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Franschhoek blaze: 'Backburn' tactic used to protect town

2019-02-21 22:09

Firefighters in the Franschhoek mountains have changed their strategy to keep the fire away from the town because of changed winds by doing a "backburn" from the Franschhoek Pass to the fire.


Nowhere to hide for tax dodgers stashing assets offshore

2019-02-21 20:08

Putting money into offshore structures, thinking that you are safe from the tax man, is no longer the case, warns an expert at Tax Consulting SA.

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Angels of death: It's been a year, but the pain is still fresh for families of Ngcobo massacre

2019-02-21 18:32

A year after the brutal attack on five police officers in the small town of Ngcobo, in the Eastern Cape, allegedly by members of the controversial Seven Angels Ministry, the officers' names have been etched onto a wall at the police station to honour their memory.

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