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Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide in September. ( )

No cell prepared for Oscar: Mhaga

The Correctional Services Department has denied reports that it had already prepared a cell for Oscar Pistorius at the Kgosi Mampuru II prison.

Brickz’s lawyer, Dumisani Mabunda, says the rape case against his client is "weak and filled with holes."
NDPP to pronounce way forward on Brickz's case
Monday 20 October 2014 10:30
Gone in 30 seconds
Monday 20 October 2014 08:31
Brickz’s lawyer, Dumisani Mabunda, says the rape case against his client is "weak and filled with holes."
NDPP to pronounce way forward on Brickz's case
Monday 20 October 2014 10:30
Gone in 30 seconds
Monday 20 October 2014 08:31
Xolile Mngeni died at the Goodwood Correctional Centre on Saturday.
Xolile Mngeni died at the Goodwood Correctional Centre on Saturday.

South Africa

No cell prepared for Oscar: Mhaga

Monday 20 October 2014 11:04

The Correctional Services Department has denied reports that it had already prepared a cell for Oscar Pistorius at the Kgosi Mampuru II prison.

Africa

Nigerians doubtful of girls' release after Boko Haram "truce" breached

Monday 20 October 2014 07:21

A wave of violence hours after Nigeria's government announced a truce with Boko Haram raised doubt about whether more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the Islamist militants will really be released.

World

Gone in 30 seconds

Monday 20 October 2014 08:31

Surveillance video shows that after a gas station staff finished refuelling a black sedan and the driver left for the cashier desk, the man walked round to the vehicle and quickly drove it away.

Politics

Six witnesses to give evidence in EFF inquiry

Monday 20 October 2014 08:03

Parliament's Powers and Privileges Committee says all six witnesses who have been called to give evidence in the inquiry of the 20 affected EFF MPs are expected to appear before it on Monday.

Business

China is set to unveil key legal reforms this week that will try to limit the influence local officials have on court cases.
China eyes legal reforms at key meeting

Sunday 19 October 2014 07:07

The business community have long complained about the difficulty of getting a fair hearing in court because judges usually answer to local governments and party organs.

Science

Humans should thank ancient Scottish fish fossils for joy of sex

Sunday 19 October 2014 19:06

Scientists studying fossils have discovered that the intimate act of sexual intercourse used by humans was pioneered by ancient armoured fish, called placoderms.    

Lifestyle

Satma honours anti-apartheid activist Jesse Jackson

Sunday 19 October 2014 10:45

US civil rights activist, Reverend Jesse Jackson has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ninth South African Traditional Music Achievement (Satma) awards at Fort Hare University.

Sport

Banyana Banyana coach, Vera Pauw, is under no illusion about the daunting task against Nigeria.
Banyana wary of task ahead in Nigeria

Sunday 19 October 2014 19:30

Banyana Banyana coach, Vera Pauw, is relieved that her team handled enormous pressure for a convincing victory against Algeria on Saturday.

Opinion

Difficult to predict Masipa’s sentencing judgement: Expert

Monday 20 October 2014 08:42

Attorney Marius du Toit of Du toit Attorney’s says it will be difficult to tell what sentence Judge Thokozile Masipa will hand down on former international icon, Oscar Pistorius.

National Days 2014

All the latest news on Women’s Day.

Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial

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

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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