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8 August 2003

Jacques Terreblanche Double take for Jacques ...
Jacques Terreblanche (20) makes it into the Idols Top 10.

Officer killed at Waterfront
He was described as an incredible father and husband, a lover of sport, a poet and a wonderful co-worker. Police reservist and security officer, Rudolf Wagener (29) of Malanshof, was shot and killed on Monday morning during an armed robbery at the Pick 'n Pay, Randburg Waterfront.

A friend in need
Sherry Chen (Johannesburg Metropolitan Councillor and chairperson of Friends of the Police) hands over a cheque to Pretty Shabangu, widow of Sergeant Zanempi Shabangu of Linden police station who was killed in the line of duty. Shabangu is survived by his two children Ntokozo Thokozani (4) and Nqobile Samukeliswe (6). Commander Superintendent Mabalane Mohale of Linden police comforts the family.

Senseless murder of restaurateur
The vicious murder of Anna Christina Annandale, owner of Vagabonds, an English pub on the corner of Bond Street and Hendrik Verwoerd Drive, Ferndale follows several senseless attacks on restaurateurs in the Randburg precinct in the past six months.

Syndicate pays the price
Two men, believed to be part of an organised syndicate responsible for the thefts of several quad, ski, on-road and off-road bikes, were arrested on Thursday night by Kempton Park police.

Domestic wage increases on horizon
As from the November 1 all domestic workers should receive an annual increase of eight percent.

Pet found after three long years
A most unlikely reunion took place last Saturday morning when Jessie the German Shepherd, lost for almost three years, was found and handed over to an ecstatic Vally family.

Officials boiling over water thefts
A spate of water thefts in Johannesburg suburbs have left Johannesburg Water (JW) officials boiling mad.

Justice centre open

Water cuts

Boost for the kitty

Metro splurges on Women's Day bash

New DA office in Ferndale


Crime can be crushed
Community involvement is vital in the fight against crime.




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