PODCAST | Justice Denied: 13 years for a rape he didn’t commit

Durban in the News: PODCAST | Justice Denied: 13 years for a rape he didn't commit: One summer’s evening in 2002 Njabulo Ndlovu's life changed in ways he could not have imagined. He was accused of rape and would spend the next 13 years behind bars; serving time for a crime he did not commit. Listen to the first instalment of Justice Denied, a podcast series by News24 and the Wits Justice Project, here. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Alleged Durban ‘highway rapist’ facing over 30 counts of rape

Durban in the News: Alleged Durban 'highway rapist' facing over 30 counts of rape: An alleged serial rapist who attacked his victims at spots along the busy M19 highway in Durban will have 11 new charges added to his growing list of offences, the Pinetown Magistrate's Court has heard. Bullets from father's gun may have killed Sadia but intent was to save his child - lawyer: Strong points from prosecutor Kelvin Singh set the tone for proceedings during closing arguments in the murder trial of Sibonelo Mkhize, the man accused of playing a … [Read more...]

NPA denies payments were made to Zuma’s rape accuser – report

Durban in the News: NPA denies payments were made to Zuma's rape accuser - report: The National Prosecuting Authority has denied making any payments to the late Fezeka [Fezekile] "Khwezi" Kuzwayo, who accused former president Jacob Zuma of rape. RET Champions group vows to boo Ramaphosa at ANC manifesto launch: ANC secretary general Ace Magashule says he believes that party members will behave themselves at the launch of the ANC's election manifesto, but one group says they will voice their displeasure. Violent N3 protest in KZN … [Read more...]

Investigating officer in Verulam girl’s rape case removed – KZN police

Durban in the News: Investigating officer in Verulam girl's rape case removed – KZN police: The investigating officer in the case of the 10-year-old Verulam girl, who was allegedly raped by her stepfather for the past five years, has been removed from the case due to negligence, KwaZulu-Natal police say. Retired KZN judge president awarded nearly R1m in damages claim: Retired KwaZulu-Natal Judge President Chiman Patel has been awarded damages of R900 000 in his claim against provincial Director of Public Prosecutions Moipone Noko for … [Read more...]