Carolyn Raphaely

Senior Journalist at The Wits Justice Project, [email protected] Carolyn Raphaely has over 327 followers on Twitter.

Apartheid culture of police brutality still alive today

The anniversary of the death of Neil Aggett is a poignant reminder that police brutality is still happening in post-apartheid South Africa.

Denying paraplegic bail is ‘torture’

Doctor says keeping sickly awaiting-trial prisoner in jail is a denial of his constitutional rights. Carolyn Raphaely reports.

Paraplegic’s hellish ordeal in prison

Unlike Oscar Pistorius, who awaits trial in luxury, paraplegic Ronnie Fakude had to share a cell with 87 men.

Toxic meltdown at forensic labs

The country's top pathologists say laboratories are running on a backlog of up to 10 years, leaving the criminal justice system in the lurch.

Aunt queries postmortem report on boy

More than four years after a 14-year-old boy allegedly used his trousers to hang himself in a police cell, the inquest into his death has begun.

Who killed Leon Booysen?

The death of a teenager in police custody remains a mystery four years after he allegedly hanged himself.

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World Aids Day

Huge strides have been made, but the fight against HIV is far from over, and Covid-19 has disrupted testing and treatments

How to get the most money for your old iPhone towards a new one

Cash in your old iPhone to upgrade to a new one or get a reduced rate on your monthly contract from your service provider

Gender-Based Violence

In South Africa, women live in fear. It’s difficult to speak out against the patriarchal system, but many have done so, and continue to do so

POWER Business #OnTheMoney talks to Risenga Maluleke, South African Statistician-General

If Stats SA is to really have timely data that’s accurate and remains relevant then we need to make sure that the institution is strengthened

Dr Sumy Thomas: Deciphering the human puzzle, from the inside out

The Discovery Foundation MGH Fellowship Award recipient for 2020 will focus on internal medicine, particularly the endocrine system of patients affected by HIV

Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story