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Knights duo keep Titans at bay

2014-12-20 20:10

An unbroken 138-run stand between Rudi Second and Pite van Biljon shoved the cork back into the Titans’ celebratory champagne bottle.

Titans in charge v Knights

2014-12-20 00:11

An eighth career five-wicket haul from Rowan Richards put the Titans in control of their Sunfoil Series clash against the Knights.

Van Zyl ton worth the wait

2014-12-18 20:30

Stiaan van Zyl has made the most of his first Test opportunity when it finally arrived with an unbeaten century on debut.

Rain halts Proteas onslaught

2014-12-18 16:45

Rain has washed out the rest of day two of the first Test between South Africa and the West Indies in Centurion.

SA: Stiaan sits ... and sits

2014-12-18 05:00

The old Amla-De Villiers firm made it a long day of inactive suspense for Stiaan van Zyl in the first Test, writes Rob Houwing.

Proteas to remain grounded

2014-12-17 20:33

Proteas coach Russell Domingo says his charges would stay grounded, despite a record fourth wicket partnership.

AfriForum lays charges against Malema

2014-12-17 17:26
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AfriForum has laid criminal charges against EFF leader Julius Malema for his land grab comments at the party's congress in Bloemfontein.

Waterkloof 4 killer released on parole

2014-12-16 20:48

One of the so-called "Waterkloof four", convicted killer Christoff Becker, has been released on parole, correctional services say.

Steyn won't change approach

2014-12-15 21:46

Following the death of Phil Hughes, Proteas paceman Dale Steyn says the incident will not change his aggressive approach to bowling.

6 held for R23m gold bust

2014-12-15 16:39

Six men, including four cash-in-transit company employees, have been arrested near Pretoria for possession of gold worth R23m, the Hawks say.

Elgar relishing top order test

2014-12-15 05:15

Proteas batsman, Dean Elgar says he is looking forward to the “new challenge” of opening the batting on South African soil.

Lloyd wants longer tours

2014-12-14 18:29

West Indian Chairman of selectors Sir Clive Lloyd has called on the ICC to organise longer tours when sides do battle abroad.

3 found guilty of murdering elderly couple

2014-12-13 09:00

Three Winterveld men who gunned down an elderly couple in a busy Soshanguve street three years ago have been convicted in the High Court of Pretoria on a charge of murder.

South Africans mourn slain compatriots

2014-12-12 18:33

Mourners in Bloemfontein and Pretoria have prayed and sang hymns during separate funeral services for four South Africans who were killed in conflicts in Yemen and Afghanistan.

Oscar wobbly story untrue - lawyer

2014-12-12 15:29

A report that Oscar Pistorius threw a "wobbly" when he heard that the State's application for leave to appeal his conviction was successful, is untrue, his lawyer says.

Land invasion operation on in Pretoria

2014-12-12 13:35

Tshwane metro police officers were conducting an operation in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria, to remove land invaders, a spokesperson says.

No probe for arms deal middleman

2014-12-11 21:01

Fana Hlongwane, the man said to be at the centre of the controversial multi-billion rand arms deal, has escaped cross-examination when he appeared at the Seriti Commission.

Arms deal 'middleman' reveals himself

2014-12-11 13:59

The alleged middleman in the 1999 multi-billion rand arms procurement deal has abandoned his bid to bar the media from publishing his photograph.

Bulls v Cheetahs in Polokwane

2014-12-11 11:10

The Bulls have confirmed that they will play a Super Rugby warm-up match against the Cheetahs in Polokwane.

What does Masipa’s ruling mean for Oscar?

2014-12-10 13:17
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Judge Thokozile Masipa has ruled that prosecutors can appeal Oscar Pistorius’s conviction, but not his sentence. What does this mean for the Paralympian athlete? News24 finds out.

China to help alleviate SA skills shortage

2014-12-09 18:02

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane says China will increase short-term skills development programmes in South Africa.

Law correctly applied in Oscar case - Roux

2014-12-09 16:00

The law was correctly applied in convicting and sentencing Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Too much mercy shown to Oscar - Nel

2014-12-09 12:39

The High Court in Pretoria showed ‘too much mercy’ to Oscar Pistorius in sentencing him to five years for shooting dead Reeva Steenkamp, the State has argued.

Nel: Pistorius application not easy

2014-12-09 10:53

The application by the State for leave to appeal Oscar Pistorius's sentence and conviction is not an easy task, Prosecutor Gerrie Nel has told the High Court in Pretoria.

