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Senior journalist ‘sexually abused boys over decades’

Another former senior Media24 journalist has been accused of sexually abusing boys while he held senior positions in the media. News24 is in the possession of three affidavits from men who accuse 80-year-old Coenie Slabber, a well-known former arts editor who worked at Sunday newspaper Rapport between the 1970s and[…]

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Affordable counselling and legal advice for locals

Local organisation Enough is Enough is offering those affected by rape, grooming, bullying, depression and other forms of abuse the chance to receive counselling and legal advice at an unbelievably affordable rate. The service aims to assist victims who need motivation, support and guidance. Offering advice for legal issues, they[…]

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Has 16 Days of Activism helped?

At times, it feels like the war against gender-based violence simply won’t end. Police stats show more women are reporting incidents. It appears the country is not a safe place for women. READ: ‘Women have no fault in this’: Ramaphosa speaks on GBV As the 16 Days of Activism campaign begins, here are some of[…]

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How corrupt are police in your province?

Nicole Dlamini* was locked up in a holding cell and harassed by a police officer when she went to the station to report her abusive lover. Her sin was that the officer, who interrogated and detained her, was a former school buddy of her lover. Dlamini had gone to a[…]

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Al Noor Orphanage Centre denies abuse

The Al Noor Orphanage Centre in Woodstock which faces serious allegations of physical and sexual abuse is denying that it had any knowledge of such abuse. Several children have been removed from the centre, following a preliminary investigation into complaints by the Western Cape Department of Social Development. Director of[…]

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