Articles containing the tag ‘Court
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, November 14th, 2016

Rhodes Memorial Rapist Sentenced to Nine Life Terms

The Rhodes Memorial rapists on Monday pleaded guilty to several charges which included rape, kidnapping, assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm and robbery with aggravating circumstances and was sentenc... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Prosecution in Oscar Pistorius Case to Challenge Six Year Sentence in SCA

Oscar Pistorius, who is currently serving a six year sentence for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Valentine’s day in 2013, thinking she was an intruder, may remain behind bars longer than he exp... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Sunday, January 31st, 2016

Gareth Cliff Set to Rejoin Fellow Idols SA Judges Following Court Victory

Controversial Idols SA judge Gareth Cliff will be part of the judging panel for the 12th season of the show after the Gauteng High Court ruled in his favour on Friday, ordering M-Net to reinstate him. Gareth Cl... Read more »
By Staff Writer On Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

More Jail Time Awaits Oscar Pistorious as His Conviction is Upgraded to Murder

It appears that Oscar Pistorious will soon be heading back to jail to serve a longer sentence following the decision of the Supreme Court of Appeals (SCA) on Thursday to upgrade his conviction from culpable hom... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, October 11th, 2015

South Africa To Retreat From The ICC Due To ICC’s Loss Of Direction

On Sunday, during a briefing in Midrand, where the African National Congress is holding its National General Council meeting, Obed Bapela, ANC’s international relations subcommittee chairperson, said the ruli... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Royal Family Appeals to AbaThembu Tribe to Reboot Confidence in Them

Next Sunday, the King Ngangelizwe Royal Family will meet to plot a way forward following the 12-year sentence handed to the former king of AbaThembu‚ Zwelibanzi Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo by the Supreme Court of ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Sunday, September 20th, 2015

Maimane Kicks-off Local Government Election Campaign

The first black leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane who was elected in May has announced that he is about to start a campaign since next year’s local government elections are around the corne... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Zuma and Bashir Meet in an Effort to Strengthen Relations Between South Africa and Sudan

Despite the accusations faced by the South African President, Jacob Zuma on handling the exit of the Sudanese president Omar-al-Bashir, a statement has been released by the Presidency confirming that the two le... Read more »
By Brian Harry On Monday, August 24th, 2015

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson who Raped 15-year-old Revealed

Mbuso Mandela (24), one of the grandsons of Nelson Mandela, appeared in the Johannesburg Magistrates Court on Friday, where he faced a rape charge. He is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in the toilets of a... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Mantashe Denounces the ICC Following the al-Bashir Saga

In the aftermath of the much vaunted entrance and subsequent departure of the Sudanese president, Omar al-Bashir who had come into South Africa for the African Union summit that was held in Johannesburg recentl... Read more »