WATCH: Omotoso rape trial postponed to December 10

The trial of rape-accused Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso is expected to continue in the Eastern Cape High Court.

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OVERVIEW: State says application for recusal of judge 'a ploy to delay proceedings' in Omotoso trial

2018-10-25 14:00

Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso’s legal team has brought an application for leave to appeal Judge Mandela Makaula’s refusal to recuse himself from the matter in the Port Elizabeth High Court.

OVERVIEW: Judge in Omotoso trial dismisses defence application to recuse himself

2018-10-22 09:49

The rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso has resumed in the Eastern Cape High Court.

OVERVIEW: 'It's about justice, leave everything to us' - Judge tells Zondi ahead of postponement in Omotoso trial

2018-10-17 10:07

Cheryl Zondi, the first witness in trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso, takes the stand for the third day in the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth. WARNING: Some testimony might have content of a sexual nature.

'Guilty, not guilty, guilty' - 'confused' rape accused disrupts court

2018-10-12 17:17

Court proceedings involving one of the taxi drivers accused of kidnapping and raping several women took a dramatic twist when he kept changing his pleas.

Bodies of 2 kids found blindfolded in shallow grave identified as missing brother and sister

2018-10-10 13:57

The bodies of two children found in a veld in Soweto have been identified as a missing brother and sister.

Another rape reported at Fort Hare university

2018-08-21 13:39

Fort Hare University promises to “beef up” security and review its policy on sexual harassment following another alleged rape.

Government has zero tolerance for crimes against children and women – David Mabuza

2018-08-18 20:00

Deputy president David Mabuza says government will have a "zero tolerance attitude to crimes against women and children".

Mduduzi Manana removed from gender-based violence panel discussion

2018-08-09 09:11

The organisers of an event aimed at raising funds to oppose gender-based violence have confirmed that they had removed former deputy minister Mduduzi Manana as one of their panellists.

Shock, anger and condolences in wake of Rhodes student Khensani Maseko's death

2018-08-06 11:49

Shock, sorrow, anger and outrage have emerged as the circumstances surrounding the death of Rhodes University student Khensani Maseko comes to light and her story is pieced together.


Omotoso Trial: 'I'm not threatening you' - lawyer tells judge as he prepares to go to SCA

2018-10-25 22:31

The trial of rape-accused Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso is expected to be brought to a halt while the defence approaches the Supreme Court of Appeal in Bloemfontein in a bid to have the trial judge removed.

Omotoso rape trial: 'We continue to support the man of God', says church

2018-10-25 09:18

Rape accused Timothy Omotoso's church, Jesus Dominion International, will 'continue to stand with and support the man of God', it says.

Omotoso trial: Cheryl Zondi's cross-examination 'brutally inhumane' - Dlamini, Memela

2018-10-18 12:15

A minister and an MP, who are responsible for women's issues, have expressed outrage at the "brutally inhumane and unnecessary style of cross-examination by advocate Peter Daubermann" in the rape trial of Nigerian pastor Timothy Omotoso.

KZN man accused of raping stepdaughter 900 times to appear in court

2018-10-16 05:12

The 43-year-old man accused of raping his 10-year-old stepdaughter at least 900 times is expected to appear in the Verulam Magistrate's Court.

Hlumelo Biko assault trial to go ahead after mediation cancelled

2018-10-12 13:47

The trial of Hlumelo Biko for alleged assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm to his wife will go ahead, almost a year after the complaint was laid.

Mabuza vows to 'step up' govt role in fighting gender-based violence

2018-08-24 17:10

Deputy President David Mabuza has vowed that the government will "step up" its role in the fight against gender-based violence, pointing out that South Africa's femicide rate has increased over the last five years.

Best of City Press: Ramaphosa faces fightback, Post Office in R200m debacle, and EFF accused of gender violence

2018-08-19 17:04

In case you missed it, here are some of the best-read stories from City Press on Sunday, 19 August.

Famous SA dancer accused of rape released on R5 000 bail

2018-08-17 19:25

A famous dancer accused of raping his 13-year-old girl neighbour has succeeded in his bid for freedom after he was released on R5000 bail in the Durban Magistrate's Court.

'Unfounded' case against #TheTotalShutDown protesters closed – police

2018-08-06 22:50

An SAPS spokesperson says at no stage was the police's management informed that the protesters had committed any transgressions in any way before, during or after the protest march.

Ramaphosa personally addresses #TotalShutDown protesters, promises gender summit

2018-08-01 22:13

President Cyril Ramaphosa has personally accepted a memorandum from protesters at the Union Buildings in Pretoria, who marched against gender-based violence in South Africa, and he has promised them a gender summit.

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