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Kruger National Park canine survives lion attack

First Akita had to battle with a Kudu bull last year, before a nasty confrontation with the king of the jungle himself.

Strong, intimidating, dedicated, and loyal is how the K9 anti-poaching unit in the Kruger National Park (KNP) is described.

Kruger National Park canine survives lion attack
Kruger National Park canine survives lion attack

Kruger National Park canine survives lion attack

First Akita had to battle with a Kudu bull last year, before a nasty confrontation with the king of the jungle himself.

Ex-VBS boss ‘flees’ home over ‘security concerns’ after paying R600K rent 
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Ex-VBS boss ‘flees’ home over ‘security concerns’ after paying R600K rent 

The house, which consists of five bedrooms, four bathrooms, three garages, and two fireplaces will reportedly be sold for R7 million.
Limberg ‘guns’ for De Lille, lays criminal charges
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Limberg ‘guns’ for De Lille, lays criminal charges

Limberg is accusing the former mayor of filling the most senior position within the municipality, that of the city manager.
Metrorail collapses despite billions spent, as ‘Zuma ally’ Roy Moodley threatens legal action
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Metrorail collapses despite billions spent, as ‘Zuma ally’ Roy Moodley threatens legal action

When GroundUp approached Moodley for comment, they received a threatening text response.
Mpumalanga motorists ordered to remove LED lights
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Mpumalanga motorists ordered to remove LED lights

Ordinary motorists in possession of LED lights had their lights confiscated due to it not only being illegal but downright dangerous for other motorists.
My credibility is intact, says former KZN prosecutions boss
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My credibility is intact, says former KZN prosecutions boss

He reportedly lost the KZN prosecutions boss job after he refused to bow to pressure to drop charges against senior ANC leaders in the province in 2012.
Mpumalanga businessman narrowly escapes death after being shot
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Mpumalanga businessman narrowly escapes death after being shot

This was one of two incidents that occurred in the last two days.
Gigaba ‘compromised’ procurement process between Transnet and CSR – report
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Gigaba ‘compromised’ procurement process between Transnet and CSR – report

The state-owned firm and CSR entered into the agreement relating to the design, manufacture, testing, and supply of up to 95 new locomotives.
KZN man sentenced to 30 years for rape and kidnapping
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KZN man sentenced to 30 years for rape and kidnapping

The man has another rape case pending against him which is still at court.
Malema tells Gqubule to take up Stratcom allegations with Madikizela-Mandela
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Malema tells Gqubule to take up Stratcom allegations with Madikizela-Mandela

The EFF leader says his party never said the two journalists were working Stratcom, but only repeated what ‘Mama’ said in a video.
Vytjie Mentor apologises to Fana Hlongwane through lawyers for erroneous testimony
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Vytjie Mentor apologises to Fana Hlongwane through lawyers for erroneous testimony

Mentor has admitted she identified the wrong person and is sorry for ‘any embarrassment and/or adverse imputation’ caused by her mistake.
DA lays charges against Mahumapelo for ‘VBS heist’
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DA lays charges against Mahumapelo for ‘VBS heist’

The charges are brought forward in terms of the Prevention and Combating of Corrupt Activities Act and the Prevention of Organised Crime Act.
Malema blames EFF’s ‘incompetent’ ‘black’ lawyers for AfriForum loss
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Malema blames EFF’s ‘incompetent’ ‘black’ lawyers for AfriForum loss

The EFF leader says now that they have a new legal team they ‘are not scared of’ AfriForum’s ‘Boers’.
Traffic wardens bust Kempton Park CAT dealers
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Traffic wardens bust Kempton Park CAT dealers

Two suspected drug dealers were arrested and CAT worth R98,000 was seized.
Cape Town school disciplines pupils for ‘bending a knee’ during Israeli national anthem
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Cape Town school disciplines pupils for ‘bending a knee’ during Israeli national anthem

The two students say they want to encourage a diversity of views on the issue of Israel’s occupation of Palestine.
Taxi crash causes major delays in Fourways
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Taxi crash causes major delays in Fourways

The crash took place on Witkoppen Road at the Leslie Road intersection.
Icasa settles with network operators on data regulations
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Icasa settles with network operators on data regulations

In terms of the new Icasa regulations announced in February, service providers are prohibited from charging subscribers out-of-bundle rates without consent.
ANC to launch their own cellular network?
South Africa

ANC to launch their own cellular network?

The party plans to launch the mobile network ahead of the 2019 election and use it to distribute ANC news, content, and information.
Grabbed land in Pretoria earmarked for development
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Grabbed land in Pretoria earmarked for development

A group of men claimed the land belonged to their forefathers, despite not being in possession of a title deed.
WATCH: Zuma’s protection vehicle damaged while Zuma ‘handed out’ pamphlets
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WATCH: Zuma’s protection vehicle damaged while Zuma ‘handed out’ pamphlets

The former president was handing out pamphlets while campaigning for the ANC in Kwazulu-Natal.
Malema: government is ‘swimming in a pool of luxury’ while ‘grannies cry’
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Malema: government is ‘swimming in a pool of luxury’ while ‘grannies cry’

SA’s ‘government in waiting’ is looking to the ‘ordinary dejected masses’ for ideas regarding their new manifesto.
Missing student found in Steve Biko hospital ICU
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Missing student found in Steve Biko hospital ICU

His mother said even though he was found badly beaten, she was thankful that he was found alive.
City of Joburg graft probe haunts Ekurhuleni chief information officer
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City of Joburg graft probe haunts Ekurhuleni chief information officer

The first investigation into Tumelo Kganane’s alleged wrongdoing was related to the procurement of ICT infrastructure.
Mysterious white powder drugs woman in Limpopo
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Mysterious white powder drugs woman in Limpopo

A woman who recently accidentally came into contact with the substance was too weak to call for help.
UPDATE: Top Eskom exec Abram Masango resigns
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UPDATE: Top Eskom exec Abram Masango resigns

Not long before his resignation, Eskom had announced that it had suspended Masango with immediate effect.
Anger as ‘experienced’ reservist firefighters replaced by ‘inexperienced’ ones
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Anger as ‘experienced’ reservist firefighters replaced by ‘inexperienced’ ones

Despite not having their contracts renewed in August, 12 experienced reservist firefighters were called upon to help with the latest fires in the Western Cape.

 

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