Kuils River, South Africa Newswire

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  1. Leave us alone, we know what we're doing, say street racersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    Racers warm up their tyres during a legal Friday-night 'Street to Strip' drag meeting at Cape Town's Killarney circuit. Many street racers, however, avoid these event because, they say, traffic officials wait outside to bust them for illegal modifications.

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  2. 'I helped move her body' - Zara Hector murder co-accusedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Iol.co.za

    One of the co-accused in the Zara Hector murder trial confessed to helping move the body, implicating his co-accused in the murder. But Renaldo van Rooyen denies killing Hector, saying when he returned to the scene of the murder, Tawfeeq Ebrahim had already killed her.

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  3. Zarah Hector trial: I introduced two accused, says State witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Iol.co.za

    The Western Cape High Court on Tuesday heard that State witness Amy Starkey, had introduced the two accused in the Zarah Hector murder trial, mere days before Hector and her boyfriend's car went missing. Hector went missing on March 14, 2016 with her boyfriend's BMW Z3.

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  4. 'Pair plotted how to get rid of car'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | Iol.co.za

    Two accused in the Zarah Hector murder trial had a discussion on how they would dispose of the car belonging to the victim's boyfriend, the Western Cape High Court heard. Renaldo Van Rooyen and Tawfeeq Ebrahim are accused of killing Hector.

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  5. Battle for DA Cape metro leadership under wayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | Iol.co.za

    The battlelines have been drawn for the leadership of the DA Cape Metro region. Whoever wins will be the strongest contender to be the city's next mayor.

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  6. Zarah Hector witness claims she was in car with accused pairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 31 | Iol.co.za

    A witness in the murder trial of slain Zarah Jane Hector testified that she drove with the two accused and others in her car - after Hector went missing. Renaldo van Rooyen, 33, from Kuils River and Tawfeeq Ebrahim, 26, of Malibu Village have been charged with murder, defeating the ends of justice and robbery of a vehicle.

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  7. Zara Hector trial: Bloody evidence in garage under scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Iol.co.za

    The garage of a house in Gertrude Street, Kuils River, containing suspected blood spots and a hammer alleged to be the murder weapon that killed Zara Hector came under close scrutiny in the Western Cape High Court yesterday. The 33-year-old Hector went missing on March 14 last year with her boyfriend's BMW Z3.

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  8. Complaint about foul smell led to discovery of bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Iol.co.za

    A policeman on Monday revealed how the body of murdered mom Zarah Hector was discovered, 10 days after she was reported missing. Constable Winston Scheepers told the Western Cape High Court he had received a text message from an off-duty sergeant, saying workers on the Bien Donne Farm in Klein Drakenstein were complaining of a foul smell.

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  9. Motorist tells of 'blue light' ordeal inside parking areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | Iol.co.za

    A Kuils River motorist says he was pulled over and harassed by an "arrogant white man" flashing blue lights in his private vehicle and wearing only a "law enforcement" bib on Sunday. Jimlin van Wyk had pulled off at the KFC in Van Riebeeck Road, Kuils River, when he noticed the white Volkswagen Polo in his rear view.

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  10. Motorist's 'flashing blue lights' ordeal in Kuils RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 27 | Iol.co.za

    A Kuils River motorist says he was pulled over and harassed by an "arrogant white man" flashing blue lights in his private vehicle and wearing only a "law enforcement" bib yesterday. Jimlin van Wyk had pulled off at the KFC in Van Riebeeck Road, Kuils River, when he noticed the white Volkswagen Polo in his rear view.

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  11. Zarah Hector's alleged killers set to enter plea dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The Zarah Jane Hector murder trial may end far sooner than expected after the accused indicated they wanted to enter a plea. The trial resumed at the Western Cape High Court on Monday following delays last week due to a go-slow by court interpreters, who were back at work on Monday.

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  12. Woman in 'toxic relationship' beaten to death and dumpedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    A few months ago Aviwe Jam-Jam abandoned her job at the Airports Company SA and, with the help of relatives, fled to Johannesburg to escape her abusive boyfriend. But, under pressure from her mother and with the promise of an interview for a hotel job, the glamorous 26-year-old, who'd once aspired to be a model, made the fatal decision to return to Cape Town.

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  13. Go-slow at court delays Zarah Hector murder trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The trial of a murdered Kuils River mom got off to a shaky start at the Western Cape High Court on Monday when there were no interpreters available for proceedings to begin. The case against two men accused of killing mom of two, Zarah Jane Hector, 33, was postponed just before lunchtime when it became clear that no interpreter would be present.

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  14. Zarah Jane Hector murder trial set to startRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The family of slain mom of two, Zarah Jane Hector, say they will finally see the beginning of justice as the murder trial is set to start in the Western Cape High Court on Moday. Hector, 33, from Kuils River went missing on 14 March, 2016 with her boyfriend's BMW Z3, and her body was found 10 days later, dumped on a farm in the Klein Drakenstein.

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  15. #WaterCrisis: Winter water-saving awareness efforts ramped upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    The City of Cape Town is currently focusing its attention on making residents and water users aware of the need to build water reserves during the winter months, especially in light of the harsh summer that is expected. This means continuing to reduce water usage even though the weather is cooler and wetter.

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  16. .com | Matrics moved to safe exam venue due to gang violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | News24

    More than 100 matric pupils have been moved from Lavender Hill High School to Kuils River to write their mid-year exams after violence flared up around them, the Western Cape education department said on Friday. "There is absolutely no doubt that the flare-up of gang violence in the Lavender Hill area impacts our learners and it is for this reason that we have made arrangements for 132 Grade 12 learners from Lavender Hill to be transported to and accommodated at a venue in Kuils River to write their Grade 12 June examinations," said WCED spokesperson Jessica Shelver.

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  17. Children put themselves at risk to get to schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Primary school pupils are walking long distances to school in the dark in many parts of the city. Others face the daily challenge of making their way safely along heavily congested roads.

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  18. Brand new railway line to ease Cape Town's gridlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Cape Town - In the first acknowledgement that Cape Town's congestion will not be solved by increasing the road network, the City of Cape Town has announced plans to develop a new railway line to connect Khayelitsha and Kuils River. The new railway line is part of the city council's Built Environment Performance Plans for the next 12 months.

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  19. LOOK: UWC students continue to squat in admin buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    Efforts to find accommodation for at least 40 students from the University of the Western Cape holed up in one of its buildings are being stepped up amid concerns that the place is not fit for habitation. The students, who have not been placed in residence since March, have been sleeping on the floor of the residential management offices.

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  20. MyCiTi to have five new routes by 2032Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2017 | Iol.co.za

    New MyCiTi routes and a rail corridor, expected to cater for five times the number of current passengers, have been identified and prioritised across the metro. The National Treasury has allocated R1.4 billion and R1.6 bn respectively for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 financial years to the City for the provision of public transport infrastructure.

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