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Double life terms for couple’s killers

Two men convicted of the murder of an elderly couple were handed two life imprisonment sentences each by the Vryheid High Court.

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Teen found guilty of farm murder

A teenage boy has been convicted of the murder of a farm couple in Limpopo after he pleaded guilty, Beeld reported.

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Pastor’s assault case could be thrown out

A pastor accused of assaulting a 79-year-old woman over a stray soccer ball could walk free if the State does not get its house in order, an Mpumalanga magistra... Read Story

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Double life terms for couple’s killers
October 25 2014 at 11:35

Two men convicted of the murder of an elderly couple were handed two life imprisonment sentences each by the Vryheid High Court.

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Teen found guilty of farm murder
October 25 2014 at 10:45

A teenage boy has been convicted of the murder of a farm couple in Limpopo after he pleaded guilty, Beeld reported.

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Pastor’s assault case could be thrown out
October 24 2014 at 20:23

A pastor accused of assaulting a 79-year-old woman over a stray soccer ball could walk free if the State does not get its house in order, an Mpumalanga magistrate warned.

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Dalindyebo ‘did not win’ kingship case
October 24 2014 at 20:17

The Eastern Cape High Court has not granted King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo of the AbaThembu an urgent interdict against President Jacob Zuma, the presidency said.

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Ex-CID cop back in court for theft
October 24 2014 at 20:04

A former crime intelligence officer and a woman will spend the weekend in jail after the Tzaneen Magistrate's Court postponed their case.

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SABC boss appeals suspension order
October 24 2014 at 19:47

SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng is appealing the Western Cape High Court order on his suspension, the broadcaster reported.

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Cosas dumps pig head in Woolies store
October 24 2014 at 19:23

Cosas members protesting Woolworths's trade with Israel placed a pig's head in the meat section of a Cape Town shop.

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Alleged Diepsloot killer admitted murders
October 24 2014 at 19:15

The man who allegedly murdered three toddlers in Diepsloot confessed that he had raped and strangled two of the girls.

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Court hears mom’s hijack horror
October 24 2014 at 18:06

A young mother recalled the hours-long trauma of a hijacking and robbery in the Pietermaritzburg High Court.

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Lenasia outage blamed on cable theft
October 24 2014 at 17:08

Cable theft caused a major power interruption in Lenasia, City Power said.

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Mall developer threatens to sue Sisulu
October 24 2014 at 17:06

Jay Singh vows to sue Human Settlements Minister over comments about the collapsed Tongaat Mall’s financing.

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Domest awarded R50k for k-word slur
October 24 2014 at 15:43

A Cape Towm man must pay R50 000 compensation to a domestic worker for swearing at her in racially abusive language.

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Two arrested for Kagiso robbery
October 24 2014 at 14:44

Two men suspected to have been behind the armed robbery of a shop have been arrested in Kagiso, police said.

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Spike in truck hijackings cost SA R1bn
October 24 2014 at 14:42

More than 1 100 trucks have been hijacked so far this year, and that was before the pre-festive season rush.

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1-ton rock crushes illegal miner
October 24 2014 at 14:42

Another Zama Zama has died illegally mining for gold dust, his body crushed by rock weighing up to a ton.

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Taxi drivers close road in Mamelodi
October 24 2014 at 14:00

Taxi drivers have closed down Tsamaya Street in Mamelodi after an argument over taxi routes, police said.

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Oscar case can be appealed - expert
October 24 2014 at 13:00

The judgment in the Oscar Pistorius trial can be appealed, says the law professor who Gerrie Nel asked for advice.

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Teen nabbed after woman’s garden attack
October 24 2014 at 12:35

Marlize Claasens is in a critical condition after she was attacked in her garden, allegedly by a 16-year-old boy, on her birthday.

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Tis the season of robberies, warn cops
October 24 2014 at 12:35

Joburg experienced two well-planned cash heists – an indication that the cash-in-transit robbery season is truly under way.

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Fields Hills truck driver case postponed
October 24 2014 at 12:34

Difficulties consulting the families of 24 people killed when a truck careened through a busy intersection led to the case against the driver being postponed.

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