Zimbabwe Consulate In South Africa Names 4 Accident Deceased Zaoga Band Members

Zimbabwe Consulate In South Africa  Names 4 Accident Deceased  Zaoga Band Members

THE Zimbabwe Consulate in South Africa has released the names of Zaoga band members based in South Africa who were killed in a road accident in Pretoria on Thursday morning. Moments of Praise band members, not More Praise band as earlier reported, died near the Nellmapius off-ramp in Irene when their vehicle collided with a speeding car, a year after they rose to fame with their song Zaoga Yafamba. It emerged yesterday that four were…

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Justice Dept, Sends Case Back To Parole Board, Suspends Pistorius, Early Release 2 Days Ahead.

TWO days before he was due to leave prison, Oscar Pistorius’ early release was suddenly put on hold Wednesday by South Africa’s Department of Justice, which sent his case back to a parole board. It was unclear when the board would be able to meet again, justice department spokesman Mthunzi Mhaga said, but it was unlikely a new decision could be made by Friday’s initially planned release date. Pistorius, the double-amputee Olympic runner, is serving…

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Prosecutors File Appeal, For Pistorius Murder Conviction, For Killing Girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

South African prosecutors have filed an appeal calling for Oscar Pistorius to be convicted of murder for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The Olympic and Paralympic athlete was jailed last year after being convicted on the lesser charge of manslaughter over the 2013 killing, and is due to be released from prison later this week. Pistorius’ defence team has until 17 September to file its response – Source-bbc

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Chicco Twala ‘ Firearm Confiscated By Detectives Investigating, Orlando Pirates, Keeper ‘Senzo Meyiwa’s Murder.

Chicco Twala ‘ Firearm Confiscated By Detectives Investigating, Orlando Pirates, Keeper ‘Senzo Meyiwa’s Murder.

Internationally renowned musician Chicco Twala claims his firearm was confiscated by detectives investigating Senzo Meyiwa’s murder. This was after they suspected his son Longwe might have used it against the slain Bafana Bafana and Orlando Pirates goalkeeper. Sowetan Sunday World hinted in its website that Twala’s response was prompted by the information leaked to it by two law enforcement agents close to the investigation who said they had confiscated Twala’s fire arm – Source: Sowetan…

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EFF Reportedly Burn ‘Snake Pastor, Penuel Mnguni’ End Times Disciples Ministries Pretoria Church’

There was reportedly pandemonium and Chaos when the infamous End Times Disciples Ministries church in Soshanguve, north of Pretoria, on Sunday was destroyed by members of the Julius Malema led the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) using fire. The EFF brigade had vowed to make the church’s pastor, Penuel Mnguni, eat rodents and snakes like he did to his congregation,ANN7 reported. Snake pastor tent on fire, the EFF members say the pastor will not be allowed…

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Polokwane Court Dismisses, Malema Racketeering, Fraud, Corruption & Money Laundering Charges

Polokwane Court Dismisses,  Malema Racketeering, Fraud, Corruption & Money Laundering Charges

A South African court has thrown out the corruption case against Julius Malema, the leader of the opposition Economic Freedom Fighters and a former leader of the ANC youth wing, and his four business associates. The judge said on Tuesday that he would rather dismiss the trial because another necessary postponement would be excessive after several previous delays, Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller, reporting from the South African city of Polokwane, where the trial was held, said….

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‘If Immigration Give You 3 , When You Have 90 days, You Know Your Rights. Ignore !’-Malusi Gigaba

‘If  Immigration  Give You 3 , When You Have 90 days, You Know Your Rights. Ignore !’-Malusi Gigaba

South Africa’s affairs minister Malusi Gigaba has said immigrants would not be declared undesired persons simply because officials at ports of entry granted them unreasonable days to be in South Africa. “If an immigration official gives you three days, when you have 90 days, you know your rights. Just ignore them. Simply ignore them,” Gigaba told reporters in Pretoria. “It is not the immigration officer that is going to declare you undesirable. It is the…

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Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu (83) Back Home After One Week In Hospital

AFTER spending a week in hospital, Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu is back home with his loved ones. The 83-year-old was admitted to a Cape Town hospital last Tuesday to treat a persistent infection. Daily Sun reported that Tutu has been living with prostate cancer for 15 years. During a press briefing last Thursday, Tutu’s daughter, Reverend Canon Mpho Tutu, said they were confident that her father would recover well. She said: “His medical team prescribed…

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President Jacob Zuma , Discharged From Hospital After Successful Gallstones Removal

President Jacob Zuma , Discharged From Hospital  After Successful Gallstones Removal

Johannesburg – South Africa President Jacob Zuma was discharged from hospital on Sunday following a procedure to remove gallstones, the presidency said. “Doctors are pleased with the outcome of the operation,” spokesperson Bongani Majola said in a statement. “The president will spend the next few days resting and recuperating at home. He will also work from home during this period.” The presidency announced late on Saturday evening that Zuma had been admitted to hospital. The…

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Over 300 Injured As Commuter Train Rear Ends Another Train In Johannesburg

A Commuter train crashed into another passenger train during rush hour Friday in South Africa’s largest city injuring more than 300 people, an emergency services spokeswoman said. Nana Radebe, spokeswoman for Johannesburg Emergency Services, said 326 people were rushed to nearby hospitals with minor to serious injuries. No fatalities were reported. “For now we have removed people with minor to serious injuries, but none critical,” she said, adding that firefighters searched for commuters who may have…

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