SLEUTELWOORD ARGIEWE: Western Cape


Staat trek saak teen Johnny Burger terug

KAAPSTAD – Die staat het Vrydag die klag teen wyle Johnny Burger teruggetrek terwyl Wilhelm (Dozi) Treurnicht, mede-beskuldigde in ‘n saak van aanranding op ‘n minderjarige in 2008, in die landdroshof op Asthon verskyn het. Die 62-jarige Burger, eienaar van die plaas Rietvlei, het op 3 September sy eie lewe geneem. Hy en Treurnicht het […]

Carina Papenfus under scrutiny

CAPE TOWN – The case of the brutal assault on Flippie Engelbrecht is back in court tomorrow and it’s becoming clouded in controversy. One of the accused committed suicide when the case took its toll. But Engelbrecht’s version of events, that allegedly left him a blind amputee have been questioned. And now the credibility of […]

Noreen (84) dies after brutal attack

HERMANUS – The 84-year-old woman who was brutally attacked and robbed in her home in Westcliff last Tuesday morning, died in hospital on Friday as a result of her injuries. Noreen Bryant van der Walt (84) was at home with her husband Bernardus Rijcks (85), who is bedridden, when a suspect walked into their home […]

ANC leader joins fray over Flippie

CAPE TOWN – ANC provincial chairman Marius Fransman has accused “certain racist lobby groups” of using the media to discredit the organisation that has helped 18-year-old double amputee Flippie Engelbrecht with mechanical hands and his two court cases. He said on Sunday that these groups were trying to “dig dirt on” The Freedom Trust and […]

Carina Papenfus gesekwestreer

ROBERTSON – Carina Papenfus, die menseregte-aktivis en dryfveer agter die Flippie Engelbrecht-saak, was voorheen ’n miljoenêr-eiendomsontwikkelaar en prokureur voordat sy gesekwestreer is en van die prokureursrol geskrap is. Papenfus, wat deesdae in Hermanus woon, het tot 2007 in Johannesburg as prokureur gepraktiseer. Sy en haar man, Hendrik, was ook by ’n eiendomsontwikkelings van miljoene rande […]

Questions surround Flippie’s assault

CAPE TOWN – Documents in the possession of the Cape Times raise questions about the sequence of events that left 18-year-old Flippie Engelbrecht blind, and his subsequent injuries after an alleged assault by a farmer and farm manager. Carina Papenfus, the secretary of The Freedom Trust, a farmworkers’ rights NGO, has been advising the family […]

Rietvallei Wines Owner Kills Himself Following Negative Social Media Campaign

Rietvallei’s ‘John B‘ wines have been stocked in Pick ‘n Pay and our sources have confirmed that Johnny Burger was concerned that the negative social media press would lead to his wines being pulled from Pick ‘n Pay shelves. Flippie’s biggest supporter, and most vocal Johnny Burger detractor, was leading something of a crusade on […]




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