Latest articles on Chumani Maxwele

Slice of Life: The harsh light shines on purpose

The #RhodesMustFall movement may have began because of a statue but it did so much more

Mthethwa’s sorry ‘middle-finger’ story

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has finally apologised for the SAPS wrongly accusing Chumani Maxwele of "giving the middle finger" to Zuma's motorcade.

Blue-light ‘victim’ welcomes ruling against Mthethwa

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has not yet committed to apologising to Chumani Maxwele who was assaulted by the president's bodyguards.

Man who ‘insulted’ Zuma in limbo

Chumani Maxwele, the student who was bound and hooded, has rejected the settlement offer and his lawyer has also quit the case.

Alleged Zuma bodyguard torture case delayed

A R1.4-million court case against Minister of Police Nathi Mthethwa for a wrongful arrest by President Jacob Zuma's VIP guards failed to start today.

Cape jogger cable-tied ‘for his own safety’, say Mthethwa’s lawyers

A jogger who made an obscene gesture at President Jacob Zuma's motorcade had a rifle bag placed over his head for security reasons.

Minister dodges apology to blue-light victim again

Police Minister Nathi Mthethwa has launched a last-ditch attempt to avoid having to apologise to the Cape Town student abused by police.

Police minister dodges human-rights issue

Calls for the banning of the "blue-light brigade" would be unnecessary had the findings of the SAHRC in the Chumani Maxwele case been implemented.

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