Man jailed for life for raping daughter

2015-01-30 21:00

A man has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court for raping his daughter.

Autistic boy abused by therapist

2015-01-30 08:20

Suspicious mom captures horrifying footage of therapist abusing her helpless son.

Therapist caught on camera abusing boy with autism

2015-01-29 10:55

Suspicious mom captures horrifying footage of therapist abusing her helpless son.

Rape-accused jumps out of dock after acquittal

2015-01-28 22:55

A man accused of raping a 13-year-old girl jumped out of the court dock when the magistrate ruled that he was not guilty.

Man accused of keeping underaged sex slaves

2015-01-23 22:32

The trial of a Mozambican man accused of having sex with two girls could not begin in the Boschfontein Regional Court, Mpumalanga, because the prosecutor was not available.

Man gets life for raping 8-year-old girl

2015-01-20 17:42

An Mpumalanga man, who raped an 8-year-old girl while caring for her blind father, has been sentenced to life behind bars by the Tonga Regional Court.

Baby L's abuser sentenced to 10 years

2015-01-20 13:10

A Pretoria North businessman who abused his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter to such an extent that she is now in a vegetative state has been sentenced to 10 years' imprisonment.

Indian man arrested for trying to bury daughter alive

2015-01-17 16:30

Indian police have arrested a man for allegedly trying to bury alive his 9-year-old daughter in the northeastern state of Tripura, police say.

Baby L's mom acquitted, boyfriend convicted

2015-01-16 14:50

A Pretoria North mother has been acquitted by the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria of attempting to murder and abuse her 2-year-old daughter, while her boyfriend was convicted of child abuse.

Pair in court for kidnapping, murdering boy, 5

2015-01-10 14:06

A man and a youth have appeared in court in connection with the kidnap and murder of a 5-year-old boy whose decomposed body was found with his private parts missing, North West police say.

Psychological report delays highway toddler case

2015-01-07 14:24

The sentencing of Nyeleti Sithole, who left her toddler son on the side of the N1 freeway, has once again been postponed in the Vereeninging Magistrate's Court.

Domestic worker in court for alleged child abuse

2015-01-05 14:15

A Welkom domestic worker has been arrested after she was caught on video allegedly beating her employers' 7-month-old baby boy, it has been reported.

Prince Andrew sex slave stands by story

2015-01-03 20:14

The woman who has alleged in a US court filing she was forced to have sex with Britain's Prince Andrew is standing by her story.

Man appears for allegedly raping 5-year-old niece

2014-12-29 22:28

An 18-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping his 5-year-old niece has appeared in the Protea Magistrate's Court.

Teen arrested for alleged rape of niece, 5

2014-12-28 14:12

An 18-year-old man has been arrested after has was allegedly caught in the act of raping his 5-year-old niece, Soweto police say.

Indonesia jails cleaner over school sex abuse

2014-12-22 12:33

An Indonesian cleaner has been jailed for seven years over the sexual abuse of a young boy at one of the country’s most prestigious international schools.

Catholic church admits celibacy may lead to child sex abuse

2014-12-12 13:28

The Catholic Church in Australia has claimed the vow of celibacy could in fact lead clergy to commit child sex abuse.

Zim children found on minibus in Botswana

2014-12-09 20:13

Botswana police are investigating an incident in which 13 children without travel documents have been found on a minibus in the country.

Wandering toddler's mom in court

2014-12-08 21:56

A teenager convicted of attempted murder and child abandonment after her 16-month-old son was found wandering along the N1 has appeared in the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court.

US man gets 110 years in boy's death, girl's rape

2014-12-05 07:48

A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 110 years in prison in the rape of a girl and the stabbing death of her 6-year-old brother who had come to her defence.

Ukuthwala must be stopped - survivor

2014-12-04 14:05

The practice of ukuthwala needs to stop, a woman who was abducted, forced into marriage and raped, has said in Johannesburg.

Co-accused: Asked to take blame for Buys death

2014-12-03 14:37

Michael Erasmus, co-accused of killing a 15-year-old boy at a military-style camp, says he was asked to take the blame for the abuse at the camp.

Mother of child found on N1 in court

2014-12-02 20:18

A teenager convicted of attempted murder and child abandonment after her 16-month-old child was found wandering along the N1 has appeared in the Vereeniging Magistrate's Court.

Child sex case postponed over ill magistrate

2014-12-02 13:15

The trial of a Durban doctor accused of running a brothel with young girls has been postponed because the magistrate who is presiding over the case is ill.

Buys tied to bed with chain, court hears

2014-12-02 07:10

The trial of the owner of military-style camp accused of killing a 15-year-old boy is expected to continue in the Vereeniging Regional Court.


Sentence reduced for child rapist

2015-01-30 19:02

A man convicted of raping a 3-year-old child had his sentence reduced by the KwaZulu-Natal High Court in Pietermaritzburg because he was not warned that he faced a life sentence.

