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‘My son attacked me with an axe’
October 23 2014 at 11:43

Miena Langeveldt described the night she had no doubt that her intoxicated, axe-wielding son would take her life.

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Woman lucky to be alive after axe attack
October 23 2014 at 10:08

A woman survived a brutal attack when she was struck 17 times with an axe, allegedly by her "jealous" ex-husband.

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Axe killer pleads guilty to two murders
October 22 2014 at 11:12

A Northern Cape man has explained how he came to hack two members of his family to death at their Douglas home.

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Couple survives brutal farm attack
October 21 2014 at 10:32

A woman believes that pretending to be dead is the only reason she managed to escape an armed robbery at her home.

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Brazen robbers hold family at gunpoint
October 20 2014 at 14:44

A Kimberley family was held up at gunpoint after robbers removed the bars from the front gate and entered their home.

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Sandstorms sweep through social media
October 17 2014 at 08:03

A sandstorm had residents of Kimberley ducking for cover while Bloemfontein and Johannesburg were also affected.

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Students gagged over shooting - claim
October 16 2014 at 12:13

Students from a Northern Cape college say they are forbidden to speak about an incident where a student was shot in Cape Town.

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School closed without plan: Section 27
October 15 2014 at 18:39

A Northern Cape school that closed over asbestos pollution concerns did so without a plan for the pupils' continued education, legal advocacy group Section27 said.

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Director linked to jobs-for-sex scandal
October 3 2014 at 09:05

Women are not "sponges" that should absorb the sexual juices of their seniors. This was the message from protesters.

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Pub owner faces another charge
October 2 2014 at 10:19

Rohan Bekker has appeared on another charge of attempted murder… barely more than a month after allegedly trying to kill another man.

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Two in dock for pushing man off bridge
October 1 2014 at 17:26

Two men appeared in court on charges of attempted murder after a man survived being pushed off the Vaal River Bridge.

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Family reconnects at 200th wedding anniversary
September 30 2014 at 10:20

A common history made possible by a Nama woman is finally shared by a family from two continents, writes John Yeld.

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Condolences to Hartswater families
September 29 2014 at 14:00

Transport Minister Dipuo Peters sent her condolences to the families of 15 people killed in an accident on the N18 near Hartswater.

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15 killed in horror crash
September 29 2014 at 07:50

Fifteen people have died after a taxi slammed into an overloaded bakkie on the N18 in the Northern Cape.

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Plane lands on N12
September 29 2014 at 07:38

A pilot was forced to land his aircraft in the middle of the N12 highway near Kimberley after he ran out of fuel.

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EFF not worried by defection reports
September 26 2014 at 17:48

The EFF says it is unconcerned by a report that 100 Northern Cape members had defected back to the ANC.

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