Gauteng

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Mar 20th, 2013
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After the rape of Anene Booysen and other acts of violence outraged many South Africans, some organisations have publicly demonstrated their view that enough is enough. GREG NICOLSON & SHASHA MODIKE look at a few groups who have expressed their outrage and want to do something about violence agai...
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Feb 17th, 2013
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The incarceration of Oscar Pistorius exposed a major flaw in South Africa’s safety and security system as the country’s troubled police cells are not properly designed to accommodate criminal suspects with physical disabilities writes DE WET POTGIETER. When government authorities realised on Friday m...
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Jul 6th, 2012
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In Cape Town’s latest case of human trafficking, a young woman was allegedly kept captive in a Brooklyn wendy house for seven months and forced into prostitution and drug addiction. This week the city’s Vice Squad removed the 23-year-old woman, along with a 19-year-old woman, from the residence. It’s...
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May 3rd, 2012
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Four minors accused in a brutal videotaped gang rape of a mentally disabled teenager were released on $67 bail Thursday, their lawyer said. The boys fear for their safety and will not be returning to their homes because of anger in the community, lawyer William Karam told CNN. Best Ways To Win A Guy ...
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Apr 23rd, 2012
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Johannesburg – Investigations continued on Monday into a robbery at the house of suspended ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema’s lawyer, Muzi Sikhakhane, Gauteng police said. “There have been no arrests yet and investigations are continuing,” said Lieutenant Colonel Tshisikh...
By benim
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Dec 2nd, 2011
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Lusaka, 24 November: It’s 5am on the eve of the International Day of No Violence Against Women that kicks off the Sixteen Days of Activism campaign. My alarm rings barely six hours after I arrive in the Zambian capital and I am in a panic as I will be speaking in a few hours about […]...
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Nov 23rd, 2011
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Durban – A Gauteng woman has been raped in front of her teenage sons and their friends, just hours after arriving in KwaZulu-Natal for a holiday. After raping the mother from Vanderbijlpark and ransacking the self-catering unit, the four armed men went to another self-catering unit on the same ...
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Nov 15th, 2011
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Pietermaritzburg – Suspended ANC Youth League president Julius Malema will have to wait until Wednesday to know whether charges levelled against him by the SA Minority Rights Equality Movement (Samrem) have been dropped. This emerged after a meeting held in Pietermaritzburg between Malema and t...
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Nov 6th, 2011
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Mbombela – If Swaziland suffers an economic and social collapse, the provinces of Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng will be most affected, says South African sociologist Hilda Simelane. Simelane told African Eye News Service that a Swazi collapse would not only hurt exports to Swaziland, bu...
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Oct 17th, 2011
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Johannesburg – The man accused of killing Roodepoort schoolgirl Louise de Waal has confessed to being the “Sunday rapist”, police said on Monday. “Johannes Jacobus Steyn confessed before a magistrate in Krugersdorp on Friday,” Lieutenant Colonel Tshisikhawe Ndou told rep...