Morning News Headlines

Former Judge Chris Nicholson says he stands by his controversial decision to set aside the NPA’s decision to prosecute president Jacob Zuma for corruption and racketeering. The decision is said to have paved the way for Zuma to become president of the country. – news24

A 21-year old pupil has been arrested and charged after stabbing a female learner more than 14 times in full view of the school in Harankopane Village on Monday. – news24

MTN was dealt a mighty blow by the law yesterday when the Johannesburg Labor Court made a ruling in favor of Vodacom after MTN tried poaching an executive from Vodacom. – IOL

The Worcester Warriors have thanked the South African Rugby Union for allowing Springbok sevens scrum-half Franscois Hougaard to join them on a short term contract. – sports24

Rapper/producer Pharrell Williams won the Best Rap song award at the Grammys this morning. – Just Jared

Taylor Swift took the top prize at the Grammys this morning by winning Album of the Year for her LP 1989. – IOL