‘Goodwill Zwelithini Cancels Visit To Zimbabwe Due To Gwanda Residents Backlash’

‘Goodwill Zwelithini  Cancels Visit To Zimbabwe  Due To Gwanda Residents Backlash’

ZULU King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu has reportedly cancelled his intended visit to Gwanda  this weekend amid a backlash from the Gwanda community. King Zwelithini was meant to attend a three- day jamboree, to be held in the mining town from Friday. The event is set to include about 102 gospel artistes jetting in from neighbouring South Africa to perform at a free-of-charge show to be held at Pelandaba Stadium and the official opening of a…

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Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Appears In Court On Charges Of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Appears In Court On Charges Of Raping 15-Year-Old Girl

A GRANDSON of Nelson Mandela accused of raping a 15-year-old girl will remain in police custody, while his defence lawyers collect more evidence for a bail hearing, a South African judge ruled on Friday. Mbuso Mandela’s bail hearing was postponed to Tuesday to give his defence team more time to locate a witness who they say could testify that the incident was consensual, a judge ruled. The judge in the Johannesburg magistrate’s court also ordered…

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SADC Heads Bar 258 Million SADC Citizens Access To Illegally Reconstituted Regional court’

SADC Heads Bar 258 Million SADC Citizens Access To Illegally Reconstituted Regional court’

Following the decision to deny the 258 million SADC citizens access to the regional court of the SADC Tribunal, taken during the 35th SADC Summit of Heads of State and Government in Botswana [17-18 August 2015], SADC Tribunal Rights Watch is gravely concerned. The SADC leaders have taken this retrogressive step unilaterally – and without consultation with the people of SADC.  This flies in the face of Article 4 of the SADC Treaty where SADC…

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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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