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.

Mduduzi Manana lambasted over #TheTotalShutdown video

2018-08-01 13:13

Mduduzi Manana has been criticised over a video he posted to Facebook expressing his support of the #TheTotalShutdown protest.

Stop turning a blind eye to famous abusers

2018-07-29 12:03

Artists such as R Kelly, Bill Cosby, Chris Brown and the late rapper XXXTentacion, have consistently been given a pass over their mistreatment of black women, writes Rhode Marshall.

NPA insists PowerFM boss Mkhari and wife will appear in court on charges of assault

2018-07-16 13:22

The National Prosecuting Authority insists radio mogul Given Mkhari and his wife Ipeleng, would appear at the Randburg Magistrate's Court, despite reports that the charges have been dropped.

Serial rapist sentenced to 4 life sentences plus 259 years

2018-07-11 22:50

The provincial police commissioner has welcomed the lengthy prison sentence.

Public outcry should not influence court in case of man accused of raping girl, 10 – lawyer

2018-07-05 17:02

The lawyer representing the man accused of raping his 10-year-old stepdaughter says the public outcry the case has attracted should not be a determining factor in his client's application for his release on bail.


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.

WATCH: #TotalShutDown protesters clash at Union Buildings, demand Ramaphosa addresses them

2018-08-01 19:33

Police and protesters taking part in the #TotalShutDown march have clashed in Tshwane after officers forcibly tried to remove marchers blocking the road in front of the main entrance to the Union Buildings.

#TheTotalShutdown: Ramaphosa a no show as some women remain at Union Buildings - AS IT HAPPENED

2018-08-01 08:28

The start of Women's Month is being marked by countrywide marches and pickets over violence against women, children and gender non-conforming people.

Manana to face Parliament ethics probe over assault of 3 women at club

2018-07-23 12:24

Embattled ANC MP Mduduzi Manana will appear before a joint ethics sub-committee in Parliament over his involvement in an assault at a Cubana nightclub in Fourways last year.

Judge Kathy Satchwell to head inquiry into Equal Education sexual harassment complaints

2018-07-12 17:48

Equal Education's national council has established a panel of respected academics, headed by Judge Kathy Satchwell, to investigate claims of sexual harassment against former treasurer Doron Isaacs.

Verulam stepfather accused of raping his stepdaughter denied bail

2018-07-06 10:59

The man accused of raping his stepdaughter 900 times over a five year period has been denied bail.

Verulam man who allegedly raped stepdaughter is back in the dock

2018-07-05 05:17

A 43-year-old man who allegedly raped his 10-year-old stepdaughter about 900 times from 2013 to 2018, is expected to appear in the Verulam Family Court.

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