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Shrien Dewani at the Western Cape High Court. Picture: GETTY IMAGES

‘Common theme’ in Dewani witnesses: state

The testimonies of the main State witnesses in British businessman Shrien Dewani’s trial all had a similar theme despite discrepancies and inconsistencies, the Western Cape High Court heard today.

Shrien Dewani at the Western Cape High Court. Picture: GETTY IMAGES

‘No credible evidence’ against Dewani: courts hears

businessman Shrien Dewani should be discharged of the killing of his wife Anni because there is no credible evidence against him, the Western Cape High Court heard on this afternoon.

Pair wants to be tried apart

THE two main accused in a fraud case relating to misuse of monies meant for former president Nelson Mandela’s memorial  services, have decided to stand trial separately.

Shrien Dewani , who is accused of organising his wife Anni's murder, in court. Picture: GALLO IMAGES

NPA files Dewani response

The NPA filed papers today in response to British businessman Shrien Dewani’s lawyers’ heads of argument in an application for his discharge on charges of conspiring to kill his wife Anni.


Sex claims at safe house

Four young rape victims placed in an East London safe house were allegedly sexually abused again, by the  father of the woman who runs the facility.


Coroner threatens Nigerian ‘prophet’ for second inquest no-show

A coroner today said he would order the arrest of a Nigerian preacher after he again failed to appear to give evidence about a deadly building collapse at his Lagos megachurch.


ECDC settles legal battle with Mase

The man who became the first casualty in the multimillion-rand Nelson Mandela funeral scandal has walked away from his job with a lucrative golden handshake.

TRYING TIMES: Former political heavyweights and fraud accused Max Mamase and ex-wife, Neo Moerane

Mamase ‘too ill’ to go on trial

ALMOST 10 years after a dodgy R15.6-million deal went through the provincial agricultural department, fraud accused and former politician Max Mamase is likely to skip his trial after a state medical panel found that he is mentally incapacitated and cannot follow court proceedings.

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