Back to the headlines
I thought I would start by highlighting the weekend headlines – that Clive Derby-Lewis, convicted for the 1993 killing of prominent anti-apartheid activist and Communist Party leader Chris Hani, may receive parole by year-end.
As recently posted, reports of a possible parole approval were previously dismissed by Correctional Services Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula.
Weekend papers, however, suggest that according to “sources close to Derby-Lewis”, “the Pretoria Prison parole board has recommended for a second time that he be freed”. (Full article here)
Reports of the release of Derby-Lewis have been denied by Correctional Services so far (read more here)… more news to follow!