Senzo Meyiwa

Appearance of Meyiwa’s alleged killer

Zanokuhle Mbatha, the man implicated in the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa, is expected to appear in the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. The National Prosecuting Authority said the proceedings would be around him securing legal aid. Meyiwa, also captain of Orlando Pirates, was killed in Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni,[…]

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We can’t live in fear: Cele

Communities and the country at large cannot live in fear due to acts of criminality and criminals, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Bheki Cele said on Tuesday. “We can’t live this life of fear,” the former national police commissioner told residents of Vosloorus, on the East Rand, at[…]

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We have the right man: Police

Police on Monday said they were confident the man arrested in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa played a part in the crime. “We are confident he is linked to the crime and he will be charged with murder and robbery,” divisional commissioner of detective services,[…]

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Three questioned on Meyiwa’s murder

Three people were being questioned in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa, Gauteng police said on Saturday. “Investigators are in the process of interrogating the three suspects who will be placed on an ID [identity] parade later. If any evidence is found to link them to[…]

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Supporters start arriving for funeral

Scores of soccer supporters started arriving at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday morning to attend the funeral of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa. Donning their sport regalia, mostly dressed in Orlando Pirates colours, the team that Meyiwa captained and played for in the Premier Soccer League, fans[…]

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Gun laws review vital

Gun Free South Africa has welcomed the African National Congress’s (ANC) announcement that it would seek tougher gun controls laws, following the tragic shooting of Orlando Pirates and Bafana Bafana goalkeeper, Senzo Meyiwa. The football star’s murder at the hands of two burglars last weekend has left the South African[…]

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Man in court for Meyiwa’s murder

The NPA has confirmed that a man appeared in the Boksburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa. “The man, Zanokuhle Mbatha… is facing a charge of murder and robbery of Mr Senzo Meyiwa,” National Prosecuting Authority spokesman Nathi Mncube said. “He[…]

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Tears flow at joint memorial for sports stars

Tears flowed down the cheeks of sport lovers on Thursday as videos of three dead sport stars played in Johannesburg’s Standard Bank Arena. Athlete Caster Semenya broke down when a video of Mbulaeni Mulaudzi’s sporting highlights was played. She was given tissues to wipe away the tears. With her head[…]

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No arrests in Meyiwa case : SAPS

Reports that two men have been arrested in connection with the murder of Bafana Bafana goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa are not true, Gauteng police said on Thursday. “There is nothing like that. We are still investigating… the reports are untrue,” Brigadier Neville Malila said. The SABC reported on Wednesday[…]

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Kelly Khumalo sends condolences

Kelly Khumalo has sent a message of support to the family of her slain boyfriend Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa, the Sowetan reported on Wednesday. Meyiwa was shot in the chest on Sunday night while visiting Khumalo in Vosloorus, Ekurhuleni. The short statement read: “Kelly Khumalo and her family would[…]

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