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Illicit smokes a crime catalyst: Phiyega

Illicit trading in the tobacco sector creates a catalyst for other crimes, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega said.

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SA drug mule held in Kenya

A 45-year-old South African woman has been in arrested in Kenya for allegedly being in possession of cocaine with a street value of R1.7 million, the SABC repo... Read Story

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Faeces feeder jailed

The Western Cape High Court has sentenced a man to 15 years in prison for assaulting a two-year-old boy and forcing him to eat his own faeces.

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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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Mom’s battle to stop school bullies
November 24 2014 at 07:46

Her two children had been terrorised at school for months, but a fight filmed on a phone decided it for Chantelle Strijdom.

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No birthday cake for Oscar says Aimee
November 24 2014 at 08:17

Aimee Pistorius has denied reports that Oscar Pistorius received special treatment for his 28th birthday in prison.

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Rules flouted for Oscar’s birthday - report
November 23 2014 at 13:24

The correctional services department denied flouting rules for Oscar Pistorius but said the allegations “will be investigated”.

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Oscar ‘is not receiving preferential treatment’
November 23 2014 at 16:38

Any person found guilty of flouting the rules for Oscar Pistorius will be dealt with, the department of correctional services said.

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Cop in hot water over racial assault
November 24 2014 at 07:46

A policeman allegedly tried to squash a woman's claim of being beaten by a group of drunk UCT students.

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Dewani’s lawyer pushes for discharge
November 24 2014 at 04:01

Arguments on an application for Shrien Dewani’s discharge are due to be heard in Cape Town today.

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Zuma inquest enters final stage
November 24 2014 at 04:00

Closing arguments are expected in the inquest into an accident involving President Jacob Zuma’s son.

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Newspaper: Meyiwa ‘lied’ about his age
November 23 2014 at 14:53

Neither Safa nor the home club of Senzo Meyiwa were able to provide clarity on a report that he had lied about his age.

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Twist in Nafcoc power battle
November 23 2014 at 10:01

The bitter battle for control of the Nafcoc took another turn when the SCA upheld the appeal by the faction led by Lawrence Mavundla.

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