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3rd Degree
Sunday, April 21, 2013
On Tuesday 3rd Degree visits Rodriguez's daughter Eva to find out what it's like to be Sugarman's daughter. Eva lives in the Wilderness and trained as a Sangoma.
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On 3rd Degree: Loan sharks    (0) Replies
Monday, April 15, 2013
Have you ever taken a loan from a loan shark with dire consequences? On Tuesday (16th) 3rd Degree goes undercover to expose the highway robbery perpetrated by sharks.
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Monday, March 18, 2013
On Tuesday (19th) 3rd Degree exposes illegal initiation schools that kidnap underage boys, circumcise them and then hold them ransom. Some boys never return home.
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Monday, March 11, 2013
On Tuesday (12th) 3rd Degree explores the future of South African politics in an interview with Dr Mamphela Ramphele in the wake of the launch of her party Agang.
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Monday, February 04, 2013
On Tuesday (5th) 3rd Degree investigates school and cyber bullies in the wake of the murder of a high school pupil who was allegedly shot for bullying.
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On 3rd Degree: Mob Justice    (1) Replies
Friday, January 18, 2013
On Tuesday 3rd Degree also puts the spotlight on problems with the police in an investigation into the cause and impact of mob justice in Diepsloot.
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Monday, June 25, 2012
To weave or not to weave? ... On Tuesday 3rd Degree debates the question with various celebs including Lebo Mashile, Bonang Matheba and Nikiwe Bikitsha.
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Monday, June 11, 2012
This Tuesday 3rd Degree looks at our criminal justice system and asks why the police are making basic blunders when it comes to handling murder investigations.
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Sunday, May 06, 2012
On Tuesday 3rd Degree looks at the story surrounding the girl who was recently gang raped and reveals her mother's battle to protect her from being violated.
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Thursday, April 26, 2012
This Tuesday 3rd Degree goes into surgery with 3-year-old burn victim Lisakhanye. The show follows her as she undergoes a groundbreaking procedure to get her voice back.
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Sunday, April 22, 2012
On Tuesday (24th) Patta speaks to Frank Chikane about his controversial book 8 Days in September which details events that led to the firing of Thabo Mbeki.
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Monday, April 16, 2012
This Tuesday 3rd Degree looks at the YouTube documentary about Joseph Kony and the conflicting views about it's impact for Uganda. Includes the documentary.
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Sunday, March 11, 2012
This Tuesday 3rd Degree chats to a couple who are fighting to legalize dagga and asks: is is it a mild relaxant or a dangerously addictive drug?
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Monday, February 20, 2012
Limpopo has been declared technically bankrupt - R2 billion in the red. This Tuesday 3rd Degree looks at how illegal tenders have crippled the province.
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Friday, January 27, 2012
This Tuesday: the Muslim Judicial Council buckles under the pressure of the halaal meat scandal and agrees to face 3rd Degree. Patta puts the council in the hot seat.
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Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Tonight's 3rd Degree investigates Orion Cold Storage - the scheme that sold pork as halaal. The episode was originally scheduled to air in December 2011.
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Sunday, December 04, 2011
Should corporal punishment be reinstated in schools? On Tuesday (6th) 3rd Degree debates the issue by speaking to teachers and learners.
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Sunday, November 20, 2011
On Tuesday 3rd Degree asks: was Juju's hearing a straightforward process or the beginning of a succession battle? Is he a threat to those who want to cling to power?
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Sunday, September 18, 2011
On Tuesday 3rd Degree looks at the murder of Mcebisi Zondi: what looked like cold blooded murder was followed by a tragic confession that left a family divided.
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Sunday, August 21, 2011
This Tuesday 3rd degree looks at men abuse and asks: are some women instigating domestic violence, certain that they will never be blamed?
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Saturday, April 23, 2011
What's the point of service delivery if delivery makes things even worse than they were before? Shoddy workmanship floods a community. 3rd Degree investigates.
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Monday, April 18, 2011
This week Patta tackles muthi murders, investigating the impact on communities and exposing the brutality behind the serial killings.
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Sunday, March 27, 2011
Been waiting for Patta to do the 3rd Degree on Steve Hofmeyr and Kuli Roberts? The time has arrived ...
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Monday, March 21, 2011
On Tuesday Patta interviews actress Candice Derman who speaks out about the sexual abuse she suffered for years and how she hid the traumatic secret.
