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DA challenges use of police in Parly

The DA will challenge legislation that allows for the removal of people who create a disturbance in Parliament.

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Fleeing suspect drops dead in mall

Johannesburg police were chasing a suspected drug peddler when the man collapsed inside Northgate Mall.

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Initiation school a ‘rape den’

An initiation school in Mpumalanga was used as a sex den where 21 girls aged between nine and 17 were repeatedly raped and physically abused, the court heard. Read Story

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45 years in jail for 76-yr-old's rape
February 27 2015 at 17:34

A man who threatened a 76-year-old woman with a toy gun before repeatedly raping her was sentenced to 45 years in prison.

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Man acquitted of ex-girlfriend’s rape
February 27 2015 at 17:39

The case against a man accused of raping his ex-girlfriend at gunpoint was struck off the roll due to lack of evidence.

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Greenpeace takes minister to court
February 27 2015 at 16:27

Greenpeace has filed papers to try and compel Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to update SA’s nuclear liability regulations.

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Seven held in R15m drug bust
February 27 2015 at 16:17

Seven people were arrested after drugs with an estimated street value of R15 million were confiscated in a Sandton hotel room.

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Minister condemns taxi violence
February 27 2015 at 16:07

The transport ministry has condemned recent taxi violence in Johannesburg and Roodepoort which has claimed four lives.

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Trio nabbed with unwrought gold
February 27 2015 at 15:47

Three people were arrested for being in possession of R4 million worth of unwrought gold in Johannesburg, the Hawks said.

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Ramdass found fit for murder trial
February 27 2015 at 15:04

Merebank murder accused Donovan "Mark" Ramdass is mentally fit to stand trial, the Durban Magistrate's Court heard.

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Gran, 85, stabbed eight times
February 27 2015 at 15:03

A KZN grandmother is recovering in hospital after a horrific attack in which she was stabbed eight times in her home.

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Nkandla builder wants charges withdrawn
February 27 2015 at 14:55

Thandeka Nene, the Nkandla contractor, and two others will apply for fraud charges against them to be withdrawn.

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Judgment reserved in rugby injury case
February 27 2015 at 15:00

An injured during a school rugby match in March 2002 has made it all the way to the Constitutional Court.

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Boy killed in Mpumalanga protest
February 27 2015 at 15:00

A boy, 15, was shot dead, allegedly by police, during a service delivery protest in Mpumalanga.

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Mom happy with boot camp murder verdict
February 27 2015 at 14:47

Mother of 15-year-old boy who died after being abused at a camp happy that both accused found guilty of murder

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Police hunt three escapees in KZN
February 27 2015 at 14:40

Police are on the trail of three awaiting trial detainees who have escaped from the Dundee correctional unit.

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R15m insurance scamsters trapped
February 27 2015 at 14:40

Three suspects allegedly involved in trying to swindle insurance companies out of a total of R15m, have been arrested.

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Burgersfort calm after protests
February 27 2015 at 14:06

Most of Burgersfort was quiet following an evening of protests on Thursday, Limpopo police said.

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Stolen Zephany: ‘mom’ in court
February 27 2015 at 13:24

The woman charged with kidnapping baby Zephany Nurse 17 years ago clutched her hands nervously in the dock this morning.

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Police minister to probe Hawks saga
February 27 2015 at 13:05

Police Minister Nathi Nhleko will investigate how the Ipid issued two different reports on the illegal rendition of Zimbabweans.

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Plans passed in error, says municipality
February 27 2015 at 13:02

Oops. We messed up. These are the official words from an eThekwini Municipality after the Umhlanga penthouse debacle.

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Cops move in to stem Lenasia mayhem
February 27 2015 at 13:03

The police standoff with Thembelihle residents went on for hours, after a shooting incident reignited the violence.

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Hospital negligence: Widow gets R450 000
February 27 2015 at 13:02

An Emalahleni widow is set to receive R450 000 for loss and support after her husband died in Steve Biko Hospital.

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