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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
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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
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Aug 31st, 2012
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Anni Dewani was murdered in Khayelitsha because the hitmen in the case did not have transport back to their homes in that area. “As we were driving near Mew Way [we got near] to C Section, where we stay, that’s why [Xolile Mngeni] decided to shoot her,” Mziwamadoda Qwabe, who earlier this month plead...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 21st, 2012
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Cape Town – The middleman in the Anni Dewani murder case has testified that he had not expected to benefit from helping to source a hitman, as he would have considered such payment “blood money”. On Monday, the witness, who may not be named for fear of intimidation, also admitted to lying in hi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 16th, 2012
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A little over 24 hours – this is what it took to plot Anni Dewani’s murder. Details of the plan, allegedly masterminded by husband Shrien Dewani, were revealed as the State’s first witness took the stand on Wednesday. The trial of Xolile Mngeni, who is suffering from a brain tumour, started in the We...
By IndepthAfrica
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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
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Jul 25th, 2012
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Two men accused of killing honeymoon bride Anni Dewani are expected to appear in the Western Cape High Court today for a pre-trial conference to assess readiness ahead of the trial. Xolile Mngeni and Mzwamadoda Qwabe allegedly killed the bride in Khayelitsha in November 2010. Her body was found in a ...
By IndepthAfrica
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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
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Oct 11th, 2011
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London – Nilam Hindocha, the mother of honeymoon murder victim Anni Dewani, has spoken of her agony and desperation following her daughter’s death. Hindocha said she was mentally and physically exhausted from crying and lack of sleep and that she would be unable to find peace until she knew who...
By benim
In Europe
Sep 28th, 2011
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Johannesburg – The UK home secretary has signed an extradition order for Shrien Dewani to be tried in South Africa for the murder of his wife Anni, the NPA said on Wednesday. “Dewani will have 14 days to give notice of appeal, if he decides to do so,” National Prosecuting Authority ...