North Gauteng High Court

New twist in spy tapes saga
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In the latest twist in the spy tapes saga, Deputy Judge President of the North Gauteng High Court, Judge Aubrey Ledwaba, says he is now reviewing the order to hand over the so-called spy tapes and has told Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille to …

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Guilty or not and everything in-between
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Pretoria – First prize for the prosecution would be for North Gauteng High Court Judge Thokozile Masipa to convict Oscar Pistorius of premeditated murder. State prosecutor Gerrie Nel argued Pistorius, after claiming he heard a noise in his house …

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Media set outside North Gauteng High Court
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Scores of journalists streamed to the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday ahead of the judgment in the murder trial of paralympian Oscar Pistorius. Television vans were lined up in Madiba Street, and several camera crews were setting up at the court's …

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DA will analyse 'spy tapes'
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IOL pic sep5 Zille High Court spy tapes 1 Independent Newspapers DA leader Helen Zille arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria for the handover of the so-called spy tapes on September 4, 2014. Picture: Phill Magakoe. Pretoria – The …

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Another twist to the 'spy tapes' saga
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PRETORIA – In the latest twist in the spy tapes saga, Deputy Judge President of the North Gauteng High Court, Judge Aubrey Ledwaba, says he is now reviewing the order to hand over the so-called spy tapes and has told Democratic Alliance leader Helen …

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DA appeals for Jiba's removal
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“The North Gauteng High Court found that she misled them deliberately and the KwaZulu-Natal High Court slated her in the Booysen matter.” The court has previously condemned Jiba's conduct for her role in the decision to withdraw charges against former …

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Aurora case postponed for seven months – Solidarity
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Trade union Solidarity today expressed its dissatisfaction over the High Court ruling to postpone the Aurora case to March next year. This comes after Judge Eberhard yesterday in the North Gauteng High Court granted the application for postponement of …

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I will beat corruption charges – Malema
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"I do not fear anything, because I know I've not done anything wrong," Malema told journalists outside the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. He was referring to his pending trial, to be heard from 30 September to 3 October at the Limpopo High Court …

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Mom to get R6.1m after birth complications
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Matlawa initially claimed more than R18m in the North Gauteng High Court, but settled the matter for R6.1m this week. The mother, 31, said she was healthy during her pregnancy and had regular check-ups. A few days before her due date, she experienced …

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Court rejects killer's 'suicide' defence
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Pretoria – Yvonne Beetge, the Polokwane mother who shot her fiancé three times in the head, claiming that he had committed suicide, lost her North Gauteng High Court appeal against her murder conviction. She had already served more than two years of …

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De Kock is challenging parole decision in court
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De Kock's attorney Julian Knight confirmed on Thursday that the papers were with the sheriff and that the original was with the Deputy Judge President of the North Gauteng High Court Judge Aubrey Ledwaba so that a court date could be set. Mr Masutha's …

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Nel: Pistorius can't escape conviction
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He also told the court Pistorius was an appalling witness. “The argument was vague, his responses argumentative and that his mendacity was perhaps best exemplified with his evidence that, although he recalls a detail of his encounter with a Mercedes on …

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Pistorius trial: Roux strikes back
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Roux called on the court to consider the testimony of state witnesses against objective facts. “All we say is once you measure the evidence against objective facts, you realise there is a difference between reliability and credibility.” Roux said the …

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Rapist's sentence cut to 20 years
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He appealed to the North Gauteng High Court. The high court heard that the child knew the accused well as he was a family friend. On one occasion he asked her to go to his home where he raped her, before taking her to the shops where he bought her …

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Judge slams liquor licence stumbling
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Pretoria – A North Gauteng High Court judge has asked the public protector to “look into the malfunctioning” of the Department of Trade and Industry when dealing with liquor licences. Also, “the role of the State attorney wasting taxpayers' money when …

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SANDF accused of HIV discrimination
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Pretoria – The North Gauteng High Court will on Tuesday hear arguments about the alleged discrimination of HIV-positive members within the SA National Defence Force, The Star reported on Monday. Applicants claim the SANDF continues to unlawfully …

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Court case for three SANDF officials in abeyance for now
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This after the North Gauteng High Court couldn't hear the matter on Tuesday. The South African National Defence Union (SANDU) took the matter to court after the SANDF was in contempt of the court order in which the force was ordered to reinstate four …

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Oscar 'regrets trip to club'
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Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock during his trial in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on July 2, 2014. Picture: Gianluigi Guercia. Johannesburg – Oscar Pistorius was involved in an altercation at a trendy Sandton club over the weekend, his …

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Nel accuses Derman of bias
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Cross-examination of a sports and exercise medicine professor who treated Oscar Pistorius is expected to continue in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Monday. On Thursday, prosecutor Gerrie Nel accused University of Cape Town professor …

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Professor describes 'restless' Oscar
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On Wednesday, a sports exercise professor at the University of Cape Town told the court that Pistorius's decision to face potential danger instead of fleeing the scene was a reflex action. “A reflex is something you don't have control over,” Wayne …

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Days 34 – 37 in the North Gauteng High Court
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During his evidence-in-chief he testifies that Pistorius drove at high speeds to avoid being hijacked and was jumpy around loud bangs. Pistorius's sports physician, Professor Wayne Derman, then takes the stand. He says Pistorius had hand tremors, was …

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