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Protestors threaten citizen’s arrest if police fail to nab Namhla’s murderer

Angry protestors have threatened to unleash citizen’s arrest if the police fail to bring to book the man accused of killing Namhla Mtwa. It was...

UCT vice-chancellor withdraws ‘insensitive’ comment over rape allegations

University of Cape Town (UCT) vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has apologised for questioning a student who complained that she was raped on campus. Last week, social...

ANC joins march to seek justice for murdered Namhla Mtwa

The ANC has joined a solidarity march in Mthatha to seek justice for Namhla "Hlehle" Mtwa as the party intensifies its campaign against gender-based...

EFF demands justice for slain Namhla Mtwa

EFF deputy secretary-general Poppy Mailola will lead the organisation's march in Mthatha on Wednesday to demand justice for Namhla “Hlehle” Mtwa. In a statement on...

Six-year-old Bontle Mashiyane’s alleged killers abandon bail

Three suspects implicated in the rape, murder, and kidnapping of little Bontle Mashiyane chose not to apply for bail when they appeared at the...

Striker’s ex-wife claims he broke her arm, scalded son

SuperSport United striker Kudakwashe Mahachi is facing possible criminal investigation for gender-based violence (GBV) after he allegedly assaulted and broke the hand of his...

Six-year-old Bontle Mashiyane’s alleged killers to appear in court

Three suspects implicated in the brutal killing of six-year-old Bontle Mashiyane will appear at the Kabokweni magistrate’s court in Mpumalanga on Monday. Two neighbours and...

Stellenbosch University rape accused granted R1 000 bail

The rape accused male student from Stellenbosch University was on Thursday granted R1 000 bail. His case was postponed to June 29 for further...

Alleged rapist at Stellenbosch University arrested

Following the racist incident that  gripped the University of Stellenbosch (SU) this week, it came to light that a rape also took place at...

Justice for 11-year-old who got paid R8 to watch porn and...

An 11-year-old girl was paid R8 to watch porn by her uncle before he raped her in September 2018. On Monday this week, the 35-year-old...

‘Murderer’ of Tazne van Wyk pleads not guilty to 2020 gruesome...

Moehydien Pangaker, accused of the 2020 rape and murder of eight-year-old Tazne van Wyk, on Wednesday pleaded not guilty at the Western Cape High...

Notorious fugitive nabbed after gruesome murder of young woman

A fugitive who has been on the run for two months after he murdered a young woman in full view of patrons is in...

Jealous 30-year-old Free State man kills ex-girlfriend and her son

Gender-based violence is another pandemic that is affecting South Africans, especially women and children. This after a 30-year-old man was arrested following the murder of...

University of Limpopo ramps up efforts to address GBV cases

The University of Limpopo is creating space for the victims of gender-based violence (GBV) with the launch of the university's gender desk on Wednesday. The...

EFF in Limpopo wants ‘abductor cop’ brought to book

The EFF in Limpopo is determined to bring to book a cop suspect who allegedly kidnapped a member of the red berets early this...

Chief whip’s office suspends Lukhele for involvement in Gardee’s murder

The ANC chief whip’s office in Mpumalanga on Thursday suspended Philemon Lukhele without pay, stating that the office stands for the protection of women,...

Young girls ‘forced to smoke dagga and raped’

A devastated Free State mother wants justice for her child who is believed to have been forced to smoke dagga and raped by a...

Man who raped 12 year old looking for water, jailed for...

The Regional Court in Mahwelereng has, on Tuesday, sentenced a 43-year-old man to life imprisonment for raping a 12-year-old girl in 2019. Both the Victim...

ANC’s Jacob Khawe placed on leave after allegations of assaulting his...

Jacob Khawe, who is the provincial secretary of ANC in Gauteng, was placed on special leave on Tuesday. This after Sunday World reported on Sunday that...

Argument turns deadly as man guns down wife’s family

What started as an argument between a married couple ended in a bloodbath in Mzinoni, Mpumalanga at the weekend when the husband allegedly shot...

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