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Illness delays child murder, rape case

A man accused of murdering his lover's eight-year-old daughter and then raping her afterwards was rushed to a doctor after complaining that he was ill.

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Three Pakistanis held for Ermelo knifing

Three Pakistani men have been arrested for stabbing a Bangladeshi man to death in Ermelo, Mpumalanga.

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Asylum seeker violence condemned

Government has condemned the destruction of property by asylum seekers at the Customs House building in Cape Town.

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"Young, blonde tourist" gunned down in Gugs
November 24 2014 at 13:24

A woman described by witnesses as "blonde and beautiful" was shot twice in the heart by thugs who wanted her phone.

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Mayfair murder accused to appear in court
November 24 2014 at 14:23

A man accused of stabbing another man to death will appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

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Water drainage blamed for Zuma crash
November 24 2014 at 14:21

Lack of water drainage caused an accident involving Duduzane Zuma, in which a woman died, an inquest heard.

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‘Zola Tongo is a liar’
November 24 2014 at 13:41

Zola Tongo told many lies when he gave evidence against Shrien Dewani, the Cape High Court heard.

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Mace killings: KZN man’s case postponed
November 24 2014 at 12:34

A Chatsworth man, accused of killing his wife while she slept and bludgeoning his children to death, has appeared in court.

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Zuma’s son ‘responsible for crash’
November 24 2014 at 12:19

Duduzane Zuma should be held criminally liable for an accident in which a woman was killed, an inquest has heard.

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‘Disclosure of key points a security risk’
November 24 2014 at 12:00

If SA's 200 national key points are revealed, the country's security will be at risk, a court has heard.

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Cop admits fondling women’s breasts
November 24 2014 at 11:57

A senior police commander has been found guilty of sexual harassment and misconduct on the job.

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Woman seeks R1.5m after hospital ordeal
November 24 2014 at 11:57

Janita Bodenstein fell off a tractor and was taken to Bethal Hospital, where she claims staff allowed her wounds to go septic.

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Dewani’s lawyer cites ‘improbabilities’
November 24 2014 at 11:55

Claims that Shrien Dewani approached a stranger to arrange his wife's murder are riddled with improbabilities, says his lawyer.

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R2K marchers gather at court
November 24 2014 at 11:27

The Johannesburg High Court is set to hear an application for a list of SA’s national key points to be made public.

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Don’t give cash to window washers - police
November 24 2014 at 11:21

With the festive season approaching, instances of begging, hawking and window washing are set to increase, warn cops.

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No peace for Long Street traders
November 24 2014 at 11:24

Beggars, crooks and rude taxi drivers are making life difficult for Long Street business owners.

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Nigerian man faces drug charge
November 24 2014 at 11:23

A 41-year-old Nigerian man has been found in possession of two kilograms of tik, say Western Cape police.

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Panel set to hear Steenkamp appeal
November 24 2014 at 11:14

Three judges will hear the appeal against the conviction and sentencing of Don Steenkamp, who was jailed for killing his family.

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Granny in the dock after toddler’s death
November 24 2014 at 11:14

Protesters have flocked to the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court to demand that the grandmother of a dead toddler be denied bail.

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Pietermaritzburg shooting victim dies
November 24 2014 at 11:08

Kavlin Naidoo has died in hospital three weeks after being shot in the stomach - allegedly by a policeman.

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Woman’s assault conviction set aside
November 24 2014 at 11:07

A knock against a co-worker resulted in a criminal conviction and sentence for a Cape Town woman.

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Alleged thief beaten to death
November 24 2014 at 10:33

The residents of an informal settlement in Gugulethu were mum about a “mob justice” incident in which a man was killed.

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‘Abomination’ puts neighbours on edge
November 24 2014 at 10:06

Homeowners have banded together for a court battle against a multistorey development in Durban.

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