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Mystery statement from Oscar’s team

Oscar Pistorius’s family and legal team released a statement in an attempt to forestall a news report.

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Quarter of SA’s prisoners not sentenced

Well over a quarter of the people in prisons around the country have not yet been sentenced, according to Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha.

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DAILY NEWS

Roadblocks for your own safety: JMPD

Johannesburg motorists and communities have been urged to bear with roadblocks in the cause of fighting crime, metro police said.

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New dawn for prisoners on Robben Island
October 1 2014 at 10:05

For convicted criminal Justin Adams working on Robben Island is a proud moment, writes Kieran Legg.

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Driver jailed for death of boy, 3
October 1 2014 at 12:01

Suzette Ratcliffe choked back tears as the motorist who killed her 3-year-old son in an accident was sent to jail.

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Memorial for three poisoned girls
October 1 2014 at 12:03

Klass Mahlangu wishes those who allegedly poisoned his nieces and their friend had rather targeted adults in his family.

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Sheriff attaches education dept property
October 1 2014 at 11:56

Assets belonging to the Department of Basic Education have been attached after it failed to pay R28m owed to teachers.

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Court orders Samwu to reinstate 10
October 1 2014 at 11:57

Ten Samwu leaders have won their court bid to be reinstated by the leadership who expelled, suspended or “removed” them.

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Reservists stage sit-in over SAPS jobs
October 1 2014 at 11:57

Reservists who claim they have been promised full-time jobs in the SAPS, have staged a two-night sit-in at police headquarters.

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Dad and teen held up in Florida Road
October 1 2014 at 11:56

A section of Durban’s Florida Road was closed for hours after a father and daughter were robbed in broad daylight.

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Anger flares as ‘outsiders’ get jobs
October 1 2014 at 11:56

A councillor had to seek refuge at Statistics SA’s head office construction site as Salvokop residents protested against not getting jobs.

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Mozambicans linked to killing spree
October 1 2014 at 11:20

The three Mozambicans who allegedly killed two people in Muldersdrift, have been linked to the crimes.

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Housing activist shot dead
October 1 2014 at 11:21

The chairwoman of the KwaNdengezi branch of Abahlali baseMjondolo has been shot and killed at her house.

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9 000 litres of ammonia found at house
October 1 2014 at 11:20

Authorities are probing why 9 000 litres of ammonia - sometimes used in the making of tik - are being kept at a derelict house.

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Observation delay for ‘50 stab killer’
October 1 2014 at 10:21

The Bryanston man who allegedly stabbed his wife 50 times has 108 people delaying his psychiatric observation.

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Family’s 9-year quest for justice
October 1 2014 at 09:59

A family has spent hundreds of thousands of rand trying to secure a murder conviction via private prosecution.

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Teens beaten while escaping from rehab
October 1 2014 at 09:56

Three boys were allegedly severely beaten by guards and care workers for trying to leave a state-run rehab.

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Kidnapped baby reunited with mom
October 1 2014 at 09:22

Five days after he was kidnapped two-month-old Azile Skafu, of Mbekweni near Paarl, was reunited with his mother.

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Court rules against ousted gay pastor
October 1 2014 at 07:52

The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by a minister who was axed due to her same-sex marriage.

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Taxi driver jailed for double murder
September 30 2014 at 22:13

A taxi driver found guilty of killing his girlfriend and her mother was sentenced to 25 years in jail by the Rustenburg Magistrate's Court.

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Genital enlargement case postponed
September 30 2014 at 21:59

A bogus traditional healer, accused of stealing money from a man who paid him to enlarge his genitals, appeared in a Gauteng court.

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Kidnapped baby returned to mom
September 30 2014 at 21:17

A kidnapped baby was returned to his mother after police arrested the kidnapper in Paarl, Western Cape police said.

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No jail for student who killed friend
September 30 2014 at 20:47

An Mpumalanga student found guilty of stabbing his friend to death during a tavern brawl has been handed an effective three-year community service sentence.

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