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2017-08-03 19:26
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Cape Town – A mother allegedly assaults a nurse before smashing her baby’s head, Victor Mlotshwa relives the day he was forced into a coffin and an interview with Malcolm McGown, father of Stephen who was held hostage in Mali, talks about his ordeal.

Rhythm City actor was trying to flee hijackers when he was shot – police

Rhythm City actor Dumi Masilela was shot dead during an attempted hijacking in Tembisa on Wednesday night, police have confirmed.

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Oscar Pistorius to spend the night in hospital

Oscar Pistorius will be kept in hospital overnight following medical examinations believed to be related to chest pains.

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Are you avoiding sex? Then you should read this

Millions of people spend at least some of their adulthood not having sex. This sexual avoidance can result in emotional distress, shame and low self-esteem – both for the individual who avoids sex and for the partner who is rejected.

Also see the top reasons for avoiding sex here.

Cape Town driving instructor caught 12 times over limit

A driving instructor was arrested for being 12 times over the legal blood-alcohol limit on the N2 in Cape Town on Thursday morning, a City official said.

Read more here.

'Do you want to die fast or slow?' - coffin assault victim asked

The two men who forced Victor Mlotshwa into a coffin asked him if he wanted to die slow or fast.

Read here for more of his testimony.

Mali hostage's dad never gave up hope: 'I will get to see him again!'

Malcolm McGown never stopped believing his son would come home – and now his faith has been rewarded. Stephen has been set free by his Al Qaeda captors, who held him hostage in Mali for five long years.

Read the July interview with Malcolm McGown here.

Vodacom man new CEO at SAA

Vuyani Jarana has been appointed as the new CEO of SAA. There has been speculation that Jarana has been earmarked for the position - SAA’s first permanent chief executive officer since November 2015.

Read the full story here.

Gigaba likely to announce R15bn bailout for SAA

Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba will in all likelihood announce a R15bn bailout to South African Airways (SAA) when the national carrier reports back to Parliament on its performance on August 4.

Read more here.

Limpopo mom smashed her newborn baby's head on hospital floor – police

A Limpopo woman has been arrested for killing her week-old baby at Groothoek Hospital in Magatle, near Lebowakgomo.

Read the full story here.

EXCLUSIVE: 'Fake' employees used to get guns - inside the underworld nightclub violence investigation

A security company allegedly used a list of registered guards it never employed to get several shotguns, which now form part of a high-level investigation into nightclub violence and shootings.

Read more here.

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