University of Venda

Type: Organization
Name: University of Venda
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Thought you were safe on campus? Think again!

Safety on campus is once again in the spotlight after the arrest of a University of Venda student on suspicion of multiple murders. We tend to forget that campuses can still be a hotspot for crimes and that we need to keep alert at all times, as annoying ... [Published Student Village - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Serial killer?

Is he the Univen serial killer? Ndivhuho Ntsieni (24) from Thohoyandou Golgotha briefly appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court on Thursday in connection with several murders that had taken place in the area surrounding Thohoyandou and the University ... [Published Zoutnet - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

“We feel our community is not safe”

The recent discovery of the body of a 49-year-old woman on the campus of the University of Venda is sending shockwaves throughout the campus and the community.Both the provincial police spokesperson, Brig Hangwani Mulaudzi, and Univen spokesperson, Takalani ... [Published Zoutnet - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Arrest prompts calls for calm from premier

LIMPOPO Premier Stan Mathabatha has pleaded with University of Venda students and residents of Thohoyandou to show restraint after the arrest of a suspected serial killer.Godfrey Ntsieni, 24, was formally charged with four counts of murder, one of attempted ... [Published Security.co.za - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Serial killer suspect ‘a nice guy’

THE suspected University of Venda serial killer and alleged rapist was very protective of women and even warned those he shared a rented house with never to go out at night “as people were getting killed” in Thohoyandou, Limpopo.The BSc student is facing ... [Published Herald Live - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Serial killer accused denied bail

Montsho MatlalaA 24-year-old man accused of being a serial killer was denied bail by the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court in Limpopo yesterday.Godfrey Ntsieni, a final-year student at the University of Venda, was not asked to plead and the case was postponed ... [Published The New Age Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

SAPA - COURT-THOHOYANDOU.

COURT-THOHOYANDOU.Contributed by NAMPA / SAPA.SUSPECTED UNIVERSITY SERIAL KILLER IN COURTA university student linked to four murders, a rape and an assault in and around the University of Venda appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court on Thursday, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Victims hairpin helps nab ‘serial killer’

Johannesburg - A hairpin that belonged to the murdered Livhuwani Mbodi was among items of evidence that helped to nail a suspected serial killer who prowled the University of Venda.Another item that police found when they arrested the 24-year-old suspect ... [Published South Africa Star - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Venda University student to appear in court for murder

A 24-year-old suspected serial killer is expected to appear in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court in Limpopo on Thursday.The University of Venda student was arrested on Tuesday evening on the campus. He has been linked to four murders and one case of ... [Published SABC - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Student arrested for triple murder at University of Venda

Students at the University of Venda say they are relieved that a suspect has been arrested in connection with murder and attempted murder investigations.A 24-year-old student was arrested in Thohoyandou on Tuesday in connection with the cases. The incidents ... [Published SABC - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

Fears of a campus serial killer in Limpopo

Students at the University of Venda in Thohoyandou, in Limpopo say they live in fear of a suspected serial killer roaming the campus and the surrounding communities.Seven people have been killed on campus and the nearby Golgotha township since the beginning ... [Published SABC - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Is there a killer on varsity campus?

Police are investigating the possibility of a serial killer at the University of Venda after the murders of four women this year.Female staff and students at the University of Venda are living in fear after the brutal murders and rapes of four women on, ... [Published All4Women - Jul 22 2014]

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Local religious leader, Dean Alunamutwe Randitsheni said that "the suspect should rot in jail. We have had enough of heinous crimes in our community and we commend the police for swiftly arresting the suspect. Our community was no longer safe and with the arrest we can now breath freely" he said after the postponement
...and Univen spokesperson, Takalani Dzaga, confirmed that Ms Brenda Ndovhe’s body was found in the furrow next a laboratory at about 06:00 on Friday. "She was found by other employees when they came to report for work. She had open wounds on her head, possibly inflicted by a bloodstained pair of scissors that was found next to her. She might have been raped as her clothes were found placed next to her" said Mulaudzi
"They do not have bloodshot eyes or foam at the mouth. They are often highly sociable, easily blending into society, holding down steady jobs, with girlfriends and wives."
"This gruesome discovery was made while the students of the University of Venda were still reeling from shock after the body of Livhuwani Mbodi, a 22-year-old student at the university, was found inside the institution’s premises in March this year" said Masemola

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Thought you were safe on campus? Think again! [Published Student Village - Jul 28 2014]
Serial killer? [Published Zoutnet - Jul 26 2014]
U.Va. Darden School MBA Project Creates New Soc... [Published Newswise - Jul 25 2014]
“We feel our community is not safe” [Published Zoutnet - Jul 25 2014]
Arrest prompts calls for calm from premier [Published Security.co.za - Jul 25 2014]
Serial killer suspect ‘a nice guy’ [Published Herald Live - Jul 25 2014]
Student up for 4 killings and 5 rapes [Published Dailysun.co.za - Jul 25 2014]
Serial killer accused denied bail [Published The New Age Online - Jul 25 2014]
Take care, said 'campus killer' [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 24 2014]
Suspected 'serial killer' denied bail [Published The New Age Online - Jul 24 2014]
SAPA - COURT-THOHOYANDOU. [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 24 2014]
Chaotic day in court for 'campus killer' suspect [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 24 2014]
Victims hairpin helps nab ‘serial killer’ [Published South Africa Star - Jul 24 2014]
Venda University student to appear in court for... [Published SABC - Jul 24 2014]
Serial murder suspect caught [Published The New Age Online - Jul 23 2014]
Campus serial killer being investigated [Published Student Village - Jul 23 2014]
Univen student believed to be Thohoyandou seria... [Published SAnews.gov.za - Jul 23 2014]
Student arrested for triple murder at Universit... [Published SABC - Jul 23 2014]
Fears of a campus serial killer in Limpopo [Published SABC - Jul 22 2014]
Are Limpopo Students Being Terrorised By A Seri... [Published Radio Wave - Jul 22 2014]
Today’s top stories [Published Destiny Man - Jul 22 2014]
Is there a killer on varsity campus? [Published All4Women - Jul 22 2014]
Fears of campus serial killer [Published News24 - Jul 22 2014]
Prestigious award for UFS researcher [Published Express - Jul 17 2014]
Death knell for e-toll prosecutions? [Published The New Age Online - Jul 15 2014]
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Advisory panel to assess e-tolls in Gauteng [Published BDlive - Jul 11 2014]
Makhura orders task team probe into e-tolls [Published The New Age Online - Jul 11 2014]
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