I do not know what pushed Colonel Christelle Stemmet over the edge, but wish she was treated better by the police service, writes Adriaan Basson.
Femicide, or the murder of a woman at the hands of a man, captured national headlines in 2018 with dozens of marches and court cases highlighting the plight of women in the country.
The two men convicted of the murder of Afrikaans author Winnie Rust have been sentenced to life in prison by the Western Cape High Court.
The killers of Afrikaans author Winnie Rust should face life imprisonment, the State has argued in the Western Cape High Court.
Nigel Plaatjies has admitted that he and his uncle planned the robbery of Afrikaans author Winnie Rust, but claims that her murder was never part of their plan.
The Western Cape High Court has convicted two men of the murder and robbery of author Winnie Rust.
Winnie Rust's daughters sit behind the men accused of murdering their mother as they hear that the men will not testify.
One of the men accused of the murder of Wellington author Winnie Rust was so popular among Montagu drug dealers that he received special deals when he bought tik, the Western Cape High Court has heard.
Wellington author Winnie Rust, 77, may have tried to fight off her attacker, the Western Cape High Court has heard during the murder trial of the teenager she had tried to help.
The two men accused of killing writer Winnie Rust are believed to have used her bank card to pay for a cellphone, clothes and groceries on the day of her murder, the Western Cape High Court has heard.
A promising athlete, who Wellington author Winnie Rust took under her wing, says he helped his uncle rob her, but denied that he killed her.
The family of murdered Wellington writer Winnie Rust have decided to continue her legacy through a foundation in her name, saying: "We choose, as her family, to live as she did, with open arms, not closed doors and closed hearts."
Two men convicted of the murder of Afrikaans author Winnie Rust are to learn their fate when the Western Cape High Court sentences them.
Convicted murderer Johannes Plaatjies has denied any involvement in the robbery and murder of Afrikaans author Winnie Rust, claiming to have only been involved in the 'shopping' with her stolen cards.
Celebrated Afrikaans author Winnie Rust was helping Nigel Plaatjies attain his dream of becoming a policeman, but he was plotting her murder, the Western Cape High Court has heard.
The State has been unable to place Johannes Plaatjies in the home of acclaimed Afrikaans author Winnie Rust at the time of her murder, it has emerged in the Western Cape High Court.
The body of Wellington author Winnie Rust had been placed "very neatly" on a dog bed in her house, with no sign of a struggle around her, former police officer Niel de Lange has testified
A forensic pathologist has told the Western Cape High Court that it was likely that two people were involved in the murder of Wellington author Winnie Rust.
On the day Wellington writer Winnie Rust was killed, one of the men accused of her murder arrived home 'piles of' groceries, electronic goods, and sweets for his children, the Western Cape High Court has heard.
Winnie Rust's husband, Manie, has told the Western Cape High Court that a burning candle had been left next to a gas stove that had been switched on at the scene of his wife's death.
The Winnie Rust murder trial has been delayed for a week because one of the accused has changed his legal representation for a fourth time.
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