Dewani

By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Dec 5th, 2012
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The Western Cape High Court jailed Xolile Mngeni for life on Wednesday for killing honeymoon tourist Anni Dewani. He was also sentenced to 15 years for robbery with aggravating circumstances and to five years for possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition, to run concurrently with his life term....
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Nov 19th, 2012
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A South African accused of being the triggerman in the 2010 honeymoon slaying of a Swedish bride was found guilty Monday, ending his long-delayed trial as the woman’s husband continues to fight extradition over the killing. Judge Robert Henney gave the verdict Monday in the trial of Xolile Mnge...
By IndepthAfrica
In South Africa
Oct 9th, 2012
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Cape Town – A man made surprise admissions on Tuesday in connection with honeymooner Anni Dewani’s murder. Xolile Mngeni, 25, who is on trial for her death, signed a document in the Western Cape High Court confirming that the body found in Khayelitsha in November, 2010, was that of Dewani...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Sep 11th, 2012
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British honeymooners Shrien and Anni Dewani begged for their lives after their vehicle was hijacked in a South African township, a court has heard. In a police video shown in court, suspect Xolile Mngeni described their pleas in a statement taken on November 16 2010. He said he and a man named ‘...
By IndepthAfrica
In Hottest News
Aug 15th, 2012
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A man accused of shooting Swedish honeymooner Anni Dewani pleaded not guilty to killing her as his murder trial opened in a South African court on Wednesday. Xolile Mngeni denied charges of murder, kidnapping, robbery and illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition at the Cape High Court after bei...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 8th, 2012
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JOHANNESBURG – One of two South African men accused of being hired by a British newlywed to kill his Swedish bride pleaded guilty Wednesday to his involvement in the slaying and received a 25-year prison sentence after promising to co-operate with prosecutors, officials said. Mziwamadoda Qwabe ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Apr 3rd, 2012
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Shrien Dewani will eventually be extradited to South Africa to stand trial for the murder of his wife Anni, according to a report on Tuesday. “Shrien will be detained until he is well enough to be sent to South Africa,” his publicist Max Clifford told The Times newspaper. On Friday, Brita...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Mar 30th, 2012
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Shrien Dewani has always protested his innocence in the case of his wife Anni’s murder. The South African authorities claim there is evidence of his involvement but Dewani’s supporters have answers for many of the questions raised. Here are some of those questions: Why did the Dewanis enl...
By benim
In News
Sep 30th, 2011
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London – British businessman Shrien Dewani lodged an appeal on Friday against an order that he can be extradited to South Africa over his wife’s murder. The United Kingdom-based Press Association reported that the move for a High Court challenge came after Home Secretary Theresa May signe...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 15th, 2011
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Four months on from murder of new bride in South Africa, dejected 31-year-old is sent to the Priory Four months after his wife was murdered on their honeymoon in South Africa, Shrien Dewani cuts a very different figure from the smart businessman he was then. Mr Dewani looked far older than his 31 yea...