EFF drags President Ramaphosa into Mbuyiseni Ndlozi’s false rape accusations

The EFF has dragged President Cyril Ramaphosa through the mud after one of its leaders, Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, was on Monday falsely accused of rape by the newspaper Daily Sun. Gauteng police denied the reports in the paper that Ndlozi was a suspect in a case involving a 23-year-old woman who claims to have been raped […]

Police hunt for suspect known as Belamine or Eshrom after rape of 11-year-old child in Limpopo

Police in Vhulaudzi in Vhembe district in Limpopo are appealing or information that could lead to the arrest of a man who allegedly raped an eleven-year-old child in his house on two occasions in February and March before disappearing. Limpopo police spokesman Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said in a statement that the suspect had on both […]

3 Eastern Cape men sentenced to 5 life terms for rape

Detectives from the Eastern Cape are being praised for securing the conviction and sentencing of three rapists to five life terms and 20 years’ imprisonment. In a statement, provincial police spokesperson Captain Khaya Tonjeni said the detectives’ hard work had paid off as the men were sentenced earlier this week. Tonjeni said the three rapists, […]

Mom gets R1 000 bail in child neglect and rape case

The elderly man faces charges of raping his partner’s 11-year-old daughter, while her mother is accused of child neglect. The couple went on the run after a good Samaritan rescued the woman’s three children. Police said the siblings, aged two, five, and 11, were neglected and sometimes left alone to fend for themselves. “It all […]

Pastor sentenced to life for rape, assault and calling person a witch

The high court in Polokwane has sentenced 58-year-old pastor James Devine Thubakgale to life imprisonment for rape, common assault and calling a person a witch. The court sentenced him to life imprisonment plus 10 years on two counts of rape, common assault and four months for calling a person a witch. Thubakgale is already serving […]

They stabbed my [email protected] and gang rap3d me – Mbongeni Ngema’s granddaughter Ayanda details horrific rape ordeal

The granddaughter of an internationally acclaimed playwright has opened up about her rape and gang-rape ordeals in two separate incidents in Kwazulu-Natal about two decades ago. Ayanda Ngema, whose grandfather is award-winning playwright Mbongeni Ngema, said she was raped by the son of their helper when she was four years old. She was later gang-raped […]

Prisoner involved in viral video serving life in jail for rape

An inmate and prison warder locked themselves in a room for some poking fun. And the intimate moment was caught on camera, with the video making waves on social media. The inmate is doing life for rape, robbery, housebreaking, attempted murder, and attempted rape. He was sentenced in 2008. According to a source, the woman […]

Pastor Thubakgale who is serving 2 life terms for rape, convicted again

The High Court in Polokwane has found 58-year-old pastor James Devine Thubakgale guilty of three counts of rape, assault common, and calling another person a witch. Thubakgale, who is already serving two life sentences after being convicted last year on two counts of raping minors aged 14 and 16, was convicted on Monday of the […]

Limpopo pastor found guilty of rape and calling a person a witch

A pastor who promised his congregants that they would see heaven if they acceded to his requests, has been found guilty of three counts of rape, common assault, and calling a person a witch by the Limpopo High Court. James Devine Thubakgale, 58, of Devine Deliverance Church in Seshego, would target young girls who were […]

Bishops College investigating video of alleged rape incident

The prestigious Bishops Diocesan College in Cape Town is investigating the validity of a video purporting to show the alleged rape of a 15-year-old boy, while other learners look on. The video has been widely shared on social media. In a statement, the school said it is aware of the video – and that it […]