• Zuma Bid To Remove Prosecutor Downer Fails

    Zuma Bid To Remove Prosecutor Downer Fails

    Former president Jacob Zuma’s special plea to have senior prosecutor, Advocate Billy Downer, removed from his corruption trial was on Tuesday morning dismissed in the Pietermaritzburg High Court. Judge Piet Koen said the reasons advanced to have Downer declared unfit to prosecute the former president were based “on speculation or suspicion or are based on

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  • Senzo Meyiwa ‘Killers’ Back Behind Bars Till Next Year

    Senzo Meyiwa ‘Killers’ Back Behind Bars Till Next Year

    The five men accused of the callous murder of former Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa seven years ago, on Monday briefly appeared in a high court sitting at the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court. All five murder accused Muzikawukhulelwa Sibiya, Bongani Sandiso Ntanzi (Alleged shooter), Mthobisi Mncube, Mthokoziseni Ziphozonke Maphisa, and Sifokuhle Sifiso

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  • Accused 5 In The Dock For Senzo Meyiwa Murder

    Accused 5 In The Dock For Senzo Meyiwa Murder

    Five men accused of the callous murder of former Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa will be back in court today. Meyiwa was shot dead seven years ago – on 26 October 2014 – in Vosloorus at the home of his then girlfriend, actress and musician Kelly Khumalo. The much-loved goalkeeper was at the prime

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  • Ballot Dispute: ActionSA Request Turned Down

    Ballot Dispute: ActionSA Request Turned Down

    The Electoral Court on Friday sided with the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) and ruled against ActionSA’s request to have the ballots reprinted to include the party’s name. ActionSA had complained to the Electoral Court that the IEC was refusing to change the ballots to include its name – meaning the ballots would have a

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  • Ex-Cop Guilty Of 6 Murders For Insurance Payout

    Ex-Cop Guilty Of 6 Murders For Insurance Payout

    Former cop Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu was on Friday found guilty of six counts of murder of her relatives and lover whom she had clandestinely insured with herself as a beneficiary. Judge Ramarumo Monama pronounced his guilty ruling in the Palm Ridge Magistrate’s Court, Johannesburg, after a lengthy judgment. He said in the last 79 years

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  • Zuma Lays Complaint With Cops Against Downer

    Zuma Lays Complaint With Cops Against Downer

    Former president Jacob Zuma – a consummate chess player – on Thursday made what could be a checkmate move when he laid a complaint against prosecutor Advocate Billy Downer at the Pietermaritzburg police station. Zuma, who is out on parole, wants Downer charged for leaking his confidential medical information to the press and others. Rather

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