Domestic Violence

Viwe Dalingozi burned to death.  Will she get justice?

In the first part of a series, the Mail & Guardian tells the story of her violent death, a botched investigation and her family’s quest for justice

All Blacks coach winds back on domestic violence comments

Steve Hansen moves to clarify comments he made, downplaying the role of gender in domestic violence

Violence raises the urgent need for more health services

South Africa has one of the highest rates of violence inflicted on women and girls in the world

Justice fails when too much is at stake

A large number of cases related to domestic violence are being withdrawn. Prosecutors explain why.

The horror of abuse taking place in SA’s bedrooms

Babes Wodumo’s beating is public knowledge but  thousands more suffer the same fate. Five women tell their stories

Mampintsha out on R2000 bail, threatens to lay charges against Babes Wodumo

After his arrest on Tuesday, Mampintsha has been released on bail and is threatening to lay charges against Bongekile Simelane, aka Babes Wodumo.

Customary wives in fight against marital abuse

Depending on the resources they have access to, women can call family meetings to shame their husbands or use the full weight of statutory law

Myths shroud queer abuse

The idea that violence is heterosexually defined silences same-sex victims

PowerFM boss Given Mkhari, wife assault matters withdrawn – NPA

​Court matters against PowerFM boss Given Mkhari and his wife Ipeleng were withdrawn in the Randburg magistrate's court on Friday

Youth is not an excuse

XXXTentacion’s death shows that society is still not primed to listen to the victims of abuse

Here’s how the police strategy to curb violent crime could work

To significantly reduce violence and harm in South Africa, the police should expand the strategy in three ways

South Africa’s killer men, smiling and unfazed

When a man is convicted of assaulting or murdering a woman, would you expect them to smile, laugh or make peace signs?

Press Releases

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Is your tertiary institution is accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.