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What drives a parent to harm a child?

For many parents, the glib "I was raised that way" response still serves to justify their actions, writes Omeshnie Naidoo.

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Family held hostage by armed robbers

A Waterfall family was held hostage for three hours while armed robbers ransacked their home before fleeing with their car.

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Durban teacher’s rape case struck off roll

The child rape case against a teacher was struck off the roll because he had not been brought from prison for a second time.

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Slain police dog was stabbed by suspect
November 19 2014 at 10:39

Chaka, the police dog that went missing while chasing suspects, was stabbed four times, a post mortem revealed.

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Return loaned textbooks - MEC
November 19 2014 at 09:22

The KZN education department has urged pupils to safeguard their textbooks and return them at the end of each year.

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Evil empire rules over beautiful game
November 18 2014 at 14:19

Fifa will hold soccer's showcase spectacle where the most money is - whatever the cost, says Steven Goff.

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Spur managers held up at gunpoint
November 18 2014 at 10:31

Five armed robbers stormed a Spur in eManzimtoti, assaulting two managers before making off with cash and other valuables.

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Still no Porritt trial 12 years on
November 18 2014 at 10:25

Nearly 12 years after being arrested, Gary Porritt is no closer to entering the dock for the so-called Tigon/PSC investment scandal.

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Jobs to go at Media 24
November 18 2014 at 08:25

Staff at four of Media 24’s Fever community newspapers in KwaZulu-Natal were told that their papers were closing.

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Skills tests for senior teachers
November 18 2014 at 07:41

Schoolteachers applying for senior posts may soon have to write competency tests before being promoted.

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Why no action against sedition?
November 17 2014 at 13:55

Helmoed-Romer Heitman says not much has happened after what amounted to armed sedition by soldiers in Oudtshoorn.

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Police could take control of House
November 17 2014 at 12:08

Baleka Mbete and the ANC in Parliament have not ruled out the deployment of police in the National Assembly in future.

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Matric markers selection outrage
November 17 2014 at 12:06

The KZN Education Department is accused of overlooking qualified and experienced senior matric markers.

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