Dewani explains 'traumatic' hijacking

2014-10-06 15:58

British businessman Shrien Dewani has given his version of how he and his wife Anni were hijacked while driving back to Cape Town after a dinner.

Anni Dewani's family hope the truth will come out

2014-10-05 20:27

On the eve of the start of Shrien Dewani's murder trial, his slain wife Anni's family have expressed relief and say they hope to finally learn the truth of how she died four years ago.

NPA doesn't want Dewani trial broadcast live

2014-10-03 10:12

The NPA says it will not be in the interests of justice for the murder trial of British businessman Shrien Dewani to be broadcast live, as it "may impact negatively on his health".

Dewani back in court, lawyers seek documents

2014-09-09 12:23

British businessman Shrien Dewani appeared relaxed and attentive in court as his lawyers asked for certain phone bills and prison records to help them with his murder trial next month.

Dewani overdosed on tranquillisers - report

2014-08-16 14:08

Honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani took an overdose of tranquillisers to deal with the death of his wife, a report says.

Dewani trial set down for two months

2014-08-15 14:36

British businessman Shrien Dewani's trial for the murder of his wife Anni is expected to take two months to finalise, the National Prosecuting Authority says.

Dewani fit to stand trial

2014-08-15 09:45

Murder accused Shrien Dewani is mentally fit to stand trial, a panel of experts has found, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Make-or-break for Dewani

2014-08-15 05:00

Murder accused Shrien Dewani will return to court for another pre-trial hearing to see whether he is mentally fit to stand trial or not, according to reports.

Court orders mental observation for Dewani

2014-06-20 12:34

Shrien Dewani may stand trial for the murder of his wife as early as October if he is found fit by a mental health panel, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Dewani set to make third court appearance

2014-06-20 05:00

Murder accused Shrien Dewani is expected to make his third appearance in the Western Cape High Court on Friday, a little more than two months since his extradition to South Africa.

SMS clues form part of Dewani trial

2014-05-18 08:25

An SMS allegedly sent by British murder suspect Shrien Dewani’s driver, Zola Tonga, just before Dewani and his bride were hijacked in Gugulethu is among cellphone messages and calls that form part of the evidence against him.

AS IT HAPPENED: Dewani second court appearance

2014-05-12 08:55

Get the highlights of honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani's second appearance in the Western Cape High Court. Catch up on highlights of his first appearance here.

S&M master key witness in Dewani trial

2014-05-11 09:02

Sources close to the Shrien Dewani murder case say the state’s key witness in the British honeymoon murder suspect’s trial will be an S&M master from the UK.

Dewani's every move will be closely watched

2014-04-10 08:37

Shrien Dewani’s every move will be closely monitored over the next 30 days as experts work to determine his mental condition, it has been reported.

Dewani is still ill - NPA

2014-04-09 05:30

Murder-accused Shrien Dewani is still mentally ill and needs treatment, the NPA has said after his court appearance in Cape Town.

Yes - Dewani's only word to court

2014-04-08 17:02

A bewildered looking Shrien Dewani's only word in court was "yes" as Judge John Hlophe explained his case would be postponed until next month.

Dewani charter flight 'cost taxpayer millions'

2014-04-08 14:47

An aviation expert says the private jet used to fly Shrien Dewani to Cape Town would have cost "millions of rands", but the justice department says it didn't want to take any chances.

Dewani family asks media to respect privacy

2014-04-08 13:02

Family members of honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani has arrived in the Western Cape High Court.

ANCWL gathers outside Dewani court

2014-04-08 11:12

Members of the ANC Women's League have gathered outside the court where Shrien Dewani is set to appear, saying they want a fair trial.

Shrien Dewani arrives in Cape Town

2014-04-08 09:32

Honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani has landed in Cape Town, and has been met by members of the police, the justice department has confirmed.

Media crews wait for Dewani at airport

2014-04-08 08:02

Media camera crews are setting up their equipment in the arrivals hall at Cape Town International Airport ahead of the anticipated arrival of honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani.

Court to decide on Dewani's health

2014-04-07 21:19

The Western Cape High Court will have the final say on whether honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani is fit to stand trial.

Dewani trial details to revealed later - official

2014-04-07 17:04

Details about the possible trial of honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani will be revealed at a later date, a justice department official says.

Dewani must face justice: Anni killer

2014-04-06 08:17

Zola Tongo, one of Annie Dewani’s killers, has spoken out and says the young bride’s husband, Shrien, must face justice in South Africa, says a report.


