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Top cop corruption trial begins

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The trial of former police crime intelligence unit senior official Solly Lazarus and his colleague Heine Barnard on fraud and corruption charges is expected to begin in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.


Young Greeks flee abroad as crisis deepens

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What does the future look like for young people in crisis-hit Greece, where years of hardship and sky-high unemployment were followed this week by bank closures? The answer: self-imposed exile.

South Africa

Putco to ask court to save cancelled jobs

47 minutes ago

An application by Putco to have a new bus operator take over staff affected by its cancelled contracts is expected to be heard by the Johannesburg Labour Court.

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Three hundred prisoners who rioted in a Melbourne jail ahead of a smoking ban, are back in their cells after police stormed the compound with tear gas and water cannon.

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2015-07-01 22:15

A water crisis at KwaMhlanga Hospital has forced patients to bring their own bedding as soiled laundry piles up. [See images]


Average house price passes R1m mark - index

2015-07-01 22:00

The average house price for June has risen year-on-year, slightly up from May’s, according to the latest FNB House Price Index.


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2015-07-01 23:20

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