TAC March to Parliament On World TB Day

Activists from the Treatment Action Campaign marched on Parliament this morning to call for better leadership in tuberculosis (TB) treatment and prevention in South Africa. Today is World TB day. Traveling with the marchers was a mobile testing clinic from the Desmond Tutu TB Centre. The TAC’s leadership planned to…

Murder Suspect to Appear in Court

Today a 29-year-old suspect is expected to appear in the Pinetown Magistrates’ Court facing a murder charge. On 21 March 2015 at 12:00, police responded to a complaint of murder in Nazareth near Pinetown where they found a deceased male (26) lying outside a house at Mkhize Road. The deceased…

10 Years Imprisonment for Culpable Homicide

On 18 March 2015 the Pietermaritzburg Magistrates Court convicted and sentenced Mzwandile Phoswa (16) to ten years imprisonment for Culpable Homicide. This follows an accident that occurred on 8 March 2014 at about 11:30 where 38-year-old Sbongiseni Zondi was struck by a vehicle that was driven by the accused. The…