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  • Man in court for Rensia DeWet’s rape and murder

    30 November 0002 12:00 AM 126

    The 30-year-old accused, who cannot be named until he has pleaded, appeared briefly in the White River Magistrate’s Court on Monday, a Sapa correspondent reported. The man would remain in custody and the case was postponed to January 12. The accused, believed to have been an employee at the Nottinghill Equestrian Estate, near White River, where DeWet

  • Don’t trivialise the Constitution – Albie Sachs

    30 November 0002 12:00 AM 116

    Sachs — a former Constitutional Court judge and anti-apartheid activist — was recognised for his “selfless dedication to human rights, and the expression in our Constitution of the democratic ideals for which he and many others fought”, the university said in a statement. “Don’t trivialise the Constitution or Nelson Mandela; Don’t trash our institutions

  • Judge Traverso starts delivering judgment in Dewani case

    30 November 0002 12:00 AM 129

    She read case law to set out the history and scope of discharge applications. Referring to the five charges against Dewani, she said it was crucial for the State’s case to prove that he entered into an agreement with others to have his wife Anni killed in 2010. An accused was entitled to be discharged if there was no possibility of conviction unless

  • E-tolls went live exactly a year ago today.

    30 November 0002 12:00 AM 125

    Yadhana Jadoo takes a look back, examining the ins and outs of the controversial user-pays system. E-tolling was the only way to go. But the “voices” of those who sought to relay the message on the benefits of e-tollings have been “drowned out” by those opposed to the system in the past year. That is the consensus within the Transport Department, and its message