"court" tag

Madiba’s daughter backs advocate

Makaziwe Mandela was outspoken at the weekend about her support for Advocate David Smith, who has been put through the ringer for allegedly misleading the court in a high-profile application involving the Mandela family.


Mandla takes stand in assault trial

MANDLA Mandela yesterday told the court his grandfather, Nelson Mandela, taught him to negotiate differences peacefully.


Losing bidder challenges UFH village R400m tender in court

ONGOING construction on the University of Fort Hare’s 2000-bed student village at its Alice campus hangs in the balance after an unsuccessful bidder for the R400-million tender yesterday sought to interdict further work on the project.

Mandla Mandela

Mandla’s lawyers fail to get charges dropped

Mandla Mandela took to the stand and testified in his assault case after magistrate Noluthando Conjwa ruled the state had a prima facie case against him this morning.

Gerrie Nel

Court finally hears from Reeva’s family

After 45 days, it was finally time for the Pretoria High Court to hear from the family of Reeva Steenkamp, the 29-year-old woman who was killed by her boyfriend Oscar Pistorius in the early hours of Valentine’s Day last year.

Gerrie Nel

Society wants harsh punishment, Nel tells court

People will take the law into their own hands if killers get sentences like house arrest and community service, the High Court in Pretoria heard this morning.

TAKING IT HARD: Reeva Steenkamp’s parents, June and Barry

Nel reveals Steenkamps will not keep Oscar’s ‘bloody money’

They may have made the court benches squeak and provoked nervous mutterings from those in the gallery,

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

BREAKING NEWS: Winnie’s bombshells in court challenge to Madiba will

NELSON Mandela’s ex-wife Winnie Madikizela-Mandela has, through her lawyers, filed a notice of motion in the Mthatha High Court disputing parts of Mandela’s will.

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