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Sexting (18 January 2011)    (1) Replies
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
This week: Patta investigates the trend of sexting among teens to ask: are teenagers creating and disseminating child pornography?
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Bling (30 November 2010)    (25) Replies
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Lookout! There's a showdown between the queen of bling and the demagogue of disapproval on 3rd Degree tonight. Debora Patta grills Khanyi Mbau.
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Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Tonight: 3rd Degree looks at how school bullies are using technology to taunt and humiliate victims. The situation's so extreme that it's resulted in suicide.
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Tuesday, September 07, 2010
Tonight's 3rd Degree looks at the violent protests and wage negotiations of the strikes and examines the longterm cost to the country.
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Sunday, August 22, 2010
Debora Patta tackles the media freedom fiasco this Tuesday: with no oddball dinners round tables of wine as seen on Special Assignment last week.
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Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Guys who have SIX sexual partners in three months - with a steady girlfriend on the side. 3rd Degree looks at how vulnerable women are when it comes to HIV.
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Tuesday, August 10, 2010
Tonight 3rd Degree spotlights the awards won by the show over the past decade. Most recently: Debora Patta took a win at SA's Most Influential Women Awards.
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Tuesday, August 03, 2010
In many communities plagued by crime, residents resort to their own form of justice: murder. 3rd Degree investigates the cause; and what can be done to stop it.
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Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Is there such a thing as sex addiction or is it a fad? 3rd Degree talks to people who are consumed by sex: one of whom has had 1000 partners in a year.
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Monday, July 19, 2010
This Tuesday: an Eldorado Park drug-dealer reveals trade secrets to 3rd Degree. He confirms that his drug kingpin boss buys the silence of the law.
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Monday, July 12, 2010
Tonight's 3rd Degree looks at how Jackie Selebi swapped his handcuffs for late-night visits from Bubba (prison thug).
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Denial (6 July 2010)    (0) Replies
Monday, July 05, 2010
Scientists say that over 330 000 people died from AIDS-related illnesses during the Mbeki era. The deadly result of the AIDS denialism that took place.
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Tuesday, June 08, 2010
Hang onto your guffaws sweet readers ... tonight Patta gives the 3rd Degree to: the Diski ...
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Saturday, May 29, 2010
3rd Degree delivers Part 2 of the show's series on race to explore the question of: can South Africans ever find a guiding principle or purpose to unite as one?
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3rd Degree Turns 10    (10) Replies
Sunday, May 09, 2010
On Tuesday (11 May) 3rd Degree celebrates 10 years on air with a special episode featuring the Best of Patta's "You're such a liar!" moments.
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Stalkers (13 April 2010)    (19) Replies
Sunday, April 11, 2010
Friday 23 October 2009 was to be a big day for Shadi Rapitso, one of 3rd Degreeā€™s producers. It ended in horror when she was brutally murdered by a stalker ...
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Polygamy (2 March 2010)    (2) Replies
Monday, March 01, 2010
Following the news about President Zuma's love-child, 3rd degree asks: isn't it time the outdated, sexist practice of polygamy is ended once and for all?
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Monday, February 08, 2010
On Tuesday 3rd Degree investigates the deaths of innocent teenagers who were caught in a crossfire between criminals and the shoot-to-kill SAPS.
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Monday, February 01, 2010
3rd Degree looks at terrible attacks on lesbians by homophobic thugs and reveals that some of the SAPS are complicit in the violence. Victims speak out.
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Monday, January 25, 2010
In July last year 3rd Degree investigated allegations of torture at drug rehab centres. On Tuesday the show exposes another facility and confronts the owner.
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Tuesday, December 01, 2009
Tonight's 3rd degree asks: with all the jokes surrounding Julius Malema - who is the joke really on? ...
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Monday, November 16, 2009
On Tuesday 3rd Degree asks: should Thabo Mbeki and his administration be charged with genocide for their handling of the HIV/Aids crisis?
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Monday, October 26, 2009
3rd Degree looks at the difficulties faced by intersex South Africans, who tell of the prejudice and bullying they've been through because of who they are.
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Tuesday, October 13, 2009
With the recent death of heavyweight Big G, 3rd Degree speaks to his ex-wife and girlfriend who claim he intimidated them into giving him beer, vetkoek and pastries.
