Two suspects sentenced to life imprisonment for rape and brutal murder of 20-year-old Tweefontein woman

2020-01-12 10:47

Two hefty sentences handed to Nhlanhla Mahlangu and Sifundo Zulu for the rape and murder of 20-year-old Nokuthula Skhosana.

North West man in court for rape, murder of 15-year-old girl

2020-01-07 11:43

A 40-year-old North West man is expected to appear again in the Bofokeng Magistrate's Court in Rustenburg for allegedly kidnapping, raping and killing a 15-year-old girl.

From Uyinene to the Dros rapist: these 10 court cases shocked SA in 2019

2020-01-02 06:12

From murders-by-appointment to the gruesome killing of seven family members and a tragic rape and murder in a post office, these are the 10 court cases that shocked South Africans in 2019.

Man accused of raping girl, 4, and her mom falsely claimed to be a murder parolee

2019-12-31 20:12

A 35-year-old man arrested for allegedly raping a 4-year-old girl and her mother, falsely claimed to police and his victims that he was a murder parolee, police have said.

Man arrested for rape of 4-year-old girl and her mom

2019-12-30 08:59

A 35-year-old man has been arrested in Machadodorp, Mpumalanga, for allegedly raping a four-year-old girl and her mother.

Two-time Cape Town rape survivor Hlumela Halom tells her story

2019-12-16 16:48

We are #StrongerTogether.

Suspected rapist killed in mob justice attack in Eastern Cape

2019-12-14 08:33

Police have condemned the vigilante killing of a suspected rapist in the Eastern Cape.

2 men sentenced to life for raping child, pensioner

2019-12-11 17:52

Two Eastern Cape men have been jailed for life after they were sentenced by two separate courts in the province.

'For far too long rape has been used as a tool to relegate the women of this country' - ConCourt

2019-12-11 15:56

Two rapists who went on a rampage, raping women in a suburb of Tembisa in Gauteng 21 years ago, have lost a Constitutional Court bid to change the law so that the doctrine of common purpose does not apply to rape cases.

Eastern Cape man to appear in court for allegedly raping, killing girl, 10

2019-12-10 21:55

A 43-year-old man is set to appear in the Butterworth Magistrate's Court for allegedly raping and killing a 10-year-old girl.


One woman reports a rape every 15 minutes in India

2020-01-10 12:31

Women reported almost 34 000 rapes in 2018, according to the annual crime report released by the Home Ministry.

A man convicted of 159 sexual offences may be the most prolific rapist in the world, British prosecutors say

2020-01-06 17:15

Since Reynhard Sinaga, 36, was arrested in Manchester in June 2017 he has been convicted of 136 counts of rape and eight counts of attempted rape.

From #AmINext to xenophobia, the stories that rocked SA in 2019

2020-01-01 07:21

From ongoing attacks on women and children, to the apparent targeting of foreign nationals and the deployment of the army to the Cape Flats – violence grabbed the major headlines in South Africa in 2019.

Helen Zille riles up Twitter again, this time for sharing cartoon on land and race generalisations

2019-12-30 13:14

DA federal council chairperson Helen Zille has once again caused a stir on Twitter – this time for posting a cartoon about land, rape and race generalisations.

In crime-hit Nigerian city, rape victims find their voice

2019-12-17 14:25

"They forced their way in at around 2am. They raped us. And when they left, they stole our phones and money."

It's never too late to report sex offences. Here's what the experts have to say

2019-12-16 07:05

There is a Constitutional Court judgment which deals with the issue of prescription in rape cases, experts say.

Six life terms for Mpumalanga serial rapist

2019-12-12 14:20

A serial rapist from Mpumalanga has been given six life terms after being found guilty of committing nine counts of rape.

Pastor in dock for allegedly raping teen after claiming evil spirits would attack her

2019-12-11 17:36

A Limpopo pastor, who is accused of raping a 17-year-old girl, has been remanded by the Malamulele Magistrate's Court.

Khayelitsha court needs better facilities for rape survivors, report finds

2019-12-11 15:12

About 30 people have held a protest outside the Khayelitsha Magistrate' s Court to demand a better sexual offences court.

Joburg man sentenced to 13 life terms after being found guilty on 54 counts, including rape, kidnapping

2019-12-10 13:54

Sibusiso Ndlovu - who was found guilty of 54 violent offences, ranging from rape, to kidnapping and assault - has been sentenced to 13 life terms and 185 years in prison.

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