Omotoso’s lawyer claims ‘fabrication’ in Zondo’s testimony

15 October 2018, 5:01 PM
Defence lawyer Advocate, Peter Daubermann has told first witness, Cheryl Zondi that she has fabricated her testimony, as certain details do not match with the verbal and written testimony she gave to the police in 2017.
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VhaVenda king offers to pay back the money 15 October 2018, 1:57 PM

The VhaVenda King Toni Mphephu-Ramabulana says he was not aware that some gifts that he received were proceeds of corruption at VBS Mutual Bank.

KZN bomb suspects to appear in court 15 October 2018, 1:04 PM

Demonstrators have gathered outside the Verulam Family Court, north of Durban on Monday.

NUMSA members
Plastic-related industries to embark on a strike 15 October 2018, 12:17 PM

Ten-thousand members of  the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) in the plastic industry will embark on a strike on Monday.

MyCiti bus drivers embark on strike 15 October 2018, 11:27 AM

At least 30 MyCiti bus routes have now been affected by the wild cat strike in Cape Town, this after bus drivers on Monday morning embarked on a strike without giving prior notice.

WATCH: Pastor Timothy Omotoso trial 15 October 2018, 10:03 AM

The trial of Pastor Timothy Omotoso resumes in the High Court in Port Elizabeth. Cheryl Zondi continues with her testimony.

Ahmed Timol murder case back in court 15 October 2018, 7:52 AM

Former security policeman Joao Rodrigues will be back in court on Monday, on charges relating to the 1971 murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol.

Accident Scene
Thirteen people killed in Eastern Cape car crash 15 October 2018, 6:59 AM

Thirteen people have been killed in a crash near Mqanduli in the Eastern Cape.

VBS Mutual Bank
Limpopo’s top five ANC officials to meet following VBS Bank scandal 15 October 2018, 6:32 AM

The director of an organisation called Open Secrets which focuses on accountability says the VBS Mutual Bank scandal has undermined the public's trust in public institutions.

Sunday Times saga should be a lesson to journalists: Sanef 15 October 2018, 6:18 AM

The South African National Editors Forum (Sanef), says the latest Sunday Times saga should be a lesson to all journalists and editors in the country.

Omotoso trial to resume in Port Elizabeth 15 October 2018, 5:55 AM

The trial of controversial Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso will resume in the High Court in Port Elizabeth on Monday.

Matthews Mabelane
Rodrigues back in court on charges for Timol’s murder 14 October 2018, 9:54 PM

Former security policeman, Joao Rodrigues, is back in court on Monday on charges relating to the 1971 murder of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol. He is expected to apply for a stay of prosecution.

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Sunday Times apologises over false reporting on rogue unit 14 October 2018, 7:58 PM

The Sunday Times newspaper has apologised for its false reporting on allegations of police killings in Cato Manor in Durban, a SARS rogue unit, and the illegal deportation of Zimbabweans.

Albertina Sisulu Primary School
Mama Albertina Sisulu’s Xholobe family feel forgotten 14 October 2018, 7:12 PM

The family of Albertina Sisulu and locals from her place of birth in Xholobe village in Tsomo feel they have been forgotten.

Sewage Picture
Kimberley residents complain of flowing sewage 14 October 2018, 7:03 PM

Residents of Homevale in Kimberley are outraged over the constant stench of sewage flowing in the area. They complain they have been living under such dire circumstances for more than a year.

Heavy rain in country’s interior claims 10 lives 14 October 2018, 4:46 PM

The heavy rain in the country's interior has claimed at least 10 lives, with two people reported drowned in the flooding Apies river, and at least eight killed in separate car crashes.

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Efforts afoot to tackle metro rail train sabotage 14 October 2018, 1:58 PM

Transport Minister Blade Nzimande says various efforts are currently been made to tackle the sabotage of metro rail train lines, especially in the Western Cape.

WATCH: President Ramaphosa KZN land hand-over 14 October 2018, 12:09 PM

President Cyril Ramaphosa hands over 4 586 hectares of land to the community of KwaMkhwanazi in KwaZulu-Natal.

Blade Nzimande
Nzimande urged to probe train vandalism in Cape Town 14 October 2018, 10:45 AM

Civil Society Organisation #UniteBehind is calling on Transport Minister Blade Nzimande and the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) Board to institute a thorough investigation into what it calls the deliberate sabotage of trains in the Western Cape.

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Johannesburg Emergency Services on high alert 14 October 2018, 9:55 AM

Johannesburg Emergency Services says disaster monitoring teams remain on high alert as heavy rains have rendered the roads slippery.

Flooding in Pretoria
Flooding reported in Pretoria 13 October 2018, 9:04 PM

Flooding has been reported in many parts of Pretoria after a severe thunderstorm and downpours Saturday afternoon.

Eldorado Community members holding hands
Eldorado Park Community pray, seek divine intervention 13 October 2018, 8:11 PM

In response to the troubles plaguing the Eldorado Park Community, south of Johannesburg, residents gathered to pray and seek divine intervention.

Upington residents cry foul over sewerage spillage 13 October 2018, 6:20 PM

Residents of Louisvale near Upington say they are living under degrading conditions.

Crash scene
Four killed in Mpumalanga crash 13 October 2018, 6:07 PM

Four people have been killed in a crash on the N4 Toll road close to the Sudwala Cave turn-off west of Mbombela in Mpumalanga.

Credo Mutwa makes emotional return to Lotlamoreng Dam in Mahikeng 13 October 2018, 5:21 PM

Well-known spiritual and traditional healer, Credo Mutwa, made an emotional return to the Lotlamoreng Dam in Mahikeng an area from which he was evicted during Apartheid.

Families flee as violence intensifies in Blikkiesdorp 13 October 2018, 5:13 PM

Nine families from Blikkiesdorp in Delft on the Cape Flats have vowed not to return to the area until their safety is guaranteed. 

Glimmer of hope for community fighting drug scourge 13 October 2018, 4:06 PM

The Louisvale community in Upington and surrounding farms is battling with the youth's heavy usage of tik. They say tik, which is a form of crystal meth, is regarded as a cheap drug that is easily accessible in various area.

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Case of public violence opened against Reiger Park community 13 October 2018, 1:22 PM

A case of public violence has been opened after the community of Reiger Park, on Gauteng's East Rand allegedly attacked police with petrol bombs Friday night.

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Joburg man arrested with millions worth of stolen goods 13 October 2018, 11:20 AM

Police have arrested a man in Wynburg, north of Johannesburg for possession of suspected stolen goods with an estimated value of between R1.5 and R2 million.

Learners in school uniform
Inanda pupils call for return of corporal punishment 13 October 2018, 9:10 AM

Pupils from 20 schools in the Inanda area, north of Durban have staged a protest calling for the reintroduction of corporal punishment in schools.

Mugwena Maluleke
Scourge of violence at schools starts from communities 13 October 2018, 8:43 AM

The South African Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) says the scourge of violence at schools can be partially attributed to the negative attitude in our communities towards educators.