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The retrial of rape-accused pastor Timothy Omotoso and his co-accused, Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho, has once more been postponed in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth.
The lawyers for rape-accused televangelist Timothy Omotoso and his two co-accused, Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho, have rejected a ruling that the Port Elizabeth High Court has jurisdiction to hear some of the charges levelled against their clients.
Rape-accused televangelist Timothy Omotoso has received a double blow after a Home Affairs official gave him some bad news in the High Court in Port Elizabeth, much to his amazement and that of his wife and supporters.
The retrial of rape-accused pastor Timothy Omotoso and his two co-accused - Zukiswa Sitho and Lusanda Sulani - began with yet another request for a postponement.
Judge Mandela Makaula has recused himself from the trial of controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso.
The rape case against Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso is far from over; in fact, it will soon have to start all over again.
The rape case against pastor Timothy Omotoso and his two co-accused has been postponed to April 16, pending a Constitutional Court application.
Cheryl Zondi, the first witness in the rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, is fighting to prevent an ex-lover from releasing a sex tape.
The Supreme Court of Appeal has dismissed rape-accused pastor Timothy Omotoso's bid to have Judge Mandela Makaula recused as the judge presiding over his trial.
Pastor Timothy Omotoso is back in the High Court in Port Elizabeth to hear if the Supreme Court of Appeal has made an order yet to grant his application for Judge Mandela Makaula to recuse himself from the case.
The trial of rape-accused televangelist Timothy Omotoso and his two co-accused has been postponed following the dismissal of their application for leave to appeal an earlier jurisdiction ruling.
The State intends bringing charges against rape-accused televangelist Timothy Omotoso involving alleged offences that took place across the borders of South Africa.
Rape-accused televangelist Timothy Omotoso and his two co-accused have lost their application to compel the State to provide them with further details of the charges against them.
Cheryl Zondi has said she is prepared to take the stand again to testify against her alleged abuser, Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, until justice is served.
The rape trial of pastor Timothy Omotoso is set to resume in the High Court in Port Elizabeth. Judge Mandela Makaula has recused himself from the matter.
The rape trial of pastor Timothy Omotoso is set to take a twist as Judge Mandela Makaula is set recuse himself from the matter in March.
Omotoso and his co-accused, Lusanda Sulani and Zukiswa Sitho, are accused of 63 charges and 34 alternative charges, which include rape, sexual assault and racketeering.
Pastor Timothy Omotoso's legal team says they are preparing to approach the Constitutional Court, after the Supreme Court of Appeal dismissed their application to have the judge overseeing the case recuse himself.
The rape trial of controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso has been postponed pending the outcome of a Supreme Court of Appeal decision on his application for Judge Mandela Makaula's recusal.
Having become a symbol of strength and hope for South Africa's rape survivors following her damning testimony against disgraced pastor Timothy Omotoso, Cheryl Zondi now wants changes made in the witness protection system.
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