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SA prosecutor accused of ’sabotaging’ Brit-Indian honeymooners case with ‘fugitive’ comments


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): The family of the Brit-Indian millionaire charged with masterminding his wife's murder during their honeymoon in Cape Town last year have accused the South African prosecuting authority's head ... Read more...

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SA police chief who called Brit-Indian honeymooner ‘a monkey’ calls himself “legally illiterate”


January 28th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): South African police chief General Bheki Cele who had branded the Brit-Indian honeymooner Shrien Dewani 'a monkey' for allegedly going all the way to Cape Town to have ... Read more...

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South African cops say motive behind Indian-origin bride’s murder found


January 19th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) The investigators probing the murder of an Indian-origin woman who was killed during her honeymoon in Cape Town have discovered the motive behind the killing, the South African ... Read more...

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S. African police chief knows why Brit-Indian honeymooner planned to kill his wife


January 19th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Jan 19 (ANI): South African police chief General Bheki Cele has claimed that his department has figured out the exact reason why the British-Indian millionaire Shrien Dewani planned to kill ... Read more...

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Dewani honeymoon murder: Husband denies role in 2007 killing


December 13th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): A spokesman for British Indian millionaire Shrien Dewani, who has been arrested on suspicion of having his wife, Anni, killed during their honeymoon in Cape Town, South Africa, has ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner denies link to 2007 killing in South Africa


December 12th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire who has been arrested on suspicion of having his wife killed during their honeymoon in Cape Town, has denied doubts raised by South ... Read more...

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‘Brit-Indian “monkey” conspired to have his wife killed in Cape Town’


December 10th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec 10 (ANI): The murder case of Brit Indian bride, Anni Dewani, in Cape Town took a new turn after a top policeman branded the victim's husband a "monkey" who ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner breaks down saying ‘I didn’t kill my wife’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): Brit-Indian business tycoon Shrien Dewani broke down into tears after he was accused of being involved in his wife's murder during their honeymoon in Cape Town this month, ... Read more...

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I didn’t kill her, says husband of slain Indian-origin woman


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) The husband of the Indian-origin woman who was killed while honeymooning in South Africa after being abducted Nov 14 has denied his involvement in the murder and said ... Read more...

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Police chief praises World Cup security


July 11th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (DPA) South Africa's national police commissioner Bheki Cele has praised the security operation in place at the 2010 football World Cup, saying his force had done an excellent job. "If ... Read more...

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Brit Journalist to sue South Africa’s Police Commissioner on defamation charges


July 11th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 11 (ANI): A British journalist, Simon Wright, of the Sunday Mirror, who had been accused of trying to undermine World Cup security is considering suing South Africa's Police Commissioner ... Read more...

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Teenage football fan shot dead for blowing vuvuzela in Durban


July 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): A teenage football fan was shot dead for blowing a vuvuzela after his team won a World Cup match, according to his father.Asanda Cele, 14, was found in ... Read more...

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Seven trophies stolen from FIFA’s office in South Africa


July 4th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 4 (ANI): Thieves have stolen seven replica World Cup trophies from FIFA's South Africa headquarter, which is near the venue for the World Cup final.The miniature gold- plated cups, worth ... Read more...

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Ex-Interpol chief convicted of corruption


July 2nd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 2 (DPA) South Africa's former top policeman and ex-head of Interpol Jackie Selebi was found guilty of corruption Friday after being found to have been in the pay of a ... Read more...

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Police arrest three over armed robbery (Lead, changing dateline)


June 10th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg/Beijing, June 10 (DPA) South African police said Thursday they had made three arrests in connection with an armed robbery Wednesday at the hotel of foreign journalists covering the World Cup. The journalists ... Read more...

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South African police probing World Cup terror plot


May 17th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 17 (DPA) South African police said Monday they were investigating report of an alleged Al Qaeda plot targeting the soccer World Cup, after a Saudi army officer was arrested in ... Read more...

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South Africa bolsters security to keep hooligans out of FIFA World Cup


May 10th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, May 10 (ANI): South African authorities have set up various "special cells" and accelerated judicial processes in order to keep European hooligans at bay during the upcoming FIFA World Cup to ... Read more...

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To avoid Obama’s visit, South African police chief wants US knocked out of WC


May 8th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 8 (ANI): South African police chief General Bheki Cele in order to avoid a visit by President Barack Obama to the country during the World Cup, is 'praying' that ... Read more...

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Obama’s World Cup dithering creates problem for South Africa


May 7th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 7 (DPA) The uncertainty over whether US President Barack Obama will attend the football World Cup is creating problems for the South African Police, the country's police commissioner Bheki ... Read more...

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S. African thugs threaten to rob and kill Brit footie fans


January 20th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.20 (ANI): South African thugs armed with guns have gone on television and threatened to "rob and kill" England fans at this summer's World Cup.According to a report in the ... Read more...

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Amnesty for South Africans surrendering firearms


January 12th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Jan 12 (IANS) South Africa has announced amnesty for surrendering illegal firearms till the next three months, a move aimed at curbing violent crimes. The firearms amnesty period beginning Monday will ... Read more...

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South Africa to fast-track rapid bus transit system


September 6th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Midrand (South Africa), Sep 6 (IANS) The South African government is fast-tracking the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system negotiation process with the taxi industry, BUaNews reported Sunday. "The negotiation process will continue. The ... Read more...

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