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Three dead after North West bus crash

The death toll in the Brits bus accident has risen to three after another woman died in hospital, North West police said.

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‘Xenophobia behind rape charge’

A man, accused of kidnapping and raping a boy, told a court that he only arrived in town weeks after the alleged incident took place.

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Airport poo-flinging case postponed

The “interests of justice” saved the day for nine men who were to be sentenced for throwing human waste at the Cape Town International Airport.

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Sharks player in court for rape
July 26 2015 at 09:41

A Sharks Under-21 player appeared in court this week for the alleged kidnapping and rape of a 19-year-old woman.

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Phiyega faces mutiny over Marikana
July 26 2015 at 09:32

A secret meeting at which a select group of top brass compiled the Marikana plan is threatening to tear the SAPS apart.

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Class action bid against Merc over ‘scam’
July 25 2015 at 15:49

More than 30 people believe they were scammed out of millions of rands in a BEE scheme involving Mercedes-Benz Financial Services SA.

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SAPS plan to rehire ex cops ‘a joke’
July 25 2015 at 15:24

Are former cops who resigned queuing up to rejoin the force? The SAPS says yes, but unions representing police officers say no.

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Police unit set to tackle gang hotspots
July 25 2015 at 15:13

Members of a new specialised policing unit aimed at combating gang violence targeted one of the Cape’s most dangerous gang hotspots.

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Learning to live without little Taegrin
July 25 2015 at 14:42

Chantal Morris recalls the night her four-year-old son Taegrin was killed, and explains how the family has coped.

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E-toll defaulter with ‘cloned plates’ charged
July 25 2015 at 14:14

A man appeared on 987 charges - one count for every time he drove under an e-toll gantry with cloned number plates.

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Firearms ‘used’ in hostel violence seized
July 25 2015 at 13:39

KZN police have seized firearms which they believe have been used in attacks on the violence plagued Glebelands hotels.

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Cops on anti-crime blitz in Parow
July 25 2015 at 13:27

Police in Cape Town conducted a massive operation in Parow during which almost R800 000 worth of counterfeit goods were seized.

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Zephany accused could plead guilty
July 25 2015 at 13:11

The woman accused of snatching Zephany Nurse has not ruled out the possibility of pleading guilty, her attorney said.

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Judge flays Nhleko over McBride
July 25 2015 at 11:41

A judge tore into the police minister's arguments in his battle to institute disciplinary action against Robert McBride.

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Roodt daughter relives horror attack
July 25 2015 at 09:16

Dawie Roodt's daughter has described how he bravely fought off one of the men who threatened his family.

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Husband kept busy while wife gang-raped
July 24 2015 at 21:57

A 36-year-old woman was raped allegedly by four men while her husband stood talking to a man in their yard.

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Foreign shopkeepers shot dead
July 24 2015 at 20:03

Two Ethiopian men were shot dead and one injured during a robbery at their shop in Thekwane near Rustenburg.

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ANC councillor damaged EFF car: court
July 24 2015 at 20:12

A Rustenburg court heard how an ANC councillor allegedly attacked EFF members who had tried to campaign in the area.

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Daughter fights uncle over ill dad
July 24 2015 at 19:31

A Pretoria east woman has pleaded with the high court in Pretoria to place her severely ill father under her care.

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Suspected trolley thief escapes
July 24 2015 at 19:03

An awaiting-trial offender has made a daring escape from a busy Durban hospital by wriggling his way out of shackles.

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Top Cape Town official hijacked in KZN
July 24 2015 at 19:02

Hours after arriving in Durban from Cape Town, André Chetty was held up at gunpoint and shoved down an embankment.

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KZN woman pleads guilty to animal abuse
July 24 2015 at 19:02

A Durban woman who took in sick and abused dogs, but then neglected them, has pleaded guilty.

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Ignore border officials’ hogwash: Gigaba
July 24 2015 at 18:43

Minister Malusi Gigaba said immigrants would not be declared undesired persons simply because officials at ports of entry granted them an unreasonably short stay.

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