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Date archive forJune, 2014
    By R On Monday, June 30th, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius Not Mentally Unstable

    On the night which Paralympian Oscar Pistorius shot dead his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, at their home in Pretoria, he did not suffer any mental aberrations or defects, the High Court in Pretoria heard t... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 30th, 2014

    Last Minute Penalty Secures the Dutch as Costa Rica win on Penalties

    In a show that the FIFA World Cup is still one of the best sports tournaments in the world, the second round of matches that were played on Sunday were as pulsating as they were unpredictable. While the Netherl... Read more »
    By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Monday, June 30th, 2014

    Lazola Mjonono throws his name in the hat as a contender for the National Mini flyweight title

    Lazola Mjonono wasted little time to beat Loyiso Dayimani. This was a sweet revenge for Mjonono, who suffered his debut loss to Dayimani 7 years ago. Lazola, coached by Patrick Siyolo Fanti, appeared very sharp... Read more »
    By R On Monday, June 30th, 2014

    Algeria vs. Germany – Match Preview

    Germany will face off against African contenders, Algeria, tonight in the two sides’ first knock out match of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The match kicks off at 22h00 (CAT) at Estadia Beira-Rio and looks to ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, June 29th, 2014

    Stellenbosch University Rector and Vice Chancellor Prof. Russel Botman Dies at 60

    The country of South Africa has been hurt where it hurts the most. One of its most illustrious sons has been taken away from it once again. Professor Russel Botman has passed on at his home in Stellenbosch on F... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, June 28th, 2014

    FIFA World Cup: Chile May Upset Nemesis, Brazil

    The FIFA World Cup has moved into the last sixteen after the most dramatic group stage games ever. The round of the last sixteen, as it is officially called, comprises teams that no soccer pundit would ever hav... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, June 28th, 2014

    SIU’s Delay to Release Nkandla Report Suspicious – DA

    The country’s main opposition, the Democratic Alliance, has interrogated the fact that many days after it started its work on investigating the spending of more that a quarter of a billion rand on upgradi... Read more »
    By R On Saturday, June 28th, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius Trial to Resume On Monday

    Murder accused, Oscar Pistorius’ high-profile legal battle is set to resume in the North Gauteng High Court on Monday morning. According to a statement released by news service Eyewitness News, a psychi... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, June 26th, 2014

    Rescue Efforts in the Collapsed Soweto Building Enter Second Day

    By Thursday morning, fifteen people were reported to be still trapped under the rubble of the collapsed disused power building in Soweto. The whole scenario started when some copper and metal thieves went into ... Read more »
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, June 26th, 2014

    FIFA World Cup 2014: The Battle For Group G

    Thursday will mark the end of the road for two Group G teams that are attending this year’s FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil as it has for others in the previous groups. The group, which comprises German, ... Read more »