Nosicelo Mtebeni murder suspect to appear in court today

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Kaya News Reporter The 25-year old suspect arrested for the alleged murder of Nosicelo Mtebeni, the 23-year old Fort Hare student whose body was found chopped and stuffed in a suitcase is due to appear in court this Monday. Police say they have a water-tight case against the suspect who is accused of brutally murdering… Continue reading Nosicelo Mtebeni murder suspect to appear in court today

‘Justice for Nosicelo’ trends after women’s chopped body found

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By: Natasha Archary  Justice for Nosicelo trends after a 23-year old woman’s chopped and mutilated body was found in a suitcase in East London. South Africans are left reeling by yet another gender-based violence incident in which a final year LLB student from the University of Fort Hare became the latest victim of femicide in… Continue reading ‘Justice for Nosicelo’ trends after women’s chopped body found

Woman, 22, shares rape ordeal: ‘I was raped by 7 men’

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By: Poelano Malema Gender-based violence continues to be in the spotlight in South Africa. Many women continue to be victims of rape and molestation. Anna ‘Orekwele’ Mohlala’s painful story begins when she was a small girl being raised by her grandmother in a village in Limpopo. The young girl says her mom got married and… Continue reading Woman, 22, shares rape ordeal: ‘I was raped by 7 men’

Women seize the month with ‘Red Lipstick Challenge’

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By: Natasha Archary  The ‘Red Lipstick Challenge’ is sweeping through social media and rallying up thousands of women this Women’s Month and if you think it’s just a ‘pretty selfie flex’ think again. A red lip is not just a makeup trend, it’s the foundation that is said to be the power move of women’s… Continue reading Women seize the month with ‘Red Lipstick Challenge’

KZN man charged for stabbing, hacking wife to death

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By Kaya 959 News KwaZulu-Natal police have arrested a man who allegedly stabbed and hacked his wife to death after a domestic dispute last week. SAPS spokesperson, Captain Nqobile Gwala, said 46-year-old  Philisiwe Mvubu was stabbed during an argument in Mkhazini in KwaMakhutha, south of Durban. Her husband allegedly used an angle-grinder to hack her… Continue reading KZN man charged for stabbing, hacking wife to death

SA urged to do more to protect children

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By Kaya 959 News As the country commemorates Child Protection Week, there are growing calls for communities to do more to protect children. Chairperson of the Select Committee on Health and Social Services, Maurencia Gillion said it is important to remember the impact the pandemic has had on the lives of children. This year’s theme… Continue reading SA urged to do more to protect children

Program launched to help deaf survivors of GBV

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By Kaya 959 News Long-suffering deaf and hard-of-hearing victims of gender-based-violence (GBV) and other social ills will now be able to receive SA Sign Language-based support. This is thanks to a programme that is being rolled out by the Neema Foundation for the deaf in various areas across the country The initiative is supported by… Continue reading Program launched to help deaf survivors of GBV

Bonnie Mbuli on GBV: ‘Who raised these men?’

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By Tamlyn Canham Bonnie Mbuli has started an important discussion about gender-based violence. “You don’t want to hear this… I don’t either, but who raised these men? We did,” she tweeted. you don’t want to hear this ..i don’t either, but Who raised these men? We did ! — Bonnie Mbuli (@BonnieMbuli) May 9, 2021… Continue reading Bonnie Mbuli on GBV: ‘Who raised these men?’

Cop in court for shooting wife in the face

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By Kaya 959 News A North West police officer is expected to formally apply for bail in the Garankuwa Magistrate Court next week. Warrant Officer Semausu Eddie Molobela is accused of shooting his wife during an argument. Independent Police Investigative Directorate spokesperson, Ndileka Cola, says the 36-year-old Warrant Officer, who is stationed at the Hebron… Continue reading Cop in court for shooting wife in the face

Two life sentences for Keneilwe Pule’s killer

Kaya 959 News   Lungile Nxelelwa was sentenced to two life imprisonment sentences for the murder of his girlfriend, Keneilwe Pule.   The High Court ruling from the Palm Ridge Magistrate Court will decide his fate for the brutal murder in 2019.   The court also added an additional five years on his third charge… Continue reading Two life sentences for Keneilwe Pule’s killer

President Cyril Ramaphosa launched Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Response Fund

By: Natasha Archary   Speaking on Thursday night, 4th February 2021, President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the private sector-led, multi-sectoral Gender-Based Violence and Femicide (GBVF) Response Fund. The initiative comes two years after the GBVF Summit held in 2018.   The President called for all South Africans, including the private sector to respond to GBV and… Continue reading President Cyril Ramaphosa launched Gender-Based Violence and Femicide Response Fund

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Dear Friend, I am sorry that this comes now even though sorry is something I shouldn’t be. I’ve listened and struggled against my condition to condone what you see as a joke and as playful or as something I am innately meant to understand because we call each other friends. In this strange place of… Continue reading Dear Friend