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DNA samples do not place 5 accused at Senzo Meyiwa crime scene

By: Natasha Archary DNA expert Mampshedi Masetla told the Pretoria High Court that DNA samples do not place any of the 5 men accused at the Senzo Meyiwa crime scene. On Tuesday, 10 October, Masetla gave evidence which included samples taken from inside the Khumalos' family home in Vosloorus, all of which could not conclusively prove that the men accused of killing the footballer were in the home on the […]


Kelly and Zandie


Zandie to Kelly, “If I had my way, I’d take it all away!”

By: Natasha Archary Image: Zandie Khumalo Instagram If Zandie Khumalo could, she would take away all the pain from her sister Kelly Khumalo's life, including the public scrutiny that has followed her over the years. Kelly who has been on the receiving end of public backlash since her ex-boyfriend, Senzo Meyiwa was gunned down at her family's home in Vosloorus in 2014, has her little sister's backing. In an Instagram […]


Kelly Khumalo


Tumelo Madlala disputes Kelly’s statement after Senzo’s murder

By: Natasha Archary Kelly Khumalo/Instagram Tumelo Madlala, Senzo Meyiwa's childhood friend, has disputed the statement made by Kelly Khumalo after the footballer's death. Kelly who was dating Senzo Meyiwa, at the time of his murder inside her family's Vosloorus home in 2014, gave police a statement, which Madlala has rubbished. Madlala who was on the witness stand this week, said Kelly's version of events, especially her detailing that there was […]


Khumalo's neighbour


No calls from occupants of Khumalo house to police or emergency services

By: Natasha Archary Image | Kelly Khumalo, Senzo Meyiwa file Cellphone data analyst Colonel Lambertus Steyn testified that there were no calls from any of the occupants inside the Khumalo house to either police or emergency services after Senzo Meyiwa was shot. The occupants of the house included, Kelly, her sister Zandie, their mother, Ntombi Khumalo, Zandie’s boyfriend at the time, Longwe Twala, and two of Meyiwa’s friends – Mthokozisi Thwala, who […]


Babita Deokaran's family


Babita Deokaran murder trial postponed to August

By: Natasha Archary Image: File The murder trial of slain Gauteng health official Babita Deokaran has been postponed to 07 August in the Johannesburg High Court. Deokaran was gunned down outside her Mondeor home in August 2021. She was parked outside of her property at the time in Winchester Hills, south of Johannesburg. She had just dropped off her daughter at school. Babita was set to be a witness in a COVID-19 PPE […]


Meyiwa murder trial to resume


Meyiwa murder trial to resume today with new judge

By: Natasha Archary Image: File The Senzo Meyiwa murder trial will resume in the Pretoria High Court on Monday, 17 July after yet another lengthy postponement. With a new judge in place after former presiding judge, Tshifhiwa Maumela fell ill and was subsequently suspended by President Cyril Ramaphosa, the murder trial will resume on a clean slate. Judge Maumela was replaced by retired judge, Ratha Mokgoatlheng, will scrap all previous […]


Judge Tshifhiwa Maumela

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Judge Tshifhiwa Maumela’s ill health leads to postponement in Meyiwa trial

By: Natasha Archary The Senzo Meyiwa murder trial has hit yet another snag on Monday, 12 June, owing to presiding Judge Tshifhiwa Maumela's ill health. With Judge Maumela reported to be away for a long time, the Meyiwa murder trial has been postponed to 17 July. News of Judge Maumela's health was broken to the court by Deputy Judge President Aubrey Ledwaba, who addressed the court in Maumela's absence. Legal […]


Kelly and Zandie


Court hears that Senzo had sexual relationship with both Kelly Khumalo and her sister, Zandi

By: Natasha Archary There were audible gasps in the North Gauteng High Court on Thursday, during the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial. This as Advocate Tshepo Timothy Thobane, claimed that Senzo had a sexual relationship with both Kelly Khumalo and her sister, Zandie. Thobane who is representing four of the five men accused of murdering the former footballer, said Meyiwa's affair with Zandie began after Kelly invited her sister to move […]


Senzo Meyiwa's


Three media houses banned from covering Meyiwa murder trial

By: Natasha Archary Three media houses have been banned from covering the Senzo Meyiwa murder trial after approaching a state witness outside the courtroom. The SABC, eNCA and Newzroom Afrika were all barred access to the murder trial for speaking to Tumelo Madlala before he took the witness stand. This after Tumelo's testimony was delayed by a day due to the State being unable to secure him a flight. Tumelo […]



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