Jub Jub

Jub Jub’s murder conviction overturned

A high court has overturned Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye and his friend Themba Tshabalala's murder convictions, reducing them to culpable homicide.

Jub Jub a flight risk, denied bail

A judge, who ruled Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye shouldn't be granted bail, says the star requested for his passport to travel and is a flight risk.

Jub Jub heads to court to appeal conviction

Following unsuccessful attempts to get bail, Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye is set to appeal his murder conviction.

Lawyer claims Jub Jub has TB despite clear health bill

Jub Jub's lawyer has said his client has been diagnosed with tuberculosis, and presented this as part of the appeal to secure bail for the artist.

Hawks fires McIntosh Polela

Police have confirmed McIntosh Polela has been fired as the Hawks spokesperson following his suspension last year over controversial tweets he sent.

Quick analysis of ‘black greed’ isn’t legitimate

Would it be better if the new black bourgeoisie consumed more elegantly, with the refinement of old (that is, white) Cape Town or Houghton wealth?

Jub Jub: The life and trial of a South African child star

The story of Molemo Maarohanye is about far more than a celebrity gone bad. Bongani Madondo tracks the breathtaking rise of the new money culture.

Outcry over Jub Jub’s 25-year sentence

Relatives of the schoolchildren Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye killed in a car accident were upset when the musician was sentenced to 25 years.

Remorseful Jub Jub says he doesn’t want to go to prison

Convicted murderer Molemo "Jub Jub" Maarohanye's life in prison is not good, the Protea Magistrate's Court has heard.
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Weekend 101: Scotland, land of the free

JZ's plan to rescue the economy, 'Jub Jub' and Tshabalala found guilty and Scotland breaks free from the United Kingdom. Watch Weekend 101 to stay in the know.

McIntosh Polela’s Jub Jub tweet ruffles feathers

Hawks spokesperson McIntosh Polela has apologised for making light of rape in prison on Twitter.

Ignorance of the law is no excuse

The reaction to Jub Jub and his co-accused's guilty verdicts shows the public might not understand the role of the law, writes Mpho Moshe Matheolane.

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VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

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Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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