'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.

Soldier's murder case postponed

2017-02-06 21:51

The case against a soldier who allegedly killed his girlfriend’s sister and shot and wounded three people in Ntuzuma, KwaZulu-Natal, was postponed.

Man hands himself in after killing girlfriend in front of their son

2017-01-30 07:40

A Johannesburg man who had been on the run since January 15 after stabbing his girlfriend to death in front of their 6-year-old son, has handed himself over to police.

Family not ready to forgive sister’s alleged killer

2017-01-23 19:09

The family of a Gauteng woman, who was killed and burnt before being buried in her backyard, says they are not ready to forgive her husband who has been charged with the murder.

Man allegedly kills wife, buries body in backyard

2017-01-23 07:00

A man who filed a missing person’s report on his wife 10 days after allegedly killing her is set to appear in court in Hammanskraal, police say.

Christmas murder suicide rocks Limpopo village

2016-12-26 08:12

A Christmas Day lovers' quarrel ended in bloodshed when a 26-year-old woman was shot and killed by her boyfriend at gaMoloi village in Limpopo.

Good Samaritan helps woman thrown from car

2016-11-23 12:14

The woman who helped a stranger who was pushed out of a moving car along a highway, says society has lost touch with its humanity.

PICS: Fight between exes leads to 2 accidents and 19 injuries

2016-11-20 15:53

An ex couple's fight has led to two motor vehicle accidents in which 19 people were injured in Pretoria West.

'Bad blesser' jailed for killing girlfriend

2016-09-14 11:28

A Limpopo pastor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for shooting and killing his girlfriend when she called him a bad blesser, the National Prosecuting Authority says.


'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.

Soldier hands himself over after Durban shooting spree - police

2017-02-03 10:29

A soldier who allegedly went on a shooting spree in Durban earlier this week, killing one person and wounded three others, has handed himself over, KwaZulu-Natal police say.

Russian parliament decriminalises some forms of domestic violence

2017-01-27 17:35

The lower house of the Russian parliament has given the final approval to a bill decriminalising some forms of domestic violence.

Russia set to move closer to decriminalise domestic violence

2017-01-23 12:49

In Russia, giving one's spouse a slap is nothing extraordinary for many people. This week, the Russian parliament is expected to take a step closer toward decriminalising it altogether.

Man allegedly beats girlfriend to death with stick

2016-12-27 10:29

A man is expected to appear in the Butterworth Magistrate's Court after he allegedly beat his girlfriend to death with a stick, Eastern Cape police say.

Man accused of killing girlfriend to remain in custody

2016-12-23 14:46

A Durban man accused of murdering his girlfriend will be kept in police custody for now, authorities have said.

Justice has been served for Nosipho - gender activists after ex-ANCYL leader's murder conviction

2016-11-21 14:28

Gender-based violence activists say they are relieved that justice has been served after former ANC Youth League branch leader Patrick Wisani was found guilty of his girlfriend's murder.

Free State man arrested for wife's murder

2016-11-14 17:58

A Free State man has been arrested after he allegedly beat his wife to death in Wepener, say police.

Refugee in Germany dies while trying to burn his wife alive

2016-09-01 16:05

A refugee in a German shelter has died while trying to set his wife on fire, leaving the woman seriously injured and part of the building ablaze, police say.

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