Police investigating attempted sexual assault of boy, 11, at Sea Point Pavilion pool

2020-01-02 11:35

Police are investigating the attempted sexual assault of an 11-year-old boy at the Sea Point Pavilion swimming pool in Cape Town, authorities have said.

Harvey Weinstein reaches $25m settlement with accusers

2019-12-12 08:39

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has reached a $25m settlement with dozens of his alleged sexual misconduct victims.

Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach to apply for bail

2019-12-05 06:57

Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach is expected to apply for bail when he makes his first appearance in court on Thursday.

Committee urges gender commission to look at Bishops teacher's sexual misconduct findings

2019-12-03 22:30

The portfolio committee on women, youth and persons with disabilities has urged the Commission of Gender Equality to monitor the findings made against a teacher at Bishops Diocesan School in Cape Town who was found to have engaged in sexual misconduct with at least five pupils.

VIDEO | Watch the moment police arrested media exec Willem Breytenbach for sexual assault

2019-12-03 13:39

The alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach - who has been accused of rape by Johannesburg-based copywriter Deon Wiggett - was arrested at his psychologist's practice in Hartenbos, close to Mossel Bay, in the Southern Cape on Tuesday.

AfriForum has withdrawn private prosecution of prominent businessman accused of child rape - NPA

2019-12-02 14:38

The National Prosecuting Authority in Gauteng says it has learnt that lobby group AfriForum has withdrawn its private prosecution of a prominent businessman who allegedly raped his three-year-old granddaughter.

EXCLUSIVE | 6 more men accuse media exec Breytenbach of sexual offences

2019-11-29 06:01

Six more young men have accused former media executive Willem Breytenbach of sexual grooming, harassment and assault during his time at Media24 and as a digital entrepreneur.

PODCAST | My Only Story Episode 4: 'Willem Breytenbach will no longer bother us and I find peace in that'

2019-11-28 06:01

In this much-anticipated finale of a series of podcasts co-published by News24, Deon Wiggett recounts a chilling story of how he and other boys were allegedly sexually molested more than 20 years ago by Willem Breytenbach, who used to be a teacher at a prestigious school and later became an executive at Media24.

Parents to lay criminal charges after 7 KZN teachers sacked for serious sexual misconduct

2019-11-26 12:29

Parents are expected to lay criminal charges after seven KwaZulu-Natal teachers, many of whom sexually assaulted pupils at their respective schools, have been given the boot by Education MEC Kwazi Mshengu.

PODCAST | THE STORY: Exposing 'Jimmy' - the media exec accused of assaulting boys

2019-11-22 07:04

Willem Breytenbach, a former teacher-turned-journalist who became an executive at Media24, is accused of raping a schoolboy more than 20 years ago.


Disgraced Weinstein says world forgets he 'pioneered' women in film

2019-12-17 06:06

Disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has complained that the world has forgotten how he "pioneered" casting women prominently in his films, following dozens of sex-crime allegations that left him feeling "eviscerated".

Police escalate rape case of former MMA released hours after arrest

2019-12-05 12:37

The South African Police Service says the case of former mixed martial arts fighter, Patrick Luindula, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman at LaBoom night club in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg, has been escalated to provincial level "as a matter of urgency".

Former MMA fighter arrested for rape and released again, after being turned away from three police stations

2019-12-04 14:32

Confusion surrounds a rape case in which a former mixed martial arts fighter, Patrick Jorge Luindula, stands accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a popular club in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg.

PICS | Rape accused Willem Breytenbach arrives in handcuffs at police station in Cape Town

2019-12-03 19:01

Alleged sex offender Willem Breytenbach - who has been accused of rape by Johannesburg-based copywriter Deon Wiggett - has been arrested in Hartenbos in the Southern Cape and taken to a police station in Cape Town.

Bishops sex scandal teacher still under medical care - lawyer

2019-12-02 16:22

The former Bishops teacher accused of sexual misconduct is still under medical care, her lawyer has said after the school released a statement on the findings of its investigation.

Uyinene foundation launch: 'This symbolises a crossover to the other side, where her memories will live' - Uyinene's mother

2019-11-30 09:10

Uyinene Mrwetyana's mother has said the launch of the foundation symbolises a crossover to the other side, where her memories will live.

EXCLUSIVE PODCAST: More survivors reveal 'sexual assault' by media exec Breytenbach

2019-11-28 06:10

Allegations of sexual abuse and rape are piling up against Willem Breytenbach, a former teacher and media executive who has been implicated in My Only Story, a weekly podcast by Deon Wiggett which is co-published by News24.

Pretoria woman accused of raping minor and sexually grooming others granted bail

2019-11-27 06:01

A 37-year-old woman, who has been accused of raping a 14-year-old boy and sending explicit images and videos of herself to at least four other minors, has been granted bail under strict conditions.

Third life sentence for child rape in less than one week

2019-11-26 11:17

A man from Emalahleni, Mpumalanga, has been sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of raping his 14-year-old daughter - the third such conviction in the past week.

Government considers making sexual offenders list more accessible - report

2019-11-21 10:23

The government is considering making the National Register for Sex Offenders more accessible, but is wary of making it fully available, according to reports.

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