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State prosecutor Gerrie Nel has grilled defence witness Roger Dixon.
 State prosecutor Gerrie Nel has grilled defence witness Roger Dixon. ( )

Pistorius trial: Height of man in photo questioned

The height of a man shown in a photograph submitted by paralympian Oscar Pistorius' defence witness Roger Dixon is incorrect, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Thursday.

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Sassa CEO Virginia Petersen
Sassa welcomes ruling on grant payment system
Thursday 17 April 2014 12:15
IEC Chairperson Pansy Tlakula is under pressure from opposition parties to resign.
Opposition parties push to remove IEC Chair
Thursday 17 April 2014 11:05
Dotted along the banks of the Gariep River in the Northern Cape are small towns like Kakamas.
N Cape on drive to empower communities
Thursday 17 April 2014 10:40
Sassa CEO Virginia Petersen
Sassa welcomes ruling on grant payment system
Thursday 17 April 2014 12:15
IEC Chairperson Pansy Tlakula is under pressure from opposition parties to resign.
Opposition parties push to remove IEC Chair
Thursday 17 April 2014 11:05
Dotted along the banks of the Gariep River in the Northern Cape are small towns like Kakamas.
N Cape on drive to empower communities
Thursday 17 April 2014 10:40
Madiba memorialised at Yankee Stadium in US
Thursday 17 April 2014 09:00

South Africa

State prosecutor Gerrie Nel has grilled defence witness Roger Dixon.
Pistorius trial: Height of man in photo questioned

Thursday 17 April 2014 13:30

The height of a man shown in a photograph submitted by paralympian Oscar Pistorius' defence witness Roger Dixon is incorrect, the High Court in Pretoria heard on Thursday.

Africa

Nigeria's military has so far freed more than 100 teenage schoolgirls
Nigerian military continue searching for missing schoolgirls

Thursday 17 April 2014 07:30

Nigeria's military says on Wednesday its forces had freed most of the more than 100 teenage schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants.

World

The United Nations Security Council
International community urged to prevent genocides

Thursday 17 April 2014 12:00

UN Security Council has heard that tragedies in Syria, the CAR and South Sudan sadly show that the protection of populations from atrocities remains lagging and elusive.

Politics

MKMVA condemns ‘Vote No’ campaign

Thursday 17 April 2014 13:29

The Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Veterans Association (MKMVA) has added its voice to those condemning the Sidikiwe, Vukani, Vote No campaign.

Business

Banks fine gives chance to assess weaknesses: Gordhan

Thursday 17 April 2014 05:45

Finance Minister says a decision by the Reserve Bank to fine the country's top four banks will provide opportunities to assess weaknesses in the banking system.

Science

Broadband rollout saves C Town millions

Wednesday 16 April 2014 19:23

Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille, says the rollout of a broadband network has saved the city R117 million in costs.

Lifestyle

Rand Easter Show celebrates 120 years  

Wednesday 16 April 2014 19:24

The Rand Easter Show is celebrating 120 years this year. Visitors will be able to experience the excitement of ski slopes for the first time on the longest toboggan slide ever built in Africa.

Sport

Kaizer Chiefs victory still leaves them in second spot trailing log leaders Mamelodi Sundowns by three points, but with a game in hand.
Amakhosi keep up challenge in title race

Thursday 17 April 2014 07:30

Kaizer Chiefs maintained their challenge to retain the Premier Soccer League (PSL) title with a comfortable 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Polokwane City at the Peter Mokaba Stadium.

Opinion

Why spoil a vote?

Wednesday 16 April 2014 17:29

Some people may believe that the ‘Vote No’campaign has missed the boat as most voters have already decided which political party they will vote for, writes Nkosikhulule Nyembezi.

2014 General Elections

South Africans will go to the polls for the country's fifth democratic general elections in 2014. Previous national and provincial elections were held in 1994, 1999, 2004 and 2009.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

All the latest news, exclusive insight and multimedia from the murder trial of Oscar Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

Budget speech 2014

Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will present the National Budget to Parliament on 26 February 2014.

Celebrating 20 yrs of freedom

South Africa was freed from the shackles of apartheid and the first democratic elections were held in 1994. A journey of freedom is documented in this special feature.

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