The Uyinene Mrwetyana Foundation is to host a campaign in memory of the University Cape Town (UC T) student who was murdered in Cape Town two years ago, calling for an end to gender-based violence. The 19-year-old Uyinene Mrwetyana was raped and murdered at a post office in Claremont on August 24,[…]
The Clareinch Post Office that currently serves as a grim reminder of the terrible things that happened to University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana could soon be renovated into a wellness centre in memory of the beautiful woman who was brutally raped and murdered there. According to Eyewitness News (EWN),[…]
Former post office worker Luyanda Botha will serve life in prison for the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana, in terms of a plea and sentencing agreement heard in the Western Cape High Court. The court heard on Friday that Botha pleaded guilty to raping and killing UCT student Mrwetyana[…]
The prosecution will be relying on the testimony of 16 State witnesses in its bid to prove its case against Luyanda Botha for the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana. The State’s case will be led by the Director of Public Prosecutions in the Western Cape, advocate Rodney De Kock.[…]
The Wynberg Magistrate’s Court has heard that the investigation into the murder and rape of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana is complete and that the prosecution is ready for trial on November 15 in the High Court in Cape Town. The court has lifted a ban on the identification of 42-year-old[…]
The man accused of Uyinene Mrwetyana’s rape and murder is expected back in the Wynberg magistrate’s court on Tuesday. The former post office employee can not be named due to a court order. READ: Uyinene Mrwetyana’s alleged killer’s house torched Mrwetyana disappeared on 24 August. Her burnt body was found in a shallow grave, a few days later.[…]
CAPE TOWN – An internal Post Office investigation has revealed that the South African Post Office was informed about the criminal record of the man accused of raping and killing Uyinene Mrwetyana. Preliminary results reveal the accused was appointed through a labour broker. On being absorbed as a permanent staff member, he[…]
The criminal record of the man who confessed to raping and killing Uyinene Mrwetyana was known to Post Office (SAPO) officials in 2018 already, a preliminary investigation found. The slain 19-year-old student was laid to rest on Saturday in Beacon Bay, East London. An investigate into the appointment of the[…]
Slain University of Cape Town film and media studies student Uyinene Mrwetyana will be buried at her home in Centane in the Eastern Cape on Saturday. Her funeral service will take place at the Abbotsford Christian Centre in East London. Mrwetyana’s death has since prompted an outpouring of sympathy as[…]
A house believed to belong to the man accused of attacking and murdering University of Cape Town (UCT) student Uyinene Mrwetyana was on Tuesday set alight in Khayelitsha, in the Western Cape. Several videos surfacing on social media emerged on Tuesday night showing community members in Khayelitsha Ward 94 burning[…]
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