Man who 'used baby as a weapon' abandons bail application

2015-03-05 10:23

A man accused of killing a two-day-old baby by using her as a weapon to beat his girlfriend has abandoned his bail application at the Pretoria Magistrate's Court, the Star reports.

Alleged satanic pastor gets bail

2015-03-04 09:08

The grandparents of a nine-year-old boy, his uncle, and a pastor have been granted bail after a suspected satanic ritual that led to the boy's alleged rape and molestation, the Star reports.

Principal sorry for sex abuse at elite Australian school

2015-03-03 09:59

A former headmaster at one of Australia's most prestigious private schools has apologised after revelations that boys were groomed for sex by paedophile teachers while he was in charge.

Canadian gets 7 years in Nepal for child sex abuse

2015-03-02 08:56

A Canadian tourist with several previous child sex convictions has been sentenced to seven years in prison in Nepal for sexually abusing a minor boy, the court says.

Glitter sentenced to 16 years for child sex

2015-02-27 15:36

Former British pop singer Gary Glitter, who was earlier convicted of child sex crimes, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for child sex offences.

Zim nanny gets 22 years for stuffing baby in drawer

2015-02-27 13:26

A Zimbabwean child minder has been jailed for 22 years for killing a 10-month-old baby who she wrapped in a blanket and stuffed in a drawer to stifle his cries.

Man jailed for raping stepdaughter

2015-02-24 22:22

A Mozambican man convicted of raping his 13-year-old stepdaughter has been sentenced to 25 years in jail by the Tonga Regional Court.

'Baby Killer' case transferred

2015-02-24 17:29

The case of a man accused of killing a baby by using her as a weapon to beat his girlfriend was postponed in the Kgosi Mampuru II prison court in Pretoria.

Man who 'used baby as weapon' back in court

2015-02-24 06:08

The case of a man accused of killing a baby by using her as a weapon to beat his girlfriend is expected back in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court.

Parents, teachers must address bullying - ANC

2015-02-19 16:15

Parents and teachers should work together to address bullying in schools, the ANC says, describing as shocking reports that a KZN grade nine pupil was filmed being beaten and bullied.


Raped for initiation in sex den

2015-03-04 22:30

An initiation school in Mpumalanga has been used as a sex den where 21 girls aged between nine and 17 were repeatedly raped and physically abused.

UK classifies child sex abuse as a ‘national threat’

2015-03-03 14:01

Prime Minister David Cameron will make child sexual abuse a national priority on a par with organised crime, as he announces a series of measures to prevent systematic abuse.


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Man arrested after girl, 8, is raped

2015-03-02 06:07

A man has been arrested for allegedly raping an 8-year-old girl in Zazela village in Ngqamakhwe, in the Eastern Cape.

Mom happy with camp killing verdict

2015-02-27 14:48

The mother of a 15-year-old boy who died after being abused at a camp says she was happy that both accused were found guilty of murder by the Vereeniging Regional Court.

Pair guilty of killing teen at ranger camp

2015-02-27 12:16

Two men have been found guilty of murder, child abuse and assault after the death of Raymond Buys, 15, at a game rangers camp in 2011.

Alberton woman arrested for child abuse

2015-02-24 22:22

A woman has been arrested after her two children arrived at their crèche with blue eyes and bruises, Alberton police say.

Toddler's feet burnt at creche

2015-02-24 10:57

A case of child negligence has been opened against a creche in Katlehong, east of Johannesburg, after an 18-month-old toddler burnt his feet.

UK letting down war children

2015-02-23 20:33

Britain has failed to address the plight of millions of children who are caught up in war, and lacks a strategy to help them a report says.

Teacher guilty of improper behaviour still teaching

2015-02-19 12:57

A teacher who was found guilty of "improper and unbecoming behaviour" for allegedly text messaging a pupil inappropriate messages, is still working at his school, a report says.

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