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Killer jailed after pal rats on him

A Durban electrician who woke a sleeping woman and helped strangle and rob her was jailed for an effective 20 years.

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Alleged child killer threatened

Ntokozo Hadebe had to be smuggled out of the Diepsloot police station in an armoured vehicle to save him from an angry crowd, the court heard.

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Pigeon racing not banned: dept

Pigeon racing has not been banned, the environmental affairs department clarified after the NSPCA released a statement saying the sport is now illegal.

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Ex-bouncer bosses in court on fraud charges
October 21 2014 at 12:07

André Naudé and Mark Lifman face over 300 charges of fraud in contravention of the Private Security Industry Regulations Act.

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Steenkamps satisfied with Oscar’s sentence
October 21 2014 at 11:49

Reeva Steenkamp’s family have welcomed the five years in jail her killer Oscar Pistorius was handed in court.

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Baby Christina: mom turns on dad
October 21 2014 at 11:28

A mother accused of viciously abusing her infant child appears to have turned on her co-accused former boyfriend.

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Dewani had erection problems, court told
October 21 2014 at 11:08

Shrien Dewani suffered from erectile dysfunction, which affected his sex life with Anni Hindocha, a court has heard.

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Pregnant woman shot six times
October 21 2014 at 11:05

A Cape Town woman who was four months pregnant was relaxing in her bedroom when gunmen stormed in and shot her.

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Nkandla architect tells of security ‘recce’
October 21 2014 at 10:47

Minenhle Makhanya says he was told to visit official residences around SA, and replicate the designs at Nkandla.

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Slain mom’s son cries out for her
October 21 2014 at 10:43

Tebogo Letsoalo’s sister was murdered in Mamelodi last month – and since then it has been up to him to take care of her son.

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Couple survives brutal farm attack
October 21 2014 at 10:32

A woman believes that pretending to be dead is the only reason she managed to escape an armed robbery at her home.

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Shackled activist outside Oscar court
October 21 2014 at 09:26

Golden Miles Bhudu stood outside the High Court in Pretoria with chains shackled to his waist, wrists, and ankles.

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Canal Walk gets metal detectors
October 21 2014 at 10:02

Shoppers at Canal Walk can expect to be thoroughly searched and scanned as they enter the centre after a spate of mall heists.

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Abducted boy, 9, found safe
October 21 2014 at 09:59

Fagan Ruiters abducted from his school last week, is safely back home, but police are continuing their hunt for his stepfather.

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Three quizzed over Mthembu shooting
October 21 2014 at 09:31

Police have arrested and questioned three men over the shooting and robbery of ANC MP Jackson Mthembu.

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Anxiety grips Oscar fans outside court
October 21 2014 at 09:14

"To be honest, I am sh****ng my pants this morning for him, so I can't imagine how he must feel."

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Scrapyard owner ‘blown to shreds’
October 21 2014 at 09:13

A Pretoria scrapyard owner "was blown away" after attempting to use a grinder to strip open a WWII explosive device.

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Man held for girlfriend’s rape
October 21 2014 at 08:53

A man was arrested in Fordsburg after he allegedly forced himself on his girlfriend after she refused to have sex with him.

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'We're behind Oscar, no matter what'
October 21 2014 at 07:42

Oscar Pistorius's siblings have rallied behind him, saying they believe his version of events "without reservation".

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Restorative justice for Oscar?
October 21 2014 at 07:57

An expert on restorative justice believes a non-custodial sentence for Oscar Pistorius could serve to heal wounds.

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Video: Oscar's siblings speak
October 21 2014 at 07:51

Aimee and Carl Pistorius have spoken about the ordeal the family has endured while Oscar has been on trial.

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Dewani ‘ate while everyone grieved’
October 21 2014 at 07:49

Sneha Mashru can still remember the sound when Shrien Dewani dropped her cousin Anni’s lifeless hand.

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Dewani case: Anni’s cousin speaks
October 21 2014 at 04:05

British businessman Shrien Dewani’s trial continues in the Western Cape High Court today.

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