NPA to call for life imprisonment for multiple murderer and insurance fraudster Nomia Ndlovu

22 October 2021, 6:28 PM
The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) says it will be calling for life imprisonment after Nomia Ndlovu was found guilty of murder and other charges.
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Officer Mabunda lauded for compiling solid investigation to convict Ndlovu 22 October 2021, 7:06 PM

Investigating officer, Sergeant Keshi Mabunda has been lauded by the judge for his outstanding work in compiling a solid investigation that secured the conviction in the Nomia Ndlovu murder case at the High Court sitting at the Palm Ridge Magistrates Court in Johannesburg.

Public Protector finds against Sassa for improper conduct in awarding food parcels distribution contracts 22 October 2021, 6:26 PM

Busisiwe Mkhwebane has found SASSA's conduct in delaying the tender process for the food parcels was improper and constituted maladministration.

Teachers, learners and officials take the 2021 Senior Certificate Pledge 22 October 2021, 5:45 PM

KwaZulu-Natal Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu says 2021 was a tough year for the province's grade twelve learners due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and July's civil unrest.

SA youth voting for the first time in local government election 22 October 2021, 2:54 PM

Voting can be daunting and intimidating for those doing it for the first time, however it is considered the most democratic tool of power vested by governments to its citizens

Rosemary Nomia Ndlovu found guilty on all counts of murder, fraud, defeating ends of justice 22 October 2021, 2:45 PM

Multiple murder accused Nomia Ndlovu has been found guilty on all counts of murder.   

SA has not witnessed similar case to Nomia Ndlovu in 89 years: Judge Monama 22 October 2021, 2:01 PM

Judge Ramarumo Monama says South Africa has not witnessed a similar case to that of former police sergeant Nomia Rosemary Ndlovu in 89 years.

Limpopo Premier concerned about spate of violence against women, children 22 October 2021, 12:21 PM

Limpopo Premier, Stanley Mathabatha says, he is concerned about the spate of violence against women and children in the province.

Judgment expected in Nomia Ndlovu’s murder case 22 October 2021, 10:05 AM

Judgment is expected to be handed down on Friday, in the case against a former police sergeant, accused of murdering six of her relatives to cash in on their insurance policies worth over R 1.4 million.

Sanef condemns attack on SABC journalists in Mpumalanga 22 October 2021, 9:35 AM

The South African National Editor’s Forum (Sanef) has condemned the attack on SABC journalists while they were covering a story in Buffelshoek in Bushbuckridge Mpumalanga.

Buffalo City residents fed up with lack of service delivery, reluctant to cast votes 22 October 2021, 7:04 AM

In the Buffalo City Metro in the Eastern Cape, there is not much excitement to vote in the upcoming local government elections as a large number of are fed up with the lack of services from their chosen representatives.

SABC crew held against their will rescued by police 21 October 2021, 8:12 PM

The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) crew that was threatened, earlier on  Thursday, by community members in Buffelshoek, Bushuckridge in Mpumalanga, has been rescued by the police.

Traffic officers
North West Premier to hand over 51 vehicles to provincial traffic authorities 21 October 2021, 5:25 PM

North West Premier, Bushy Maape, is expected to hand over 51 vehicles to provincial traffic authorities in Mahikeng on Friday. This is aimed at increasing their visibility on the province's roads. October is Transport Month in South African.

Major thunderstorm expected in the Western Cape 21 October 2021, 5:01 PM

The South African Weather Service (SAWS) has warned of a major thunderstorm on Thursday that's expected to impact the Garden Route, Karoo, Cape Winelands and Overberg regions of the Western Cape.

Kanyamazane residents in Mpumalanga hope votes will bring improved service delivery 21 October 2021, 4:31 PM

Residents of Kanyamazane, outside Mbombela in Mpumalanga, are hoping that their vote in their upcoming government elections will bring improved service delivery to the area.

