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2017-10-23 18:46
Oscar Pistorius. (Gallo/Getty images)

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Cape Town - Spanking judgment causes an uproar, CCTV footage has emerged of a woman using a child to steal cellphones in supermarket and director James Toback accused of sexual harassment by 38 women.

Scroll through some of Monday's leading stories on News24:

Life Esidimeni: Former Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu expected to be subpoenaed

Former Gauteng Health MEC Qedani Mahlangu is expected to be subpoenaed to testify at an arbitration hearing following the deaths of at least 141 former Life Esidimeni patients.

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Spanking judgment sets a dangerous precedent - religious organisation

Freedom of Religion South Africa says a High Court ruling which ordered parents to no longer spank their children encroached on parental authority as well as the freedom of parents.

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Have your say: Should parents be allowed to smack their children?

Van Breda faking his blackout is possible - expert

The possibility of Henri van Breda fabricating that he passed out for two hours and 40 minutes cannot be ruled out, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

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Woman uses small child to steal cellphone in supermarket

CCTV footage has emerged of a young girl pick-pocketing cellphones at two supermarkets in Cape Town, seemingly egged on by at least one adult woman. 

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SA not in a crisis - economist

South Africa is not necessarily in a crisis, according to Lesiba Mothata, executive chief economist at Alexander Forbes Investments.

Fin24 has more

One dead, several injured after another Glebelands shooting

There has been yet another killing at the infamous Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi, south of Durban, following a late night shootout, police say.

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‘Offensive’ Oscar Pistorius ‘Blade Gunner’ costume causes uproar

“This Paralympic runner costume is sure to cause some controversy at your next event. Includes top, shorts, boot covers and knee pads.”

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CSA confirms fixture reshuffle after Global League flop

Cricket South Africa has announced the revised franchise fixtures for the 2017/18 season which will see the CSA T20 Challenge moved from the end of the season to the November-December window previously occupied by the postponed T20 Global League.

Sport24 has the full story

Outcry over SA lawyers arrested in Tanzania for 'promoting homosexuality'

Two South Africans arrested for "promoting homosexuality" in Tanzania are being held "illegally" in the country's prisons, says the Initiative for Strategic Litigation in Africa.

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Director James Toback accused of sexual harassment by 38 women

Writer and director James Toback has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published in The Los Angeles Times.

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