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Cape Town mom jailed for fraud

2014-11-25 23:01

The former accountant at the Raya Hotel Group, Mymona Creighton, a mother of three minor children, has been jailed for eight years, on multiple fraud charges involving R9 687 677.

Judge to decide on Dewani discharge

2014-11-25 20:38

British businessman Shrien Dewani will have to wait almost two weeks to hear whether his application to be discharged of killing his wife has been successful.

Call to stop scrap metal cash payments

2014-11-25 19:13

Compelling scrap metal dealers to pay through the banking system for the non-ferrous metal they buy would go a long way towards helping police curb copper theft, MPs have heard.

As it happened: Dewani witness evidence was weak, admits State

2014-11-25 14:45

Get the latest updates as Shrien Dewani returns to court for the 24th day of his trial. He will hear soon if the Western Cape High Court will acquit him of the charge of murdering Anni Hindocha.

Dewani killers not 'A-team' - State

2014-11-25 12:42

The men who planned to kill honeymooner Anni Hindocha did not discuss finer details because they were not professionals, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Fraudster deserves prison, court hears

2014-11-24 22:32

Correctional supervision involving a short imprisonment and a suspended prison sentence are "inappropriate" punishment for a mother who embezzled R9m, a court has heard.

Modise's Marikana order unlawful - Malema lawyer

2014-11-24 20:20

Counsel for EFF leader Julius Malema has argued that his eviction from Parliament by Thandi Modise for saying the ANC "murdered" miners at Marikana is unlawful.

DA wants Joemat-Pettersson suspended

2014-11-24 18:53

Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson has misled Parliament and should be suspended pending an investigation, the DA says.

IPID must probe cop in assault investigation - DA

2014-11-24 17:55

The DA has asked IPID to investigate the alleged criminal conduct of a detective responsible for investigating the assault of a 52-year-old woman.

Bok’s missing dog found

2014-11-24 16:30

Bok hooker Scarra Ntubeni will be gleefully reunited with his lost (then found) dog after the Bok tour, writes Rob Houwing.

Dewani 'improbabilities' highlighted

2014-11-24 13:55

Western Cape High Court Deputy Judge President Jeanette Traverso has been asked to look at all the improbabilities surrounding the evidence presented during the trial of Shrien Dewani.

UCT students charged for allegedly beating mom

2014-11-24 10:08

Five university students are facing charges after allegedly assaulting a 52-year-old woman outside a club in a mall in Cape Town.

All eyes on Dewani discharge application

2014-11-24 07:24

The Western Cape High Court is set to hear arguments on an application for Shrien Dewani's discharge on charges of conspiring to kill his wife.

Body of missing man found on beach

2014-11-23 22:01

The body of a man was recovered while another man was still missing near St Helena Bay in the Western Cape, the National Sea Rescue Institute has said.

White card back in Varsity Cup

2014-11-23 16:06

SARU have announced that the white card will be reintroduced in the FNB Varsity Cup for next season's tournament.

8 names submitted for IEC post

2014-11-22 08:29

The names of eight candidates for the post of IEC commissioner have been submitted to the Parliament, Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng says.

NPA files Dewani response

2014-11-21 22:18

The NPA have filed papers in response to British businessman Shrien Dewani's lawyers' heads of argument in an application for his discharge on charges of conspiring to kill his wife Anni Hindocha.

Your handy weekend gig guide

2014-11-21 17:00

It’s the weekend and whether you want to party like a rock star or just chill, there’s something for everyone happening this weekend.

ANC welcomes new Parly appointment

2014-11-21 13:13

The ANC has welcomed the appointment of Gengezi Mgidlana as the new secretary to Parliament.

Cape Town foodie hot spots to check out

2014-11-21 09:47

When in Cape Town, there are a number of pubs, eateries and bistros to choose from - but these favourites need to be tried.

ANC backs off on EFF report for now

2014-11-21 07:27

After five hours of tense meetings in Parliament, the ANC abandoned a debate on the suspension of 20 EFF MPs, while chief whips have agreed on talks to end the political impasse.


