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.


State capture commission granted a 13-month extension

Judge Wendy Hughes says this is the final extension because finality is "owed to the nation"

eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

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Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs