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Cop says Ford broke law by not informing consumer commission of Kuga death

Ford broke the law when it failed to tell the National Consumer Commission (NCC) of Kuga owner Reshall Jimmy's death - and potentially jeopardised public safety by not telling the motor industry ombudsman.

Would you pay R1 million for this?! See municipality's expensive Christmas tree

Butterworth's Mnquma municipality stands accused of spending close to R1 million on a single Christmas tree and some Christmas lights which‚ according to other estimates‚ should have cost a quarter of the price.

Health Department wants a register of all medical aid contributors

The Department of Health has asked medical aid schemes to pass on the names and addresses of all their members for use in a central government database.

Bakkie-cage woman wants media storm out of her life

The family of the pregnant Linda Steenkamp, who made headlines last week when a picture of her inside a cage on the back of a farmer's bakkie caused a social media storm, say they want the matter to be over.

Horses and donkeys allegedly bludgeoned with hammers‚ skinned alive

The NSPCA’s Farm Animal Protection Unit has uncovered what it calls another horror donkey killing site in the Northern Cape‚ where hundreds of donkeys were allegedly illegally and brutally slaughtered on a farm in Olifantshoek.

Pentagon chief vows 'unshakeable commitment' to NATO

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reassured NATO allies on Monday that Washington had an "unshakeable commitment" to the military alliance, despite President Donald Trump previously deriding the organization as "obsolete."