While SONA's focus is on broad issues, it is cold comfort for water-less Giyani, Metsimaholo, Polokwane, writes Mbhazima Shilowa.
The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) has found that the SABC did not violate its code when it aired an interview with convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow's mother.
In a last ditch effort, convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow disingenuously and contradictorily tried asking the court for a lifeline when he shirked responsibility for his actions, blaming drug use for altering his state of mind.
Gauteng Community Safety MEC Faith Mazibuko has welcomed the "hefty" jail sentence handed to child rapist and "heartless paedophile" Nicholas Ninow in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
Thirteen months after she was raped by Nicholas Ninow, the now eight-year-old victim still has nightmares about him, scared that he will attack her in her room, like he did in the Dros restaurant bathroom.
Taking the stand to testify in mitigation of sentence in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria, Ninow told the court that since his arrest, he is still using drugs despite being incarcerated.
Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow has testified in mitigation of sentence following a week-long trial where Judge Mokhine Mosopa found him guilty of rape, possession of an illegal substance and defeating the ends of justice.
Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow has taken the stand to testify in mitigation of sentence. Watch live here.
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Dros rapist Nicholas Ninow is being held in a single cell, separately from the general population of Kgosi Mampuru prison in Tshwane.
Cheers for Nicholas Ninow’s conviction for raping a seven year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, soon turned to frustration as the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria postponed the matter for sentencing proceedings.
Nicholas Ninow, the man who pleaded guilty to raping a 7-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria in 2018, has officially been found guilty.
The mother of Nicholas Ninow says her eldest son is not a rapist 'but had made a mistake'.
The Department of Correctional Services will assess whether convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow is a risk to himself after statements about suicide were made during his pre-sentencing proceedings.
Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow has been sentenced to life in jail in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow has been sentenced to life in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow's grandmother, who raised him, has pleaded with the court to recognise he is not only the so-called Dros rapist, but that he also has a good side.
Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow has shirked responsibility for his actions, arguing that if he had been sober he would have never have raped a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant.
Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow is expected to take the stand, when he testifies in mitigation of sentence.
Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow won't have wiggle room in arguing for a deviation from a life sentence for rape after his version of events that he acted "impulsively" was rejected by the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has rejected Nicholas Ninow's claim that he acted impulsively when he raped a 7-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria last year. (Warning: This article contains graphic details)
Nicholas Ninow, who has pleaded guilty to raping a seven-year-old girl, is expected to hear his fate in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.
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