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2017-08-23 18:41

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Cape Town - Cops sniff out R10m stash of perlemoen in Cape Town house, Saudi police have arrest a teenager for dancing in street and a South African in Hong Kong shares frightening videos of Typhoon Hato.

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'Cannibal victim' had a bad feeling - family

The remains found in the house of one of the four men accused of murder in Estcourt’s “cannibal” case are believed to be those of Zanele Hlatshwayo, who is the mother of two-year-old son.

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Shucks! Cops sniff out R10m stash of perlemoen in Cape Town house

Two men were arrested after police officers discovered perlemoen in a house in Cape Town with an estimated street value of R10m, say Western Cape police.

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Here are 18 of the prisoners involved in daring escape

Police have released images of 18 of the 20 awaiting trial prisoners who escaped from custody when a group of armed men ambushed their vehicle while en route to 'Sun City' prison, south of Johannesburg.

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WATCH: NSRI saves two entangled whales in three days

On Tuesday 22 August, the National Sea Rescue Institute disentangled a second whale in three days, this time off the coast of Clovelly in Cape Town.

Traveller24 has the story

SA road deaths: 'Driver attitudes have not changed' - AA

'The way things are currently standing, the South African national death toll will probably be the same, or worse, for 2017', says the Automobile Association as more than 39 people have died in four days on local roads.

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80% of SA women believe the female condom 'puts them in charge'

There have been many a controversy about female condoms, but it seems South African women have proven themselves to be forward-thinking in this respect.

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#Declassified: Apartheid Profits - nuclear bunkers and Swiss bankers

In this instalment of Open Secrets' series 'Declassified: Apartheid Profits', we take a closer look at the role played by the Swiss banks in propping up the Apartheid regime.

Find out more here

WATCH: South African in Hong Kong shares frightening videos of Typhoon Hato

"This is the first Typhoon level 10 in five years ... it's been pretty scary and I've lived here 10 years now," Richard Green, originally from Johannesburg and who lives in Stanley Bay on the south side of Hong Kong, told News24.


11 beheaded in Libya attack

At least 11 people were beheaded after an attack on a checkpoint controlled by Libyan military strongman Khalifa Haftar south of Tripoli, says a spokesperson for his forces.

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WATCH: Saudi police arrest teenager for dancing in street

Saudi police have arrested a 14-year-old boy who was filmed dancing at an intersection in the Red Sea city of Jeddah.

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