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Blackouts ‘cause havoc’ for security
March 29 2015 at 16:27

Properties are more vulnerable to criminal attacks when areas are plunged into Eskom’s load shedding darkness, security companies said.

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‘One gangster, one bullet’
March 29 2015 at 16:17

About 50 Pagad supporters joined a dozen Parow, Cape Town residents in an anti-drug march.

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Murderer considered for early parole
March 29 2015 at 16:16

One of the men jailed for life for the 1999 rape and murder of Valencia Farmer is being considered for release on parole.

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Rhodes will move... Eventually
March 29 2015 at 15:07

Rhodes Must Fall campaigners will likely have to wait longer than they had expected for the statue to be removed from UCT.

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Cape thieves target churches
March 29 2015 at 15:07

Brazen thieves are targeting places of worship around the city, breaking their way through a roof and stealing office doors.

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Man fleeced in transport scam
March 28 2015 at 14:52

IT worker Clive Sheppard’s advert on Gumtree ended up costing him R250 in what appears to be an advance fee fraud scam.

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Klatzow wants legacy of ‘forensic heresy’ carried on
March 28 2015 at 14:21

David Klatzow is looking for benefactors to help him establish an enterprise to extend invariably costly forensic services to those who can’t afford it.

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Police silence on Van Breda case ‘unusual’
March 28 2015 at 14:10

While the NPA is deciding what action to take in the triple axe murder case, cops are remaining uncharacteristically tight-lipped.

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Mitchells Plain area become ‘war zone’
March 28 2015 at 13:35

A section of Mitchells Plain became a temporary no-go zone, with reports of rival gangsters shooting and throwing petrol bombs at one another.

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Students claim victory in Rhodes rumpus
March 28 2015 at 10:56

UCT students said their senate’s support to remove the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from the campus was just the start of transformation.

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City counts cost of looting damage
March 27 2015 at 17:24

City of Cape Town weighs options following "violence and looting" by the Ses'khona People's Rights Movement

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Paarl farm raid nets drugs, weapons
March 27 2015 at 18:54

A 36-year-old male and his 34-year-old girlfriend were arrested when police found drug making equipment as well as hundreds of rounds of ammunition.

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Rhodes must go: UCT Senate
March 27 2015 at 18:54

UCT's Senate has voted in favour of the removal of Cecil Rhodes' statue from its campus, the institution said.

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Cops need help identifying dead man
March 27 2015 at 17:51

Police have called for the public’s assistance in identifying an unknown body found in Rocklands, Cape Town.

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Hazeldene sewer targeted 21 times
March 27 2015 at 17:41

Work on a sewer in Hazeldene, outside Cape Town, was disrupted by a robbery again leading municipal officials to believe the attacks were politically motivated.

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City of Cape Town busts road hogs
March 27 2015 at 17:37

The City of Cape Town arrested 24 suspects during a three-day operation targeting public transport operators.

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Canyoner swept away, killed in flood
March 27 2015 at 15:56

A Belgian man canyoning in the Crags in Plettenberg Bay was killed after flash floods washed through the area.

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Two killed in Sir Lowry’s Pass crash
March 27 2015 at 13:55

A man and a woman were killed in a collision between a vehicle and a motorbike on Sir Lowry's Pass, ER24 reported.

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Tutu: Why not raise a statue to Graça?
March 27 2015 at 13:34

The Desmond and Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation has weighed in on the UCT Rhodes statue debate.

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Warship fires on fishermen
March 27 2015 at 11:32

Ten men on board a ski boat had a lucky escape when a warship accidentally fired at them in the dark off Cape Agulhas.

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