DA calls for commission of inquiry into school sexual abuse in Gauteng

2017-10-17 15:53

The DA in Gauteng has written to the government demanding that a commission of inquiry be established into the increase in sexual abuse at schools in the province.

Parliament calls for action against sexual abuse in schools

2017-10-16 22:31

The recent spate of 'alarming' reports of alleged sexual assault and rape of pupils requires immediate action, says Parliament's select committee on education and recreation.

Yet another rape allegation surfaces at Gauteng school - MEC

2017-10-16 14:57

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says he has received yet another report of rape – this time from a pupil at a Benoni school.

Paedophile gets 8 life sentences for raping young boys

2017-10-05 20:19

A Johannesburg paedophile who raped young boys, aged between eight and 13 from 2011 to 2016, has been sentenced to eight life sentences, Gauteng police say.

'Children should not be having children' - health minister

2017-10-04 15:53

Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has warned that girls who leave school at an early age are subjected to abuse.

Shameful content of the child rape kit

2017-08-30 11:34

Rape test kids for adults and kids are basically identical. Once the evidence is collected it is sent for forensic processing and analysis.

East London paediatrician faces sexual assault charges

2017-07-14 16:16

Two women have laid charges against an East London paediatrician for allegedly sexually assaulting them at his workplace.

Bail of convicted child rapist model boss should be revoked, court hears

2017-06-27 18:04

Convicted child rapist Dawie de Villiers' bail should be revoked pending the finalisation of transcripts, the High Court in Johannesburg has heard.

UniZulu abandons rape probe

2017-06-11 06:50

The University of Zululand has abandoned an internal investigation into two senior staff members implicated in the alleged rapes of a student, in three separate incidents.

Indian baby dies after 'rapists' throw her from rickshaw

2017-06-06 17:44

A nine-month-old baby has died in India after being thrown from a moving autorickshaw by men accused of gang-raping her mother,


Gauteng pupil arrested for allegedly raping another pupil

2017-10-16 21:07

A Grade 10 pupil from a Benoni school has been arrested and later released into his parents' care after he allegedly raped a Grade 8 pupil.

Another school to be probed for alleged sexual assault - MEC

2017-10-15 12:54

A Mamelodi school is set to be investigated for the alleged rape of a student, Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has announced.

5 linked to Johannesburg taxi rapes due to appear in court

2017-10-05 18:51

Five suspects linked to thirteen rape and robbery cases involving taxis across Johannesburg in March are due to appear in various courts over the next month.  

Spotlight on rape of girls

2017-09-13 09:58

Government needs to do more to protect girls from being victims of sexual violence

Manhunt for Uber driver after allegedly sexually assaulting passenger

2017-08-04 21:27

A manhunt has been launched for an Uber driver who allegedly sexually assaulted a female passenger in Delft, Western Cape police said.

KZN man who raped disabled woman loses appeal against life sentence

2017-07-11 18:24

A KwaZulu-Natal man who had raped a disabled woman three times, will have to serve out his sentence of life imprisonment after two appeal court judges have said they had no sense of "unease" over his punishment.

Sentencing of child rapist postponed again

2017-06-12 16:59

The sentencing of convicted child rapist Dawie de Villiers has been postponed yet again in the High Court in Johannesburg.

Bill Cosby’s own testimony could incriminate him

2017-06-11 06:05

Prosecutors were expected to continue using comedian Bill Cosby’s own graphic words against him at his sexual assault trial, as they appeared close to completing their case.

State wants child rapist Dawie de Villiers' bail revoked

2017-05-24 16:50

Convicted child rapist Dawie de Villiers’ bail should be revoked as he awaits sentencing, the State has asked the High Court in Johannesburg.

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