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Necklacing: four found guilty of murder

An activist, her husband and two co-accused have been convicted of murder after they necklaced a man over a stolen TV set.

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Shuttleworth’s R250m tax bonanza

Mark Shuttleworth will use his R250m refund from SARB to start a trust to help people wishing to take on the state.

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‘Oscar spoke to ex before shooting’

Hours before Oscar Pistorius shot Reeva Steenkamp, he had a 9-minute phone conversation with an ex, a report says.

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Crime fighting needs resources:Makhura
September 25 2014 at 16:31

Resources are needed to fight crime in Gauteng, premier David Makhura said.

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Durban cops bust suspected drug dealer
September 25 2014 at 16:25

A man was arrested in Greenwood Park, Durban, for alleged possession of cocaine with a street value of over R2 250.

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Pupils charged after attacking teachers
September 25 2014 at 15:47

Criminal charges have been opened against pupils who attacked two teachers at a KZN school, severely injuring them.

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New KZN crime stats show massive spikes
September 25 2014 at 15:44

The SAPS have amended their bungled annual crime statistics for KZN, but they may still be wrong.

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‘Big step’ taken towards peace at hostel
September 25 2014 at 15:44

Political intervention could see the end of illegal evictions and assassinations at the Glebelands hostel in KZN.

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Angry parents storm school
September 25 2014 at 15:43

A mob stormed a KZN primary school and attacked a teacher with knobkieries, steel pipes and bricks.

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Driver gets five years for fatal crash
September 25 2014 at 14:40

The driver of the bakkie that plunged into a sludge dam, killing five kids, knew about the defective brakes, a court heard.

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Taxi violence hits Limpopo
September 25 2014 at 14:07

Violent clashes between two taxi associations occurred in Marapong, near Lephalale.

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Ntshongwana did kill four with axe - judge
September 25 2014 at 12:18

Phindile Joseph Ntshongwana did kill four people with an axe, the Durban High Court has ruled.

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Suspected car thief killed in shoot-out
September 25 2014 at 11:35

Westridge residents were roused early on Heritage Day as cops exchanged gunfire with four suspected car thieves.

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Baby Hope fights on after horror birth
September 25 2014 at 10:55

She was snatched from her mother's womb and left for dead on the cold floor, but little Hope Mercy clung to life.

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We are still human, say sex workers
September 25 2014 at 11:11

Sex work does not remove a person from their culture or heritage, says Sisonke Sex Work Movement's Duduzile Dlamini.

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DJ ‘s murder case moved to high court
September 25 2014 at 11:34

The trial of DJ Donald Sebolai, accused of killing his girlfriend, will take place in the High Court in Johannesburg.

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Man in dock for wife’s murder
September 25 2014 at 11:31

A 78-year-old man was arrested in Craighall Park and is expected to appear in court for the murder of his wife.

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Aids dissident loses job battle
September 25 2014 at 11:23

Aids dissident and advocate Anthony Brink claims he was overlooked for a Legal Aid job because he is “acutely unpopular”.

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Malls act to protect shoppers
September 25 2014 at 11:18

A spike in robberies at shopping malls has led retailers to take action to protect staff and shoppers.

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Ex-broker killed wife as son looked on
September 25 2014 at 10:39

A former insurance broker who killed his wife while their son watched, read the Bible to her as she was dying.

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Grasscutter mows dumped newborn
September 25 2014 at 09:38

Council workers were confronted with a gruesome scene after a grasscutter shredded a baby dumped in Mitchells Plain.

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