When the money comes through, we will appeal - Sandile Mantsoe lawyer

2018-05-23 14:16

Convicted murderer Sandile Mantsoe's lawyer says he will not proceed with leave to appeal against his client's sentence and conviction unless finances are settled.

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.

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.

'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.'s Checkpoint is all about real journalism

2017-09-24 00:00

CheckPoint, a investigative show on, goes back to the foundation of journalism and covers the issues that black South Africans care about, writes Grethe Kemp.


'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.

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.

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.

Where the blame lies

2017-11-19 05:52

Culture, tradition and religion often powerfully normalise the disparate gender roles, writes Lebo Ramafoko.

Murder accused Sandile Mantsoe back in court

2017-06-09 04:54

Sandile Mantsoe is set to resume his bail application in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court for the murder of his ex-lover, Karabo Mokoena.

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