South Africa: A country where women and children end up as grim stats

2017-05-22 16:07

A shocking number of women and children have been killed in South Africa recently - many of them at the hands of their boyfriends or men they knew. Here are the names of some of these women and children.

EDITORIAL: Who will lead us to recovery?

2017-05-21 06:06

Continuing a tradition that stretches back to the darkest days of apartheid, the country’s clergy this week stood up for good and put themselves on the front line in the battle against corruption and state capture.

Materialistic children blind to signs of abuse - Dlamini

2017-05-19 22:47

South Africa’s materialistic children are unable to see when they are being abused, Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has said at the funeral of Karabo Mokoena.

'Men who are not trash must stand up!' - Dlamini at Karabo's funeral

Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini called on everyone to stand up against abuse. Watch

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The funeral service of Karabo Mokoena, who was allegedly murdered by her ex-boyfriend, has been held at the Diepkloof hall in Soweto, Johannesburg.

The funeral service of Karabo Mokoena, who was allegedly murdered by her ex-boyfriend, has been held at the Diepkloof hall in Soweto, Johannesburg.

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She loved that man - Karabo Mokoena's friend

2017-05-18 19:57

Steph Leong, friend of the slain Karabo Mokoena, has described her affection for the man now accused of killing her.

Your say on gender-based violence: 'I don't think we're safe'

The gruesome death of Karabo Mokoena sparked national outrage. Reflecting on violence against women in South Africa, #MenAreTrash trended on social media. Here's what some women said about their safety in SA.

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Karabo wanted to leave 'God fearing man'

2017-05-14 10:28

Murdered 22-year-old Karabo Mokoena had tried desperately to escape her alleged abusive relationship.

Case against Karabo Mokoena's alleged killer postponed

2017-05-12 14:25

The case against a man who allegedly killed and burnt his ex-girlfriend Karabo Mokoena has been postponed in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.

Celebs pay tribute to Karabo Mokoena

2017-05-11 19:00

Many local stars have shared tributes to Karabo, including muso Babes Wodumo and TV personality Boity Thulo.

'Karabo was passionate about women's rights' - family pays tribute to slain Mokoena

The funeral service of Karabo Mokoena, who was allegedly murdered by her ex-boyfriend, has been held at the Diepkloof hall in Soweto. She was then buried at Westpark Cemetery. Watch.

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The war on women

2017-05-21 00:00

The killing of Karabo Mokoena has highlighted the brutality of how women are killed by those who are supposed to love them. Social media was abuzz with #MenAreTrash.

'You have left a huge hole in my heart' - Karabo's sister says goodbye

2017-05-19 14:04

In a touching tribute to her little sister, an inconsolable Bontle Mokoena wept while she read out a heart-wrenching letter at the funeral of Karabo Mokoena in the Diepkloof Hall in Soweto.

'Men, this must come to an end' - Bathabile Dlamini at Karabo Mokoena's funeral

2017-05-19 11:06

ANC Women’s League president Bathabile Dlamini says the death of Karabo Mokoena must be seen as a lesson, and that the killing of women must come to an end.

Slain Karabo Mokoena to be laid to rest

2017-05-19 04:53

The funeral of Karabo Mokoena, who was allegedly killed by her ex-boyfriend is expected to take place at the West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg.

Karabo memorial: ‘When are men going to take their position in society?’

2017-05-17 22:28

The lack of male voices around the topic of women and child abuse, as well as femicide, has taken the spotlight at Karabo Mokoena’s memorial in Diepkloof, Soweto.

ANCWL visits Karabo Mokoena's family

2017-05-16 11:15

Grief and sorrow filled the air in the warm Mokoena household as the ANC Women's League (ANCWL), led by President Bathabile Dlamini, visited the home of Karabo Mokoena in Diepkloof, Soweto, singing church and struggle songs.

Why we are saying men are trash

2017-05-14 06:48

The late Karabo Mokoena’s beautiful smile has sparkled across my timeline for more than a week. Her friends and family have been pleading for help finding her since her disappearance on April 28, writes Rhodé Marshall.

Karabo Mokoena's mother weeps as she arrives in court to face daughter's alleged killer

2017-05-12 12:17

The mother of Karabo Mokoena wept as she arrived in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court to face the man accused of brutally killing her daughter.

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