Saudi airman gets 35 years for raping boy in Las Vegas

2015-01-29 11:09

A Saudi air force sergeant convicted in the rape of a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas casino hotel has been sentenced to 35 years to life in prison for the crime.

Therapist caught on camera abusing boy with autism

2015-01-29 10:55

Suspicious mom captures horrifying footage of therapist abusing her helpless son.

Man faces charges over child sex abuse

2015-01-24 07:34

A US grand jury has issued new charges against a US man, 20, over allegedly sexually abusing children at a Kenya orphanage.

Gary Glitter on trial for child sex abuse

2015-01-20 18:37

One-time British glam rocker Gary Glitter has gone on trial on charges he sexually abused three underage female fans in the 1970s and 1980s

Man deserved life for abusing Baby L - group

2015-01-20 16:10

A Pretoria North businessman sentenced to 10 years for abusing his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter deserved a life sentence, says an activist group opposed to child abuse.

Businessman to be sentenced for abusing toddler

2015-01-19 15:43

A Pretoria North businessman who abused his girlfriend's 2-year-old daughter, leaving her in a vegetative state, is set to be sentenced in the North Gauteng High Court.

Canadian held in Nepal on child sex charge

2015-01-17 13:21

A Canadian tourist with records of several previous child sex offenses has been arrested in Nepal on charges that he lured a 9-year-old boy to his hotel room and had sex with him, a police official says.

Outrage as children imitate dog fighting

2015-01-12 09:10

Children are being forced to imitate real dog fights, with bets placed on which child would cause the most injuries through biting and scratching, according to a report.

Ex-Randburg priest accused of sexually abusing godson

2015-01-08 10:03

Alleged paedophile and former Randburg priest Georg Kerkhoff has been accused in German court papers of abusing his 11-year-old godson, according to a report.

Teen appears for alleged rape of 5-year-old niece

2015-01-05 21:11

The case against an 18-year-old man accused of raping his 5-year-old niece has been postponed.

Royal family denies Andrew ‘sex slave’ claims

2015-01-05 08:45

Buckingham Palace has issued a new denial of allegations that a US woman was kept as an underage ‘sex slave’ and forced to have sexual relations with Britain's Prince Andrew.

Prison sex assault of girl, 8, fuels anger in Philippines

2015-01-03 10:02

An 8-year-old girl was sexually assaulted in a toilet at a notorious Philippine prison, officials say, fuelling a national uproar over revelations that its inmates were "living like kings".

Victims sue after sex offender wins lottery

2014-12-29 08:06

Two alleged victims of a registered sex offender have filed a lawsuit seeking damages for pain and suffering after the man won $3m in a Florida Lottery jackpot.

Girl: My father gave me to Boko Haram

2014-12-25 13:14

A 13-year-old girl says her father gave her to Boko Haram extremists and that she was arrested after refusing to explode a suicide bomb at a market in Kano.

Uganda nanny gets 4 years for violent child abuse

2014-12-15 11:42

A Ugandan maid has been jailed for four years for abusing a toddler in a case that shocked the country after a graphic video of the assault was made public.

UK deploys online spies to track child porn

2014-12-11 21:02

The British spy agency GCHQ will create a specialist unit to track child pornography and hunt abusers online, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

Dad allegedly kidnaps son, 7, leaves SA

2014-12-09 11:59

Specialised Security Services says it is helping police investigate the alleged kidnap of a 7-year-old boy by his father last month when he took him on a "dad weekend" and left the country for Egypt.

Unicef: Not a good year for children

2014-12-08 19:07

Millions of children have suffered under extreme violence, destruction and forced displacement in 2014, the UN Children's Fund says.

FAS child mom not criminal

2014-12-04 20:29

Britain's Court of Appeal has rejected claims that a child born with severe brain damage (FAS) because her mother drank excessively while pregnant was a victim of crime.

Mom, gran in bail bid after killing of child, 3

2014-12-04 07:00

A 31-year-old woman and her 55-year-old mother accused of killing the younger woman's three-and-a-half-year-old daughter are expected to apply for bail in the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court.

Man appears for rape, murder of 5-year-old girl

2014-12-02 20:18

A man arrested in connection with the kidnapping, rape, and murder of a 5-year-old girl has appeared in the Galeshewe Magistrate's Court, Kimberley.

US paedophile jailed for 50 years in Kenya

2014-12-02 16:51

A court in Kenya has sentenced a US citizen to 50 years in jail for making and distributing child pornography on the internet.

Australia probes report of 9-year-old bride

2014-12-02 11:33

The Australian government is investigating claims a nine-year-old girl from Sydney has been taken out of the country to be married in the Middle East, officials say.

Alleged torture recalled in Buys case

2014-12-01 15:47

Raymond Buys was stripped, tied to a chair, had water thrown at him, and was shocked with a taser gun after he ran away from a military-style camp, murder-accused Michael Erasmus says.

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