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Maritzburg romp past SSU

2014-10-22 21:42

Maritzburg United has ended SuperSport United’s winning run in the PSL with a convincing win at the Lucas Moripe Stadium.

Celtic to remain consistent

2014-10-22 17:12

Bloemfontein Celtic have kept their starting line-up unchanged for the PSL clash against the University of Pretoria.

Main points of Pistorius sentencing

2014-10-21 11:53

Here are some of the main points of the five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court.

Main points of Pistorius sentencing

2014-10-21 11:44
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Here are some of the main points of the five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court.

Mixed emotions ahead of Pistorius sentencing

2014-10-21 09:18

Oscar Pistorius's supporters and others who have gathered outside the North Gauteng High Court have expressed mixed emotions ahead of his sentencing.

Man killed in Pretoria by WWII explosive

2014-10-20 19:31

The police bomb disposal unit has removed 15 World War II explosive devices from a scrapyard in Pretoria West after one killed a man after it exploded.

Witness warned over refusal to testify in arms deal

2014-10-20 18:51

Legal action will be taken against arms deal critic Hennie van Vuuren for refusing to testify, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry says.

Arms deal critic slams inquiry, wants out

2014-10-20 14:10

Arms deal critic Hennie Van Vuuren has told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry that he does not want to testify and refused to take an oath.

Derby-Lewis lawyers to push for parole

2014-10-20 10:55

Lawyers for Clive Derby-Lewis will this week file papers in the North Gauteng High Court in an attempt to push Justice Minister Michael Masutha to decide on his medical parole application.

Cannon explodes in Pretoria

2014-10-20 09:57

A cannon has exploded at a scrap metal dealer in Pretoria. This is a developing story.

Media working group established - Zuma

2014-10-19 22:09
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President Jacob Zuma has announced the establishment of a presidential communication and media working group to provide a platform for the sharing of ideas between government and media.

Wits, 'Downs share spoils

2014-10-18 20:15

Mamelodi Sundowns have missed the opportunity to move up to second in the PSL after a goalless draw with Wits.

SSU claim bragging rights

2014-10-18 17:53

SuperSport United have made it three PSL wins from three under head coach Gordon Igesund, dispatching the University of Pretoria.

Lions rule in the Bullring

2014-10-18 08:01

The Highveld Lions have eased to victory over the Titans in their One Day Cup match at the Wanderers.

Prison break from truck

2014-10-17 21:05

Police have launched a manhunt following a daring escape of prisoners while they were being transported from the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court.

6 held after robbery at Centurion Mall

2014-10-17 14:53

Six people have been arrested following a robbery and shoot-out at Centurion Mall near Pretoria.

Fans say WP v Lions final

2014-10-17 11:41

WP will host the Golden Lions in the final of the 2014 Absa Currie Cup - if Sport24's readers are to be believed...

Trains delayed after cable power failure

2014-10-17 08:34

Metrorail train services between Mamelodi and Capital Park in Pretoria have been delayed after it was found that the overhead train cable did not have power.

Busy day in Oscar court

2014-10-16 18:30
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There were tears, swearing, sarcasm, and even a birthday during sentencing proceedings for paralympian Oscar Pistorius in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Bulls pick Pollard at No 12

2014-10-16 14:08
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Handré Pollard will start at inside centre for the Blue Bulls when they tackle Western Province in the Currie Cup semi-finals.

Thugs take over Pretoria central - motorists

2014-10-16 12:37

Anger has mounted among motorists in Pretoria central due to abuse by self-appointed parking attendants, extensive road closures, deficient parking spots, and the towing away of vehicles by the Tshwane metro police.

Macia case postponed to 2015

2014-10-15 21:08

The trial of nine Daveyton policemen implicated in the murder of Mozambican taxi driver Mido Macia has been postponed to July next year.

Fleck: Pollard deadly on attack

2014-10-15 14:01

WP backline coach Robbie Fleck says they are well aware of the threat Handre Pollard could pose in their Currie Cup semi-final.

Simple blueprint for Bulls

2014-10-15 09:22

The Blue Bulls will have a simple blueprint when they tackle Western Province in the Currie Cup semi-finals at Newlands.

Prisons can accommodate disabled - dept

2014-10-14 22:06
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The correctional services department has lashed out at claims made during Oscar Pistorius court proceedings that jails are unable to accommodate disabled prisoners.

