Xingwana's appointments investigated

2014-06-15 14:07

Allegations over irregularities surrounding certain appointments made by former minister Lulu Xingwana are being investigated by the Public Service Commission.

New look Cabinet for Zuma

2014-05-25 19:42

President Jacob Zuma has announced his new Cabinet, appointing the country's first black finance minister.

Business chamber warns of gender quotas

2014-03-06 07:30

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry is concerned about the quotas in the gender equality bill, which aims to have more women in management posts.

Gender bill a waste of time - chamber

2014-01-30 18:04

The Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry says it is currently unrealistic to force departments and firms to have a 50% representation of women in top posts.

Brakpan outraged by girl's rape, murder

2014-01-07 17:29

Brakpan residents have expressed outrage over the rape and murder of a 4-year-old girl during the court appearance of the alleged perpetrator.

Protesters gather outside Brakpan court

2014-01-07 10:07

Dozens of people have gathered outside the Brakpan Magistrate's Court ahead of the appearance of a man accused of raping and killing his 4-year-old niece.

Child rapes inexplicable - Zuma

2013-11-30 07:22

President Jacob Zuma has expressed shock at the recent sexual attacks on young children and babies, saying "something is seriously wrong".

Modise renews call for castration of rapists

2013-11-25 21:42

North West Premier Thandi Modise has repeated her controversial call for repeat rapists to be chemically castration.

Xingwana: Parents must lead from the front

2013-11-11 14:45

It is important that parents lead from the front in taking care of their children, Women, Children and People with Disabilities Minister Lulu Xingwana has told residents of Diepsloot where the bodies of toddlers and a baby were recently found.

Facebook user impersonates Lulu Xingwana

2013-10-30 09:11

A Facebook user has impersonated Women's Minister Lulu Xingwana and is asking for funds in her name, her office says.


Women's issues under presidency's 'watchful eye'

2014-06-02 14:33

Following President Zuma dissolution of the department for women, children and people with Disabilities earlier this week, News24 looks at who will take on these key responsibilities.

Xingwana calls for return of kidnapped girls

2014-05-09 13:31

Women, Children and People with Disabilities Minister Lulu Xingwana has called for the safe return of the over 200 girls recently kidnapped in Nigeria.

More place for women in the workplace

2014-03-05 18:59

A bill that aims to see at least a 50% representation of women in decision-making structures in businesses and government has been adopted in the National Assembly.

Community vows to attend niece rape case

2014-01-13 20:01

The community of Brakpan, on the East Rand, has vowed to attend the case of a man accused of raping and killing his 4-year-old niece until it is concluded.

Maximum sentence for child killers - Xingwana

2014-01-07 12:12

Women, Children and People with Disabilities Minister Lulu Xingwana has called for a maximum sentence if the Brakpan man accused of raping and killing his 4-year-old niece is found guilty.

Stop festive season abuse - minister

2013-12-20 21:44

Minister Lulu Xingwana has urged people to be vigilant against abuse during the festive season.

Northern Cape baby rape condemned

2013-11-28 20:10

Politicians across the country have condemned the rape of a 6-week-old baby in Kimberley.

Death of Diepsloot baby shocks community

2013-11-11 19:30

The family of Diepsloot toddlers Yonelisa and Zandile Mali killed last month have expressed shock over the death of a baby in the same area.

Four Nzimande Facebook profiles - dept

2013-11-06 10:53

There are four Facebook profiles impersonating Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande, his department says.

Man confessed to Diepsloot murders - NPA

2013-10-21 12:24

A 29-year-old man has appeared in court after confessing to the kidnapping, rape and murder of two Diepsloot toddlers, the NPA says.

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