Murder Charges

Violence exacts huge toll on lives and a R1bn loss in the freight sector

The Road Freight Association puts the cost of the ongoing attacks on trucks at about R1.2-billion with 1 200 vehicles and cargo destroyed

Application denied: Rodrigues to stand trial for Timol murder

João ‘Jan’ Rodrigues’ application for a stay of prosecution has been dismissed. He will stand trial for the 1971 murder of activist Ahmed Timol

Christchurch accused to face 50 murder charges

Christchurch gunman Brenton Tarrant will face 50 charges of murder and 39 charges of attempted murder

Officer in Ahmed Timol case to appear in court on murder charge

Almost 46 years since his death, the high court last year found that Timol died at the hands of apartheid security branch police while in detention

Oscar Pistorius’s murder sentence increased to 13 years

The SCA in Bloemfontein has sentenced former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius to 13 years in prison for the 2013 murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp

#lionmama raises funds for woman who stabbed daughter’s rapists

She was charged with murder and attempted murder, but South Africans are pitching in to fund the 'lionmama's' legal fees.

Former Blue Bulls player convicted of murder

Former rugby player Phindile Joseph Ntshongwana knew it was wrong when he killed his four victims with an axe, the Durban High Court ruled.

Tragic lesson of the Oscar Pistorius trial

The African sense of kinship is more forgiving, but also very insular, writes Lee Mwiti.

SCA rules Mdluli may face murder charges again

While corruption and fraud charges may be set aside, according to the Supreme Court of Appeal, Richard Mdluli could face murder charges again.

Oscar trial: Connecting shots heard to ballistic analysis

The prosecutor has attempted to align what witness Michelle Burger heard to a ballistic analyst's reconstruction of Reeva Steenkamp's last moments.

Pistorius investigators get meeting with Apple

Prosecutors in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial have secured a meeting with Apple officials in the US over accessing evidence on his locked iPhone.

Pistorius case: Steenkamp family seeks closure

As the anniversary of Reeva Steenkamp's death approaches, the family of Oscar Pistorius's slain girlfriend says they would like closure.


R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

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