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Oscar spends first night in prison

Oscar Pistorius has been allocated a cell in the hospital wing of Pretoria’s Kgosi Mampuru prison.

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Finger rape of girl ‘not as serious’

A lawyer's argument that his client's rape of a minor was not serious as he did not use a penis incensed the victim's...

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NPA chief denies golden handshake

NPA boss Mxolisi Nxasana says he has not been offered a golden handshake, nor has he asked for more money.

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What to do about the boss from hell

Rebecca Shannonhouse looks at how a bad boss can affect your health - and gets advice on what to do about it.

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Rand firms on hopes for fiscal prudence

High hopes for Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's first medium-term budget policy statement boosted the rand.

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Afrimat: Earnings seen rising to 30%

Afrimat, the listed construction materials company, expected headline earnings a share (HEPS) and earnings a share (EPS) for the six months to ...

Boks cast eye to World Cup

Despite a looming northern hemisphere tour, Sprinbok captain Jean de Villiers said they already had an eye on next year's World Cup.

Online dating goes bad

Firefighters rescued a woman from a chimney after she became stuck while allegedly breaking into the home of a man she met online.

Community refuses to budge before MyCiTi expansion
Mixed communities in Plumstead and Wynberg say the construction of a MyCiTi "freeway" through their peaceful suburbs will, like the Group Areas Act of apartheid, rip apar ...