Iavan Pijoos Journalist

Iavan Pijoos is a eager Johannesburg-based TimesLIVE and Sunday Times Daily journalist. He has a interest in crime, justice and human interest, and is a sport lover and avid golfer.

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R50,000 reward offered in Yolandi Botes murder case

The family of Yolandi Botes has offered a R50,000 reward for information that could lead to the arrest and prosecution ...

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Bruce Nimmerhoudt granted bail after arrest for inciting violence, terrorism

Patriotic Alliance mayoral candidate Bruce Nimmerhoudt was granted bail of R3,000 in the Roodepoort magistrate’s court ...

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DNA results confirm body found in 2019 is that of toddler Liam Nortjé

The boy's father, Nantes Nortjé, was charged following his disappearance and found guilty of his murder, although at ...

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Prisons strained as arrested ‘looters’ test positive for Covid-19

Many suspects arrested during the recent looting are testing positive for Covid-19 in prison, correctional services ...

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Transnet declares force majeure over ‘cyber attack and sabotage’

It was reported on Tuesday that ships had started to bypass SA ports after Transnet declared force majeure.

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‘Gauteng is over the worst’: Protest-fuelled Covid-19 spike unlikely, says Prof Madhi

Gauteng is not likely to see a jump in Covid-19 cases and deaths after the recent looting and civil unrest, says Prof ...

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Big winter freeze smashes 19 chilly temperature records in South Africa

Nineteen icy temperature records were broken in the last 24 hours in SA.

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Risk of Covid-19 resurgence remains high, Gauteng government warns

Provincial government spokesperson Vuyo Mhaga said on Friday the number of Covid-19 deaths and the test positivity rate ...

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Transnet goes manual after suspected cyber attack, ‘isolates source of disruption’

Transnet on Friday afternoon said it had identified and isolated the source of the disruption to its IT systems.

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One dead, scores displaced after shack fire in Joburg

One man has died and scores of people have been displaced after a fire ripped through shacks in Vrededorp, ...