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Court decision blocking nuke programme hailed as victory for civil society

The Western Cape High Court’s decision to set aside the two determinations issued by former minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson that lay the basis for the government’s nuclear procurement .programme have been hailed as a victory for civil society.

Hawks arrest 'coup plotter' planning to assassinate prominent South Africans

The Hawks arrested a “coup plotter” on Wednesday who was allegedly planning to assassinate 19 people including members of the cabinet‚ state owned entities and prominent South Africans.

Jailed Oscar Pistorius trademarked his own name

Convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius registered his world-famous name as a trademark after he was initially convicted of culpable homicide for the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
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Rain at last! Heavens open on a parched Cape Town

There was finally some respite to the heat and drought as Cape Town got its first rain in weeks on Wednesday.

Dagga - round two as state decides to appeal landmark ruling

The dagga saga is set to drag on for a while.