Articles for Daniel Steyn

Magistrate denies bail to four accused in the Thabo Bester escape

The fifth applicant, Nastassja Jansen, was granted R10,000 bail

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Law | 29 May 2023

Dr Nandipha’s urgent court bid postponed. But does her case have merit?

Department of Home Affairs officially joins as a respondent

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Law | 26 May 2023

Thabo Bester saga: accused want bail so they can care for their children, lawyers argue

A decision in the bail application is expected on Monday

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News | 24 May 2023

Thabo Bester escape: no reason for bail to be granted, says prosecutor

Lawyers for the accused say they won’t evade trial

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News | 23 May 2023

Thabo Bester escape: Lawyers challenge police officer’s objections to bail

Bail application for five accused continued for a third day

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News | 19 May 2023

Inmate Teboho Molemohi was murdered in Mangaung prison. His mother was never told what happened

Six people were convicted for Teboho’s murder, but no-one told his mother

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News | 19 May 2023

Thabo Bester escape: lawyer asks court to “satisfy itself” that the man in the dock is indeed Bester

Bail hearing of five alleged conspirators to continue on Friday

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News | 16 May 2023

Police testimony reveals how decoy body ended up in Thabo Bester’s cell

Friends of Katlego Bereng picket outside Bloemfontein Magistrates Court

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News | 12 May 2023

Future of Cape Town City Ballet uncertain as dispute between CEO and board drags on

Board accused of “acting irregularly, un-procedurally, and illegally to push their CEO out”


News | 12 May 2023

Thabo Bester escape: international spotlight on G4S

Canadian pension fund questioned on investment in prisons company

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News | 4 May 2023

Thabo Bester escape: state says prison CCTV technician was offered R2.5-million bribe

Details emerge in court of state’s case against Bester and co-accused

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News | 3 May 2023

Thabo Bester escape: did Nandipha Magudumana collect the same body from the same morgue twice?

Mystery deepens, inconsistencies accumulate, as police fail to answer questions

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News | 26 April 2023

Thabo Bester escape: Many unanswered questions about the death of Katlego Bereng

“We need to know how our son ended up dead and burnt in jail” says Bereng’s grandmother

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News | 25 April 2023

Thabo Bester saga: Police fail to collect evidence of Magudumana’s Bloem trips

Nandipha Magudumana used Bester’s alias to stay in luxury accommodation in Bloemfontein and Ballito in the weeks before he escaped

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News | 16 April 2023

Thabo Bester escape: ministers and officials scramble to answer MPs’ questions

“I did everything I was supposed to do” says Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola

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Parliament | 14 April 2023

Thabo Bester and Nandipha Magudumana back in South Africa - and behind bars

Magudumana charged with murder and violation of bodies

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Brief | 13 April 2023