ARTICLES RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Wife arrested for murder of acclaimed artist Walter Meyer

2017-12-28 10:00

The wife of acclaimed South African landscape artist Walter Meyer has been arrested in connection with his murder, Northern Cape police say.

Man arrested for allegedly shooting girlfriend

2017-12-25 07:01

A 27-year-old man - believed to be recently released from St Albans Prison in Port Elizabeth – has been arrested after he allegedly shot his girlfriend in both legs and hip, police say.

Alleged killer boyfriend hands himself over to cops

2017-12-03 13:11

The man who allegedly shot and killed a successful Cape Town businesswoman in front of her parents and young son, has handed himself over to police.

Shaka Sisulu's wife withdraws assault charges against him

2017-09-20 22:35

Lerato Sedi has withdrawn assault charges against her husband, Shaka Sisulu, saying he never intended to cause her physical harm.

Mom of two beaten to death with a spade

2017-09-07 18:09

The children of a woman beaten to death with a spade allegedly by her boyfriend have been placed in the care of relatives, the Western Cape Department of Social Development said.

Reeva foundation joins call to get guns out of abusive homes

2017-08-02 22:28

The Reeva Steenkamp Foundation has joined a Women's Month call for victims of domestic violence to have guns in their homes legally removed.

#NotInMyName march against gender violence planned in Soweto

2017-05-26 06:00

People are expected to gather to participate in the #NotInMyName march against gender violence at the University of Johannesburg’s Soweto Campus to Regina Mundi Church.

Karabo Mokoena was weak, says minister for women

2017-05-24 07:53

Whilst the late Karabo Mokoena came across as very strong, internally, she was weak, Minister of Women Susan Shabangu has said.

'You have left a huge hole in my heart' - Karabo's sister says goodbye

2017-05-19 14:04

In a touching tribute to her little sister, an inconsolable Bontle Mokoena wept while she read out a heart-wrenching letter at the funeral of Karabo Mokoena in the Diepkloof Hall in Soweto.

Police captain opens her heart and home to domestic violence victim

2017-05-19 08:08

A police officer in Port Elizabeth recently went above and beyond the call of duty when a woman had contacted her after being assaulted by her live-in partner.

 

Man in court over Christmas Day acid attack on wife

2017-12-28 07:32

A 43-year-old man who allegedly threw acid onto his wife before setting her alight is set to appear in the Roodepoort Magistrate's Court, say police. 

Murder victim lived in terror

2017-12-05 13:30

A KwaZulu-Natal woman who was kidnapped and murdered last week had lived in terror and knew her days were numbered, a relative says.

“My husband beat me while I was pregnant — Here’s how I survived”

2017-11-27 17:51

“You can brainwash yourself into thinking things aren’t so bad.”

Couple found dead in Bloemfontein house after party

2017-09-11 11:05

A couple has been found dead in their home in Bloemfontein, both with shots to the head. They had three young children.

Ritual murders, rape and domestic violence rampant in this community

2017-08-18 12:29

Most of the recorded abuse cases involve women who are physically, emotionally and verbally abused by their partners.

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing wife to death

2017-08-02 12:24

The husband of a woman found stabbed to death in her home near Dutywa has been arrested for her murder, according to Eastern Cape police.

Shabangu must retract callous 'Karabo was weak' remarks - DA

2017-05-24 11:33

The DA has called on Minister of Women in the Presidency Susan Shabangu to retract her remarks that murdered Karabo Mokoena was 'weak'.

When love kills

2017-05-21 05:52

There is only a 1.11% chance of conviction of perpetrators of intimate femicide, writes Zinhle Mapumulo.

'Men, this must come to an end' - Bathabile Dlamini at Karabo Mokoena's funeral

2017-05-19 11:06

ANC Women’s League president Bathabile Dlamini says the death of Karabo Mokoena must be seen as a lesson, and that the killing of women must come to an end.

ANCWL visits Karabo Mokoena's family

2017-05-16 11:15

Grief and sorrow filled the air in the warm Mokoena household as the ANC Women's League (ANCWL), led by President Bathabile Dlamini, visited the home of Karabo Mokoena in Diepkloof, Soweto, singing church and struggle songs.

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