67) en sy vrou Ina (61) se huis is gedurende die aanval geplunder nadat hulle wreeds aangerand is en uiteindelik doodgeskiet is. Die verdagtes, tussen die ouderdomme van 28 en 44, het op Mandela Dag in die hof verskyn…

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Former Emalahleni Municipality’s employee arrested for failing to comply with bail conditions

  Masoka Dube   FORMER Emalahleni Municipality employee Linda Potgieter(62) who has been convicted for corruption was recently denied bail for failure to comply with her bail conditions pending an appeal. It is alleged that Potgieter who appeared in the Emalahleni Regional Court violated her bail conditions resulting in a warrant for her arrest being issued culminating in her arrest last Friday. The case has been postponed to July 26 for a formal bail application. It is alleged that between January 2004 and July 2009, Potgieter was a manager of…

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Be careful of Lottery scam

The National Lottery Commission (NLC) would like to warn beneficiaries of funding grant such as NGO’s and NPO’s, that scam artists are at work. NLC will not send out people requesting sensitive information with regards to grants. Beneficiaries who have been approached in this manner or by anybody claiming to be a representative of the NLC, should immediately contact the anti-fraud line: 0800 212 129.

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Goodbye to the White Zulu

 South Africa’s iconic singer and songwriter, Johnny Clegg, has passed away on Tuesday 16 July 2019, at the age of 66. The nation and all the “scatterlings of Africa” will mourn his passing. His popularity spread across the globe. In France he was known as the “White Zulu”. He was a Grammy nominee, and a Billboard music award winner. In 2015, the legendary singer was honoured by Queen Elizabeth II with the Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE). His shows and music were banned many times by…

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Smittie’s death-different versions

Alexandra Rose-Innes Netwerk24 reneged on a previous article that former player, sorry Springbok player and bad boy, James Small, (although a few years ago he said he was not a bad boy anymore) died in a gentlemens’ club (with how many gentlemen found there?). He was at least not naked, stated the latest  article. Imagine doing business at The Harem naked. Never. And now that the world knows that, all is good.The owner of the club, Gerome Saffi, said the “discreet club” was a place where gentlemen did business.  Being…

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In what SAPS think is a professional hit, former Kaizer Chief and Orlando Pirates player Marc Batchelor was shot and killed last night by alleged motorbike gunmen. The late Batchelor was a star player as striker and centre back during a career which spanned decades. According to unnamed sources, Batchelor started dealing in drugs. This however could not be verified. Tributes to the slain ex-footballer are pouring in in social media platforms.      

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Rugby legend James Small died from a heart attack

  BY BRENT LINDEQUE James Small (born 10 February 1969) was a former South African rugby union footballer who played on the wing for the Springboks. His international debut was against the All Blacks in 1992, and he made his final appearance against Scotland in 1997. In that final test match, he scored his 20th try, becoming the leading Springbok try scorer, eclipsing Danie Gerber’s record. He was also the leading try scorer in the 1996 Super 12 season. Small passed away on the 10th of July 2019 after succumbing to…

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