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Three men linked to different rape cases have been waiting at Weskoppies psychiatric hospital for between two and four years for their trials to begin.
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In 2010 Ndlovu and Mthokozisi Manganyela were driving in Zululand, northern KwaZulu-Natal, when they saw a roadblock and sped away.
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The death toll on South Africa's roads over the Easter weekend dropped from 241 in 2013 to 193 this year, according to preliminary figures announced by transport minister Dipuo Peters on Wednesday.
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By Bretta Grabau Bluff Country News Group In America, one does not usually see a sign saying, "Do not feed baboons" except, perhaps, in zoos.
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African Union chairwoman Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has reacted strongly to allegations that she has abandoned her official AU responsibilities to focus on ANC business leading up to the May 7 elections.
A spokeswoman for accused killer Oscar Pistorius angrily denied claims by a South African journalist that the double-amputee Olympian took acting lessons before testifying at his murder trial.
Under apartheid inter-racial relationships were banned in South Africa. Journalist Mpho Lakaje, who is married to a white woman, reflects on how the country has changed in the 20 years since the end of white minority rule.
IFP leader Mangosuthu Buthelezi has accused the ANC and the NFP of using government resources to fund their respective election campaigns.
"We did not ban the advert, we rejected the advert; there is a difference," public broadcaster spokesman Kaiser Kganyago said on Tuesday.
Johannesburg, April 22 : With General Elections to select a new 400-member National Assembly and nine provincial assemblies a fortnight away, the Independent Electoral Commission of South Africa was expected to later Tuesday release the final list of candidates for the May 7 polls, media reports said.
Speculations were raised once again Tuesday over the whereabouts of fugitive Rabbi Eliezer Berland, who was deported from Zimbabwe earlier this month on charges of overstaying his visa.
A South African trio of restaurants will make their California debut later this week, when MG Food Services officially opens Ocean Basket, Jay's Flame Grilled Peri Peri Chicken and Mugs & Beans locations Thursday in Tulare and Friday in downtown Visalia.
Chief executives of the world's top platinum producers were to again meet the leaders of the AMCU union on Tuesday for wage talks in a bid to find an agreement to end the longest and most costly strike on South Africa's mines in living memory.
South African officials say thieves have stolen a stockpile of rhino horns from the offices of a provincial parks agency, dealing a setback to efforts to curb an escalation of rhino poaching in recent years.
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The orange-brick paved winery car park is surrounded by vines, their black bunches hanging in the sun over soil the same shade as the bricks.