Polokwane pastor Thubakgale’s rape trial postponed

Thubakgale is also facing further charges of fraud and assault and more than 40 charges of rape in a separate case.

The rape case against Devine Deliverance Church leader James Thubakgale was postponed in the Mankweng Regional Court in Polokwane today, police in the Limpopo province said.

Polokwane pastor Thubakgale’s rape trial postponed
Polokwane pastor Thubakgale’s rape trial postponed

Polokwane pastor Thubakgale’s rape trial postponed

Thubakgale is also facing further charges of fraud and assault and more than 40 charges of rape in a separate case.

Former SA ambassador arrested for alleged MTN bribery in Iran

Former SA ambassador arrested for alleged MTN bribery in Iran

It is alleged that a bribe of R1.4 million was deposited into the account of a firm of attorneys for Yusuf Salojee’s benefit.
Former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang’s bail denied

Former Mozambique finance minister Manuel Chang’s bail denied

He was detained at OR Tambo International Airport while making his way to Dubai.
Pastor convicted on two rape counts, remanded in custody

Pastor convicted on two rape counts, remanded in custody

The proceedings were apparently postponed due to medical reasons.
Men accused of murder of advocate Pete Mihalik back in court for bail application

Men accused of murder of advocate Pete Mihalik back in court for bail application

During their previous appearance, suspect Maliti wanted the state to hand over its video evidence.
Men accused of murder of advocate Pete Mihalik back in court for bail application

Men accused of murder of advocate Pete Mihalik back in court for bail application

The bail application of three men accused of the ‘premeditated’ murder of Cape Town lawyer Pete Mihalik  is expected to resume in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Friday.
Constitutional Court faces Jacob Zuma conundrum

Constitutional Court faces Jacob Zuma conundrum

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng asked whether the court would be expected to deliberate on a decision which could’ve involved political considerations.
ConCourt spotlight on Zuma’s infamous late-night Cabinet reshuffle

ConCourt spotlight on Zuma’s infamous late-night Cabinet reshuffle

A ‘dodgy’ intelligence report allegedly sparked the reshuffle in which Zuma demanded that Gordhan cut short his investor roadshow abroad.
Court orders security company to pay R2.3m to provident fund

Court orders security company to pay R2.3m to provident fund

Proexec Security Network and its owner failed to consistently pay contributions to the Private Sector Security Provident Fund for several years.
Second suspect arrested for murder of four children in KZN

Second suspect arrested for murder of four children in KZN

The suspect had stabbed the children to death at their KZN home after their mother left them unattended to visit a tavern.
Man commits suicide in police cells at Krugersdorp court

Man commits suicide in police cells at Krugersdorp court

A man who was arrested earlier this year on theft and fraud charges took his own life in the cells before his scheduled court appearance.
Omotoso trial: What happens when a judge is recused

Omotoso trial: What happens when a judge is recused

An advocate says the trial starts again from the beginning as if nothing has happened before.
Limpopo rape pastor faces more charges

Limpopo rape pastor faces more charges

Pastor James Thubakgale was re-arrested for alleged crimes ranging from rape, fraud, assault and concealment of death to theft, kidnapping and extortion.
Fifteen years in jail for man who stoned his brother to death

Fifteen years in jail for man who stoned his brother to death

Tshepiso Manchonyane had an argument with his brother when he started stoning him with bricks.
‘I’m a big boy’ – Valhalla Primary knew about abuse allegations

‘I’m a big boy’ – Valhalla Primary knew about abuse allegations

The school has apparently confronted the teacher before regarding the allegations of sexual assault.
Court to sentence Limpopo pastor for raping teenage girls

Court to sentence Limpopo pastor for raping teenage girls

The police are also investigating the allegations that the deaths of certain congregants might have been concealed.
Mokgoro inquiry postponed to Thursday amid cocktail of politics and prosecution

Mokgoro inquiry postponed to Thursday amid cocktail of politics and prosecution

The inquiry has been hearing about years of unhealthy blurring of lines at the NPA.
Seven murder accused farmers appear in North West court

Seven murder accused farmers appear in North West court

It is alleged that the deceased, Ben Molwele, 56, was assaulted, put in a vehicle and dropped off along the N18 road, where his body was found.
McBride versus Cele showdown in court

McBride versus Cele showdown in court

The IPID head maintains that only the portfolio committee has the right to end or renew his contract.
Moyane loses Concourt bid to appeal against his dismissal

Moyane loses Concourt bid to appeal against his dismissal

The Concourt concluded that the matter should be dismissed as it bore no reasonable prospect for success.
Ennerdale father who shot and killed his son negotiates plea deal

Ennerdale father who shot and killed his son negotiates plea deal

Both the state and the defence have reportedly reached an agreement on a charge and a sentence.
Judgment soon in Free State ANC-vs-ANC election case

Judgment soon in Free State ANC-vs-ANC election case

Four disgruntled ANC members in November 2018 challenged the legality of the provincial elective conference that took place in May that year.
Trial of PE ex-cop accused of killing State witness kicks off

Trial of PE ex-cop accused of killing State witness kicks off

Walter Francis denied any knowledge of Alex Ferreira’s killing in 2017 and claimed that he only heard about the shooting through his mother.
Northern Cape woman in court for allegedly killing her toddler with rock

Northern Cape woman in court for allegedly killing her toddler with rock

The case against Goedeman was postponed to February 28 for further investigation.
Sentencing delayed again for rapist model agency boss

Sentencing delayed again for rapist model agency boss

Judge Moosa said this was the last postponement he would allow as two years had elapsed since De Villiers was convicted.
High court punishes Parks Tau for his ‘crude and shameful’ comments about Mashaba

High court punishes Parks Tau for his ‘crude and shameful’ comments about Mashaba

Judge Willem van der Linde found the former Joburg mayor crossed a line with his comments about the current one.

 

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