Author: Nyakallo Mokoena / Page 2

NGIZWE MCHUNU, ONE OF THE ALLEGED INSTIGATORS OF KZN, GAUTENG RIOTS, DENIED BAIL

Written by on 21 July 2021

One of the main alleged instigators of last week’s widespread violence, Ngizwe Mchunu, has been denied bail in the Randburg Magistrates Court. Mchunu, a former radio host, appeared in court briefly on Wednesday morning two days after he handed himself over to police in Durban. Earlier this week, Acting Minister in the Presidency Khumbudzo Ntshaveni […]

Read More

Inquest into Life Esidimeni patient deaths continues

Written by on 20 July 2021

  A South African High Court opened an inquest on Monday into the deaths of 144 psychiatric patients who perished from neglect after being relocated from hospitals to unlicensed facilities. The deaths occurred between April 2016 and January 2017 after patients were transferred from private hospitals to 27 facilities under a cost-cutting drive Judge Mmonoa […]

Read More

Arms deal case back in court

Written by on 19 July 2021

    he trial against former president Jacob Zuma and French arms company Thales is expected to start on Monday. Zuma wants his trial postponed to next week. His lawyers have filed an urgent application, saying the former president wants to testify in person about why he should be acquitted without trial. This is understood to be a virtual […]

Read More

The Information Regulator awaits response on distribution of Zuma photographs

Written by on 19 July 2021

Former president Jacob Zuma, who is facing fraud and corruption charges, sings after his appearance in the High Court in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, on May 26, 2021. The Information Regulator of South African says it is still awaiting the Correctional Services Department’s response to the distribution of photographs of former president Jacob Zuma through social […]

Read More

Police in Gauteng recover stolen goods from recent looting incidents

Written by on 16 July 2021

Law enforcement officials are busy recovering some of the goods stolen during the looting incidents in Soweto. Calm has been restored in most parts of the township and cleaning up operations have  continued on Friday, with communities volunteering to clean up the mess left during the looting of shopping malls. Police, with the help from members of […]

Read More

Load more