ARTICLES RELATING TO CHILD ABUSE

WATCH | Paedophile priests in rehab: how the Vatican tries to 'cure' child abusers

2020-01-22 19:38

A report delves into the methods being used by the Vatican to try 'cure' child abusers in the clergy and the controversies surrounding them.

WATCH | Bring back death penalty, residents demand after murder of Michaela Williams

2020-01-13 22:19

Angry residents outside the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Monday expressed their disgust that the suspect in the Michaela Williams case is a convicted rapist who was released on parole in 2018.

Police investigating attempted sexual assault of boy, 11, at Sea Point Pavilion pool

2020-01-02 11:35

Police are investigating the attempted sexual assault of an 11-year-old boy at the Sea Point Pavilion swimming pool in Cape Town, authorities have said.

Eastern Cape man to appear in court for allegedly raping, killing girl, 10

2019-12-10 21:55

A 43-year-old man is set to appear in the Butterworth Magistrate's Court for allegedly raping and killing a 10-year-old girl.

AfriForum has withdrawn private prosecution of prominent businessman accused of child rape - NPA

2019-12-02 14:38

The National Prosecuting Authority in Gauteng says it has learnt that lobby group AfriForum has withdrawn its private prosecution of a prominent businessman who allegedly raped his three-year-old granddaughter.

Al-Noor orphanage: Manager wants seized assets to be returned before matter heads to trial

2019-11-22 14:08

While the investigation into a Cape Town orphanage manager’s fraud and corruption case is complete, the defence has thrown a spanner in the works, asking to bring an application for the return of her seized assets in terms of Section 31 of the Criminal Procedure Act.

Suggestive photos of children in 'wrestling' poses sold for up to R1 500 by Bronkhorstspruit man - report

2019-11-18 13:37

A karate and wrestling coach from Bronkhorstspruit has reportedly been selling picture sets of young children in a variety of 'wrestling' poses on the internet for as much as R1 500.

NPA expected to deliver review decision on ex-Bryanston High sports coach accused of sex crime

2019-11-12 06:32

The 33-year-old former Bryanston High School sports coach accused of sexual harassment will today find out whether the Director of Public Prosecutions will review the decision to prosecute him.

Cape Town primary school security guard fired amid allegations of sexual abuse

2019-11-06 11:26

A Cape Town primary school security guard has been fired after he allegedly sexually abused a pupil.

'My son is not a rapist, he made a mistake': Dros rapist Nicholas Ninow's mother speaks out - report

2019-10-28 13:41

The mother of Nicholas Ninow says her eldest son is not a rapist 'but had made a mistake'.

 

Police rescue Grade 9 girl forced into marriage in rural Eastern Cape

2020-01-22 10:40

A 16-year-old Grade 9 girl who was reportedly forced into marriage in the remote rural area of Ngxangxasini, Mpindweni, in Ngcobo has been rescued and taken to a place of safety in an undisclosed location.

Hawks rescue nine women, 14-year-old girl from alleged brothel in Bloemfontein

2020-01-13 09:21

The Hawks have rescued nine women and a 14-year-old girl from a flat in Nelson Mandela Drive, Bloemfontein, where they were 'under the command' of a 27-year-old man.

Murdered baby Jeremiah’s paternal family blames mom, despite her acquittal

2019-12-12 19:42

The paternal family of murdered Jeremiah Ruiters have placed the blame for the little boy's murder squarely on the shoulders of his mother who was convicted on Wednesday of neglecting her one-year-old son.

Child porn case: SCA overturns ex-principal's conviction, sentencing over 'invalid' search warrant

2019-12-02 21:50

A former principal of a private school in Mpumalanga, who was convicted of being in possession of child pornography, has had his conviction and sentencing overturned by the Supreme Court of Appeal over an invalid search warrant.

Parents to lay criminal charges after 7 KZN teachers sacked for serious sexual misconduct

2019-11-26 12:29

Parents are expected to lay criminal charges after seven KwaZulu-Natal teachers, many of whom sexually assaulted pupils at their respective schools, have been given the boot by Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu.

Ex-Atlantis control prosecutor sentenced for child pornography, sexual assault

2019-11-19 16:47

A former control prosecutor at the Atlantis Magistrate's Court has been jailed after being convicted for child pornography and sexual assault.

Court dismisses man's appeal of life sentence for raping daughter over 7 years

2019-11-13 05:24

The Western Cape High Court has dismissed a West Coast man's appeal of his life sentence for raping his daughter countless times over a period of seven years.

BCCSA dismisses complaints about SABC interview with mom of convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow

2019-11-06 22:06

The Broadcasting Complaints Commission of South Africa (BCCSA) has found that the SABC did not violate its code when it aired an interview with convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow's mother.

Cabinet welcomes sentences of rapists Masuku and Ninow

2019-10-31 15:21

Cabinet has welcomed the recent sentences of two rapists, saying it will send a strong message that crimes against women and children will not be tolerated.

One-year-old rescued as KZN dad allegedly stabs mom and threatens to kill child

2019-10-24 09:17

A one-year-old girl has been rescued by reaction officers after her mother was allegedly stabbed and her father threatened to murder her.

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