Corruption charges untrue, says lawyer

2014-04-16 12:31

Trying to stick corruption charges in the Trifecta matter on Northern Cape ANC member Yolanda Botha is "a bridge too far", the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

Suspected N Cape axe killer arrested

2014-04-13 22:12

A man has been arrested for allegedly killing two of his family members and injuring two others with an axe in Douglas, Northern Cape police say.

Northern Cape man gang-raped

2014-03-31 19:02

A 20-year-old gay man has been gang-raped and his mattress burned in Roodepan near Kimberley.

Judge won't extend Griekwastad killer's bail

2014-03-27 16:55

Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo has refused to extend the bail of a 17-year-old boy convicted of the 2012 Griekwastad farm murders.

Judge: Griekwastad girl tortured, parents executed

2014-03-27 14:14

Judge Frans Kgomo has ruled that a 17-year-old Griekwastad teenager found guilty of three murders raped and tortured the girl and shot the farmer and his wife execution style.

Teen guilty of Griekwastad murders

2014-03-27 12:35

Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo has found a 17-year-old teenager guilty of the triple murders of the Steenkamp family as well as rape and defeating the ends of justice, reporters in court have said.

Judgment starts in Griekwastad case

2014-03-27 10:23

Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo has started delivering his judgment in the triple murder trial of a 17-year-old youth, saying the court is sitting as a children's court.

Zuma: ANC strong despite negative comments

2014-03-26 16:44

ANC president Jacob Zuma says the ANC is strong and growing despite the criticism it attracts as a party.

Boy alone attacked Griekwastad family - State

2014-03-25 17:46

A 17-year-old boy, and nobody else, attacked the Steenkamp family on their farm at Griekwastad, the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

Griquas beat Limpopo Blue Bulls

2014-03-22 13:37

Griquas have beaten the Limpopo Blue Bulls in their Vodacom Cup match at GWK Park, in Kimberley.

Griekwastad new witness 'unreliable'

2014-03-18 14:42

The report of a new expert witness in the Griekwastad murders trial is unreliable, the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

First MeerKAT dish to be unveiled soon

2014-03-18 12:30

South Africa is pushing ahead with the country's most ambitious science project as the first MeerKAT instrument is unveiled.

Ontong keeps Knights at bay

2014-03-13 19:02

Justin Ontong stood man alone for the Cape Cobras as they found themselves under severe pressure from the Knights.

Griquas shock Blue Bulls

2014-03-08 22:13

Griquas have recorded a narrow win over the Blue Bulls in their Vodacom Cup North Section match at Loftus Versfeld 'B' field.

John Block's call an order

2014-02-19 07:31

A government official treated a request from Northern Cape ANC leader John Block to help a business friend as an order, the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

Titans, Knights in the balance

2014-02-14 20:19

A determined fightback by the lower-order has rescued the Titans first innings in their Sunfoil Series match against the Knights.

Man in court for raping niece

2014-02-13 09:28

A man accused of raping his niece when she was 6-weeks-old has appeared in the Kimberley Magistrate's Court, according to a report.

Trifecta forensic report could be flawed

2014-02-11 18:38

Some calculations in the Trifecta forensic report could be based on the wrong set of facts, the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

Block questions auditor's objectivity in court

2014-02-10 22:42

The objectivity of a forensic auditor testifying in the Northern Cape Trifecta fraud case has been questioned in the Northern Cape High Court.

Initiation school owner found guilty

2014-02-07 09:19

The owner of an initiation school has been found guilty of culpable homicide in the Northern Cape High Court after the death of a female initiate, according to a report.

Court hears details of Block's alleged fraud

2014-02-05 21:57

Details of the alleged multi-million rand Trifecta rental fraud have emerged in the Northern Cape High Court.

Block and co-accused deny guilt

2014-02-04 16:53

Northern Cape ANC leader John Block and his co-accused have pleaded not guilty to fraud charges involving millions of rands.

Block case delayed in Kimberley court

2014-02-03 13:04

A fraud trial involving three prominent Northern Cape ANC members and the Trifecta Group has been delayed in the Northern Cape High Court.

Man allegedly lured kids for child porn

2014-01-29 21:12

A man accused of luring children into posing for pornography has appeared in the Barkly West Magistrate's Court in the Northern Cape.

SPCA orders deputy minister to clean up pig sty

2014-01-28 14:46

The SPCA in Kimberley has warned the deputy minister of mineral resources, Godfrey Oliphant, to clean up his pig farm at Warrenton, in the Northern Cape, or face losing the animals.


