Trial of police officers accused of shooting Ntumba resumes on Thursday

27 January 2022, 10:20 AM
The trial of the four police officers accused of fatally shooting Mthokozisi Ntumba during the Fees Must Fall protest, in March 2021, has resumed in the High Court in Johannesburg on Thursday morning.
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DUT SRC strikes over NSFAS allowance 29 March 2018, 7:21 AM

Less than a month after lectures commenced at the Durban University of Technology, the SRC has embarked on another strike.

Vicki Momberg spends first night in jail 29 March 2018, 7:19 AM

Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg has spend her first night in jail after the Randburg Magistrate's Court in the north of Johannesburg denied her bail on Wednesday.

Man to appear in court for killing two JMPD officers 29 March 2018, 5:56 AM

The alleged drunk driver who drove into and killed two Johannesburg Metro Police officers at a roadblock will be back in the Alexandra Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

DA accuses ANC of inciting Hermanus land grabs 28 March 2018, 9:29 PM

Western Cape Human Settlements Minister Bonginkosi Madikizela says he will table a motion in the provincial parliament asking it to refer ANC MP Cameron Dugmore to the ethics committee for inciting violence in Hermanus.

Bail application of Glebelands murder suspects postponed 28 March 2018, 9:16 PM

The Durban Magistrate's Court has postponed the bail application of seven men suspected of being involved in violence at the Glebelands Hostel at Umlazi south of the city.

Workers trapped as Durban building collapses 28 March 2018, 7:03 PM

A search and rescue team and the Durban Fire Department are still trying to free two workers trapped under a collapsed building in Chamberlain Road near Wentworth in Durban.

Momberg sentencing to set precedent for racial cases: NPA 28 March 2018, 5:32 PM

The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has hailed the sentencing of former real estate agent Vicki Momberg as a victory for the Constitution.

Ngcobo bus crash leaves 12 dead, others critically injured 28 March 2018, 5:02 PM

The Eastern Cape health department says eleven people are now confirmed dead following today's bus crash on the road near Satan's Nek between Ngcobo and Elliot.

Mkhwebane’s High Court bid in Absa matter falls flat 28 March 2018, 4:30 PM

Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has lost a High Court bid to avoid being held personally liable for part of the legal costs in the matter involving ABSA / Bankorp.

Parliament seeks legal opinion to subpoena Markus Jooste 28 March 2018, 2:39 PM

Parliament's is seeking legal advice on how to balance the right of an individual to a fair trial with Parliament's right to subpoena them when they refuse to appear before the House.

Sassa assures parliament social grants will be paid on April 1st 28 March 2018, 1:42 PM

The social security agency Sassa has again assured Parliament that social grants will be paid on the 1st of April.

Momberg denied bail 28 March 2018, 12:55 PM

Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg has been denied bail in the Randburg Magistrate's Court in the north of Johannesburg.

AfriBusiness to provide free legal aid in first land expropriation case 28 March 2018, 12:30 PM

Rights group AfriBusiness said on Wednesday it would provide free legal aid to the first of its members impacted by the government's drive to expropriate land without compensation.

Befitting to honour the spirit of Naude by promoting the rights of the abused: Madonsela 28 March 2018, 10:55 AM

Former public protector Thuli Madonsela says to end the abuse against women and children, society needs to be healed.

Three killed in Cape Town fires 28 March 2018, 10:08 AM

A seven year old boy has been killed after a fire destroyed his home in Khayelitsha on the Cape Flats.

Momberg gets three years in jail for racist comments 28 March 2018, 10:00 AM

Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg has been sentenced to three years in prison with one year suspended in the Randburg Magistrate's Court in the north of Johannesburg.

JHB licensing centers to get a face lift 28 March 2018, 9:34 AM

The city’s Public Safety MMC says the improvements to motor vehicle licensing centers come after multiple complaints from the public about poor service delivery.

Four people arrested in Soweto brothel 28 March 2018, 7:59 AM

Four people have been arrested after a tip-off during a community meeting led to the Joburg Metro Police's K9 unit raiding a brothel in Diepkloof in Soweto at the weekend.

Water restored in Sol Plaatje municipality 28 March 2018, 7:49 AM

Water tankers were placed around Sol Plaatje Municipality to help assist the community, while a massive pump station was also being built at the Riverton Water Purification Plant.

Billions set aside to assist the poor in CT budget 28 March 2018, 6:58 AM

The City of Cape Town is set to table its nearly R50 billion budget for the 2018/19 financial year with a chunk of it going to drought relief for farmers and a part of it to social packages.

Convicted racist Vicki Momberg back in court for sentencing 28 March 2018, 6:45 AM

Sentencing is expected in the trial against Vicky Momberg at the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

E Cape taxi groups disappointed by suspension of operations 28 March 2018, 6:38 AM

The two warring taxi organisations in the Eastern Cape, UNCEDO and Border Alliance have expressed disappointment at the Police Department's decision to suspend their operations on two major routes.

AMCU shop steward murder accused in court Wednesday 28 March 2018, 6:18 AM

Eight people accused of the attempted murder of AMCU shop steward Malibongwe Mdazo are expected to continue their bail application in the Brits Magistrate's Court near Rustenburg in the North West.

Poverty in SA no longer determined by race : Report 28 March 2018, 6:02 AM

Race is no longer a key factor in determining poverty levels in the country.

Coligny murder trial continues at N West High Court 28 March 2018, 6:02 AM

The murder case of farm workers Pieter Doorewaard and Phillip Schutte has been postponed to Wednesday, by the North West High Court.

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Police continue to monitor Hermanus protest 27 March 2018, 9:14 PM

Leaders of the violent land and housing protest in Hermanus in the Overstrand say they are not sure if they will be able to calm down angry residents at Zwelihle Township.

Free State govt vows to deal against errant officials in Vrede farm 27 March 2018, 8:48 PM

The Free State government has vowed to take action against senior officials implicated in the multi-million rand dairy project in Vrede.

KZN education dept to investigate oversupply of sanitary towels allegations 27 March 2018, 8:48 PM

The KwaZulu-Natal Education Department says it will investigate the oversupply of sanitary towels in the province's schools and irregularities in the multi million rand tender to supply the towels

PSC welcomes court decision to protect workers 27 March 2018, 8:39 PM

The Public Services Commission has welcomed the December constitutional court ruling that prevents employers from deducting monies from employees without their consent.

Cele announces shutdown of taxi routes in Mthatha 27 March 2018, 7:41 PM

Police Minister Bheki Cele has announced an immediate shutdown of taxi routes around Mthatha which are notorious for taxi violence.