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A 19-year-old youth told the court how he and two school friends used dagga before bludgeoning and strangling a 56-year-old man to death on his farm near Brits... Read Story

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Man held for knifing lover to death

A 51-year-old man was arrested in the Mooiplaas informal settlement near Centurion, for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death.

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Five-year-old’s rapist jailed for life

The Northern Cape High Court has sentenced a man who raped a five-year-old child to life in prison.

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12 held in Tembisa protest
August 29 2014 at 10:06

Twelve people have been arrested for public violence in Sophiatown informal settlement in Tembisa, Ekurhuleni metro police said.

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Womb theft accused testifies
August 29 2014 at 09:00

A woman accused of stealing a woman’s unborn baby, took the stand to give her version of events that day.

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Spy tapes: heat back on Zuma
August 29 2014 at 07:33

President Zuma has suffered a "political setback" and should be worried, legal and political analysts say.

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Mom sues over Down syndrome baby
August 29 2014 at 07:33

The mother of a child with Down syndrome has taken her case all the way to the Constitutional Court to claim for damages.

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ANC welcomes EFF court bid
August 28 2014 at 21:28

The ANC has welcomed the decision of EFF MPs to challenge their looming suspension from Parliament in court.

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No jail for thieving receptionist
August 28 2014 at 21:34

A receptionist was sentenced to five years' correctional supervision for the theft of R472 493 over a period of five years.

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Lindela detentions unlawful: court
August 28 2014 at 21:11

The High Court in Johannesburg has ruled that the detention of migrants at the Lindela Repatriation Centre is unlawful and unconstitutional.

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Councillor in court for ‘vigilante’ killing
August 28 2014 at 21:08

A Madibeng Local Municipality councillor and two other people accused of killing a teenage boy accused of attempted rape have appeared in court.

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NDPP lashed over ‘spy tapes’
August 28 2014 at 21:05

The office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions received an unprecedented tongue-lashing in the “spy tapes” order handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal.

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Man in court for murderous rage
August 28 2014 at 20:50

A man accused of stabbing his pregnant girlfriend and her mother to death, and setting his friend's house alight, appeared in the Ritavi Magistrate's Court.

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Poacher nabbed at pals’ bail hearing
August 28 2014 at 20:27

A man has been arrested for alleged rhino poaching in Limpopo while he attended the bail hearing of four of his friends.

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EFF to fight suspension in court
August 28 2014 at 18:46

The EFF will go to court to oppose looming suspension from Parliament for disrupting presidential question time.

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Bail for murder accused cop
August 28 2014 at 18:43

An eThekwini metro policeman accused of shooting dead his girlfriend and hiding evidence has been granted bail.

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Spy tape ruling ‘grants access to information’
August 28 2014 at 18:40

The release of the so-called Zuma “spy tapes” has ultimately granted the public access to the information contained in them, arms deal critic Hennie Van Vuuren said.

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AfriForum lays charges against ANC over Thuli
August 28 2014 at 18:02

AfriForum opened a case against Gwede Mantashe and Jessie Duarte for allegedly contravening the Public Protector Act.

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Attackers shoot mom dead, wound son
August 28 2014 at 17:56

A 47-year-old woman has been shot dead and her son wounded in Lerome village near Mogwase, North West.

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Court hears triple axe murder details
August 28 2014 at 17:54

Dressed in black and using a cellphone light, a man allegedly entered a rondavel and axed a woman to death, a KZN court heard.

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Pillow used to muffle deadly shot
August 28 2014 at 17:10

A pillow with a bullet hole was found hidden behind the couch of a Durban woman shot dead, allegedly by her policeman boyfriend, the court heard.

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SANDF loses appeal over soldiers’ march
August 28 2014 at 16:55

The SANDF did not act fairly in taking disciplinary action against soldiers who took part in an illegal march, the Supreme Court of Appeal held.

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Abused woman gets refugee status
August 28 2014 at 15:16

First she was persecuted and raped in her home country, then she had to endure eight years of degradation in South Africa.

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