Child Abuse

Prostitutes in Colombia unite against child abuse

Colombia prostitutes have united in a popular tourist destination to protect children from an international network of pimps and sexual predators.

Keep child rape suspects in jail, says Xingwana

Those charged with rape and murder of children should not get bail, says Lulu Xingwana, the Minister for Women, Children and People with Disabilities.

State seeks murder conviction for PTA dad

The state has asked for the conviction of a father on a charge of murdering his two-year-old son after the child died of a severe head injury in 2008.

How music depicts violence against women and children

There are many in the fields of popular and alternative music that speak about violence against women and children from a different angle.

Pope begs forgiveness for sexual abuse scandal

Pope Benedict begged forgiveness from God and victims of child sexual abuse by priests on Friday.

Protecting children begins at home

Most children are abused by people they know, and widespread poverty feeds a cycle of violence, abuse and neglect.

Day 3: HOW TO: get a protection order

Today's guide shows you how to get protection through the courts If you are in an abusive relationship or a child in your care is being abused.

DAY 2: HOW TO: respond to child abuse

We've all heard the sounds of a child screaming. But what practical steps can you take if you seriously suspect a child you know is being abused?

The art of the matter

Roman Polanski's arrest on a 32-year-old charge of having sex with a minor has outraged the French government and film community, reports Jon Henley.

Glitter released from prison after child-abuse term

Former British glam rocker Gary Glitter was freed from a Vietnamese prison on Tuesday after serving two years and nine months for child abuse.

When alcohol abuse becomes child abuse

"About half the pupils in my class suffer in some way or another from the effects of alcohol abuse by their parents and people around them."


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders