No evidence to suggest Madikizela-Mandela involved in Stompie's death: Moseneke

While national flags fly at half-mast in honor of the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, conversation continues around the controversies surrounding her political life.

Much of the focus in on her alleged involvement in the killing of 14-year-old youth activist Stompie Moeketsi Seipei.

Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke formed part of her legal team that represented her at the time.

Speaking to Bongani Bingwa, journalist Karyn Maughan gave details of an interview she conducted with Justice Moseneke in which he discussed the case.

He points out...that she was never tried over Stompie Seipei's murder and was in fact tried for the kidnapping of four young men who the Appeal Court accepted she believed were being abused and in danger.

Karyn Maughan, Tiso Black Star

Her chief body guard Jerry Richardson was convicted of Stompie's murder and tried to lay blame on her. Moseneke says there simply wasn't the evidence to suggest that she was directly involved with that at all.

Karyn Maughan, Tiso Black Star

He said that in his eyes, she is an absolute heroine, with an incredible ability to be able to take on injustice and soak up pain in a way that is not immediately describable. He also says that the full extent of what she endured has never been fully ventilated.

Karyn Maughan, Tiso Black Star

Click on the link below to listen to the full report, as well as more on Imperial chief executive Mark Lamberti's discrimination charge:


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI

702 welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the 702 community a safe and welcoming space for all.

702 reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

702 is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
'Liberty Holdings would be in more hot water if the POPI Act was in full effect'

'Liberty Holdings would be in more hot water if the POPI Act was in full effect'

SA Information Regulator chair Pansy Tlakula says when finalised, the POPI Act would enable them to investigate the data breach.

'Ethiopians do grocery shopping at the street side stores'

'Ethiopians do grocery shopping at the street side stores'

Pan-African broadcaster, Lee Kasumba, shares her experience of Addis Ababa, on her #AfricaConnected journey.

[WATCH] 'Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it' - Bongani Bingwa

[WATCH] 'Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it' - Bongani Bingwa

Breakfast Show host Bongani Bingwa weighs in on US president's Donald Trump's proposed border policy.

'Basetsana Kumalo explained to me that this was the worst week of her life'

'Basetsana Kumalo explained to me that this was the worst week of her life'

Social Media Law Expert, Emma Sadleir, says the Randburg court has issued a protection order for the Kumalo's.

'Cyril Ramaphosa is the weakest president of the ANC since 1994' - analyst

'Cyril Ramaphosa is the weakest president of the ANC since 1994' - analyst

Political analyst Prince Mashele talks about the ANC NEC meeting contradicting messages stemming from this.

[WATCH] Portuguese commentator goes wild over Christiano Ronaldo

[WATCH] Portuguese commentator goes wild over Christiano Ronaldo

Check out the latest tweets and social posts on What's Gone viral with Khabazela...

Popular articles
[WATCH] Kettle VS Cattle for lobola

[WATCH] Kettle VS Cattle for lobola

Khabazela shares the Facebook , Twitter, and YouTube videos that have social media in a frenzy on What's gone Viral.

Radio powerhouse joins 702

Radio powerhouse joins 702

Richard Nwamba will host a new African music show between 16h00 and 18h00 every Saturday.

Why the PAC wants South Africa renamed Azania

Why the PAC wants South Africa renamed Azania

Pan Africanist Congress's Narius Moloto explains why it supports the name Azania, a word which he says has Arabic origins.

Is the lovable Winnie The Pooh a boy or girl?

Is the lovable Winnie The Pooh a boy or girl?

A trending Twitter debate has left social media users arguing over whether Winnie the Pooh is a girl or boy.

UPDATE: Chilling WhatsApp from Marli van Breda's ex-boyfriend read out in court

UPDATE: Chilling WhatsApp from Marli van Breda's ex-boyfriend read out in court

Marli van Breda's ex took the stand in the trial of triple murder accused Henri van Breda.

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

3 easy questions could bag you R2000!

WIN R2000! But only if you can prove you're a whiz of the MTN Biz Quiz by answering the following three questions...

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Blesserfinder: Matching you with a sugar daddy near you

Is social trend Blesserfinder, where girls are allegedly matching up with rich 'benefactors' in exchange for sex, a real thing?