Woman allegedly assaulted with wine bottle at the same Sandton apartment Karabo Mokoena was killed

2019-11-11 17:21

A video went viral on social media of paramedics attending to the victim. She appears lifeless on the ground, lying on a bloody floor laced with broken glass.

'Judge went overboard' – Sandile Mantsoe's lawyer after sentencing

2018-05-03 18:22

Sandile Mantsoe's lawyer says they expected the minimum prescribed sentence of 15 years.

'I was a positive influence in her life,' says Sandile Mantsoe after guilty verdict

2018-05-02 16:48

Sandile Mantsoe says all he is guilty of is trying to help Karabo Mokoena, for whose murder he has been found guilty.

Court to hear arguments in the Karabo Mokoena murder trial

2018-05-02 05:35

The South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg will hear arguments from both the defence and prosecution teams in the trial of Sandile Mantsoe, who is accused of killing his ex-girlfriend Karabo Mokoena in April 2017.

State closes its case in Karabo Mokoena murder trial

2018-04-26 17:06

The State has rested its case with testimony from guards who worked at the apartment building where murder accused Sandile Mantsoe lived at the time of the death of his girlfriend, Karabo Mokoena.

Karabo Mokoena's ex-lover tells court: 'She was violent and addicted to the high life'

2018-04-19 18:31

Murder accused Sandile Mantsoe has painted the Karabo Mokoena as a violent person who was "addicted" to the high life.

Judge dismisses Sandile Mantsoe's claim that cop tried to bribe him to drop charges

2018-04-18 16:41

Sandile Mantsoe has told the High Court in Johannesburg that after his arrest for the murder of Karabo Mokoena a police officer told him not to worry about the case and that he would make it go away for "something small".

'Abusive' Mantsoe back in court for alleged murder of girlfriend Karabo Mokoena

2018-04-18 07:19

Sandile Mantsoe is facing a charge of premeditated murder in the death of Karabo Mokoena.

Sister testifies Mantsoe allegedly told police he burnt Karabo Mokoena as sacrifice for business

2018-04-17 16:50

The sister of Karabo Mokoena, whose charred remains were found in an open field in Lyndhurst, says police told the family that the accused had burnt her sister as a sacrifice for the success of his business.

'New developments' lead to postponement of Karabo Mokoena murder trial

2018-03-05 12:07

"New developments" in the case of Sandile Mantsoe, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend Karabo Mokoena, have led to it being postponed.


More important than ever to keep dreaming of a better South Africa

2018-06-04 08:55

You can choose to be an armchair critic who sees everything wrong with all the efforts of others. I choose to get my hands dirty, writes Sello Hatang.

Sandile Mantsoe sentenced to 32 years in prison after murdering Karabo Mokoena

2018-05-03 13:16

Convicted murderer Sandile Mantsoe has been sentenced to a cumulative 32 years in prison after murdering his ex-girlfriend Karabo Mokoena.

WATCH: 'I tried to be a positive influence' - convicted murderer Sandile Mantsoe

Convicted murderer Sandile Mantsoe speaks after judgment was delivered in the Karabo Mokoena trial at the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg. Watch.

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Defence closes its case in Sandile Mantsoe's murder trial without calling witnesses

2018-04-30 14:42

Sandile Mantsoe's lawyer says Mantsoe did not testify because the defence is "not going to help" the State, which has not proven its case beyond reasonable doubt.

'I put petrol on her and walked away' - court hears in Karabo Mokoena murder trial

2018-04-25 17:50

A police officer has told the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that the man accused of the murder of Karabo Mokoena, appeared calm, relaxed and co-operative when he pointed out the scene where Mokoena's body was set alight.

Police officer tells court about the day Karabo Mokoena's body was found

2018-04-19 08:43

A police officer has testified that painted toenails were the only sign that a body that was discovered in an open field in Lyndhurst was that of a woman.

Mantsoe admitted killing Karabo Mokoena, cop tells court

2018-04-18 16:05

A police official has told the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg that murder-accused Sandile Mantsoe admitted to him that he had killed his girlfriend Karabo Mokoena.

Sandile Mantsoe often abused Karabo Mokoena, friend tells court

2018-04-17 18:37

A witness in the murder case of Sandile Mantsoe has testified that she once saw the murder accused fling Karabo Mokoena towards a glass table.

Karabo Mokoena's alleged killer claims he's been assaulted in prison, court hears

2018-03-19 17:06

Sandile Mantsoe, the man accused of murdering his girlfriend Karabo Mokoena, claims prison warders beat him up at Johannesburg Prison.

Karabo Mokoena murder trial to begin

2018-03-05 05:38

The much-anticipated trial of Sandile Mantsoe, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend Karabo Mokoena last April and dumped her charred remains in Lyndhurst, is set to begin.

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