State 'self-destructed' in Block case, court hears

2014-04-15 21:47

The prosecution in the Trifecta lease matter have destroyed their own case, the Northern Cape High Court in Kimberley has heard.

R50m drought relief for Northern Cape

2014-04-02 19:32

A R50m fund has been set up by the National Disaster Management Centre for drought relief in the Northern Cape.

All we know is that he's a murderer - State on Griekwastad killer

2014-03-27 19:13

All the court knows about a 17-year-old boy who killed the Steenkamp family on their Griekwastad farm, is that he is a murderer and that his rights must be curbed, Northern Cape prosecutor Hannes Cloete has said.

Griekwastad boy wants bail extended

2014-03-27 16:05

A Griekwastad youth convicted of a family's murder has asked the Northern Cape High Court to extend his bail.

SA unveils MeerKAT technology, broadband

2014-03-27 13:13

Minister of Science and Technology Derek Hanekom has officially launched the first telescope that will make up the MeerKAT instrument in the Northern Cape province.

Judge: No stranger in Steenkamp house

2014-03-27 12:07

There was no unknown attacker on the Griekwastad farm the night of the triple Steenkamp murders, Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo has found.

Judgment in Griekwastad case expected

2014-03-27 07:37

The Northern Cape High Court is expected to pass judgment in the case of a 17-year-old boy accused of killing the Steenkamp family on their farm.

Boy alone attacked Griekwastad family - State

2014-03-26 11:25

A 17-year-old boy, and nobody else, attacked the Steenkamp family on their farm at Griekwastad, the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

Final arguments in Griekwastad case

2014-03-25 11:21

Final arguments in the triple murder Griekwastad farm murder case have started in the Northern Cape High Court.

Judge refuses to re-open Griekwastad case

2014-03-18 15:28

Northern Cape Judge President Frans Kgomo has dismissed an application by the minor accused in the Griekwastad farm murders trial, to reopen his case.

Griekwastad case could be re-opened

2014-03-18 12:37

The 17-year-old accused in a Griekwastad farm murder wants his trial in the Northern Cape High Court re-opened.

Traffic cops arrested in Upington

2014-03-16 09:22

Two traffic officers have been arrested for alleged corruption in Upington, Northern Cape, the Hawks say.

Cable theft electrocuted

2014-03-13 06:49

A man has been electrocuted at a substation in Kimberley, Northern Cape, apparently while trying to steal copper cables.

Dad due in court over baby's death

2014-02-24 07:33

A Kimberley man accused of killing and burning his 1-year-old son in January is set to appear in court.

Titans knock off Knights

2014-02-16 14:08

CJ de Villiers has completed a remarkable match with the bat as his half-century took the Titans to victory over the Knights.

Wiese keeps Knights in check

2014-02-13 21:27

David Wiese has returned to prominence for the Titans in their Sunfoil Series match against the Knights in Kimberley.

Trifecta charges ludicrous - lawyer

2014-02-11 22:32

Some charges against the Trifecta group and other accused are ludicrous, the Northern Cape High Court has heard.

2 dead, 22 injured in taxi collision

2014-02-11 13:10

Two people have died and 22 were injured when two taxis collided on the road between Kathu and Deben, near Kuruman, Northern Cape.

John Block payments revealed in court

2014-02-07 22:35

Evidence on payments from the Trifecta property group to three prominent Northern Cape politicians has been heard in the Northern Cape High Court.

ANC heavyweights case: 400m² for just two staffers

2014-02-07 05:30

The Northern Cape High Court has heard how the province's social development department, headed by ANC heavyweight and fraud accused Alvin Botes, was given office space of 400m² for just two staffers in a lease agreement with the Trifecta Group.

Northern Cape lease tenders were not advertised

2014-02-04 21:12

The Northern Cape government entered into lease agreements with the Trifecta Group without advertising any tenders, a court has heard.

Rapist sentenced to 25 years

2014-02-04 16:53

A man convicted of house breaking, theft and two counts of rape has been sentenced to 25 years in prison, Northern Cape police say.

Titans sneak into playoffs

2014-02-02 18:54

The Titans have provided another example of their never-say-die attitude as they hammered the Knights at the Diamond Oval.

Minister didn’t know about pigs’ poor condition

2014-01-29 12:20

Deputy Mineral Resources Minister Godfrey Oliphant was under the impression that fresh water was always provided to the pigs on his farm in Warrenton, in the Northern Cape, his spokesperson says.

ANC wants a majority - Ramaphosa

2014-01-25 16:16

ANC deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa has told supporters in Kimberley not to rest on their laurels, as the ANC wants a majority in the 2014 general elections.

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