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2015-03-02 07:18

A number of fires are burning in Cape Town's south peninsula areas, having been fuelled by strong winds. Follow our live updates of the situation as it unfolds.


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SA fast bowler Dale Steyn plays his 100th ODI looking to regain top form despite being distracted by mountain fires raging near his home in CT.


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2015-03-02 07:41

The trial of a man accused of shooting 3-year-old Luke Tibbetts is expected to start in the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg.

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2015-03-02 08:11

HTC has unveiled its new One device at Mobile World Congress which gets under way in Barcelona.


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