Cross-examination of Anni cousin continues

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British businessman Shrien Dewani's trial, for the murder of his wife Anni, continues in the Western Cape High Court.

Suspicious cousin secretly recorded Dewani meeting

2014-10-20 18:50

Anni Dewani's cousin has testified that she and Anni's father were suspicious of Shrien Dewani after the murder as his behaviour was not that of someone who was grieving.

Mngeni's biggest crime was being poor - NFPYM

2014-10-20 15:28

The National Freedom Party Youth Movement has conveyed its condolences to the family of Xolile Mngeni, one of the men involved in Anni Dewani's murder.

Anni cousin: I thought Shrien was a nice guy

2014-10-20 14:10

The first cousin of slain honeymooner Anni Hindocha says when she first met Shrien Dewani she thought he was a nice guy.

Anni’s dad: Dewani threw tantrums, manhandled body

2014-10-20 10:55

As British murder accused Shrien Dewani returns to the Western Cape High Court he faces newly publicised accusations that he threw tantrums around his wife’s coffin and manhandled her body.

Chequebook justice in SA

2014-10-19 17:57

Justice is said to be blind, but that does not seem to be the case when large sums of money are involved.

Dewani killer was recommended for medical parole

2014-10-18 22:30

Xolile Mngeni, one of Anni Dewani's killers, who died, was recommended for medical parole, the Department of Justice and Correctional Services has said.

Dewani trial postponed due to chickenpox

2014-10-15 05:00

The murder trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani has been postponed until next week because one of the prosecutors has chickenpox.

Dewani cop has poor memory - defence

2014-10-14 16:10

The policeman who took a statement from murder accused Shrien Dewani after a hijacking in 2010 has been criticised for having a poor memory and not following procedure.

Dewani was emotional - cop

2014-10-14 14:27

Shrien Dewani was emotional when approached by police shortly after he and his wife Anni were hijacked but was still able to make a statement, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Day 5 of Dewani trial - as it happened

2014-10-14 13:30

Get the latest highlights of Shrien Dewani’s murder trial. Dewani appeared in the Western Cape High Court for the fifth day. He is on trial for the murder of his wife Anni in 2014.


As Shrien Dewani, his family and the family of Anni Dewani arrived for day five of proceedings in the Western Cape High Court, they were met by scores of ANC members involved in their own protest outside court.

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Dewani not looking for a date - defence

2014-10-14 05:00

Murder accused British businessman Shrien Dewani's logging onto a gay dating website in 2010 did not necessarily mean he was looking for a date, his lawyer has told the Western Cape High Court.


Dewani trial - day 4 summary

2014-10-13 16:11

Shrien Dewani's legal defence argued today that the shooting of his wife Anni did not seem planned and was rather accidental. We also heard from a representative from Gaydar who spoke about Dewani's online sex profile. Watch.

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Day 4 of Dewani trial - as it happened

2014-10-13 14:07

Get the latest highlights of Shrien Dewani’s murder trial. Dewani appeared in the Western Cape High Court for the fourth day. He is on trial for the murder of his wife Anni in 2014.

Defence - Dewani shooting seemed accidental

2014-10-13 13:19

The way in which honeymoon tourist Anni Dewani was shot dead in Cape Town did not seem planned, her husband's lawyer has told the court.


In today's news headlines: Oscar Pistorius faces sentencing, Shrien Dewani’s trial continues and Sars declines to comment on Zuma bugging claims. Watch.

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SA hosts second sensational murder trial

2014-10-10 17:20

One month after a verdict in the Oscar Pistorius trial, South African justice is again under international scrutiny as prosecutors press a murder case against Shrien Dewani.

Dewani will say R10 000 was in Anni's bag - lawyer

2014-10-09 18:01

British businessman Shrien Dewani will say there was R10 000 in his wife's handbag before it was snatched in an apparent hijacking in 2010, his lawyer has told the Western Cape High Court.


Before lunch on day three of Shrien Dewani's trial, one of Anni's convicted killers Mziwamadoda Qwabe was mercilessly cross-examined by Dewani's defence advocate Francois van Zyl. News24's Lauren Hess was in court and speaks to us about the proceedings.

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Qwabe cannot explain discrepancies

2014-10-09 13:51

Convicted killer Mziwamadoda Qwabe could not explain discrepancies in his plea agreement and various affidavits regarding the murder of honeymooner Anni Dewani.

M-Net adds weekly Carte Blanche Shrien Dewani trial coverage

2014-10-09 08:39

M-Net and Combined Artistic Productions will now add a new weekly, hour long, additional Carte Blanche segment to cover the Shrien Dewani court trial.

Dewani visited gay fetish sites day Anni's body was found

2014-10-08 21:09

British businessman Shrien Dewani's formal admissions show his computer was logged onto a male gay website hours after his wife's body was found.


Dewani trial - day 2 summary

2014-10-08 17:05

Shrien Dewani is accused of orchestrating the murder of his wife, Anni, while the two honeymooned in Cape Town in 2010. Here's everything you need to know about day two of the case.

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Qwabe describes staged hijacking

2014-10-08 14:12

One of honeymooner Anni Dewani's convicted killers has testified about the allegedly sham hijacking that resulted in her death in 2010.


