ARTICLES RELATING TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Northern Cape man jailed for killing wife by stabbing her 23 times

2019-07-05 09:58

A man who killed his wife by stabbing her 23 times has been sentenced to an effective 26 years in jail this week, according to Northern Cape police.

3 women and what they tell us about South Africa's economy of public sympathy

2019-03-12 05:00

Over the past week or so three women – Elizabeth Koue, Babes Wodumo and Karima Brown – have provided a glimpse into the economy of public sympathy in South Africa, writes Lisa Vetten.

How to help abuse survivors

2019-03-05 17:34

Following the circulation of a live video that shows local musician Mandla Maphumulo assaulting his partner Bongekile “Babes Wodumo” Simelane, we asked an expert how you can help an abuse victim

Pitch Black Afro remains behind bars after case postponed pending bail application

2019-01-15 14:39

Local rapper Thulani Ngcobo, popularly known as Pitch Black Afro, will have to spend several more days in custody before he can apply for bail.

Cape Town man kills girlfriend and himself after shooting two cops

2019-01-11 11:22

A Philippi East man has shot and wounded two policemen before killing his girlfriend and himself as police closed in during a search for an illegal gun, according to Western Cape police.

Domestic violence support centre to operate from under a tree

2019-01-02 14:44

The Thohoyandou Victim Empowerment Programme (TVEP) was evicted from their offices because they have been unable to pay their rent.

'She lost her life in the most horrific manner' - judge hands life sentence to man who set lover on fire

2018-12-16 07:03

Cynthia Naidoo hopes that her 27-year-old daughter Tisha Naidoo, who died after she was set alight by her live-in-lover Niresh Singh two years ago, will finally rest in peace following his sentencing.

#TotalShutDown urges Johann Rupert to cancel Chairman's Conversation appearance over Mkhari's assault allegations

2018-11-30 06:34

The #TotalShutDown movement has written to businessman Johann Rupert asking him to cancel his appearance on Power FM's Chairman's Conversation over allegations that Given Mkhari, the chairperson of the station's parent company, assaulted his wife.

Fatal divorce court shooting: Killer cop worked for protection and security services unit

2018-11-27 13:06

The KwaZulu-Natal police officer who shot and killed his wife and brother-in-law inside a divorce court, before turning the gun on himself, was stationed at the protection and security services unit in KwaMashu.

Cop shoots and kills wife, himself at Hout Bay police station

2018-11-07 12:59

A police sergeant has shot his wife dead during an argument, and then killed himself, at the Hout Bay police station in Cape Town, police have confirmed.

 

Woman escapes after being held captive for 22 years by boyfriend

2019-06-14 14:43

A 57-year-old man has been arrested for kidnapping his girlfriend and holding her captive for 22 years.

2-month-old baby burnt to death following Limpopo teen's alleged arson, assault rampage

2019-03-06 08:19

The man allegedly stabbed his girlfriend during an argument and set the house on fire before fleeing the scene.

#BabesWodumo: We shouldn't ask 'Why didn't she leave?' but 'Why didn't he stop?' – gender violence specialist

2019-03-05 07:36

While the video of Babes Wodumo being attacked by her partner has sparked outrage, the perennial question - "Why didn't she leave?" - has been asked by many.

Pitch Black Afro in a 'jolly mood' during bail hearing: 'Ah mama, I wish I could kiss you'

2019-01-15 13:54

He sprung up the wooden stairs unchained, wearing an army green shirt and had plaited his afro down.

Limpopo businessman kills girlfriend, turns gun on himself - police

2019-01-09 12:17

A Limpopo businessman shot and killed his girlfriend while embroiled in a suspected lovers' quarrel before he turned the gun on himself, police have said.

"My sugar daddy wants to marry me – how do I tell my family?"

2018-12-20 11:43

Sis Dolly answers some burning questions from our readers.

Eastern Cape man asks wife to take him back, then allegedly rapes her

2018-12-06 08:41

A 46-year-old Eastern Cape man has been arrested by Centane police for allegedly raping his estranged wife.

Free State man stabs ex to death, injures daughter

2018-11-29 09:26

As South Africa marks 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children, a man has been arrested following a domestic dispute in which he killed his ex-partner and injured his child.

'If walls could talk' - woman who was allegedly raped, impregnated, beaten by her father

2018-11-09 07:33

A woman who was allegedly raped by her father and fell pregnant with two of his children has decided to break her cycle of abuse by reporting him to the police.

Mamelodi Sundowns, Bafana star charged with assaulting his wife

2018-10-30 13:22

Mamelodi Sundowns and Bafana Bafana star Andile Jali has been arrested after allegedly assaulting his wife.

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