midday news wrap: 16 March 2015
Sindiswe Manqele will have to report to the Midrand police station twice a week.
She has also been ordered to hand over all her traveling documents and she has to ask permission from the investigating officer if she wants to leave Gauteng.
These are some of the conditions on her bail after the Alexandra magistrate court granted her R10 000 bail this morning.
Manqele, the girlfriend to Hip Hop rapper Nkululeko Flabba Habedi, is accused of stabbing him to death.
Alex FM’s News Editor Takalane Nemangowe attended today’s court proceedings.
CHABANE WAS LIKE A SON TO ME
President Jacob Zuma says the former Public Service and Administration Minster Collins Chabane was a like son to him
The president was speaking outside the home the Chabane who died in a car accident yesterday.
Chabane was killed along with his two protectors when a truck allegedly made a U-turn in front of their car on the N1 near Polokwane.
President Zuma addressed reporters earlier.
MALEMA’S SEQUESTRATION CASE POSTPONED
The High court in Pretoria has postponed the provisional sequestration order against EFF leader Julius Malema to June 1
This is in regards to the millions of rands that is outstanding in Malema’s tax bill.
SARS took Malema to court after accusing him of having failed to submit tax returns between 2006 and 2010.
According to court papers he owed R16 million plus interest.
Malema previously admitted he had not attended to his tax affairs the way the law required.
CONGOLESE MAN BURNED IN DURBAN
The Congolese Community has expressed a concern about the safety of migrants in South Africa.
This after a Congolese man was set alight in Durban this morning.
He died in the hospital.
The African Diaspora Forum says an investigation into the cause of the victim’s death has been launched.
Jean-Pierre Lukamba is the Forum’s vice chairman…