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Monday, October 05, 2009
3rd Degree follows-up on previous investigations to see if things have changed. Stories include: the racist North West doctors; and a new life for Thelma Vanda.
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Monday, September 21, 2009
On Tuesday 3rd Degree looks at the unfolding developments in the Caster Semenya fiasco, with an interview with former athletics coach Wilfred Daniels.
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Gone (8 September 2009)    (2) Replies
Tuesday, September 08, 2009
A child goes missing every six hours in South Africa. Some are found while many disappear forever. 3rd Degree investigates why so many cases go unsolved.
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Swine Flu (18 August 2009)    (10) Replies
Monday, August 17, 2009
3rd Degree talks to experts about Swine Flu to find out what causes it, where it comes from and what we can do to avoid getting it.
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Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Tonight 3rd Degree looks at the protests about service delivery to ask: will the government's promises be kept? Are things different this time round?
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Tuesday, August 04, 2009
Two-year-old Tyra can only fit into clothes meant for teens. Experts warn that she may not see her 10th birthday. 3rd Degree looks at kid-obesity.
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Tuesday, July 28, 2009
Why do ex-prisoners graduate to more serious crimes once they've left prison? Is prison a university of crime instead of rehab? 3rd Degree investigates.
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Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Tonight's 3rd Degree features the documentary that won e.tv's Anna-Maria Lombard a CNN/Multichoice Journalist of The Year Award for HIV/Aids reporting ...
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Jumping The Queue (7 July)    (18) Replies
Monday, July 06, 2009
Debra Patta and The Sowetan go after an RDP crook and end up catching him red handed. Will they help him escape jail ...?
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Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Tonight 3rd Degree tributes Michael Jackson: feat. his life story, triumphs and tragedies.
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Monday, June 22, 2009
Families without income, shops with extra stock, debt collectors on the charge - 3rd Degree looks at the recession and investigates solutions.
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Tuesday, June 09, 2009
Tonight's 3rd Degree investigates the story of an Alzheimer's sufferer who was caught for allegedly stealing a chocolate; and ended up dead in jail.
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Tuesday, June 02, 2009
Tonight's 3rd Degree follows up on some of the shows biggest stories: Big G takes his first steps after surgery and the apartheid medical practice gets a Visit.
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Inner City Decay (26 May)    (4) Replies
Monday, May 25, 2009
Tonight 3rd Degree investigates Johannesburg's deteriorating housing situation that's become characterised by crime, intimidation and health hazards.
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Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Tonight 3rd Degree tells the story of Chris/Christine who had surgery to change gender and then got dismissed from her job for causing a "disturbance".
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Monday, May 11, 2009
On Tuesday 3rd Degree uses hidden cameras to prove that albino people are being murdered so that their body parts can horrifically be sold to "boost" business.
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Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Tonight's 3rd Degree was intended to be a debate between election party leaders but has become Not The Presidential Debate as some leaders won't be involved.
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Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Interview alert! Archbishop Desmond Tutu will be on 3rd Degree tonight talking about the Dalai Lama fiasco.
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Tuesday, March 24, 2009
With 2010 approaching, calls to decriminalize the sex industry are growing but sex workers want the laws changed immediately. 3rd Degree takes to the streets.
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Tuesday, March 03, 2009
Tonight 3rd Degree investigates solutions to the impact of financial crises on South Africans and the high suicide rate in the country.
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Tuesday, February 17, 2009
He weighs 350kg's, needs a gastric bypass to survive and his medical aid is stalling. 3rd degree looks at the story of BIG G. Warning: hectic pic.
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Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Tonight 3rd Degree exposes the racist, apartheid style tactics of two Schweizer Reneke doctors who discriminate against black patients in their surgery.
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Monday, February 02, 2009
On Tuesday 3rd Degree returns after a break - in a new timeslot at 21h30, instead of 20h00.
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The Story Of Najwa Petersen    (15) Replies
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
Tonight 3rd Degree retraces the drama, lies and controversies surrounding Najwa Petersen's murder trial.
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The Youth Debate    (57) Replies
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
Tonight 3rd degree hosts a debate between Young Communist League leader Buti Manmela and Anele Mda, the youth leader of the newly formed COPE.
