It's been a long, hard and expensive slog, but next week former president Jacob Zuma will finally get what he's always wanted: his day in court.
A man who allegedly murdered his girlfriend on Monday has been arrested, says KwaZulu-Natal police.
The government will reallocate R1.1bn in additional funding this financial year to dispel the "dark and heavy shadow" of gender-based violence that has been cast across the country, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced.
Gender-based violence undermines the ANC's social message like few other issues do but also offers a strong political lifeline for Cyril Ramaphosa. Will he take it, asks Daniel Silke.
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Students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology say they will continue protesting until campuses are made safer.
The woman whose body was found dumped and beaten next to a primary school in Gugulethu was a 24-year-old mother of two children, according to activist group Ilitha Labantu.
Protesting students have taken to the streets of Cape Town again, calling for an end to violence against women and decisive action from the government.
It would have been the easy route for President Cyril Ramaphosa to regain some brownie points by heeding the calls for the reinstatement of the death penalty and declaring a state of emergency. Instead, he showed some seldom-displayed presidential backbone and skirted these issues.
President Cyril Ramaphosa has said harsher sentences, where gender-based violence is concerned will be introduced.
The man who confessed to the rape and murder of University of Cape Town student Uyinene Mrwetyana once faced a case, that was later dropped, of chasing down a woman in hospital to rape her, Police Minister Bheki Cele said as he revealed gruesome details about the killing.
I believed I was worthy of love and everyone else loved me – why not the father figures in my life?
The DA plans to introduce a private member's bill it believes will "strengthen the powers granted to courts and the SAPS to provide essential safeguards" to the most vulnerable amid the recent spate of femicide and rape.
The South African Police Service (SAPS) needs to be more sensitive when dealing with rape victims, according to Nonhlanhla Ncube-Ndaba, chairperson for the portfolio committee on women, youth and persons with disabilities.
The mother of a 24-year-old woman whose body was found dumped next to a rubble-strewn path at the end of a cul-de-sac in Gugulethu, Cape Town, said she has given those responsible for her daughter's murder "over to God".
The Twitter account @helpsurvivers, which "exposed" men when Twitter users tweeted allegations of rape against them, has been suspended.
A man accused of killing his wife, Angelique Clarke-Abrahams, has abandoned his bail application for now, the National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed.
The SABC has apologised to President Cyril Ramaphosa for flighting a pre-recorded message that included a re-take of his address to the nation on Thursday evening.
Reinstating the death penalty? No, no, no, says Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga.
Vice-Chancellors at all 26 universities have called for a meeting with President Cyril Ramaphosa to discuss the scourge of gender-based violence.
Five more people were arrested during the groundswell of demonstrations in Cape Town's CBD against the killing and raping of women and girls.
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