ARTICLES RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Woman kills boyfriend after he demanded food

2016-04-19 09:10

A Butterworth woman has handed herself in after she allegedly killed her boyfriend when he demanded food from her, Eastern Cape police say.

Namibian 6-year-old witnesses dad being stabbed to death over N$50

2016-04-04 13:26

A Windhoek family has been torn apart following the gruesome murder of their relative over N$50, allegedly at the hands of his girlfriend.

Kenyan man sentenced to 200 years for killing his 4 children

2016-03-02 13:22

A 40-year-old man in Kisii County, Kenya, has been sentenced to 200 years in prison for strangling his four children to death following a feud with his wife, a report says.

Woman's body found on doorstep in Gordon's Bay

2016-02-20 20:29

The body of a 47-year old woman was found on the doorstep of her home in Temperance Town, Gordon’s Bay on Saturday.

No 'profile' for intimate partner killers, DJ sentencing hears

2016-02-10 12:47

There is no specific profile for a person capable of carrying out violent acts against their intimate partner, a researcher has said at the sentencing procedures of former Jozi FM DJ Donald Sebolai.

Ballito's car-ramming husband stays behind bars

2016-02-03 12:51

A man who allegedly rammed his sports car into his estranged wife's car and cut up her bed sheets and lounge suite has made a brief appearance in the Umhlali Magistrate’s Court.

Man sought after girlfriend's body found stashed under bed

2015-12-17 11:57

Police say they are looking for a man whose girlfriend was found murdered and stashed under a bed in Cape Town.

When protection orders fail women

2015-11-30 08:05

After enduring 16 years of physical and emotional abuse at the hands of the man who once claimed she was the love of his life, Mapule Badi* called it quits.

When you’re a victim of domestic abuse, leaving him is easier said than done

2015-10-30 00:00

A reader shares her story, expressing why, for a long time, she was too scared to leave her abusive relationship.

Lovers’ tiff ends in murder, suicide bid

2015-10-26 10:04

A lovers' quarrel has ended in tragedy after a man shot his girlfriend and then turned the gun on himself.

 

Cape Town cops hunt for man who allegedly kidnapped, beat ex

2016-04-13 12:18

Police are still on the hunt for a man who allegedly kidnapped and beat his ex-girlfriend so badly that her eyes couldn’t even open.

Bail for man who killed wife over chicken livers

2016-03-10 13:02

A man who allegedly murdered his wife because she did not serve him chicken livers for supper has been granted bail by the Willowvale Magistrate's Court, Eastern Cape police say.

Kenyan woman kills husband by chopping of his penis in 'self defence'

2016-02-29 14:42

A 32-year-old pregnant Kenyan woman has been arrested after she killed her husband by chopping off his penis during a domestic fight, reports say.

Free State woman found buried alive

2016-02-10 13:06

A Free State woman who was found badly beaten and buried alive in a shallow grave is recovering in hospital, police say.

WATCH: Kenyan man arrested for setting pregnant wife on fire

2016-02-10 11:15

Police in Kenya have detained a man from after he set his pregnant wife on fire, according to a report.

Afghan woman has nose cut off by husband

2016-01-19 15:59

An Afghan official says a young woman in a remote northern region of the country has had her nose cut off by her husband.

Woman allegedly stabbed to death by ex-boyfriend

2015-12-15 09:00

A KwaZulu-Natal woman has been fatally stabbed while at work by a man who police believe to be a scorned former lover.

I am going to sort myself out, says man jailed for strangling girlfriend

2015-11-19 16:31

Shortly before being sentenced to a lengthy prison term, a Cape Town man apologised to the parents of the girlfriend he strangled two years ago.

Acid murder case weak, says man’s attorney

2015-10-28 10:27

The evidence against a man accused of forcing his ex-girlfriend to drink battery acid, is “far from devastating”, his attorney says.

KZN police make 290 sexual offences, family violence arrests in a month

2015-10-07 11:12

KwaZulu-Natal police have made 290 arrests and secured 47 convictions relating to sexual offences, family violence and child protection in just one month.

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