Articles containing the tag ‘lawyer
By Oliver Ngwenya On Friday, April 24th, 2015

“Corruption and Lack of Quality Leaders to Blame for Xenophobia”

Former treasurer in the ANC Matthews Phosa and human rights lawyer George Bizos have blamed the recent spate of violence and other problems facing the country on corruption and the poor leadership. Speaking at ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, May 5th, 2014

Oscar Trial Resumes – Oscar’s Neighbours Testify

After a lay off of seventeen days, the movie like trial of the South African double amputee athlete and paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, resumed at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Monday. Oscar is faci... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Oscar had no reason to think there was an intruder in his house

The Oscar Pistorius Murder Trial still continues and it has entered its third week. On Tuesday, day fifteen of the trial, was the day when the state wrapped up its case against the accused. But what does this a... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Saturday, March 15th, 2014

The Oscar Pistorius Trial: Defence Questions the Integrity of the Evidence from the Crime Scene

Day ten of the Oscar Pistorius Trial came and went on Friday at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. Oscar is being accused of the premeditated murder of his then girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, a model and l... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Thursday, March 13th, 2014

The Oscar Pistorius Trial – Contaminated Crime Scene

The Oscar Pistorius Trial opened on Thursday morning with the grilling of forensic expert, Lieutenant Johannes Vermulean, by the lead attorney, Barry Roux on the competency of the police in handling the evidenc... Read more »
By Fredrick Nwabufo On Monday, February 3rd, 2014

In the hands of the Nigeria police

It was a sweepingly wet evening at Adebayo road in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State. The rain had pulled dark clouds down in torrents of piercing water. It was customary of the rain to be violent at this time of year. It... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Monday, May 20th, 2013

Daughters File Lawsuit against Mandela

As if former President Nelson Mandela’s health problems are not troublesome enough on their own, his daughters have decided to turn up the heat in the on-going legal battle to assume ownership of his assets. ... Read more »
By Ntokozo Sindane On Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Officer in Pistorius Case Facing Attempted Murder Charges

The plot keeps getting thicker in the Oscar Pistorius murder case leaving many to wonder if justice will prevail or if the case will be blown to bits by police incompetence. What the state initially thought was... Read more »
By Smanga Kumalo On Friday, July 20th, 2012

Convicted ex cop to be released

Smanga Kumalo and Sapa— Corruption-convicted top cop Jackie Selebi is “very ill” and should have been granted medical parole much sooner, his lawyer said on Friday. “We are all very grateful and happy (... Read more »