Anene Booysen

 
Sigh. I’m still protesting
Sigh. I’m still protesting
I have been holding this sign since the 1980s, when I became a feminist activist, while studying in the United States for my PhD in political...
Declare war on the subjugation of women
Declare war on the subjugation of women
In August 2016 Winnie Madikizela-Mandela made remarks that resonated with black people and reverberated around the country. She said: “Singayi...
The chain between words and violence
The chain between words and violence
There has been a justified outpouring of national anger and fury over the past few weeks in response to the ongoing war on the bodies of girls and...
Stats SA report on sexual violence questionable and 'ridiculous', say experts
Stats SA report on sexual violence questionable and 'ridiculous', say experts
It doesn’t take a genius to know that in South Africa, black women are more likely than those of other races to be victims of sexual offences as a...
Number One broke my internets!
Number One broke my internets!
Nkandla report: Zuma in the deep end
Kana given double life sentence for Booysen's rape, murder
Kana given double life sentence for Booysen's rape, murder
Johannes Kana was on Friday sentenced to two life sentences for the rape and murder of Anene Booysen.
Letty Wapad: The rape that didn't shake a nation
Letty Wapad: The rape that didn't shake a nation
Her name is Letty Wapad. She was a 24-year-old mother and when she died, it seemed like no one outside of her community even noticed. Her attackers...
Anene Booysen: Kana's sentencing postponed
Anene Booysen: Kana's sentencing postponed
The sentencing of Johannes Kana for the rape and murder of Bredasdorp teenager Anene Booysen was postponed in the Swellendam Circuit Court on...
State to request life sentence for Kana on Booysen's birthday
State to request life sentence for Kana on Booysen's birthday
The state will seek a life sentence for Johannes Kana, who was convicted on Tuesday of the rape and murder of Bredasdorp teenager Anene Booysen,...
Kana charged for rape and murder of Booysen
Kana charged for rape and murder of Booysen
The Star reported on Monday that Johannes Kana was formally charged with the rape and murder of Anene Booysen.
Taking a page from a book of art
Taking a page from a book of art
Her latest novel, The Shining Girls, is, she says, "fundamentally about violence against women. How we talk about it, how we...
Booysen rape: Why NPA rejected alleged killer's plea
Booysen rape: Why NPA rejected alleged killer's plea
Western Cape National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) spokesperson Eric Ntabazalila said on Wednesday they asked Johannes Kana (21) to plead to...

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