Man jailed for forcing toddler to eat faeces

2014-11-25 20:38

The Western Cape High Court has sentenced a man to 15 years in prison for assaulting a 2-year-old boy and forcing him to eat his own faeces.

Common theme in Dewani witnesses - State

2014-11-25 19:13

The testimonies of the main State witnesses in British businessman Shrien Dewani's trial all had a similar theme despite discrepancies and inconsistencies, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Chevron rival states case at Nersa hearing

2014-11-25 15:21

Burgan Cape Terminals says it has all the right transformation credentials for a proposed oil and fuel storage terminal at Cape Town harbour.

The latest racial attack in Claremont leaves me reeling

2014-11-25 13:50

With the latest racially motivated attack, Carmen Williams wonders when the suburbs will be safe again.

Find students accused of assault urgently - ANC

2014-11-25 11:59

Authorities must make haste in finding the university students who allegedly assaulted a 52-year-old woman in Cape Town, the ANC in the Western Cape says.

Cape Town foodie hot spots to check out

2014-11-24 19:00

When in Cape Town, there are a number of pubs, eateries and bistros to choose from - but these favourites need to be tried.

No credible evidence against Dewani - lawyer

2014-11-24 18:24

British businessman Shrien Dewani should be discharged of the killing of his wife Anni Hindocha because there is no credible evidence against him, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

The latest racial attack in Claremont leaves me reeling

2014-11-24 16:31

With the latest racially motivated attack, Carmen Williams wonders when the suburbs will be safe again.

State failed to prove their case - Dewani lawyer

2014-11-24 15:43

British businessman Shrien Dewani has argued that he should be cleared of the honeymoon murder of his bride because prosecutors had failed to prove their case.

Defence: Tongo was a poor witness

2014-11-24 14:43

The only person that British businessman Shrien Dewani spoke to directly about an alleged plan to kill his wife had revealed himself as a poor witness, the British businessman’s defence has told the Western Cape High Court.

State has not amended indictment - Dewani defence

2014-11-24 12:21

The State has not amended the indictment of British businessman Shrien Dewani to include the admittedly bigger role that the alleged middleman played in his wife Anni’s murder, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

12 pics that capture how Thirty Seconds to Mars rocked Cape Town

2014-11-24 09:25

Not only was last night Thirty Seconds to Mars' last show for the year, but it was also in the place they like to call their second "home": Cape Town.

Tshabalala: Committee distances itself from Davis

2014-11-24 07:23

Parliament's portfolio committee on communications has distanced itself from comments made by committee member Gavin Davis regarding calls for the immediate suspension of SABC chairperson Ellen Tshabalala.

Cobras thump hapless Lions

2014-11-23 19:50

The Cape Cobras have edged ahead in the race for a RAM SLAM T20 home final as they thumped the Highveld Lions.

All change at wing for Boks

2014-11-23 16:06

SA lose a wealth of experience on both wings for Saturday’s tour finale against Wales, writes Rob Houwing.

Levi clubs Cobras to victory

2014-11-21 22:18

Richard Levi clubbed an aggressive half century as the Cape Cobras claimed a convincing victory over the Dolphins in Durban.

House arrest for ex-cop over vagrant assault

2014-11-21 22:18

A former police officer with 25 years' experience has been placed under house arrest for a year for his involvement in an assault on a naked Nigerian man in a street in the Cape Town CBD.

Ramaphosa misrepresented accord - Maimane

2014-11-21 18:42

DA MPL Mmusi Maimane has accused Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa of misrepresenting undertakings given at a crisis meeting to mend fences between the ANC and the opposition.

ANC Western Cape: Lili irresponsible

2014-11-21 14:10

Former Cape Town city councillor Andile Lili's claim that the ANC's Western Cape leadership was involved in his shooting is "irresponsible", the party in the province says.

Another Parow cop arrested

2014-11-21 13:13

A police officer from Parow, Cape Town, has been arrested for alleged fraud and defeating the ends of justice.

Cape Town fires claim 7 victims

2014-11-21 06:14

Seven people have died and 900 others affected in over 1 000 fires in Cape Town since the beginning of November.

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