Dros rape accused to spend next 30 days in Weskoppies for psychiatric evaluation

2019-01-09 11:04

The 22-year-old man accused of raping a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria will spend the next 30 days in Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital.

I was raped by a relative and forced into silence says HIV positive youth

2018-12-17 11:30

A 26-year-old rape survivor from Limpopo is now dedicating her time to helping other young women with similar experiences.

Courtney Pieters' killer gets two life sentences for her rape, murder

2018-12-11 14:27

The Western Cape High Court has sentenced Mortimer Saunders to two life sentences for the rape and murder of 3-year-old Courtney Pieters.

Bob Hewitt denied application to convert prison sentence to house arrest

2018-11-23 13:45

Convicted rapist Bob Hewitt has been denied an application to convert his prison sentence into house arrest.

Sentencing proceedings to start for Cape Town man who raped girlfriend before she died

2018-11-19 05:20

A man found guilty of raping his girlfriend at a New Year's Eve rave five years ago is expected back in the Western Cape High Court for the start of sentencing proceedings.

Ramaphosa commits to funding for rape counselling services

2018-11-02 10:20

Could this be the end of government’s 'one stop' centres’ financial woes?

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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Surviving R Kelly includes interviews with his alleged victims and the trailer is explosive

2018-10-26 17:25

The new documentary speaks to the women who allege the singer of abuse as well as his peers in the industry and ask them tough questions.

What price are we prepared to pay to provide justice to rape complainants?

2018-10-23 06:00

Justice is the colour of money and the weight of numbers – which is just another way of saying that justice depends as much on the mundane art of administration, as it does on law and rights, writes Lisa Vetten.

Omotoso trial: 'No merit' in request for me to recuse myself, judge rules

2018-10-22 14:34

The lawyer representing controversial pastor Timothy Omotoso and his two accused has asked presiding Judge Mandela Makaula to recuse himself from the case, but the judge has wasted little time in dismissing the request.


Dros rape case: Accused back in court on Wednesday

2019-01-07 13:18

The National Prosecuting Authority has confirmed that the accused in the Dros rape case will return to the Pretoria Magistrate's Court this week.

Are ‘consent videos’ before sex the answer to #MeToo?

2018-12-14 09:00

In fearing false accusations, men are now asking women to record 'consent videos' before sex. In a nutshell: a woman tells the camera that she agrees to engaging in sexual intercourse with that specific man.

Case against Dros rape accused postponed as bed still not available at Weskoppies

2018-11-28 11:03

A bed at Weskoppies Psychiatric Hospital is not yet available for the man accused of raping a 7-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria, and the case has been postponed.

Taxi serial rapist given 13 life sentences

2018-11-22 13:33

The Palm Ridge Magistrate's Court has handed down 13 life sentences and 340 additional years to serial taxi rapist Lebogang Gift Mokoena.

18 life sentences for rapists after attack on teen, mother

2018-11-11 13:23

Three rapists have been sentenced to 18 life sentences collectively for the rape of a teenager and her mother, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Sunday.

Cape Town man to be sentenced for raping his girlfriend before she died

2018-10-29 05:42

The boyfriend of a young woman who was found guilty of raping her at a New Year's Eve party shortly before she died is expected to be sentenced in the Western Cape High Court.

WATCH: Omotoso rape trial resumes after lawyer asked judge to recuse himself

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

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These 8 named men confessed how they sexually assaulted women to the New York Times - and it's incredibly powerful

2018-10-22 15:52

TRIGGER WARNING: This article discusses sexual harassment and assault.

Crime intelligence officer tells court how he tailed murdered Hannah Cornelius' car

2018-10-22 13:32

A sharp-eyed crime intelligence officer has told the Western Cape High Court how he tailed the blue VW Golf belonging to Hannah Cornelius, after her severely injured friend had managed to give him some details of their ordeal.

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