It is ironic that coal fired power plants contribute to climate change which could result in the malfunctioning of the power plants, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The site of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana's violent death, Clareinch Post Office in Cape Town, is to be transformed into a wellness centre.
The family of Uyinene Mrwetyana, who was raped and murdered by Luyanda Botha at a post office in Cape Town in August, say they hope to convert it into a wellness centre.
The South African government says while the three life sentences handed to rapist and murderer Luyanda Both for the senseless killing of Uyinene Mrwetyana won’t bring the budding University of Cape Town (UCT) student, they hope it brings solace in that justice has been served.
Luyanda Botha has received three life sentences for the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana.
The family of slain 19-year-old UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana will launch a foundation in her name at the end of the month, they announced after her rapist and killer, Luyanda Botha, was sentenced to life.
The prosecution will be relying on the testimony of 16 State witnesses in its bid to prove its case against Luyanda Botha for the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana. Watch Friday's proceedings, live from the Cape Town High Court here.
Luyanda Botha, accused of murdering UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana, has appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.
The investigation into the man accused of the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana is complete and the case is set to be transferred to the Western Cape High Court.
The investigation against the man accused of the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana, Luyanda Botha, is complete and the case is set to be transferred to the Western Cape High Court.
According to reporters following the royal tour, The Duchess of Sussex made a private visit in memory of Uyinene.
Uyinene Mrwetyana's mother has said the launch of the foundation symbolises a crossover to the other side, where her memories will live.
For years, South Africa's awful reputation for the murder and rape of women had gone unchallenged by many of its citizens. Eventually, it all became too much and a national campaign for change took hold.
Former South Africa Post Office worker Luyanda Botha was handed three life sentences for the rape and murder of UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana in the Western Cape High Court. Watch as Botha pleads guilty here.
The three life terms handed to Luyanda Botha after he pleaded guilty to raping and murdering UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana has been welcomed by many in civil society.
The family of slain student Uyinene Mrwetyana has welcomed the three life terms handed down to her rapist and killer Luyanda Botha, saying they did not believe his confession meant he was remorseful.
The prosecution will be relying on the testimony of 16 State witnesses in its bid to prove its case against Luyanda Botha for the rape and murder of Uyinene Mrwetyana.
Luyanda Botha, after murdering Uyinene Mrwetyana, left her body overnight in the safe of the Clareinch Post Office, collecting it the next day and setting it alight, according to the State's case against him.
Evidence in the State’s case against former post office worker Luyanda Botha, accused of the brutal murder of University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana, has resulted in him facing a second rape charge.
The family of Uyinene Mrwetyana has appealed to the public to refrain from supporting projects misusing her name, saying that it is "unethical, misleading, insensitive and dishonest".
SA is losing enough money to gender-based violence each year to send over a million children to school or build several hospitals. It's only fitting that the World Economic Forum on Africa was forced to take a good look at the problem, says Marelise van der Merwe.
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