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Man jailed for slasher attack on ex

A man who the mother of his three children with a slasher, leaving her paralysed, has been handed a seven-year sentence.

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Baby L’s mother takes the stand

The mother of a two-year-old girl, known as Baby L, told the High Court in Pretoria that she had never harmed her daughter.

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Hofmeyr tweets his displeasure

Singer tweets that setting aside interim protection order against puppeteer signals end of freedom of expression

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Panel set to hear Steenkamp appeal
November 24 2014 at 11:14

Three judges will hear the appeal against the conviction and sentencing of Don Steenkamp, who was jailed for killing his family.

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Pietermaritzburg shooting victim dies
November 24 2014 at 11:08

Kavlin Naidoo has died in hospital three weeks after being shot in the stomach - allegedly by a policeman.

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Woman’s assault conviction set aside
November 24 2014 at 11:07

A knock against a co-worker resulted in a criminal conviction and sentence for a Cape Town woman.

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Alleged thief beaten to death
November 24 2014 at 10:33

The residents of an informal settlement in Gugulethu were mum about a “mob justice” incident in which a man was killed.

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‘Abomination’ puts neighbours on edge
November 24 2014 at 10:06

Homeowners have banded together for a court battle against a multistorey development in Durban.

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Mom’s battle to stop school bullies
November 24 2014 at 07:46

Her two children had been terrorised at school for months, but a fight filmed on a phone decided it for Chantelle Strijdom.

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No birthday cake for Oscar says Aimee
November 24 2014 at 08:17

Aimee Pistorius has denied reports that Oscar Pistorius received special treatment for his 28th birthday in prison.

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Rules flouted for Oscar’s birthday - report
November 23 2014 at 13:24

The correctional services department denied flouting rules for Oscar Pistorius but said the allegations “will be investigated”.

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Oscar ‘is not receiving preferential treatment’
November 23 2014 at 16:38

Any person found guilty of flouting the rules for Oscar Pistorius will be dealt with, the department of correctional services said.

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Cop in hot water over racial assault
November 24 2014 at 07:46

A policeman allegedly tried to squash a woman's claim of being beaten by a group of drunk UCT students.

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Dewani’s lawyer pushes for discharge
November 24 2014 at 04:01

Arguments on an application for Shrien Dewani’s discharge are due to be heard in Cape Town today.

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Zuma inquest enters final stage
November 24 2014 at 04:00

Closing arguments are expected in the inquest into an accident involving President Jacob Zuma’s son.

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Newspaper: Meyiwa ‘lied’ about his age
November 23 2014 at 14:53

Neither Safa nor the home club of Senzo Meyiwa were able to provide clarity on a report that he had lied about his age.

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Twist in Nafcoc power battle
November 23 2014 at 10:01

The bitter battle for control of the Nafcoc took another turn when the SCA upheld the appeal by the faction led by Lawrence Mavundla.

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IS recruits in SA
November 23 2014 at 09:32

The Islamic State is active in SA and has been recruiting citizens to fight in Iraq and Syria.

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Police face R16m claim
November 22 2014 at 15:08

A woman who was shot in the stomach by the officers who suspected her of "being a passenger in a stolen car" is suing the police.

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Police swoop on gang-infested Manenberg
November 22 2014 at 13:08

Police tightened their grip on Manenberg in the wake of a spate of gang shootings.

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Case against UCT student postponed
November 22 2014 at 13:10

The case of Djavan Arrigone accused of urinating on taxi driver Michelle Puis Nomgcana was postponed to December 12.

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Holiday scammers come out to prey
November 22 2014 at 13:08

South Africans have been urged to be vigilant this festive season or run the risk of becoming a crime statistic.

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SCA rules on NAFCOC leadership battle
November 21 2014 at 21:15

Supreme Court of Appeal rules that former National African Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry president Joe Hlongwane’s appointment was not legitimate.

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