'Perturbed and angry' Makhura appoints team to tackle school sex assault

2017-10-19 19:39

Gauteng Premier David Makhura has appointed a committee to improve school safety in the wake of sexual assaults claims at schools.

Soweto school guard accused of sexual assault hears girls are traumatised

2017-10-18 14:35

A security guard who allegedly sexually assaulted at least 87 school girls at a Soweto primary school has heard that the case is set to move slowly as some of the victims were really traumatised.

Limpopo teacher arrested for allegedly raping 14-year-old pupil

2017-10-16 10:18

A 51-year-old teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old pupil in a village near Tzaneen, according to Limpopo police.

Soweto school guard accused of sexual assault 'seemed like an angel'

2017-10-15 06:00

The earliest complaint against the man known as 'Mkhulu' to his alleged victims was made in February, reports Msindisi Fengu, but the principal of Soweto's AB Xuma Primary told children not to tell their parents because she was 'still investigating'.

Lesufi lost for words over alleged sexual assault of 54 pupils

2017-10-11 21:41

An emotional Panyaza Lesufi, Gauteng education MEC, has struggled to articulate his regret over the alleged sexual assault of 54 pupils by a Soweto scholar patroller.

Guard arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting 54 primary school girls

2017-10-11 10:23

A security guard from a Soweto primary school is expected to appear in court for allegedly sexually assaulting up to 54 girls at the school, the Gauteng Education Department says.

Pope denounces porn and corruption of kids' minds

2017-10-06 21:01

Pope Francis has denounced the proliferation of pornography on the internet and demanded better protections for children online.

Bail extended for child rapist ahead of sentencing

2017-10-05 16:33

Former model boss Dawie de Villiers' bail has been extended for a week after the judge in the matter could not hear his case due to another urgent matter.

Convicted paedophile liable for extradition to Australia, Cape Town court rules

2017-10-04 18:34

Convicted paedophile Anthony Peter Freedendal is liable for extradition to Australia to face child sex charges, the Wynberg Magistrate's Court has ruled.

Australian paedophile guilty of abusing 8 children back in court for extradition ruling

2017-10-04 05:14

A ruling is expected in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on whether a man who has been found guilty of sexually abusing eight children in Cape Town should be extradited to Australia.


State reopens 'Springs house of horrors' case

2017-10-18 15:53

The North Gauteng High Court is to hear a psychologist's testimony on Stockholm Syndrome - believed to be a condition one of the accused suffered from.

CPF member arrested after allegedly raping pupil at matric dance

2017-10-16 19:28

A community policing forum member who was stationed at Mamelodi secondary school has been arrested following the alleged rape of a pupil at the school's matric dance.

Another school to be probed for alleged sexual assault - MEC

2017-10-15 12:54

A Mamelodi school is set to be investigated for the alleged rape of a student, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has announced.

More allegations of sexual assault against Soweto school guard

2017-10-13 21:58

The number of pupils allegedly sexually assaulted by a school security guard in Soweto has increased to 87, says the Gauteng department of education.

Security guard appears in court for alleged sexual assault of 54 schoolgirls

2017-10-11 14:03

A security guard accused of sexually assaulting up to 54 girls at a Soweto primary school where he worked, has appeared briefly in the Protea North Magistrate's Court.

Dad of boy, 4, who died after very hot bath jailed for 7 years

2017-10-11 05:18

The father of a 4-year-old Ohio boy who died after his stepmother put him in a scalding bath has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

Sex offences: Cardinal jeered at Australia court

2017-10-06 09:10

Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic official to face sex offence charges, has been jeered by protesters as he made a court appearance in his native Australia.

Limpopo man in court for allegedly beating nephew to death with electric cable

2017-10-05 12:03

A man is set to appear in the Giyani Magistrate’s Court after he allegedly beat his nephew to death with an electric cable, Limpopo police have said.

Vatican urges online security for kids amid porn scandal

2017-10-04 10:56

The Vatican secretary of state has urged urged law enforcement agencies, governments and social media sites to take responsibility to protect children from online sexual abuse.

McBride wants speedy trial in alleged assault case involving daughter

2017-10-02 12:01

IPID head Robert McBride has asked the Pretoria Magistrate's Court that the investigation against him relating to the alleged assault of his daughter be finalised with no further postponements.

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