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BREAKING NEWS: Man dies in EL shack fire

A 70-year-old man died this morning when a shack he was sleeping in caught fire in Ducats North, outside Beacon Bay.

Lieutenant General Celiwe Binta

EC cops suspended over hit-and-run

Eastern Cape police constables were suspended on Thursday for allegedly killing a pedestrian in a hit-and-run accident, police said.

Grenade

Panic as EC boy, 10, stumbles upon live grenade

A 10-year-old Scenery Park boy stumbled upon a live practice grenade while playing with a group of friends in a stream today.

Stolen cigarettes in the back of a Nissan bakkie that crashed into another vehicle in Oxford Street yesterday Picture: MARK ANDREWS © DAILY DISPATCH

Another tobacco vehicle hijacked in EL

A British American Tobacco (BAT) van was hijacked by four armed men in Amalinda this morning and cigarettes worth thousands of rands stolen.

About 150 residents from Thembelihle and Manyano informal settlements were protesting over the lack of housing and jobs they said were promised as far back as 2010. Picture: SUPPLIED

Angry protesters burn tyres on N2

Mdantsane police spent much of their Heritage Day yesterday putting out fires started by angry residents in two informal settlements in NU 9.

Radovan Krejcir

Cop wants no audio or video broadcast in Krejcir case

A POLICE officer testifying in the trial of Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir today requested that audio and visual footage of his testimony not be broadcast.

Police engaged with students at the main entrance to the University of Fort Hare in Alice Picture: MARK ANDREWS

University of Fort Hare closes campus after fund protests

Students ordered to leave Alice till August THE University of Fort Hare (UFH) campus in Alice was closed yesterday following a week of student protests over funding.

Radovan Krejcir

Interpol robbed and laptops stolen

POLICE have confirmed that the Interpol offices in Pretoria were broken into and laptops and other electronic items were stolen.

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