Latest articles on Anene Booysen

Stats SA report on sexual violence questionable and ‘ridiculous’, say experts

Stats SA completely misses the plot in their latest report on statistics of sexual violence in South Africa, writes Ra'eesa Pather.

Kana given double life sentence for Booysen’s rape, murder

Johannes Kana, the man convicted of raping and murdering Bredasdorp teenager Anene Booysen, has been sentenced to two life sentences.

Letty Wapad: The rape that didn’t shake a nation

While Anene Booysen's rape and murder caused an international outcry, Letty Wapad's similar case went under-reported and almost unheard.

Anene Booysen: Kana’s sentencing postponed

The sentencing of Johannes Kana - convicted for the rape and murder of Bredasdorp teenager Anene Booysen - has been postponed.

State to request life sentence for Kana on Booysen’s birthday

The state will seek life imprisonment for Johannes Kana, convicted of the rape and murder of Anene Booysen, when he is sentenced on her birthday.

Kana charged for rape and murder of Booysen

Johannes Kana has been formally charged with the rape and murder of Anene Booysen, according to media reports.

Taking a page from a book of art

Bestselling author Lauren Beukes has a way with violence–a dark twisting of words.It's not a platform for cheap thrills, though.

Booysen rape: Why NPA rejected alleged killer’s plea

The NPA says it rejected Johannes Kana's guilty plea for the rape of slain teenager Anene Booysen because it would have implied a lesser sentence.

Lack of evidence: Suspect freed in Anene Booysen case

Charges have been dropped against one of the men accused of raping and killing Anene Booysen, the National Prosecuting Authority has said.

Anene Booysen: State drops all charges against Davids

Despite Anene Booysen identifying Jonathan Davids as one of her attackers hours before dying, the state has dropped all charges against him.

Zuma: No woman or child should be beaten or raped

Women and children should not have to face violence or rape anywhere in South Africa, says President Jacob Zuma.

Anene Booysen: Flowers and rage in Bredasdorp

Grief over the rape and murder of Anene Booysen has given way to seething anger in Bredasdorp.

Anene Booysen trial: Accused denied bail

Jonathan Davids, one of the accused in the rape and murder of Anene Booysen, has been denied bail in the Bredasdorp Magistrate's Court.

Bail hearing continues for Booysen’s murder accused

The families of murdered teenager Anene Booysen and a man accused of killing her has packed the Bredasdorp Magistrate's Court.

Ministers absent from crucial gender debate

Cabinet ministers have come under fire from opposition MPs for missing a crucial debate in Parliament on gender-based violence.

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