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Thumb print on condom linked suspect to Hannah Cornelius rape, murder, court hears

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A thumb print on the packet of a government-issued condom has been linked to one of the four people accused of the rape and murder of Stellenbosch student Hannah Cornelius, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Hannah Cornelius would have died quickly from heavy blows to the head, court hears

2018-10-16 15:52

Hannah Cornelius was hit so hard on the head that she would have died almost immediately, according to the pathologist who examined the Stellenbosch student's body. (WARNING: GRAPHIC TESTIMONY)

Sentencing looms for toddler Braydon Graaff's killers

2018-10-16 13:15

Two men who were convicted of the murder of 2-year-old Braydon Graaff and the attempted murder of his mother and another man in Atlantis two years ago are expected to be sentenced soon.

MyCiti bus 'wildcat' strike continues to disrupt routes

2018-10-16 08:54

A 'wildcat' strike by MyCiti bus drivers appears to be entering its second day as the bus service announced disruptions to several routes around Cape Town.

2 Western Cape schools to offer Sign Language as matric subject

2018-10-15 22:57

South African Sign Language will be offered as a matric subject, says the Western Cape education department.

Drought-stricken farmers give back to family of slain Gift of the Givers volunteer

2018-10-15 20:59

Despite a drought, which has left farmers in a dire financial position, some have raised around R15 000 to help the family of a volunteer who brought them life-giving fodder in their time of need, before he was shot dead earlier this month.

Stellenbosch cop recounts dramatic chase that led to arrest of Hannah Cornelius murder suspect

2018-10-15 19:59

A Stellenbosch police sergeant has recounted a dramatic chase through a local farm that resulted in the arrest of one of the men accused of the brutal rape and murder of student Hannah Cornelius.

Bulls need more than hope at Newlands

2018-10-15 14:49

The Blue Bulls face an uphill battle in their Currie Cup semi-finals against Western Province at Newlands.

Farmers head to court to challenge policy on transfer of water rights

2018-10-15 13:20

West Coast farmers have launched an urgent application in the Western Cape High Court concerning water rights, which may have far-reaching consequences for agriculture.

Ex-Mandela cop wins appeal to take on police minister

2018-10-15 11:04

Major General Andre Lincoln, a policeman chosen by then-president Nelson Mandela to head an elite presidential investigative unit, has won an appeal in a civil case against the police minister in the Western Cape High Court.


EFF lends support to strike by MyCiTi employees

2018-10-16 16:39

EFF Cape metro secretary Banzi Dambuza says that he wants MyCiTi workers, who have gone on strike for a second day, to be heard and answered.

'There's a person lying there' - tragic discovery of Hannah Cornelius

2018-10-16 14:14

Two borehole pump technicians, who found the body of murdered Stellenbosch student Hannah Cornelius, have described what they saw on the morning of the gruesome discovery.

WP coaches spoilt for choice on selection front

2018-10-16 10:29

Ahead of their Currie Cup semi-final against the Blue Bulls, Western Province are spoilt for choice on the selection front.

Fish Hoek paedophile gets 19 years for 'cruel, degrading and inhumane' treatment

2018-10-16 08:25

A convicted paedophile from Fish Hoek has been sentenced to 45 years in jail for 21 sexual offences described as 'cruel, degrading and inhumane' punishment of two minor children.

Big psychological blow, but pressure is on WP

2018-10-15 21:07

Western Province are pleased with their win over the Blue Bulls in Pretoria, but know the semi-final this weekend is the real deal.

WATCH: Oh beer! Crates of alcohol crash out of truck in Cape Town

It was unhappy hour for a truck driver who lost a huge load of beer after attempting to turn his vehicle in Cape Town.

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MyCiTi bus drivers promise to 'escalate' strike if grievances aren't addressed

2018-10-15 18:31

Striking MyCiti bus drivers have promised to extend their wildcat strike into Tuesday if their grievances are not addressed by the City of Cape Town.

Police fire stun grenades at MyCiti bus drivers on 'wildcat strike'

2018-10-15 13:43

Police have fired stun grenades at MyCiti bus drivers on strike in the Cape Town CBD.

Cape Cobras appoint Puttick as batting coach

2018-10-15 11:29

Former Cape Cobras stalwart, Andrew Puttick, has been appointed as a batting consultant for the Western Province Cricket Association.

Man accused of dismembering wife to go for mental observation

2018-10-15 10:46

A man accused of dismembering his wife and leaving parts of her in different sections of Khayelitsha has been allocated a bed in a hospital where his mental state will be assessed.

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