Businessman Jason Rohde is expected to learn his fate on Wednesday when Western Cape High Court Judge Gayaat Salie-Hlophe sentences him for the murder of his wife Susan. During closing arguments last week, the State asked the court to impose more than the prescribed minimum of 15 years in jail[…]
Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille says she remains focused on clearing her name through the Democratic Alliance’s disciplinary hearing processes and on governing the City of Cape Town. “Today [Sunday] I received media inquiries about whether I am negotiating an exit with the Democratic Alliance,” she said. She had[…]
On Monday a full bench of the Western Cape High Court began hearing arguments from the state, the Women’s Legal Centre and other stakeholders on whether the failure to recognize Muslim marriages in fact discriminates against women. This as the Women’s Legal Centre some three years ago took the South[…]
After a gruelling four months of court appearances, the family of Lekita Moore can finally pick up the pieces of their lives, after Cameron Wilson was on Friday found guilty of killing the 18-year-old Valhalla Park girl and four other victims. The verdict was delivered by Judge Chantel Fortuin in[…]
The Cape High Court has ruled in favour of the Knysna Muslim Community for the construction of a mosque – the first mosque in the area. On Wednesday, Judge Daniel Dlodlo dismissed with costs, the application to set aside the construction of the place of worship. This after residents of[…]
Two years after his parents and brother were killed with an axe, Henri van Breda will go on trial in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. He is charged with three counts of murder, one of attempted murder, and one of obstructing the course of justice. Van Breda was[…]
There was a strong show of support for the Knysna Muslim community at the Cape High court today, as the bid to establish a masjid is heard by the court. The proceedings had to be moved to another court to accommodate the increasing number of members of the public[…]
The dispute between a group of Knysna residents and the Knysna Muslim Council heads to the Western Cape High court on Wednesday, after a decade of wrangling over the building of a masjid for the local Muslim community. While the Knysna Municipality has pledged its full support behind the building[…]
The woman accused of kidnapping Zephany Nurse as a baby has been found guilty by the Cape Town High Court‚ which derided her version of events as a “fairytale”. The woman‚ 51‚ admitted to misleading her husband and her family into believing that child was hers but denied stealing the[…]
The family of a Cape Town teenager who was strangled, stabbed and beheaded in 2013 wants his killer to spend life behind bars. In a surprise turn of events on Monday, Aljar Swartz admitted in the Western Cape High Court to killing 15-year-old Lee Adams. He said in a document[…]
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