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[gauteng] - Line re-opens two weeks after fatal Mountain View #TrainCrash

Commuters wait for a train at Mountain View Station. Picture: Goitsemang Tlhabye

Pretoria - After the two week closure of the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa’s (Prasa) Mountain View station following a fatal crash that left three dead and hundreds others injured - the parastatal has announced the re-opening of …

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[gauteng] - NPA to withdraw charges against Duduzane Zuma

Johannesburg - The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) is expected to provisionally withdraw corruption charges against Duduzane Zuma in the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday, reports say.

According to a Business Day report the NPA sent a letter to Duduzane Zuma’s lawyers on Tuesday, notifying them of the provisional withdrawal …

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[gauteng] - Worshipper shot dead at Mayfair mosque

Johannesburg - Mystery surrounds the fatal shooting of man leaving a mosque in Mayfair, Johannesburg on Tuesday night. Two armed men allegedly targeted the man shortly after evening prayers.

They shot him several times before fleeing on foot. They did not take anything from him. A passerby who was in the …

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[gauteng] - Sentencing proceedings postponed in trial of rapist model agency boss

Johannesburg - Arguments in mitigation and aggravation of sentence in the trial of convicted rapist and Kempton Park model agency boss, Dawie de Villiers, have been postponed to February.

On Wednesday, acting Johannesburg High Court Judge Isabel Mlaba granted state prosecutor Arveen Persad's request for a postponement to February 11.

Judge …

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