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Tshwane Regional Spelling Bee Competition co-founder Johnenglish Molepo, winners Amogelang Chaane, Oleboheng Sebotsa and founder Marcia Lebambo.
Spelling Bee Competition aims to improve learner’s vocabulary

Saturday 25 October 2014 19:36

Scores of learners from different primary and higher schools in Tshwane, Pretoria, participated in the 2nd Annual Tshwane Regional Spelling Bee Competition.

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Stronger regulations needed for genetically modified foods

Friday 24 October 2014 19:48

The Department of Trade and Industry says it needs to further strengthen its regulations on the labelling of genetically-modified foods before enforcement can take place.

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Cousins Yonalisa and Zandile Mali were found dead in a public toilet in 2013.
Policing forum calls on parents to protect their children

Thursday 23 October 2014 09:42

The Honeydew Policing Forum is calling on parents to ensure that they protect their children.

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Anelisa Mkhonto was killed before her body was dumped in a garbage bin.
Diepsloot child murder trial continues

Thursday 23 October 2014 06:14

The trial of Ntokozo Hadebe accused of the gruesome murders of three Diepsloot toddlers continues at the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday.

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The Varsity Netball took South African netball by storm in 2013.
Varsity Netball praised

Wednesday 22 October 2014 20:18

The Varsity Cup Netball Tournament that ended in Pretoria earlier this week, has given young players the opportunity to showcase their talent and be noticed by the national selectors.

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Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years in prison for the death of his model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Pistorius sentence is good: Attorney

Wednesday 22 October 2014 09:49

Attorney at Marks Attorneys, Ulrich Roux, says Oscar Pistorius's sentence is good in terms of a conviction of culpable homicide.

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NPA disappointed with Pistorius sentence

Wednesday 22 October 2014 08:00

National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Nathi Mncube says they are disappointed with the five year jail sentence imposed against paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

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‘Pistorius trial biggest in SA’s history’

Wednesday 22 October 2014 07:20

Researcher at Media Tenor, Ludene Brown, says according to their research, the Oscar Pistorius murder trial was a highly covered case by both local and international media in the history of SA.

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Pistorius spends first night in jail

Wednesday 22 October 2014 05:32

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius spent his first night in his cell in the hospital wing of the Kgosi Mampuru II prison in Pretoria.

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More explosives found in Pretoria

Tuesday 21 October 2014 18:14

More explosive devices have been found in a hole in Hammanskraal, north of Pretoria on Tuesday.

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The general feel on social media is that Oscar Pistorius' five-year jail sentence is a slap on the wrist.
Curtain falls on Pistorius - the social media darling

Tuesday 21 October 2014 16:40

Oscar Pistorius has been known to be a sensation on track, and such has been no different to his murder trial at the North Gauteng High Court.

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Judge Masipa was balanced and just : law expert

Tuesday 21 October 2014 15:41

Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after being found guilty of the culpable homicide of his model and reality TV star girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, on Tuesday.

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Oscar Pistorius will be serving his sentence in Kgosi Mampuru Prison in Pretoria.
We are ready to support Oscar: Pistorius family

Tuesday 21 October 2014 12:55

The Pistorius family says they are ready to support paralympian Oscar Pistorius.

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Judge Thokozile Masipa sentenced the athlete to spend a maximum of five years behind bars.
Oscar Pistorius arrives at the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Facility

Tuesday 21 October 2014 12:29

Oscar Pistorius has arrived at the Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Facility where he will begin serving his sentence.

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Oscar Pistorius being sentenced in the North Gauteng High Court on Tuesday morning.
Oscar Pistorius sentenced to five years in prison

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10:14

Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years imprisonment after being found guilty of the culpable homicide of his law student and model girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

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International media have showed huge interest the Oscar Pistorius trial.
Global media praises live broadcast of Pistorius trial

Tuesday 21 October 2014 10:02

The international media has commended the South African government for allowing paralympian Oscar Pistorius’s trial to be broadcast live.

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Oscar Pistorius to learn his fate soon

Tuesday 21 October 2014 09:11

It is expected that sentencing proceedings in the North Gauteng High Court in the Oscar Pistorius trial will last for no more than a couple of hours.

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Hive of activity outside court ahead of Pistorius' sentencing

Tuesday 21 October 2014 08:00

There is a hive of activity outside the North Gauteng High Court ahead of Oscar Pistorius's sentencing on Tuesday.

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 Pretoria discovered 15 more military explosives at a Pretoria scrap yard.
Police appeal for information on scrapyard explosion

Tuesday 21 October 2014 06:24

The police have appealed for information on the location of old military explosive devices after a fatal explosion at a Pretoria West scrap yard on Monday morning.

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Repatriation of Nigerian collapsed church victims imminent

Tuesday 21 October 2014 05:53

Synagogue Church of All Nations says the repatriation of bodies of South Africans who died in the Lagos church tragedy is imminent.

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