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SAHRC rejects Hangberg delay claims
September 23 2014 at 17:08

SA Human Rights Commission denies delaying probe into clashes between metro police and squatters in Hout Bay four years ago.

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‘I helped free my child’s killers’
September 23 2014 at 15:00

A letter from the mother of a four-year-old girl shot dead 16 years ago has helped to free her seven killers.

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‘Message on new mosque is fake’
September 23 2014 at 12:49

The United Ulama Council of South Africa says it had nothing to do with a statement issued in its name deriding Taj Hargey’s Open Mosque.

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Staggie’s son pleads guilty
September 23 2014 at 11:51

Abdul Boonzaaier, son of former gang boss Rashied Staggie, pleaded guilty to possession of drugs.

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‘Once you have a gun you feel powerful’
September 23 2014 at 11:29

They look like any other teenagers, but the trail of tattoos lining their arms, legs and chest tell a tale of violent crime.

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Clubs in bid to halt velodrome plan
September 23 2014 at 10:49

Two major cycling clubs are taking legal action to stop the Galleria development at the Bellville Velodrome in Cape Town.

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One state dentist for five suburbs
September 23 2014 at 10:34

Pensioners and children as young as three are having to queue from 2am to see the lone state dentist at a Cape clinic.

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‘How I helped my friend to die’
September 23 2014 at 07:36

UWC professor Sean Davison has admitted he recently helped South African doctor Anrich Burger to die.

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Tutu urges Norway to forgive Breivik
September 22 2014 at 22:06

Archbishop Desmond Tutu urged Norwegians to forgive mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik, who killed 77 people.

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Plan announced for Grabouw
September 22 2014 at 19:50

A meeting between municipal representatives and role players behind last week's protest in Grabouw has led to an agreement on the way forward for the town.

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Fisherman dies on Cape Town vessel
September 22 2014 at 19:31

A man died after he collapsed aboard a Cape Town fishing vessel, the National Sea Rescue Institute said.

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Euthanisia prof helped SA doc die
September 22 2014 at 18:53

Sean Davison, the professor who helped his mother commit suicide, recently helped a South African doctor end his life.

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Stats reveal Cape’s most violent places
September 22 2014 at 14:42

Gugulethu, Nyanga, Philippi East, Khayelitsha, Harare and Lingelethu West top the list.

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Drama at sea for lone SA sailor
September 22 2014 at 13:25

A South African solo yachtsman had a narrow escape in the south Pacific Ocean when he fell and hurt himself badly.

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SA mortality rate ‘of concern’
September 22 2014 at 11:20

Health experts have warned that South Africa is unlikely to meet its targets for two key Millennium Development Goals.

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Tutu’s gardener guilty of murder
September 22 2014 at 11:17

A man employed by Desmond Tutu’s daughter has been found guilty of murdering her live-in domestic worker.

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The kids who have to join a gang or die
September 22 2014 at 10:46

Warda Meyer sits down with children who belong to some of the most notorious gangs in Cape Town.

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Window into Cape’s blood, tears
September 22 2014 at 10:47

Children are being turned into vicious killers, pushed to the front lines of Cape Town's gang wars.

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Council troubleshoots Dial-a-Ride
September 22 2014 at 10:30

Dogged by capacity and funding constraints, the City of Cape Town’s Dial-a-Ride service is being reassessed.

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By-law bites down on trouble dogs
September 22 2014 at 09:43

More than 100 dogs have been put down in Cape Town over the last two years for attacking people and other dogs.

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