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Eight arrested in NMMU fees protest

Eight Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) students were arrested in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday, 21 September 2016...

By Amir Chetty 22 Sep 2016

Bitcoin not money, judge rules in victory for backers

NEW YORK, USA: Bitcoin, a Florida judge says, is not real money. Ironically, that could provide a boost to use of the crypto-currency which has remained in the shadows of the financial system...

8 Aug 2016

Kenya acquits Chinese, Taiwanese cybercrime suspects

NAIROBI, KENYA: Forty Chinese and Taiwanese nationals held in custody since December 2014 were acquitted of running a cybercrime cell from an upmarket Nairobi suburb on Friday and will be deported...

8 Aug 2016

Degrees-for-sale scam

Senior government officials, as well as an SRC president, are under investigation after allegedly buying academic degrees from the University of Zululand...

By Mzilikazi wa Afrika 15 Jul 2016

Acsa lays complaint against three employees

The Airports Company of SA (Acsa) has laid a criminal complaint against three former employees, as well as a businessman who allegedly bribed staff to win tenders at the Port Elizabeth Airport...

8 Jul 2016

What happens next for Pistorius?

Key facts about the South African prison and judicial process after Oscar Pistorius was jailed on Wednesday for six years for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp...

7 Jul 2016

Net closes in on illegal initiation schools

Traditional Affairs Deputy Minister Obed Bapela has slammed illegal initiation schools that coerce and kidnap young children...

7 Jul 2016

Pistorius sentenced to six years in prison

Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to six years in jail for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp at his Pretoria home on Valentine's Day in 2013...

6 Jul 2016

UJ obtains court order to prevent violence, anarchy

The High Court has granted the University of Johannesburg (UJ) a court order, binding until 31 May 2016, when respondents will have an opportunity to show cause why the interim relief should not be made final...

18 May 2016

[Case files] A curious case of arson

There is nothing more frustrating for an insurer than having a suspicion of insurance fraud, but not having sufficient evidence to prove it...

By Sharon Snell 13 May 2016

'Sextortion', a new cyber crime, is common: study

WASHINGTON, USA: Sextortion - using nude photos of someone to press for even racier content or other goods - is surprisingly common, a US think tank says in what it calls the first in-depth study of another danger lurking in cyberspace.

13 May 2016

Clinton may be required to testify on emails: US judge

WASHINGTON, USA: A federal judge has said Hillary Clinton may be required to testify about her private email system while secretary of state as part of a freedom of information act lawsuit brought by a conservative watchdog group...

9 May 2016

Criminal sanctions for cartels

As of 1 May 2016, the Competition Amendment Act (2009) comes into effect and one of its provisions makes cartel conduct a criminal offence...

By Albert Aukema 26 Apr 2016

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