Panayiotou denied bail

Murder accused Christopher Panayiotou’s second attempt at bail has been dashed. Panayiotou is accused of hiring two men to murder his 29-year-old wife Jayde in Uitenhage in April. He’d been granted the right to have his bail appeal heard in the Grahamstown High Court after it was denied in the[…]

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Petition launched against Jeenah visa denial

A petition has been launched by the Concerned Africans Forum (CAF), in response to the British Home Office’s decision to deny a visa to the Afro-Middle East Centre’s executive director, Na’eem Jeenah. The prominent academic was due to attend a conference just outside of London, hosted by the European Council[…]

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Nkandla media request denied

A request by the media to visit President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla residence, with parliamentary committee members, has been denied. Media24 made a special request to the parliamentary ad hoc committee on Nkandla for permission to accompany it when it visits the president’s house on July 22. The committee’s inspection of[…]

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Magistrate to give reasons for denying Panayiotou bail

Magistrate Abigail Beeton is expected to provide her reasons at the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Friday for denying murder-accused Christopher Panayiotou bail. Panayiotou, who is accused of murdering his wife Jayde Panayiotou, was denied bail on June 5. “The court’s finding is that the applicant has failed to show[…]

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