ARTICLES RELATING TO COURTS

ConCourt dismisses wife murderer Christopher Panayiotou's bid to appeal conviction

2019-08-17 18:47

Convicted wife murderer Christopher Panayiotou has lost his Constitutional Court bid to have his conviction overturned.

EFF MP in court on assault charge following clash with man at ex's home

2019-08-16 19:04

EFF MP Nazier Paulsen has appeared in court on a charge of assault following an incident involving a man parked outside his former wife's house earlier in August.

More delays in Westbury gang murder case

2019-08-16 16:20

Pre-trial proceedings in the murder case of 10 suspected members of the notorious Westbury gang, Fast Guns, has been delayed yet again because five of the accused have not yet applied for Legal Aid representation.

Stompiesfontein murder: Investigating officer describes farmworker's last hours

2019-08-16 13:37

Doctor Masilela was returning from a traditional ceremony with two friends on the evening of June 17 when he decided to take a shortcut through Stompiesfontein farm to get home. It was a shortcut that would cost him his life.

WATCH | Women protest against bail for Meghan Cremer murder accused

2019-08-15 15:41

While three men appeared in the Athlone Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder of Cape Town horse rider, Meghan Cremer, a group of women protested outside. Watch.

'It's a tough road we're walking' - Sisters in decades-old indecent assault matter after postponement

2019-08-15 14:01

The trial of two men embroiled in decades-old indecent assault allegations can only be heard in December after it emerged that one of the men is being treated for a medical condition and is unable to appear in court.

Electoral Act infringes on a person's right to run for elections independently, ConCourt hears

2019-08-15 13:29

Applicants in a bid to allow independent candidates to run for elections are arguing in the Constitutional Court that the current Electoral Act infringes on the right to exercise individual political choices.

Meghan Cremer murder: All three accused have past convictions, pending cases

2019-08-15 12:05

All three men arrested for their alleged involvement in the murder of Meghan Cremer and theft of her car have pending cases and past convictions, a packed Athlone Magistrate's Court has heard.

Charges provisionally withdrawn in KFC assault case

2019-08-15 11:00

The State has provisionally withdrawn the charges against five men accused of assaulting a couple at a KFC drive-through section in Montana, Pretoria, more than two years ago.

NPA to decide if EFF's Julius Malema will be prosecuted for discharging firearm next week

2019-08-15 08:26

The National Prosecuting Authority in the Eastern Cape says a decision will be made by August 20 on whether EFF leader Julius Malema will be prosecuted for discharging a firearm in public.

 

Carletonville crèche owner appears in court over abuse

2019-08-17 10:00

The owner of a crèche, at which footage was shot showing child abuse by an employee, has appeared in the Oberholzer Magistrate's Court.

Life Esidimeni: SIU wins civil case against 2 Gauteng health service providers

2019-08-16 18:02

The Special Investigating Unit will recover more than R600 000 from two Gauteng health department service providers after a successful probe into the Life Esidimeni tragedy.

Estina dairy farm: Public Protector takes to Twitter to defend herself following costs ruling

2019-08-16 15:50

Following a Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruling which found that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane and her office should pay for legal costs in the Estina dairy farm project, her office has taken to Twitter to defend itself.

'What if I didn't need saving?' Zephany opens up on life after kidnapping revelation

2019-08-16 06:49

Miché Solomon, also known as Zephany Nurse, says she cannot feel hate towards the woman who kidnapped her as a baby, as she told eNCA about the rollercoaster of emotions since finding out she was not living with her biological parents.

Releasing Rohde on bail would make 'mockery of criminal justice system' - judge

2019-08-15 14:23

Western Cape High Court Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe says releasing convicted wife killer Jason Rohde on bail so that he can sort out his business interests will offend the rule of law and make a mockery of the criminal justice system.

Public Protector to appeal Estina dairy farm cost judgment

2019-08-15 13:52

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has failed the people of South Africa in the manner in which she dealt with the investigation of the Estina dairy farm project, the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has ruled.

Mkhwebane's records on Ramaphosa campaign donations to remain sealed

2019-08-15 13:06

The evidence relied on by Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane in her investigation of President Cyril Ramaphosa will remain sealed.

'It's time we stand up' - Meghan Cremer's supporters demand no bail for her alleged attackers

2019-08-15 11:13

"I am here as a woman supporting another woman." Tracy Warren never knew murdered Cape Town horserider Meghan Cremer, but was among a number of people who held up placards calling for her alleged attackers to remain behind bars ahead of their trial.

'I don't know anything else, but trying to survive': Sisters ready for decades-old indecent assault case

2019-08-15 08:42

Sisters Lisa van der Merwe and Claudine Shiels are ready for the long haul after hearing that one of the two men who face decades-old indecent assault allegations will not be ready for the start of the trial in Cape Town.

Crowdfunding for Mkhwebane’s legal fees passes R100 000 mark

2019-08-14 17:54

The crowdfunding campaign to raise money for Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's legal costs has gained momentum, surpassing the R100 000 mark.

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