South Africa 20.5.2018 09:10 pm

Three men arrested with heroin worth R76.5 million

The men are expected to appear in the Barberton Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

Three men are expected to appear in the Barberton Magistrate's Court on Monday after they were caught with heroin worth about R76.5 million in an intelligence-driven operation this weekend, Mpumalanga police said.

Three men arrested with heroin worth R76.5 million
Three men arrested with heroin worth R76.5 million

Three men arrested with heroin worth R76.5 million

The men are expected to appear in the Barberton Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

Patricia de Lille proposes affordable housing in Cape Town’s tallest skyscraper
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Patricia de Lille proposes affordable housing in Cape Town’s tallest skyscraper

Some units in the flashy upmarket Zero2One building will be for households that earn up to R15k per month
Taiwanese come to SA looking for millions from the Guptas
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Taiwanese come to SA looking for millions from the Guptas

An IT company has filed court papers, but the Gupta firm they want money from appears not to be operating any more.
Gauteng head-on collision leaves one dead, five injured
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Gauteng head-on collision leaves one dead, five injured

The critically injured patients were transported to nearby provincial hospitals for further care.
Alleged house robber shot dead in shoot-out with police in Durban, firearms recovered
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Alleged house robber shot dead in shoot-out with police in Durban, firearms recovered

The police officers were not injured during the exchange of gunfire.
Alleged Free State gangster arrested after murder, gang violence
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Alleged Free State gangster arrested after murder, gang violence

Modise appeals to the community of Thabong to stay calm and allow police to “stamp the authority of the state”.
Texans turn to God as school rocked by latest shooting
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Texans turn to God as school rocked by latest shooting

Grief-stricken families in southwestern Texas gathered in churches throughout Santa Fe on Sunday seeking spiritual succor following a massacre at the town’s high school, the nation’s latest mass shooting.
Parkwood in Cape Town still tense after violent protests
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Parkwood in Cape Town still tense after violent protests

The violent protests were reportedly accompanied by an attempted land invasion in the Parkwood area.
In breakthrough, surgeon builds windpipes from arteries
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In breakthrough, surgeon builds windpipes from arteries

Where others failed, sometimes spectacularly, French surgeon Emmanuel Martinod has helped people whose windpipes have been ravaged by cancer and other diseases to live and breathe normally again.
Can you dismiss an employee for posting a racist comment on Facebook?
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Can you dismiss an employee for posting a racist comment on Facebook?

You need to ask if the statement made has a pejorative context that a reasonable person would ascribe as being racist or derogatory.
One person dead as bakkie crashes into truck in Pietermaritzburg
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One person dead as bakkie crashes into truck in Pietermaritzburg

The bakkie crashed into the side of a heavy truck carrying sugar cane.
Three children injured, two seriously, as car ploughs into them on Durban pavement
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Three children injured, two seriously, as car ploughs into them on Durban pavement

Reports from the scene indicated that the driver of a light motor vehicle had lost control, driving into three children on the side of the road.
Bloated cabinet costing South African taxpayers millions of rand – DA
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Bloated cabinet costing South African taxpayers millions of rand – DA

The DA says if the president is serious about helping National Treasury reign in the runaway budget deficit he will have to cut the overall size of the cabinet.
DA slams Ramaphosa’s cabinet for costing South Africans millions
South Africa

DA slams Ramaphosa’s cabinet for costing South Africans millions

The Democratic Alliance has lashed out at Ramaphosa’s cabinet, saying it’s ‘bloated’.
IS begins quitting last pocket of Syria’s capital
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IS begins quitting last pocket of Syria’s capital

Islamic State group fighters began evacuating their final stronghold in southern Damascus on Sunday, a monitor said, bringing Syria’s government closer than ever to flushing out the last threat to the capital.
Fedusa warns government against ‘steamrolling’ public sector wage agreement
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Fedusa warns government against ‘steamrolling’ public sector wage agreement

Fedusa urges government to find an inclusive approach to conclude the wage negotiations.
Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding
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Harry and Meghan go straight to work after lavish wedding

Prince Harry and his new wife Meghan are delaying a honeymoon as they turn immediately to royal duties.
Italian artist sculpts a Fiat 500 out of marble
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Italian artist sculpts a Fiat 500 out of marble

A young Turin-based artist has spent months sculpting a life-size Fiat 500 car out of a 15-tonne block of white Carrara marble in a work he sees as a critique of today’s consumerist, throw-away society.
Three suspected rhino poachers arrested, R200,000 confiscated
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Three suspected rhino poachers arrested, R200,000 confiscated

Police have seized R200,000 in cash and white rhino body parts after arresting three suspected poachers.
Minister of Sports weighs in on Ashwin Willemse walk off
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Minister of Sports weighs in on Ashwin Willemse walk off

The Minister of Sports and Recreation, Toko Xasa has called for Nick Mallett and Naas Botha to be suspended pending a full investigation.
Venezuela’s Maduro eyes second term despite economic crisis
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Venezuela’s Maduro eyes second term despite economic crisis

Venezuelans, reeling under a devastating economic crisis, began voting Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition and condemned by much of the international community but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro a new mandate.
Spain’s Podemos head calls leadership vote over luxury home
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Spain’s Podemos head calls leadership vote over luxury home

The head of Spain’s far-left party Podemos has put his leadership to a grassroots vote following an outcry over his purchase of a luxury home.
Danny Jordaan faces new sexual assault accusations
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Danny Jordaan faces new sexual assault accusations

A female author has accused Danny Jordaan of sexually assaulting her three times.
DA calls for investigation into Gauteng DSD sustainable livelihood programme director
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DA calls for investigation into Gauteng DSD sustainable livelihood programme director

The DA say that it’s alleged July Maphosa abused public funds for his own use.
Supra death threat claim fake, say Hawks
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Supra death threat claim fake, say Hawks

Sources say that the witness to the ‘assassination plot’ was probably coached to lie.
Supersport is ‘looking into’ Ashwin Willemse’s set walk-off
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Supersport is ‘looking into’ Ashwin Willemse’s set walk-off

Supersport says its taking the matter further after Ashwin Willemse’s stormed off set yesteday.

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