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Man held for murdering wife

A man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his wife to death in Swaneville near Krugersdorp, Gauteng police said.

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All the drama around the #oscartrial

While the Oscar Pistorius trial has been sombre, it was not without awkward moments and unusual appearances.

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Oscar ‘largest news story in the world’

The sentencing of Oscar Pistorius was the biggest news story in the world on Tuesday, media monitoring group ROi Africa said.

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Cruel life of Baby Christina
October 17 2014 at 12:46

Baby Christina* was viciously abused, resulting in her development being stunted. Her parents go on trial on Monday.

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Residents vow to deal with criminals
October 17 2014 at 15:39

Angry residents of an outer west Durban township have threatened to take the law into their own hands after a spike in crime.

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Hippo attack suspected in poacher’s death
October 17 2014 at 15:04

A suspected illegal gill-netter, whose body was found near the St Lucia estuary mouth, was apparently attacked by a hippo.

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Chatsworth police station burgled
October 17 2014 at 14:34

Police are tight lipped after thieves made off with an undisclosed amount of cash that was kept at the Chatworth police station.

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Six held after Centurion shoot-out
October 17 2014 at 14:04

Pretoria police arrested six people after a shoot-out following a robbery at a cellular shop in Centurion Mall.

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Canal Walk robbed for third time
October 17 2014 at 13:17

Criminals are not letting up, as armed mall robbers hit Canal Walk and Bayside Mall in a space of a few hours.

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Nel asks for 10 years jail for Oscar
October 17 2014 at 12:37

On Tuesday next week, the world will know what sentence Oscar Pistorius will get for killing Reeva Steenkamp.

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Labour Court wants answers from Phiyega
October 17 2014 at 12:43

The Labour Court in Joburg has ordered Police Minister Nathi Nhleko and commissioner Riah Phiyega to appear in court.

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R75 000 crayfish bust in Cape Town
October 17 2014 at 12:41

A 57-year-old woman has been arrested for the alleged illegal possession of crayfish, with a street value of R75 000.

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Taxi owner arrested for murder
October 17 2014 at 12:39

A taxi owner has been arrested in Tsakane, near Carnival City, for kidnapping and killing his girlfriend, police said.

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Pupil held at Pollsmoor for 7 days
October 17 2014 at 12:13

Angry residents of Lingelethu near Malmesbury are up in arms after a pupil was held at Pollsmoor Prison for seven days.

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Traffic cop fights for driver’s licence
October 17 2014 at 12:00

A KZN traffic cop wants her bosses to reinstate her driving licences which, she claims, were cancelled without explanation.

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Shoot-out between cops, robbers at mall
October 17 2014 at 11:53

A shoot-out has taken place between police and robbers at Centurion Mall near Pretoria, Gauteng police said.

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Search for boy abducted from school
October 17 2014 at 11:46

The Hanover Park community has come out in full force to find Fagan Ruiters after he was abducted from school.

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Hangberg man sues police in civil case
October 17 2014 at 11:39

A man Hangberg in Cape Town is suing police after he was beaten, suffocated and dragged out of his home naked.

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Detective shot while in pursuit of suspect
October 17 2014 at 11:08

A 37-year-old police officer died after being shot while trying to arrest a man wanted for murder and robbery in Khayelitsha.

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Oscar also a victim, says Roux
October 17 2014 at 11:07

Oscar Pistorius is also a victim, defence advocate Barry Roux told the court during closing arguments for sentencing.

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Missing student’s body found in river
October 17 2014 at 11:06

A KZN student who disappeared near the University of the Free State campus in Phuthaditjhaba has been found dead.

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I killed a man, Gumtree accused told sister
October 17 2014 at 10:56

The man who has admitted to shooting dead 21-year-old Olwyn Cowley says he does not know why he pulled the trigger.

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‘Cape gang strategy a failure’
October 17 2014 at 10:49

Dan Plato has launched a scathing attack on the Western Cape police management, calling its gang strategy a failure.

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