Case of man accused of raping, killing 3-year-old Courtney to go to High Court

2017-08-24 12:35

'Every time I look at him I just want to kill him.' These were the words of Juanita Pieters, after the man who allegedly raped and killed her 3-year-old daughter Courtney appeared in the Goodwood Magistrate's Court.

Claims of Courtney search neglect exaggerated - Zuma

2017-05-30 17:32

Claims that the police dragged their heels in the search for murdered Courtney Pieters were exaggerated, President Jacob Zuma has said.

Taxi drivers hope to help prevent another child snatching

2017-05-25 05:09

Two Cape Town taxi drivers believe that they can help protect women and children by being the eyes and ears of the community.

Man accused of murdering Courtney Pieters, 3, back in court

2017-05-24 05:16

A man is expected to appear in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court in Cape Town in connection with the alleged murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters.

South Africa: A country where women and children end up as grim stats

2017-05-22 16:07

A shocking number of women and children have been killed in South Africa recently - many of them at the hands of their boyfriends or men they knew. Here are the names of some of these women and children.

Courtney Pieters leaves home for the last time

2017-05-20 07:54

The body of 3-year-old Courtney Pieters has left at her home in Elsies River for the last time.

Zuma two hours late for meeting with Courtney Pieters' parents

2017-05-18 19:07

President Jacob Zuma had arrived two hours later than scheduled to see the family of murdered three-year-old Courtney Pieters.

Zephany Nurse consoles Courtney's mother

2017-05-18 11:51

Zephany Nurse, who as a baby was abducted from hospital in Cape Town 20 years ago, has offered her condolences to Courtney Pieters' mother and spoke about her own experiences for the first time.

Police to probe 'inefficiency' allegations in Courtney Pieters investigation

2017-05-17 18:19

Western Cape police will investigate the manner in which the investigation into the murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters has been conducted after allegations of "police inefficiency".

Courtney Pieters was raped twice before being murdered, court hears

2017-05-17 13:44

Three-year-old Courtney Pieters was raped twice before she was killed and buried in a shallow grave, the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court has heard.


Zuma, govt officials return to Elsies with more promises

2017-05-30 22:36

President Jacob Zuma and a convoy of government officials have descended on Elsies River with a bag full of promises after the murder of Courtney Pieters.

Don't be reckless about childcare - Mbalula

2017-05-25 14:58

Parents should not be reckless about who looks after their children, Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has told residents of Elsies River, who are still grieving the murder of Courtney Pieters.

Police escort Courtney Pieters' mother from court after mob justice threats

2017-05-24 15:02

Police have had to escort the mother of murdered three-year-old Courtney Pieters out of the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court, after people threatened to attack her.

No new arrest in Courtney case

2017-05-23 21:04

Western Cape police have not made any new arrests with regard to the rape and murder of three-year-old Courtney Pieters from Elsies River, police say.

EDITORIAL: Who will lead us to recovery?

2017-05-21 06:06

Continuing a tradition that stretches back to the darkest days of apartheid, the country’s clergy this week stood up for good and put themselves on the front line in the battle against corruption and state capture.

Nothing will bring Courtney back – Fikile Mbalula

2017-05-18 23:23

The man accused of killing three-year-old Courtney Pieters in Cape Town is protected by the law but nothing will bring Courtney back, Minister of Police Fikile Mbalula has said.

WATCH: Zuma visits family of raped, murdered Courtney Pieters

President Jacob Zuma visited the family home of slain Courtney Pieters on Wednesday. During his visit a plaque honouring Pieters' life was unveiled.

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Make men 'better members of society' - Dept of Women

2017-05-17 20:03

The recent high profile cases of women and children either being raped, burned, or hidden in a shallow grave highlights the need to focus on making boys and young men better members of society, the Department of Women in the Presidency has said.

WATCH: Court hears Courtney Pieters was raped twice then murdered

Cape Town - The case against the 40-year-old man accused of killing 3-year-old Courtney Pieters in Elsies River has been postponed to May 24.

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Courtney's alleged killer appears in court

2017-05-17 10:35

The case against the 40-year-old man accused of killing 3-year-old Courtney Pieters in Elsies River has been postponed to May 24.

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