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Baby killed in looting stampede

A baby was killed in Kagiso on the West Rand when it was trampled by a mob of stampeding looters, national police said.

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Man shot dead at Gardens garage

An off-duty security guard shot and killed a motorist at the Engen garage in Orange Street in Gardens in Cape Town.

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Foreign-owned Soweto shops abandoned

Several foreign-owned shops in Soweto were abandoned following a week of violence and looting.

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Court rules against Nhleko on Dramat
January 23 2015 at 11:32

The police minister's decision to suspend Hawks boss Anwa Dramat was invalid, the High Court in Pretoria has ruled.

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Nwedamwutsu’s furniture to be auctioned off
January 23 2015 at 12:06

Furniture from the late Limpopo Education MEC’s office will be auctioned off to settle debt owed to a group of teachers.

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Stun gun terror on Cape trains
January 23 2015 at 11:35

A Metrorail commuter was stabbed six times and shocked with a stun gun as muggers worked their way through a carriage.

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Serial killer suspect charged for one murder
January 23 2015 at 10:58

The man believed to be the "Century City serial killer" has been charged for one of six murders that took place in Acacia Park.

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Metro cop robbed of pistol
January 23 2015 at 10:43

A metro policeman has been robbed of his service pistol in Actonville, Benoni, Gauteng police said.

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Death sentence for SA drug mule
January 23 2015 at 10:27

A SA man has been sentenced to death by the High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, for being in possession of 2kg of tik.

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Bogus cops filmed in hijacking drama
January 23 2015 at 10:12

An attempted hijacking, depicted in a video that has gone viral, ended in a dramatic shootout and chase in Pretoria.

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Cop accused of looting in Soweto
January 23 2015 at 08:43

Police have vowed to take strong action against a policeman apparently filmed looting in Dobsonville, Soweto.

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Prisoners’ bloody jail rampage
January 23 2015 at 07:54

The 27 Drakenstein prisoners who attacked 10 warders had every intention to kill, a top official said.

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Grab this land, EFF man tells crowd
January 23 2015 at 08:01

EFF leader Godrich Gardee has urged his supporters to occupy privately-owned land in the Free State.

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'Youth the instigators in Soweto looting'
January 23 2015 at 06:20

Gauteng's police commissioner has said that youngsters were grouping themselves and looting stores across Soweto.

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Soweto looting frenzy - PICS
January 23 2015 at 07:25

Scenes of widespread looting played out all day across Soweto's many suburbs as police struggled to cope.

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Cops accused of intimidating reporter
January 23 2015 at 06:28

The National Press Club condemned the manner in which a reporter was handled by three police officers in Soweto.

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Alleged serial killer drops bid for bail
January 22 2015 at 21:35

A man facing charges of rape, armed robbery and murder, all involving women, and all occuring close to Century City shopping mall, has abandoned his bail application.

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Spray paint attack recounted in court
January 22 2015 at 21:32

A KZN court heard how a mechanic’s assistant was beaten and stripped before paint was emptied over his head and his body spraypainted with a pressure applicator.

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Heavy police presence in iKwezi
January 22 2015 at 21:03

Dozens of police cars surrounded a supermarket near the iKwezi train station in Soweto following attacks and looting of foreign-owned shops.

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Court warns teen to stay away from girl, 14
January 22 2015 at 20:24

A magistrate has warned a 16-year-old boy who had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old mentally ill girl to stay away from her.

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Somali businessmen’s car stoned
January 22 2015 at 20:23

People threw stones at the van of four Somali nationals who had packed up their shop in Soweto following clashes between locals and foreigners.

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Paroled rapist jailed again
January 22 2015 at 20:04

A man who raped a woman three months after being released on parole has been sentenced to another 15 years in jail.

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No excuse for Soweto attacks: Cosatu
January 22 2015 at 20:00

There is no excuse for assault, killings and looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto, Cosatu said.

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