Barry Bateman

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Barry Bateman is a senior reporter at Eyewitness News. He is the co-author of Behind The Door: the Oscar and Reeva Story. Follow him on Twitter: @barrybateman

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Estina cattle deaths blamed on media, funding suspension

The former head of the Free State Agriculture Department claimed the reason cattle started dying on the Estina dairy farm is that the media had started investigating the scandal and financial support for the project had been suspended.

DA: It's clear Mkhwebane must be removed as Public Protector

The party was responding to yet another adverse finding against the advocate after the High Court in Pretoria on Thursday ordered that she personally pay 7.5% of the DA and lobby group Casac’s legal fees in the Vrede dairy farm review matter.

Nel: NPA's silence on high-profile cases deafening

AfriForum’s private prosecutions unit has questioned the absence of high profile cases being dealt with by the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) under the leadership of new prosecutions boss Advocate Shamila Batohi.