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Cool reception expected for Oscar
Cool reception expected for Oscar

The organisers of Paralympic sport events are expected to give Oscar Pistorius a cool reception if he manages to avoid a lengthy prison sentence and returns to athletics.

Crime
Mamabolo shooter in court
Mamabolo shooter in court

Limpopo police said on Tuesday that a former official of the ANC Youth League had appeared in the Polokwane Magistrate's Court for allegedly shooting Boy Mamabolo, the current leader of the organisation.

Court Update
Life sentence for child rapist welcomed
Life sentence for child rapist welcomed

On Tuesday the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) welcomed a life sentence handed down to a 51-year-old man who raped the daughter of his friend.

Politics
Opposition parties walkout over Mbete
Opposition parties walkout over Mbete

Opposition party members walked out of the National Assembly on Tuesday evening, defying a ruling that the ANC be allowed to amend a motion of no confidence in Speaker Baleka Mbete.

National Conversation
Lions on the loose: One shot
Lions on the loose: One shot

One of two lions roaming through Limpopo was shot by nature conservation officials on Wednesday.

Strange World
Swazi mom dumps baby
Swazi mom dumps baby

A mom accused of dumping her newborn baby in a pit toilet appeared in court on Tuesday.

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  • Legends no longer protect sacred lakeLegends no longer protect sacred lake

    Lake Fundudzi has been surrounded by legends for centuries, and this has been a protection of sorts for the lake, shielding it from exploitation and sedimentation. Now, however, the site is in danger.

  • What next for MH370?What next for MH370?

    After six months, there is still no sign of missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370.

  • Crazy government expenditureCrazy government expenditure

    We know it takes a lot of money to run a government and a country, but sometimes the amounts being tossed around like so many leaves could astound even the most lenient of tax payers...

  • New dinosaur species discovered in AfricaNew dinosaur species discovered in Africa

    Africa is not too familiar with rare discoveries of dinosaur bones... Especially bones of dinosaurs as large as those belonging to one recently discovered in Tanzania.

  • How to avoid mall robberiesHow to avoid mall robberies

    Gauteng is being hit hard by mall robberies, with 11 reported robberies in the last month alone, and, although it's a little like blaming the victim for the crime, perhaps you should consider avoiding malls entirely...

  • Jennifer Lawrence's nude pics: An assaultJennifer Lawrence's nude pics: An assault

    Social networks, tabloids, and even hard journalists have been going crazy since nude photos of Oscar Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and several other female stars were posted on the Internet over the weekend.

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