Man due in court for allegedly beating daughter to death

2015-06-29 05:35

A Hanover Park man is expected to appear in the Athlone Magistrate's Court in Cape Town for allegedly beating his 2-year-old daughter to death.

Chinese who buy children to be prosecuted - report

2015-06-25 16:04

Buyers of abducted children in China will face criminal punishment under proposed laws that would remove an exemption from prosecution, reports say, as authorities clamp down on the flourishing child trafficking industry.

KZN police hunt for Cato Manor serial child rapist

2015-06-25 10:05

Durban police are searching for a man they believe to be a serial rapist who allegedly raped four children after promising to pay them R1.

Man on the run after daughter, 2, beaten to death

2015-06-24 11:49

Western Cape police are on the hunt for a man wanted in connection with the death of his 2-year-old daughter, who was so badly beaten she had bruises over most of her body.

Police officer exposed genitals to stepdaughter - court hears

2015-06-23 20:06

A police officer accused of sexually molesting and raping his ex-wife's daughter while they were married also had an incestuous child with his cousin, the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge heard on Tuesday.

US arrests 1 140 on child sexual predation charges

2015-06-23 11:55

The US has arrested 1 140 people on charges of sexually preying on children as part of a nationwide sweep to protect children, the US justice department says.

Ivory Coast frees 48 child slaves, arrests traffickers

2015-06-23 10:50

Police in Ivory Coast have freed 48 child slaves in raids on plantations in the country’s Western cocoa belt and arrested 22 people accused of trafficking or exploiting children, Interpol says.

Zim prosecutor general 'a danger to our girls'

2015-06-19 15:22

Zimbabweans have taken to Twitter to express their disgust after the country’s prosecutor general seemed to suggest that girls as young as 12 should be allowed to have sex and get married.

July trial for parents who 'forced daughter to have sex'

2015-06-18 15:13

The trial of a Free State couple accused of a brutal sexual assault on their daughter will start in July in the Bloemfontein Regional Court.

‘Creep’ arrested for flashing

2015-06-17 09:54

A Pietermaritzburg man has been arrested after he allegedly indecently exposed himself to a Grade 6 pupil last week.


‘Home of horror’ for kids

2015-06-28 15:00

“Pack your backpack. Let’s get out of here.” With those words, an 8-year-old boy rescued his 5-year-old sister from the home where their drug-addicted parents allegedly abused them.

French woman goes on trial for deaths of 8 of her babies

2015-06-25 12:21

A French woman is on trial accused of suffocating eight of her newborns, after she told investigators that she had feared they were children of a long, incestuous relationship with her father.

UK finds 300 child sex abuse suspects

2015-06-24 21:58

Roughly 300 possible suspects have been identified in an investigation into large-scale child sex abuse in a northern English city.

New child sex abuse claims in CAR

2015-06-23 23:13

A UN peacekeeping contingent serving in the Central African Republic is suspected of sexually abusing street children in Bangui, a UN spokesman says.

8 years for baby dumper

2015-06-23 12:18

A woman showed no emotion as she was sentenced her to eight years’ imprisonment for the attempted murder of her newborn baby.

UN panel to review CAR child sex abuse claims

2015-06-23 11:55

A former Supreme Court justice of Canada will lead a review of how the UN handled allegations that French and African troops sexually abused children in the Central African Republic, the United Nations says.

Team bringing 'abducted' SA kids back from Malawi

2015-06-21 16:58

A specialist team of Interpol and social development officials will set off to bring back two youths who were allegedly abducted and trafficked to Malawi.

Hewitt loses bid to appeal conviction

2015-06-19 11:39

The High Court in Pretoria has dismissed convicted rapist Bob Hewitt's application for leave to appeal his conviction, but has granted him leave to appeal his effective six-year sentence.

Teacher to mom: Your son is a sissy

2015-06-17 11:14

A video showing a boy allegedly being bullied by a fellow pupil at a Vereeniging school is not the first such incident at the school. One woman says she was ignored by a former teacher when she spoke out about her son’s bullying.

Australian pleads not guilty to child rape in Philippines

2015-06-16 13:59

An Australian man accused of raping and trafficking two girls in the Philippines pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, court officials said.

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