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Police officers go extra mile to help mom give birth

Independent online (SA) 08 Jun 2021
Pretoria - Two Limpopo law-enforcement officers went beyond the call of duty when they assisted a young mother to deliver a bouncing baby girl at a police station boardroom in Roedtan outside Modimolle ... This meant the police station was her last resort. Mogoru, 41, who has a nursing certificate, spoke to the Pretoria News yesterday ... Pretoria News .
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Car spiking suspect shot, killed in middle of robbery on N1

Independent online (SA) 07 Jun 2021
When Pretoria News shared this video with the Gauteng traffic police and the SAPS, the law enforcement officers said they were not aware of the incident, but promised to investigate further to establish what happened ... On Friday night, on the N1 in Pretoria, he said the Gauteng ...
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Back to old habits? South African arms exports to Saudi Arabia and the UAE

Mail Guardian South Africa 07 Jun 2021
But 26 years later, the plan to implement a system that ensures responsible arms trades guided by international law has failed ... Violations of international law ... The question is whether the NCACC actually avoids arms transfers if the importing country has a record of violating international law.
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Millions of Nigerian Twitter Users Blocked as Ban Takes Hold

Beijing News 06 Jun 2021
The Twitter ban took effect Saturday morning. Millions of users in Lagos and Abuja said they were unable to access their accounts ... The Nigerian government has an obligation to protect and promote International human rights laws and standards.". FILE - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari attends a press briefing in Pretoria, South Africa, Oct. 3, 2019.
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PICS: Cops find cocaine worth R400m in 12-foot ski boat being towed by bakkie on ...

Independent online (SA) 03 Jun 2021
PretoriaDifferent law enforcement units in Gauteng on Wednesday pounced on a vehicle and seized 800 kilograms of “compressed pure” cocaine with an estimated value of R400 million ... The Hawks national head, Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya lauded the law enforcement ...
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Cops find cocaine worth R400m in 12-foot ski boat being towed by bakkie on the N1

Independent online (SA) 02 Jun 2021
PretoriaDifferent law enforcement units in Gauteng on Wednesday pounced on a vehicle and seized 800 kilograms of “compressed pure” cocaine with an estimated value of R400 million ... The Hawks national head, Lieutenant-General Godfrey Lebeya lauded the law enforcement ...
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Ambushed by the Cops: When Police Deliberately Trap Peaceful Protesters

The Intercept 02 Jun 2021
You’re arresting a whole bunch of people without making any determination as to whether or not they broke the law.” ... “If you don’t allow the police to kettle, to cordon against violent assemblies, then what tactics do you use?” said Stuart Casey-Maslen, an international human rights law professor at the University of Pretoria in South Africa.
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Organisations call for child support grant to increase by R10

Independent online (SA) 01 Jun 2021
Pretoria - The children’s Institute and the Centre for Child Law have called on Parliament to address South Africa’s crisis of child malnutrition and increase the child grant by R10 during October’s Medium Term Budget ... This, they said, was needed to address child malnutrition and food insecurity ... Pretoria News .
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Zephany Nurse case set to make legal history in SA

Independent online (SA) 28 May 2021
Further in line with the historical court victory by the University of Pretoria-based Centre for Child Law (CCL) in the Zephany Nurse case, the Amendment Bill introduced to the National Assembly this week intended to ban naming under 18 victims, witnesses and the accused even “at any stage after the conclusion of criminal proceedings” ... The Star .
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Mathole Motshekga disputes Modjadji queen regent’s legitimacy in court papers

Independent online (SA) 27 May 2021
Pretoria - ANC MP Mathole Motshekga is disputing the legitimacy of Modjadji queenship regent, Prince Mpapatla Modjadji, saying the position has not been reviewed every 12 months as required by the law ... Speaking to Pretoria News yesterday ... Pretoria News .
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Homicide ruled out in death of SA student in China – embassy

Independent online (SA) 27 May 2021
PretoriaThe Chinese embassy in South Africa on Thursday said law-enforcement agencies in China have ruled out the possibility of foul play in the death of 24-year-old South African student Kgothatso Mdunana ... The established cause of death has been found to be the accidental fall from the building,” the embassy said in a statement.
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Teacher accused of raping Mbilwi school learner stays behind bars as police probe continues

Independent online (SA) 26 May 2021
Pretoria - A 50-YEAR-OLD teacher accused of raping a then 17-year-old former matric learner from Mbilwi High School was again remanded by the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court yesterday, Limpopo police said ... Last week the Pretoria News reported that Ntshidzeni allegedly sexually assaulted an Mbilwi Secondary School learner a number of times in 2018.
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’Let’s kill this thing’ – Judge Yacoob allegedly begs Matthews Phosa

Independent online (SA) 22 May 2021
He verbally abuses critics and believes he is above the law ... Yacoob was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Pretoria in December 2019 “in recognition of his extensive contribution to the law, his exemplary life of service to human rights, his continuous moral leadership and the stature he has attained in society.”.
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Mathole Motshekga to sue Modjadji royal family for R10m

Independent online (SA) 20 May 2021
Pretoria - ANC MP Mathole Motshekga is planning to institute a R10 million defamation lawsuit against the Modjadji royal family, according to his attorney and party veteran Matthews Phosa ... Speaking to the Pretoria News yesterday, Phosa said they would continue with the issuing of summons, and disputed the legitimacy of Prince Mpapatla’s regency.
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