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Cape Town scales back ‘Herculean’ firefighting efforts

The City of Cape Town continues, however, to monitor hotspots for flare-ups in the South Peninsula, with Chapman's Peak Drive remaining closed.

Inquest finds Zuma’s son Duduzane was negligent

An inquest has found that Duduzane Zuma conducted himself in an unreasonable manner when his car hit a taxi in February, killing a passenger.

Oscar’s disability in question over sentencing

While the defence says that Oscar Pistorius would 'break' in prison due to his disability, the prosecution says it's no reason for non-imprisonment.

Psychiatrists, psychologist to evaluate Pistorius

Oscar Pistorius will undergo evaluation at a Pretoria psychiatric facility to determine his state of mind and criminal responsibility.

Judge orders Pistorius to get psychiatric evaluation

After a psychiatrist testified that Oscar Pistorius has general anxiety disorder, Judge Masipa says the athlete should seek mental observation.

Those with anxiety shouldn’t have guns, says Pistorius witness

Speaking at the trial of Oscar Pistorius, a psychiatrist has told a court that firearms are what makes people with general anxiety disorder dangerous.

Pistorius neighbour recounts Steenkamp’s last moments

Before proceedings were postponed, Oscar Pistorius's neighbour told the court the murder accused athlete prayed for Reeva Steenkamp to stay alive.

Electoral court to hear full inquiry on IEC’s Tlakula

The Electoral Court has ruled that a full inquiry will be heard in an application seeking the resignation of IEC chairperson Pansy Tlakula.

DA launches new election ad, EFF marches over SABC ‘ban’

Icasa ruled in the SABC's favour over complaints about DA and EFF election adverts - the DA launched a new ad, the EFF will march in protest.

Sanral terrorism case struck off the roll

The case against a man arrested in connection with acts of terrorism against Sanral has been struck off the roll.

Economists warn SA is living beyond its means

Economists say one of the biggest factors for the depreciating rand is that South Africans are living beyond their means.

Auditor Moepi’s alleged killer denied bail

Forensic auditor and company director Lawrence Moepi's alleged killer has been denied bail as he is charged with a schedule six crime, says the judge.

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