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Burning of Tambo statue condemned

The Eastern Cape premier has condemned the burning of ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo's statue at the heritage site in Nkantolo village in Bizana.

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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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‘Pity Reeva’s family not Oscar’s’
October 20 2014 at 07:54

Marc Batchelor has come out to complain that Reeva Steenkamp's parents have been forgotten in the courtroom drama.

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Mall’s deadly cross-dressers
October 20 2014 at 07:50

Mall attacks in Cape Town turned deadly after a security guard was gunned down at a Pick n Pay store.

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Mngeni’s death ‘won’t affect’ Dewani trial
October 20 2014 at 08:50

The death of one of Anni Hindocha's killers will not have any impact on the State's case against Shrien Dewani, the NPA has said.

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School sex offenders shock
October 20 2014 at 07:51

About one in eight schools has on its staff a registered sex offender or someone caught harming a child, it was found.

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Oscar prison cell report ‘malicious’
October 20 2014 at 07:15

Correctional Services has denied reports that it had already prepared a cell for Oscar Pistorius at a Pretoria prison.

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Dewani returns to court
October 20 2014 at 04:14

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

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Man arrested for cop killing in Nyanga
October 19 2014 at 16:02

A repeat murder suspect is in custody for allegedly gunning down a Nyanga policeman.

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Mall hits and airport arrest link probed
October 19 2014 at 15:58

Police are probing a possible link between cellphones stolen during mall robberies and a man arrested at Cape Town International Airport.

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I fired in self-defence, says suspect
October 19 2014 at 15:53

A man claiming to be the missing link in a bizarre Bellville shootout says he went into hiding after gunmen sprayed his car with bullets.

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Omarjee cleared of all charges
October 19 2014 at 15:45

Yusuf Omarjee, who was accused of being the kingpin in a multimillion-rand container theft racket, has been cleared of all charges.

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14 poachers arrested in Kruger Park
October 19 2014 at 15:42

Fourteen rhino poachers have been arrested in the Kruger National Park since the start of the weekend, SANParks said.

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‘Light sentence in vulture case slammed
October 19 2014 at 15:23

SA's largest bird conservation lobby has lashed out at the “light sentence” imposed on a farmer who poisoned 46 Cape vultures.

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Naked body found in sewerage system
October 19 2014 at 14:47

The naked and bruised body of a woman was found in the sewer system in Lehurutshe outside Zeerust, police said.

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Robbery accused stabbed to death
October 19 2014 at 14:32

A 21-year-old man accused of robbing another man was stabbed to death in Boitekong near Rustenburg, police said.

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Man held after teen raped in Mahikeng
October 19 2014 at 14:26

A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping a 16-year-old girl in Tshidilamolomo near Mahikeng, police said.

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Decomposing body found in Seolong
October 19 2014 at 14:17

The decomposing body of a woman tied with ropes was found in Seolong outside Rustenburg.

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Infant‘s body found at dump
October 19 2014 at 13:53

The body of an infant has been found at the Swartruggens dumping site, North West police said.

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Man traumatised after videotaped assault
October 19 2014 at 13:33

A Durban man's verbal and physical assault was captured on video by one of his attackers and has gone viral.

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Revenge won’t help, mourners told
October 19 2014 at 13:06

Five of 16 victims killed in taxi violence in Ladysmith were buried on Saturday. The mood in the town was tense.

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Dewani’s coffin tantrum and pizza party
October 19 2014 at 12:53

A statement reveals strange events that drove a wedge between Anni's family, the Hindochas, and the Dewanis.

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