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Tik worth R300k found in Grassy Park

SAPS have confiscated tik worth R300,000 from a house in Grassy Park following a tip-off. Upon searching the house, the tik was discovered. A 52-year-old woman was arrested by the Hawks Narcotics Enforcement Bureau. She will appear in the Wynberg Magistrates Court this morning. Two alleged abalone smugglers had also been arrested in Table View.

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Western Cape’s water supply improved

The Western Cape’s water supply system has seen a massive recovery this year with several dams having reached capacity following heavy winter rains. The National Department of Water and Sanitation has lifted water restrictions in many parts of the province, but the City of Cape Town says it will wait until November to decide on…

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Germany reports nearly 7k new Covid-19 infections

New cases of coronavirus infections in Germany have soared to 6,638 in the past 24 hours, reaching a daily level not seen since the start of the pandemic. The alarming jump in numbers came just hours after Chancellor Angela Merkel met with the leaders of Germany’s 16 federal states to agree on tougher restrictions designed…

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Rwanda approves production of medical cannabis

Rwanda has approved the production of medical cannabis strictly for export, seeking to target fast-growing markets in the United States and European Union, even though its use remains illegal at home. Guidelines for the production and export of medical cannabis were approved by the cabinet, and a government statement says it would not change strict…

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