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Zuma’s Prosecution Carries Peril for South African Ruling Party

Zuma’s Prosecution Carries Peril for South African Ruling Party

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s prosecution for graft appears at first glance to be a victory for the anti-corruption campaign of the nation’s new leader, Cyril Ramaphosa. Yet it also carries risks for his ruling African National Congress. Not only will a drawn-out trial be a constant reminder to voters that he was enmeshed […]

Trial Of 9 Over 576kg Of Hard Drugs Hidden In Noodles Commences

Trial Of 9 Over 576kg Of Hard Drugs Hidden In Noodles Commences

The trial of nine drug traffickers, who allegedly hid 266 kilogrammes of Methamphetamine and 310 kilogrammes of Ephedrine, banned substances suspected to be cocaine, heroin and LSD, in cartons of noodles and jerry cans, has commenced. The defendants are Ubah Harris Alaekwe, also known as Etochukwu Alaekwe Weuba, Eto Uba, Eto and Toscani. Others are […]

South Africa: My Wife Used Muthi On Me – Taxi Boss Accused of Raping Daughters

South Africa: My Wife Used Muthi On Me – Taxi Boss Accused of Raping Daughters

The Tembisa taxi boss who allegedly raped his two daughters and niece told the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on Thursday that his wife was using muthi to make him fall in love with her. Dressed in blue jeans, a peach shirt and tan jacket, the man sat in the dock with his arms […]

Journalist On The Run After Escaping During Trial

Journalist On The Run After Escaping During Trial

A young journalist on trial for sedition in the Gambia has escaped from the hospital where he was receiving treatment under armed guard, according to court transcripts obtained by AFP on Thursday. Alagie Ceesay, manager of the Teranga FM radio station, was arrested by the country’s secret police in July last year and has been […]