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Cellphone tower threat for Woodhurst residents

According to the spokesman of the Woodhurst resident and businessman, Dinesh Chetty, the school principal and the governing body allowed Atlas Towers to erect and switch on a cellphone tower, where due process and procedures were not followed.

Land invasion threat in Crossmoor

In recent weeks, residents living in close proximity to the area said that they witnessed individuals who marked the area and thereafter proceeded with the construction of shacks.

Help keep Tashnika’s memory alive

Tashnika Rambali was a well-known ambassador in the community and did whatever she could to create awareness on blood and bone marrow donations, which are vital for the treatment of leukemia patients.

Police officer accused of baton assault

The Moorton resident, who chose to use an alias, due to fear of being victimised by police, said that he will leave no stone unturned until justice prevails.

A place of solitude for abused women and children

Many other services are also offered such as counselling, family therapy, practical support, trauma intervention, crisis management and many other services to assist the abused.

Struggle stalwart, Ahmed Kathrada passes away

Kathrada’s health deteriorated on Monday night after he was admitted to hospital for surgery related to blood clotting in his brain, earlier this month. Over the past 24 hours, the stalwart’s condition became ever worse after he contracted pneumonia in both lungs.

The why and how of encrypting files on your Android smartphone

Encryption is a great way to keep your information safe. Put simply, it scrambles your data so that no one can read it unless they have the PIN code or password. This can protect you from having your information and identity stolen if your smartphone falls into the wrong hands.