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Lizeka Maduna

Lizeka Maduna

    Ukuthwala: The sex trafficking scandal devastating rural South Africa
    Ukuthwala: The sex trafficking scandal devastating rural South Africa
    “Back home in the Eastern Cape, ukuthwala is normal and has always been, so long as one has the means to pay lobola and if the girl's family...
    “Assault is commonplace in our communities because people don't do anything about it”
    “Assault is commonplace in our communities because people don't do anything about it”
    Statistics released by the South African Police Services in October show that common assault had decreased between 2016 and...
    After a devastating fire, teargas and rubber bullets on a Durban street
    After a devastating fire, teargas and rubber bullets on a Durban street
    On Thursday, police in Durban used teargas and rubber bullets to disperse an angry crowd of Foreman Road residents, who picketed in the streets...
    'I have friends who dropped out of university because they felt unsafe'
    'I have friends who dropped out of university because they felt unsafe'
    Students at the Durban University of Technology (DUT) say they’re fed up with feeling under threat from criminals while on campus. On...