Jantjies trial delay frustrates Vrygrond residents

Residents in Vrygrond have expressed frustration that the court hearing of a man suspected of murdering 10-year old Misholine Jantjies has been postponed for a third time in less than a month. The accused is believed to have strangled and stabbed Jantjies to death at a local play park in[…]

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EFF denied order to halt disciplinary hearing

The Western Cape High Court on Monday denied the Economic Freedom Fighters an urgent interdict to halt disciplinary proceedings by Parliament against 20 MPs who last month heckled President Jacob Zuma in the legislature. The ruling came after the EFF’s legal counsel conceded that he was hard-pressed to prove the[…]

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Marikana hearing continues

The Farlam Commission of Inquiry probing the Marikana shooting continues public hearing in Pretoria on Monday. The commission is investigating the death of 44 people during a violent wage strike at Lonmin mines in Marikana in August 2012. Thirty-four mineworkers were killed when police opened fire on them on August,[…]

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Lwandle hearings continue

Public hearings into the eviction of illegal shack dwellers in Lwandle, Cape Town are expected to continue into their second week on Monday. During the first week of hearings, Cape Town city mayor Patricia de Lille said that the City was not involved in the eviction of 849 families from[…]

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