Mafevuka trial: Poor lighting claim casts shadow on witness account
A court has heard that there are lights near the communal toilets where Sinoxolo Mafevuka's body was discovered last year.
5 human trafficking suspects face court this week
Two of the accused also apparently extorted patrons at alleged brothels between 2012 and 2015.
Sinoxolo Mafevuka’s brother recalls the last time he saw her
Mafevuka's brother Lolwabo Mafevuka says last time he saw his sister, she grabbed some toilet paper before leaving their shack.
Family last saw Sinoxolo Mafevuka alive when she went to the toilet
Iminathi Mafevuka, Mafevuka's sister-in-law, has told the court the teenager had left the house after seven in the evening.
‘Henri van Breda must’ve been standing still to sustain his wounds’
Dr Marianne Tiemensma maintains the wounds on Van Breda's body appear self-inflicted.
Henri van Breda’s injuries were self-inflicted, court told
A clinical forensic specialist says there was a stark contrast between Henri van Breda's injuries and those of his family's.
#SinoxoloMafevuka: In loco inspection to be held at crime scene
Advocate Shaid Bruinders, who represents Athabile Mafilika, told the court an inspection is needed in order for the court to get a clearer picture of the area.
EMS: Poor lighting in Cape townships a major problem
Paramedic Gilbert Jacobs says response times are often delayed in areas where there are no street lights.
MEC Plato urges communities to work together to protect women, children
MEC Dan Plato has echoed the calls from across SA, where more needs to be done to address the scourge of violence against women and children.
Limited street lights a major cause of high crime rates in CT townships
The Social Justice Coalition is demanding more lighting in townships across Cape Town.
Final goodbye: Courtney Pieters to be laid to rest
Courtney Pieters' body was found dumped in Epping last weekend, after she had gone missing a few days earlier.
'More needs to be done to address gender-based violence in SA'
This comes in the wake of the murders of several women and children in the country in recent weeks.
Athlone mother's desperate search for bone marrow donor for son (3)
Raqeeb Palm was diagnosed with Aplastic Anaemia in October after his mother noticed unusual bruises on his body.
Nkwinti: Govt working to transform land claims commission
Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Nkwinti delivered the department's R10 billion budget vote in Parliament on Friday.
Bromwell Street residents’ case postponed to August
The residents are seeking a court order declaring the City has a constitutional obligation to provide emergency accommodation close to where they currently live.
Defence in Sinoxolo Mafevuka case pokes holes in crime scene evidence
Lawyers of the men accused of the rape and murder of Sinoxolo Mafevuka argue anyone could've tampered with the crime scene.
Sinoxolo Mafevuka murder scene was not contaminated, says cop
Cousins Xolisa and Athabile Mafilika are standing trial for the 19-year-old's rape and murder in 2016.
DNA results from Mafevuka's body don’t match the accused’s
Advocate Shaid Bruinders has told the court his client, Athabile, has an alibi for the night of Mafevuka's disappearance in March last year.