Man alleges misconduct at Kenyan orphan abuse trial

2015-10-06 12:31

An attorney for a man convicted of sexually abusing children at a Kenyan orphanage has asked for a federal court hearing to explore defence allegations of misconduct by a prosecutor in the case.

Video shows US police officer hitting a Somali teen

2015-10-06 10:11

A Somali civil rights group is asking for a meeting with a police chief after a video appears to show an officer pushing and striking a teen.

Boksburg child porn case to be held in camera

2015-10-02 11:24

No media or members of the public were allowed to sit in on a case against a Boksburg car salesman who has been charged with possession, manufacturing and distributing child pornography.

KZN child rapist gets three life sentences

2015-10-01 13:31

A child rapist in KwaZulu-Natal has been handed three life sentences for the brutal violation of three girls, all under the age of 12.

Pope meets victims of clerical sex abuse

2015-09-27 16:43

Pope Francis has told bishops in Philadelphia that he'd met with victims of clerical sexual abuse, adding that "God weeps" for them.

Joburg student, 20, arrested for child porn

2015-09-17 07:26

A 20-year-old university student has been arrested for being in possession of 1 000 child pornography images, Gauteng police say.

Life sentence for man who gave girl R1 after rape

2015-09-16 18:29

A KZN man who gave a 7-year-old girl R1 after raping her has been sentenced to life in prison.

French dad jailed for killing son in washing machine

2015-09-12 11:50

A French father who stuffed his son into a washing machine and then surfed the internet as the toddler died has been jailed for 30 years.

7 men sentenced for rape, abuse of children and babies

2015-09-11 21:22

A British court has sentenced seven men to prison for raping and sexually abusing babies and young children and sharing the abuse online through pictures and live videos.

Fish Hoek child porn suspect to apply for bail

2015-09-05 09:01

A Fish Hoek man arrested for possession and distribution of child porn will reportedly apply for bail in the Simon’s Town Magistrate’s Court next week.


Rights group rejects Bob Hewitt report

2015-10-06 12:13

A women’s rights group has rejected a news report claiming that Bob Hewitt’s accusers colluded with one another before his trial.

More than 500 children killed since start of Yemen conflict: UN

2015-10-02 17:08

More than 500 children have been killed since the upsurge in violence in Yemen in March, while some 1.7 million youths are at risk of malnutrition, the United Nations says.

Boksburg car salesman to appear for child porn

2015-10-02 05:33

A Boksburg car salesman, who is alleged to have taken nude pictures of his girlfriend's 4-year-old daughter, is expected to make his first appearance in court.

Catholic Curch shielded paedophile priests - Pope Francis

2015-09-28 17:23

Catholic Church hierarchies have shielded the crimes of paedophile priests, Pope Francis has admitted, hours after meeting people who were abused in their youth by members of the clergy.

Hostel hell for disabled children

2015-09-20 15:03

Teachers at special school claim children are being physically and sexually abused

Couple found guilty of abusing 5-year-old girl

2015-09-16 19:30

A man has been found guilty of raping and beating his girlfriend’s 5-year-old daughter to death by the Western Cape High Court sitting in Ceres.

US kids found living in crate in underground cave

2015-09-13 18:48

A 24-year-old mother is in custody after her two young children were found barefoot, dirty and living in a wooden shipping crate in an underground cave on the eastern edge of Kansas City, Missouri.

New claims of peacekeeper sexual abuse in CAR

2015-09-12 08:11

UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic have been accused of sexually abusing a young girl, UN officials say, the latest in a string of allegations of misconduct to hit the troubled mission.

KZN man arrested with child porn cache

2015-09-08 14:18

A KwaZulu-Natal man has been arrested for allegedly being in possession of child porn images and videos that depict the rape of babies and toddlers.

The man took me to the bushes and hurt me - rape victim, 4

2015-09-03 07:04

A KwaZulu-Natal woman has described the horror of finding her 4-year-old grandchild who was raped, hanged and left for dead.

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