KZN police investigate a case of murder following shooting incident at a shopping centre in Cato Ridge 21 October 2021, 3:01 PM

Police in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN)  are investigating a case of murder following a shooting at a Cato Ridge shopping centre in Camperdown, west of Durban.

A team of investigators roped in to help locate four kidnapped children in Limpopo 21 October 2021, 1:12 PM

A team of police investigators has been roped in to help locate the four Moti brothers who were abducted on their way to school on the R37 road in Polokwane, Limpopo.

Lawyer for kidnapped Limpopo children believes there is a ‘ransom claim’ 21 October 2021, 12:12 PM

The lawyer for the family of the four children that were kidnapped in Polokwane on Wednesday believes that the motive for the incident is to extort money.

The Polokwane community still shocked by the kidnapping of 4 children 21 October 2021, 8:38 AM

The Nirvana community in Polokwane, Limpopo, is still in shock after the kidnapping of the four Moti children.

Department of Health holds off on COVID-19 vaccinations at schools 20 October 2021, 9:27 PM

The National Department of Health says it will not roll out COVID-19 vaccinations at schools, for now, to avoid disruption to critical schooling.

Mangaung instructed to halt implementation of metro police unit 20 October 2021, 8:08 PM

The Free State Department of Cooperative Governance says the Mangaung Metro defied advice from Deputy President David Mabuza and COGTA MEC Mxolisi Dukwana by going ahead in setting up the Metro police unit.

SA records 591 new COVID-19 cases 20 October 2021, 7:30 PM

South Africa reports 591 new COVID-19 cases, which brings the total number of laboratory-confirmed cases to 2 917 846. This increase represents a 1.7% positivity rate.

Limpopo police launch manhunt for seven suspects involved in kidnapping of four children 20 October 2021, 7:04 PM

Limpopo police have launched a manhunt against seven heavily armed suspected kidnappers who kidnapped four children on the outskirts of Polokwane.

Another minibus taxi set alight in Johannesburg 20 October 2021, 5:37 PM

Another minibus taxi has been set alight in Johannesburg. This after four minibus taxis were torched and six others damaged over the weekend.

Land
Workers at North West farm facing eviction 20 October 2021, 3:44 PM

The farmworkers have been living there for over four decades.

Julies’ mother breaks into tears when she hears 189 pellets were found in son’s body 20 October 2021, 3:05 PM

The mother of Eldorado Park boy Nathaniel Julies has broken down in tears when it was revealed in court that 189 pellets were found on Julies' body. Forensic Expert, Lieutenant Colonel Lucas Visser is testifying in the Julies murder trial in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge in Ekurhuleni.

Four children and driver kidnapped following hijacking in Polokwane 20 October 2021, 2:17 PM

Four children, aged between three and ten, and their family driver have been kidnapped and their vehicle hijacked in the leafy suburb of Bendor, in Polokwane, Limpopo.

Some KZN areas identified as hotspots: Cele 20 October 2021, 12:24 PM

Police Minister Bheki Cele says areas such as eThekwini and Plessislaer in KwaZulu-Natal have been identified as hotspots of politically motivated killings that will require additional police deployment during the Local Government Elections.

There is a campaign aimed at tarnishing our name: Unisa 20 October 2021, 11:47 AM

The University of South Africa (Unisa) says it is of the view that there is a campaign aiming to tarnish the name and the credibility of the institution.

‘Establishment of task team in KZN will help decrease politically motivated killings’ 20 October 2021, 11:09 AM

Police say the establishment of a task team in KwaZulu-Natal will help to decrease politically motivated killings in the province.

NPA calls for harsh sentence for convicted murderer Fisokuhle Ntuli 20 October 2021, 10:21 AM

The National Prosecuting Authority is calling for a harsh sentence for convicted murderer, Fisokuhle Ntuli. He was found guilty of killing six people including an African National Congress (ANC) ward councillor in 2016 by the Esikhaleni Regional Court, in northern KwaZulu-Natal.