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Beyond the Rainbow

Special Assignment

Forty years after the June 16th Soweto Students’ Uprising in 1976, for many youths in South Africa the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow nation remains, frustratingly, out of reach. Statistics paint a bleak picture of declining education standards and rising unemployment putting our youth increasingly at risk. Research reveals that up …

Police sergeant shot and wounded


Pretoria – A police sergeant attached to VIP Protection Unit in Cape Town sustained injuries when he was shot by unknown men shortly after his shift ended. The 35-year-old sergeant was approaching the traffic lights at Sarah Baartman and Symphony Road in Delft, Cape Town at around 22:30 when three men approached him and fired …

Suspects arrested for Cape Town attempted business robbery have an extensive criminal past


Pretoria – Four suspects out the six suspects arrested during a botched business robbery in Epping, Cape Town, have been found to possess extensive criminal histories. A Hawks investigation has unraveled that the suspects amass more than 52 serious cases with their criminal history spanning over a 15 year period. The four suspects aged between …