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    Boyfriend arrested after woman's body found in shallow grave

    Police made a gruesome discovery on Thursday when they found a woman's body buried in a shallow grave in Kimberley, Northern Cape. The body was exhumed behind an informal dwelling in Roodepan's Ivory Park area, said the police. The woman, who was 31, had been missing since June 7.

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    Ex-Proteas player Boeta Dippenaar to Lungi Ngidi: 'He doesn't have the right to make the decision for me'

    The statistics in America and I’m quoting the ones from John Jay College (of Criminal Justice) and they say a white person is more likely to be shot by a police officer than a black person. "The number of white people shot by police is significantly higher‚ relative to the population‚ than black people. Symcox‚ who played in 20 Tests and 80 ODI’s between 1993 and 1999‚ responded to Steyn’s post with this: "What nonsense is this.

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    The story of Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma plus 5 highlights from 'Vrye Weekblad'

    There have always been two schools of thought about Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma: uncharismatic-yet-competent, or Zuma-in-a-doek (in the words of political analyst Justice Malala). Under the corona spotlight a few others have sprung up: “prime minister”, lockdown tsar, the power behind Cyril Ramaphosa's throne. But who is NDZ really?

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    Seven children have died of Covid-19 in Gauteng in just a week

    Of the 515 deaths recorded so far, 284 are male and 231 are female. Statistics reveal that the majority of those who had succumbed to the virus are between the ages of 50 and 79, who account for 65% of the total deaths. These are followed by the 40-49 age group (9.1%), the 80-89 age group (8.7%) and the 30- 39 age group (7.4%).

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    Shock stats: Gauteng Covid-19 cases surge 283% in two weeks

    Oxygen demand Masuku said the need for oxygen in the province had surged due to an increase in Covid-19 cases. He said the demand was due to high admissions of patients who were in critical conditions and needing ventilators and oxygen. Masuku said the province would seek to meet this demand by procuring more ventilators and oxygen supply and by opening more isolation sites to accommodate more people.

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    The Citizen

    All we know is: Eskom messes it up yet again

    One day, when coronavirus seems like a bad dream, we will still be haunted by the Eskom nightmare. As we sit in the dark, waiting for the power to return, we can look forward to more electricity price increases. When the savage lockdown devastated the economy, one would have thought that the power utility might have been able, because of the plunging demand for its product, to catch up on its famed “maintenance”.

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    VBS former boss loses another court bid to save his assets

    The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) has dismissed an application by former VBS Bank chief executive Andile Ramavhunga and his wife, Zanele, who wanted leave to appeal a sequestration order. This week the SCA dismissed the Ramavhunga's last-ditch and desperate attempt to hang on to their assets, paving the way for their property to be seized and sold on auction. The couple has been fending off attempts to sequestrate them for more than two years.