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Shaka Sisulu's wife withdraws assault charges against him

2017-09-20 22:35

Lerato Sedi has withdrawn assault charges against her husband, Shaka Sisulu, saying he never intended to cause her physical harm.

Mom of two beaten to death with a spade

2017-09-07 18:09

The children of a woman beaten to death with a spade allegedly by her boyfriend have been placed in the care of relatives, the Western Cape Department of Social Development said.

Reeva foundation joins call to get guns out of abusive homes

2017-08-02 22:28

The Reeva Steenkamp Foundation has joined a Women's Month call for victims of domestic violence to have guns in their homes legally removed.

#NotInMyName march against gender violence planned in Soweto

2017-05-26 06:00

People are expected to gather to participate in the #NotInMyName march against gender violence at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus to Regina Mundi Church.

Karabo Mokoena was weak, says minister for women

2017-05-24 07:53

Whilst the late Karabo Mokoena came across as very strong, internally, she was weak, Minister of Women Susan Shabangu has said.

'You have left a huge hole in my heart' - Karabo's sister says goodbye

2017-05-19 14:04

In a touching tribute to her little sister, an inconsolable Bontle Mokoena wept while she read out a heart-wrenching letter at the funeral of Karabo Mokoena in the Diepkloof Hall in Soweto.

Police captain opens her heart and home to domestic violence victim

2017-05-19 08:08

A police officer in Port Elizabeth recently went above and beyond the call of duty when a woman had contacted her after being assaulted by her live-in partner.

Karabo wanted to leave 'God fearing man'

2017-05-14 10:28

Murdered 22-year-old Karabo Mokoena had tried desperately to escape her alleged abusive relationship.

'Tonight I will beat you to death' - wife in 'Springs monster' trial recounts child's beating

2017-03-22 13:05

The woman charged along with her husband, dubbed the 'Springs monster', has testified in the Pretoria High Court about the abuse she and her children suffered at his hands.

Where are all our fathers?

2017-02-22 08:36

If the typical SA child has an absent father, how are we surprised by continued violence, school drop out rates, or that young women find older men to “bless” them, asks Melanie Verwoerd.

 

Couple found dead in Bloemfontein house after party

2017-09-11 11:05

A couple has been found dead in their home in Bloemfontein, both with shots to the head. They had three young children.

Ritual murders, rape and domestic violence rampant in this community

2017-08-18 12:29

Most of the recorded abuse cases involve women who are physically, emotionally and verbally abused by their partners.

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing wife to death

2017-08-02 12:24

The husband of a woman found stabbed to death in her home near Dutywa has been arrested for her murder, according to Eastern Cape police.

Shabangu must retract callous 'Karabo was weak' remarks - DA

2017-05-24 11:33

The DA has called on Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu to retract her remarks that murdered Karabo Mokoena was 'weak'.

When love kills

2017-05-21 05:52

There is only a 1.11% chance of conviction of perpetrators of intimate femicide, writes Zinhle Mapumulo.

'Men, this must come to an end' - Bathabile Dlamini at Karabo Mokoena's funeral

2017-05-19 11:06

ANC Women’s League president Bathabile Dlamini says the death of Karabo Mokoena must be seen as a lesson, and that the killing of women must come to an end.

ANCWL visits Karabo Mokoena's family

2017-05-16 11:15

Grief and sorrow filled the air in the warm Mokoena household as the ANC Women's League (ANCWL), led by President Bathabile Dlamini, visited the home of Karabo Mokoena in Diepkloof, Soweto, singing church and struggle songs.

Ex-ANCYL regional leader sentenced to 20 years for murdering girlfriend

2017-05-11 11:08

Former ANC Youth League regional leader Patrick Wisani has been sentenced to an effective 20 years in prison for the murder of his girlfriend.

'Ben is getting out of hand' - and then 3 die in family murder

2017-03-20 11:03

A Limpopo woman has described how her sister messaged her to say her estranged husband was 'getting out of hand', and how hours later he killed her, their brother, and then himself.

Trauma for family after KZN woman is doused with petrol and set alight

2017-02-08 15:56

A KwaDabeka mother and wife of a police captain says her family is traumatised after her daughter was doused with petrol and set alight by an ex-boyfriend.

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