Anni killed because she screamed - cousin

2014-10-20 19:30

Shrien Dewani believed his wife Anni was killed in a 2010 hijacking in Cape Town because she screamed, her first cousin has told the Western Cape High Court.

Cousin: Anni didn't want to go anywhere with Shrien

2014-10-20 16:01

Get the latest highlights of Shrien Dewani’s murder trial. Dewani appeared in the Western Cape High Court for the sixth day. He is on trial for the murder of his wife Anni in 2010.

Ill Dewani didn’t want Anni at hospital - cousin

2014-10-20 14:46

Murder-accused Shrien Dewani fell ill a few days before his wedding in India and did not want his wife Anni to come and visit him in hospital, her cousin says.

Reporter: Dewani emotional during interview

2014-10-20 12:59

Murder-accused Shrien Dewani was highly emotional during an interview he gave shortly after his wife's murder in 2010, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Dewani back in court

2014-10-19 22:51

The murder trial of of British businessman Shrien Dewani is to resume after being postponed last week, but without the testimony of the man who pulled the trigger.

Anni's killer may never be revealed - report

2014-10-19 10:56

Anni Dewani’s shooter may never be revealed with the death of Xolile Mngeni, the convicted honeymoon murderer, according to the Sunday Times.

Dewani's honeymoon hitman dies in prison

2014-10-18 19:35

Xolile Mngeni, the convicted honeymoon murderer of Anni Dewani, has died in prison.

Blow to State's case in Dewani trial

2014-10-14 20:04

The State has been dealt a potentially devastating blow in the Western Cape High Court when evidence about honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani’s sexuality was ruled irrelevant.


Dewani trial - day 5 summary

2014-10-14 15:37

Court adjourned early on day five of Shrien Dewani's trial. News24's Roy McKenzie was in court and told us everything we need to know about the day's proceedings. Watch.

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Dewani sexuality evidence inadmissible - judge

2014-10-14 14:00

The judge in British businessman Shrien Dewani's trial has ruled that certain evidence relating to his sexuality is not admissible.

UK policeman testifies about Anni's laptop

2014-10-14 12:25

British businessman Shrien Dewani deleted his user profile, which contained e-mails between himself and an undisclosed in 2009, from his wife's laptop, a witness says.

State to call new witness in Dewani trial

2014-10-14 06:02

British businessman Shrien Dewani's trial, for the murder of his wife Anni, will resume in the Western Cape High Court with the State expected to call a new witness.

I am a single gay man - Dewani's Gaydar profile

2014-10-13 18:23

A witness has testified that honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani described himself on his profile on dating website Gaydar as a single, gay man who was not out of the closet.

Qwabe wanted earlier parole - defence

2014-10-13 15:54

One of Anni Dewani's convicted killers Mziwamadoda Qwabe wanted an earlier parole date in exchange for testifying against her husband Shrien Dewani, the Western Cape High Court has heard.


Shrien Dewani's defence lawyer Francois van Zyl continues to paint witness Mziwamadoda Qwabe as unreliable. News24's Roy McKenzie tells us everything we need to know about day 4's proceedings so far.

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Qwabe was the gunman - defence

2014-10-13 12:37

Convicted killer Mziwamadoda Qwabe has repeatedly denied in the Western Cape High Court that he shot dead Anni Dewani.

Dewani trial becomes a social media hit

2014-10-11 22:45

Revelations about murder-accused Shrien Dewani's sexuality have set social media alight, says a monitoring group.

I’m filthy-minded, says Dewani’s Gaydar profile

2014-10-10 09:49

Shrien Dewani’s profile on a dating website for gay and bisexual persons states that he is “submissive, filthy-minded and perverted”.

Dewani trial: Mbolombo more than a middleman?

2014-10-09 14:36

Hotel receptionist Monde Mbolombo may have been more than the middleman who set up honeymooner Anni Dewani's murder, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Day 3 of Dewani trial - as it happened

2014-10-09 14:20

Court has adjourned for the day as both Shrien Dewani and Mziwamadoda Qwabe have fallen ill; Qwabe's cross-examination will continue next week.

Qwabe cross-examination continues

2014-10-09 10:49

British businessman Shrien Dewani's legal team is set to resume cross-examining his alleged accomplice in an apparent hijacking that left his wife Anni dead in 2010.

Dewani expected back in court, as case continues

2014-10-09 07:48

British businessman Shrien Dewani, accused of murdering his wife during their Cape Town honeymoon, is expected back in the Western Cape High Court.

Qwabe asked why he delayed plea bargain

2014-10-08 17:51

British businessman Shrien Dewani's lawyer has asked his client's alleged accomplice why he took two years to enter into a plea bargain over his involvement in Anni Dewani's murder in 2010.

Day 2 of Dewani's trial - as it happened

2014-10-08 14:31

Shrien Dewani went onto a gay dating application and a fetish website just two days after his wife, Anni Dewani, was murdered he has stated in admissions.

I was asked if I knew of a hitman - Qwabe

2014-10-08 13:37

One of the men convicted of killing honeymooner Anni Dewani has told the Western Cape High Court how he was asked to find her hitman.

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