Many rape victims hesitant to report sexual assaults

18 October 2018, 1:02 PM
The controversial pastor, Timothy Omotoso's trial - currently under way in the Port Elizabeth High Court has dominated headlines and social media this week, as the first witness Cheryl Zondi was cross-examined.
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Two schools torched in North West 26 March 2018, 8:41 PM

Two schools have been torched in the North West, in the last four days, all related to community demands for tarred roads.

Hout Bay informal settlement residents demand better services 26 March 2018, 6:54 PM

Resident's from Imizamo Yethu informal settlement near Hout Bay have served the City of Cape Town with yet another memorandum of grievances.

Kimberley residents still without water 26 March 2018, 5:09 PM

Kimberley residents have now been left without water for four days.

Judgment in Henri Van Breda case to be postponed 26 March 2018, 4:16 PM

Judgment in the trial of triple murder accused Henri Van Breda is expected to be postponed in the Western Cape High Court, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Monday.

Police to monitor Lenasia protest 26 March 2018, 3:52 PM

Police will continue to monitor several areas in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg this evening, following a violent service delivery protest over basic services.

SABC to take firm action against any form of corruption 26 March 2018, 3:51 PM

The SABC says that it will take decisive and appropriate action against any form of corruption.

Ferguson inspired by #MeToo to report rape case 26 March 2018, 2:48 PM

Former African National Congress (ANC) MP and singer Jennifer Ferguson says her upcoming shows at the Baxter Theatre in Cape Town next month are inspired by the #ME-TOO movement.

eThekwini Metro Police Officers to partner with UN Institute 26 March 2018, 2:33 PM

The eThekwini Municipality has partnered with the UNITAR to provide training for the Metro Police Officers on High Visibility Enforcement to improve road safety in the city ahead of the upcoming Easter and School holidays.

North West High Court visits Coligny teen’s murder scene 26 March 2018, 2:06 PM

The North West High Court on Monday did an inspection in loco of the crime scene where Coligny teenager Matlhamola Mosweu was allegedly killed.

Integrated Public Transport system launched in Nelson Mandela Bay 26 March 2018, 2:04 PM

The Nelson Mandela Bay's Integrated Public Transport System has been officially launched in the Northern Areas of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape.

WATCH: ANC media briefing 26 March 2018, 1:14 PM

The ANC briefs the media

Durban couple in court over road accident fund fraud 26 March 2018, 1:01 PM

A man and a woman arrested for allegedly trying to swindle cash from a Road Accident Fund (RAF) claimant will on Monday appear in the Durban Commercial Crimes Court, says the RAF.

N West police outline strategy to curb farm attacks 26 March 2018, 12:35 PM

North West police Commissioner Baile Motswenyane said that farming plays a vital role in food security and that stock theft has been prioritised and will get necessary attention through Operation Fiela II.

New digital training course for educators to be launched 26 March 2018, 12:32 PM

Education technology firm Eiffel Corp will this year offer an accredited digital training programme for teachers wishing to add digital teaching competencies to their current skills.

Glebelands hostel suspects to apply for bail 26 March 2018, 12:03 PM

The seven men are facing multiple charges include murder, attempted murder and possession of illegal firearms and ammunition.

Hunt for Limpopo cash-in-transit robbers continues 26 March 2018, 10:43 AM

The hunt by police in Hoedspruit near Phalaborwa for a group of armed suspects who robbed a cash-in-transit van on Saturday afternoon is continuing, Limpopo police said.

South Africans save 410 MW during Earth Hour: Eskom 26 March 2018, 9:37 AM

: Earth Hour is a global call for the protection of the planet and for people to take a stand against climate change.

RTMC ready for Easter weekend traffic 26 March 2018, 9:33 AM

The Road Traffic Management Corperation says it is ready to deal with the expected heavy traffic volumes on the country's major routes ahead of the Easter weekend.

Powa launches news publication to highlight daily violence 26 March 2018, 9:21 AM

As Human Rights Month draws to an end, People Opposing Women Abuse (Powa) says South Africans have become accustomed to high levels of gender based violence.

Golden highway blocked due to protest action 26 March 2018, 8:10 AM

Metro police are directing traffic in the South of Johannesburg where several roads, including the Golden Highway, have been closed by protest action.

Four killed in Port Shepstone crash 26 March 2018, 6:13 AM

Police are investigating the cause of a crash in which four people were killed on the N2 at Paddock near Port Shepstone on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast.

Suspect linked to KZN hostel murders arrested 25 March 2018, 9:30 PM

A man has been arrested at the notorious Glebelands hostel in Umlazi, Durban for possession of an illegal firearm and ammunition.

Jordaan must do the honourable thing and resign: Ncobo 25 March 2018, 6:02 PM

Former PSL general manager Andile Ace Ncobo says president of the South African Football Association, Danny Jordaan, must do the honourable thing and resign from his position.

Police continue to monitor situation at Waterfall, Jhb 25 March 2018, 5:29 PM

Amid a large police contingent and an imminent court appearance, the land invasion at Waterfall, Midrand was contained on Sunday. 

Limpopo police search for suspects involved in heist 25 March 2018, 3:17 PM

Police have launched a manhunt for a group of armed suspects following a cash-in-transit heist along the R40 between Acornhoek and Hoedspruit, outside Phalaborwa in Limpopo on Saturday.

PE Parents are up in arms after NGO tested children for HIV 25 March 2018, 3:16 PM

Parents of children in a Port Elizabeth Primary School are furious; they allege an NGO tested their children for HIV without their consent.

23 arrested for traffic-related offences in Western Cape 25 March 2018, 3:05 PM

Twenty three people have been arrested for various traffic-related offenses in the Western Cape this weekend.

Sol Plaatje Municipality confident of meeting deadline to restore water 25 March 2018, 2:43 PM

The Sol Plaatje Municipality in Kimberley is confident that it will meet its deadline to restore water supply to the city by midnight on Sunday.

Second body recovered following church sea baptism 25 March 2018, 1:39 PM

Police divers have recovered a second body at Monwabisi Beach near Khayelitsha in Cape Town.

SAPS mum on Jordaan’s alleged rape case 25 March 2018, 11:34 AM

Eastern Cape police have declined to comment on the rape charges brought against SAFA president Danny Jordaan, saying his docket has not yet arrived in the province.