Omotoso's lawyers preparing to go to ConCourt

2018-12-11 11:57

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.

Omotoso rape trial postponed to the new year

2018-12-10 10:24

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.

Cheryl Zondi asks for changes to the system: 'Witness protection is failing us'

2018-12-04 16:28

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.

Video
WATCH: Omotoso rape trial postponed to December 10

The trial of rape-accused Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso is expected to continue in the Eastern Cape High Court.

0 comments6689 Views

Omotoso Trial: 'I'm not threatening you' - lawyer tells judge as he prepares to go to SCA

2018-10-25 22:31

The trial of rape-accused Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso is expected to be brought to a halt while the defence approaches the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein in a bid to have the trial judge removed.

OVERVIEW: State says application for recusal of judge 'a ploy to delay proceedings' in Omotoso trial

2018-10-25 14:00

Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso’s legal team has brought an application for leave to appeal Judge Mandela Makaula’s refusal to recuse himself from the matter in the Port Elizabeth High Court.

Omotoso trial: Bar Council cannot discipline defence lawyer for alleged misconduct

2018-10-24 14:59

The General Council of the Bar says it would be inappropriate to deliver a verdict on whether the lawyer for rape accused Timothy Omotoso displayed misconduct when cross-examining rape victim Cheryl Zondi, as he is not an advocate.

Omotoso trial: 'No merit' in request for me to recuse myself, judge rules

2018-10-22 14:34

The lawyer representing controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso and his two accused has asked presiding Judge Mandela Makaula to recuse himself from the case, but the judge has wasted little time in dismissing the request.

Video
WATCH LIVE: Omotoso rape trial resumes; second witness to testify

GRAPHIC/TRIGGER WARNING: This testimony may contain graphic detail that may be triggering to viewers. The rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso is expected to resume in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on Monday.

0 comments31560 Views

Protesting PE residents victorious as Omotoso church shut down

2018-10-21 17:17

Heated exchanges have happened outside the entrance of pastor Timothy Omotoso's Jesus Dominion International church in Port Elizabeth, as men in dark shades and suits came out of the blue garage doors to face off against protesters.

 

SCA dismisses Omotoso's bid for judge's recusal, trial to proceed

2018-12-11 10:35

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.

Omotoso back in court over request for judge to recuse himself

2018-12-10 05:24

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.

Omotoso trial: Judge rejects defence bid to appeal recusal ruling

2018-10-30 12:29

The judge presiding over the rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso has dismissed an application for leave to appeal a ruling rejecting a request that he recuse himself.

Moral responsibility for Omotoso lies with the churches

2018-10-26 06:01

The problem is not regulation of churches – the problem is the regulated teachings within the churches which socialise girls and women to submit to male authority, writes Sarojini Nadar.

Video
WATCH: Omotoso rape trial resumes after lawyer asked judge to recuse himself

The rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso has resumed in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth.

0 comments12621 Views

Omotoso rape trial: 'We continue to support the man of God', says church

2018-10-25 09:18

Rape accused Timothy Omotoso's church, Jesus Dominion International, will 'continue to stand with and support the man of God', it says.

Omotoso trial: Lawyer cries foul, claims judiciary has deserted him

2018-10-22 15:51

The third week of the rape trial of controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso has kicked off on a dramatic note. His lawyer has presented a litany of complaints to the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth, saying that the judiciary and Law Society of South Africa has failed to come to his defence, while his clients fear for their safety.

OVERVIEW: Judge in Omotoso trial dismisses defence application to recuse himself

2018-10-22 09:49

The rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso has resumed in the Eastern Cape High Court.

Omotoso rape trial resumes

2018-10-22 05:20

The rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso is expected to resume in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth.

Omotoso lawyer Daubermann: 'I won't allow myself to be intimidated by ignorant people'

2018-10-18 22:01

Advocate Peter Daubermann has condemned the actions of a crowd of protesters who chased him outside the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth.

Traffic Alerts
Traffic

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Jobs in Western Cape region

Reporting Accountant

Cape Town
Network Finance Professional / Prudential
R310 000.00 - R360 000.00 Per Year

SQL Reporter

Cape Town
Communicate Cape Town IT
R10 000.00 - R12 000.00 Per Month

Cluster Financial Manager

Cape Town
Network Finance
R950 000.00 - R1 000 000.00 Per Year

Property [change area]

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.