Cape high court

‘I want to clear my name’: De Lille

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[…]

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Day 2: Muslim Marriages Bill hearings

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[…]

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Justice for murdered Lekita Moore

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[…]

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Zephany Nurse’s kidnapper found guilty

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[…]

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Ravensmead accused admits to beheading

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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