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Dewani accused on trial

The man accused of firing the gun that killed honeymooner Anni Dewani has pleaded not guilty at a South African court. A judge said Xolile Mngeni was fit enough to stand trial despite suffering a malignant brain tumour.

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Man pleads guilty to Anni Dewani honeymoon murder

South African media is reporting that a Western Cape man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and killing British honeymooner Anni Dewani.

Mziwamadoda Qwabe pleaded guilty to kidnapping, robbery with aggravating circumstances, murder, and illegal possession of firearm, iafrica.com reports.

His lawyer Daniel Theunissen said a plea agreement had been reached and had been signed.

Last week, a British court heard that Anni's husband Shrien needed a year to recover from depression before facing extradition proceedings.

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