Shrien Dewani’s day in court dawns

Four years after the slaying in Cape Town of honeymoon  bride Anni Dewani grabbed world headlines, her British businessman Shrien is to go on trial in that city for her murder. Families on both sides will be in the Cape Town High Court for the case that, unlike the Oscar Pistorius trial that has gripped […]

Deputy Reserve Bank Governor gets the top job

President Jacob Zuma’s named Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago to replace Gill Marcus when  she steps down on November 8. He thanked Marcus for her performance over the five difficult years in a challenging economic climate.   The new Governor  of the Reserve Bank has no illusions about the job he’s been given. (take in […]

US Ebola man fights for his life

The first man to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has taken a turn for the worst. Thomas Duncan is fighting for his life at a hospital in Dallas Texas where his condition is described as critical.   Thomas Duncan, who caught the Ebola virus in his native Liberia, won’t be treated with […]

Uhuru Kenyatta heads for The Hague

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says he’ll be in the dock this week at the International Criminal Court in The Hague . The date for Kenyatta’s trial for orchestrating violence after the disputed 2007 election is is to be set at that  on Wednesday. Kenya’s parliament has heard that deputy president  William Ruto, who also facing […]