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Court rules against ousted gay pastor

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

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

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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Contractor loses R1m security bid
September 26 2014 at 12:43

The contractor of the N2/ Umgeni Road interchange upgrades, lost a bid to get Sanral to pay R1m a month for security.

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Blue Bulls player guilty of axe murders
September 26 2014 at 12:39

Phindile Joseph Ntshongwana has been found guilty of killing four people with an axe and of kidnapping and rape.

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Blue Bulls axe man guilty
September 26 2014 at 10:21

Phindile Joseph Ntshongwana is the man who killed four people with an axe, and who kidnapped a woman and raped her

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Call for prison drug treatment
September 26 2014 at 12:35

Providing drug treatment in prisons will benefit prisoners and society, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime said.

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Driver stabbed after hitting rock on N3
September 26 2014 at 12:09

A motorist was stabbed repeatedly when he stopped his car in Durban after hitting a rock on the N3.

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Petrol bomb attack puzzles family
September 26 2014 at 12:09

The barking of their dog may well have saved the lives of a family after two petrol bombs were hurled at their home.

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R65m TribeOne festival is no more
September 26 2014 at 11:33

The TribeOne Dinokeng music festival will not take place over the next three days - costing ratepayers R65m.

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Life terms for woman and assassins
September 26 2014 at 11:38

A Tembisa woman who took out a hit on her partner will spend her life behind bars – together with the three assassins she hired.

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Gauteng wages war on criminals
September 26 2014 at 11:38

“We will not allow this province to be taken over by criminals, enough is enough. Their days are numbered.”

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‘Calling off gig shows rot in council’
September 26 2014 at 11:33

The City of Tshwane’s leaders cannot just wash their hands of the failed TribeOne music festival, the ANCYL said.

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Rhino poacher’s jail term cut
September 26 2014 at 11:26

A man convicted of illegal trade in rhino horn had his sentence reduced from 30 to 13 years by the Supreme Court of Appeal.

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Bail for alleged wife-killer, 78
September 26 2014 at 10:54

Dieter Bergs cut a lone figure sitting in the dock tapping his feet, eyebrows furrowed and clutching a hardcover book.

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Adultery is not a crime, say judges
September 26 2014 at 09:10

Aggrieved spouses can no longer claim damages based on adultery as this concept is outdated, judges found.

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Cape woman’s mall robbery terror
September 26 2014 at 07:33

A pregnant woman was robbed in a mall's car park in broad daylight and dragged almost 20m.

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SANParks poaching accused remanded
September 25 2014 at 21:47

Three SANParks employees accused of poaching rhino in the Kruger National Park will remain in custody until their next court appearance.

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Cop shot with his own gun
September 25 2014 at 21:46

A man allegedly shot and seriously injured a police officer with his own service firearm while he was attending to a stock theft complaint.

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No jail for Legal Aid fraud attorney
September 25 2014 at 21:46

An advocate who twice claimed fees from Legal Aid SA for work not done was given a five-year suspended prison sentence.

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Ex-Bull did murder, but is he responsible?
September 25 2014 at 21:45

A judge will decide whether Phindile Ntshongwana is criminally responsible for three axe murders and a three day rape ordeal.

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Netcare controller jailed for fraud
September 25 2014 at 21:36

A woman from Dunnottar, in Nigel, was given a five-year suspended prison sentence, for embezzling the Old Mutual Trust.

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Crashed chopper belongs to tracking company
September 25 2014 at 17:30

A helicopter that crashed near Rand Airport on the East Rand was a Matrix Vehicle Tracking helicopter, MiX Telematics Africa said.

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