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Prosecutor to blame for rapist’s release: SCA

The Supreme Court of Appeal has upheld a ruling that a prosecutor’s negligence resulted in a child rapist being granted bail, and subsequently abducting a... Read Story

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Rightwingers take Derby-Lewis case to UN

Front National will approach the United Nations' Human Rights Commission over the handling of Clive Derby-Lewis's medical parole application.

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Sadtu court ruling ‘bittersweet’

A ruling in favour of the Sadtu national executive committee against the union's Eastern Cape leadership was bittersweet, the union said.

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Probe sought into Nigeria gun buy
September 19 2014 at 16:56

A Nigerian watchdog group wants the Nigerian government investigated for flying $9.3 million in cash to SA to buy weapons.

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NPA seizes Mabe’s assets
September 19 2014 at 14:46

Former ANCYL treasurer general Pule Mabe and two others are accused of defrauding the SA Social Security Agency.

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Cops nail robbers inside bank
September 19 2014 at 17:16

Police arrested four suspects inside a bank they were attempting to rob, and eight suspects waiting in getaway vehicles.

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Ten held for rhino poaching
September 19 2014 at 17:00

Ten people were arrested in four provinces in connection with rhino poaching and related crimes, the Hawks said.

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SA becoming more violent: FFPlus
September 19 2014 at 16:20

The latest crime statistics show South Africa has become a more violent country, the Freedom Front Plus said.

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Murder rate increase worries ISS
September 19 2014 at 16:11

The Institute for Security Studies said it was concerned that murder had increased for two consecutive years for the first time in democracy.

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Police out for shop burglars
September 19 2014 at 16:02

Thieves made off with thousands of rand in cash, airtime and cigarettes after breaking into a convenience store in KZN.

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ANC ‘handling’ hostel crisis
September 19 2014 at 16:01

The violence at the Glebelands hostel in KZN is politically motivated says eThekwini municipal manager Sbu Sithole.

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R10 000 reward for monkey killer
September 19 2014 at 16:01

The culprit behind the shooting of a vervet monkey on a Durban golf estate faces criminal prosecution and a fine.

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Teacher convicted of double murder
September 19 2014 at 16:00

A KZN teacher who killed his ex-girlfriend and her son because he believed she had infected him with HIV has been found guity.

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King’s Park four placed at scene
September 19 2014 at 16:00

A Fidelity guard supervisor placed all four men accused of beating Brett William to death at the crime scene.

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Murder accused fails to win back passport
September 19 2014 at 15:31

A man accused of murdering a doctor has not persuaded a court to amend his bail conditions so he can travel to India.

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Cop implicated in driveway attack
September 19 2014 at 15:31

The wife of a KZN man who was shot, allegedly by a cop, has spoken of how she tried to take a bullet for her husband.

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Nigeria church: Some still hope
September 19 2014 at 15:31

Thanduxolo Doro refuses to give up hope that his sister is alive, even as he again leaves the airport without her.

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Third time guilty for drink driving cop
September 19 2014 at 15:31

A veteran Durban policeman has finally been found guilty - for the third time - of driving while drunk.

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Murder stats reflect war zone: DA
September 19 2014 at 15:25

The murder rate in the country is reflective of a “war zone”, Democratic Alliance MP Dianne Kohler-Barnard said.

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Grim picture of violent crime
September 19 2014 at 11:38

Gauteng and the Western Cape are becoming increasingly violent with a large spike in murder cases in the provinces.

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Life sentence for KZN child rapist
September 19 2014 at 13:30

A man convicted of raping a 10-year-old girl in Mpumalanga township has been sentenced to life imprisonment.

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Crime stats: Nearly 2 000 violent protests
September 19 2014 at 12:05

There were 1 907 protests in 2013/14 that were not peaceful, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega said.

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‘Porn teacher’ lied about finances
September 19 2014 at 11:29

The Durban drama teacher facing allegations that he paid pupils to create pornography has been refused bail.

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