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The "Brickz" rape case was postponed to November 6 to allow the defence to be furnished with all the documents they needed.
Brickz rape case will proceed: NDPP

Monday 20 October 2014 11:45

The NDPP has ruled that the rape case against musician Sipho "Brickz" Charles Ndlovu will proceed, the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court heard on Monday.

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Three accused in taxi shooting to appear in court

Monday 20 October 2014 10:45

Three men arrested for murder and attempted murder following a fatal crossfire shooting in Midrand are expected to appear in the Alexandra Magistrate's court

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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

The Roodepoort Magistrate's Court is expected to hear on Monday whether the NDPP will proceed with the rape case against Kwaito musician, Sipho Charles Ndlovu, popularly known as "Brickz."

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The Lions suffered an early blow when influential open-side flanker Jaco Kriel was forced off the field with a hamstring injury  just before the half-time break.
Ackermann praises impact made by bench

Sunday 19 October 2014 15:48

Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes his team's superior first-half performance and the impact his replacements had on the game resulted in their 50-20 semi-final victory over the Sharks.

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Govt e-toll bullying angers motorists: Cosatu

Sunday 19 October 2014 08:25

Congress of South African Trade Unions spokesperson, Patrick Craven, says the more the government bullies and intimidates motorists into paying their e-toll bills, the more angry people will become.

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Stolen copper cable warehouse exposed

Saturday 18 October 2014 19:27

Police appear to have a made a major breakthrough in the theft of copper cables after a warehouse for stolen copper cables was found and five suspects caught red-handed.

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Govt continues to bully motorists into paying e-toll bills: Cosatu

Saturday 18 October 2014 17:54

Cosatu’s national spokesperson Patrick Craven says the more the government bullies and intimidates motorists into paying their e-toll bills, the more angry people will become.

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The Lions scored three tries in the first half before adding three more in the second.
Lions dismantle Sharks for final berth

Saturday 18 October 2014 17:11

The Golden Lions booked their place for the Currie Cup final in emphatic style with a 50-20 victory over the Sharks at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday afternoon.

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E-tolls protesters set bills alight at Sanral offices

Saturday 18 October 2014 14:46

E-tolls protesters have set their bills alight in front of the offices of roads agency Sanral in Pretoria.

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Right2Know marches for media freedom

Saturday 18 October 2014 13:25

Members of the Right2Know Campaign have held a commemorative march to various media organisations around the country to mark "Black Wednesday ".

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Greenpeace organised a send-off for David Barnard at O.R. Tambo International Airport on Saturday morning.
SA runner off to Antarctica for gruelling marathon

Saturday 18 October 2014 12:25

South African environmental activist and ultra-marathon runner, David Barnard has left the country to participate in the Last Desert Race in Antarctica on Saturday.

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Bikers and taxi drivers for e-toll drive-slow

Saturday 18 October 2014 10:28

Bikers, taxi drivers and Cosatu members gathered in Johannesburg on Saturday morning, ahead of a drive-slow to the SA National Roads Agency Limited offices in Pretoria.

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 Parks Tau delivered the ANC’s political report at the 13th Johannesburg regional conference.
Tau slams corruption in the public sector

Saturday 18 October 2014 08:25

Chairperson of the African National Congress in Johannesburg, Parks Tau, has blamed corruption in the public sector for what he calls obsessive consumerism.

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'Media under threat from govt and ruling party'

Saturday 18 October 2014 08:00

Wits University senior researcher, Glenda Daniels, says the media industry in South Africa is under threat from government and the ruling party.

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No Afcon decision to be made yet: Jordaan

Friday 17 October 2014 15:29

Morocco has not officially withdrawn from hosting the 2015 Afcon tournament scheduled to kick off on January 17, SAFA president Danny Jordaan said on Friday.

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Veteran editor, Thami Mazwai, says he felt Media Freedom Day should be institutionalised.
Media Freedom Day deserves more: Mazwai

Friday 17 October 2014 15:12

Media Freedom Day deserves more than just a passing mention, veteran editor, Thami Mazwai, said on Friday.

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President Jacob Zuma says that his administration will do everything possible to ensure a conducive environment for foreign direct investment.
Zuma urges Turkey, SA to partner in developing small businesses

Friday 17 October 2014 05:44

President Jacob Zuma has urged the Turkish business people to partner with the Chambers of Commerce to help develop small businesses, transfer skills and create black industrialists.

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Radovan Krejcir and his co-accused will only be back in the dock at the earliest in June next  year.
Radovan Krejcir trial postponed to next year

Thursday 16 October 2014 20:16

Judge Colin Lamont has run out of patience because of the perpetual delays and postponements characterising the trial of Czech fugitive, Radovan Krejcir.

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The team has made just one change to their squad.
Lions ready for Sharks

Thursday 16 October 2014 19:07

Attacking, running rugby has brought the Golden Lions to the semifinals of the Absa Currie Cup.

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Lucky Dube hailed as African Icon

Thursday 16 October 2014 10:20

Lucky Dube’s former manager Lenah Moshoele says the renowned musician was regarded as a king, a peacemaker and above all an icon by Africans.

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