Instead of focusing on rebuilding the country after years of state capture, we were distracted by a sideshow, writes Mandy Wiener.
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From ongoing attacks on women and children, to the apparent targeting of foreign nationals and the deployment of the army to the Cape Flats – violence grabbed the major headlines in South Africa in 2019.
Several South African business, mostly based in the Western Cape, have embraced a new initiative, offering safe spaces to South African women.
The police officer who allegedly shot and killed woman boxing champion Leighandre "Baby Lee" Jegels has been arrested, IPID has confirmed.
South African boxer and karate champion, Leighandre 'Baby Lee' Jegels, has been laid to rest by her loved ones in East London, in the Eastern Cape, as the country continues to battle gender-based violence.
SASCOC has sent its condolences to the family of 25-year-old champion boxer Leighandre Jegels, who was shot and killed on Friday night.
South African female boxing champion Leighandre "Baby Lee" Jegels has been shot dead, allegedly by her police officer boyfriend.
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