Oscar could get bail - law expert

2014-12-08 15:55
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After 49 days in prison, Oscar Pistorius could get bail if the State succeeds in its application for leave to appeal his sentence and conviction, a law expert says.

 

RAF payout criteria is sexist - judge

2014-12-20 14:23

A High Court judge has criticised criteria used to determine Road Accident Fund payout amounts for widows, a report says.

Another Waterkloof 4 killer released on parole

2014-12-19 19:57

Convicted killer Frikkie du Preez, one of the so-called "Waterkloof four", has been released on parole, correctional services say.

Amla plays down exploits

2014-12-18 18:45

Despite his record-breaking exploits, Hashim Amla's main motivation was always to ensure that the Proteas got into a good position.

Records tumble at Centurion

2014-12-18 15:35

Hashim Amla has notched up the highest score for a SA captain on home soil on day two of the first Test against the West Indies.

Derby-Lewis's wife warns SACP, Hani's wife

2014-12-17 21:54
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Clive Derby-Lewis's wife Gaye has warned the SACP and Chris Hani's widow against making claims about "wider conspiracies" involved in Hani's murder.

Proteas pile on the runs

2014-12-17 18:05

Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers have piled on the runs for the Proteas on Day 1 of the first Test against the West Indies.

Pretoria cop kills ex-girlfriend, lover

2014-12-17 11:19

A policeman has shot and killed his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend, critically wounding his 2-year-old son, and then turned the gun on himself in Temba, north of Pretoria.

Mom's hospital negligence claim gets OK

2014-12-16 13:42

A mother whose daughter was born a quadriplegic with cerebral palsy can proceed with a damages claim against Mpumalanga's health MEC, the Citizen newspaper reports.

AB hoping for fast start

2014-12-15 19:15

Proteas batsman AB de Villiers is hoping for a fast start against the West Indies in the first of three Tests, at Centurion.

Waterkloof 4 killer to be released

2014-12-15 12:20

One of the so-called "Waterkloof Four", convicted killer Christoff Becker, will be released on parole as previously ordered by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, correctional services has said.

Peterson ready for holding role

2014-12-14 20:09

Proteas spinner Robin Peterson says he will play a holding role if selected in the first Test against the West Indies.

Pitso baffled after Tuks draw

2014-12-14 16:18

Pitso Mosimane played the blame-game when explaining Mamelodi Sundowns' draw against University of Pretoria.

Man convicted of killing pregnant partner

2014-12-13 07:05

A Pretoria businessman and three people who helped him murder his pregnant partner six years ago have been convicted by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Gender payment claims unsubstantiated - protector

2014-12-12 18:33

Claims that the Commission for Gender Equality withheld payment arrears of its former chief executive's contribution to the provident fund are unsubstantiated, the public protector has found.

‘Blackface’ students can return to res

2014-12-12 13:35
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Two students who were kicked out of their University of Pretoria residence after being photographed wearing domestic worker outfits and smeared with black paint will be allowed to return to campus next year.

Zuma heads for Equatorial Guinea

2014-12-11 21:01
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President Jacob Zuma will depart on a "working visit" to Equatorial Guinea.

Parly questions top Cabinet concerns

2014-12-11 13:01

Cabinet concerns over President Jacob Zuma answering questions in Parliament has topped the agenda at a media briefing in Pretoria, relegating the country's electricity crisis to second place.

Oscar could still face murder conviction

2014-12-10 15:27
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Oscar Pistorius again faces the possibility of a murder conviction after Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled that prosecutors can appeal against the Paralympian’s conviction.

No clarity from Dirco over Korkie's release

2014-12-09 16:02

International Relations Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has failed to clarify whether her department knew that Pierre Korkie's release had been secured.

Tense wait for Oscar

2014-12-09 14:36

Judge Thokozile Masipa is set to respond to arguments on whether to allow prosecutors to appeal the verdict and sentence in the case against Oscar Pistorius.

Steenkamp died horrendous death - Nel

2014-12-09 11:24

Reeva Steenkamp was an innocent woman who died a horrendous death, the High Court in Pretoria has heard.

Court to rule on Oscar appeal

2014-12-08 21:19

A criminal lawyer says he doesn't expect Judge Thokozile Masipa to turn down the State's application for appeal in the Oscar Pistorius case, as there is way too much controversy about the judgment.

No quick fixes, says Bulls coach

2014-12-08 10:25

Bulls coach Frans Ludeke is hoping for a more prosperous season for his team in 2015.

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