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ANCYL leader in court for murder

An ANC Youth League (ANCYL) regional leader in Mpumalanga has appeared in court in connection with murder. Bheki Lubisi, 28, who is chairman of the ANCYL in the Ehlanzeni region, was initially arrested along with four community members at Driekoppies ...

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20 witnesses to testify in ex-HOD’s R140m fraud case

More than 20 witnesses are expected to testify in the R140 million fraud case against former head of the Mpumalanga community safety, security and liaison department Thulani Sibuyi when the case resumes in May 2014. Sibuyi, 37, and his co-accused, ...

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January murders politically motivated, NPA

The NPA has confirmed that the January Murders were politically motivated and needed special attention. The murders include those of Mpatlanyane, Mbombela local municipality speaker Jimmy Mohlala and ANC chief whip in the Ehlanzeni district municipality Johan Ndlovu. All three ...

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Drama, outrage during Bobby’s court case

Drama erupted in the Nelspruit regional court during the appearance of Kaizer Chiefs soccer boss Bobby Motaung and his co-accused, Herbert Theledi and Chris Grib on Monday. The defence lashed out at the prosecuting team for charging their clients without ...

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Premier welcomes arrest of Bobby Motaung and others

Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza has welcomed the arrest of suspects implicated in a R143 million fraud case relating to the construction of the Mbombela Stadium for the FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup. Mabuza was speaking at the handover of four ...

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Morema must step down – says the ANC

The speaker of Mpumalanga’s Ehlanzeni district municipality, Milton Morema, is being urged to step down amidst allegations that he is behind the murder of late chief whip Johan Ndlovu. This followed an urgent all-day meeting held by the ANC’s Bohlabela ...

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Moz Consul wants answers from Mpumalanga police

Mozambique Consul Arthur Verissimo has lodged a complaint with the Mpumalanga provincial police commissioner’s office after a Mozambican vendor lost her thumb during heavy-handed police interrogation. Verissimo, who represents Mozambique’s consulate in Mpumalanga and Limpopo, met with acting provincial police ...

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Mpumalanga’s horribly corrupt police deserve orange uniform – Bheki Cele

The past month has not been a good one for the Mpumalanga police’s reputation as upholders of the law.  Since early June, at least six police members – two of them very senior – have appeared in court on charges ranging from ...

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Mpumalanga Hawks boss to probe political murders

Safety and security authorities in Mpumalanga hope that the newly appointment provincial head of the Directorate for Priority Crime Investigation, Simon Mapyane, can crack the whip on crime in the province, including the unsolved political murder cases. Mabutho Sithole, spokesperson for premier ...

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