Tag: Barberton

“Simbarara” sentenced to life!

The Mpumalanga Division of the High Court convicted and sentenced Velly Teddy “Simbarara” Thwala to life imprisonment yesterday. The court found him guilty for the premeditated murder of his girlfriend, Nontobeko Nosipho Msithini. The court also...

Murder accused denies killing lover

Murder accused, Velly Thwala told the Mpumalanga High Court that his girlfriend was murdered by her ex lover. This was on Monday, March 4 when Thwala took the stand facing a murder charge after his...

Murder accused to represent himself after dumping lawyer

Murder accused, Velly Thwala will be representing himself in court. His request was made on Monday when he appeared in the Mbombela High Court on Monday for the murder of his girlfriend, Nontobeko Msithini whose...

Daughter sentenced to 20 years for mother’s murder

MBOMBELA - Valencia Nonhlanhla Mthunywa will spend 20 years in prison after she was convicted and sentenced in the Mpumalanga Division of the High Court today. Her mother Wanter Jabulile Dlamini's body was found dumped...

Nine die in two separate crashes

MEC for Community Safety, Security and Liaison, Vusi Shongwe has called for for cautious driving amid rising fatal crashes in the province. Nine people died in two separate crashes this morning. The first crash happened...

Murder accused requests courtroom to be cleared

BARBERTON - Murder accused Velly Thwala asked the magistrate to clear the gallery during his appearance this morning. His third appearance comes after he found by residents with 19-year- old Nosipho Nontobeko Msithini’s body in...

“Enough is enough”- Barberton residents

BARBERTON - The community is up in arms over Gender-Based Violence perpetrators and the recent death of a 19 year-old whose body was found wrapped in a bag by her boyfriend. Nontobeko Nosipho Msithini’s boyfriend(38)...

Safety MEC vows to end gang violence

The days of gangs who terrorise communities in and around Barberton will soon be a thing of the past. This is according to MEC for Community Safety, Security and Liaison, Vusi Shongwe, who was speaking...

IN PICTURES | Armed Forces Day in Mbombela

The Commander-In-Chief of the South African National Defence Force, President Cyril Ramaphosa officiated the Armed Forces Day today. READ | Cyril Ramaphosa visits province He laid a wreath in Barberton earlier in remembrance of those fallen. He...

Sisterhood Tribe hosts Netball Challenge

This was a Touch a Million initiative under Sisterhood Tribe programme last week in Barberton. READ | Nedbank Cup is back! Celebrating 15 years The tourney was to promote health services to combat teenage pregnancy and the...

Six people die on R38 accident

Six people died on R38 after two sedans collided head on, leaving six people dead on the between Kaapmuiden and Barberton yesterday evening. READ | Two die in Carolina accident Two males and four females died at...

Serial rapist sentenced to four life terms and 154 years behind bars

The Mpumalanga Division of the High Court sentenced Thokozane David Nkambule (40) from Dindela in Barberton to four life terms and 154 years imprisonment for multiple counts of rapes and robbery with aggravating circumstances. ...