Rob Packham’s actions ‘cowardly, deceitful and self-centred’ - Judge
Besides the 20-year jail term for killing Gill Packham, he’s been handed four years for defeating or obstructing the administration of justice. Two of those four years will run concurrently with the 20 year sentence. This means Packham has effectively been sentenced to 22 years in prison.
Rob Packham handed 22-year sentence for wife's murder
Western Cape High Court Judge Elize Steyn has slapped Packham with a 20-year sentence on a charge of murder. He has received a further four-year sentence on a charge of defeating the ends of justice, of which two years will run concurrently with the sentence for murder.
D-day for wife killer Rob Packham as sentencing expected
The Constantia businessman is expected to be sentenced on Wednesday after he was found guilty last month of murdering his wife.
Bethelsdorp police launch manhunt for couple's killers
Sonwabo Nquma and his girlfriend, Nomvuyo Nelson, were reportedly last seen on Saturday by a friend.
Special delivery: CT cop helps mom deliver baby
Officer Faldelah Scholtz was patrolling parts of the Cape Town CBD on Sunday night when she was alerted to the woman in labour in Strand Street.
Cape teacher killed, husband hospitalised after burglary
The 62-year-old woman's body was found by her son in the early hours of Monday morning with stab wounds.
Convicted wife killer Rob Packham to be sentenced on Wednesday
Sentencing arguments wrapped up quickly in the Western Cape High Court on Monday morning.
Sentencing arguments in Rob Packham trial to resume
The Constantia businessman was found guilty in the Western Cape High Court last month of the murder of Gill Packham and defeating or obstructing the administration of justice.
Medical association horrified after attack on junior doctor in Bloemfontein
The association’s Mvuyisi Mzukwa said he was horrified following the attempted rape of a female junior doctor at the Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital in Bloemfontein.
Medical association 'horrified' by attempted rape of junior doctor
The incident occurred at the Pelonomi Tertiary Hospital on Wednesday.
Over 270 abused children treated at Red Cross hospital this year
The hospital said it has seen an increase in the numbers and severity of child abuse and neglect cases over the past 25 years.
Woman injured in Klapmuts farm attack
It’s believed armed men entered her home while she was with her two children on Tuesday morning.
Flying high: Cape Town International Airport named Africa's no. 1 airport again
The awards were established in 1993 to acknowledge, reward and celebrate excellence across all key sectors of the travel, tourism and hospitality industries.
Thieves steal taps, vandalise bathrooms at Lavender Hill school
Lavender Hill community activist Lucinda Evans said the incident was disheartening.
Winde: WC will have children’s commissioner before year end
Premier Alan Winde promised the province would have a children's commissioner by the end of this year.
36 people killed in Bonteheuwel gang violence since start of 2019
On Friday morning, a 24-year-old man was shot dead and an 18-year-old survived with a gunshot wound.
Nomzamo clinic badly damaged in fire
Preliminary investigations show it was started deliberately.
MEC Albert Fritz to meet with SAPS over murderer mistakenly released at court
Authorities offered a reward in exchange for information that could lead to the rearrest of Phelo Mtala who is currently on the run.