Less than a month into his 12-year jail term, AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo is recovering from an ailment at a private hospital in the Eastern Cape, safe in the knowledge that his R1.1m salary and medical aid is still being paid. Eastern Cape Correctional Services spokesperson Zama Feni said Dalindyebo[…]
AbaThembu royal household representatives met in the Eastern Cape on Monday to discuss the incarceration of their king, Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo. Royal family spokesperson Daludumo Mtirara said the meeting had started with formalities and would move on to dealing with the issue of the king being sent to jail. The matter[…]
The South African Communist Party (SACP) in the Eastern Cape on Thursday welcomed the incarceration of AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo. “Dalindyebo is incarcerated after he was found guilty… on numerous charges of gross violation of the rights of the vulnerable people he is supposed to lead, serve and protect,” SACP[…]
Sanco on Thursday welcomed the Ngangelizwe royal family’s intention to rebuild relations with the victims of AbaThembu King Buyelakhaya Dalindyebo’s “reign of terror”. It would hopefully translate into compensation for those who had suffered human rights violations, and lost livestock and property due to Dalindyebo’s actions, SA National Civic Organisation[…]
AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo may spend the new year behind bars. This follows Justice Minister Michael Masutha’s announcement that he had dismissed an application by Dalindyebo to have his case reopened. Masutha made the announcement at a media briefing in Pretoria on Tuesday afternoon. “I am unable to find anything[…]
AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo’s petition to have his case reopened has been dismissed by Justice Minister Michael Masutha. Masutha made the announcement on Tuesday afternoon. On December 23, Dalindyebo received a reprieve when the Eastern Cape High Court in Mthatha granted him a bail extension until December 30. On the[…]
AbaThembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo will be spending Christmas with his family after his bail conditions were extended until December 30 by the Mthatha High Court on Wednesday afternoon. Dalindyebo’s lawyers apparently went into the judge’s chambers on Wednesday at 15:00 and emerged two hours later with the ruling. The king’s[…]
AbaThembu King Buyelakhaya Dalindyebo is expected to present himself at the Mthatha prison to start serving his 12-year jail sentence on Wednesday, despite his petition to the justice ministry to reopen his case. The ministry said on Wednesday it was considering the petition from his lawyer Yasmin Omar, but that[…]
Hours before Abathembu King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo was expected to report to an Umthatha prison to start serving his 12-year prison sentence, he penned a petition to the High Court, Justice Minister Michael Masuta and President Jacob Zuma where he claimed to have been a victim of injustice. Dalindyebo, who was[…]
The Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA (Contralesa) in the Eastern Cape said “misunderstandings” between King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo and President Jacob Zuma should not blur objective decision making, as they prepare to petition the president. The congress’ provincial chairperson, Chief Mwelo Nonkonyane, said they would meet on Monday to finalise[…]
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