Self – Confessed Middle Man in Panayiotou Murder Back in Court for Bail

[News24Wire] The bail application for Luthando Siyoni, the self-confessed middleman who helped to plan the murder of Jayde Panayiotou on behalf of her husband Christopher, resumed in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

[News24Wire] The bail application for Luthando Siyoni, the self-confessed middleman who helped to plan the murder of Jayde Panayiotou on behalf of her husband Christopher, resumed in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Signs of Renewal At SABC As Hlaudi’s Ghost Recedes

[Daily Maverick] The court ruling this week that former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng must personally pay for the legal costs of the “SABC 8” is a further nail in the coffin of a man who once exerted extraordinary control over the stat…

[Daily Maverick] The court ruling this week that former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng must personally pay for the legal costs of the "SABC 8" is a further nail in the coffin of a man who once exerted extraordinary control over the state broadcaster. Meanwhile, the SABC is officially cleaning house: investigating editorial interference and sexual harassment, and announcing its new positioning with fresh branding and the tagline: "Independent. Impartial". It's about time.

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Preparing the Champagne for SA to Get a Seat At UN Security Council

[Daily Maverick] South Africa is sure to get voted on to the council today, Friday, but wants to win by a landslide to show it has still got a lot of international support.

[Daily Maverick] South Africa is sure to get voted on to the council today, Friday, but wants to win by a landslide to show it has still got a lot of international support.

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Case Against Mother and Stepfather of Abused Boy, 3, Delayed By Post-Mortem Report

[News24Wire] An outstanding report on the post-mortem of three-year-old toddler Jeremiah Speak, who had been abused so badly he had to be admitted to a special care centre, has delayed proceedings in the trial of his mother and stepfather.

[News24Wire] An outstanding report on the post-mortem of three-year-old toddler Jeremiah Speak, who had been abused so badly he had to be admitted to a special care centre, has delayed proceedings in the trial of his mother and stepfather.

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Ex-Cop in Guns-to-Gangs Case Should Be Charged With Murder – Lawyer

[News24Wire] Former police colonel Chris Prinsloo should be charged with the more than one thousand murders committed with firearms allegedly smuggled from police to criminals, an advocate has told the Western Cape High Court.

[News24Wire] Former police colonel Chris Prinsloo should be charged with the more than one thousand murders committed with firearms allegedly smuggled from police to criminals, an advocate has told the Western Cape High Court.

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One Giant Step for Man As Species Stepped Out of the Water

[Daily Maverick] Today, 8 June, two 360-million-year-old tetrapod species are to be revealed. They are Tutusius umlambo, which was named in honour of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, and Umzantsia amazana. Both are now Africa’s earliest known four-leg…

[Daily Maverick] Today, 8 June, two 360-million-year-old tetrapod species are to be revealed. They are Tutusius umlambo, which was named in honour of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, and Umzantsia amazana. Both are now Africa's earliest known four-legged vertebrates by 70-million years.

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T20 Global League Given Green Light, Set for Name Change

[News24Wire] The Global T20 League looks set to finally be launched after Cricket South Africa (CSA) and SuperSport announced on Friday that they would be teaming up to deliver a “world-class T20 competition to a South African and global audience”

[News24Wire] The Global T20 League looks set to finally be launched after Cricket South Africa (CSA) and SuperSport announced on Friday that they would be teaming up to deliver a "world-class T20 competition to a South African and global audience"

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa