Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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Convicted wife killer Jason Rohde wants to be released on bail pending his appeal to stop a "hostile takeover" of his company, Glasshouse Realty & Associates (Pty) Ltd, Netwerk24 reports.
While the Western Cape High Court heard about all the "big loves" in Jason Rohde's life, there was one "big love story" that trumped all others when his wife Susan was killed.
Businessman Jason Rohde has been sentenced in the Western Cape High Court for the murder of his wife Susan.
Sentencing proceedings of property expert Jason Rohde, who was convicted of the murder of his wife Susan, resume in the Western Cape High Court.
Jason Rohde's three daughters are struggling to come to terms with their mother's death and do not want to lose him too once he is sentenced for her murder, a social worker has testified.
Susan Rohde's "ill-fated discovery" of her husband's infidelity was followed by "harrowing" months of trauma and suffering leading up to her murder, says the Western Cape High Court.
Jason Rohde has been found guilty of the murder of his wife Susan by the Western Cape High Court.
Jason Rohde would either have to be "Superman" or "Hannibal Lecter" to execute his wife's murder and staged suicide in the manner that the State suggests, says his lawyer Graham van der Spuy.
The fact that businessman Jason Rohde could so easily lie about his affair meant that he could do the same in court about how his wife, Susan Rohde, died, says the State.
The defence team for property mogul Jason Rohde has closed its case in the Western Cape High Court, opening up the possibility that the trial could be finalised by the end of the year.
Property mogul Jason Rohde was granted leave to appeal his conviction and sentence for the murder of his wife Susan in Stellenbosch, it emerged on Tuesday.
The Western Cape High Court has sentenced Jason Rohde to an effective 20 years in prison for killing his wife Susan and staging her suicide in Stellenbosch in 2016.
Property mogul Jason Rohde is expected to learn his fate when Western Cape High Court Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe sentences him for the murder of his wife Susan.
Pre-sentencing proceedings of convicted murderer Jason Rohde continue in the Western Cape High Court.
Murder accused Jason Rohde's sentencing proceedings will begin in the Western Cape Western Cape High Court. Watch.
Suspicion, envy, deceit and violence – we unpack the key elements in the case against murder-accused Jason Rohde.
The demise of the State's case against Jason Rohde started from the moment that its forensic pathologist, Dr Akmal Coetzee-Khan, jumped to conclusions at the scene that Susan Rohde's death could be a homicide, the defence has submitted.
It is inconceivable that Susan Rohde would have given up and tried to end her life in a hotel bathroom as it was her character to deal with issues head-on and fight for what she loved, says the State.
A witness has testified that Sergeant Marlon Appollis had a tot of Johnnie Walker Blue Label before taking his statement on the night Susan Rohde died.
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