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Child killed, another child injured in Cape Town crash

September 11 - A five-year-old boy was killed and another child was injured on Sunday afternoon in a collision between an SUV and a bakkie on Ou Kaapse Weg at Silvermine in Cape Town. Photo: ER24

A five-year-old boy was killed and another child was injured on Sunday afternoon in a collision between an SUV and a bakkie on Ou Kaapse Weg at Silvermine in Cape Town, Western Cape paramedics said. ER24 paramedics, along with Metro and other services, arrived on the scene and found both …

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Biker seriously injured after falling off bike in Cape Town

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A motorcyclist in his 20s was critically injured when he fell off his motorbike on De Waal Drive in Cape Town on Sunday afternoon, Western Cape paramedics said. ER24 paramedics, along with Life Healthcare and Metro Services, arrived on the scene and found the man lying in the middle of …

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South African tenor Johan Botha dies aged 51

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Tenor Johan Botha, whose light but muscular voice dazzled audiences at the world’s top operatic stages in a wide range of roles, died Thursday in Vienna. He was 51. Whereas many of his contemporaries focused on a relatively narrow repertoire, the South African felt at home in operas ranging from …

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Fees Commission to begin public hearings in Cape Town today

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A commission looking into university fees is holding a public hearing in Cape Town on Monday. The Fees Commission’s inquiry into higher education and training has been hosting a series of hearings into the feasibility of free tertiary education. This public hearing will focus mainly on the overview of the …

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Alleged serial rapist back in Cape Town court

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An alleged serial rapist is expected to appear in the Bellville Magistrate’s Court on Thursday to face 23 charges of rape allegedly committed in Delft and Khayelitsha. Sikhangele Mki was arrested after a five-year investigation. Mki has been positively linked to the 23 cases through DNA evidence collected by the …

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One killed, nine injured in N2 Cape Town collision

One killed, nine injured in N2 Cape Town collision. Photo courtesy of Life Healthcare

Ten people were involved in a collision between an Audi and a BMW on the N2 near the R300 in Delft South, Cape Town. Shortly after 1am this morning, paramedics from ER24, Life Healthcare, Metro EMS and Metro Rescue arrived on the scene where they found the two vehicles several …

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