 

Water disruptions in parts of Tshwane

2014-10-22 17:59

A burst pipe has caused water supply interruptions in Valhalla, south of Tshwane.

Oscar spent first night in single jail cell

2014-10-22 16:31
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Oscar Pistorius has spent his first night in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in, Pretoria.

ANCWL 'saddened' by Pistorius sentence

2014-10-21 11:44

The five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius signals a sad day for women in South Africa, the ANCWL says.

Steenkamp family welcomes Pistorius jail sentence

2014-10-21 11:27

The family of slain model Reeva Steenkamp has welcomed the sentencing of her killer Oscar Pistorius to up to five years in jail.

16 million get social grant - minister

2014-10-20 22:04
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Just under 16 million South Africans are receiving some form of social security grant from government last year, according to Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

Witnesses shun Seriti inquiry

2014-10-20 19:31

Three key witnesses do not want to give evidence about the 1999 arms deal, the Seriti Commission of Inquiry has heard.

It's been a taxing 20 months - Oscar's brother

2014-10-20 18:29

Oscar Pistorius's brother and sister have given a string of television interviews ahead of the sentencing of the Paralympian for the fatal shooting of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

'Huge destruction' in Pretoria blast

2014-10-20 11:43
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A man has been killed in Pretoria when a mortar, believed to date back to World War II, exploded when he was dismantling it at a scrap yard.

Ludeke highlights positives

2014-10-20 10:30
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In the aftermath of their defeat to WP, Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has highlighted the positives they can take from the season.

Correctional services denies preparing a cell for Pistorius

2014-10-20 07:26
129 comments

The correctional services department has denied reports that it has already prepared a cell for Oscar Pistorius at the Kgosi Mampuru II prison - in the same section that houses Radovan Krejcir.

Sunday Times story misleading - presidency

2014-10-19 14:34
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The article published in the Sunday Times about President Jacob Zuma's parliamentary obligations is incorrect and grossly misleading, the presidency says.

E-toll protesters burn unpaid bills in coffin

2014-10-18 18:35
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Protesters have burnt their unpaid e-toll bills on top of an empty coffin while singing the national anthem outside Sanral's offices in Pretoria.

E-toll drive-slow gets moving

2014-10-18 13:07

A convoy, led by Cosatu members, have started making their way from Johannesburg to the SA National Roads Agency Limited offices in Pretoria in protest against the e-toll system.

Escapees re-arrested

2014-10-17 22:35

Sixteen prisoners who made a daring escape while they were being transported from the Ga-Rankuwa Magistrate's Court have been re-arrested.

Scarra v Bongi: Special edge

2014-10-17 15:24

Rivals for up to 80 minutes, allies soon after: that’s the case for the hookers in the Newlands semi, writes Rob Houwing.

Shoot-out at Centurion Mall

2014-10-17 12:08

A shoot-out has taken place between police and robbers at Centurion Mall near Pretoria.

Train cable power restored in Pretoria

2014-10-17 10:26

Power to Metrorail's overhead train cable between Mamelodi and Capital Park in Pretoria has been restored.

Bulls up to the pressure

2014-10-16 22:00

Deon Stegmann says the Blue Bulls' recovery from a poor start will hold them in good stead in their semi-final clash against WP.

Davids calls for improvement

2014-10-16 17:32

Titans captain Henry Davids says a more disciplined approach with the ball will be the key to overcoming the Lions.

WP recall big guns for semis

2014-10-16 12:51

WP coach Allister Coetzee has recalled all his big guns for their Currie Cup semi-final against the Blue Bulls at Newlands.

Becker loses parole bid - report

2014-10-16 09:26

Christoff Becker, one of the "Waterkloof Four" convicted of killing a homeless man, has lost his latest court bid to get parole.

IEC had 'double standard' on bid contract

2014-10-15 14:34

The IEC has used "double-standards" when it awarded a R320m lease contract to Abland, according to papers filed in the North Gauteng High Court.

Get your midweek party on with these gigs tonight!

2014-10-15 10:47

In celebration of Wednesday we decided to find some awesome gigs happening tonight so you can get your midweek party on!

Basson the key man for Bulls

2014-10-14 22:30

The Blue Bulls know their best chance of beating WP depends on their ability to impose their own game plan on the opposition.

Defence claims Oscar will be vulnerable in jail

2014-10-14 20:05
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Oscar Pistorius would be vulnerable to gang rape if sent to prison, a defence witness has claimed during a day of heated argument in the North Gauteng High Court.

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