Zola Tongo

Justice failed us, says Anni Dewani’s family

The family of slain honeymooner Anni Dewani said they just wanted to know what happened to her, but they only heard half of the story.

Dewani found not guilty of Anni’s murder

Businessperson Shrien Dewani has been acquitted of the murder of his wife Anni while on honeymoon in Cape Town in 2010.

State says Dewani killers were unprofessional, amateur

State prosecutor Adrian Mopp says were it not for the killing of Anni Dewani, the organisation of the entire plot by the hitmen would be "comical".

Dewani witness: ‘I was a fool, I was misled’

State witness Zola Tongo testifies as the court shows video footage of the night Shrien Dewani and his wife Anni ate out in Cape Town in 2010.

Dewani witness: ‘A husband wanted his wife killed’

One of the men convicted of killing honeymooner Anni Dewani has given the Cape Town high court his version of events on the night she was killed.

Dewani to hear extradition battle outcome in 2012

Shrien Dewani must wait until 2012 to learn the outcome of his court battle against extradition to South Africa over his wife Anni's murder.

Dewani ‘needed a way out of’ marriage, court told

Shrien Dewani arranged his wife's honeymoon murder after confessing he needed to "find a way out of" his marriage, a London court heard on Tuesday.

Murder accused ‘led police to gun’

Court hears Dewani suspect volunteered information about location of the weapon after the crime.

Dewani extradition saga passes mother by

For the mother of taxi driver Zola Tongo the extradition battle being waged by the man accused of luring her son into a murder plot is a low priority.

Dewani not linked to Eastern Cape killing

Die Burger reported on Wednesday murder accused Shrien Dewani is not linked to a 2007 murder in King Williams Town.

Giving is the greatest gift of all

It may help people sleep better at night to think that a British husband might have organised for his Swedish-born wife to be killed in South Africa.

Sentence a shock to driver’s family

Zola Tongo refused to allow his attorney to tell his family that he would go to jail for 18 years after signing a plea and sentencing agreement.


State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

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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

Response to the report of the independent assessors

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

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

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs