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Tuesday, 10-21-14, 13:49Pistorius Taken to Prison[SAPA]Pretoria -Oscar Pistorius looked like he was about to cry as he made his way down to the holding cells below the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday, after being sentenced to five years behind bars. read more...
Tuesday, 10-21-14, 8:28Judge Sends Pistorius to Jail[SAPA]Pretoria -Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to five years' imprisonment for the culpable homicide killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 14:26The End of Hope - SA Civil Society's Race to the Bottom[SACSIS]A cursory scan of the NGO job boards confirms the widely held assumption that South Africa's civil society organizations are struggling to get funding. read more...
Monday, 10-20-14, 11:20Key Witness Defies Arms Deal Probe[SAPA]Pretoria -Arms deal critic Hennie Van Vuuren told the Seriti Commission of Inquiry on Monday that he does not want to testify and refused to take an oath. read more...
Sunday, 10-19-14, 17:52Unlike Rest of Africa, South Africa Has Hope - Zuma[SAPA]Pretoria -South Africa, unlike other African countries, has focused intensely on improving the life of its citizens, President Jacob Zuma said on Sunday. read more...
Sunday, 10-19-14, 16:45Water Interruptions Notice for Ermelo, Davel and Kriel[SAnews.gov.za]The Department of Water and Sanitation has advised that it will be implementing a planned outage of its raw water bulk pipeline between the Jericho pump station and the Kriel power station from 20 October to 31 October 2014. read more...
Sunday, 10-19-14, 6:04Fate Awaits Pistorius[Daily Maverick]Defence advocate Barry Roux is earning his fees. First, he got Pistorius off on the lesser charge of premeditated murder. Now, he's imploring the North Gauteng High Court not to send the former athlete to prison. Prosecutor Gerrie Nel, however, wants the former athlete behind bars for at least 10 years. The sentence will be delivered on Tuesday and will largely depend on what the society wants versus what's best for society. read more...
Sunday, 10-19-14, 5:48Banyana Banyana Through to Semi-Finals[SAFA]Banyana Banyana kept their hopes of qualifying for the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada alive when they beat Algeria 5-1 on Saturday afternoon, 18 October at Independence Stadium. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 21:10Send Your Mobile APP Global[Biz-Community]Putting mobile apps within reach of a global audience is one of the easiest steps companies can take to tap into the market of more than one billion potential online smartphone customers. read more...
Friday, 10-17-14, 20:57Pistorius Hears Fate on Tuesday[Deutsche Welle]On the final day of Oscar Pistorius' sentence hearing, the prosecution has asked for "at least" 10 years imprisonment. His defense attorney argued a lesser sentence for their "broken and broke" client. read more...

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