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Rock hard benches and telling it as it is for 300 years

The stenographer nodded off to sleep. No one could blame her, even in the public gallery the journalists were getting fidgety. Court benches became real hard when you sit on them for a couple of hours. Labour court isn’t as … Continue reading

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Getting the crime in the quietest city in the world

  There is a ritual on the night shift at the paper. The night reporter has to do crime calls. What it means is phoning police spokespeople across the city of Johannesburg and asking them if anything is happening in … Continue reading

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