The community of Bo Kaap has been faced with a massive blow after the Western Cape high court has ruled in favour of a property developer planning to construct a massive R1 billion apartment complex on the corner of Buitengracht and Rose streets in the historical area. Heritage Western Cape[…]
The Western Cape High Court has ordered that the termination of Patricia de Lille’s DA membership by the party was illegal and invalid. The decision was set aside, and the party ordered to pay the Cape Town mayor’s legal costs. High Court judge Andre le Grange handed down the judgment,[…]
Forensic pathologist Dr Reggie Perumal is expected to return to the dock for his cross examination in the murder trial of Jason Rohde in the Western Cape High Court on Monday. Rohde stands accused of murdering his wife, Susan, who was found dead in a hotel room in July 2016.[…]
The Western Cape High Court is expected to hear Marli van Breda’s future care arrangements and whether the current curator’s appointment should be extended on Monday. Van Breda’s brother, Henri, was sentenced to three life sentences for the murder of his mother, father and brother, and another 15 years for[…]
One out of two DNA analysis reports have matched the semen found on little Courtney Pieters’ T-shirt to her alleged murderer Mortimer Saunders, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday. Saunders is accused of the premeditated murder and rape of the toddler but has denied that the murder was[…]
Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille says the court challenge she launched over the DA’s internal “Steenhuisen report” was postponed in the Western Cape High Court on Thursday because the DA apparently refused to hand over the evidence which informed the findings in the report. She was demanding two documents[…]
Businessman Saleem Dawjee, former Western Cape police commissioner Arno Lamoer and two former police officers will be sentenced in the Western Cape High Court next week following a lengthy trial. “We have to wrap things up. I need time to sit and consider all these submissions and evidence and come[…]
A warrant of arrest has been issued for one of the accused in the baby Zahnia Woodward murder case after the woman failed to arrive at the Western Cape High Court for the second time. Judge Mushtak Parker heard that Simaney Kido no longer lived at the address she had[…]
Four members of Cape Town’s Junky Funky Kids (JFK) gang received life sentences for the murder of rival gang member Simon Johnson in Heideveld last year, in a decision handed down by the Western Cape High Court on Thursday. Acting Judge Dennis Davis found Kylim Bartlett, Rushdien Meyer, Garin Paulse[…]
A man, who admitted to strangling 11-year-old Stacha Arends after she threatened to tell her mother that he had “sexual intercourse” with her, is to hear his fate on Thursday when the Western Cape High Court delivers judgment. Stacha disappeared in Mitchells Plain on the afternoon of March 27, and[…]
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