Sun City prisoners accuse staff of cheating them out of canteen money

2018-09-21 08:37

Inmates at Johannesburg's "Sun City" prison have accused staff of profiting at the expense of inmates and withholding profits from canteen sales meant for the prisoners' sport and recreational facilities.

Sindiso Magaqa murder accused abandons attempt to get bail

2018-09-20 13:32

A man accused of the murder of former ANC Youth League secretary general Sindiso Magaqa abandoned his bail application in the Umzimkhulu Magistrate's Court.

Sentence to be handed down in former Parktown Boys High assistant coach assault case

2018-09-20 06:31

A former Parktown Boys' High School assistant water polo coach who was found guilty of 114 counts of sexual assault and 12 counts of common assault is expected to be sentenced.

Cop, wife in court for alleged home sales fraud

2018-09-19 21:38

A 51-year-old warrant officer and his 50-year-old wife have allegedly committed fraud to the tune of R630 000.

Sadia Sukhraj murder case postponed for DNA analysis

2018-09-19 17:14

The only suspect linked to the hijacking and murder of 9-year-old Durban girl Sadia Sukhraj appeared a vastly different figure in the Durban Magistrate's Court.

Parliament will consider 'introducing a new bill' following dagga ruling

2018-09-18 16:53

The Constitutional Court has given Parliament 24 months to update legislation relating to marijuana use after its favourable ruling on private use.

North West murder accused charged for 'death threats' against witnesses

2018-09-18 14:33

Amanda Mey and George Janse van Rensburg had been married for a mere four months when she was murdered on June 24, 2014.

WATCH: British cave diver sues Elon Musk over 'pedo' comments

2018-09-18 09:20

A British cave diver who helped in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys trapped in Thailand earlier this year has sued Tesla founder Elon Musk for calling him a 'pedo guy' and a 'child rapist'.

Cape Town man acquitted of murdering girlfriend at New Year's Eve rave

2018-09-12 13:16

While Taariq Phillips has been found not guilty of murdering Sharisha Chauhan at a rave in 2013, he was found guilty of raping her before her death.

'I was never scared' - Jacques Pauw after SARS drops litigation

2018-09-07 13:08

The South African Revenue Service has dropped its litigation against investigative journalist Jacques Pauw, after initially charging that he published confidential information in his book 'The President's Keepers'.


Parents frustrated at delay in sentencing of convicted Parktown Boys coach

2018-09-20 16:09

Parents of the victims of the former Parktown Boys High School assistant water polo coach have described the wait for his sentencing as "depressing and frustrating".

Zuma allowed to argue leave to appeal against state capture report costs order

2018-09-20 12:45

A full bench in the North Gauteng High Court has granted former President Jacob Zuma the right to intervene in the leave to appeal the state capture report case.

20 years in jail for 'arch villain' in abalone poaching syndicate

2018-09-19 22:28

A Port Elizabeth man has been sentenced to 20 years for two counts of racketeering and one count of operating a fishing establishment without a permit.

No bail for Athlone man who allegedly drugged and raped 13-year-old

2018-09-19 20:10

A man who is accused of spiking a 13-year-old girl's soft drink and raping her, has been denied bail in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.

Man accused of toddler's murder opts to stay in custody

2018-09-19 14:07

The man accused of the murder of two-year-old Oyingcwele Zokufa is to remain behind bars after he decided not to apply for bail.

Former security branch officer seeks stay of prosecution for Timol murder

2018-09-18 15:49

The man accused of involvement in the murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol wants to apply for a permanent stay of prosecution so that he won't be tried for the activist's death 47 years ago.

WATCH: Jubilant crowds celebrate outside ConCourt after dagga ruling

Crowds celebrated outside the Constitutional Court where Deputy Chief Justice Raymond Zondo handed down a judgment decriminalising the use and cultivation of dagga in a private space. Watch.

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Word 'boer' not racist or racially offensive, ConCourt rules

2018-09-13 13:24

The word "boer" is not racist or racially offensive, but is "inappropriate" when used in certain struggle songs, the Constitutional Court has ruled.

Former ANC employee Velile Present drove hijacked getaway vehicle, court hears

2018-09-11 17:03

An investigating officer has testified that Present drove himself and his co-accused in one of two hijacked vehicles that were used in a cash heist at a Capitec Bank in Dobsonville.

Coligny murder trial: Court hears that accused returned to work while injured teen lay in the road

2018-09-06 15:33

Two men accused of the murder of a Coligny teen, left the severely injured 15-year-old lying in the road and returned to work without any certainty that medical personnel were alerted, the North West High Court in Mahikeng has heard.

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