America's 'Khwezi moment'

2018-10-03 08:15

Remember those brave women who stood up with posters of Jacob Zuma's rape accuser, Khwezi? Last week America had their "Khwezi moment", writes Melanie Verwoerd.

Recommended reading for men and women

2017-11-12 00:00

The powerful predators are being dragged out into the sunlight. It is invigorating. It is cathartic. It is terrible. It is everywhere, writes Gayle Edmunds.

'I believe Khwezi believed she was raped' - Lindiwe Sisulu

2017-10-26 12:07

Human Settlements Minister and ANC presidential candidate Lindiwe Sisulu has said she believes Khwezi "believed she was raped" by President Jacob Zuma.

Radio host Redi Tlhabi’s Twitter account hacked

2017-09-23 16:42

Writer and radio host Redi Tlhabi’s twitter account, @reditlhabi, has been hacked, merely a week after her highly anticipated book about president Jacob Zuma’s rape trial in 2006 was released.

Her name is Fezeka

2016-11-03 10:06

The woman who accused President Jacob Zuma of rape, Fezekile "Khwezi" Kuzwayo, has been remembered for her courage at an event in Johannesburg.

The real Fezekile 'Khwezi' Kuzwayo as her family knew her

2016-10-15 19:10

Many have in the past tried to piece together the life of President Jacob Zuma's rape accuser, Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, but it was at her funeral service that her family would reveal the real woman they knew.

'Khwezi was the strongest woman I know'

2016-10-11 08:57

To the public she was known as President Jacob Zuma's rape accuser. Ten years later, South Africans finally know her real name in death: Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo.

Khwezi refused to be silenced – anti-rape group

2016-10-09 21:52

Fezeka “Khwezi” Kuzwayo, the woman who accused President Jacob Zuma of rape in 2005, was an inspirational leader who “will continue to remind us to speak truth to power”.

‘I am not here to please a man’ – Khwezi’s powerful poem about Zuma

2016-08-08 16:00

The woman who accused Zuma of rape has not yet responded to the silent protest by four women during the announcement of the election results, but she did write a powerful poem as her own protest while living abroad.


Khwezi’s story to go live at State Theatre this month

2018-07-03 16:58

“Every woman knows someone that’s been raped before. There are too many Khwezis in the country,”.

Has Sisulu put her foot in it?

2017-10-29 05:30

Presidential hopeful in litany of errors, fuelling calls for her to be left off Cyril Ramaphosa’s ticket.

Book News: Redi pulls in the crowds

2017-10-01 06:02

Guests were literally spilling out of the seating area and flocking to higher levels of Hyde Park Shopping Centre in Johannesburg to peer down on the launch of the anticipated book Khwezi: The Remarkable Story of Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, written by Redi Tlhabi, writes Avantika Seeth.

I’m not here for your #BlackMonday

2017-04-03 14:23

Here’s why I wore blue jeans instead.

I will never recognise Zuma – activist at Khwezi’s funeral

2016-10-15 23:52

Honouring Fezekile Ntsukela Kuzwayo, Positive Women’s Network’s Prudence Mabele says she would never recognise President Jacob Zuma as the president of South Africa.

Khwezi paid the ultimate price - DA

2016-10-12 20:51

Fezekile "Khwezi" Kuzwayo, the woman who accused President Jacob Zuma of rape in 2005, should be honoured as a martyr for all victims of sexual violence, says the DA.

Khwezi was brave, fearless - ANCWL

2016-10-10 11:28

The African National Congress Women’s League has described President Jacob Zuma's rape accuser as a brave woman who was able to stand up and tell her side of the story.

#RememberKhwezi: who is really standing up for women's rights in South Africa?

2016-08-08 17:47

If not to defend the thousands of voiceless women across the country, then what are the ANCWL here for? Louise Ferreira wants to know.

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