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2016-06-13 21:02
More than a year after the attack on the Van Breda family, 21-year-old son Henri has been arrested. Parents Teresa and Martin, and their other son Rudi, were killed while their daughter Marli was left clinging to life. She eventually recovered but has retrograde amnesia.

Henri was ordered to report to the Stellenbosch police station on Monday afternoon and will appear in court on Tuesday.
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Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius appeared back in the High Court in Pretoria where his attorney, Barry Roux, and prosecutor Gerrie Nel presented arguments before Judge Thokozile Masipa in mitigation and aggravation of his sentence for Reeva Steenkamp's murder.
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The 301 firefighters who were deployed to Canada to help suppress wildfires there are coming back home, says the department of environmental affairs, adding that South Africans should not condemn them. Click here for more

The shooting at an Orlando nightclub popular with the LGBTQ community in Florida spurred a wave of grief and anger. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack that killed 50 people, saying in a radio bulletin that it was carried out by "one of the soldiers of the caliphate".
Meanwhile, the killer's father voiced his disappointment at the fact that his son took it upon himself to attack the gay community, saying it was "up to God to punish homosexuals".
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And on a lighter note, a member of the Free State legislature was nabbed for stealing earrings and nail polish from a Woolworths store in Cape Town. Read more about it here

Camps Bay is likely the most exclusive suburb in South Africa, while the most exclusive suburb in Johannesburg is Sandhurst, shows a report.

Oakbay CEO Nazeem Howa thinks the media gets some things wrong when reporting on the Guptas. Click here for more

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett feels no excuses can be made for the Springboks' performance against Ireland at Newlands. Read more on what he has to say here

Former Springbok flank Rob Louw was also not impressed by the side's efforts against Ireland at Newlands over the weekend. Get more here

The popular weekday soapie 7de Laan is up for a major change... Find out more here

Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna are hoping to make $1m from selling the TV rights to their wedding. Yes. Really.

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