ARTICLES RELATING TO CHERYL ZONDI

Omotoso trial: 'This is about justice' - Cheryl Zondi prepared to testify 'over and over again'

2019-03-19 12:25

Cheryl Zondi has said she is prepared to take the stand again to testify against her alleged abuser, Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, until justice is served.

Rape-accused pastor Timothy Omotoso back in court

2019-02-04 07:48

Omotoso and his co-accused, Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho, are accused of 63 charges and 34 alternative charges, which include rape, sexual assault and racketeering.

Cheryl Zondi asks for changes to the system: 'Witness protection is failing us'

2018-12-04 16:28

Having become a symbol of strength and hope for South Africa's rape survivors following her damning testimony against disgraced pastor Timothy Omotoso, Cheryl Zondi now wants changes made in the witness protection system.

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WATCH: Omotoso rape trial resumes after lawyer asked judge to recuse himself

The rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso has resumed in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth.

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Omotoso trial: Lawyer cries foul, claims judiciary has deserted him

2018-10-22 15:51

The third week of the rape trial of controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso has kicked off on a dramatic note. His lawyer has presented a litany of complaints to the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth, saying that the judiciary and Law Society of South Africa has failed to come to his defence, while his clients fear for their safety.

On Omotoso and continuously giving powerful men a free pass

2018-10-22 12:33

Like with the Zuma rape trial, we are asked to believe that these young women are so powerful and cunning that the powerful men who have stature and money cannot "defend" themselves, writes Redi Tlhabi.

Omotoso trial: Cheryl Zondi received 'God will kill you' threat before testifying

2018-10-21 10:00

The first witness in the rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, Cheryl Zondi, received death threats in the weeks before her court appearance, a report has said.

Omotoso trial: Chaos erupts as crowd chases defence lawyer outside High Court

2018-10-17 16:58

Chaos erupted outside the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth, as supporters of the first witness in the trial of pastor Timothy Omotoso, chased after his defence attorney.

OVERVIEW: 'It's about justice, leave everything to us' - Judge tells Zondi ahead of postponement in Omotoso trial

2018-10-17 10:07

Cheryl Zondi, the first witness in trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, takes the stand for the third day in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth. WARNING: Some testimony might have content of a sexual nature.

Omotoso Trial: 'I wanted to shield her' – Cheryl's proud dad surprises her in court

2018-10-16 17:05

Mxolisi Zondi says he had a difficult time watching his daughter being grilled and victimised by pastor Timothy Omotoso's lawyer.

 

Omotoso trial: This is what happens when a judge is recused

2019-02-14 07:31

The rape case against Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso is far from over; in fact, it will soon have to start all over again.

Cheryl Zondi gets court order to stop sex tape release - reports

2018-12-16 13:03

Cheryl Zondi, the first witness in the rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, is fighting to prevent an ex-lover from releasing a sex tape.

Cheryl Zondi launches foundation to help victims abused in 'sacred places'

2018-12-04 14:20

Cheryl Zondi, the first witness to take the stand in the trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, has launched a foundation to support women and children who have been abused.

Omotoso trial: Bar Council cannot discipline defence lawyer for alleged misconduct

2018-10-24 14:59

The General Council of the Bar says it would be inappropriate to deliver a verdict on whether the lawyer for rape accused Timothy Omotoso displayed misconduct when cross-examining rape victim Cheryl Zondi, as he is not an advocate.

Omotoso trial: 'No merit' in request for me to recuse myself, judge rules

2018-10-22 14:34

The lawyer representing controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso and his two accused has asked presiding Judge Mandela Makaula to recuse himself from the case, but the judge has wasted little time in dismissing the request.

Omotoso's PE church shut down after zoning issue raised

2018-10-21 11:45

The Port Elizabeth branch of the Jesus Dominion International church has been temporarily shut down after protesters raised various issues with the church, including it being based in a business zone.

Cheryl Zondi: 'Whatever battle I am fighting is the same battle every other woman out there is fighting'

2018-10-19 19:19

Cheryl Zondi, a complainant in the rape trial of Timothy Omotoso, has thanked the people who came out in droves to support her during her court testimony.

Omotoso trial: Nurse faces public backlash after victim-shaming Cheryl Zondi

2018-10-17 15:48

A nurse, who used to work at Mediclinic through an agency, has faced the wrath of social media users after she took to Facebook to shame Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso's alleged rape victims.

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WATCH LIVE: Cheryl Zondi takes the stand for a third day

Cheryl Zondi, the first witness in trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, will again take the stand in the Eastern Cape High Court on Wednesday. Watch live.

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