ANALYSIS | Ninow unlikely to be granted leave to appeal conviction, sentence

2020-03-10 05:20

Convicted child rapist Nicholas Ninow will have a tough time to convince a full bench of the High Court to grant his application for leave to appeal his conviction and life sentence.

Dros rapist Nicholas Ninow to apply for leave to appeal

2020-03-03 20:40

The National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed that Nicholas Ninow applied for leave to appeal both his conviction and sentence.

Basketball coach charged with murder of missing Hout Bay boy after 'full confession'

2020-03-02 13:29

A basketball coach has been charged with the murder of Sibusiso Dakuse, the 12-year-old Hout Bay boy who was found dead after he went missing.

Tazne van Wyk murder: Accused absconded from parole, was off radar for a year

2020-02-20 19:12

The man arrested in connection with the kidnapping and murder of 8-year-old Tazne van Wyk absconded from parole a year before she went missing in Elsies River, Cape Town.

Gauteng advocate on trial for the alleged rape of a five-year-old girl

2020-02-12 17:49

An advocate listed as a member of the Bridge Group of Advocates is on trial for the alleged rape of a girl who was five at the time.

Pretoria man sentenced to life for raping his then-10-year-old stepdaughter in 2013

2020-01-31 19:43

According to the National Prosecuting Authority, the man, who cannot be named to protect the identity of his victim, looked after her during the week.

Cyril Ramaphosa | We need a more responsible society

2020-01-27 08:02

South Africa needs to become a more caring and responsible society, writes President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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.


De Lille hands over 6 more govt properties for victims of gender-based violence

2020-03-04 15:39

Public Works and Infrastructure Minister Patricia de Lille has announced the handing over of six more properties which are to be transformed into shelters for survivors of gender-based violence.

'The Lost Boys of Bird Island': Publishers withdraw paedophilia scandal book

2020-03-03 15:11

The controversial book 'The Lost Boys of Bird Island', in which claims of paedophilia are made against apartheid-era ministers, has been withdrawn by its publishers.

Lesufi condemns murder of girl, 4, allegedly at the hands of her father

2020-02-25 22:22

Acting Gauteng Social Development MEC Panyaza Lesufi has condemned the murder of a four-year-old girl in Soweto, allegedly at the hands of her father.

Six-year-old hides in classroom after gran allegedly uses axe to attack him

2020-02-20 09:21

A 6-year-old boy has been found hiding alone in a classroom at his school, near Ermelo in Mpumalanga, where he hid allegedly to escape from his abusive grandmother.

'Our society has indeed lost a moral compass' - Man in court for brutally killing two-month-old son

2020-02-01 21:09

A 27-year-old man is expected to reappear in the Kwa-Mhlanga Magistrate’s Court next week, for allegedly brutally killing his two-month-old baby.

Advocacy group calls for speedy trial for an alleged child abuser

2020-01-28 18:50

Advocacy group Women and Men Against Child Abuse (WMACA) lambastes the Alexandra Magistrate’s Court for allegedly delaying the trial of a domestic worker accused of assaulting a minor girl.

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.

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