Shrien Dewani gets his day in court

2014-10-05 22:13

British millionaire businessman Shrien Dewani, accused of masterminding the murder of his wife Anni in Cape Town, is set to go on trial four years after she died in what he claimed was a hijacking.

Shrien, tell us the truth - Anni's parents

2014-10-03 12:11

Family members of Anni Dewani have reportedly pleaded with her husband, Shrien, to tell the truth about her murder, revealing she had expressed doubts three weeks before their wedding.

Dewani ready to stand trial

2014-09-09 13:24

British businessman Shrien Dewani is ready to stand trial next month, the Western Cape High Court has heard.

Pre-trial hearing in Dewani murder case

2014-09-09 05:56

The pre-trial hearing of honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani will held at the Western Cape High court.

Dewani to remain at Valkenberg during trial

2014-08-15 14:36

British businessman Shrien Dewani will remain at Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital for counselling and detention leading up to and for the duration of his trial.

Parents, siblings support Dewani in court

2014-08-15 10:43

British businessman Shrien Dewani was supported by his parents and siblings in the Western Cape High Court where it was heard that a panel of experts ruled him fit to stand trial for his wife's murder.

Final decision on Dewani’s mental health expected

2014-08-15 08:42

British businessman Shrien Dewani will be back in the Western Cape High Court where a final decision on his mental health is expected.

Dewani sues to get phone records

2014-08-11 09:48

British murder-accused Shrien Dewani is suing the lawyer who represented one of his wife Anni's murderers for his phone records, according to a report.

Dewani murder taxi operating again

2014-06-29 12:37

The taxi in which honeymoon bride Anni Dewani was killed in Cape Town in 2010 is now operating again, according to a report.

Dewani trial set down for October

2014-06-20 11:00

The murder trial of Shrien Dewani has been set down for 6 October, according to the Western Cape High Court.

Anni Dewani's killer hospitalised

2014-06-08 13:59

The man convicted of killing honeymoon tourist Anni Dewani has been admitted to hospital, the Western Cape department of correctional services says.

Dewani's condition has improved - lawyer

2014-05-12 10:48

Murder-accused Shrien Dewani is co-operating with psychiatrists and his condition has improved, his lawyer has told the Western Cape High Court, which postponed his case to 20 June.

Dewani to make 2nd court appearance

2014-05-12 07:25

Shrien Dewani is set to make his second appearance in the Western Cape High Court, for a pre-trial conference to determine if the prosecution and State are ready to go to trial.

Dewani freaks after bed squeaks

2014-04-13 10:35

British murder accused Shrien Dewani was rushed from his Valkenberg Psychiatric Hospital ward for treatment after suffering an attack, believed to have been sparked by the screeching of his hospital bed, says a report.

Flying Dewani to SA cost R3m

2014-04-09 07:16

Nearly R3m was spent on transporting Shrien Dewani from the UK to South Africa because of his "peculiar medical condition", the justice department says.

Dewani charged on five counts

2014-04-08 18:45

British millionaire and honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani has been charged on five counts, including the murder of his wife.

Dewani wants to clear his name

2014-04-08 14:47

Honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani aims to clear his name and find out why his wife Anni was murdered, his family says.

Dewani back in court on 12 May

2014-04-08 13:25

Honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani has been remanded in custody at Valkenberg Hospital and will return to court in May.

Shrien Dewani arrives at court

2014-04-08 12:04

Honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani has arrived at the Western Cape High Court in a police convoy, but proceedings have been delayed as he is still being processed.

Dewani flown to SA on chartered plane

2014-04-08 10:27

The justice department says honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani was flown to Cape Town on a private aircraft due to his "peculiar medical condition".

Court cordoned off ahead of Dewani appearance

2014-04-08 08:58

The entrance to the Western Cape High Court has been cordoned off with yellow tape ahead of the arrival of honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani.

Shrien Dewani set to land in Cape Town

2014-04-08 07:24

After a lengthy extradition battle, honeymoon murder-accused Shrien Dewani is due to arrive in Cape Town, where he will face charges linked to the murder of his wife, Anni, in 2010.

Oscar shares media spotlight with Dewani

2014-04-07 21:18

Shrien Dewani's return to South Africa to face murder charges has seen his trial share the media spotlight with the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.

Dewani to be treated as a normal suspect

2014-04-07 14:35

The justice department says honeymoon murder accused Shrien Dewani will be lead out of the "hole" as a normal suspect when he appears for the first time in a South African court.

Dewani won't share a room

2014-03-31 10:58

Honeymoon murder suspect Shrien Dewani is likely to be transferred to his own room at Valkenberg Hospital in Cape Town when he is extradited to the country, according to a report.

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