Gender Violence

Ignore male victims at society’s peril

There is a crisis of violence against women. But men also suffer brutalisation. This contributes to the abuse of women

There is no excuse for violence against children

It's time to get serious about another SDG: ending violence against children

Fight the random everyday acts of violence

We have the organisations, the policies, the laws and the insights to try to stop it, but still it goes on

Facebook murder: Case headed to High Court in Durban

Thabani Mzolo, 23, appeared in the Durban magistrate's court on Wednesday where he was served with an indictment

Rhodes must stop treating rapists like victims

The university senate is fighting over the limited execution of a limited sexual violence strategy

Rhodes rages after suicide

Has the university, rocked by protests in 2016, done enough to address gender violence?

Almost half of Khayelitsha primary school learners have experienced sexual violence

The youngest children are the ones most at risk — and less likely to report it.

Shutting down the blaming of women for rape

On Wednesday, women and gender non-conforming activists marched to mark the start of Women’s Month in South Africa and to say ‘enough is enough’

One in three sex workers surveyed report being sexually abused by police

Sex workers tell of being tortured, including being beaten with sjamboks.

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?

Karabo Mokoena second ‘trial within a trial’

Constable Helen Mahwete was the sixth witness to be called to testify in the case against Sandile Mantsoe who is accused of killing Karabo Mokoena

Murder accused in Karabo Mokoena case appears in court

On Monday, Sandile Mantsoe her former boyfriend, pleaded not guilty to murder

Latest

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

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

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

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it