South Africa

Rohde murder trial: Expert under fire over 'battered woman syndrome' comment

2017-10-18 20:18

The government pathologist who suggested that Susan Rohde may have been a victim of 'battered woman syndrome' has come in for a severe tongue lashing in the Western Cape High Court.

South Africa

Sexual assault is too much for my 7-year-old, weeps Soweto mom

2017-10-18 19:32

The mother of a Grade 2 pupil who is among the 87 girls who were allegedly sexually assaulted by a school guard has been left shattered by the pain and trauma her little girl has suffered.


EL game: Now Proteas to unleash teen

2017-10-18 21:25

The scene has been set for teenager Wiaan Mulder to make his debut in a low-pressure final ODI for SA in East London, writes Rob Houwing

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Life Esidimeni MD: 'Doctors failed to speak out'

2017-10-18 19:19

Relatives of Life Esidimeni patients have sobbed as they heard how the former managing director begged the Gauteng health department for information about where the patients were going.

South Africa

Not enough to prove another person in Van Breda home - State

2017-10-18 18:46

There is not enough evidence to prove that foreign peaks found in DNA samples from the Van Breda family murder scene could point to another person being in the luxury home at the time of the axings, the State has argued.

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