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Eastern Cape police officer sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for the rape of a detainee

27 August 2020, 11:43 AM

The Mthatha Regional Court in the Eastern Cape has sentenced a police warrant officer to 18 months imprisonment for raping a female awaiting trial detainee.

UPDATE: DUT suspends student accused of rape

20 August 2020, 5:25 PM

The Durban University of Technology has denied that a 19-year-old woman who was allegedly raped by two brothers last month, is a student at the institution. Yesterday, SABC News reported that the young woman- who wants to remain anonymous- was seeking justice following her ordeal.


Six years later, Mpumalanga domestic worker still waiting for her rape case against employer to be resolved

17 August 2020, 7:31 PM

A 44-year old domestic worker from Piet Retief Mpumalanga, who was allegedly raped by her former employer, will have to wait a little longer for the case to be finalised.

Rape survivors, activists decry stereotypes and culture of silence as SA marks Women’s Day

9 August 2020, 5:40 PM

Anglican Church Reverend June Dolley-Major has called on the church to allow for an independent investigation to be conducted into allegations of rape which she has laid against another priest from the church.

iNanda residents not surprised as local police station records highest number of rape cases in SA

4 August 2020, 8:01 PM

Community members in iNanda north of Durban, say they are not surprised that their local police station has again recorded the highest number of rape cases in the country.

PODCAST | In First Person – Part 14: A car crash claimed my 3 siblings, left me injured and had to endure rape amid grief

4 August 2020, 7:42 PM

In the 14th episode of our Podcast series: ‘In First Person’, we follow the story of Ntsoaki Mofokeng who lost three of her siblings in a car accident and had to endure sexual abuse amidst the grief.

Inanda in KZN records highest number of rapes in SA

1 August 2020, 9:25 AM

Inanda, north of Durban, has recorded the highest number of rapes in the country for the 2019/2020 financial year; followed by nearby Umlazi.

Northern Cape mother sentenced for failing to report daughter’s rape

24 July 2020, 6:49 AM

The Taung Regional Court in the North West has sentenced a woman to five years imprisonment for failing to report the rape of her 15-year-old daughter allegedly by the child’s step father.  This story was been corrected on 25 July 2020: The Taung Regional court is in the North West and not the Northern Cape as was originally stated in the story published on 24 July 2020

Kenya police arrest prison warden over rape of patient in COVID-19 quarantine

17 July 2020, 8:04 PM

 Kenyan police arrested a prison warden accused of raping a female patient in a COVID-19 isolation facility he was meant to be guarding, a police report said on Friday.

Former rehabilitation manager arrested for assault, rape of male patient in Northern Cape

12 July 2020, 5:10 PM

A former Manager of the Hanover Rehabilitation Facility in the Northern Cape has been arrested in Cradock in the Eastern Cape for the rape and assault of a 33-year-old man.



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