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Reuters

Oscar’s fall from grace

At the 2012 London Olympics, it took Oscar Pistorius 45.44 seconds to become a global icon.

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Joburg boys crushed by concrete pipes

Two children were killed when concrete pipes rolled over them at a construction site in Braamfischerville, Soweto.

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INLSA

Mthembu ‘recuperating’ - ANC

ANC MP Jackson Mthembu is recuperating and is still in a Witbank hospital's intensive care unit, the party said.

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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.

‘State aiming to protect comrades’

The government is becoming more secretive to protect politicians from embarrassment, says the Right2Know Campaign.