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Protests close KNP gate

Violent protests in Malamulele, Limpopo, have prompted the Kruger National Park to close its Punda Maria gate, a spokesman said.

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SAPS can’t be trusted: FF Plus

SA Police Service is failing to deliver on its constitutional mandate to protect communities, Freedom Front Plus says

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Cops in dock for robbery

Two police officers and a reservist constable appeared in the Galeshewe Magistrate's Court, Kimberley, on a charge of robbery.

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1215 rhino poached in 2014
January 22 2015 at 16:53

The annual number of rhino poached rose to 1215 last year, prompting the World Wide Fund for Nature to call for strategic action to confront the crisis.

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Prisoners’ bloody jail rampage
January 23 2015 at 07:54

The 27 Drakenstein prisoners who attacked 10 warders had every intention to kill, a top official said.

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'Youth the instigators in Soweto looting'
January 23 2015 at 06:20

Gauteng's police commissioner has said that youngsters were grouping themselves and looting stores across Soweto.

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Soweto looting frenzy - PICS
January 23 2015 at 07:25

Scenes of widespread looting played out all day across Soweto's many suburbs as police struggled to cope.

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Cops accused of intimidating reporter
January 23 2015 at 06:28

The National Press Club condemned the manner in which a reporter was handled by three police officers in Soweto.

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Alleged serial killer drops bid for bail
January 22 2015 at 21:35

A man facing charges of rape, armed robbery and murder, all involving women, and all occuring close to Century City shopping mall, has abandoned his bail application.

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Spray paint attack recounted in court
January 22 2015 at 21:32

A KZN court heard how a mechanic’s assistant was beaten and stripped before paint was emptied over his head and his body spraypainted with a pressure applicator.

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Heavy police presence in iKwezi
January 22 2015 at 21:03

Dozens of police cars surrounded a supermarket near the iKwezi train station in Soweto following attacks and looting of foreign-owned shops.

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Court warns teen to stay away from girl, 14
January 22 2015 at 20:24

A magistrate has warned a 16-year-old boy who had a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old mentally ill girl to stay away from her.

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Somali businessmen’s car stoned
January 22 2015 at 20:23

People threw stones at the van of four Somali nationals who had packed up their shop in Soweto following clashes between locals and foreigners.

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Paroled rapist jailed again
January 22 2015 at 20:04

A man who raped a woman three months after being released on parole has been sentenced to another 15 years in jail.

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No excuse for Soweto attacks: Cosatu
January 22 2015 at 20:00

There is no excuse for assault, killings and looting of foreign-owned shops in Soweto, Cosatu said.

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Alleged Boxing Day killer fit for trial
January 22 2015 at 19:53

A man who allegedly went on a Boxing Day shooting spree leaving one dead and another paralysed, is mentally fit to stand trial and shows no signs of being psychotic.

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Alleged farm terror pair in dock
January 22 2015 at 19:44

Two Mpumalanga men accused of terrorising farmers around Malalane in Mpumalanga will stand trial in June.

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Guns, police equipment seized
January 22 2015 at 19:21

Gauteng police seized police equipment and firearms from a car allegedly used by hijackers in Moreleta Park, Pretoria.

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Cops force journo to delete pics
January 22 2015 at 18:27

A Sapa reporter was forced by three police officers to delete pictures from her cellphone she took outside a Somali-owned shop in Dobsonville, Soweto.

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Complaint against Dewani judge
January 22 2015 at 17:08

Formal complaint lodged against deputy Judge President Jeanette Traverso over the Shrien Dewani murder trial

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Foreigners flee Soweto violence
January 22 2015 at 18:04

Many foreigners have left Soweto following attacks and looting of their shops.

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Gauteng farm squatters case postponed
January 22 2015 at 17:11

The High Court in Pretoria has postponed ruling on whether a order forcing squatters off a farm in Bultfontein should be made permanent.

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Judgment reserved in Basson case
January 22 2015 at 17:02

Judgment in an application by Dr Wouter Basson to remove two members of an HPCSA committee sentencing him for unprofessional conduct was reserved.

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