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Monday, October 27, 2008
Tuesday's 3rd Degree puts the spotlight on rehabilitated prisoners who want to be proactive and positive members of society.
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Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Tonight 3rd Degree uses hidden cameras to investigate how drugs and alcohol are being freely sold to teens.
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Tuesday, September 16, 2008
According to a recent study, 10% of online child porn images have been self-produced by teens who've been tricked by strangers. Part 2 of 3rd Degree's expose.
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Tuesday, August 12, 2008
Cheating lovers. Abusive husbands. Murdered in a moment. 3rd Degree goes into Johannesburg Central Prison to interview people who've killed their partners.
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Tuesday, July 15, 2008
3rd Degree looks at the murder of 11-year Roseline Majola who was attacked by her 'friends' who turned on her after a night of brutal drinking.
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Tuesday, July 08, 2008
3rd Degree investigates drug rehab centres in Cape Town that are alledgedly torturing and whipping addicts. The victims speak out.
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Tuesday, June 24, 2008
Debora Patta gives ANCYL president Julius Malema the 3rd Degree tonight as the show puts him in the hot seat.
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Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Tonight 3rd Degree interviews Trevor Manuel to find out what the future holds for SA's economy.
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Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Tonight's 3rd degree features a special BBC documentary that looks at the road ahead for Barack Obama and questions whether or not America's ready for him.
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Tuesday, June 03, 2008
3rd degree goes undercover to expose the truth about why so many women risk their lives with backstreet abortions instead of legitimate ones.
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Tuesday, May 20, 2008
3rd Degree follows the tracks and murders of a serial killer in Limpopo and investigates why the police and media have failed to give the case proper attention.
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No Angel (13 May 2008)    (24) Replies
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
3rd Degree investigates the aftermath of the car accident Mandoza was involved in and asks why he hasn't been charged with culpable homicide.
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Tuesday, April 29, 2008
Tonight 3rd Degree looks into the increased abuse of animals by children and questions what the punishment should be.
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Feedback (22 April)    (3) Replies
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
3rd Degree follows up on previous episodes to see whether there's been progress in stories exposed by the show.
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Zimbabwe Bans Patta    (10) Replies
Sunday, March 30, 2008
The Zimbabwean government has banned 3rd Degree from covering the country's elections but according to e.tv the ban won't keep the show quiet.
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Culture Shock    (13) Replies
Tuesday, March 18, 2008
Tonight Debra Patta gives the 3rd Degree to taxi drivers at the Noord Street rank where Mnwabisa Ngukana was stripped naked as punishment for wearing a mini-skirt.
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Tuesday, March 11, 2008
Tonight Debra Patta interviews Dr Simba Makoni and looks at the current situation in Zimbabwe in the build-up to the country's elections.
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Free State University Racism    (118) Replies
Tuesday, March 04, 2008
Tonight 3rd Degree broadcasts the full 12 minutes of the racist video made by the Free State university students and debates racism and the youth.
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Tuesday, November 13, 2007
From Thabo Mbeki's views on HIV/AIDS to allegations of an ANC cover-up of the arms deal, a former MP blows the lid off the inner workings of the ruling party.
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Table Mountain Under Siege    (2) Replies
Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Tonight's 3rd Degree investigates the crime wave on Table Mountain and questions what security's being put in place to make it safer.
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A Battle Lost?    (30) Replies
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
3rd Degree revisits the case of Hermina Rakgoale, a 19-year-old from Hammanskraal who died of a disorder that caused her to gain weight at an abnormal rate.
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Tuesday, October 16, 2007
Six months ago 4-year old Maddie McCann disappeared in a media frenzy. Tonight 3rd Degree goes on location to Portugal and England to try to find answers.
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Monday, October 08, 2007
This week 3rd Degree gives the Patta treatment to the Jackie Selebi fiasco and asks why the person investigating Selebi was suspended instead of Selebi himself.
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Suffer Little Children    (1) Replies
Monday, October 01, 2007
On 3rd Degree this week: Debra Patta investigates a day care mother who's had complaints of abuse and death laid against her.
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Tuesday, August 15, 2006
This week 3rd degree meets a class of kids who made their own movie after they started collecting one paperclip per Jewish person killed during the Holocaust.
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Monday, August 07, 2006
This week 3rd Degree re-visits some of the shows they've done over the past six months to get an update on the stories to see what changes have resulted.
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