Emmanuel Sithole

Sithole murder trial to begin

The trial of three youths and a minor alleged to have murdered Mozambican national Emmanuel Sithole was set to start in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday. Mthinta Bhengu, Sizwe Mngomezulu, Sifundi Mzimzela and the minor were alleged to have stabbed Sithole in the streets of Alexandra on April 18.[…]

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Sithole’s alleged killers denied bail

Two men accused of killing Mozambican national Emmanuel Josias Sithole were denied bail in the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court on Monday. The pair’s appearance in court happened exactly a month since Sithole was stabbed on the streets of Alexandra in a wave of xenophobic violence. The street vendor had allegedly been[…]

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Sithole accused back in court for bail bid

Two of four men linked to the death of Mozambican national Emmanuel Josias Sithole are expected back in the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court for a decision on their bail bid. Sizwe Mngomezulu and Sifundo Mzimela, who with Mthinto Bhengu and a 17-year-old, are alleged to have stolen cigarettes from Sithole, a[…]

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Sithole murder accused back in court

Four men implicated in the death of Mozambican national Emmanuel Sithole will be back in the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday. During their appearance last week, the group abandoned their bid for bail. Ayanda Sibiya, Bhengu Mthinta, Sizwe Mngomezulu, and Sifundi Mzimela are facing charges of murder and robbery. Vinesh[…]

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Emmanuel Sithole was his real name: Sister

Mozambican national Emmanuel Sithole, who was murdered in Alexandra, was not using a fake name, his family said on Monday. His name was Emmanuel Josias Sithole, his sister Thando told News24 outside the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court, where four men appeared for her brother’s murder. Speaking at a Freedom Day celebration[…]

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Memorial service to be held for Sithole

The City of Johannesburg and the SA Council of Churches will hold a memorial service on Wednesday for the Mozambican man initially identified as Emmanuel Sithole, who was stabbed and later died in Alexandra during a spate of attacks on foreign nationals. Johannesburg mayor Parks Tau and former president Nelson[…]

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