Unsympathetic Desai means a successful appeal for Van Breda unlikely

Judge Desai, who will pass judgment on the application for leave to appeal on Monday, seems unconvinced by the arguments of Van Breda’s defence.

Henri van Breda, the 23-year-old who was convicted of murdering his parents and brother and attempting to kill his sister with an axe in May, applied for leave to appeal his sentence and conviction in the Western Cape High Court On Tuesday.

Unsympathetic Desai means a successful appeal for Van Breda unlikely

Unsympathetic Desai means a successful appeal for Van Breda unlikely

Judge Desai, who will pass judgment on the application for leave to appeal on Monday, seems unconvinced by the arguments of Van Breda’s defence.

Mduduzi Manana replaced by a woman in parliament

Mduduzi Manana replaced by a woman in parliament

A number of other vacant seats for the ANC were filled, including that left by the resignation of Fikile Mbalula.
Radebe, officials ‘boycott’ fuel price meeting with MPs

Radebe, officials ‘boycott’ fuel price meeting with MPs

Parliament says the minister and his team would be summoned to the committee next week to explain their absence at Tuesday’s meeting.
State funds, official’s handbag with R65k ‘missing’ at NC municipality

State funds, official’s handbag with R65k ‘missing’ at NC municipality

The DA has called for an investigation into why the Northern Cape official kept municipal money in her handbag in the first place.
Former aide Omarosa’s White House recordings fuel Trump woes

Former aide Omarosa’s White House recordings fuel Trump woes

President Donald Trump on Monday plunged himself into a made-for-TV spat with his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman — a mud-slinging match that has fuelled fears of chaos in his White House and cast doubt on his pledge to hire “only the best people.”
Protesters gatecrash Ramaphosa speech

Protesters gatecrash Ramaphosa speech

Equal Education demonstrators questioned why the government was appealing a judgment that tightened obligations on the state to fix ablution facilities in schools.
Nxasana ‘didn’t know’ he had received a golden handshake

Nxasana ‘didn’t know’ he had received a golden handshake

Despite what could be seen as a damning ruling by the ConCourt, the former NDPP says he feels ‘vindicated’ by the judgment.

DJ Zinhle’s hilarious comeback to viral photo of her hugging AKA

Fans are hoping the former lovers will rekindle their romance, get married and have another baby.

Maritime authority investigates loss of 13 cargo containers off Durban coast

The owners of the vessels confirmed that none of the containers had dangerous cargo or marine pollutants.

Next BMW i8 might get a powerful four-cylinder engine

Currently, the i8 features a three-cylinder petrol engine and an electric motor.

WATCH: Impromptu wedding held next to Mpumalanga highway

Umbali’s unique advertising campaign was promoting their open day and the lighthearted side of weddings.

Taxi industry intimidation forces suspension of GO GEORGE bus services

Intimidation from the taxi industry has resulted in the suspension of services until further notice.

Sbahle’s father says she is on the mend in hospital

Sbu Mpisane says that his daughter is still on life support as a precaution.

Engen Polo Cup returns to Zwartkops

The circuit will hold no secrets for the championship contenders.

Flying Folau says Wallabies can soar against All Blacks

The controversial star player says Australia are reaching their true potential.

lifestyle

Masechaba Ndlovu speaks out on THAT awkward Babes Wodumo interview

Masechaba admits that she was “unprofessional”.

‘Saint’ restaurant in Sandton lives up to heavenly name

Saints is a well-balanced restaurant where friends, couples, and families can share a moment while taking in the beauty of the Sandton area.

Mixing with passion

As the European Bartender School’s manager, Cassandra Eichoff wants to inspire budding mixologists.

Recipe: Caramelised white chocolate truffles with sea salt

These creamy treats make for delicious morsels of after-dinner sweetness, instead of an elaborate dessert.

phakaaathi

Eto’o signs for Qatar league side

Veteran Cameroon star Samuel Eto’o has signed for Qatar league side, Qatar Sports Club, it was announced Monday, just days after he ended a brief stay at Turkish side Konyaspor.

Khune returns to Chiefs ahead of Baroka clash

Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune has travelled with the team to Limpopo to face Baroka FC at the Peter Mokaba Stadium tonight.

Arsenal’s Cech in social media spat with Bayer Leverkusen

Petr Cech became embroiled in a social media spat with Bayer Leverkusen after the Bundesliga club’s Twitter account mocked an error made by the Arsenal goalkeeper against Manchester City.

Sundowns sign Wits youngster

Mamelodi Sundowns have announced the signing of Muhammad Carrim from Bidvest Wits.

sport

Springboks don’t want to be ‘selfish’ with overseas-based stars

Rassie Erasmus has ‘rugby law’ on his side in terms of the availability of men like Willie le Roux, Faf de Klerk and Francois Louw but doesn’t want to abuse it.

Jantjies and Mapoe’s signatures make Lions’ picture rosier

Suddenly, there’s a pretty decent core of stalwarts staying till 2019 after the initial doom and gloom of a Super Rugby exodus of players.

Five Springboks to keep an eye on

These are the men who can help shape the latest chapter of Rassie Erasmus’ revolution.

Legal avalanche threatens to engulf Cricket SA

Two team owners from the defunct T20 Global League have gone to the courts to fight the governing body’s murky new plan with SuperSport.

business

Bennett wants to report Tigon judge’s ‘irregularities’

State says the move is a ‘frivolous abuse’ of processes.

UP embraces hi-tech with competition for young entrepreneurs

Social application Mingle is among three startups to benefit from a new business incubator programme.

Recommended items for zero-rating will cost fiscus R4bn

About 70% of the relief will benefit poor households.

DA calls ANC ‘plan’ to save VBS an attempt at more ‘looting’

The ANC’s leaders are reportedly looking at how to help the mutual bank accused of plundering millions from depositors.

world

Former aide Omarosa’s White House recordings fuel Trump woes

President Donald Trump on Monday plunged himself into a made-for-TV spat with his former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman — a mud-slinging match that has fuelled fears of chaos in his White House and cast doubt on his pledge to hire “only the best people.”

Man who coined term ‘Eurocentric’ dead at 86

Samir Amin was an Egyptian-born economist known for his Marxist theory and critiques of capitalism and neoliberalism.

NASA blasts off historic probe to ‘touch the sun’

NASA blasted off a $1.5bn spacecraft towards our sun on a historic mission to protect Earth by unveiling the mysteries of dangerous solar storms.

11-year-old Thai bride returns from marriage to 41-year-old

The marriage to a man in Malaysia has caused widespread uproar.

opinion

SA needs a lion to replace the sheep

The person who replaces Abrahams must be beyond reproach loyal to the people of South Africa, not to the ANC or the president.

Proteas leaders in short supply

More players need to put their hands up in the lead-up to the 2019 World Cup in England and Wales.

Ramaphosa needs to put an effective anti-graft policy in place

The reputation of the country, once known for ‘South African exceptionalism’, is being ruined by an endless stream of corruption horror stories.

That’s why it’s called superglue

Exactly how things transpired, I’m not sure. I only became aware of the incident when she called. Hysterically.

 

 

 

 

The Citizen Trail Run 2018

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