Conrad Murray

Jury in Michael Jackson trial hears promoter ignored ‘red flags’

Attorneys for Katherine Jackson have outlined the case in opening statements accusing concert promoter AEG of contributing to the singer's death.

Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray files appeal

Michael Jackson's jailed former doctor has filed an appeal against his conviction for involuntary manslaughter over the star's 2009 death.

Michael Jackson’s doctor given four-year sentence

A judge has sentenced Michael Jackson's physician, Conrad Murray, three weeks after being convicted of involuntary manslaughter in the star's death.

Michael Jackson’s doctor to be sentenced

Dr Conrad Murray is due to be sentenced on Tuesday over the death of Michael Jackson with prosecutors asking for the maximum four year jail term.

‘Michael Jackson was an addict’

As Conrad Murray waits to hear his sentence for involuntary manslaughter, a tv interview is due to reveal he thought Michael Jackson was an addict.

Doctor guilty of manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s death

Michael Jackson's personal doctor has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the star's death in 2009 but may not spend much time in jail.

Jackson doctor will not testify in own defence

Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray has decided not to testify in his own defence at the climax of his manslaughter trial over the star's death.

How did Michael Jackson die?

The trial of Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray enters its final act as a jury prepares to consider whether the medic is guilty over his death.

Expert: Jackson likely addicted to pain medicine

Medical records showed that Michael Jackson developed an addiction to a powerful pain medicine in the months before his death, an expert says.

Focus on Jackson’s death timeline as trial resumes

The trial of Michael Jackson's doctor Conrad Murray enters a third week, with the spotlight on alleged inconsistencies of the star's final hours.

Tapes of Jackson doctor’s interview to be played in court

A police interview with the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death is expected to be played for the first time in public on Friday.

Jackson doctor’s girlfriend called to testify

Prosecutors called the girlfriend of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death to detail the physician's busy schedule on the day the singer died.


Coronavirus: South Africa will evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences