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Documents damaged following fire break out at Public Protector’s Cape Town office

A storeroom and documentation were damaged when a fire broke out at the Public Protector office in Wale Street, Cape Town earlier today.

The City of Cape Town’s Fire and Rescue Service said that they responded to an emergency call at 9 am. Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson, Jermaine Carelse said that by 10.03 am the fire on the fourth floor of the building had been extinguished.

“While the building was evacuated, crews from Roeland Street fire station had managed to contain the blaze to a single room.

“One person was treated on the scene for smoke inhalation and a fire investigator has been requested to ascertain the cause of the fire,” Carelse said.

-Cape Argus

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A woman is traumatized after she was kidnapped and repeatedly raped over 19 days. The woman said her horrific ordeal started on 4 July, when she got a lift from three men she met at a filling station in Tzaneen, Limpopo.

Magosha crying

She said she thought they would drop her off near her house but they kidnapped her and turned her into a s.e.x slave. The 26-year-old farmworker said she had earlier been shopping at Tzaneen Mall. Learn More

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