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How the murder of a teen revived the demons of racism and inequality in SA

2019-04-22 18:12

Not many people had heard of Coligny until 2017, when the murder of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu by two farmers revived the demons of racism and inequality.

Coligny murder: Men sentenced to 23 and 18 years in jail

2019-03-06 11:13

The two men convicted of killing Coligny teen Matlhomola Moshoeu are to spend 18 and 23 years behind bars.

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VIDEO FEATURE: 'I miss him every day' - Mother of murdered Coligny teen

Although the parents of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu won't ever hear their son's voice again or watch him grow into an adult, the court's decision to find two men guilty of his murder has given them some comfort. Watch.

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2 men accused of killing Coligny teen to be sentenced

2018-10-18 05:11

The sentencing proceedings for the two men convicted of killing 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu will begin in the North West High Court in Mahikeng.

2 farm workers found guilty of murdering Coligny teen

2018-10-17 16:37

Two farm workers accused of killing a 15-year-old Coligny teen have been found guilty of murder in the North West High Court in Mahikeng.

EDITORIAL: We can’t suspend the rule of law

2017-05-18 13:02

It has become customary for crowds to gather outside courthouses, hurling abuse and demanding that the accused be denied bail. These angry protests usually dissipate once the aggrieved supporters of the victims have had their say.

Farmer’s alleged history of racism

2017-04-30 06:02

One of the farmers accused of killing a 12-year-old boy near the North West town of Coligny was accused five months ago of “jokingly” pushing a black man off his bicycle with his bakkie.

 

'I am heartbroken' - murdered Coligny teen's father speaks after killers sentenced

2019-03-06 14:23

Sixteen-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu's father, Saki Dingake, says he is 'heartbroken' and 'unhappy' about the sentences imposed on his son's killers.

Sentencing of 2 men found guilty for murder of Coligny teen to begin

2019-01-28 05:30

Sentencing proceedings of the two farm workers found guilty of the murder of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu will begin in the North West High Court in Mahikeng.

Mother of murdered Coligny teen: 'I miss him, he used to joke around with us'

2018-10-19 05:08

The family says although the outcome of the trial so far has been a consolation, sitting in court brought back painful memories of their son.

Coligny teen murder: 'I hope they remain in jail, I don't have a child because they killed him' – mother

2018-10-17 21:43

Although the parents of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu won't ever hear their son's voice again or watch him grow into an adult, the court's decision to find two men guilty of his murder has given them some comfort.

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Coligny key witness heard child screaming: 'Mommy please help, I'm dying'

The two farm workers accused of killing 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu went on an in loco inspection in Coligny on Monday. Watch.

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The place of sadness

2017-05-14 09:30

In many toxic rural environments, patterns of servitude and exclusion remain largely unchanged, writes Phylicia Oppelt.

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