North Gauteng High Court

Pakistani shopkeeper's killers jailed
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Mbombela – Two Mpumalanga men convicted of murdering a Pakistani shopkeeper were sentenced to 25 years behind bars by the Nelspruit circuit of the North Gauteng High Court on Wednesday. Xolani Chauke, 25, and Njabulo Mathonsi, 27, of Naas near …

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South African toddlers 'swapped at birth' shouldn't be exchanged: court adviser
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One of the mothers had initially wanted to get her biological child back, while the other preferred to keep the one she had raised, leaving the North Gauteng High Court to decide. The court asked the University of Pretoria's Centre for Child Law to …

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Court to rule on Pistorius appeal
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Mr Hood said that with the decision of a Cape Town court on Monday to throw out the Shrien Dewani case — another high-profile murder trial involving a young woman — SA's courts need to demonstrate they are rigorous and fair. "From a perception point …

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Toddlers swapped at birth shouldn't be exchanged – expert
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Johannesburg – Two toddlers accidentally swapped on the day they were born should stay with the families who raised them and not be returned to their biological parents, a court-appointed expert said on Wednesday. The two children, who are now aged 4, …

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Spy tapes: DA gearing up to get Zuma prosecuted for corruption
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The party says it's gone through all documents provided by the NPA with a fine-toothed comb. DA leader Helen Zille stands outside the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria with the so-called Zuma spy tapes on 4 September 2014. Picture: Vumani …

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South African toddlers 'swapped at birth' shouldn't be exchanged: court adviser
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One of the mothers had initially wanted to get her biological child back, while the other preferred to keep the one she had raised, leaving the North Gauteng High Court to decide. The court asked the University of Pretoria's Centre for Child Law to …

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Baby L's injuries not accidental, court told
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Pretoria – A 2-year-old girl known as Baby L was not injured accidentally but was the victim of child abuse, a medical expert testified in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday. Dr Lorraine Du Toit-Prinsloo, a forensic pathologist …

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Bestmed fights back
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The scheme has now turned to the North Gauteng High Court, asking it to suspend the removal of the trustees until the appeal is heard. The scheme has, in the interim, filled the vacancies on its 12-member board of trustees so that it can continue to …

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Oscar defence files opposing papers
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It is respectfully submitted that the principles enunciated in our case law with regard to dolus eventualis are clear. The trial Court's exposition of legal principles relevant to dolus eventualis in relation to facts found by the trial Court, is in …

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Gijima's legal woes pile up
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TOP businessman Robert Gumede's company Gijima Holdings and the State Information Technology Agency (Sita) will square off in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria. The litigation is over a multi-million rand tender the government-owned entity …

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Oscar 'monitoring device' claims not true – corrections
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The sentences would run concurrently, Judge Thokozile Masipa ruled in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on 21 October. Last week, the National Prosecuting Authority filed an application for leave to appeal against both the conviction and sentence.

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Mr Bobroff, open your books
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The matter was heard in January before Judge Billy Mothle in the North Gauteng High Court (NGHC). After Judge Mothle handed down his judgment, Ronald Bobroff told Moneyweb that they welcomed it, saying, "RBP welcomes the vindication of it, …

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Latest on Oscar: State files appeal against conviction and sentence
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The appeal on conviction is based on the question of law,” said NPA spokesman Nathi Mncube in a statement. “The merits of the NPA's argument in this regard are contained in the papers that were filed with the registrar of the North Gauteng High Court …

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Court must consider what Pistorius did to Reeva: Nel
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"What the court must take into account is what the accused did," said Nel. Barry Roux, for Pistorius, concluded his arguments after one-and-a-half hours. On September 12, Judge Thokozile Masipa found Pistorius guilty of the culpable homicide of model …

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Diepsloot toddler murderer found guilty
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FILE PICTURE: Family members lower the tiny coffins of two-year-old Yonelisa and her cousin, three-year-old Zandile Mali, 20 October 2013, at the Diepsloot Cemetery, north-west of Johannesburg. The girls bodies were found in a public toilet. Picture: …

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Reeva Steenkamp's parents not after revenge
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June Steenkamp says the family's aim is not to make the Oscar Pistorius “suffer” for what he did. Reeva Steenkamp's parents, June and Barry leave the North Gauteng High Court after the first day of sentencing arguments in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial.

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Pistorius: Five years (or less) for killing Reeva
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Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Tuesday in the North Gauteng High Court after being found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of Reeva Steenkamp. Judge Thokozile Masipa sentenced him to five years in prison. GREG NICOLSON was there.

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Oscar sentencing: Final arguments to take place
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Closing arguments commence after legal teams presented mitigating & aggravating factors this week. Oscar Pistorius leaves the North Gauteng High Court after the first day of sentencing arguments in his murder trial. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN. Email …

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Pistorius a broken man who has lost everything: psychologist
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Hartzenburg told the court that Pistorius would not be able to escape the shooting after he was diagnosed with post traumatic stress disorder. "The flashbacks and the re-experiencing of the shooting will be mental images that he will carry with him …

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IEC sued for R7.5m – report
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Marlon told Sapa he was informed last week that the IEC had launched an application in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to have the 10-year lease set aside over "flaws". He said Khwela City was cited as a respondent in the matter but they had …

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LETTER: Too hard to cure whites of racism
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Oscar Pistorius arrives at the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria on Friday. Picture: REUTERS/MIKE HUTCHINGS. Related articles. BOOK REVIEW: Pistorius and Steenkamp — books waiting to happen · LETTER: Columnist spot on · Pistorius less a source …

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