Bid to amend Children's Act to ensure the arrest of people who fail to report child abuse

2019-10-18 15:46

Non-profit organisation Women and Men Against Child Abuse is fighting for the amendment of the Children’s Act to ensure the arrest of any adult who does not report incidents of child abuse they know of.

Online child sex probe leads to 337 arrests - UK police

2019-10-16 18:48

UK and US authorities investigating a "dark web" child pornography site run from South Korea announced the arrest of 337 suspects in 38 countries.

Man accused of stabbing Cape Town toddler remains in custody, for now

2019-10-15 16:00

A Parklands man accused of stabbing a toddler in the head is expected to remain in custody until he applies for bail later in October, the Cape Town Magistrate's Court head heard.

Lesufi shuts down exclusive Gauteng dance school following sexual abuse allegations

2019-10-11 11:32

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi has said he would close down the exclusive Tebogo Kgobokoe Arts Academy following allegations of sexual assault and grooming.

Al-Noor orphanage: Warrant of arrest issued after second accused fails to show up at court

2019-09-27 13:21

The Cape Town Magistrates' Court has issued an immediate warrant of arrest for the 26-year-old man facing various assault charges relating to the Al-Noor Orphanage Centre in Cape Town.

Alleged creche abuse: Owners face two charges of assault

2019-09-26 17:42

The owner of a Carletonville crèche, where alleged child abuse was caught on video, faces two charges of assault, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has confirmed.

Carletonville creche abuse: More investigations needed in case against owner

2019-09-12 15:52

The case against the owner of a Carletonville crèche embroiled in an abuse scandal has been postponed for further investigations and the senior public prosecutor’s decision on a way forward.

Dros rape: Childminder breaks down while testifying against Nicholas Ninow

2019-09-10 15:35

A childminder, who looked after children in the play area of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, where a seven year-old girl was raped, broke down in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Nicholas Ninow details rape in Dros bathroom

2019-09-09 19:43

Nicholas Ninow admitted to knowing he was acting unlawfully when he raped a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, putting to rest any doubt about his mental capacity during the crime.

Charges withdrawn against Lentegeur baby rape accused

2019-08-28 17:00

The case against the man arrested in connection with the rape of a baby in Lentegeur, Cape Town, has been withdrawn pending DNA results.


AS IT HAPPENED | Dros rapist Nicholas Ninow sentenced to life for rape, 5 years for possession of drugs

2019-10-17 14:00

Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow has been sentenced to life in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

Pregnant Western Cape mom gets 30 years for choking 3-year-old daughter to death

2019-10-15 16:39

A pregnant Montagu mother has been sentenced to 30 years behind bars for choking her three-year-old daughter to death.

Owner of Carletonville nursery school, employee appeared in court

2019-10-11 20:54

The owner of Ninnies Neurons crèche and her employee who was caught on film violently assaulting minors, appeared separately in the Oberholzer Magistrate's Court on Friday.

Pastor arrested for allegedly raping 4-year-old

2019-10-07 07:24

A pastor from Moorreesburg north of Cape Town has been arrested for allegedly sexually molesting a four-year-old toddler for the second time in the past five months.

WATCH | Over 300 'abused' students freed from Islamic school in Nigeria

2019-09-27 12:37

Police in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna have rescued more than 300 male students from an Islamic boarding school where many had been tortured and sexually abused, a police spokesperson says.

Newborn baby found naked in pit toilet, mom arrested

2019-09-18 18:21

A 21-year-old woman has been arrested after allegedly deserting her three-day old baby in a pit toilet in George, police say.

Mother who murdered her 4 children says she misses them - family

2019-09-10 16:14

Zinhle Maditla, the Klarinet mother who murdered her four kids, has written a letter to her family telling them how she misses her children.

Dros rape trial update: Victim's mother won't testify on Tuesday against Nicholas Ninow

2019-09-10 05:15

The mother of a seven-year-old girl will no longer testify on Tuesday in the rape trial of Nicholas Ninow in the Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

SA's outpouring of grief inspires ANC Parliamentary caucus' pledge to lead fight against gender-based violence

2019-09-09 18:48

The ANC parliamentary caucus vows to be at the forefront of the fight against gender-based violence.

Limpopo principal who slapped pupils in viral video suspended

2019-08-21 14:21

The Limpopo Department of Education has suspended and charged the educator captured in a video last week slapping learners at Bopedi Bapedi Secondary School in the Sekhukhune South District.

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