Australian gets 15 years prison for abusing girls in Bali

2016-10-25 19:52

An Indonesian court has sentenced an old Australian man to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing 11 girls on the tourist island of Bali.

Alcohol abuse behind baby's death, says judge

2016-10-13 22:58

A Western Cape judge has decided that alcohol abuse played a critical role in the death of a one-month-old baby born to a teenager.

SA teen dies in Mauritius after slap

2016-10-07 14:56

A South African teen has died in Mauritius, allegedly after she was slapped.

Paedophile to face extradition proceedings

2016-10-04 05:58

A paedophile facing charges of sexual offences against children in Australia is expected to appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court.

Extradition application for Australian paedophile to be heard next month

2016-09-27 12:50

An Australian man convicted of sexually abusing eight Cape Town children will appear in court next month after Interpol arrested him in a local prison for evading trial in Australia.

Top Africa stories: Malawi, Mugabe, Nigeria

2016-09-23 21:04

Malawi authorities torch several initiation camps, Nigeria hunts down at least 700 000 firms that have never paid taxes and Zanu-PF plans 'thank you rally' for Mugabe.

Grand jury investigating NY foster care system

2016-09-23 09:25

A prosecutor says a special grand jury has been appointed to investigate New York's foster care system after the arrests of a man on sex abuse charges.

Alleged baby killer cuts resolute figure in the dock

2016-09-16 11:49

A man accused of killing a 7-month-old baby by flinging her against walls and the ceiling and then jumping on her, is to remain in custody for another month.

Mom says she solicited men to sexually assault daughter, 10

2016-09-15 12:22

The mother of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl who was found dead and dismembered has told police she looked for men online and at work to sexually assault her daughter.

Shock as Ceres baby dies after being thrown on the ground

2016-09-08 19:02

The death of a 6-month old baby has shocked the tight-knit community of Ceres, which has pleaded with the Western Cape Department of Social Development to help the desperately poor family.


Alleged Cape Town paedophile to be deported to US

2016-10-20 06:14

A man who allegedly exchanged sexually explicit images and videos of children online will be deported to the USA to stand trial.

Cop accused of raping girl at police station granted bail

2016-10-10 20:00

A Montagu police officer accused of raping a minor at the local police station has been granted bail of R3 000.

NY archdiocese offers compensation programme for abuse victims

2016-10-06 20:35

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York has announced a compensation programme for sex abuse victims as advocates press state lawmakers to make it easier to sue abusers.

Why is Thor wearing nail polish?

2016-09-28 16:54

Marvel's Norse god is to don the varnish for the entire month of October, but the reason behind it is exceptionally profound.

Australian man, 76, due in SA court for sexual offences against children

2016-09-27 05:44

An Australian man who was arrested in Pollsmoor prison at the request of Australian authorities will appear in court on October 4.

Police in Malawi torch 'sex-training' initiation shacks

2016-09-23 10:25

Police in eastern Malawi have torched several initiation camps which were allegedly teaching children sexual skills instead of offering them “sound advice”.

Two sets of Bloemfontein parents in court on rape charges

2016-09-19 18:50

Two horrifying stories of neglect and rape have been detailed on charge sheets against two sets of parents living on small holdings outside Bloemfontein.

Man accused of killing girlfriend's baby appears in court

2016-09-15 12:40

The man accused of murdering his girlfriend's baby girl has appeared in the Bellville Magistrate's Court, for his case to be postponed for a bail application.

I am sorry I tried to kill my son, mother tells court

2016-09-15 11:39

A woman who gave her ten-year-old son a heroin-filled syringe to inject himself so they could “meet up again in heaven” has asked the court for mercy.

Newborn baby girl found dead in Free State town

2016-09-05 17:32

A newborn baby girl has been found dead in a bundle of plastic bags in a veld in Ficksburg.

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