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Nathaniel Julies accused "Needed to quench their thirst for blood"

The accused in the murder of Eldorado Park teenager Nathaniel Julies had been on a shooting spree on the day of the murder. That's according to state prosecutor, Mzwandile Mrwabe. He made these comments during the bail hearing of the three suspects, police officers Simon Ndyalvane, Caylene Whiteboy and Foster Netshiongolo. The Protea Magistrate's Court will make it's decision on Monday. Julies was gunned down near his home in Eldorado Park last month. Prabashini Moodley reports...
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Police officers incriminate each other in Nathaniel Julies murder case

One of the accused in the Nathaniel Julies murder case, Caylene Whiteboy, has told the Protea Magistrate's court that she's being framed by her co-accused and that she's received death threats. Three police officers are applying for bail for the murder of the 16-year-old who was gunned down last month just metres from his home in Eldorado Park, the south of Johannesburg. The state is opposing bail for the officers who are facing charges of murder, discharging a firearm, possession of illegal ammunition and defeating the ends of justice. Prabashini Moodley reports...
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Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Trial resumes in South Africa

South Africa has resumed work on one of its COVID-19 vaccine trials that was recently put on hold. The research from the experimental trial developed by Oxford University and Pharmaceutical company - AstraZeneca - had also been halted in Brazil and the United Kingdom, after one of the UK participants had an adverse reaction. Prabashini Moodley reports...
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SLEEP

It's a problem faced by parents across the globe...It's sleep deprivation - and it's caused by cute and cuddly babies who wake up frequently through the night leaving their parents red eyed and exhausted. The problem has come to the fore even more during the national lockdown, with mums and dads having to work from home, as well as juggle the family and household responsibilities - all without a good nights sleep. Melini Moses explores this issue and puts a sleep therapist to the test...

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JAZZ ON THE LAKE MOVES DIGITALLY

The beginning of spring in Johannesburg usually means the beginning of the arts calendar for revelers. With the Level 2 lockdown restrictions as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic, things will be different this year. The 28th edition of the Arts Alive Festival officially kicked off this week, and because of restrictions on gatherings, many digital platforms will carry the productions. On Sunday, Jazz on the Lake goes virtual. The concert will feature performances from award winning South Africa artists Zoe Modiga, Shekhinah, Andile Yenana, Blaq Diamond, Thandi Ntulu, Ami Faku and others. Pearl Magubane filed this report…
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TEMBISA FAMILY SEEKS CLOSURE AFTER MURDER OF 22-YEAR-OLD TSHEPISO ADOONS

The family of Tshepiso Adoons, who was shot dead allegedly by police in his shack in Tembisa, east of Johannesburg, seeks justice. The 22-year old, who was mentally impaired, was shot and killed on Monday. In an emotional funeral service, friends family and the Tembisa community gathered to bid him farewell. Pearl Magubane reports...
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A man has been arrested for attempting to kidnap a child at a restaurant in Florida

The owner of the restaurant in Florida, west of Johannesburg, where a four-year old girl was almost kidnapped says his paternal instincts kicked in when he tackled the suspect and wrestled him to the ground. In a video which has gone viral on social media, the suspect is seen storming into a pizza restaurant and grabbing the child while she's sitting at a table with her mother and another woman. The restaurant owner, can be seen wrestling the little girl away from the suspect, whom police say is not known to the mother. Sashin Naidoo has the details...
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International Literacy Day highlights the role of educators in a changing environment

While COVID-19 and social distancing has caused a shift in learning within the classroom, some teachers say it's a move that may actually benefit weaker learners. Today marks International Literacy Day. The theme this year focuses on "Literacy teaching and learning during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond." It looks at the role of educators in a changing classroom environment. Prabashini Moodley reports...
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Jurgen Schadeberg described as an incredible pictorial historian

Photojournalist, Jurgen Schadeberg, has been described as an incredible pictorial historian who played an integral role in capturing South Africa's struggle for freedom during apartheid. He died at the age of 89 at his home in Spain - last weekend, after suffering a stroke. Schadeberg, who was chief photographer at Drum magazine, is responsible for capturing many of the country's most iconic images, in particular Nelson Mandela. Prabashini Moodley compiled this report...
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Exposure to other illnesses may have created immunity to COVID-19

Exposure to other serious diseases in the past may have created an immunity to COVID-19 for many South Africans. That's according to Professor of Vaccinology at the University of the Witwatersrand, Shabir Madhi. He's currently looking into why South Africa's death rate is far lower than was initially predicted. This comes as the number of daily new infections has also dipped sharply. Prabashini Moodley reports...
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Dog theft on the rise in Johannesburg

Animal welfare organisations have warned pet owners to exercise caution as pet theft, especially the theft of dogs, is on the increase. In Johannesburg, no dog is safe. Experts say there's a black market for almost every type of dog - from small terrier breeds to power breeds like pit bulls, staffies and bull terriers, and large security dogs like Rottweilers, Boerboels and German Shepherds. Jamaine Krige reports…
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Cannabis testing in the workplace remains a challenge

Recent changes in legislation which decriminalises cannabis use for adults in South Africa has proven challenging for companies conducting drug screenings in the workplace. Cannabis can be detected for up to 4 weeks by standard urine tests - the type most often utilised in a work environment. These tests, however, do not tell you when the substance was used or whether the employee is impaired at the time of the test. Jamaine Krige reports…

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